Geosciences education at German universities

Ulrike Wolf-Brozio, Peter Merschel, Dominic Hildebrandt, Ina Alt
2020 Zenodo  
Geoscientific education is offered by 31 German universities. Each year, about 4,000 first-semester students begin their bachelor's or master's studies and around 2,200 graduate with a bachelor's or master's degree. More than 90% of the bachelor's students continue with a master's course. Most graduates find employment in the applied sectors. Apart from understanding 'System Earth', modern geosciences programmes contain more and more socially relevant topics, leading to a broad and complex
more » ... nology and study program offer. In this context, the new 'GUIDE' portal by EFG and BDG (Berufsverband Deutscher Geowissenschaftler, German Professional Association for Geoscientists) allows (prospective) students to easily compare available courses and provides a quick overview of geosciences education in Europe.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4311385 fatcat:krrbujar2fethg7fhmsy7caeba