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Master of Science
Standard period of study (amount)
July 2023 (Germans and inhabitants)
July 2023 (EU), July 2023 (Non-EU)
Overview and admission
Winter Semester only
Area of study
Natural and Synthetic Materials, Geochemistry, Quaternary Geology and Earth Surface Processes, Geology and Palaeontology
Graduates of a Bachelor's degree course in Geosciences, Geology-Paleontology, Geophysics-Meteorology, Crystallography or Mineralogy
Application deadline: 15.07.
Completed relevant Bachelor's degree in the Geosciences or in another natural science subject with at least 12 credit points in the Geosciences (Geology/Paleontology, Mineralogy, Crystallography), as well as min. 12 credit points in Chemistry and 8 credit points each in Mathematics and Physics. The Admissions Committee decides on matters of recognition.
- 10.10.2022 - 03.02.2023
- 03.04.2023 - 14.07.2023
Winter semester (2022/2023)
Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants
Deadlines for International Students from the European Union
Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union
Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students
There is a semester fee that includes a NRW-wide public transport ticket (no tuition fee).
Languages of instruction