Meteorology and Climate Physics Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Study Programme Details
City: Karlsruhe
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

Immerse yourself in the dynamic field of Meteorology and Climate Physics through our Master of Science (M.Sc.) program. Designed to build upon the foundational knowledge acquired in the Bachelor’s program, this research-oriented curriculum offers comprehensive insights into theoretical meteorology, numerical weather prediction, climatology, remote sensing, data analysis, atmospheric chemistry, and aerosols. Through a combination of theoretical learning and practical training, graduates emerge equipped to tackle complex research problems and apply scientific methods with precision and innovation.


Our graduates possess a diverse skill set tailored to address the intricacies of meteorological and climatological phenomena. Armed with practical expertise in theoretical meteorology, numerical modeling, and modern measurement techniques, they excel in both academic and professional settings. Beyond technical proficiency, our program fosters effective communication, critical thinking, and ethical awareness, empowering graduates to navigate the complexities of scientific inquiry and societal impact with confidence and integrity.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in meteorology or a related field with a minimum of 180 ECTS credit points
  • Minimum coursework completion in meteorology, physics, and mathematics
  • English language proficiency at B2 level or equivalent
  • Additional exams may be required for applicants lacking certain prerequisites
  • Atmosphere and Climate Processes
    • Components of the Climate System (12 CP)
    • Atmospheric Processes (12 CP)
    • Elective 1 (4 CP)
    • Elective 2 (4 CP)
    • Interdisciplinary qualifications (4 CP)
  • Applied and Experimental Meteorology
    • Experimental Meteorology (14 CP)
    • Applied Meteorology (10 CP)
  • Scientific Work
    • Specialization Phase: Scientific Concept Development (30 CP)
  • Master’s Thesis
    • Master’s Thesis (30 CP)

Tuition fee per semester:

  • International: 1500 EUR
  • Domestic: No tuition fee

Future Career Outcomes

Our alumni are at the forefront of meteorological and climatological research, driving innovation and addressing pressing global challenges. From conducting groundbreaking research to advising policymakers and industry leaders, our graduates make meaningful contributions to understanding and mitigating the impacts of climate change.

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