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University of Greifswald


Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution

Subjects: Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution,Ecology,Evolution,Biodiversity

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

💶  Cost per Semester
125 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The master's degree program in Biodiversity and Ecology (M. Sc.) is crafted as a professional course, spanning four semesters and totaling 120 ECTS points. It welcomes graduates from life science disciplines such as biology, landscape ecology, geoecology, and environmental sciences. To offer maximum flexibility and allow for personal focus, the program includes only three compulsory specialist modules. The core of the program consists of a customizable selection of six modules from the available options. This flexibility also makes it easy to incorporate international study experiences. The master's thesis, worth 30 ECTS, is completed in the fourth semester. The program integrates a wide range of methods, which vary depending on the chosen advanced modules.

Program Information

Study Location Greifswald
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Part-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 125 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
⏱️ Application Start Winter

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Language Requirements

Cambridge (CAE) No information

Knowledge of English (B2 level, testified by certificates such as FCE, TOEFL (CBT) 213, TOEFL (IBT) 80, TOEFL (PBT) 550, TOEIC 785, IELTS 6.0 or at least seven years of classes in English as a foreign language at school) is a necessary requirement.

Qualification Requirements

Entry requirements for the master's degree program are a first professional university degree in a biological or life sciences degree program or in a closely related degree program with at least 50% of the credit points of the first professional degree from the biological field on topics such as zoology, botany, ecology, evolution, or Physiology.

Document Requirements

Online application on the Uni-Assist applicant portal CV a passport copy Secondary school leaving certificate If applicable, proof of studies (with an overview of subjects and grades) and acquired university degrees (final diploma, with an overview of subjects and grades) Proof of German language skills Proof of English and/or other language skills (if required for the subject, see subject information in the applicant portal) TestAS certificate (only for medicine and dentistry, 1st semester) Letter of motivation (only for M.Sc. Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation) Proof of aptitude test (for art and music and church music) Applicants from China, India, Vietnam: an APS certificate (confirmation of verification from the respective German embassy)

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Restricted
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