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University of Potsdam


Climate | Earth | Water | Sustainability

Subjects: Climate,Water,Sustainability

M.Sc. | Master of Science

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

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

Course description

Climate, Earth, Water, Sustainability (CLEWS) is a research-focused degree program deeply intertwined with ongoing projects at both university and non-university institutes in Potsdam. Many master's theses are conducted within these research projects. The course modules are closely aligned with the partners' research activities, incorporating the latest research questions, findings, and methods into the curriculum. The program emphasizes competency-based learning. It focuses on technical knowledge while also fostering methodical, social, and personal skills. Teaching, learning objectives, and examinations are all content-coordinated to ensure a comprehensive educational experience.

Program Information

Study Location Potsdam
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 292 EUR
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Certificate of the general university entrance qualification or a restricted entrance qualification for a university of applied sciences with English as the first foreign language or a university entrance qualification with confirmation of level B2 UNIcert® II, III or IV certificate TOEFL® Internet-Based Test (iBT) or TOEFL iBT Home Edition with at least 75 points Cambridge English B2 First (FCE) with at least 160 points IELTS or IELTS Online with at least 6.0 points in every test component Proof of completion of a program of study at a recognized university with English as the sole language of instruction or with English as a subject in the main or minor field, as a subject in teacher training, or within a comparable combination of subjects. Suitable certificates or documents to prove an English-language program of study include the degree certificate, a transcript of records, a diploma supplement, regulations concerning access to and conduct of studies, or comparable evidence. Certificate of the higher education entrance qualification obtained for an Englishlanguage course of education in a country that has English as an official language Pearson Test of English - PTE Academic or PTE Academic Online with at least 59 points College English Test (CET; China): Band6 with at least 550 points

Qualification Requirements

In general, the prerequisite for master’s studies at the University of Potsdam is a first academic degree, such as a bachelor’s degree. Your first degree should be in a subject relevant to the program. Since this is an English-language degree program, a very good knowledge of English, corresponding at least to level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference, is expected. A first undergraduate degree from an institution of higher education in Geoecology, Environmental Sciences or Physics amounting to at least 180 CPs; or a first undergraduate degree in the natural sciences with evidence of successfully completed modules amounting to at least 12 credit points each in physics, 12 CP earth and environmental sciences, 12 CP mathematics, and at least another 12 credit points in the natural sciences.

Application Process

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Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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