How to Applyprocedure, FAQ and submission
The first EAGLE semester starts each year in the Winter term (starting in October) and applications have to be submitted before the application deadline (May 15th, see counter on the right) of the respective year in order to be eligible to be considered for that year. Students are selected via a standardized aptitude assessment procedure that meets international criteria. After the application deadline passed, you will be invited for an interview (see FAQ).
Applications are due once a year and interviews will start soon after. The final acceptance letter will be send within approx. 4 weeks after the submission deadline including the official legal letter by the University as well as further instructions how to proceed. Rejection letters will be send out by the university at a later stage. The study programs starts each year in October and the winter term ends in February. You have to enroll in person beforehand.
The following documents need to be handed in (in english):
- a cover letter stating your interest and motivation (approx. one page)
- a CV including two references (no letter of recommendation is needed)
- your B.Sc. or higher degree certificate incl. a list of all courses and grades (transcripts of records, if available final copy otherwise preliminary one (if you have no B.Sc. or M.Sc. yet, please see the FAQ )
- at least 10 ECTS in remote sensing or spatial data analysis (please list them in your CV)
- at least 5 ECTS in statistics, modeling, programming or remote sensing/GIS (please list them in your CV)
- a B.Sc./M.Sc. within an English study program or a certificate of English language proficiency (at least: TOEFL: 72; IELTS: 6.0; HZB: 7; GER: B2 (Abiturniveau))
- certificate of basic German language skills (A2, can be handed in one year after acceptance to the study program. The corresponding language course if offered by the university and is recommended anyways to gain a basic knowledge of German within the first year of EAGLE)
We will review all applications and if you are eligible to study in the EAGLE M.Sc. program you will be invited for an interview (in person or online) before a final decision ís made.
- letter of motivation
- B.Sc.certificate, incl. course grades
- English language proficiency certificate
- see main text for details
all documents need to be submitted as one (1) pdf via this submission form
application deadline (CEST) for winter term in:
midnight May 15th CEST – see your time zone
FAQ: Application Process
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When are the courses actually starting?
Most EAGLE courses take place once a week within the winter/summer term just a few are offered as block courses (4-5 days in a row from 9am till 6pm) within or after the winter/summer term.
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