Global Change Ecology (International elite programme) (M.Sc.)

study content

The aim of this elite study programme is to train future leaders who take the problems of global climate change into account in their decisions. The universities of Bayreuth, Augsburg and Würzburg are participating in the programme. The interdisciplinary profile of the programme combines natural sciences (70%) and humanities (30%). It is also planned that students complete internships in research, business, government offices or international organisations. The programme is in close contact with such institutions.

job prospects:

  • environmental research
  • policy consulting
  • science consulting
  • consulting


This interdisciplinary programme is part of the Elite Network of Bavaria. Science schools and internships are part of the study programme.

Course of studies facts
name: Global Change Ecology (International elite programme)
graduation type: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
study mode: full time
education language: german
start of studies: winter semester
standard period of study: 4 semester
restriction: unrestricted (with qualification procedure)
german language knowledge (at least): A 1
hints: Admission requirements according to § 7 of the exam regulations in the current consolidated form. Introductory events take place closely before the start of the lecture term: https://www.uni-aug…. Start of the lecture term: https://www.uni-aug…
end of application winter semester: 15. June