University of Bonn

Department of Geography

– Bachelor of Science Geography

– Master of Science Geography

Meckenheimer Allee 166, 53115 Bonn
Academic advice:
Andrea Frei

Potential fields of work:

  • City planning and development
  • Spatial and landscape planning
  • Public relations/media
  • Research and science
  • International aid
  • Geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Natural hazard management
  • Nature conservation and environmental protection

Expertise for studying: Basic knowledge of English
Entry requirement: Numerus clausus

Application and enrolment:

  • Deadline of application: 15th July
  • Enrolment: end of August
  • Start of course: winter term

Hydrological courses (selection):

  • Hydrology and water resource management
  • Orientation seminar ‘Water’
  • Introduction to water-related human-environmental dynamics
  • Flood risk analysis and mapping
  • Day trip ‘Streams of Bonn’

Working Group Eco-hydrology and Water Resource Management

Prof. Dr. Mariele Evers

Research foci:

  • River basin and water resource management
  • Human environmental/water research
  • Hydrological extremes e.g. floods, droughts
  • Climate change and water resources
  • Participatory methods

Hydrology Research Group

Prof. Dr. Bernd Diekkrüger

– Master of Sc. Geographical Information Systems

(jointly with geodesy and informatics)

– Advanced training course „Master in
disaster prevention and management”

in cooperation with the Federal Office of population protection
and disaster relief

Fields of activity of the Hydrology Research Group

  • Hydrology
  • Eco system modelling
  • Geo-ecology


  • River basin management and water resources management
  • Natural hazard management / Flood risk management
  • Sustainable development / Man-Environment Research
  • Inter- and transdisciplinary methods

United Nation University

Institute for Environment and Human Security

– Master of Science in “Geography of Environmental Risks and Human Security”