Admission Requirements


The following admission requirements must be met to apply for the M.Sc. WASTE Program successfully:

Background-related requirements

a) Bachelor's Degree (or an equivalent degree) in Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, Process Engineering, or in a related field.

 Please note: Applications with a provisional Bachelor's Degree are accepted. In such cases, the Official Bachelor's Degree must be submitted upon the enrollment deadline (November 2020 for Winter Semester 2020/2021 applications).

English proficiency requirements

 As English is the official language of the M.Sc. WASTE, one of the following test scores is required:

 b.1) TOEFL

  •      TOEFL (CB): 213
  •      TOEFL (PB): 550
  •      TOEFL (iBT): 79
  •      Please note: TOEFL ITP is not accepted for the application

b.2) OR IELTS (Academic): 6.5

b.3) OR a certificate of an equivalent English test not older than two years on the day of the application deadline.


  •      Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): C
  •      Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE): B

German language requirements

c) German language knowledge "Basic User (A2)" under the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

 Please note: Those who do not have sufficient or certified knowledge of the German language have to attend the German Intensive Language Course in September (Free of charge).


Additional Requirements to apply for the EPOS-DAAD Program:

To apply for the EPOS-DAAD Scholarship, please consider the following additional requirements:

d) Minimum of two years of professional experience after Bachelor Studies (Internships during Bachelor studies are not accepted).