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University of Bayreuth

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Global Change Ecology

Subjects: Global Change Ecology,Global Change,Ecology

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
148 EUR

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

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.06.

Course description

The program is dedicated to understanding and analyzing the most critical environmental issue of the 21st century: Global Change. Addressing these new and interdisciplinary problems requires innovative research and educational approaches. A key focus of the program is integrating natural science perspectives on global change with social science disciplines. This elite study program combines the expertise of the Universities of Bayreuth and Augsburg, along with Bavarian research institutions, and economic, administrative, and international organizations. Unique in Germany, it stands at the forefront of international efforts. The goal is to train highly qualified leaders for roles in science, environmental protection, and political or economic decision-making. The program's curriculum includes study subjects that bridge natural and social sciences, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of global change. By fostering collaboration and innovation, the program aims to equip students with the skills needed to tackle complex environmental challenges effectively.

Program Information

Study Location Bayreuth
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 148 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.03.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.06.

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Language Requirements

CEFR B2
IELTS 6.5
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 80

UNIcert III: Pass Cambridge Proficiency: Pass Cambridge Advanced: Grade B Cambridge First:Grade A IELTS: Band 7.5 TOEFL iBT: 95 TOEFL ITP: 627 German Abitur certificate is not automatically accepted, but can be submitted for examination if it expressly states the language level you have achieved, and this level is based on a KMK directive. When B2 is required UNIcert II: Pass or better Cambridge Proficiency: Pass or better Cambridge Advanced: Grade C or better Cambridge First:Grade B or better IELTS: Band 6.5 TOEFL iBT: 80 TOEFL ITP: 543 German Abitur certificate if it expressly states the language level you have achieved, and this level is based on a KMK directive.

Qualification Requirements

A university degree (or completed course of studies) in the Bachelor’s programmes Biology, Geography or Geo-Ecology &Environmental Studies, International Economics & Development, Philosophy & Economics, Physics, a degree for teaching at public schools (Bachelor, first state examinations, Magister) or a law degree (Bachelor, Diplom, first law examination) at the University of Bayreuth or an equal degree Equivalency Equivalency of the completed bachelor's degree is the responsibility of the board of examiners and is not determined conclusively until the application process is under way; for further inquiries regarding the application or to the assessment procedure please contact the coordinators via gce@uni-bayreuth.de Aptitude Assessment Process One prerequisite for admission to the programme is the passing of an aptitude assessment process (see Examination Regulations, Annex 2), which is conducted in English; it includes an evaluation of the applicant's qualifications and, if necessary, a personal interview (stage II of the aptitude assessment process)

Application Process

Acceptance Interview Yes
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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