M.Sc. in Environmental Sciences (Germany) Deadline: May 31, 2019

Trier University

Application Deadline

May. 31, 2019

Program Commencement

October 1, 2019

Duration of the Program

Four Semesters

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Program Details

Trier University in cooperation with Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), Luxembourg invites applicants for the international and interdisciplinary Master’s programme in Environmental Sciences (ES). The program is designed for graduates in environmental, life, and geosciences who intend to specialize in different fields of environmental assessment, monitoring, and management issues. Based on advanced methodological skills and systems analysis, the students will be trained for jobs in public authorities, private agencies, relevant sections in related industries, insurance companies, and others. In addition, the Master’s degree entitles graduates to follow a scientific career in universities and research institutions.

The programme offers three alternative fields of specialization: 1) Environmental Monitoring and Pollution Assessment (ES I): Impacts of climate change and environmental pollution to environmental systems, chemical analysis of the environmental impact of toxic substances on biotic and abiotic environment, disturbance of ecological cycles, assessment of cause-and-effect chains. 2) Environmental Remote Sensing and Modelling (ES II): Use of remote sensing systems for assessing and monitoring the environment, focused on terrestrial ecosystems and the atmosphere/climate system; integration of process models and spatial data analysis (in numerical models and GIS). 3) Environmental Conservation and Restoration Management (ES III): Management strategies for nature conservation and restoration as well as dumpsite reclamation and remediation.

Main study subjects in this international Master’s programme are Analytical and Ecological Chemistry, Biogeography, Computer Sciences, Environmental Meteorology / Climatology, Environmental Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics, Geobotany, Geology, Geostatistics, Hydrology, Mathematics, Soil Sciences, and Sustainable Development.

There are NO tuition fees for the program.

Eligibility/ Requirements

Applicants with a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) or equivalent in environmental sciences or similar are eligible to apply.
Applicants must provide proof of their English skills: TOEFL 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), 79 (Internet-based), CAE, or equivalent.

Application Process

Applications can be submitted directly via Trier University’s Online Application Portal (PORTA). After registering on the application platform, follow the application procedure at check-list will show you exactly which documents need to be sent in.
Among them may be:

  • Request for Enrolment
  • Officially certified copies (with translations in German or English) of:
    • University Qualification (certificate of qualification for enrolling at a university) including subject and grade overview
    • previously obtained degrees (Master, Bachelor, etc.) and its related Transcript of Records
    • Proof of English language skills
  • Copy of your Identity Card or Passport (uncertified)
  • Proof of payment for the processing fee of 50 Euros
  • Chinese, Vietnamese and Mongolian applicants have to submit an APS Certificate

Find more details about the program here. More applications details here. For any clarifications about the program, contact Prof. Dr. Joachim Hill Email

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