24 months
902 EUR/year
902 EUR/year
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The Master in Physics programme of University of Geneva provides advanced training in physics. It includes specialisations in areas such as particle physics, condensed matter physics, theoretical physics, applied physics, astronomy and astrophysics.


The Master in Physics programme of University of Geneva gives students the chance to work with prestigious institutions, such as CERN, through the programme and its work placements. Students will acquire both a solid foundation in modern physics and expertise in their field of specialisation. Graduates commonly find employment in areas such as research, teaching and industry, and the modelling skills they develop are highly sought after in sectors such as economics and finance.

Available orientations:

  • Applied physics
  • Quantum matter physics
  • Particle and nuclear physics
  • Theoretical physics
  • Cosmology and particles astrophysics


The Master in Physics leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad, including:

  • Research      
  • Industry
  • Medical applications
  • Climatology, energy, environmental applications
  • Teaching
  • Finance, management, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Cosmology and Astrophysics of particles
  • Quantum Matter Physics
  • Nuclear and Particle Physics
  • Detectors and accelerators
  • Theoretical Physics
  • Applied Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor of Science in Physics, or an equivalent degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    902 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 451 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    902 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 451 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • 500 CHF / semester

Living costs for Genève

1925 - 2850 CHF /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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