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Earth Sciences

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) – 1 field degree program


Language of instruction:

German

Academic calendar:

Winter Semester

Standard Period of Study:

6 semesters required for the full degree programme

ECTS points:

180

Admission: First semester:

without special prerequisites for admission (free admissions)

Higher semesters:

free admission

Application period: First semester: 1 June–11 October
Application: Click here to visit our application portals.
Note: You are not required to go through any application process. You can matriculate directly from the beginning of August.
Faculty affiliation: Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources

The earth sciences focus on the planet Earth and the processes that shape it. In particular, the field investigates the structure and dynamics of the planet, the genesis and decay of the material the Earth is composed of, and the history of the Earth’s development. The course of study explores the commonly known geo-phenomena (e.g.: volcanoes, earthquakes, hot springs, caves, fossils, crude oil, minerals, ground heat, crystals, groundwater, and many more). The curriculum is characterized by a well-balanced combination of theoretical foundations, laboratory courses, practical courses, and field work. An understanding of geology and geomaterials requires a working knowledge of the fundamentals of mathematics, physics, and chemistry.


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Central Student Advising Office


The central student advisory service - the Central Student Advising Office (ZSB) provides information and advice on all questions that may arise prior to, at the beginning of, and during a course of study. If you are seeking subject-specific advice in addition to this, you can also contact the respective subject academic advisor.

Departmental Academic Advising


Dr. Heike Ulmer
Institut für Geo- und Umweltnaturwissenschaften
Raum 2014
Albertstr. 23b
79104 Freiburg
Tel.:&nbsp+49 761 203-6480

ulmer@uni-freiburg.de
Sprechstunde:&nbsp

Nach Vereinbarung




Examination Office


Tennenbacher Straße 4, 79106 Freiburg
Ursula Striegel, Telefon: 0761 203-3605
ursula.striegel@unr.uni-freiburg.de
Silke de Boer, Telefon: 0761 203-8610
silke.deboer@unr.uni-freiburg.de
Joanna Norek, Telefon: 0761 203-8610
joanna.norek@unr.uni-freiburg.de
Hans-Christof Gundlach, Telefon: 0761 203-8605
h-c.gundlach@unr.uni-freiburg.de
Martina Nickel/ Telefon: 0761 203-8610
martina.nickel@unr.uni-freiburg.de


Sprechstunden:
Montag und Donnerstag 10.00 Uhr bis 12.00 Uhr
Telefonische Erreichbarkeit: vormittags 8.00 Uhr bis 12.00 Uhr
Abgabe von Bachelor- und Master-Arbeiten: vormittags 8.00 Uhr bis 12.00 Uhr
oder nach telefonischer Vereinbarung
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