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Osnabrück University


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Physics, Astronomy
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

The applicant must:

  1. Hold a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in physics or in a mathematics-natural sciences dual major bachelor’s degree program with a specialization in physics, or in another appropriate degree subject.
  2. Not have definitively failed their Master’s examination or a comparable examination in a comparable subject area without the option of retaking the examination, and not have lost their entitlement to take the examination.
  3. Not already have passed a Master’s examination or a comparable examination in a comparable subject-area.

Must also provide proof that the applicant has successfully obtained at least 80 credit points (incl. bachelor’s thesis) in the essentials of experimental and theoretical physics in the areas of mechanics, electrodynamics and optics, thermodynamics and statistical physics, quantum mechanics, and atomic, molecular and solid-state physics. Applicants who are unable to show that they have completed the mentioned requirements because they are lacking a maximum of 20 credit points can be admitted to the master’s program in with the following proviso: the applicants must, as a rule, prove within one year that they have passed the foundation courses in the areas listed before in Osnabrück University’s bachelor’s program in “Physics”. The selection committee determines the study program for these applicants.

Applicants can also be provisionally admitted to the program if their bachelor’s degree has not yet been completed at the time of application, if they have acquired at least 150 ECTS credit points and if, on the basis of the progress they have made in their studies so far and especially with respect to their examination results, it is expected that they will obtain their degree by the end of their first semester in the master’s program at the latest.

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min B2
min 5.5
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
If English is not the native language of the applicant, then the applicant must prove his/her English language skills by providing evidence of eight years of successfully completed English at school if it is their first foreign language, or seven years of successfully completed English at school if it is their second foreign language.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

In 5 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website