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Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

Physics

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Physics, Astronomy
M.Sc.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Summer semester:  15 Mar
Winter semester:  15 Sep
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Both semesters
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Physics or a closely related subject.

Solid knowledge in all of the following fields (documented by successful participation in courses with the corresponding content):

  1. Mechanics.
  2. Electrodynamics.
  3. Quantum Mechanics/Atomic Physics.
  4. Thermodynamics/Statistical Mechanics.

Basic knowledge in at least one of the following fields (documented by successful participation in courses with the corresponding content):

  • Optics.
  • Nuclear Physics/Elementary Particle Physics.
  • Solid State Physics.

Solid knowledge of the mathematical methods which are used in Physics (documented by successful participation in courses with the corresponding content). These are in particular:

  1. Vector Calculus.
  2. Complex Calculus.
  3. Differential Equations.
  4. Linear Algebra.

Applications will also be processed if the Bachelor program is not yet completed, but successful completion is very probable before the requested start date.

Work Experience

Practical experience in scientific work (documented by a Bachelor's thesis, comparable thesis or comparable work).

GPA Rate 3.00
GPA Comment

The final grade has to be 3.0 or better if the German university grading system is used. If other grading systems are used the equivalence of the grades will be determined.

Additional Qualification
<p>Ability to carry out&nbsp;physical experiments&nbsp;(documented by successful participation in physical or technical lab courses).</p>

Ability to carry out physical experiments (documented by successful participation in physical or technical lab courses).

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
IELTS
min 6
TOEFL iBT
min 80
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Native English speakers are exempt from providing proof. The English proficiency can also be proven by documented previous studies with English as the language of instruction.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


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

Application Documents


Required documents:

  1. Completed application form.
  2. Bachelor diploma and transcript or suitable documents which demonstrate that a Bachelor's program will be completed before the requested start date in the Master's program (while the selection of candidates can be based on suitable documents, certified copies of the final school certificate and the Bachelor diploma are required for final admission to the university by the student's office).
  3. Statement of purpose (approx. 1 page): Why do you want to be accepted to a Master's program in Physics? Why do you want to study at the University of Düsseldorf?.
  4. For non-native speakers: proof of sufficient knowledge in English (see language requirements).

Recommended documents:

  • Letters of recommendation from university professors.
  • GRE test results.
  • Other documents revealing the qualification of the applicant for the master's program in physics (e.g. own publications).

International applicants have to submit at least one of the recommended documents in addition to all of the required documents.

Please send your application to:

Prof. Dr. Axel Görlitz
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Institut für Experimentalphysik
Gebäude 25.42 Raum 01.24
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf
Germany

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website