The master’s programme includes the compulsory subjects of the modules “working techniques and skills”, “regional research” and “master’s thesis”. Furthermore there are elective subjects to be chosen from a list, in which one module from the group of “subject-specific advanced studies” and the group of “occupation-related advanced studies” should be studied. The first group includes modules in geo-simulation, applied environmental and eco-geography as well as applied human and economic geography. The second one includes foreign languages, public management, business administration, computer sciences, and others. Moreover, elective subjects which can be chosen freely shall be studied. Another component of the master’s programme is a four-month work placement, which must be done during one semester, and a report about the work placement. To complete the master’s programme a master’s thesis must be written and an oral examination before a committee must be taken. The topics of this must be from the modules “Working techniques and skills”, “Regional research” or from the “subject-specific advanced studies”.