TU Bergakademie Freiberg

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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The Geoscience programme of TU Bergakademie Freiberg will teach students to independently lead projects and take over leadership responsibility.


Study concepts

The Geoscience programme of TU Bergakademie Freiberg graduates will be specialists, but applicable in various contexts and successfully capable of cooperation.

Thus, students will be put into position to independently write and evaluate problems related to geoscience, environmental impact, and risk assessment studies.

The Master programme Geoscience offers two specializations. At the beginning the student has to choose between

  • Environmental Geoscience and
  • Tectonophysics of Orogeny.

Students of the specialization Environmental Geosciences will be enabled to work on complex environmental problems on own responsibility. The curriculum for each student will be adapted according to the prior knowledge of the candidates. The main focus lies on the interactions in the atmosphere (including climate and chemistry of atmosphere). The successful candidates will take over responsibility in administration, science, education, and research at universities and research centers.

Students of the specialization Tectonophysics of Orogeny will be enabled to work with methods of structural geology, geo-thermo chronology, geomorphology, remote sensing, and petrology. He will be able to analyze and interpret coupled processes of active and fossil orogenies by using innovative techniques: Focus of education and related research is on active orogenies and coupling processes from mantle to atmosphere.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Geophysics
  • Atmospheric Chemistry
  • Atmospheric Research
  • Biosphere Atmosphere Interaction
  • Environmental Geochemistry
  • Environmental Geology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A first university degree (e. G. Bachelor degree) in the field of geosciences
  • English language proficiency must be proven by a recognised language certificate
  • Practical work experience or internships of, in general, not less than one year, preferably in the field of geoscience
  • Successful eligibility interview with respect to the desired specialization, conducted by the responsible professor of that specialization
  • Application form
  • Certified copies of education certificates
  • If the higher education is not finished at the time of application,  a confirmation from the higher education institute containing the expected degree award along with a transcript of records will be accepted
  • Motivation letter
  • Passport photo

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • Students from partner universities: 1.700 EUR per course


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.

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