Ph.D. On Campus

Atmospheric Sciences

University of Innsbruck

36 months
728 EUR/year
728 EUR/year
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The Doctor of Philosophy Programme Atmospheric Sciences taught by the University of Innsbruck offers scientific development in the academic area and research institutions.


Graduates of the Doctor of Philosophy Programme Atmospheric Sciences offered by the University of Innsbruck have a systematic understanding of their research discipline and the methods employed by research in this field. 

Through their submission of an original piece of scientific work, graduates of this programme have made their own contribution to research which widens boundaries of knowledge and conforms to the evaluation standards of experts. They develop scientific questions and independently subject them to critical analysis.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Graduates are qualified junior academics. They have mastered the methods applied in research in their area and are capable of critically discussing, analyzing, and further developing theories. Junior academics possess the competence to develop and conduct substantial research projects with scientific integrity, and they are qualified to reflect on these processes scientifically and theoretically. They are also aware of issues and questions in gender research.

Future Prospects: Occupational Profiles and Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Doctor of Philosophy Programme Atmospheric Sciences are able to independently elaborate and present issues in the natural sciences on a very high level of subject-related and methodical expertise. Additionally, students acquire general scientific and communicative competences required from successful professional scientists in leading positions in an academic, industrial, or public environment.

The career fields for graduates range from public service and private companies concerned with weather and climate (climate change, air quality, hydrology, natural hazards, alternative energies, environment, consulting, (re-)insurance, engineering and planning offices, transport). 

Programme Structure

Compulsory Modules:
  • PhD-Concept 
  • Generic Skills
  • Analysis and Discussion of Research Results 
  • Scientific Core Skills 
  • Participation at the Academic Discussion 
  • Doctoral Thesis Defence 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




180 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diploma certificate
  • Examination certificate
  • Diploma Supplement
  • Transcript (list of examinations completed)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    728 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 364 EUR per semester during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    728 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 364 EUR per semester during 36 months.

Living costs for Innsbruck

800 - 1300 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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