Why choose an M Sc in Ecology in University of Basel?
- They offer a broad spectrum of course modules from which you choose your preferred topics.
- They offer attractive field courses in Switzerland and abroad.
- They employ modern laboratory methods, including molecular techniques. In our field work, we integrate plant and animal biology.
- They emphasize theory based and experimental approaches.
- The research and teaching focuses on attractive biota such as highly diverse meadow systems, mixed forests and alpine ecosystems in Switzerland as well as arctic and tropical biota.
- The biology section of the Department of Environmental Sciences is well known for its excellent research in population biology, biodiversity and conservation as well as global change research and runs unique research facilities such as the highest biological laboratory in the Alps at Furka Pass.
After successfully completing their Master’s degree the graduates can study further for a doctoral qualification or follow a profession in various fields of environmental and life sciences.
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Programme StructureCourses included:
- Plant and animal ecology
- Ecosystem science
- Conservation biology
- Human influences on ecosystem integrity
- Biological diversity
- 18 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
The following degrees allow for direct admission to the Master's degree program Ecology: Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Biology with a Major in Molecular Biology or a Major in Animal and Plant Sciences or a Major in Integrative Biology from the University of Basel. Other Swiss university degrees have to be approved by the respective teaching committee. Foreign degrees have to be approved by the examination commission of the Faculty of Science.
International1596 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 798 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
EU/EEA1596 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 798 EUR per semester and a duration of 18 months.
- CHF 850 per semester
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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