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There are many ways to get to know the Friedrich Schiller University, find the right field of study and learn everything about our Bachelor (B.Sc.) Biogeosciences program:

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The most important at a glance

You can also get sufficient information in our Flyer Bachelor Biogeosciencespdf, 655 kb · de. We have summarized the most important information for you here.

Would you like detailed information on the curriculum and module catalog?

Then inform yourself here de

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How do our students rate us?

Find out everything about the Bachelor of Biogeosciences program in a nutshell and read what our students have to say. The categories equipment, study content and lecturers were rated particularly well.

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Special features of the bachelor's degree program in biogeosciences in Jena

  • Integrative networking of biosciences and geosciences in courses created specifically for the program (Bio-Geo Interactions).
  • A wide range of electives in the so-called elective modules in the 5th semester, which can also be completed in the form of study abroad.
  • 6-week professional internship towards the end of the program gives an insight into typical professional fields and provides initial contacts with the professional world.
  • Students benefit from the close cooperation with numerous internationally renowned research institutions located in Jena.
  • Teaching cooperation with the Ernst Abbe University of Applied Sciences Jena (EAH) enables the attendance and recognition of selected (professional) modules at the EAH Jena. Further information is available hereExternal link

Professional fields

Graduates bring comprehensive subject-specific scientific and methodological skills. In addition, they have the communicative skills to present science to the public and to sensitize society to environmental pollution. Through the possibility of a semester abroad, they gain important intercultural skills. 

Jena biogeoscientists are excellently equipped for work in a wide range of professional fields, such as nature conservation, remediation of contaminated sites, and environmental education. In addition, master's graduates can pursue doctoral studies in Germany and abroad, especially in the fields of geosciences, biology and chemistry.

  • Engineering offices for subsoil investigations, hydrogeology, remediation of contaminated sites
  • Oil and gas industry, raw material supply
  • Research coordination
  • Research institutions
  • Public relations, museums, geoparks
Evaluation of the survey of graduates in April 2016
Evaluation of the survey of graduates in April 2016
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Application Bachelor Biogeosciences

A start of studies is only possible in the winter semester.

Information on the application procedure and deadlines can be found here