Exploring the health effects of our changing environment and climate: The new international master’s program Environment, Climate Change and Health in Bayreuth

MSc. Environment, Climate Change and Health
No tuition feesEUR / year
No tuition feesEUR / year

The new international master’s program: Environment, Climate Change and Health is a 2-year English-taught program. It provides a broad knowledge of causal relations between changing environment (e.g. biodiversity loss), climate (continuously rising temperatures) and health based on an integrative, interdisciplinary perspective including natural science, economics, jurisprudence and social science.

Solution-orientated management will be trained and international networking will be promoted.

Emphasis will be given on:

  • diseases related to environmental and climate change
  • strategies to handle and prevent these medical conditions
  • mitigation and adaptation policies
  • interdependent responsibilities of policy, industry and general public as well as on
  • possibilities and strategies for a climate- and environment-friendly and healthy lifestyle.

The intended audience for this online webinar are students with a bachelor degree in in economics, social, natural or health science, health economics, nursing, philosophy & economics, medicine or public health and an English proficiency level of B2 at least.

There are NO tuition fees for this study program. However, in Germany, students at all higher education institutions must pay a semester contribution (at the University of Bayreuth about 110 € per semester) that covers your contributions to student services and the student government. Please, take into account if you need a fee-based visa.
–          Discover the curriculum, the course structure and future career opportunities
–          Admission and enrollment procedure for EU and non-EU-applicants
–          Get to know lecturers of the program and the University of Bayreuth as an excellent place for your master’s program
–          The benefits of living in Bayreuth
  • Prof. Dr. mult. Eckhard NagelProgram coordinator
• a bachelor's degree in economics, social, natural or health science, health economics, nursing, philosophy & economics, medicine or public health with a final german grade of 2.5 or better. The bachelor degree should reflect at least lectures comprising 30 ECTS-points within health and/or natural science, preferably (human-)biology, (bio-)chemistry and geosciences. • Advanced english language skills (B2, based on the Common European Framework of Reference of Languages, however, for a good final grade level C1 is recommended) and proven german language skills (A1).
A scholarship, exclusively for the master’s program is not designated. However, there are several foundations sponsoring (foreign) students within Germany. The University of Bayreuth supports you.
15th July 2022 (for non-EU-students)
winter semester 2022 (1st October 2022)