Physics, M.Sc. | Friedrich Schiller University Jena | Jena, Germany
24 months
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During this study programme at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, students obtain advanced knowledge in experimental and theoretical Physics.


The master’s thesis will be composed in the area of specialisation. Numerous cooperation agreements with extra universal institutions allow for a wide array of topics to choose from and a close connection to the local and regional Industry.

Career opportunities

The M.Sc. Physics from Friedrich Schiller University Jena is a challenging programme, but a fulfilling and fascinating one. There are various and excellent career perspectives in Industry and Research, such as:

  • Research and development divisions in regional and interregional companies
  • Research Institutes and Universities
  • IT/Software development
  • Energy sector
  • Insurance and Banking
  • Corporate Consulting
  • Patent system

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Standard Model of Particle Physics
  • Gauge Theories
  • Lattice Field Theory
  • Computational Quantum Physics
  • Symmetries in Physics
  • Atomic Theory
  • Physics of the Quantum Vacuum in Strong Fields
  • Supersymmetry

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Registration form
  • CV
  • Motivation letter
  • University entrance qualification certificate
  • Previous university degrees earned
  • Detailed transcript of records
  • Proof of relevant work experience
  • Proof of subject-specific practical experience

Tuition Fee

  • Semester contribution € 266,10

Living costs for Jena

730 - 1100 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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