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M.Sc. On Campus

Geophysics for Natural Risks and Resources

University of Padua

24 months
2622 EUR/year
2622 EUR/year
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The Geophysics for Natural Risks and Resources program from University of Padua  has the main goal of educating professionals and researchers capable of approaching in a multi-disciplinary manner the theory and applications of physical methodologies for the exploration and characterization of the subsoil.

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This exploration can take place ad different spatial scales, from meters to tens and hundreds of kilometers, with aims spanning a large number of application and theoretical areas where the knowledge of soil and subsoil is crucial. Both computational and field oriented specializations are foreseen.


Graduates work as Exploration Geophysicist or Applied and Environmental Geophysicist or as consultants in oil&gas, and renewable energy industries, renewable energy industries, civil engineering/constructions companies, insurance enterprises, either in public or private sectors. They can sit the examination to become professional Geologists and they can also pursue a career as researchers, starting from a PhD in Earth Sciences.

The Geophysics for Natural Risks and Resources program is offered by University of Padua .

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Solid Earth Geophysics
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Electromagnetism
  • Basic Geology
  • Mathematical Physics for the Earth System
  • Digital Data Processing
  • Environmental and Engineering Geophysics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

ONLY for EU applicants or EU-equated.




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor diploma (or equivalent)
  • A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent) is required, with proven skills in disciplines such as Geology, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Sciences
  • The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
  • You can often get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
  • You must take the original entry qualification documents with you when you finally go to the university.
  • If you are admitted to the degree course, you will have to submit other documents including original and translated/legalised copies of your previous qualifications, etc. No legalised documents are required at application stage.
  • B2 Level (CEFR) or equivalent

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2622 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2622 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2622 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2622 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Padua

750 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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