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Geography

... looks into questions such as ...

  • Is that dirt or do we all it “soil”?
  • Which information does “Mother Earth” send us?
  • What is it that blooms there and why?
  • How are we going to live in 20 years’ time?
  • Humans and the environment – does it work?
  • The Geography degree programme does not differ greatly from the school subject, but it does cover a much broader spectrum.

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  • The greatest challenge so far was the main excursion, in my opinion.

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Degree programmes

 

Geography, Master 1 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it bridges the gap between natural science and humanities by integrating the entire spatial aspects of the relationship between humans and their environment.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Urban and Landscape Ecology
  • Regional Development Management
  • Geomatics

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
deep interest in “soil” as a research topic, no fear of “English” and “mathematics”, good understanding of the fundamental methods and subjects taught in the Bachelor’s degree programme
... enjoy:
theoretical work and hands-on activities indoors and outdoors
... struggle through:
case studies and project work

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Geography
  • Land-use Planning
  • Urban Planning
  • Landscape Planning & Management
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in the field of urban planning
  • in the environmental protection industry
  • in the field of geo data management
  • in the field of real estate development

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done in the 3rd semester.
Duration: 8 weeks

Studying abroad ...

is recommended. It is done in the 3rd semester.
Duration: 1-6 months

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dr. Dennis Edler
Building, Room: NA 6/129
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23362
Email:
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Geographie
Building, Room: NA 01/175
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-24526
Email:

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Degree: Master of Science
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German

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