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Applied Physical Geography and Mountain Research

Master’s programme

Faculty of Environmental and Regional Sciences and Education

University degree

Master of Science „MSc“



Start of studies

Summer term 2023

Duration of study

4 semesters

Teaching language


type of study programme


First-semester students in the winter semester


Graduates per academic year


Average duration of studies in semesters


Investigating the landscapes of the world

This master’s programme takes a scientific approach to understanding the relationships between human society and the environment in mountain regions, with an emphasis on quantitative methods. It offers an appealing combination of theoretical and field work which is a distinctive feature of this programme.


3 reasons to study at the University of Graz

Theory meets practice

Balanced mix of theoretical and practical training

Understand sensitive mountain regions

Investigate processes in sensitive mountain regions

A degree programme with a future

Investigate sustainable development in urban areas and other regions

„What’s special about this degree programme is its relevance to the challenges posed today by processes of social change and the relationships between humans and our environment, which we investigate using a broad spectrum of practical methods and skills, for instance from the field of geotechnics or participation and communication. “


Current admission period

Full details of admissions procedures and current deadlines are available on our main page.


Overview of admissions and deadlines

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