University of Innsbruck


Few academic disciplines focus solely on the study of nature and society and their interactions. Geography is the science of human-environment relationships and explores natural, societal and economic systems, its processes and manifestations in the past, present and future. Students of the Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Geographie acquire comprehensive factual knowledge and methodological competencies in the fields of physical, human and regional geography.

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?



  • acquire basic knowledge in sciences and social sciences
  • gain diverse methodological competencies, e.g. cartography, GIS
  • understand human-nature processes in space and time
  • study regional phenomena
  • field trips to the Alpine region, other European regions as well as North America, East Asia and the Global South
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Es gibt keine ähnlichen Bachelor­studien­gänge an der LFU; sektorale Parallelen bestehen mit den Bachelor­studien Biology und History .

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  • positions in engineering, planning offices and tourism
  • employment in public service departments, museums and community development
  • journalism, e.g. TV and travel magazines
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