Prospective students

With about 15-20 graduates per year, Leipzig is one of the largest German institutes offering a full Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Meteorology. The Master's degree programme Meteorology is the only English-language degree programme in the German-speaking region.

A young man stands in front of a weather station and takes the measurements from a glass container. Photo. Swen Reichhold

Courses of Study

At our institute you can attend the Bachelor’s degree program Meteorologie and the English Master's degree program Meteorology. The special feature is the strong connection between teaching and research. Our courses are also open to non-students.

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Do you think about to study a master’s degree programme in Meteorology at our institute after you have successfully graduating with a bachelor's degree? Visit us and we will be pleased to advise you!

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Current students

Courses, module registrations, module exams, study documents. Here you find all information for a successful study at the Institute for Meteorology.

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Study affairs

Find out about important aspects of organising your studies ont e University's webpage, such as tuition fees, re-enrolment and the course catalogue as well as module registration and examination matters.

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It makes sense to start thinking about what happens next while you’re still at university.

The letures of the Module Weather Prediction take place in seminar room 0.16. Photo. Swen Reichhold
Two young men stand on the roof of the institute behind the micro rain radar and look on a laptop. Photo: Swen Reichhold
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We currently partner with 4 universities all over the world. Studying abroad or spending time as an exchange student is a formative experience. On the other hand, our institute offers international students an attractive range of courses.

The wind tunnel can simulate wind speeds of up to 25 m/s. Photo: Swen Reichhold
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Student advisory service

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Student advisory service

Do you have questions about your application and organising your studies? Get in touch with our students advisors.

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