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  • Place of teaching Bologna
  • Language English
  • Type of access Open access with assessment of personal competencies
  • Learning activities Course structure diagram

The Master’s Degree provides advanced insights into the climate system, encompassing its atmospheric, oceanic, geological, and biological components. Adopting an interdisciplinary approach, the program empowers students with sought-after skills in the job market, including proficiency in data analysis, artificial intelligence techniques, and climate modeling.

What will you study?

The courses span from Earth’s System modelling to paleoclimate, focusing on the role of water resources, ecosystems and surface processes. The program integrates advanced data processing techniques, in-depth knowledge of complex systems, and hands-on internship opportunities in research institutions and climate services, to mold students into climate change experts and/or climatologists.

Experiences abroad

The degree offers fellowships to study abroad in three forms: a thesis preparation, an internship, or a semester at a partner university. This allows the student to engage with leading institutions in both research and industry sectors, fostering valuable connections and experiences.

Build your own future. This is what you can do with this degree.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme

Students will gain expertise in topics of growing interest at the European and global level, with the prospect of sustained growth in investments.

The structure of the course is highly multidisciplinary and unique at national level and beyond.

Lecturers will include internationally recognized researchers and distinguished guest lecturers from academia and the private sector.

Students will have the possibility, for their Thesis, to work on are search project in collaboration with external Institutions and agencies.

Students will become an active and critical voice of a vibrant and multi-faceted community that is leading the transformation of our era.

The course in numbers

  • 92% International students and students not residing in the region

  • ND Graduates aligned to the exam schedule

  • ND Graduates with experience abroad

  • ND Graduates satisfied with their studies

  • ND Graduates who are working

  • ND Graduates who are not working but are studying or not looking for work

  • ND Graduates who are not working but looking for work

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