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Admissions Requirements

Are you eligible to apply for the programme?

General application requirements

  • BSc or BA (or equivalent primary degree) well above average in  Environmental Management, Environmental  Sciences, Agricultural or Forest Sciences, Geography, Political Sciences, Sociology, Law, Economics, Ethnology, International Cooperation, Development Studies, Nature Conservation, Land Use Planning, Natural Resource Management, among others.

  • Your average grade / GPA from the Bachelor must be equivalent to minimum 2.5 or better, under the German Degree System (1.0 max – 4.0 pass). We use the Bayerische Formel to convert international grades .

  • English language skills on level C1 according to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).We only accept the following certificates:

      TOEFL, minimum score: 95

       IELTS, minimum band 7

      Cambridge Certificates: CEA or CEP

      Pearson Academics: minimum score: 76

Note: students from India, Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka require a 4-year Bachelor or a 3-year Bachelor from these countries qualifies only in combination with a Master degree for a Master program in Germany.

Regulations for selection

The MEG is a programme with restrictive admissions. The selection of applicants is determined by the Selection Statutes . As this is a legal document it is provided only in German. For your understanding we made a summary in English and in easy language.