Environmental Engineering, Master 1 subject

  • ​What do technical solutions for the environment-related challenges of our time look like?
  • How can these technical solutions be described and systematically evaluated?
  • Which role do current challenges and approaches such as circular economy and climate change play for environmental engineers – now and in the future?
  • Which societal constraints are relevant in the context of environmental engineering solutions and how can they be taken into account?
  • What do subject areas such as water and landfill technology, waste management, energy and process technology and ecological construction deal with in detail?


Master of Science
Winter- and summer semester
4 semesters
Classroom language
Not restricted, application service
Information on enrollment/application for German applicants

Information on enrollment/application for German applicants

Application information for international applicants

Application information for international applicants

What's it all about?
This degree programme is unique, because ...

​it is an interdisciplinary degree programme that addresses technical solutions to the pressing environmental challenges of our time.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields ...
  • ​Sustainable systems and technologies
  • Sustainability in the urban environment
  • Transport and infrastructure planning
  • Water engineering and geotechnics
Further information on the specializations

Who is suited?
Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • a basic understanding of engineering principles in order to be able to understand and evaluate complex technical solutions in the field of environmental engineering.

Further information on the Master's admission procedure (grade, admission requirements, PO)​


  • specialist engineering methods and issues in the context of environmental engineering.

...struggle through:

  • complex methods for modelling and evaluating environmental engineering solutions.
This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • ​Environmental engineering
  • Process engineering
  • Environmental engineering
  • Chemical technology
  • Chemical engineering
  • Civil engineering
  • Mechanical engineering (process engineering, energy technology)
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in Engineering offices
  • in Authorities
  • in Associations
  • in Universities
  • in Research institutes
  • in Public utilities
  • in Waterworks
  • in Sewage treatment plants
  • in Transportation companies
  • in Chemical industry companies
  • in Energy companies
  • in Waste management companies
  • in ​Major banks
And else?
Studying abroad ... is recommended.
Where do I find help?
Academic advisory office

Studienfachberatung Umweltingenieurwesen
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Umweltingenieurwesen
Building, Room: IC 03/163
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-21214
Website Fachschaft


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