Academic discipline: Natural Sciences
Starting date: September/February
Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)
Academic requirements: BSc diploma in earth sciences or in a related discipline in natural, human or information sciences.
Duration: 4 semesters
ECTS credits: 120
Tuition fee: 7,000 USD/year
Other fees: application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD
The program provides specialized geography knowledge in the fields of environmental science, renewable energy, and geoinformatics.
Students will learn:
- the most up-to-date software and hardware for spatial data collection, analysis, and visualization including both the statistical and cartography aspects;
- how to exploit the benefits of renewable energy (solar, geothermic and wind); knowledge of measuring devices, energy calculation methods;
- processes of the landscapes; environmental evaluation techniques; nature protection and policy; environmental quality assurance/control.
Lecture, seminar: 45%
Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):
|Year ||Main subjects |
|1 ||Novelties in the Methodology of Geosciences, Project Management and R+D Policy, Environmental Informatics, Environmental Application of GIS, Political Geography and Globalisation, Seminar on Political Geography and Globalisation, Landscape Analysis, Regional and Spatial Development in Practice, Environmental Systems – Environmental Geography, Regional and Spatial Development, Space and Society, Applied Geomorphology |
|2 ||Natural and Anthropogenic Hazards, Field Trip, Projectwork, Professional Practice, Thesis |
Internship, practice: Students should complete a 6-week field practice.
More info about the program
can be found here.
Career prospects: Graduates can choose from a wide range of positions in organizations such as government ministries, regional and local authorities, urban and rural planning consultancies, and private research institutes.
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