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Geophysics

Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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About

The international master program in Geophysics at Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich is research-oriented, allowing students to specialize in one of the following fields: geodynamics, seismology, or paleo- and geomagnetism. 

Overview

Key facts

The program in Geophysics at Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich is noted internationally for its research expertise in numerical modeling and simulation. Therefore it strives to recruit not only students with a background in the geosciences, but students from physics, mathematics, and the engineering sciences as well.

This is a joint master program of LMU Munich and the Technische Universität München (TUM) under the roof of the Munich Geocenter. As lead university of the program, LMU is responsible for enrollment.

Programme Structure

  •  Themes covered include: sustainable management of water resources and land use in the face of climate change, conflict in the relationship between people and ecology, hazard research, resource utilization, urbanization and megacities, demographic change as well as mobility and migration. 
  • Methodologies studied focus on areas which include spatial modeling of nature, environment, economy and society, remote sensing, geographical information systems, sustainable land use, resource and risk management, research into stakeholder engagement and regional governance, environmental analysis, evaluation and management, and location analysis. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates must hold a bachelor degree in geosciences, geophysics, mineralogy, geology, physics, biology, mathematics, engineering sciences, or related subjects and must provide proof of excellent English. 
  • The program website offers details on the application procedure.
  • A copy of the bachelor’s certificate/diploma (or equivalent)
  • Transcript of records from the bachelor’s program, which includes all completed courses and obtained grades 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

While there is no tuition for standard programs, all students are required to pay a fee of €129,40 for student services.

Funding

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