Master of Science - Landscape Architecture

 Information about the study programme

  • Course of Studies
  • Admission Requirements

    This information is intended to provide you with guidance and assistance in preparing your application documents. The information consists of extracts from the admission regulations as well as explanations. The legal basis for admission to the Master's programme is the Admission Regulations Master of Science Landscape Architecture (german).

    Admission to the Master's programme in Landscape Architecture requires that the applican:

    • has obtained a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in landscape architecture and environmental planning or in a closely related field of study at a German university or at a university belonging to one of the Bologna Signatory States, or
    • has obtained an equivalent degree in a closely related subject at another foreign university. Equivalence is determined in accordance with the evaluation proposals of the Central Office for Foreign Education at the Permanent Secretariat of the Standing Conference of Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs.
    • If the previous Bachelor's degree course has not yet been completed at the time of application, you can still apply. However, at least 150 credit points must be documented in your grade sheet by the application deadline.

    The following documents must be attached to the application:

    • Application for admission or enrolment at Leibniz Universität Hannover(german)
    • Certificates and supporting documents in certified copy
    • curriculum vitae
    • letter of motivation (maximum 5 pages):
      Why do you want to study at Leibniz Universität Hannover?
      What knowledge from your first degree qualifies you for this course?
      What motivation do you have for scientific and design work?
      Why will this course of study qualify you for your future professional goals?
      What are the focal points of your bachelor's degree course or perhaps not? (Please give reasons for this.)
      Which focal points do you want to set in your Master's degree course or perhaps not?
    • Work samples (up to 10 pages):
      Show your specific talents and interests for the course with a selection of your previous work. Please indicate which part you have completed, if these work samples refer to group work.
    • Applicants from non-German-speaking countries must enclose proof that they have passed a German language test for admission to higher education with at least DSH-2.



    Application is possible for the winter and summer semester. The application deadline for applicants from Germany and other European countries is 15 July and 15 January. For applicants from non-EU countries, the application period ends on 31 May or 30 November for the coming semester.

  • Mandatory Modules
  • Optional (Compulsory) Modules
  • Examination Regulations

Contact Persons

The programme coordinators are there to help you with advice and assistance in planning and designing your studies.

Dipl.-Ing. Sonja Nollenberg
Programme Coordinator
Herrenhäuser Str. 2a
30419 Hannover
Herrenhäuser Str. 2a
30419 Hannover
Susana Dänzer Barbosa, M.A.
Administrative/Technical Staff
Office hours
Mo. 08:00 - 13:00
Tu. 08:00 - 13:00