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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

New at IAG: Ecological Engineering

The new field, established in March 2018 by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jochen Hack, is an interdisciplinary discipline that studies the sustainable design of ecosystems and their use by humans.
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Geothermal Energy project: “GEMex”. Here we highlight selected recent research projects. Information on other projects you can find on the pages of the different working groups.
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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.
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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…