Institute of Regional Science

Study structure

The master's degree programmes at a glance

Master's degree programme in Regional Science/Spatial Planning focussing on strategies for underdeveloped regions

 

German-Argentinian Master's programme in Regional Science/Spatial Planning
focussing on regional science and environmental changes

German-Chilean Master's degree programme in Regional Science/Spatial Planning focussing on natural hazards and disaster prevention

 

Final degree
Master of Science, M.Sc. in Regional Science at KIT, Germany

Double degree
Master of Science, M.Sc. in Regional Science at KIT, Germany +
„Magíster en Ciencia Regional e Impacto Ambiental“

Double degree
Master of Science, M.Sc. in Regional Science at KIT, Germany +
Magíster en Ciencias Regionales at Universidad de Concepción (UdeC), Chile

Standard course duration: 4 terms (2 years)

ECTS points: 120

Start of studies: winter term
(start of lectures: mid-Ocober)
Start of studies: winter term
(start of lectures: mid-Ocober)
start of studies: winter term
(start of lectures: September)

 

Tuition fees

As of winter term 2017/18, the German Federal Land of Baden-Württemberg will charge tution fees for certain groups of non-EU students. For more information, External Link please refer to the website of the KIT International Student Office.

  Number of study places: 10 Number of study places: 10
Application deadline
30 September
 
Application deadline
30 September
 
Application deadline
30 September
 
Course language: German (*) Course languages: German; Spanish (*) Course languages: German; Spanish (*)

Location

  • KIT, Karlsruhe/Germany
  • field research in a developing or newly industrialising country during the second year of study

Locations

  • KIT, Karlsruhe/Germany (1st and 2nd term)
  • UTN, Córdoba/Argentina (3rd and 4th term)
  • field research in Latin America during the second year of study

Locations

  • UdeC, Concepción/Chile
    (1st and 4th term)
  • KIT, Karlsruhe/Germany (2nd and 3rd term)
  • field research in Latin America during the second year of study

Career opportunities

  • Public authorities in developing an newly industrialising countries: spatial planning, economic development, international cooperation
  • governmental and non-governmental organisations of development cooperation: spatial planning, project coordination and management, consultancy
  • private planning and consulting agencies in the field of development cooperation: spatial planning, consultancy, site selection consultancy
  • Research institutions (universities, foundations and others): research and teaching

Language skills

German language skills (for non-native speakers): to enrol at KIT, applicants are required to submit a language certificate level B2 according to the CEFR External Link (or an equivalent certificate). For some study modules language level C1/DSH-2 is required. The exam can still be taken after enrolment.

 
  • Spanish language skills (for non-native speakers): at least level B2 according to the  CEFR External Link
  • Spanish language skills (for non-native speakers): at least level B2 according to the  CEFR External Link