Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Physics, Astronomy
English only
Winter semester: 01 Sep
Summer semester: 01 Mar
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in physics or a degree that does not differ significantly. In addition, in terms of content, it is expected knowledge of the following areas of the bachelor's degree course in physics at JGU Mainz to be comparable in the scope of at least:

  • 30 credit points in the experimental physics module area,
  • 19 credit points in the module area internships,
  • 25 credit points in the module area of ​​theoretical physics,
  • 23 credit points in the module area advanced mathematics and calculation methods,
  • 9 credit points for the written bachelor thesis.

The credit points are based on the standards of JGU Mainz.

An interview can alternatively be requested if the applicant can demonstrate at least 80% of the credit points listed above in all areas or if no bachelor's thesis has been written.

GPA Rate 2.50

Language Requirements

Additional information:
Sufficient command of the English language must be demonstrated by all applicants who have not acquired their degree at an exclusively English-speaking institution or who have learned English as their mother tongue. No knowledge of German is required.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:April 01 (German)April 01 (EU)April 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:October 01 (German)October 01 (EU)October 01 (Non EU)
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website