M.Sc./M.I.N.C. On Campus

International Nature Conservation

24 months
1562 EUR/year
1562 EUR/year
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International Nature Conservation from University of Göttingen deals with international problems of nature conservation in the context of conservation biology.


International Nature Conservation from University of Göttingen deals with learning contrasts through integrated study semesters at Lincoln University, New Zealand (continent-island; north-south hemisphere; different conditions and approaches to nature conservation) and support through the advisory board of well-known nature conservation experts from international nature conservation organisations, practice-oriented with Internship-semester at an organisation of nature conservation


  • Service in conservational agencies, 
  • The media, 
  • Botanical or zoological gardens, 
  • Organisations of nature conservation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Conservation Biology
  • Ecology and Biodiversity
  • Socioeconomics
  • Agriculture and Conservation
  • Bioclimatology and Ecopedology
  • Forestry and Conservation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Six semester Bachelor degree in Biodiversity, Biology, Ecology, Forest Sciences, Geography, Nature Conservation, Wildlife Management or equivalent fields.
  • Practical knowledge or expertise on international nature conservation
  • Proof of language proficiency required for the degree programme
  • Statutory declaration (Eidesstattliche Versicherung) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1562 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 781 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1562 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 781 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Göttingen

730 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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International Nature Conservation
University of Göttingen


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