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Geography, Department

Fakultät II - Natur- und Sozialwissenschaften at the Uni Vechta

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  • Universitätsstraße 5
  • 49377 Vechta
  • Phone: +49 4441 15-350
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Basic information

Total number of students 230
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 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 81.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 7/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 60.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 85.7 %


Publications per academic 1.5
Third party funds per academic 38.9 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.6
Research reputation < 1%

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Research orientation
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 102
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Two-Subject-Bachelor, Master of Education
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The course combines perspectives and methods from the natural and social sciences. Good staffing and equipment allows for a scientifically demanding and practice-oriented education. The course includes practical exercises, field work and excursions and covers the areas of physical geography/geoecology, anthropogeography, didactics of geography as well as regional geography - from regional and global perspectives to local case studies. Specialisation in structures and developments of rural areas is possible.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The Institute for Structural Research and Planning in Intensive Agricultural Areas studies regions with intensive agriculture and develops practice-oriented proposals for solutions. In the department Learning in Rural Areas, the potentials of rural areas for the realisation of lifelong learning processes are investigated. Physical geography applies a wide range of methods: Field and laboratory measurement methods, use of earth observation techniques and Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Landscape Ecology conducts environmental monitoring on pollutants, microplastics and GMOs.
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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