International Master's Degrees

The Master's Programmes are taught in English and open to both foreign and Swedish students with a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.


The Department of Earth Sciences offer more than one hundred courses taught in English each year. The courses cover all our fields of study and at all levels:

Are you interested in our planet, its evolution through time, the environment and a sustainable future? At the Department of Earth Sciences you learn about the processes and events that have built and continue to shape the conditions of Earth. Using this as a point of departure for understanding the complex world we live in, and how we effect it, is one of the great challenges of mankind.

Study abroad

The Department of Earth Sciences receive many students and doctoral students from abroad and we pride ourselves of having around 30 nationalities at our department.

As a student here you also have unique opportunities to study abroad. We have own exchange agreements with universities. Other ways of exploring the world is Minor Field Studies for students who want to learn about developing countries and development issues or traineeships at companies, organisations and universities in Europe. 

PhD studies

The Department of Earth Sciences at Uppsala University is a leading research and education department, attracting researchers and students from around the world.
Read more about PhD Studies. 

Study at Campus Gotland

Uppsala University’s Campus Gotland is located in Visby, the island’s main town. Visby is a medieval town that has been marked as a historical site by the UNESCO World Heritage programme. A popular landmark is the fortress wall dating back to the 13th century, which surrounds the old city.

Last modified: 2021-09-08