Utrecht Seismology


Education in seismology

Seismology is mainly taught at the Masters level. If you are interested in studying Seismology at Utrecht University, we recommend that you first obtain a Bachelors degree in Physics, preferentially with a Minor in Earth Sciences. An alternative is a Bachelors degree in Earth Sciences with a minor in Physics.

For general information about our Masters program, click here or here.

Masters courses taught by seismology faculty:

  • Theoretical Seismology
  • Data Processing and Inverse Theory
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Structure and Composition of the Earth’s Interior

Bachelor classes taught by the seismology faculty:

  • Introduction to Seismology and Seismics
  • Linear Algebra and Vector Analysis
  • Differential equations in Earth Sciences
  • Programming and Modelling