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Evolution and Ecology, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #91 (WUR) Tübingen, Germany
The M.Sc. programme, Evolution and Ecology from the University of Tübingen provides instruction on the origin, the evolution and the conservation of complex biological systems in time (current - historical) and space (local - global) and integrates processes from the genetic level through the organism to the ecological communities. 

Overview

Overview

The Master 's program Evolution and Ecology at the University of Tübingen teaches the formation, evolution and conservation of complex biological systems in time (current - historical) and space (local - global) and integrates processes from the genetic level through the organism to the biocenoses. Both basic synthetic principles and applied, environmentally relevant aspects are taught. The study focuses on the in-depth scientific study of the evolution of organisms and the significance of their interactions in their environment.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Macroevolutionary and Microevolutionary Alaysis
  • Essentials in Evolutionary Biology 
  • Essentials in Ecology 
  • Teaching Skills
  • Advanced Biology 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in biology (or comparable) with a grade of at least 2,5
  • English language proficiency: TOEFL80 or IELTS 6,0 or native speaker or English-language bachelor's degree or English B2 (also possibly English as first language at German Abitur level)
  • International applicants: German language proficiency (DSH1, Goethe-Zertifikat B1, TestDaf3333)
  • in case that your Bachelor's degree is no typical Biology degree, you will have to provide at least 27 ECTS credits from courses like Botany, Zoology, or Ecology.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Tübingen

  • 630 - 1000 EUR/month
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