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... looks into questions such as ...

  • Is that dirt or do we all it “soil”?
  • Which information does “Mother Earth” send us?
  • What is it that blooms there and why?
  • How are we going to live in 20 years’ time?
  • Humans and the environment – does it work?
  • The greatest challenge so far was the main excursion, in my opinion.

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  • The Geography degree programme does not differ greatly from the school subject, but it does cover a much broader spectrum.

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Degree programmes


Geography, Bachelor 2 subject


Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German

2-Subject Bachelor Programme: This degree programme requires a second subject.
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Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it bridges the gap between natural science and humanities by integrating the entire spatial aspects of the relationship between humans and their environment.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Physical Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Migration and Demographic Change
  • Remote Sensing & Cartography
  • Metropolis Research

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • deep interest in “soil” as a research topic
  • no fear of English


  • theoretical work and hands-on activities indoors and outdoors

struggle through:

  • the principles of statistics and GIS
  • subjects pertaining to natural sciences
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in a teaching position in the sixth form

And else?

An internship ...

is recommended. It is done during the degree course/as part of the optional module.
Duration: 8 weeks

Studying abroad ...

is recommended.
Duration: 1-6 months

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

PD Dr. Dennis Edler
Building, Room: IA 6/75
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23362
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Geographie
Building, Room: IA 0/167
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-24526
Website Fachschaft


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