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Justus Liebig university of Giessen

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Sustainable Transition

Subjects: Sustainable Transition

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
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Course description

Do you want to grasp the intricacies of development and transition processes? Are you eager to drive social and technological change for more sustainable economic activities? Do you have a keen interest in the interdependencies of social, economic, political, and natural sciences? Would you like to study from anywhere in the world at one of Germany’s oldest universities? Join us in shaping a sustainable future with a focus on sustainable agricultural and food systems through our international Master’s degree programme, Sustainable Transition. The Master’s degree programme in Sustainable Transition is the first fully online degree offered by Justus Liebig University Giessen. It is provided by the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, Nutritional Sciences, and Environmental Management (Faculty 09), known for its expertise in the scientific analysis of agricultural and food systems. The programme spans four semesters, with all courses and examinations available online, allowing you to participate remotely. If you prefer to experience Giessen in person, you can attend on-site courses during the summer vacations. Embark on this journey with us and contribute to a more sustainable world.

Program Information

Study Location Giessen
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote Yes
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 304 EUR
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As the entire degree course is taught in English, applicants must provide proof of sufficient knowledge of written and spoken English. Accepted proofs of language proficiency: either: TOEFL-Test ITB (internet-based test) with at least 95 points or IELTS-Test with at least grade of 7 in the academic test; or: Proof of obtaining a local higher education entrance qualification in one of the following countries: Australia, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, USA, United Kingdom, South Africa; or: Proof of a Bachelor’s degree in English in one of the following countries: Australia, Ireland, Canada, New Zealand, USA, United Kingdom, South Africa; or: Proof of the UNIcert III certificate.

Qualification Requirements

Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree with at least 180 ECTS-points and the grade good or very good (Minimum Grade of 2.6 German grading system) in one of the following scientific fields: Agriculture Nutrition Natural or environmental sciences Economics Political science Proof of sufficient knowledge in economics, and/or the social sciences, i.e. at least 60 ECTS points in at least one of these subjects. The application includes a letter of motivation with 500 words (+/- 10%) outlining the candidate’s personal motivation and his or her subject-specific knowledge. Applications will be examined individually as to whether the study requirements are fulfilled. A specialist commission at JLU will then finally decide on the admission. The criteria for the evaluation of the motivation letter are given in the examination regulations. We cannot provide information on the status of acceptance before the application process is fully completed.

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