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Student Admissions

Due to the current pandemic the admission deadline has been postponed to July 31, 2020!

Also, please note that in addition to the listed English language tests we will accept this year due to the special situation also the following tests:

  • Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT)
  • Online Linguistic Support (OLS) test

The Master's program is designed for maximum 20 students per term and each cohort starts together in the winter term (mid-October). Thus, application to the program is only possible in the spring with a deadline of May 15. The deadline is also published by the TU on their website.

Please read this page in its entirety before starting your application. For general questions, please contact the TU Berlin Master's Service Center.

Admissions Requirements

The admissions regulations have been amended in 2017. Please find the new regulations below.

Regulations for Admission and Selection 2017 (German)

Regulations for Admission and Selection 2017 (English translation)

(valid from winter semester 2019/2020)


In order to be eligible for the Master's program you have to meet the following requirements as regulated in the Regulations for Admission and Selection (2017) for the Master Environmental Planning:

  • Undergraduate Degree (Bachelor or Diplom) from a recognized university in one of the following fields:
    • Ecology and Environmental Planning (Ökologie und Umweltplanung)
    • Ecology (Ökologie)
    • Environmental Planning (Umweltplanung)
    • Landscape Planning (Landschaftsplanung)
    • Landscape Architecture (Landschaftsarchitektur)
    • Urban and Regional Planning (Stadt- und - Regionalplanung)
    • Geography with a focus on physical geography and geoinformation systems (GIS) (Geographie mit dem Schwerpunkt physische Geografie und Geografische Informationssysteme (GIS))
    • Environmental Sciences (Umweltwissenschaften)
    • Ecology/Nature Conservation (Ökologie/Naturschutz)
    • Spatial Planning (Raumplanung)
    • Environmental Policy (Umweltpolitik)
    • or related disciplines

    In all programs above at least 90 ECTS from environment and planning related courses have to be completed at the time of application. These credits have to completed in at least three of the following areas:

    • Environmental/Landscape Planning
    • Environmental Assessment (Strategic Environmental Assessment, Environmental Impact Assessment, Habitat-Regulation-Assessment, Impact Mitigation)
    • other Spatial Planning, as e.g. spatial, urban, regional planning, traffic planning, landscape architecture
    • Nature Conservation
    • Ecology
    • GIS and Remote Sensing
    • Environmental Economics/Sociology
    • Environmental Policy

    Up to 30 ECTS of the required 90 ECTS may be replaced by relevant work experience gained after having completed a study program in the listed areas.

  • English Language Skills at level C1

At least basic German language skills are highly recommended. However, there is opportunity to expand your German skills throughout the program in university German classes and of course through contact with native speakers within and outside the program.

Further information can be found on the website of the TU Berlin.

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Application Procedure

Prospective students must use the TU Berlin online application via uni-assist, or if they are already enrolled at TU Berlin, use the application form provided at the website of the TU Master Service Center to apply for the program.

Please submit with your application the following form to ensure that you meet all relevant requirements: MSc. Environmental Planning - relevant information

The deadline for application is May 15. Applications received after this date or applications that are incomplete by this date cannot be considered. The admission process to the Mater Environmental Planning is detailed in the Regulations for Admission and Selection 2017 (German, English).

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Decision on Admission

Complete applications are reviewed regarding the admissions requirements (undergraduate degree, English skills) after the application deadline has passed.

For further information on admission requirements including required documents for your application and questions regarding enrollment, please consult the website of the TU Berlin Master's Service Center and the FAQs.

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