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Physics - Master of Science (M.Sc.)

Anlauf- und Beratungsstellen
Regelstudienzeit4 Semester
Studienstart zum Sommer- und Wintersemester
ECTS 120
StudienplatzvergabeFree Admission


  • BSc degree in physics or a comparable degree.

If you have any questions concerning the admission requirements , please contact the Fachstudienberatung (see Anlauf- und Beratungsstellen).


First year (1st and 2nd semester)

  • Compulsory elective in physics (experimental / applied physics, theoretical physics et. al.)
  • Specialisation (e.g. nanophotonics, computational physics)

Second year (3rd and 4th semester):

  • Research Phase (incl. Master thesis)

Further information:
Description of the Master Program


As a physicist there are many occupational options: in research, at universities, in chemical, optical oder electronical industry. Due to their analytical skills physicists are also employed in management.

Some examples for vocational activities are:

  • Industry (electronics, IT, pharmacy, petrochemical industry, automobile, aircraft construction, semiconductors, aerospace, optics, laser, power generation, public transport)
  • Technical services in public administration (bureaus of standards, Pysikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt PTB, armed forces et al.)
  • International and national organizations (e.g. European Space Agency, Association of German engineers VDI)
  • Medical services (medical technology)
  • Research (universities, Max Planck Institutes, applied research )
  • Telecommunication
  • Education (public schools, universities of applied sciences)
  • Environmental protection
  • Occupation in the fields of financial services, administration, law and politics

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