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NRM International - Master of Science

Application

The application deadline is determined by your situation and requirements.

  • Foreign applicants (non German nationality, non German Bachelor Degree)
    • Application Period: between 01.02 and 31.03 each year
      for intake in September of the same year
    • Application documents must be submitted via UNI ASSIST.
    • Further details about the Uni Assist application is available here
  • German applicants (German nationality or German Bachelor Degree)
    • Application Period: between 01.05 and 10.06 each year
      for intake in September of the same year
    • Application via TH Köln online portal

Please follow the instruction in the respective online application platform.

  • Application for a DAAD scholarship (only DAC-List countries)
    • Deadline: 30.09. each year for intake in September of the following year
    • Applications must be submitted as hard copy via ITT (read more)

The following application documents are required:

  • curriculum vitae (in tabular form, English language)
  • graduation certificate
  • academic record of university study
  • proof of English proficiency (TOEFL ibt or ibt at home: 79 points, IELTS Academic or IELTS Indicator: Band score 6.0)
  • a letter of motivation explaining:
    • Personal Understanding of Natural Resources Management and Development (One Sentence)
    • Motivation to apply in relation to your previous experiences / education (One Paragraph)
    • Motivation to apply in relation to your future aspirations / preferred occupation in line with the specialization the NRM program offers (One Paragraph)
    • Name three main benefits you expect to gain from the program (List)
    • Name three main contributions you could make to the program (List)
    • Five arguments of personal characteristics. Why you should be selected according to your view (List)
  • a research idea related to the master program (2 pages)
    • The subject and content of the research idea should be in line with the course content of the master program Natural Resources Management and Development
    • The subject must be of importance regarding the current scientific discussion
    • It should be written scientifically correct (e.g. structure, citation, data quality, sources, consistency)

 

 

Examination regulations

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DAAD