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Christian Albrecht University of Kiel


International Master in Applied Ecology

Subjects: International Master in Applied Ecology,Applied Ecology

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
60 EUR

💶  Cost per Semester
250 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The International Master in Applied Ecology (IMAE) is a Joint Master Course offered by the University of Coimbra (UC - Portugal) and the Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (CAU - Germany). This program collaborates closely with an international consortium of four universities: University of East Anglia (UEA - UK), Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS - Brazil), University of Saskatchewan (USask - Canada), and University of São Paulo (USP - Brazil). IMAE aims to develop professionals who can tackle environmental challenges using ecological sciences, while also considering social, political, and economic factors. Graduates will be equipped to conserve the environment, influence business practices, and navigate legislation. They will promote sustainable growth and address the needs of citizens, public authorities, and industry. The program offers a diverse range of course contents and multiple mobility periods. This structure enhances students' international perspectives and broadens their understanding of applied ecology.

Program Information

Study Location Kiel
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU 60 EUR
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 250 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

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IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

Good knowledge of the English language. The events take place in English. According to the study qualification statutes, the following language requirements apply, which must be proven upon enrollment: If English is not your native language, sufficient knowledge of English must be demonstrated - IELTS: overall score of 6.5 or - TOEFL® iBT (Internet-based test): overall score of 92 or - TOEFL® ITP (Paper-based test): overall score of 580 or - relevant certificates that demonstrate level C1 or C2 according to the European Framework of Reference for Languages ​​(Council of Europe's Common European Framework (CEF)). (These language skills, which were already tested by a joint committee at the University of Coimbra when entering the 1st semester, do not need to be proven again).

Qualification Requirements

The prerequisite for admission to the master's program is a completed bachelor's degree with at least 180 credit points in a natural science course with a focus on ecology, biology, population genetics, evolution or environmental sciences or an equivalent degree.

Document Requirements

Prepare the following supporting documents for step 2: Motivation letter Degree certificate Transcript of records Two letters of recommendation (duly signed, merged into 1 PDF) Proof of English proficiency (IELTS, TOEFL, Cambridge…) OR a letter stating that you are a native English speaker Proof of identity (identity card or passport) Curriculum Vitae Recent photography (passport template)

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
Application directly at the University,
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