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International Masters Programme in Geophysics

Programme Overview

The programme at a glance:


  • programme offered jointly by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität and Technical University Munich (two of Germany's elite universities)
  • international programme, language of instruction is English
  • programme duration: 4 semesters, 120 credit points (ECTS)
  • modular organisation of courses
  • programme start: only in winter terms
  • specialisation possible in either Geodynamics, Seismology or Paleo- and Geomagnetism
  • strong focus on modelling and simulation: a sound background in mathematics and physics is expected from our applicants
  • final degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Please also see our flyer.

Programme Details


The application windows and deadlines for winter term 2018/2019 are as follows:

period start deadline
Non-EU citizens (excluding 'Bildungsinländer') 01 November 2018 28 Februar 2019
EU citizens (excluding Germans and 'Bildungsinländer') 01 March 2019 31 May 2019
Germans citizens and 'Bildungsinländer' 01 March 2019 31 August 2019

For details on the application procedure please follow link below which is appropriate for your case:

Further Information

Where to direct your questions?

  • Please direct questions concerning technical aspects of application, registration or programme regulations to
    contact address
  • If you have questions concerning contents of the programme, such as e.g. courses, specialisations, ... contact our student advisor Prof. Dr. Heiner Igel
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