Application procedure

Admission Regulation

Proove of English Language Skills

Application procedure

1. Application documents

Mandatory qualifications / documents:

  1. Bachelor’s or equivalent degree and transcript of records
  2. Proof of English language proficiency

Documents that can be submitted voluntarily, but are highly welcomed:

  1. CV
  2. Letter of motivation
  3. Tabular listing of fitting experience
  4. Letter of recommendation
  5. Other certificates or qualifications if applicable

For more information, please download the admission regulations.

The Master's programme is non-consecutive, meaning that you do not need a particular Bachelor's degree for admission. Yet, your Bachelor’s or equivalent degree should be in a scientific or interdisciplinary, environmental science-oriented programme, with scientific, economic and / or geographical-spatial planning components, or in another appropriate prior degree programme. You should be able to explain your interests in the WCM programme.

Please note that the DD Water and Coastal Management is a Master of Science and not a Master of Engineering.

2. Application deadline

For holders of a German university degree:

  • To apply directly to the university, applications open on 1 June and close on 30 September. 

For holders of a foreign university degree:

  • Applications via uni-assist open (latest) on 1 May. We strongly recommend, to submit your documents by15 June to ensure that the university receives your documents from uni-assist in time for the selection procedure. If the supporting documents are submitted after the 15 June but before the standard application deadline (30September), it is possible that a decision on your applications may not be made until the beginning of the semester.

The programme only starts in autumn (winter term).

3. How to apply

For holders of a German university degree:

For holders of aforeign university degree:

  • You need to apply through uni-assist. The core task of uni-assist e.V. is the evaluation of international university certificates in regard to their equivalence to German university degrees. The evaluation of your documents through uni-assist e.V. can take up to 8 weeks. For more information and support, see the Registrar's Office.

4. Acceptance

The admission decision is made by the admission committee of the WCM programme. Admission decisions are sent by email as soon as the registrar's office is informed about the decisions.

5. Enrollment

For holders of a German university degree

  • Enrol to WCM before the enrollment deadline.

For holders of a foreign university degree

  • After you have been accepted, you need to come to the registrar’s office and bring the documents mentioned in your admission letter to enrol for your degree course before the enrollment deadline.
Enrollment deadline:15.07.

6. Questions regarding enrolment and application:

  • Any questions about deadline, necessary documents or enrolment in general can be directed at Leliah Karbe (leliah.karbe@uol.de).
    (Stand: 20.07.2021)