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 into the world of Applied Geosciences with our Master of Science (M.Sc.) program. Over a span of 2 years, students immerse themselves in a dynamic curriculum designed to blend theoretical knowledge with practical application. With a requirement of 120 credit points under the esteemed European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS), this program offers a comprehensive exploration of the earth sciences, equipping students with the skills and expertise needed to address pressing challenges in the field.


The Applied Geosciences Master’s Program at KIT offers a holistic approach to geological exploration and research, focusing on three distinct fields: Sustainable Energy, Raw Materials and Storage; Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology; and Mineralogy and Geochemistry. Through a combination of rigorous coursework and hands-on projects, students delve into the complexities of the Earth’s systems, gaining a deep understanding of its resources and dynamics. Armed with this knowledge, graduates emerge as versatile professionals capable of navigating diverse industries and driving innovation on a global scale.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in applied geosciences or a related field with a minimum of 180 ECTS credit points.
  • Minimum coursework requirements in geosciences, physics and/or chemistry, and mathematics.
  • Proficiency in either German (B1 level) or English (B2 level) for international applicants.
  • 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 alumni stand as shining examples of the program’s success, with many securing rewarding positions in industries such as energy, environmental consulting, mining, and academia.

From conducting groundbreaking research to implementing sustainable solutions, they leverage their expertise to address some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Equipped with a multidisciplinary skill set and a deep understanding of geological processes, they play a crucial role in shaping the future of our planet.

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