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... looks into questions such as ...

  • Where do the raw materials for my Smartphone come from?
  • How do I ensure on-going water supply in dry regions?
  • Can our CO2 emissions be reduced?
  • Can volcanic eruptions and earth quakes be predicted?
  • In future, will everyone be able to use geothermal energy?
  • If you’re interested in natural sciences but don’t want to choose between physics, biology, chemistry, or mathematics, then Geosciences is the right discipline for you.

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Degree programmes


Geosciences, Bachelor 1 subject


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

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it covers the full geoscience range, including

  • geology
  • mineralogy
  • geophysics

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • an interest in the earth as a whole: history of the earth, management of the earth


  • working in the field and in the lab

struggle through:

  • mathematics, chemistry, physics
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in engineering offices
  • in water companies
  • in the field of raw material supply
  • in public authorities and offices
  • in the field of energy supply

And else?

A prep course ...

can be covered voluntarily.

Further information about prep courses

An internship ...

is optional.

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dr. Maria Kirchenbaur
Building, Room: IA 5/177
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-27768
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Geowissenschaften
Building, Room: IA 0/163
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-19515
Website Fachschaft