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Astro and Particle Physics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #91 (WUR) Tübingen, Germany
The Master of Science Programme in Astro and Particle Physics is an international research-oriented two year Master programme established by the Kepler-Center of the University of Tübingen.

Overview

The focus of the master programme Astro and Particle Physics at the University of Tübingen is put on a distinct quantitative approach as usual in physics, along with the acquisition of essential practical skills with respect to problem sets in the field of Astro and Particle Physics.

This programme connects science from the fields of particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology and combines different disciplines in experimental and theoretical physics, astronomy and astrophysics. 

The education will be in English throughout which prepares the students for the increasing internationalization in industry and modern society.

Job perspectives

This master program is designed to prepare students for a research career in academia or industry by introducing advanced ideas and techniques that are applicable to a wide range of research areas and sectors including academia, industry, and education. Graduates receive a comprehensive education in experimental as well as theoretical physics with a practical section and they are well prepared for the duties in industry and in other research oriented institutions

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Particle Physics
  • Laboratory Work 
  • Modern Topics 
  • Theoretical Astrophysics 
  • Computational Methods

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

  • The study program requires enthusiasm, curiosity, and a solid basic knowledge in physics.
  • Applicants must have completed a Bachelor of Science degree in physics or a similar degree with a grade 2.5 or better.
  • We expect broad interest in natural science as well as willingness to familiarize and work with complex scientific details, and to be able to scientifically communicate in English in written and oral form.
  • English is the language of instruction and examination in the degree program. The language knowledge requirement is level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference of for Languages.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Tübingen

  • 630 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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