Study Program “Environment and Technology”

Learn and Work with the environment   

You are studying engineering sciences, ecology or environmental science and want to acquire key qualifications in environmental friendly technologies? Take part in an intensive course and get new experiences.  Study at a university in the heart of Europe, located next to Germany´s youngest National Park. Live together with international students. Work with experts in the field of environmental technology at the Environmental-Campus Birkenfeld and gain experience in environmental related technologies and sciences acquired by lab work and teamwork in interdisciplinary projects.


Our proposal, your advantage

  • All modules, lab work and projects taught in English
  • Fully credited with 30 ECTS points per semester
  • Live on-campus in Birkenfeld, Germany
  • admission fee 250€ per semester including free local public transport in the region



How to apply?

Applications should be submitted by

  • 15th of July for the winter semester
  •  1st of November for the summer semester

Application forms can be downloaded here:

Initiates file download ECTS Learning Agreement

Initiates file download International Student Application Form

Please note that the application forms have to be signed personally by applicants and by the responsible university referees. They can be sent back via e-mail to and via regular mail to the following address:

Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld
Study Coordinator "Study Program"
PO Box 1380
55761 Birkenfeld

In addition to the application form, the following documents must be included with each application:

  1. Statement of Motivation
  2. Letter of Reference
  3. Most Recent Grade Transcript
  4. Certificate of English Language Proficiency or an equivalent
  • TOEFL (internet-based: 79 / computer-based: 213 / paper-based: 550)
  • IELTS (band 6),
  • TOEIC (750 points / B2


A lot of general information for international students coming to Germany:

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Study Conditions, Accommodation and Fees

Participants in the program will live and study on our modern campus with over 2,700 other students. All student apartments are reasonably priced. They come fully equipped and provide high-speed internet access as well as being connected to our university intranet.

The university does not charge a tuition fee for the Study Semester. A general admissions fee about 200 Euros per semester that also allows free rail travel in the region.

Students will enjoy the benefits of our “buddy” concept, with German students providing individual help in getting orientated and integrated in campus life.


Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld
Study Coordinator "Environment and Technology"
PO Box 1380
55761 Birkenfeld

+49 6782 17-1817