Sustainability Sciences: Ecosystems, Biodiversity and Societyinternational course, part time, full time

  • Master of Science


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Lüneburg


  • June 2024 (EU)

    May 2024 (Non-EU)Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Sustainability Sciences (Ecological)
  • Sustainability Sciences (Social)

Sustainability, Socio-ecological Systems, Biodiversity, Ecology, Resilience

Target group

This Master's degree course is aimed at students with a background in Ecology, Biology, Environmental Sciences, Landscape Planning or the like. A fundamental understanding of ecological concepts is required, but students with broad degrees such as Geography (but not specifically Ecology) may also be able to enrol in this Master's degree programme. Prerequisite: 60 CP in a Bachelor’s degree from the following list, whereby 30 CP should be linked directly to sustainability: - (Organismic, not Micro) Biology - Geography - Geoecology - Landscape Planning - Sustainability Science - Ecology - Spatial Science - Environmental Sciences - Equivalent content from a similar programme

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Detailed information about the entrance requirements under:

Lecture period
  • 03.04.2023 - 07.07.2023
  • 16.10.2023 - 02.02.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union


    Bachelor programmes: Master´s degree programmes & Master´s degree programmes in Teaching Qualification: Career-integrated studies:

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union


    Bachelor programmes: Master's degree programmes, Master's degree programmes in Teaching Qualification: Career-integrated studies:

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    For all study programmes at the Leuphana, local admission restrictions apply.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Bachelor programmes: 15.07. Master's programmes: 01.06 Master’s programmes teaching qualification: 15.08. Higher semester in the Bachelor: 15 July and 15 January Higher semester in the Master's programme: June 1 and 15 January Higher semester in the Master's teaching qualification: 15 August and 15 January part-time study programmes: individual deadlines and dates (winter semester & summer semester)

Tuition fee

At the Leuphana University Lüneburg, tuition fees are only charged for the career-integrated degree courses. All other degree courses are only subject to semester contributions.

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service