M.Sc. Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation (LENC)

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EPOS scholarships by DAAD for the 2024 M.Sc. Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation are open for application now! Scholarship deadline: 15 December 2023


In this research-oriented and strongly transdisciplinary programme you will acquire in-depth knowledge of the contents and methods of ‘Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation’ and develop competencies for solving complex research tasks independently.

The programme, which mainly covers natural science (environment and ecology), is supplemented by contents from the fields of the humanities and economics, in particular through the integration of landscape economics and environmental ethics.

Graduates of the M.Sc. course Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation can pursue a career in landscape and nature conservation research, national and international nature conservation organisations and associations, landscape planning and consultancy offices, environmental and nature conservation administration or private companies.


Environmental Economics, Peatland Utilisation, Botanical Species Conservation, Animal Conservation & Ecology, Aquatic Ecology, Climate Change, Palaeoecology and Evolution, Soil Ecology, Microbial Ecology, Conservation and Behaviour

Area of study

  • Environmental Design
  • Ecology
  • Nature Conservation, Environmental Protection


Prerequisite for admission is a graduation in a Bachelor degree course in the field of landscape ecology, biology, forestry, environmental or agricultural sciences. Graduates of other disciplines can be admitted after a case-by-case review, provided that there is a distinctive relation to environmental or nature conservation. In addition, evidence of English language proficiency at level B2 is a prerequisite for admission – no exceptions.

Deadline: 15 December 2023

Find more information here.

For general information about the EPOS Scholarships, click here.

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