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Technical Physics

Johannes Kepler University Linz

24 months
726 EUR/year
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The Master’s in Technical Physics offered by Johannes Kepler University Linz expands on the material taught in the Bachelor’s degree program and includes taking advanced-level physics classes, addressing current research topics in selected subfields of physics, and developing an academic skill set to work on solving current problems in research and/or issues impacting industrial development.


When completing a Master’s thesis, students will work closely with industry representatives and apply theory to real-world applications. Students are at the forefront of ground-breaking research and will be taught how to master corresponding methods and apply these to industrial solutions. Students have the freedom to choose electives in a variety of areas in physics and can tailor their studies to suit their personal interests and career goals.

Your Benefits

  • Acquire specialized expertise in modern physics through in-depth studies of experimental and theoretical methods
  • Take part in cutting-edge research projects
  • Play a key role as part of an international, interdisciplinary team
  • Outstanding faculty-student ratio
  • Diverse career prospects.

Job opportunities

Graduates of the Master's degree program in Technical Physics offered by Johannes Kepler University Linz can pursue careers in a wide variety of fields:

  • Research at universities and non-university institutions
  • Research & Development at small/medium-sized industrial companies
  • Conduct base-knowledge research at large-scale industry laboratories
  • Management positions at commercial companies
  • Collaborate with software development companies
  • Collaborate with banks, consulting agencies, and insurance companies

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Theoretical Physics    
  • Experimental Physics  
  • General Electives  
  • Electives related to the Master's Thesis Topic
  • Autonomous Coursework
  • Master's Thesis  
  • Final Comprehensive Master's Examination

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

BA in Technical Physics (JKU) or an undergraduate degree program equivalent in content and scope

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

€726.72 for third-country nationals

Living costs for Linz

864 - 1089 EUR /month
Living costs

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


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