University of Jyväskylä

24 months
12000 EUR/year
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As a student of the Master's Degree Programme in Nanoscience at the University of Jyväskylä, you will get multidisciplinary know-how in the fields of physics, chemistry and cell & molecular biology. If you are broadly interested in natural sciences and willing to understand nature and its phenomena from many perspectives, this programme is ideal for you.


As a Master graduated from the Nanoscience programme from University of Jyväskylä you will

  • understand the importance of size and shape in nanoscale
  • understand properties of nano-objects in chemistry, biology and physics
  • know common fabrication and characterization methods for nano-objects
  • master experimental and/or or theoretical methods in his/her major subject for studying nano-objects
  • are able to plan and conduct research project
  • are able to write scientific report with good language
  • are able to perform scientific discussion and communicate scientific results


Nanoscience and -technology are relatively new fields with a strong focus on opportunities for applications and innovations. A large portion of existing companies are interested in nanoscience and technology and increasing number of them are already using nanotechnology in their products.

This creates a need for experts in nanoscience, thus establishing potential for recruitment. Nanoscience is also a good platform for establishing start-up companies. Master degree in nanoscience provides also an excellent basis for postgraduate studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of nanoscience 
  • Seminar in nanoscience 
  • Practical course in nanoscience:Molecular Interactions
  • Laboratory course in nanoscience: Imaging
  • Computational nanoscience

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree in science (physics, chemistry, molecular bioscience or nanoscience) from a university with an internationally recognized academic standing, or equivalent qualifications. 
  • The applicant submits hard copies of application attachments to the University of Jyväskylä Admission Services, as per instructions. Instructions on submitting attachments will be published on the University’s website before the beginning of the admission round.
  • After the first phase, the highest-scoring applicants are invited to an interview, which is  be conducted online.  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.


University of Jyväskylä offers scholarships covering tuition fee costs for its most successful international Master’s degree students. You are eligible for a JYU scholarship if you are

  • eligible to apply to study in an IMDP offered by JYU
  • liable to pay tuition fees: please see our FAQ

Scholarships are granted based on the admission criteria of the programme in question. 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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