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Leibniz Universität Hannover


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Physics, Astronomy
English & German
Winter semester:  31 May/15 Jul
Summer semester:  30 Nov/15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in physics or a relevant subject.

Provisional acceptance may be granted to applicants who have not yet completed their bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification at the time of application, if at least 150 credit points have been attained and it is expected that the bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification will be completed by the end of the first semester of the master's degree at the latest. If an applicant cannot provide evidence of the required 150 credit points by the stipulated deadline, the selection committee shall decide on a case-by-case basis whether to grant admission subject to restrictions. Evidence of the required credit points must be provided by September 15th for admission in the winter semester and by March 15th for admission in the summer semester.

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min B2
min B2 First (FCE)
min 5.5
min 72
min 543
PTE Academic
min 59
Telc English B2-C1 University
min B2-C1
min II
CERF German
min B2
min DSH 1
min TDN 3
min B2
telc Deutsch
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Applicants that are native speakers of English, or applicants who can present evidence of an English university entrance qualification, or who have completed a bachelor‚Äôs degree taught in English are not required to take tests to prove sufficient English language proficiency. Applicants that cannot present evidence of either a German university entrance qualification or a bachelor's degree at a German university must additionally provide evidence of sufficient German language proficiency. This can also be proven by √ĖSD certificate B2.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:June 01 (German)June 01 (EU)April 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:December 01 (German)December 01 (EU)October 15 (Non EU)

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

The application must be accompanied by the documents listed below. Certified copies are required for certificates and official confirmations; if these documents were not issued in German or English, certified German or English translations must be provided:

  1. The final certificate for the bachelor‚Äôs degree program or ‚Äď if this is not yet available ‚Äď confirmation of completed units and respective credit points.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. Proof of English language proficiency (see language requirements).

Applications that are incomplete or do not meet the requirements regarding form or deadline will be excluded from the application process. The university will retain the submitted documents.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website