Environmental Meteorology

University of Innsbruck

24 months
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Graduates in Environmental Meteorology at the University of Innsbruck have acquired advanced knowledge and methodological skills in the area of meteorology/atmospheric sciences in general, and in particular aspects in relation to environmental topics (e.g., dispersion of air pollutants, atmospheric chemistry, hydrology, agricultural and forest meteorology, energy meteorology).

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The Master in Environmental Meteorology at the University of Innsbruck also prepares for a further scientific career. Graduates can critically evaluate scientific and engineering approaches and advance certain areas within Environmental Meteorology.They can communicate their knowledge and results from their work to a wide range of audiences. They can critically evaluate results of their own work and those of others in their field and have sufficient knowledge of related disciplines (e.g. chemistry, statistics) to - if necessary - call in and understand experts in these fields.

Studying at both an Austrian and Italian university in English leads to the development of a heightened sensitivity and accompanying skills to deal with cultural and socio-economic aspects of scientific or technological solutions.

Career opportunities

The Master Environmental Meteorology qualifies graduates to work, for example, in the public administration (e.g., environmental office and corresponding public institutions), meteorological services, the private sector (e.g., energy demand and predictions for hydro, wind and solar power, agriculture, forestry, hydrology) and other related areas where aspects of environmental meteorology are relevant.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Meteorology and Climatology 
  • Environmental Fluid Mechanics 
  • Environmental Measurements 
  • Environmental Physical Chemistry 
  • Air Pollution Modelling (Including Boundary Layer) 
  • Numerical Methods for Environmental Processes 
  • Hydrology 
  • Biosphere, Atmosphere and Climate Interactions 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

1) hold a bachelor or higher university degree awarded in Italy or other equivalent degree awarded abroad;2) have good knowledge of the English language, at least at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages;3) have passed exams in the academic disciplines as indicated below, if holding a Bachelor degree from an Italian University. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

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

All students must pay the Austrian Students’ Union fee.


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