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The Physics department at the University of Groningen has a long-standing tradition of high-level research, with the highlight of the Nobel Prize awarded to Frits Zernike in 1953.

The Physics department offers a Master's degree programme which is open to students who already have a solid background in physics and are eager to expand their knowledge and experience in an environment of modern physics research. The goal of the Master's degree programme in Physics is to train excellent researchers in the field of materials science, subatomic physics, isotope physics or theoretical physics.

The programme offers the following specialisations:
* Quantum Universe
* Advanced Materials

In the second year of your training you conduct a major research project matching the field of your specialisation. This research project takes place in one of the research institutes of the University of Groningen that carry out research in physics:

› Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials
› Van Swinderen Institute
› Energy and Sustainability Research Institute Groningen (ESRIG)
› Kapteyn Astronomical Institute
› KVI-Center for Advanced Radiation Technology

Each of these research institutes has its own fields of interest. Together they constitute a wide spectrum of high-level research in physics and related sciences.

Study guide

The Physics department at the University of Groningen has a long-standing tradition of high-level research, with the highlight of the Nobel Prize awarded to Frits Zernike in 1953.

The Physics department offers a Master's degree programme which is open to students who already have a solid background in physics and are eager to expand their knowledge and experience in an environment of modern physics research. The goal of the Master's degree programme in Physics is to train excellent researchers in the field of materials science, subatomic physics, isotope physics or theoretical physics.

The programme offers the following specialisations: 
* Quantum Universe
* Advanced Materials

In the second year of your training you conduct a major research project matching the field of your specialisation. This research project takes place in one of the research institutes of the University of Groningen that carry out research in physics:

› Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials
› Van Swinderen Institute
› Energy and Sustainability Research Institute Groningen (ESRIG)
› Kapteyn Astronomical Institute
› KVI-Center for Advanced Radiation Technology

Each of these research institutes has its own fields of interest. Together they constitute a wide spectrum of high-level research in physics and related sciences.

Study guide

More about this programme
Facts & Figures
Degree
MSc in Physics
Croho code
60202
Course type
Master
Language of instruction
English (100%)
Duration
24 months (120 ECTS)
Start
April, February, November, SeptemberFebruary, September
Programme form
full-time
Faculty
Science and Engineering