Physics, M.Sc. | Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf | Düsseldorf, Germany
24 months
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The Master's programme in Physics with English as the language of instruction at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf builds on a previous successful Bachelor's programme in Physics and is aimed at students interested in science.


The focus of the teaching content is on the research areas of nano- and solid-state physics, quantum optics and information, plasma physics, biophysics and soft matter represented at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf.

This four-semester course of study with the Master of Science (M.Sc.) as a degree is open to admission, but each applicant must individually prove the special suitability for the degree program. As a rule, this is done through a successfully completed bachelor's degree in physics.

Key Features

The two-year course "Master of Science in Physics" Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf aims to ensure that you benefit from our very special strengths:

  • The Master's programme in Physics is internationally oriented.
  • The lecture language is usually English.
  • We expect broad basic knowledge in physics (both in experimental and theoretical physics) and mathematics as well as initial experience in the laboratory and with scientific work.
  • We offer special training at an international level in selected fields of physics.
  • We only teach topics in which we are specialists: Look forward to absolute experts as lecturers in every event.
  • Design your studies individually through a wide range of options.
  • Students in the second year are fully involved in the current research work in a working group.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theoretical Biophysics
  • Artificial Atoms
  • Experimental Plasma Physics
  • Experimental Quantum Optics
  • Experimental Soft Matter

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • 15 June (for early admission to the winter semester)


180 ECTS


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Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree certificate or evidence showing that the degree is very likely to take place before the desired admission to the Master's program.
  • Proof of sufficient language skills in English.
  • Other evidence showing suitability for the Master's programme in Physics (e.g. own publications, GRE test results, reference letters) can be attached to the application.

Tuition Fee

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There are no tuition fees. There is only one intake per year.

Living costs for Düsseldorf

996 - 1318 EUR /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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