Physics and Chemistry

École Normale Supérieure de Lyon

24 months
256 EUR/year
256 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Master's Physics and Chemistry programme at École Normale Supérieure de Lyon benefits from the most modern educational infrastructure and its proximity to internationally renowned research laboratories. All teachers are also researchers at the partner laboratories.


Programme objectives

Training by and for research, ensuring a top-level academic or industrial career.

Means made available

  •  Attentive, helpful teachers actively involved in international research.- Quality accompaniment and supervision by the technical and administrative staffs.- High-performance equipment and quality, comfortable facilities.

Distinctive aspects

  •  Small-class Physics and Chemistry tutorialsat École Normale Supérieure de Lyon and personalized instruction.- Privileged relations with the research laboratories of ENS Lyon and UCBL

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical methods
  • Physics and chemistry of biological systems
  • Mathematical methods
  • Fluid mechanics
  • Advanced quantum mechanics
  • Nuclear physics
  • Dynamic systems
  • Tenseurs et géométrie
  • Phase transitions, statistical physics of interacting systems
  • Signal processing

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Most students enter the M1 by continuing on following the L3 year of the Physics & Chemistry programme. For students having completed the L3 year, admission criteria for the Master's programme are presented in the section "Pursuing an M1".
  • The remaining students enter the M1 by submitting an application dossier, after their having completed the L3 year of a licence degree programme at a French university (or an equivalent training programme abroad). 
  • Application dossiers are assessed by the selection committee, which meets each year at the beginning of July.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    256 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 256 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    256 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 256 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In French public institutions of higher education, the State assumes most of the training fees


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