Environmental Sciences

  • final degree: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
  • standard course length: 6 semester
  • deadline for applications: 15 July of each year
  • beginning of the course: October of each year (winter semester)
  • semester abroad: possible

Students who major in Environmental Sciences can make a selection from the following required modules:

  • Foundations of Environmental Chemistry
  • Foundations of the EcologyNatural Science Foundations of Climate Change
  • Introduction to Sustainability Communication
  • Mathematical and Statistical Foundations
  • Inter- and Transdisciplinary Foundations
  • Sustainable Development and Maintenance
  • Sustainable Development and Management
  • Ethics and Transdisciplinarity
  • Transdisciplinary Project



In the 4th semester, students choose one module in the humanities and one in the natural sciences, in which the follow topics are offered:


  • Communication and Information
  • Governance and Planning
  • Management

Natural Sciences

  • Chemistry and Resources
  • Ecology
  • Global Change Sciences

In the 5th semester, students decide to specialize either in the humanities or the natural sciences, and thus choose 2 specialized modules from the topics listed above.

The Environmental Sciences major can be combined with the minor fields listed below:

  • Business Administration
  • Business Psychology
  • E-Business
  • Economics
  • Educational Sciences
  • Digital Media / Information Technology & Culture
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Law (Corporate and Business Law)
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Social Media and Information Systems
  • Spatial Sciences

Initial Information

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