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English and other international study programmes

Half of our Ph.D. Programmes are fully taught in English as well as an increasing number of Master programmes. Many of the Master programmes offer also a unique opportunity of graduation with a double or a joint degree from leading international Universities.

All programmes benefit from an outstanding research-oriented environment, which is formed by a network including five Max Planck Institutes, the German Primate Center, the German Aerospace Center and the Academy of Science and Humanities: the Göttingen Campus.

Agriculture, Forest and Geosciences

Degree Programme Special Characteristics
M.Sc. Crop Protection
M.Sc. European Master's Degree in Plant Health in Sustainable Cropping Systems Joint Degree with four European Universities
M.Sc. Integrated Plant and Animal Breeding (iPAB) Double Degree-Option "European Master for Animal Breeding and Genetics (EMABG)" in cooperation with six international partner Universities
M.Sc. International Agribusiness and Rural Development - IARD A double degree programme with the University of Talca (Chile)
M.Sc. Sustainable International Agriculture (SIA) A joint degree programme with the University of Kassel (Germany)
M.Sc. Sustainable Forest and Nature Management (SUFONAMA) A double degree programme in cooperation with five international partner Universities
M.Sc. Tropical and International Forestry (TIF)

Biology, Chemistry and Medicine

Degree Programme Special Characteristics
M.Sc. Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution A proof of proficiency in German is required, Double Degree Option “International Master-Programme Biodiversity, Ecology and Evolution (IMABEE) with three international universities
M.Sc. Cardiovascular Science
M.Sc. Developmental, Neural, and Behavioral Biology A proof of proficiency in German is required
M.Sc./​M.I.N.C. International Nature Conservation - MINC A double degree programme with the Lincoln University (New Zealand)
M.Sc. Microbiology and Biochemistry A proof of proficiency in German is required
M.Sc. Molecular Medicine
M.Sc. Neurosciences Also as fast-track M.Sc./Ph.D/MD-Ph.D.
M.Sc. Molecular Biology Fast track programme MSc/PhD

Computer Science, Mathematics and Physics

Degree Programme Special Characteristics
M.Sc. Applied Computer Sciences Excellent English proficiency or proficiency in English and German (see Regulations)
M.Sc. Astromundus A double degree programme in cooperation with five international partner Universities
M.Sc. Mathematics A proof of proficiency in German might be required
M.Sc. Physics A proof of proficiency in German might be required

Economics, Law and Social Science

Degree Programme Special Characteristics
M.A. Development Economics Double degree option with Stellenbosch University (South Africa) and University of Florence
M.A. Erasmus Mundus Programme Euroculture A joint degree programme in cooperation with 11 international partner Universities
M.A. Finance, Accounting and Taxes Language of the programme: German; Double-Degree option with Ghent University
M.A. Global Business Sufficient German and English language skills must be proven
M.A. History of Global Markets Double Degree-Option “Global Markets, Local Creativities / GLOCAL” with the Universities Glasgow, Barcelona und Rotterdam
M.A. International Economics Option for double degree with University of Groningen, Netherlands; a proof of proficiency in German is required
M.A. Modern Indian Studies
LL.M./​M.A. Chinese Law and Comparative Law Double Degree Programme with the University of Nanjing; Languages: German and Chinese
LL.M. LL.M. in European and Transnational Law of Intellectual Property and Information Technology (lipit)
LL.M. Master of Law Language: German

Humanities

Degree Programme Special Characteristics
M.A. Classical Archaeology Language: German; Option for double degree with the University of Palermo
M.A. East Asian Studies/Modern Sinology
M.A. English Studies / English Philology
M.A. Erasmus Mundus Programme Euroculture A joint degree programme in cooperation with 11 international partner Universities
M.A. Intercultural German Studies/German as a Foreign Language Language: German
M.A. Intercultural Theology
M.A. Intercultural German Studies Germany -China Double Degree Programme with the universities Nanjing or the Beijing Foreign Studies University; Language: German
M.A. North American Studies
M.A. Slavic Philology Language: German; Double-degree option with Voronezh State University