Fachbereich Geowissenschaften

Application MSc Applied & Environmental Geoscience

I am interested in AEG, but am I qualified?

The program is designed for participants with training in natural sciences or engineering who want to acquire a well-founded scientific knowledge to be able to approach environmental problems from a multi-disciplinary angle and gain an internationally recognised high level of qualification.

Admission requirements are:

  • a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Geosciences, Geoecology, Environmental Science, Geophysics, Mineralogy, Physical Geography, Soil Science, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Sciences, Civil Engineering or a field related to environmental sciences with an overall grade (CGPA) equivalent to or better than 2,5 German grading system
  • a good background in mathematics, chemistry, physics (i.e. courses must be included in the Bachelor's curriculum) and geosciences
  • English language proficiency equivalent to CEFR level B2 (e.g. TOEFL 79 iBT, IELTS 6.5)

Note:   - German language proficiency is not required as the AEG program is taught completely in English.
            - You don't need to have completed your Bachelor's degree, you can also apply if you will graduate before October.

FAQ about AEG

You still have some questions about the AEG program? Then check if they are answered here.

How do I get a place in the program?
Admission to the AEG program is competitive. The study places available per year are awarded according to qualifications and experience.

Do I need any German language qualification?
No, the program is completely taught in English.

Are there any course fees?
Administration fee: 158 €/semester
Tuition fees for non-EU citizens: 1500 €/semester
Contribution to excursion costs: approx. 300 € for the program

What are the living costs?
For information regarding living expenses etc. see the website of the Division for International Student Affairs, mainly the brochure "Welcome to the University of Tübingen".

What is about accommodation?
As it is difficult to find accommodation on the private market we will arrange accommodation for the international AEG students in dormitories. For information about the dormitories see the website of the "Studierendenwerk Tübingen-Hohenheim":

Are there any scholarships available?
Unfortunately the University of Tübingen and the AEG program cannot offer any financial support to students!
For financial assistance check the scholarship opportunities in your native country or see the scholarship database of the DAAD for information on German scholarship organisations:
In order to be considered for a scholar­ship some organisations require a letter from the University. We can send you this only after you have completed the online application procedure.

Application Procedure

Each winter semester, 40 study places will be awarded in an internal university selection procedure.
In the selection procedure, the overall grade of the Bachelor's degree is taken into account, as well as the personal motivation for the study program and relevant additional qualifications (e.g. study-related internships or professional training, voluntary services, etc.).

To apply for the AEG program please follow the online application procedure on the University's website.
The application portal will open in early February. Application deadline for the program is:
- 31st March for International (non-EU) citizens
- 15th July for German and EU citizens

Here you find detailed Information about the Application Procedure.


Dr. Peter Merkel

+49 (0)7071 - 29-78921

aeg.mscspam prevention@ifg.uni-tuebingen.de

Schnarrenbergstr. 94-96, Room 3U16, 72076 Tübingen, Germany