Landscape Architecture


Nuertingen-Geislingen University offers at its campus in Nuertingen the praxis-oriented and internationally recognised bachelor degree program Landscape Architecture. It leads to the degree Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.).

To plan, design and build open spaces in cities and in the countryside is the objective of landscape architecture. It involves

  • creativity
  • analytical thinking
  • spatial sense
  • graphic talent
  • an understanding for technology and science
  • ability to work in a team

Applicants should have these key qualifications. Step by step, these skills will be developed individually. Depending on your strength, you can concentrate on planning or building. The degree program is very practice-oriented and offers many opportunities to visit architectural projects either in Germany or abroad such as historical garden, parks and public open spaces.

This bachelor program teaches main competences to develop and realize open space projects from the first sketch till the completion - from brick to plant.

Fast Facts

At a Glance

Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)

Duration of Studies:
8 semesters incl. internship

Application Deadline FULL-TIME STUDENTS:
Winter Semester: 15th July

Deadline for spring/summer term:

Nomination deadline: November 15th
Application deadline: December 1st

Deadline for fall/winter term:
Nomination deadline: June 15th
Application deadline: July 1st

Language Requirements:


German Website:


Semester 1 & 2

Semester 1

    • History of Building- and Gardening
    • Methodology and Basics of Designing
    • Building Construction I
    • Planning of Vegetation I – Basics of Presentation; CAD Presentation
    • Introduction into Designing

      Semester 2

        • Morphology of Landscape Architecture
        • Basics of Planning
        • Building Construction II
        • Planning of Vegetation II
        • Designing of gardens

          Semester 3 & 4

          Semester 3

            • Typology of Free Space Planning
            • Building Construction III
            • Basics of Implementation Planning
            • Planning of Vegetation and Vegetation techniques I
            • Designing for specific User Groups

              Semester 4

                • Basics of Sustainable Planning
                • Business Administration
                • Urban Design
                • Building Construction IV
                • Presentation I
                • Designing in the Free Space

                  Language of Instruction

                  Classes in this degree program are instructed in German. For more information, please refer to the German site. However, NGU offers a wide range of English taught classes to exchange students. For more information, please refer to our English Course List for exchange students.


                  Prof. Dr. -Ing., Architektin, MLA Nicole Pfoser
                  Prodekanin FUGT, Studiendekanin Bachelorstudiengang Landschaftsarchitektur, Professorin für Objektplanung
                  Stellv. Direktorin Institut für Stadt und Immobilie (ISI)
                  Gründungsbotschafterin Zukunft.Gründen (ZuG)
                  Stellv. Institutsleiterin der Akademie für Landschaftsbau und Vegetationsplanung (avela)
                  Campus: CB1 226
                  Schelmenwasen 4-8 72622 Nürtingen
                  Office hours: nach Vereinbarung