M.Sc. On Campus

Geomatics for Mineral Resource Management

24 months
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The main focus of the Geomatics for Mineral Resource Management programme of TU Bergakademie Freiberg lies on the regulation and control of the interplay between resource extraction and its environmental impact.


Educational Content & Course Objectives

The Geomatics for Mineral Resource Management programme of TU Bergakademie Freiberg aims to develop future leaders and innovators in this field. The educational content focuses on these pillars:

  • Geo-Data Acquisition
  • Geo-Data Management and Visualization
  • Geo-Data Analysis and Modelling

The aim of this MSc course is to enable students to integrate these three pillars into innovative Geomonitoring concepts. Students will be exposed to the most recent research originating from several large European research projects. The implemented interaction with several local industry partners will allow students to work on real projects, understand industry needs and to train and develop their entrepreneurial skills. With a guided but flexibly designed exchange program between partnered universities, students will be exposed to different fields of expertise and cultural environments. Graduates are expected to be future leaders in the field of technology development and innovation, bringing modern geomatics concepts to marketable products for a secured future in the mineral resource industry.

By studying Geomatics for Mineral Resource Managemt, students have the oppertunity to choose between different specializations (so called paths). Each path focuses on a different aspect of Geomatics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Remote Sensing in Geosciences
  • Geomonitoring
  • Underground Mine Surveying
  • Geomodelling - Geostatistics for Natural Resource Modelling
  • Operations Management
  • Information Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed form Application for admission (additional information to the application form)
  • Certified copie/s of higher education certificate/s (e. g. Bachelor certificate) in the field of Geoscience, Geodesy, Geoinformatics, Geophysics or other realted fields
  • If necessary: officially attested translations of the above into German or English
  • Certified copy of a proof of English proficiency by means of a recognized language test e.g.
  • Certified copy of a proof of German language proficency of level B1 or above
  • 1 Up-to-date passport photo

Tuition Fee

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  • TU Bergakademie Freiberg does not charge tuition fees, even for the Master degree courses in English.

Living costs for Freiberg

630 - 1000 EUR /month
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Geomatics for Mineral Resource Management
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