MSc in Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security

University of Bonn Location An outstanding reputation in teaching and research and a unique location make the University of Bonn an especially attractive place to study. Founded in 1818, the University of Bonn is considered to be one of Germany’s and indeed one of Europe’s leading research universities. As the home of learning to over […]

Master of Public Policy

The Brandt School’s Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a two-year interdisciplinary degree program designed for young academics and professionals who wish to pursue a career in public service, including government agencies, international organizations and the non-profit sector. The MPP program equips future decision makers with the knowledge and practical skills they will need to advance the public interest and make sound policy decisions.

Master of Public Management (MPM)

Embedded in Potsdam’s unique cultural landscape, in close proximity to the Prussian palaces and gardens, the still relatively young University of Potsdam has established itself at three locations.

M.A. Governance and Public Policy

The University of Passau Location In Bavaria and at the heart of Europe The University’s modern campus is located in the south-eastern part of Bavaria – Germany’s high-technology state – in verdant surroundings, a few minutes’ walk from the historic Old Town of Passau. Considered one of the most beautiful cities in Germany, Passau has […]

Master of Arts: Development and Governance

University of Duisburg-Essen Location The Ruhr metropolis is full of surprises, one of which has been its cultural transformation from a traditional industrial region to a European Capital of Culture and home to 5.3 million people from 140 countries. Two Cities: Duisburg & Essen Iron, steel and the port still characterise Duisburg and the life […]

The Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Overview

The Helmut-Schmidt-Programme Overview (Master’s Scholarships for Public Policy and Good Governance PPGG) What are the objectives  of the Programme? This programme is designed to further qualify future leaders in politics, law, economics and administration according to the principles of Good Governance and to prepare them in a praxis-oriented course for their professional life. Very good […]

International Agribusiness and Rural Development (IARD)

The core study programme consists of modules covering international agricultural economics, agricultural and rural development policy as well as business administration, management and agribusiness marketing, development economics and rural sociology.

MSc Landscape Ecology & Nature Conservation (LENC)

LENC is designed to enable students from all over the world to understand and assess landscapes and their functioning, to identify and evaluate changes and potentials of ecosystems, and, finally, to develop sustainable land use concepts.

Technology and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics

The two-year postgraduate programme “Technology and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics” provides young German and foreign graduates with additional subject-related know-how deal- ing with appropriate technologies in the tropics and subtropics, as well as fundamental skills in resource management.

Postgraduate Programme Renewable Energy  (MSc)

The overarching objective of PPRE is to teach students the fundamental principles and applications of renewable energy sources; special attention is paid to the possibilities for application in developing countries.

International Media Studies

Thinking globally, acting locally. Identifying trends and maintaining net- works across borders. Navigating and producing both digital and multimedial. These are the challenges facing journalists and media managers worldwide. The bilingual International Media Studies Master’s programme offers an unparalleled mix of research, lectures and practical experience and prepares students for careers in the communications and media industries.

Peace and Conflict Studies

This Master’s programme focuses on the acquisition of theoretical and methodological skills from various disciplines, namely social and human sciences as well as international law; the transfer of knowledge about different concepts, institutions and instruments of peace keep- ing and building, conflict transformation and human rights policies.

Vocational Education and Personnel Capacity Building

Pedagogic activities at state-maintained institutions and private companies providing vocational training require teaching qualifications under various conditions. This postgraduate course provides graduates from developing countries with the opportunity to obtain pedagogic and didactic qualifications.

Veterinary Public Health

The Master of Science Degree Programme in Veterinary Public Health (MVPH) for the Southeast Asian region uses a modular curriculum structure to allow for state-of-the-art teaching of a particular topic as a combination of classroom knowledge transfer (lectures, group work, seminars, PC labs) linked to practical laboratory experience (benchwork) within a defined and uninterrupted time period at a particular partner institution.

Master of Science in International Health (MIH)

The Master of Science Programme in International Health raises awareness of current global health problems and allows students to identify and critically analyse key factors shaping the health and well-being of populations.

Master of Science in International Health

Focuses on poverty-related health problems in low and middle income countries. It includes the promotion of health, prevention and treatment of disease, palliative care and rehabilitation. Studies of health systems, health economics, health policy, and management of health services are central.

Health and Society: Gender and Diversity Studies

The Master Programme Health and Society: Gender and Diversity Studies is an international Public Health Programme with an emphasis on Gender and Diversity.

International Studies in Aquatic Tropical Ecology (ISATEC)

ISATEC aims at the joint education and specialisation of German and foreign postgraduate students in the field of tropical aquatic ecology, including theoretical and applied ecology, with emphasis on concepts and methodologies for the sustainable utilisation and conservation of tropical aquatic ecosystems.

Environmental Governance (MEG)

Sustainable development and accordingly sustainability in the mani- fold relationships between humans and the environment have become integral rules of conduct in politics and society. This is also true in economics, where for many companies a commitment to the principles of sustainability has become a central strategic competitive advantage.

Tropical and International Forestry

The M.Sc. course Tropical and International Forestry provides advanced study in management and conservation of tropical and sub- tropical forest ecosystems. It especially focuses on the ecological- ly and economically sound management of forest resources and tree- based land use systems.

Tropical Forestry

The Master’s course aims at educating and qualifying executives for the development of scientifically based, innovative and sustainable management concepts directed at natural forests, forest plantations and other wood formations, agroforestry systems and urban green spaces, as well as the control of their implementation and monitoring. Special emphasis is given to flexible adaptability to the changing conditions of the society and the manifold interactions among human beings and forest formation development from a multidisciplinary perspective.

