Geophysics Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Study Discipline: Environmental Science
Study Programme Details
City: Karlsruhe
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a captivating journey into the depths of the Earth with our Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) program in Geophysics. Over a span of 3 years, students delve into the mysteries of the planet’s composition, mastering the scientific principles that govern its structure and behavior.

Structured to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving field, our program combines rigorous academic training with practical experience, equipping graduates with the skills needed to thrive in both academia and industry. With a focus on interdisciplinary collaboration and cutting-edge research, students are prepared to tackle the challenges of the future head-on.


Discover the wonders of Geophysics with our comprehensive Bachelor’s program at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Designed to provide a solid foundation in scientific fundamentals and methodological skills, our program prepares students for a diverse range of career opportunities in this dynamic field.

Through a combination of theoretical coursework and hands-on laboratory experiences, students gain a deep understanding of general and applied geophysics, classical and modern physics, and higher mathematics. With a focus on practical application, graduates emerge ready to tackle real-world challenges with confidence and expertise.

Admission Requirements

  • General university entrance qualification (Abitur) or equivalent
  • Participation in a study orientation test or counseling session
  • Proficiency in the German language (for non-native speakers)
  • Geophysics and Earth Sciences
  • Classical Experimental Physics
  • Classical Theoretical Physics
  • Modern Experimental Physics for Geophysicists
  • Programming
  • Higher Mathematics
  • Main Subjects (choose one):
    • Earth Sciences
    • Earth Measurement
    • Geoinformatics
    • Engineering and Hydrogeology
  • Compulsory Elective Area (choose courses totaling at least 13 credits from the following disciplines):
    • Physics
    • Applied Geosciences
    • Geodesy and Geoinformatics
    • Meteorology
    • Civil Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Foreign Languages

Tuition fee per semester:

  • International: 1500 EUR
  • Domestic: No tuition fee

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates are highly sought after in various industries, from environmental consulting firms to energy companies and research institutions. With a strong foundation in scientific principles and practical skills, alumni of our program excel in roles that require analytical thinking, problem-solving, and technical expertise.

Visa Requirements:

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