Space, up close
This master’s programme is run in collaboration with Graz University of Technology, offering the distinctive advantage of outstanding research facilities. You will benefit not only from the expertise of two universities, but also that of numerous other institutions in Graz, including the Space Research Institute (part of the Austrian Academy of Sciences), and Joanneum Research.
Interests that are a good basis for this study programme
You are interested in both theoretical and practical work on questions in this subject area. You also enjoy planning and conducting experiments, and working in a team. You also need to have completed a subject-relevant first degree.
Space Sciences and Earth from Space at the University of Graz
This master’s programme will provide you with a technical and scientific grounding in physics, geodesy, electrical engineering, and environmental systems sciences, as well as a sound education in the space sciences and their applications. You can also specialise in Solar System Physics, Satellite Systems, or Earth from Space.
Doctoral Programme of Natural Sciences
The Doctoral Programme of Natural Sciences allows you to develop your own research interests further and to perfect your methodological skills. You will work independently to investigate academic questions and contribute to the development of knowledge and innovation in your subject area.
Preparation for a wide range of career paths
Graduates have a wide range of employment options, particularly in high technology areas. Careers paths include research and teaching at universities and non-university institutions, the aerospace industry, space agencies and the space industry, space research centres and organisations, or technological recording and numerical modelling and interpretation of natural phenomena (particularly in the specialisation area of “Earth Systems from Space”).
Anyone who is not a graduate of the subject-relevant bachelor’s programme at the University of Graz has to apply for admission to the master's programme.
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3 reasons to study at the University of Graz
Great expertise and extensive research network
Collaborative study programme, run by two universities in partnership (NAWI Graz), and in cooperation with other leading institutions in Graz
Education at the cutting edge of science
You will work on current research projects
Options for specialisation
Individualised focus of studies in one of the three areas of specialisation
Current admission period
Full details of admissions procedures and current deadlines are available on our main page.
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