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Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: GVK460
Spring 2020
100% Day
Period: 21 February 2020 - 25 March 2020
2 Closed GU-21251
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

Altered biogeochemical cycles are at the core of global environmental change and mitigating these changes required a profound understanding of biogeochemical cycles. The course gives knowledge on fundamental biogeochemical processes as well as on global biogeochemical cycles. Thereby biogeochemistry will be addressed in an Earth System perspective, considering atmosphere, biosphere, lithosphere and hydrosphere.

Course Syllabus


Requirements and Selection

Requirements: 180 credits of which at least 90 credits in Earth Science or 90 credits in Environmental Science or 90 credits in Chemistry or 90 credits in biology.

Selection: Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 10 502 SEK
First payment: 10 502 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Emily Whitehurst Zack
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Guldhedsgatan 5a


Department of Earth Sciences
Box 460
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Guldhedsgatan 5a

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