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University of Bonn

Astrophysics

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Physics, Astronomy
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  01 May/01 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in physics (or related fields). In particular, it is required for applicants to have successfully completed the following coursework:

  1. In experimental physics: courses in atomic, molecular, solid-state, nuclear, and/or particle physics corresponding to at least 15 Credit Points in total.
  2. Lab courses corresponding to at least 15 Credit Points in total.
  3. In theoretical physics: courses in quantum mechanics and statistical physics corresponding to at least 15 Credit Points in total.

In case it is not evident from your transcript that you fulfill these criteria (e.g. due to additional coursework), please address this in your application.

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
IELTS
min 6.5
TOEFL iBT
min 80
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
An official document stating the language of instruction (English) issued by the university of the candidate can be submitted as proof of English language proficiency.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


Candidates should upload the following documents to our online application portal as pdfs:

  1. Statement of purpose.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. Certificates/academic records and transcripts. Please be aware that in case of acceptance you will need to provide the copies of all degrees/academic records and transcripts, all certified by the respective authorities.
  4. Proof of English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  5. Furthermore, 2 recommendation letters are required. Once an application is submitted via the online application tool, corresponding referees will receive automatic e-mails with an upload link through which reference letters can be submitted. Please make sure that your referees provide these documents as pdf files within the deadline.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website