Institut für Geo- und Umweltnaturwissenschaften

Mineralogie - Petrologie 

Albertstraße 23b   

79104 Freiburg i. Br.       

Tel.: +49 (0)761 -203-6396  




M.Sc. Geology: Focus track Mineralogy and Geochemistry

Mineralogy and Geochemistry is one of the four elective tracks of the M.Sc. program in Geology. The two-year master program consists of general foundations including research methods, seminars, field excursions and individual project (30 ECTS), specialty courses of the elective track (30 ECTS), free electives (30 ECTS), and master thesis (30 ECTS).

The Mineralogy and Geochemistry track provides advanced training in petrology and geochemistry, and it offers applications to mineral resources, geochemical cycles and applied geochemistry. In addition, these courses are open to interested students from other elective tracks, the M.Sc. Program Crystalline Materials or other programs as well as to Erasmus and international exchange students.

Principal courses of the Mineralogy & Geochemistry track



Recommended elective courses




Field excursions (10 days compulsory) are offered by all teams in geosciences.



Individual projects, master theses



Why to study and live in Freiburg?

The University of Freiburg is a medium-size, research-oriented university located in southwestern Germany, with a very high living standard, multicultural environment at the border of Germany, Switzerland and France. The Freiburg citizens have excellent access to leisure-time and outdoors activities in the Schwarzwald and Vosges Mts., Jura and the Swiss and Austrian Alps. The university location offers very flexible and easy access to academic and industrial institutions in the Rhine area, in Switzerland and France.

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