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Master Geology

The Institute of Earth and Environmental Sciences offers a full-time master program Geology, leading to M.Sc. degree. The master program is 2 years (4 semesters) long and has a credit value of 120 ECTS. The language of instruction is English.

The M.Sc. program consists of compulsory modules (30 ECTS), focus modules (30 ECTS), elective modules (30 ECTS), distributed over three semesters, and a master thesis (30 ECTS) to be written in the fourth semester.

Please note the additional tuition fee of 1.500 EUR per semester for international non-EU students.


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Start of study before October 2019, please see handbook.

As of October 2019 the students choose one of five areas according to their personal preference. The M.Sc. offers instruction in the following focus areas:

  • Geomechanics and Tectonics
  • Geohazards
  • Applied Quaternary Geology
  • Planetary Geology