University of Gothenburg
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Study here

The Department of Earth Sciences offers two international master's programmes our master in Earth Science or the master in Geography. Within programmes, the Earth is explored - landmasses, oceans and atmosphere, continuing the study of how we interact with its resources and the current and possible future consequences of society’s behaviour.

The Department of Earth Sciences has a long tradition of educating earth scientists and physical and cultural geographers who crucial and desired in today’s labor market. We strive to tie our programmes to current research and studies for a sustainable future. The teaching in Earth Science consists of lectures, tutorials, labs, excursions on land, as well as project work. We believe it is especially valuable for our students to gain experience in fieldwork and modern research.

Bachelor programmes

The Department of Earth Sciences has corresponding geography and earth science bachelor’s programmes taught in Swedish with multiple elective courses taught in English. Master’s students are welcome to take at bachelor’s elective courses.