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Ulm University


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Astronomy, Theoretical Physics, Gravity, Particles, and Fields, Physics
English only
Winter semester: 15 May
Summer semester: 15 Nov
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Free / € 1500
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 (or equivalent) in physics or physics and management or in a subject-related or subject-specific degree program.

Minimum number of semesters: 6 semesters.

Sufficient competences in the fields of experimental and theoretical physics and mathematiсs.

GPA (German System) 2.40
GPA Comment

Only one of the points below:

  • A bachelor's degree with an overall grade of 2.4 or better.
  • If no degree has yet been awarded, examination results achieved up to the application deadline and comprising a minimum volume of 140 ECTS (credits) with an average grade of 2.7 or better.
  • Bachelor thesis with a grade of 2,0 or better.
  • Proof to belong to the best 20 % of your уеar.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min 5.5
min B2 First (FCE)
min 72
min Listening: 400; Reading: 385; Speaking: 160; Writing: 150
min II
PTE Academic
min 59
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Additional information:
Higher education degree in a study program with English as the sole language of instruction, Business English Certificate (BEC) Vantage Cambridge exam English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (Cambridge University), or a higher education entrance qualification with proof of language achievement in the last 2 years with at least 5 points each can serve as proof of English language proficiency.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

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


Application Documents

When submitting your application via "My personal campus portal", you must upload the following documents:

  1. Bachelor's degree diploma (certificate) with the final grade as well as an overview of subjects and grades/transcript of records with credit points/Diploma Supplement (if available).
  2. If you have not yet completed your higher education degree: an overview of subjects and grades/transcript of records issued by the higher education institution with the total credit points earned up to the application deadline and an indication of the provisional average grade.
  3. Form for the subject-specific additional information.
  4. Proof of English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  5. Proof of sufficient competencies in the fields of experimental and theoretical physics and mathematics.
  6. In the case of a higher education degree from China, India, or Vietnam: APS certificate or APS confirmation.
  7. In the case of a foreign higher education degree: the grading scale of the degree program with the indication of the lowest passing grade and maximum grade for the degree, to be shown on the bachelor's degree diploma/bachelor's degree certificate or on an official document of the higher education institution.
  8. If proof and documents to be submitted are not written in German or English, additionally, an official translation into German or English is required
  9. For applicants who do not come from an EU country or the European Economic Area and have a German higher education entrance qualification (“Abitur”): proof of higher education entrance qualification.

Please note:

  • It is not necessary to certify the supporting documents.
  • When submitting the application, all required supporting documents must be uploaded. Subsequent submission is not possible.
  • Application documents in paper form, as a fax, or by e-mail will not be accepted.
  • A document issued in another name must be supplemented by documentary evidence of the change οf namе.


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Further Information

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