Short profile of the course of study



Georesources Management (M.Sc.)


Master of Science

Fields of Specialisation
  • Environmental Management (UMA)
  • Resource Management (ROM)

Duration of Studies

4 Semesters

ECTS Credits


Start of Studies

  • Winter term (October 1 - March 31), or
  • Summer term (April 1 - September 30)

Application Deadline

  • For start in winter term:
    • Applicants from EU/EEA-countries*: July 15
    • Applicants from non-EU/EEA-countries*: March 1
  • For start in summer term:
    • Applicants from EU/EEA-countries*: January 15
    • Applicants from non-EU/EEA-countries*: September 1

* EEA countries include Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.

Further Information concerning the application process


40 Students

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science/Engineering with at least 180 ECTS, of which at least:
  1. 45 ECTS in geoscientific modules
  2. 5 ECTS in geoscientific field work
  3. 20 ECTS in mathematical, chemical, and physical modules
  4. 5 ECTS in economic and jurisprudential modules
  5. For both fields of specialisation: German speaking and writing skills at a C1 level of the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages”
  6. For the field of specialisation Resources and Energy Management (REM) only: English speaking and writing skills at a B2 level of the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages”
  • Interest in nature-related and geoscientific tasks
  • Interest in economic and legal coherences as well as statistical methods
  • Multidisciplinary thinking and writing skills
  • Good IT and language skills
  • Good verbal and written mode of expression

Language of Instruction

  • Environmental Management (UMA): German. Some lectures are taught in English
  • Resources and Eneergy Management (ROM): German and English

Further information regarding required language skills

Authorization with stipulations

Possible up to a maximum of 30 ECTS. The stipulations have to be fulfilled before registration of the Master's Thesis.


In addition to regular semester fees, around 500 Euros per year for field work


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

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