General introduction and overview
Environmental sciences deal with human, animal and plant resources and researches the reciprocal dependencies between man, human culture / civilization, and animate and inanimate nature. The discipline Environmental Sciences on the Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Sciences is specialized in interdisciplinary research of biodiversity.
The specialized Master's degree program provides students with an in-depth scientific education and the skills needed to carry out independent scientific work. The incorporation of various subject-specific skills in an interdisciplinary "class" results in synergies for joint projects. This specifically promotes the ability to work as part of a team.
Excellent student with a Bachelor’s degree may apply for a fast track program. The students follow the curriculum in the environmental sciences Master’s program and integrate the results of the master thesis into their doctoral thesis. The fast track program may save ambitious students up to two semesters.
Master of Science in Environmental Sciences (MSc in Environmental Sciences)
The Master's Program consists of courses in environmental sciences and studies and an independent research thesis.
Duration / ECTS
1.5 years (90 credit points)
All students with a bachelor's degree from a Swiss University or
equivalent, sufficient knowledge in natural sciences and, preferably, attendance of courses in environmental sciences during bachelor education can apply.
Please note: A letter of acceptance cannot be provided before the interviews in February!