The standard duration of the M.Sc. Climate Siences program is 4 semesters full time. The program must be completed latest within 6 semesters (RSL 05). Further extension of the duration of studies (max. 2 semesters) requires a request to and written permission from the studies director by the end of the 6th semester. Cogent grounds for an extension are pregnancy, maternity leave, family work, work (more than 25% employment, certified), health problems, external language courses, military/civil service (more than 4 weeks). Failure of exams is not accepted (UniSt Art 84). Requests for an extension of the duration of studies are to be submitted in the semester prior to the end of the standard duration (10 December, 10 May respectively, to the studies director) using this form form (pdf, 970 kB). In addition, the request must contain a written statement of grounds and include a detailed work plan covering the remaining period of studies.