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Admission Requirements

  • Students must hold a Bachelors degree with the grade "good" or better (in a field related to the WATENV Masters programme, e.g. civil engineering, environmental sciences, natural sciences or geosciences). 
  • Instructions and examinations are given in English language. Applicants with non-English native language have to provide evidence of an adequate working knowledge (CEFR C1) of English via an internationally recognised certificate.
Detailed information about all necessary requirements are explained in the Admission Regulations

Documents for submission in general (in English)

  • Completed application form;
  • Bachelor of Science certificate (certified copy). If not yet available at time of application, applicants have to send a proof of the hitherto obtained credit points and marks;
  • University transcript (certified copy), including a description of the grading system;
  • Curriculum Vitae; (signed by applicant)
  • Letter of motivation, at least indicating the qualifications and interests of the candidate and a prospect of further activities related to the field of studies; (signed by applicant)
  • International certificate of sufficient English language proficiency at the C1 level of the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages” (CEFR). For details, refer to: https://www.uni-hannover.de/en/universitaet/organisation/einrichtung/central-facilities/fsz/
  • School leaving certificate (certified copy)
  • Optional: Proof of professional experience, special qualifications and awards

Additional documents for DAAD applicants

  • Two letters of recommendation (original);
  • DAAD application form;
  • Proofs of professional experience (certified copy), attributed scholarships by DAAD or others
General application information
Information on study costs and scholarships

Chinese applicants have to submit an APS certificate issued by the Akademische Prüfstelle für chinesische Studienbewerber (APS) which has recently been set up at the German embassy in Beijing.