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Possible Fields of Activity in the Voluntary Ecological Year

You will work in a deployment site of your choice. Under professional guidance you can work for our environment in various ways and can profit from your acquired knowledge and skills.

Possible fields are:

  • Environmental education
  • Environmental policies and lobbying, construction ecology and technical environmental protection
  • Ecological agriculture and animal care
  • Landscape conservation and forestry
  • Species registration and mapping


Recognised deployment sites include environmental associations, organic farms, education centres, nature conservation stations, authorities (such as forestry offices), and engineering offices in Saxony-Anhalt and Brandenburg. Aside from working in the various fields of activity of your deployment site, you have the possibility to carry out a project according to your interests.


You can find information (in German) about the deployment sites in Brandenburg and Saxony-Anhalt here: