Interests that are a good basis for this study programme
A love of nature is essential, and enthusiasm for outdoor activities, but you should also enjoy working in the lab. It is also an advantage to be interested in physical, chemical and biological processes and to be curious about the exploration and use of resources, including new resources.
Earth Sciences at the University of Graz
Earth Sciences study the formation and structure of our planet and life on it. Research interests range across billions of years and all scales, from atomic structures to global developments. This fundamental knowledge is applied and used for instance in the development and safeguarding of resources, in the construction engineering sector, or in global climate reconstructions.
Master’s programme in Geosciences
The master’s programme in Geosciences builds directly on this bachelor’s programme, broadening and intensifying the knowledge and skills already acquired. At the University of Graz you also have the option of interdisciplinary master’s programmes and joint programmes, allowing further scope for individualised and specialised learning.
Preparation for a wide range of career paths
As a graduate of this bachelor’s programme you will be able to work in industry and commerce, for example, or public authorities, the construction industry or water management. Other fields of employment include education, the chemical industry, environmental protection or university and non-university research institutions.
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3 reasons to study at the University of Graz
Graz is the ideal location
Close proximity to the Alps and to many national and international geoscience consultancies
Uniquely collaborative programme
Collaboration between natural sciences subject departments, related subject areas, and engineering sciences
Excellent supervision and support
Current admission period
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