We studentsare looking for highly motivated students interested in working on ecotoxicologically relevant problems using an interdisciplinary approach.

In order to qualify for the Master of Ecotoxicology Program several requirements must be fulfilled.

Higher Education Entrance Qualification

Anyone wanting to study at a German university needs a higher education entrance qualification ("Hochschulzugangsberechtigung“), respectively a master entrance qualification ("Masterzugangsberechtigung“).

Entrance qualification is not checked by the university, but by Uni-assist (see application process). Uni-assist provides all further information on higher education entrance qualification.

Academic Background

A Bachelor degree in Environmental Science, Natural Science or Earth Science is required.

Basic academic knowledge may be acquired in the fields of Ecology, Environmental Chemistry, Geographic Informations Systems and Mathematics/Statistics. If necessary, previous knowledge may be complemented in preparatory courses.

Language Proficiency


The Program is conducted in English. Therefore good active and passive English language skills are essential.


Proficiency of German is not a requirement for application. However, we recommend to learn some basic German for daily life. While in Germany many people speak English, you will generally find life in Germany easier if you speak German.