Master of Science Physics of the Earth and Atmosphere

Study Discipline: Science & Mathematics
Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

In the Master of Science in Physics of the Earth and Atmosphere, students delve deep into the intricate dynamics of our planet’s atmospheric and geological systems. This advanced program equips aspiring meteorologists and geophysicists with the necessary expertise to navigate and decipher the complexities of environmental phenomena. From analyzing atmospheric variations to investigating seismic activities within the Earth’s crust, students are primed to become adept observers and predictors of natural occurrences. Moreover, the curriculum is designed to reflect current trends and future possibilities in these fields, ensuring graduates are well-prepared to tackle emerging challenges head-on.


The Master’s program places a strong emphasis on nurturing students’ ability to tackle dynamic challenges independently and innovatively. Through a comprehensive curriculum, students gain specialized knowledge in earth and atmospheric sciences, mastering cutting-edge forecasting techniques. Graduates emerge with the skills to refine observation methods and forecast weather and climate patterns effectively. Beyond academia, opportunities abound in civil service, media, environmental protection, renewable energy, and academia. This program not only opens doors to a myriad of career paths but also equips graduates with the tools to make meaningful contributions to society and the environment.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree in a relevant discipline
  • Proficiency in German language (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1)
  • Specific modules in meteorology/geophysics, mathematics, and physics
  • Atmospheric Dynamics
  • Geophysical Exploration Techniques
  • Climate Modeling
  • Earthquake Seismology
  • Remote Sensing Applications
  • Geophysical Data Analysis
  • Advanced Mathematics for Earth Sciences
  • Environmental Physics

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Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the program have gone on to excel in various industries, showcasing the program’s relevance and effectiveness in meeting industry demands. From leading research initiatives to spearheading environmental initiatives, alumni have made significant contributions to their respective fields. Employers value the program’s emphasis on practical skills development, ensuring graduates are well-equipped to thrive in today’s competitive job market.

Visa Requirements:

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