M.Sc. Physics

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M.Sc. Physics

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  • Masters
  • 2 years


During this study program, students obtain advanced knowledge in experimental and theoretical Physics.

Apart from a small number of compulsory modules, the M.Sc. Physics offers the opportunity to specialize in one of these four areas (with high freedom of choice):

  • Optics & Photonics
  • Gravitation &Quantum Theory
  • Astronomy & Astrophysics
  • Solid-State Physics and Material Science

The master’s thesis will be composed in the area of specialization. Numerous cooperation agreements with extra universal institutions allow for a wide array of topics to choose from and a close connection to the local and regional Industry.

Apart from the core specialization, several modules will be taken outside the specialization to ensure a well-rounded qualification.

Admission Requirements

For this master's program, you need a subject-specific bachelor's degree (minimum 6 semesters/180 ECTS-Credits) or a recognized equivalent.
The curriculum of this degree should contain at least:

  • 32 credits (ECTS) in basic subjects of mathematics,
  • 32 credits (ECTS) in experimental physics,
  • 32 credits (ECTS) in theoretical physics and
  • 24 credits (ECTS) obtained from internships/practicals in physics.

Courses Units

You need to complete 120 credit hours to successfully obtain this degree. Please check detail of study units at https://www.uni-jena.de/en/msc_physics

More Information

The M.Sc. Physics in Jena offers:

  • Study start in winter and summer semesters
  • An international environment
  • Ideal study environment with close contact to teachers and excellent support
  • Access to the research of worldwide recognition in Optics, Astronomy, Theoretical Physics, and Solid-State Physics
  • High freedom of choice in subjects
  • Teaching quality among the international top ranks
  • A beautiful, young and affordable city with many sports and leisure facilities embedded in a fantastic landscape
  • An active group of student representatives with regular activities

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