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Deadline for Application: April 30 !!!


In October 2008, an International Master's Programme "Ecology" was established at Bremen University - English is the instruction language. If you are interested to attend, the application procedure is opened - deadline is April 30. Below you will find relevant information about the programme and the application requirements and forms for download.

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Description of the programme:

If you are interested in our programme, please at first read the

list with frequently asked questions: ECO_FAQs

If you have general questions about applying at Bremen University, please read the Secretariat's

list with frequently asked questions: SfSI_FAQs

Application procedure:

To apply, you must have a Bachelor‘s degree (or equivalent) in Biology, Ecology, or a related field, or you have 135 CP and expect to finish your Bachelor‘s before starting the Master's programme. Applications should include a CV, your Bachelor‘s degree (if you don't have a Bachelor‘s degree yet, include a transcript of records), a proof of proficiency in English (European C1-level).

Deadline for application is 30 April 2017. The tenth round of the programme is going to start in October 2017. Advanced applicants should apply before January 15 at the Sekretariat für Studierende International (SFS-I), in this case an online application is not possible.




Please,  use our online application procedure by following this link


Please, send the printed version of the application and the documents required for application to the SfS-International onlfy AFTER you have received an official letter from Bremen University.

Please, do not send original documents but certified copies!


Proof of proficiency in English:

If the last acadamic degree was obtained at a school or university where the primary language of instruction was English, language skills are accepted as sufficient if this is clearly indicated in the application. Otherwise, a certificate will be needed.

For students from the University of Bremen, English courses and C1 Tests are offered at the Foreign Language Center.



You should have at least 600.- Euro monthly at your disposal to be able to finance your living in Bremen.
At the German Embassy you will have to give evidence of your financial independence for one year. Please keep in mind that your studies will last longer than one year and that there is no guarantee for a job.
The semester fee presently amounts to approximately 265 Euro, including semester ticket for public transportation (local and suburban traffic), contribution to the "Studentenwerk" and "AStA" (organizations that represent students' interests).

Information on the possibility for additional tuition fees is provided by the Students Office (Sekretariat für Studierende) in English and German.


Living and Studying in Bremen:

For international students, professional, linguistical and social assistance is offered by the International Office. Please, check their website for relevant information according housing, jobs, visa, language courses, funding programmes, etc. and try to visit the International Office immediately after arrival in Bremen.

An overview about what to expect after your application has been accepted can be found here.

More information about Bremen itself can be found here in German or in English.




Regulations for Admission / Aufnahmeordnung

Changes in the Specific Examination Regulations2013 (engl.)Spezifische Prüfungsordnung2013: relevant for all students begining WS 2013/2014 or thereafter.

Changes in the Specific Examination Regulations2012Spezifische Prüfungsordnung2012: relevant for all students begining WS 2012/2013 or thereafter.

Changes in the Specific Examination Regulations2011Spezifische Prüfungsordnung2011: relevant for all students begining WS 2011/2012 or thereafter.

Specific Examination Regulations2009Spezifische Prüfungsordnung2009

General Examination Regulations2010 / Allgemeine Prüfungsordnung2010


If you have any questions about the programme itself, please don't hesitate and send an email to contact us: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

If you have a question concerning your documents, please contact the Secretariat for Students International (SfSI): This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Information about the Quality Management standards of the MSc Ecology and the Biology/Chemistry faculty please go the FB02 pages.

Last Updated on Monday, 31 October 2016 08:48