Environmental Profile

Excellence in Environmental Sciences

Since the foundation of our University attitude towards the environment has always been an important part of our leading edge science. As a modern University we face the responsibilities and challenges of mankind and the environment by offering a unique combination of

  • highly innovative, interdisciplinary and practice-orientated academic standards,
  • employment success and
  • an excellent location in the surrounding of cultural and historical heritage.


At the University of Kassel more than 60 professors and more than 300 scientific employees work on environmental questions within departments, interdisciplinary research centres and institutes. Their research and teaching activities contribute to over 200 environmental courses that are offered each academic year. Thus we are able to offer a whole range of integrative study programmes and unparalleled research expertise involving environmental aspects beyond the usual borders of scientific fields.

Whether you are interested in continuing your studies straight from university or looking for research partner institutions, a change of direction or to enhance your career prospects, the University of Kassel will meet your demands.

Please take a closer look at the way we deal with environmental issues and to confirm our excellent offer in study and research in the environmental area:

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