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M.Sc. Environmental Meteorology

The Environmental Meteorology programme courses from University of Trento cover a variety of topics related to atmosphere and climate processes and their connections with environmental systems.

The Master of Science program in Environmental Meteorology is jointly offered by the University of Trento and the University of Innsbruck, Austria.

Upon fulfilment of all the requirements, graduates will obtain two distinct degrees, one from each university.

The Master’s program lasts officially 2 Academic Years. The official teaching language is English.

Quick facts

Degree awarded
  • Master of Science – “Laurea Magistrale” – in Environmental Meteorology awarded by the University of Trento
  • Master of Science awarded by the University of Innsbruck
Workload The total workload for each student is 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)
Duration 2 years full-time
Intake September each year
Fees and funding
(approximate rate)
EU: 340€-3400€ (fee range based on personal income and merit);
Non-EU: 1000€-4500€ (fee range based on merit only, i.e. score in the application evaluation)
Location Trento Italy

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International Opportunities

The MSc program has a strong international connotation as it is jointly organised by the Universities of Trento and Innsbruck and students have to spend time at both universities.

In addition, students may have the chance to go abroad for a period of study or to carry out research activities in another partner university in the framework of specific exchange programmes.

Career Opportunities

  • Weather forecasters (in either public or private weather services or as freelance professionals);
  • Consultants (for engineering firms, agricultural operations, insurance companies, legal issues);
  • Aeronautical meteorologists;
  • Experts in the assessment of solar radiation, wind, and precipitation for energy conversion from renewable sources;
  • Experts in air quality monitoring and management;
  • Researchers, academics;
  • Experts in education and communication: instructors, media operators, teachers;
  • The environmental meteorologists provide meteorological support and assistance to decision-makers in a variety of fields: air quality monitoring and management, civil protection, transport infrastructures management (including aviation, railways, roads, and navigation), water resource management, management of systems for energy conversion from renewable sources, agricultural operations, forest management.


Application deadlines
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  • March for all applicants
  • June for only for EU-citizens and non-EU citizens living in Italy


  • hold a bachelor or higher university degree awarded in Italy or other equivalent degree awarded abroad; candidates still attending a bachelor programme may also apply and get conditional admission
  • have good knowledge of the English language, at least at the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages;
  • have a background in the academic areas indicated in the previous section

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