University of Innsbruck

Bachelor’s Programme
Atmospheric Sciences

The Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Atmospheric Sciences is an interdisciplinary programme combining the fields of physics, chemistry, information technology, mathematics and statistics. Students acquire a basic understanding of the atmospheric climate system. With a focus on atmospheric processes in mountains, the students learn to model, measure and analyse weather, climate changes, air pollutants and glaciers numerically and statistically.

Bachelor's Programme: Atmospheric Sciences

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Please note: the language of instruction for this programme is German.


Bachelor of Science (BSc)

6 semesters/180 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent, language certificates

Information on the curriculum  

The right degree for me?



  • predict weather
  • measure air pollutants
  • understand glaciers
  • visualise climate change
  • intensive introduction to mathematics and physics
Similar studies

Similar studies

In terms of study and examination culture, there are certain similarities with the Bachelor's programme in physics (large parts of the first three semesters are identical).

My career

My career

My career opportunities

  • employment in private or public meteorological services
  • work in business and industry with a specific interest in environment, renewable energy, traffic, finance and insurance, consulting, tourism, etc.
  • work in environmental departments in the public sector
  • work in related engineering and planning offices

Graduates tracking: provides information on the occupational fields students enter after graduation.