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|Course Duration / ECTS||6 semesters / 180 ECTS|
|University degree||Bachelor of Science (BSc)|
|· Matura or school leaving certificate (e.g., Abitur (GER), GCE|
levels (UK), Diplome du Baccalaureat de l’Enseignement du
Second Degre (F), Titulo de Bachiller (E), Attestat (RSF)),
which is comparable in length and quality to the Austrian Matura.
|Dates and Deadlines||· The dates and deadlines change every semester.|
· The current deadlines and dates can be found here.
|Information on the departments|
and departmental student representatives
|Department of Environment & Biodiversity|
Department of Sociology and Human Geography
Department Geoinformatics – Z_GIS
|Language level required||German B2|
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What will I learn?
Globalization, climate change, gentrification, extreme weather conditions … All of these phenomena are everyday, yet complex processes related to space. Geography students learn how to look at these processes from an analytic perspective, how to classify them according to theory, and how to consider them critically. Moreover, at the University of Salzburg we value practical experience and problem-solving competence, qualities which students will acquire in a steady exchange with the department’s lecturers. Indeed, this Bachelor’s degree course in Geography is a fascinating and extraordinarily vibrant course, which deals with the perspectives of the natural and social sciences on the spatial organization of society, economy and the environment. Discover these perspectives – we look forward to meeting you!
What makes Salzburg so special as a place to study?
The BSc course in Geography at the University of Salzburg teaches the subject’s full range of physical, human geographic and planning-related issues. The focus lies on both a theoretically profound and practical education and teaching, which is characterized by an excellent student-to-staff ratio. Moreover, the department is distinguished by its strength of research.
Which career opportunities do I have?
BSc graduates of the course in Geography are specialists in their domains distinguished by their analytical skills, solution expertise and gender-sensitive conduct. Due to the integrative and interdisciplinary education, Geography graduates can choose from a range of careers, including occupations in regional planning and consulting offices, public administration and international organisations. BSc graduates can also enrol on a Master’s course in Geography, Geoinformatics, or in Geo, Social or Environmental Studies.
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