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University of Hohenheim


Landscape Ecology

Subjects: Landscape Ecology,Nature Conservation

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

💶  Cost per Semester
186 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
1,500 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

Landscape ecology delves into the dynamics of biodiversity and ecosystems, addressing urgent questions brought about by global environmental changes. In this English-language program, students explore the intricate relationships between biodiversity, climate, soils, and land use. The curriculum is rich with fieldwork, laboratory experiments, and computer-based practicals. It places a strong emphasis on project and team-based work, fostering collaboration and hands-on learning. Students in this program gain a deep understanding of how different elements of the environment interact. They study the impact of climate on biodiversity, the role of soils in supporting ecosystems, and how land use changes affect natural habitats. The program's structure ensures that learners are not just passive recipients of information but active participants in their education. Fieldwork allows students to observe and analyze real-world ecosystems, while laboratory sessions provide a controlled environment to test hypotheses and conduct experiments. Computer practicals equip them with the skills to model ecological processes and interpret complex data. This comprehensive approach ensures that graduates are well-prepared to tackle the environmental challenges of our time. By focusing on project and team-based work, the program encourages students to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills. They learn to work effectively in groups, communicate their ideas clearly, and apply their knowledge to

Program Information

Study Location Stuttgart
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 1,500 EUR
Cost per Semester 186 EUR
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Language Requirements

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1. TOEFL IBT (ITP is not accepted) 90 (no section under 18 points) 2. IELTS Academic 6.5 (no section under 5.5 points) 3. Cambridge EFL exam 1) CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) 4. Cambridge Business English Certificate (BEC) BEC Higher 5. TELC / Certificate in English 2) B2 (at least “good”) 6. Language exam UNIcert level 3) II (at least “good”)

Qualification Requirements

Above-average Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences, Environmental Science, Ecology, Biology, Landscape Planning, or a related program at a university in Germany or abroad or at a university of applied sciences with a standard period of study of at least 3 years or an equivalent degree. Proof of English language skills Content requirements We require basic understanding of ecology and good fundamental knowledge of statistics and computer applications. We also require the ability and willingness to work in intercultural teams.

Document Requirements

Grades and ranking in previous studies Letter of recommendation from professors Stay abroad lasting 3 months or longer Letter of motivation Additional points are given for vocational training, an intern examination, or proven two years of professional experience related to the degree program.

Application Process

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