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Application Master of Science Geodesy and Geoinformatics

Please note: In winter term 2017/2018 the new regulations for the Bachelor and Master programs "Geodesy and Geoinformatics" will become effective. In the winter semester 2017/2018, students interested in the study programs "Geomatics" can apply for these modernized study programs. In the Master's degree program "Geodesy and Geoinformatics", there are still the three areas of specialization in geo-information technology, geodetic measurement technology and hydrography.

The Master of Science in Geodesy and Geoinformatics (M.Sc. Geodäsie und Geoinformatik) has a duration of two years (four semesters) and comprises 120 ECTS credits.

The Master programme offers the possibilty to specialise in one of the following areas of concentration:

  • geodetic measurement technology - GMT (German programme),
  • geoinformation technology - GIT (German programme) or
  • hydrography (English programme)

The specialisation in hydrography presents a distinctive feature, unique in Germany: the programme has been interationally certified in the A category (the highest level) of the FIG/IHO/ICA-Standards of Competence of Hydrographic Surveyors.

The Master programme at HafenCity University starts only in winter semester. The HCU online application system "ahoi" for the winter semester is available between June 1st and July 15th each year. 

For information about admission requirements click here.

Language requirements: German (specialisations GMT and GIT) or English (specialisation in hydrography).



Information for applicants with a non-German University degree:

The application procedure for applicants with a non-German university degree is assessed via a two-stage process.

1) Application via Uni-Assist

Non-German university degrees have to be approved by Uni-Assist.

2) Application at HCU

In addition to the application at Uni-assist you have to fill in your personal dates in the HCU online application system “ahoi” , which is available between June 1st and July 15th each year.

Application period for admission to a higher semester (2nd or 4th) in the summer semester due to change of study location or change of degree programme: from December 1st to January 15th. Further information.



New international students

Please read the important information under following links in order to plan your arrival:

 •         Visa Procedure for Applicants from non-EU Countries:

•             YOU@HCU Welcome Buddy Program:

•             Intensive German course (05.09. - 22.09.2017):

•             International Orientation:

Christiane Brück
Referentin Internationales, ERASMUS+ Coordinator
-  student office hours: Monday 10:00 - 12:30 

office 5.009

(040) 428 27 4306


Orientation Week

In order to help you settle in quickly and easily, the HafenCity University offers for all first semester students an orientation week (short: OE).