M.Sc. On Campus

Environmental Science - Soil, Water and Biodiversity

University of Hohenheim

24 months
3000 EUR/year
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This Environmental Science - Soil, Water and Biodiversity degree program at the University of Hohenheim looks at the relationships between the use of natural resources in Europe and the effects on the environment and health. You will obtain a double degree from two of the four member universities in the Euroleague for Life Sciences. 


Key facts

In the first year of studies, the program starts in August with an introductory week in Copenhagen. When applying, students must indicate the university at which they would like to start their studies

The partner universities in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, and Austria are Europe’s best in the area of environmental sciences.

  • Full double degree from two member universities of the Euroleague for Life Sciences
  • Six different specialization possibilities with a focus on soil, water, and biodiversity
  • Optimal preparation for international careers in the environmental sector


The goal of the Environmental Science - Soil, Water and Biodiversity degree program at the University of Hohenheim is to teach students the principles applied in environmental management of the European ecosystems. Graduates are able to identify problems in the area of managing natural resources in Europe and work out solutions.

In addition, high priority is given to international cooperation and exchange in the area of environmental management in Europe. 

Occupational fields

This Master's program educates experts in environmental sciences and opens doors to many different career opportunities in companies and public institutions. Possible areas of work include:

  • Environmental and quality management in companies and organizations
  • Environmental technology companies
  • Consulting firms for agriculture and environmental protection
  • Impact assessment and risk analysis
  • Research and development for international companies and organizations
  • Research institutions

The Master’s program also qualifies students for a doctorate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Soil Resources and Land Use
  • Ecosystems and Biodiversity
  • Environmental Management
  • Water Resources
  • Applied Limnology
  • Ecology and Agroecosystems

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An above-average Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Sciences or a related program with a natural or environmental science concentration at a university in Germany or abroad or at a university of applied sciences with a standard period of study of at least 3 years or an equivalent degree.
  • Proof of English language skills 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Stuttgart

900 - 1521 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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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Environmental Science - Soil, Water and Biodiversity
University of Hohenheim


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