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As a graduate in natural sciences you have many opportunities.

GeoEnergy & GeoResources

Your chosen qualifications cover a wide portfolio:

  • exploration and evaluation of mineral, renewable- and fossil energy resources
  • utilization of geothermal energy as sustainable energy resource
  • temporal storage of green energy
  • long term storage of nuclear waste in the deep subsurface
  • geochemical analysis of rock qualities
  • evaluation of raw materials resources
  • quality assurance of natural resources during trading and production
  • re-naturation of mines with a good understanding of the
  • groundwater, soil and slope stability

Employment opportunities are with

  • exploration & Production industries in Germany and abroad, in the fields of geothermal energy, hydrocarbons and mining
  • quality assurance authorities for purchasing and production of raw materials
  • service companies
  • controlling institutions and public authorities
  • consultants and engineering companies
  • museums or environmental agencies
  • your occupation opportunities are broad!

Hydrogeology & Engineering Geology

This major is taught in German. Please refer to the German site for further information.


Mineralogy & Geochemistry

This major is taught in German. Please refer to the German site for further information.