Graduates of the master's program will be able to familiarize themselves rapidly and independently with subject matter in the Earth and Environmental Sciences and to plan, implement, and finalize process- and system-oriented projects using a goal-oriented approach. They are able to select the appropriate working methods, instruments, and techniques for the topic in question.
They are familiar with the interrelations between the solid Earth, the atmosphere, the hydrosphere, and the biosphere in terms of environmental science; they have a comprehensive understanding of the processes within and between the various geospheres and are able to analyze and interpret them. They have gained knowledge of fundamental and advanced geoscientific methods, including field methods, and are able to apply them.
As a result of their study stay in China, graduates possess knowledge of regional environmental systems and geoscientific processes.