Master Environmental Engineering

Students check sewer soiling

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

Study requirements, application and application period

Study requirements

  • German applicants and applicants with a German university degree apply directly at HTW Dresden.
  • First university degree qualifying for a profession in natural or environmental sciences or as a civil, chemical, water or environmental engineer.
  • In case of doubt, the suitability must be recognized in the examination board of the Faculty of Civil Engineering.
  • English language skills have to be verified by suitable tests, such as
    • TOEFL (min. 550 points, computerbased 213 points, internet-based 79 points) 
    • IELTS (min. 6.5)
    • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (min. B)
    • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (min.B) 

Application and application period

  • Application deadline for winter semester: 1st May to 15th July.

You will find all further information about the application under the heading Application and Admission - Master on our homepage.

Study requirements

  • First university degree qualifying for a profession in natural or environmental sciences or as a civil, chemical, water or environmental engineer.
  • In case of doubt, the suitability must be recognized in the examination board of the Faculty of Civil Engineering.
  • English language skills have to be verified by suitable tests, such as
    • TOEFL (min. 550 points, computer based 213 points, internet-based 79 points) 
    • IELTS (min. 6.5)
    • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (min. B)
    • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (min.B) 

The English language certificate is only necessary for applicants from countries which have not declared English as official language.

Application and application period

  • Application deadline for winter semester: 15th June via uni-assist

Further information on the application procedure can be found on our information page for international applicants.

Study objectives

As a graduate of the Master‘s programme Environmental Engineering, you will be equipped with scientific knowledge and application related know-how in the field of technical environmental protection and environmental planning.

You will be aware of the new developments and innovations in the renewable energy sector and other relevant markets, be able to develop innovative solutions to problems and manage projects in a leading position. Your acquired knowledge opens up career prospects in research and business in an international environment.

In the Master‘s programme in Environmental Engineering at the HTW Dresden, I am particularly attracted by the teaching methodology which balances between practical and theoretical knowledge, also the exchange students all over the globe join in every semester gives exposure to different cultures.

S. Patil, India (2nd semester)
Sanket Patil

Study process

  • Professional Studies

    1st - 3rd Semester

    Application-oriented learning in compulsory and compulsory elective modules

  • Master Thesis

    4th Semester

    Master thesis (in cooperation with a partner company is recommended)

Career prospects

After completing your studies, you will work in:

• Civil and environmental engineering companies
• Planning and consultancy offices
• Environmental protection agencies and environmental education institutions
• Environmental authorities and research institutes

Students discuss a theory

Consultation

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