Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)
Department of Earth Sciences
MSc in Atmospheric and Climate Science
MSc in Atmospheric and Climate Science, PhD program in Atmospheric and Climate Science
-> The program: the 1.5-year program in Atmospheric and Climate Science aims to educate outstanding young scientists for careers in academia, public administration and the private sector. Students gain in-depth understanding of climate processes and their interactions – ranging from the molecular to the global scale and from short-lived phenomena to changes over millions of years. The program offers quantitative knowledge on atmospheric dynamics, climate processes and feedbacks, biogeochemical cycles, paleoclimatology and in-depth training in numerical modelling of weather and climate. More information can be found at .
-> The institutes: the program is offered by world-leading institutes in the field of atmospheric physics, chemistry and dynamics, and global and regional climate change (e.g. , or ). During the second half of the program students are directly involved in the research groups and receive individual supervision and training.
-> The university: ETH offers students a comprehensive education and an inspiring research environment as one of the leading international universities for natural sciences and technology. ETH regularly appears at the top of international rankings as one of the best universities in the world. Students benefit from an unusually high faculty-to-student ratio, attractive tuition fees, leading-edge research infrastructure, and a city with a high standard of living.
-> Who can apply: anyone with a BSc degree in natural sciences or related fields and a strong background in mathematics, physics and/or chemistry. The application window .
Who can apply: anyone with a BSc degree in natural sciences or related fields and a strong background in mathematics, physics and/or chemistry.
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