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Earth Sciences from University of Greifswald explores the Earth's system on the basis of scientific methods. Therefore a broad range of subjects is integrated into the master's degree course.


Earth Sciences from University of Greifswald will look mainly at geodynamics, palaeo-oceanography, palaeontology and sedimentology. The lectures are in German and English. Students who choose the focal point Georesources and Environment, which is taught solely in English, will look at hydrogeology, economic geology, aquatic geochemistry, clay mineralogy and mathematical geology. 

Students at Earth Sciences from University of Greifswald will:

  • play an important role in providing our society with raw materials and energy. 
  • plan and effectuate projects that search for resources such as drinking water, hydrocarbons, metals and bulk raw materials (gravel, clay, lime), but also energy and geothermal resources. 
  • play a vital role in the search for suitable rock formations for temporary or permanent storage of raw materials and waste products.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Data Analysis in Earth Sciences
  • Mineral Deposits and Applications
  • Clay Minerals and the Environment
  • Georesources and Sustainability
  • Aquatic Environmental Geochemistry
  • Environmental Hydrogeology

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

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • First professional university degree in a natural science degree course, which was completed with an overall mark of at least “good” (2.5) or average percentage rating of 75%, or a comparable mark.
  • At least 20 % of the ECTS credit points from the first professional university degree should come from an area related to geology (not necessary for focus point “Quaternary Sciences”)
  • TOEFL or IELTS test in English (Level B2) or alternatively proof of at least seven years of English lessons at school

Tuition Fee

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on enrolment: € 104 once, semester fee (currently): 81.50- EUR

Living costs for Greifswald

630 - 1000 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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