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MSc in Geography

University of Pécs
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available

Program description

MSc in Geography

During this 4-semester Master degree program, our students will focus on GIS methods and remote sensing tool applied in surface geomorphology both in a classroom environment and in the field. They will have the opportunity to join in and participate in research and scientific projects run by IGES. The Institute has research collaborations with global companies like ESA and SARMap, and international relations with research groups from Switzerland, Poland, Spain, Slovenia, China and the US. These projects may provide internships for our students to experience the international atmosphere and scientific skills and knowledge.

The master program provides a broad spectrum of geography and related disciplines and combines environmental geography, geomorphology and GIS for all international students. The program also includes a six-week professional practice at self-selected private and public businesses and companies, however, the practice is also available at the university and at the IGES. By completing the professional practice, the student will gain a broad range of practical and project management skills and knowledge to explain, analyse, interpret and execute various planning programs.

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Admission requirements


  • Undergraduate diploma (or higher)

Language requirements

  • English
  • Intermediate English language proficiency certificate

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Program content

1st semester

  • Geographical Applications of GIS
  • Landscape Ecology and Land Evaluation
  • Geographical Approaches in Regional Development

2nd semester

  • GIS Programming I.
  • Space, Society and Sustainability
  • Geomathematics

3rd semester

  • Earth Observation
  • Geomorphic Systems
  • Surface Modelling

4th semester

  • Applied Geomorphological Mapping
  • Practical Applications of GIS
  • Diploma Work Practice

Scholarships & funding

Scholarship options are available. For more information, please visit the website.

Career opportunities

Future Job Opportunities:

A degree in geography from the University of Pécs opens many new doors in terms of your career choices. Due to the Geomorphology/GIS specialization, students may find jobs where the application of either geomorphology, GIS or any related fields are indispensable. Therefore, students may find their future career as a geomorphologist, geospatial analyst, GIS specialist, climate change analyst, climatologist, emergency management specialist, hydrologist, location analyst, meteorologist, pollution analyst, remote sensing analyst, soil conservationist, surveyor, town planner and water conservation officer, among many other jobs out at the job market.

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About this institute

University of Pécs

The University of Pécs opened its doors in 1367, making it the first and oldest institution of its kind in Hungary. With longer and shorter interruptions, UP has been shaping the young academic society for over six-an-a-half centuries, not just...

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Why study at University of Pécs

If you choose the University of Pécs, you will study at the oldest university in Hungary - founded in 1367 - having exceptionally wide-ranging experience and long-standing traditions in higher education. Besides being the oldest university in the country, the highly qualified academic staff is a guarantee that students are provided with the most up-to-date knowledge to the highest, internationally recognized standards and so earn a degree, which is highly competitive in today’s labour market.

Choose from our professionally relevant and high-quality programs for a tuition fee that represents great value for money, be awarded a valuable EU degree, and enjoy low living expenses, while getting a Central European experience!

Contact info

University of Pécs

Vasvári Pál str. 4.
H-7622 Pécs

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