Short profile of the course of study



Applied Geosciences (B.Sc.)


Bachelor of Science

Duration of Studies

6 semesters

ECTS Credits


Start of Studies


Admission Restriction

No restrictions


55 Students


Enrollment is possible via the Registrar's Office within the enrollment deadlines of RWTH Aachen University.

Lateral Entry

Possible from the second semester

Admission Requirements

  • Interest in nature (mathematics, chemistry, physics) geoscientific and technical tasks
  • Good mathematical, computer and language skills
  • Willingness to work with the computer, in the laboratory, on construction sites, and in mines, partly under extreme conditions in structurally weak areas
  • Experimental skills
  • Good health condition
  • German speaking and writing skills at a C1 level according to the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages”. Further information


German. Only a few lectures are taught in English.


In addition to the regular semester fees you should calculate around 500 Euros per year for field courses.


The realisation of semesters abroad and practical semesters are strongly recommended. There are so called “Mobility modules” available for the appreciation of achievements abroad.

First semester program

Orientation events take place one week before the start of lectures

Preliminary courses

Participation in the preliminary courses in mathematics, chemistry, and physics is strongly recommended.

More Information

Self-Assessment: Psychological online test for the assessment of the suitability for the course of studies


Handbook of Modules: Detailed description of the contents of the modules

Exam regulations