February 2013
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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: MSc in Climate Sciences Studies Programme at the University of Bern (Switzerland)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
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Date Tue, 26 Feb 2013 11:52:38 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

MSc in Climate Sciences studies programme

4 semesters, 120 European (ECTS) credits

Graduate School of Climate Sciences
University of Bern, Switzerland

Registration deadline for autumn semester: 30 April 2013
Late registrations are accepted until 1 August 2013.

A tailor-made (interdisciplinary) curriculum:
- 8 ECTS compulsory courses: basic knowledge and soft skills.
- 52 ECTS elective courses: create your own profile by combining courses
and training in natural sciences, humanities, economics and law.
- 60 ECTS master thesis: research-oriented, in one of the associated
research groups.

Five specialisations:
- Climate and Earth System Science
- Atmospheric Science
- Economics and Law
- Economic, Social and Environmental History
- Statistics

Requirements for admission:
- B.Sc. (180 ECTS, any discipline) or
- B.A. (180 ECTS, for specialisation in Economics and Environmental
History only) or
- an equivalent or higher degree

The University of Bern is at the cutting edge of climate and climate
impact research. Built on a long tradition, we offer outstanding
educational and research facilities. The University of Bern hosts the
Technical Support Unit of IPCC Working Group I and the Project Office of
IGBP Past Global Changes (PAGES). The Master of Science in Climate
Sciences programme is part of the Graduate School of Climate Sciences
affiliated to the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research of the
University of Bern.

Please visit our website for comprehensive information:

Contact for all requests:
Dr. Michael Riffler, deputy studies director

University of Bern
Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research &
Graduate School of Climate Sciences

Dr. Michael Riffler
Science Officer
Zähringerstrasse 25
CH-3012 Bern

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