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Geoscience, Department

Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Kiel

Institut für Geowissenschaften

  • Ludewig-Meyn-Straße 10
  • 24118 Kiel
  • Phone: +49 431 880-2907
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 670
Percentage of teaching by practitioners not specified
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's not specified

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase no data available

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 55.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 53.7 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment


Publications per academic 3.3
Citations per publication 4.2
Third party funds per academic 150.1 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.7
Research reputation 14.7 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The courses on offer consist of two Bachelor's and four Master's degrees, which supplement the teaching of basic principles by representing the broad expertise of the Institute for Geosciences. For the disciplines of Geology, Mineralogy and Geophysics, the Institute maintains a key marine- and application-oriented focus. Close collaboration is also maintained with the Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research in Kiel.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universität Aarhus, Dänemark; Universität Barcelona, Spanien; Universidad de Vigo, Spanien; Universität Brest, Frankreich; Universität Oslo, Norwegen; Universidad de Málaga, Malaga Spanien; Sorbonne Université, Frankreich; Universita Degli Studi Di Napoli Federico II, Neapeln Italien, Bangor University, Großbritannien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The technical equipment available to the Institute for Geosciences is comprehensive, ranging from large-format equipment such as high-pressure/high-temperature reactors or the electron beam microprobe through to scanning electron microscopy and extensive lab equipment, plus a wide range of fieldwork equipment for field- and marine-based use.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The Institute's research activities range across the fields of Marine Geosciences and Palaeontology; Physics and Chemistry of Minerals; Applied Geosciences and Geophysics. Marine and applied issues provide a primary focus here. Research is also strongly networked with a wide range of research projects at national and international level.
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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