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Institute of Applied Geosciences

Welcome to the Institute of Applied Geosciences (IAG) of the Technische Universität Darmstadt. We offer Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Applied Geosciences, including the international Master's degree TropHEE (Tropical Hydrogeology and Environmental Engineering). Our focuses in research and teaching are the following future-oriented key subjects:

Water – Energy – Environment

News from the institute

Grants for student scholarships available in Nicaragua and Costa Rica for WS 2020/21! The stay abroad can also be used for an internship or a bachelor's or master's thesis.
Student internships (in German)…


Engineering Geology: Project on geomechanical-numerical modelling for the characterisation of the tectonic stress field for the disposal of radioactive waste in Germany.
To the SpannEnD project…



Information on our Bachelor's/Master's degree program “Applied Geosciences”. Please note that language of instruction is typically German, with only some classes being held in English.
To the studies program…

International Master Course TropHEE

We offer an international Master Course “Tropical Hydrogeology and Environmental Engineering” (TropHEE) which has a distinct focus on water and environment. Language of instruction is English.
To the TropHEE program…