24 months
18850 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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The Nanoscience programme from University of Groningen works with small groups of students, training them to perform cutting edge research in this highly challenging field. 


The application of nanoscience to solve problems in today's society requires the fundamental understanding of the interplay between physical, chemical, and sometimes biological processes. 

Job prospects

  • The Nanoscience programme at University of Groningen is designed for people who want to pursue a career in scientific research.
  • Students who successfully complete the Top Master Programme in Nanoscience will, under typical conditions, be offered a PhD position within the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials or other world-top research institutes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Preparation of Nanomaterials and devices
  • Characterization of Nanomaterials and devices
  • Fundamental and Functional Properties of Nanomaterials and devices
  • Workshops – Literature - Writing - Ethics
  • Data Security Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Please submit your previous study results (Transcript of Records) and planning of the remaining course unities (if applicable).
  • A universitary Bachelor's degree in either (Applied) Physics, (Applied) Chemistry, Materials Science, Nanoscience or in a related field. This is merely an indication of required background knowledge. The admissions board determines whether the specific contents of this/these course(s) meet the admission requirements of the master programme for which you applied.
  • This is a selective master. In order to be considered for admission to the programme, your application should contain a letter of motivation and curriculum vitae.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18850 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18850 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Groningen

750 - 1000 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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