M.Sc. On Campus

Meteorology and Climate Physics

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

24 months
3000 EUR/year
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The Meteorology and Climate Physics MSc programme from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) deepens and extends the essential scientific qualifications obtained in the Bachelor program in a research-oriented way.


Career Opportunities

Graduates from the Meteorology and Climate Physics MSc programme from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) have a high level of employability across a wide spectrum of interesting and challenging jobs.

Among them are:
  • researching and finishing a PhD, focusing on an academic career or
  • employment in:
-public weather services such as the German Weather Service (DWD) or private weather companies-the insurance sector, evaluating risks due to weather hazards-the energy sector, providing reliable forecasts and predicting critical situations-climate services, creating information resources and platforms for decision makers to -adapt and prepare for climate change-data science, processing big data in economy and engineering

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Atmospheric and Climate Processes 
  • Applied and Experimental Meteorology
  • Computer Vision and GIS
  • GIS and Remote Sensing
  • Computer Vision and Remote Sensing
  • GIS and Geo Data Infrastructures 
  • Informatics for Meteorology Students

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • a completed bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree issued by a university, university of applied sciences or a university of cooperative education based on a minimum of 180 ECTS credit points (alternatively at least 3 years program length) in meteorology or a related field (such as physics, mathematics, geosciences)
  • minimum requirements completed in the following fields:
1. meteorology of at least 30 credit points2. physics of at least 30 credit points3. mathematics of at least 12 credit pointsShould these prerequisites not be met, admission may be granted under the provision that certain exams are to be completed until the end of the second semester.
  • excellent English language skills of at least B2 level. Further details can be found in the admission regulations of the master's degree program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • 153.69 EUR/semester (administrative contribution)

Living costs for Karlsruhe

780 - 1140 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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