24 months
14780 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


During the Physics programme at the University of Copenhagen, you will have ample opportunity to immerse yourself in the many different areas of physics. 


Physicists find employment very quickly. Companies in the public and private sector are looking for candidates with your competences and expertise. For instance for work in research, development, data science, consultancy, or IT.

Career Opportunities after the Physics programme at the University of Copenhagen

Here are some examples of job titles for physics graduates from University of Copenhagen within the last years:

  • PhD student at universities, research centers etc. all over the world
  • Physicist at national institute for radiation treatment
  • Senior consultant within AI and Data
  • High school teacher in physics and another subject
  • Engineer at tech consultancy company
  • Researcher and weather model developer at national meteorological institute
  • Risk manager at bank
  • Hospital physicist
  • Model developer at wind energy company
  • Analyst at finance company
  • Teacher at technical high school (HTX)
  • Examiner at patent and trademark office
  • Web designer in own company
  • Consultant at institute for science didactics
  • Optical engineer in photonics company
  • Analyst at national statistics authority
  • Astrophysicist and disseminator at planetarium
  • Systems analyst at energy company
  • Climate scientist
  • Data Scientist at large company
  • Expert in science consultancy company

Programme Structure

On the Physics programme you must choose one of the following six specialisations:

  • Astrophysics
  • Biophysics
  • Computational Physics
  • Earth and Climate Physics
  • Physics of Complex Systems
  • Quantum 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.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

If you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to meet all academic requirements. 

  • BSc in Physics from the University of Copenhagen 
  • BSc in Physics from another Danish university
  • BSc in Science and IT with specialisation in physics from the University of Copenhagen
Other bachelor’s degrees
  • If you have a bachelor’s degree other than those listed above, you must submit additional documentation along with your application so the University can evaluate whether or not you meet the admission requirements. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14780 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7390 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition fee: DKK 55,000 per semester

Living costs for Copenhagen

7928 - 13456 DKK /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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