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Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt am Main

Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health

Subjects: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health,Ecosystem Health,Ecology

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
363 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
01.04.

Course description

The master's degree program "Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health" delves into the study and research of biodiversity, ecology, ecotoxicology, and the evolution of animals, plants, and fungi, all within the framework of global change. This program imparts both foundational and contemporary scientific knowledge, alongside a wide array of skills essential for practical fieldwork and laboratory work. Emphasizing a strong research orientation, the curriculum covers topics such as genetic diversity, biodiversity, nature conservation, interactions, multiple stressors, biocenoses, and ecosystems. Students gain hands-on experience and theoretical understanding, preparing them to tackle real-world environmental challenges. The program's comprehensive approach ensures that graduates are well-equipped to contribute to the field of biodiversity and ecosystem health, fostering a deeper understanding of our natural world and its intricate dynamics.

Program Information

Study Location Frankfurt am Main
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 363 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
01.04.

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proof of sufficient English language skills (level B2), proven by: - a successfully completed Bachelor taught in English, or - a minimum one-year study or occupational stay in an English-speaking country within the last three years, or - TOEFL test (score at least 72 points), or - IELTS test (score at least 5.0), or - proof of at least six years English as school subejct.

Qualification Requirements

BSc or comparable degree in a bio-scientific subject proof of sufficient English language skills (level B2), proven by: - a successfully completed Bachelor taught in English, or - a minimum one-year study or occupational stay in an English-speaking country within the last three years, or - TOEFL test (score at least 72 points), or - IELTS test (score at least 5.0), or - proof of at least six years English as school subejct. Letter of Motivation Letter of motivation in English language (400 to 600 words) – It should contain: What is your motivation to study in Biodiversity and Ecosystem Health at Goethe-University, pratical/professional experiences, etc. More information can be found in the study regulations above. The motivation letter is evaluated as follows: Decision on the recommendation for approval is done on the basis of the marks of the first professional degree (51%) and letter of motivation (49%). The resulting overall rating must be at least 2,5 points. Applicants with an international university entrance qualification and Bachelor's degree: Good working knowledge of German (B1) is recommended for daily communication at the university (no certification needed).

Document Requirements

if you are not already enrolled at Universität Frankfurt: a university entrance qualification (e.g. A-Levels) certificate of the Bachelor's degree programme possible transcript of records or equivalent document listing the content of the study programme letter of motivation (400 to 600 words) proof of English language skills (level B2) APS certificate for applicants from India, Vietnam and China (original)

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