Agricultural Sciences and Resource Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ARTS)

The ARTS programme extends over 24 months and is structured into compulsory and optional modules, following the European Credit Transfer System. The international organisations located in Bonn offer opportunities for internships to registered ARTS students, and representatives contribute to lectures and seminars.

Agricultural Economics (AgEcon)

The four-semester M.Sc. programme emphasises a firm foundation in economic analysis and quantitative methods to address real-world policy issues related to agriculture, food and the environment. Globalisation, sustainability, poverty, food security, food safety, agricultural policy reform and rural development are typical issues that are being analysed using innovative methodologies.

Master of Science in International Horticulture

The Master of Science in International Horticulture (abbr. “M.Sc. Inter- national Horticulture”) focuses on training young professionals in new technologies such as biotechnology, numerous subjects involving new laboratory skills, and the planning and execution of surveys in the economic specialisation, which often comprise fieldwork in developing countries.

MSc Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design (IUSD)

The MSc Integrated Urbanism and Sustainable Design aims to train a new generation of urban practitioners to face the tremendous environmental, cultural and social challenges resulting from the rapid urbanization and ongoing societal transformation currently taking place in the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and elsewhere.

SPRING – Regional Development Planning and Management

In order to reduce regional disparities, governments in Africa, Asia and Latin America have initiated new regional development strategies based on national decentralisation policies. The management level of the new decentralised administrative units (districts, regions or munici- palities), however, is rarely commensurate with the new requirements.

Urban Management

The focus of the course is on development situations in the South and Transition countries. The course offers training in management approaches that cross the boundaries of isolated professional know- ledge and aims to present workable solutions for city management.

Regional Science/Spatial Planning

The mission of the Institute for Regional Science (IfR) is to apply this broad approach to spatial planning in both its research and teaching activities, a mission which is successfully realised in the IfR’s internationally accredited Master’s Course in “Regional Science / Spatial Planning”.

Land Management and Land Tenure

The lectures focus on land rights, land policy and governance, land economics, land administration, land management, urban and rural development, land conflicts, environmental risk management, GIS, positioning, cartography, participatory planning approaches, management skills, research and study skills. Students are trained in the application of practical methods and tools.

Master of Science Wasserwirtschaft im Globalen Wandel

Bei diesem Studiengang handelt es sich um das Nachfolgeangebot des Studienganges "Tropenwasserwirtschaft", der von 1984-2011 erfolgreich in Suderburg durchgeführt wurde. 2010 startete der neue Studiengang zunächst mit dem Titel Klimawandel und Wasserwirtschaft und läuft nun seit dem WS 2012/2013 unter dem Titel "Wasserwirtschaft im Globalen Wandel.

Tropical Hydrogeology and Environmental Management – MSc TropHEE

The study programme aims at the deepening and diversification of the knowledge, abilities, and competences in Applied Geosciences with a distinct focus on Hydrogeology and Environmental Engineering, in the frame of international development cooperation.

Textile Machinery and High Performance Material Technology

The Master’s course presents the possibility of an interdisciplinary education; focusing mainly on the world’s leading textile machinery manufacturers in Germany and the processing of textile high performance materials for technical applications.

Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering – NHRE

The Master’s degree programme Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering is an intensive, supervised, research-oriented and application-based advanced course of study. It builds on the expertise and methodical skills in several fundamental areas of engineering gained in a first-level degree programme or through practical professional experience.

Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics

The M.Sc. course aims at educating future decision makers and senior engineers of information and land management projects, national authorities for mapping, photogrammetry, land consolidation, cadastre, forestry, agriculture, rural and urban planning or environment monitoring.

Resources Engineering

The accredited water-oriented Master Study Programme “Resources Engineering” at the Department of Civil Engineering, Geo- and Environmental Sciences (BGU Dept.) provides a forum for multidisciplinary academic studies aimed at graduating students who will engage in water stewardship around the globe.

Systems Engineering & Engineering Management

The Systems Engineering & Engineering Management Course is designed to give advanced training to professional engineers from Germany and abroad – particularly to engineers from developing countries – in fields normally not included in classical engineering education, in particular a system approach to complex engineering problems combined with engineering management aspects.

Master’s Programme Infrastructure Planning

With the Master’s Programme Infrastructure Planning, the University of Stuttgart has been offering an internationally acclaimed Master of Science programme since 1983. Faculty members from different institutes and experienced practitioners offer their knowledge to a limited number of 40 students per session.

Hydro Science and Engineering

The graduate programme focuses on the transdisciplinary fields of water and natural resources management and engineering in different climatic zones. It is designed to enable the participants to acquire and expand their professional and methodological qualifications. This pro- gramme meets international standards required to pursue and develop careers within national and international authorities and organisations, engineering and consulting enterprises as well as research work.

Master of Engineering in Energy and Environmental Management in Developing Countries

Sustainable energy systems for social and economic development are the focus of the 18-month Master Programme “Energy and Environ- mental Management in Developing Countries”. The course of studies leads to the degree of a “Master of Engineering in Energy and Environmental Management” (Industrial Engineering).

Water Resources and Environmental Management (WATENV)

The Master programme WATENV provides young, international professionals with the opportunity to qualify for responsible, leading positions in research agencies, consulting companies as well as nation- al and international organisations in the fields of water resources and environmental management.