Programme: Master in Environmental and Resource Economics (M.Sc.)


Study Programme

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A wide range of specialised courses offered on a regular basis gives students an insight into many areas of economic research arising through cooperation with the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.


Examination Regulations - Fachprüfungsordnung (FPO) (german)

Examination Regulations (english)





Minor Subject

Note that only the minor subject in Geography and Ecology is offered in English!




List of modules offered in the winter term 20/21

  • Registration via OLAT


Geography and Ecology

Note that the following information might change! You can inform yourself here


  • Principles in Ecology for Environmental Sciences EMAEF001-01a
  • Hydrology and Climatology EMAEF-002-01a
  • Integrated Management of River Basins AEF-agr076
  • Hydrological Modelling EMAEF027-01a
  • Advanced Ecosystem Analysis in Environmental Management AEF-EM019 (Depending on the Covid-19 situation there might be one meeting in presence)
  • Geo-Ecologgical Regional Processes MNF-eco-101


(Partly) Presence

  • Integrated Management of Wetlands AEF-EM018
  • Integrated Coastal Zone Management EMAEF032-01a
  • Ecosystem Modelling - A Practical Introduction EMAEF031-01a
  • Principles of Nutrient Dynamics in Coastal Areas MNF-ftz-geo-S122
  • Coastal Zone Dynamics MNF-geogr341 (Not clarified yet if it will take place)






List of modules offered in the summer term 2020

  • Registration via OLAT


Geography and Ecology

  • Due to limited offer in this minor, courses not offered in your examination regulation can be taken
  • Choose from the list of the M.Sc. Environmental Management
  • The course "Economic Aspects of Environmental Management" cannot be chosen!
  • Contact the lectuer if you can participate in the course
  • Inform your studentadvisor ( which course you are taking
  • register for the exam during the registration period (yet not officially communicated by the university) with the examination office of the respective faculty



First Semester: getting started

Information of the Faculty of Business, Economics and Sciences regarding your first semester.



Course Schedule and Types of Courses


Student's Handbook

  • Student's Handbook: For a general overview of your course structure and further information, the Student's Handbook provides information on how you can organize your studies.


Further Online Information


International Students



Contact persons


Study Programme Advisors can be contacted for questions about

  • Structure and content of the study programme
  • Application
  • Planning your study
  • Recognition of courses taken abroad or at other universities
  • General examination procedures


Overview of other contact persons:


Examinations, Seminars, Master-Thesis



Please note: In any case the degree-specific Examination Regulations together with the Examination Procedure Regulations are the legally binding documents regulating your study programme! You can find them in the "Legal Documents" below.



For information on seminar application, please visit the following links:

(Note that the registration period for seminars starts in the previous semester)


Master Thesis



Legal documents



The  Environmental and Resource Economics Master of Science degree programme is accredited:Certificate of Accreditation (german only)



Exchange Semester

If you are interested in doing an exchange semester abroad within the EU, or in countries outside of the EU, please find the relevant information here:



Further Information