LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Physics, Astronomy
English only
Winter semester:  15 Jul
Summer semester:  15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) from a course in physics or astrophysics.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

Language Requirements

Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
No information provided.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

The following documents should accompany the application for admittance to the assessment procedure (in German or English):

  1. A short curriculum vitae.
  2. A copy of the first degree certificate (if available already) and the transcript of records (the university is looking for students who have excelled in their undergraduate physics studies and also have done well in their other studies).
  3. An essay of at most 1000 words explaining the candidate's interest in and abilities pertinent to the study of astrophysics at the masters level, including a description of his/her achievements in the first degree course (students with some prior research experience are especially strong candidates).
  4. Applicants whose first degree course was not taken at a University in a country of the European Union have to provide verification of their expertise in the form of "Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores" in physics or mathematics.
  5. A questionnaire, provided by the faculty of physics, completed and signed by the candidate.

Further Information

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