Plan of first cycle study in the field Climatology

Code Hours Form of assessment ECTS
lecture classes Total lecture classes Total
Year 1
Physical and Astronomical Basis of Atmospheric Sciences 52 52 104 E 5 10 15
Mathematical Methods in Climatology 52 52 104 E 5 10 15
Foreign Language 60 60 Z 2 2
General Meteorology 26 26 52 E 2 5 7
General Climatology 26 26 52 E 2 5 7
Fundamentals of Physical Geography for Climatologists 26 26 52 Z 2 5 7
Mountain Climate – field work 30 30 Z 7 7
Total after year 1: 182 272 454 16 44 60
Year 2
Hydrology and Oceanography 26 26 52 E 2 5 7
Statistical Methods in Climatology 26 52 78 E 2 10 13
Climatological Databases 13 13 Z 2 2
Fundamentals of GIS 26 52 78 E 5 10 15
Measuring Methods and Instruments 13 13 26 Z 1 3 4
Optional Subjects 78 78 Z 5 5
Foreign Language 60 60 Z 2 2
Foreign Language - Exam E 3 3
Physical Education 30 30 Z 1 1
Internship* 120 120 Z 4 4
Meteorological Protection of the Coast and Lake Districts – field work 30 30 Z 6 6
Total after year 2: 169 396 566 15 46 61
Year 3
Methods of Numerical Modelling of the Atmosphere 26 52 78 E 3 10 13
Bachelor’s Seminar 52 52 Z 11 11
Optional Subjects** 403 403 Z 36 36

Total after year 3:

429 104 533 39 21 60

TOTAL DURING THE STUDY:

780 772 1552 70 111 181

* Internship will be held in an individual, continuous or interim mode

Forms of assessment: E – exam; Z – credit with grade

** Student is required to select subjects from the humanities and social sciences for a total of not less than 5 ECTS credit points


The following conditions must be met in order to complete the first cycle study programme in Climatology in English and be awarded a degree of licencjat klimatologii (Bachelor of Science in Climatology):

  • achievement of learning outcomes required in the field of study and specialization*

  • completion of professional internship;

  • obtaining the number of ECTS credits required by the plan of study;

  • completion of compulsory training courses;

  • passing the diploma examination;

  • writing a thesis and defending it before the board of examiners.

* the achievement of learning outcomes required in the field of study and specialization is guaranteed by completing all the subjects specified in the study plan for each specialization. Students can also achieve concrete effects outside their home department, e.g. within such programmes as MOST or Erasmus. In such cases, it is the Dean who decides about granting such outcomes