Master Green Architecture

WINGS - Wismar University (Germany)
4 semesters
Part time
Master's degree
Online / Distance

About this program

Master's programme Green Architecture

The professional study course Green Architecture (taught in english) is being offered by the Wismar University of Applied Sciences for Technology, Business and Design (Germany).

The aim of the Master's programme Green Architecture is to provide the tools and the technical knowledge necessary for understanding complex 'ecological building' design. The inter-university degree programme provides knowledge about ecosystems, sustainable technical cycles, urban and building ecology, in particular energy saving and building construction, planning and design aspects. This will enable you how to apply scientific methods to convey and develop your own ideas independently. The professors and lecturers are themselves practicing architects, scientists and researchers from a variety of universities and research institutes, bringing with them innovative research and academic experience.

The compulsory seminars will be held over one week each semester. Students that are attending will need to travel to the following locations: Wismar, Berlin, Düsseldorf and Freiburg.

Admission requirements

  • Academic degree (Bachelor's, Master's, Diploma) in Architecture completed with a minimum of 180 credit points obtained from a national or international university, and
  • At least one year of professional work experience within the related field after completing your academic degree.

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Program content

The Master's programme Green Architecture is concerned with the fundamental aspects of sustainable, ecological planning and construction.

In the third semester you can further extend your knowledge by electing to specialise, in the subject areas of ecological urban design or design with existing structures.

Semester 1

  • General Sciences
  • Presentation and Design
  • Planning and design within existing buildings

Semester 2

  • Energy-efficient Architecture
  • Planning and design: new buildings, Design Project I
  • Resource-efficient, Low-pollutant Architecture
  • Architecture and Environment

Semester 3

  • Specialisation A: Urban Planning, Design Project II
  • Specialisation B: Refurbishment, Design Project II

Semester 4

  • Master’s Seminar


The tuition fee of 3,950 EUR per semester includes:

  • teaching and examination costs
  • costs of the Master Thesis
  • studying material
  • event catering
  • costs for excursions during seminars
  • as well as accommodation expenses during the seminars


Credits: 90

After graduating in this programme the students will achieve the international accredited degree Master of Science (M.Sc.).

The distance learning Master's programme Green Architecture is accredited by ASIIN.

Career paths

The "Master of Science" degree will provide you with multiple career opportunities and promotion prospects, as an employee or as an independent practitioner.

Specialists are increasingly sought after in both the commercial and public environments, for the promotion of large building projects, as well as in the private sector, for smaller development requests. The areas of work range from master planning of cities and regional developments, to building design and the application of materials.

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WINGS – Wismar International Graduation Service

WINGS – Wismar International Graduation Service – a subsidiary company of Wismar University (Germany) - offers part-time programmes and certified further education for professionals. The study programmes are offered in the fields of economy, technology and design through which you...

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WINGS - Wismar University (Germany)

Philipp-Müller-Str. 12
23966 Wismar

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