Entry Requirements

You need the following items for your application (all in English!):

  1. Completed application form (online)
  2. Attachments
    1. The motivation letter (max. 2 pages) explaining specific talents and interests that make you particularly well-suited for the programme of study
    2. A copy of your BSc certificate including a confirmation with individual grades for the coursework and examinations completed during the applicant's studies
      1. 20 ECTS in physics, biology, or chemistry
      2. 20 ECTS in environmental sciences
      3. 180 ECTS in total
      4. An examination grade of 2,5 or better on the German grading scale
      5. [If the bachelor's certificate is not yet available, confirmation containing the individual grades for all examinations and courses up to the registration deadline must be submitted, showing that you have completed  at least 135 ECTS. The BSc certificate has to be submitted until the end of the 1st semester at the latest]
    3. Your curriculum vitae CV (in table form, 1 page, including a recent photo)
    4. Evidence of a strong command of English (documented either by a high school degree, a BSc, or a thesis completed in English, or an English language certificate equivalent to the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
    5. If available, evidence of special qualifications (stipends, awards, internships, etc.) or interdisciplinary study skills
    6. If applicable, affirmative action application

You can also download the complete regulations for the Aptitude Assessment Process as .pdf file here.