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Physics and Astronomy - Science for Energy and Sustainability

University of Amsterdam

24 months
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15110 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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About

The Physics and Astronomy - Science for Energy and Sustainability programme of the University of Amsterdam is an interdisciplinary programme within the UvA Master's programmes Chemistry and Physics and Astronomy. It's a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. 

Overview

What does Science for Energy and Sustainability in Amsterdam have to offer me?

The Physics and Astronomy - Science for Energy and Sustainability programme of the University of Amsterdam combines ‘hard’ scientific research with the analysis of societal issues, business models and government regulations. The programme allows for a flexible curriculum containing mostly physics or additional chemistry or business oriented courses; as such it covers a broad area of hot topics, such as:

  • Renewable energy technologies
  • Green chemistry
  • Photophysical and photochemical energy conversion
  • Biosolar cells and catalysis for sustainable synthesis and energy conversion.
SfES is an outward-looking programme, geared towards the cutting edge of energy and sustainability research. It gives you the skills and knowledge to move from understanding the state-of-the-art, to actually developing new sustainable technologies that can be implemented in society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Current Sustainable Energy Technologies
  • Project Sustainable Future
  • Emergent Energy Materials
  • Photovoltaics and Organic Photovoltaics
  • Photosynthesis
  • Biosolar Cells

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
  • 3.0 (American system)
  • 2.1 (a second class upper/division one degree in the British system)
  • C (ECTS-system)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold an academic Bachelor's degree in Physics or Chemistry, or in another science discipline directly related to energy and sustainability with at least 90 EC of physics-/chemistry-related BSc courses
  • Upon entry, you choose whether to pursue a Physics-oriented or Chemistry-oriented version of the track
  • All applicants must attend an intake interview with the programme manager
  • You have an overall grade point average (GPA) equivalent to at least: 3.0 (American system), 2.1 (a second class upper/division one degree in the British system), C (ECTS-system)
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15110 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15110 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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