Research-oriented • International Environmental and Resource Management
Zwei ERM Studierende bei Messungen im Feld
Master of Science (M.Sc.)


The master's programme ERM has an applied orientation. It is a consecutive course that follows the Environmental and Resource Management bachelor's degree offered by the BTU Cottbus - Senftenberg and is also suitable as a further qualification for graduates of other relevant bachelor's programmes

The course serves to broaden and deepen professional knowledge and management skills in the focus area of integrated environmental and resource protection. Graduates will be able to assess and design technological, economic and infrastructure processes with the objective of sustainable production, planning and material flow management.

Professional Fields of Activity

  • Environmental and regulatory agencies at local, regional and national level
  • Environmental organizations, the European Union and the United Nations
  • Universities and research institutes
  • Engineering and planning offices
  • Energy companies
  • Environmental management and research institutions
  • Sewage, waste management companies, recycling companies

Applications and Admissions

Admissions Requirements

  • At least a bachelor’s degree in the subject area or an equivalent degree
  • Proof of proficiency in English
  • TOEFL (min. 550 points, 213 points computer based, internet based 79 points)
  • IELTS (min. 6.0), Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (min. B);
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (min. B)
  • Exempted from this regulation are only students from: Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland), United States of America, or students who completed a secondary level degree in English in one of the above mentioned countries or Germany.
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