24 months
13902 EUR/year
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The Physics programme at Stockholm University covers detector physics and data analysis, quantum information, nanotechnology, particle physics, cosmology, atomic, molecular, laser and attosecond physics, and has ramifications to domains such as astrophysics, atmospheric science, molecular biophysics and astrobiology.


The Physics programme from Stockholm University represents two years of full time studies (120 credits), out which 30, 45 or 60 credits are allocated to the master thesis project. 

Within the programme there is a lot of freedom to choose the courses that best suit your interests and your physics profile. There is also room for you to broaden your competence thanks to a large number of facultative and optional courses.

Career opportunities

  • A master degree in physics opens up industry and institutions working with research and development, as well as doctoral studies. 
  • Many large experiments are carried out internationally and a master degree in physics from Stockholm University opens up job opportunities at international laboratories, including the upcoming international facilities MAX IV and ESS in the south of Sweden.
  • There is an increasing worldwide need for academics with advanced knowledge in physics. 

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Programming and Computer Science for Physicists
  • Statistical Methods in Physics
  • Detector Physics
  • Physical Measuring Techniques

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

  • Bachelor's Degree including at least 90 ECTS credits in Physics. 
  • English B/English 6 (Swedish upper secondary school course) or the equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    13902 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27805 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • Applies to citizens from outside EU, EEA or Switzerland. First instalment: 70000 SEK. The complete programme: 280000 SEK.

Living costs for Stockholm

9668 - 17248 SEK /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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