Applied Geosciences Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Study Programme Details
City: Karlsruhe
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available



English, German

About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey in the field of Applied Geosciences with our Master of Science (M.Sc.) program at KIT. Over four semesters (two years), our program offers a practice and research-oriented qualification, focusing on three distinct fields: Sustainable Energy, Raw Materials, and Storage; Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology; and Mineralogy and Geochemistry. Through a comprehensive curriculum, students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to address complex scientific and societal challenges in these areas.


In the “Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology” profile, students master classical methods alongside modern techniques in geothermal energy, groundwater assessment, and numerical modeling. Graduates are equipped to work in environmental consultancies, government agencies, industries, and research institutions, contributing to sustainable infrastructure development and resource management.

In the “Mineralogy and Geochemistry” profile, students delve into the composition and behavior of Earth materials, gaining expertise in analytical techniques and environmental implications. Graduates are prepared for careers in research, exploration, and environmental assessment, utilizing their skills to address global challenges related to resource utilization and environmental sustainability.

Admission Requirements

  • Above-average bachelor’s degree in applied geosciences or related field
  • Minimum credit points in geosciences, physics/chemistry, and mathematics
  • Language proficiency in German (B1-level) or English (B2-level)
  • Numerical Methods in Geosciences
  • Map Charting and Geodata Processing
  • Project Survey or Internship Electives:
  • Energy, Resources & Storage
  • Hydro- & Engineering Geology
  • Mineralogy & Geochemistry

Tuition fee per semester:

  • International: 1500 EUR
  • Domestic: No tuition fee

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates are highly sought-after in diverse industries, public administration, and academia. With their interdisciplinary knowledge and practical skills, they excel in roles related to energy exploration, environmental protection, and sustainable resource management, making meaningful contributions to society.

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