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Admission Requirements

In order to apply for the MSc course, you need to:

  • Hold a university degree (Bachelor degree with minimum grade “good”) related to engineering, natural sciences, geography, agricultural or social sciences
  • Have an academic or professional background related to environmental or resources management
  • Proof of proficiency in English language:
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language, USA) of at least 550 (computerized version: 213, internet based version: 79), or IELTS (International English Language Testing System, UK), level 6,
  • Prove a relation to the water resources or natural resources management through previous studies of minimum 15 ECTS
  • Additionally applicants are required to explain their study motivation and research interest on three pages (in English)

Examination regulations

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Q&A chat: Application for MSc programs 2020/21

On June 4th, 3-5pm German time, we invite you to join our Adobe Connect Chat for a Questions & Answers session addressing potential applicants for the master programs Renewable Energy Management (REM), Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) or Natural Resources Management (NRM).

Target group: German applicants, or foreign applicants with a german Bachelor degree, who wish to apply by 31.07.2020 to one of the three Master Programs in Cologne (REM, NRM or IWRM)

You will be able to enter the chat room via the following link:

When: June/04/2020  3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Time Zone: German time (GMT+02:00)

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