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Integrated Climate System Sciences

Subjects: Integrated Climate System Sciences

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
332 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The MSc program in Integrated Climate System Sciences (ICSS) offers a comprehensive education across all climate research disciplines, providing a holistic understanding of the climate system. This interdisciplinary approach equips you to grasp the dynamics of climate variability, climate change, and their societal impacts, including adaptive responses. Analyzing and assessing our climate and earth system now demands interdisciplinary skills. The urgency of climate adaptation has heightened the need for scientists and experts with broad, integrated knowledge. Our program challenges traditional subject-specific teaching by offering unique interdisciplinary courses, study projects, theses, and mentoring in a research-oriented context. The MSc ICSS stands out for its interdisciplinary focus, fostering a unique learning environment. Located in Hamburg, with access to Germany's climate research hub, the program provides ideal conditions for study and research.

Program Information

Study Location Hamburg
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Part-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 332 EUR
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English B.Sc. or M.Sc. • TOEFL internet-based test*: minimum score of 90 (with a minimum sub score of 20 for Listening, Comprehension, Speaking and Writing) • IELTS*: at least band 6.5 (with a minimum sub score of 6.0 for Listening, Comprehension, Speaking and Writing) • CEFR* Level C1 (with individ

Qualification Requirements

• A Bachelor's degree in one of the consecutive B.Sc. Geophysics/Oceanography or B.Sc. Meteorology of the Faculty for Mathematics, Informatics, and Natural Sciences of Universität Hamburg or • a Bachelor's degree in another natural sciences subject with at least 60 CP (1 CP equals 30 hours of study) in mathematics and physics.

Document Requirements

Please submit electronic copies of the documents. For documents not issued in English, a copy of a certified English translation is required. • Your online application form • Degree certificate or provisional Transcript of Records If you are still studying when you apply and cannot yet provide a final certificate containing your grades, please submit your current Transcript of Records confirming your provisional grade point average. You will then need to submit your degree certificate by the end of the first semester of your master’s program. • Proof of English proficiency • Letter of motivation (template: • Curriculum Vitae • A list of mathematical and physical courses incl. credit points and grades (template: • If available, summary of B.Sc. thesis in English • If available, B.Sc. thesis in English as pdf

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