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EUROPHOTONICS - Photonics Engineering, Nanophotonics and Biophotonics

Aix-Marseille University

24 months
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The EUROPHOTONICS - Photonics Engineering, Nanophotonics and Biophotonics programme of the Aix-Marseille University covers one of the most expanding field in physics and material sciences, dealing with the control, manipulation and monitoring of light and its interaction with matter.


The EUROPHOTONICS - Photonics Engineering, Nanophotonics and Biophotonics programme of the Aix-Marseille University aims at giving an extensive two-year teaching program from fundamentals to advanced research topics in Photonics and its interdisciplinary applications. 

Learning outcomes

Master students benefiting from this program will be able to work on today’s new challenges in their academic or applied research carriers : understanding and control matter and optical phenomena at the ultimate nanometric scale, providing new imaging tools for the most complex biological processes from cells and tissues to clinical applications, bringing original tools in line with future optical devices.

This two years master program is organized by three groups of institutions : Paul Cézanne Aix Marseille III University (France), Universität Karlsruhe (TH) / Karlsruhe School of Optics & Photonics (Germany), Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya/Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona/ University of Barcelona/ICFO (Institut de Ciences Fotoniques) (Spain).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals in Optics
  • Physics for Photonics
  • Light Emission, Laser Sources
  • Imaging & Systems in Optics
  • Advanced Electromagnetics
  • Nonlinear Optics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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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

  • The students who want to apply to the program at the M1 level must hold a “Bachelor” or “Licence” degree corresponding to, at least, 180 ECTS (validated for European students or Partner countries), in the fields of: physics, engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physical chemistry, applied physics
  • Applicants must possess a solid academic background in the general fields of physics
  • Most applicants are currently enrolled for their last year or session of a BSc or BEng program or equivalent. In this case, the original version of the diploma will be asked after selection
  • A strong command of written and oral English is therefore requested. Applicants will have to demonstrate during application an English language proficiency equivalent to level B2

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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  • EU/EEA

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  • Karlsruhe: 1,500€/semester - Non-EU students
  • Barcelona: 1.383€/semester, 2.075€/semester for Partner country
  • Vilnius: 2.250€/semester both EU,Non-EU

Living costs for Marseille

719 - 1033 EUR /month
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