The Master of Science in Physics at the University of Luxembourg enables students to acquire a solid and broad education in condensed-matter and materials physics. The goal is to explain and predict the physical properties of materials, e.g., semiconductors, magnetic materials, and liquid crystals, based on their microscopic constituents.
Individual coaching and courses taught in small groups
Internationally renowned professors
The full scope from soft matter to solid-state physics
Collaboration with industry
Involvement in current research activities (two semesters of research)
Strong links with the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)
Possibility to spend the second year either in Germany or France (bi-national master)
Study and career opportunities
Doctoral Programme in Physics and Materials Science at the University of Luxembourg
Positions in all industrial sectors (electronics, automotive, aerospace, banking, biomedical, etc.)
Demonstrate a broad understanding of several key areas of general physics and advanced condensed matter physics.
Demonstrate a broad understanding of the operational principles and performance of key physics instrumentation and technologies relevant to their chosen specialization.
Ability to evaluate and analyze scientific data using analytical and numerical methods.
Ability to formalize a practical problem and solve it using quantitative analytical or numerical tools.
Ability to assess the validity of data generated by computers or physics instrumentation including the estimation of error sources; foster a general critical-thinking attitude.
Ability to efficiently use a computer and write computer programs as well as using existing software packages.
Ability to explore new areas of research through independent study.
Ability to communicate research results to a scientific as well as to a non-expert audience.
Ability to write a scientific article, report, or thesis based on own scientific results; knowledge of standard citation methods; ethics in science and scholarship and its importance to scientific inquiry and professionalism.
Ability to carry out a risk assessment of a project and constructively manage failure.
Ability to work in a multicultural group environment.
Bachelor degree in physics or related field
Language: level B2 in English
EU students: February - July
Non-EU students: February - April
Program at a glance
Duration: 4 semesters (120 ECTS)
Registration fees: 200 € / semester