Study Semester "Renewable Resources"

Our Study Semester "Renewable Resources" is a one-semester intensive course covering different aspects of sustainability within and beyond the field of environmental sciences.

Taught exclusively in English, our lectures and workshops cover the latest scientific findings on renewable energy and materials, sustainable agriculture as well as climate change. Economic, legal and technological aspects complete the picture. Hands-on experiences along with field trips make the acquired theory tangible.

The programme’s interdisciplinary approach to sustainability research combined with the topicality of the issue attracts strong interest from students – from a variety of academic backgrounds.

33 ECTS credits are awarded for the successful completion of the Study Semester programme. Please note that the Study Semester "Renewable Resources" is not a degree programme.

The next Study Semester will take place from 21 March to 15 July 2022.
Application deadline: 01 December 2021.

Apply now for our Study Semester Programme!

Please submit your application by e-mail or post to:

Bingen Technical University of Applied Sciences
International Affairs Department
Berlinstraße 109
55411 Bingen


You can apply to parti­cipate in our Study Semester if you...

... are a student at one of our partner universities (or at Bingen UAS),
... are interested in the subject area,
... have English language skills at B1 level or higher,
... are an advanced Bachelor or Master student,
... are curious about living in a foreign country, meeting new people from various nations and like being challenged academically in a small and culturally diverse class - then we would love you to apply for our Study Semester "Renewable Resources"!

If you are unsure whether you are qualified, or if you do not meet some of the requirements but would still like to participate, please contact us directly.

“The study semester was one of the best experiences in my life.  I really liked all the excursions and the whole experience in Bingen gave me confidence and made me think in new ways. The memories, the experiences, the people I met and the things I learned in Bingen will stay with me for the rest of my life."

– Mohamed Agjij , Cadi Ayyad University

Academic Programme

Nine classes account for a total of 33 ECTS credits in this modularised programme:

Engineering, Energy & Climate

  • Renewable Materials
  • Air Resources
  • Renewable Energy
  • Climate Change: Environmental Impacts
  • Sustainable Agriculture

Economics, Marketing, Law & Humanities

  • Sustainable Business Administration and Simulation
  • Sales and Marketing Aspects
  • European Environmental Law and Politics
  • English for Engineers

Participating students take all nine modules - it is generally not possible to opt out of some of the classes.

"The Study Semester was a perfect mixture of studying and free-time activities. I gained relevant knowledge for my field and made life-long friends from around the globe."

– Christiina Liikanen, South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences

Fees and Costs

No tuition fees are charged for participation in the Study Semester "Renewable Resources". Students must, however, contribute towards the cost of the excursions along with expenses for social services and students' union and will be asked to pay a total of 427,70 Euro upon being accepted into the programme.

Semester Fee (227,70 Euro)
The social services and students' union fee of currently 227,70 Euro is paid by every Bingen UAS student every semester - it is a prerequisite for registration. This also includes the student ticket that allows free use of public transport in the region.

Study Semester Fee (400 Euro)
The additional fee of 400 Euro covers the cost of excursions (e.g. trip to Brussels) that are part of the Study Semester programme.

Cost of living
You can find valuable information on what to expect in terms of cost of living in Germany as a student on the DAAD's 
Study in Germany site.

Do you have any questions?

Should you have any questions concerning our Study Semester programme please do not hesitate to contact us!

Marta Benko
Marta Benko (Bm)
T.+49 6721 409 337
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