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Thank you very much for your interest in the Master of Science in Physics course at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

In the following you can find information on the application process as well as the required documents. Please note that students with a foreign Bachelor degree have to apply differently (see below).  

In case you are interested in a full scholarship (two years) for the Master course please apply for the honors branch of our graduate school.

Application Deadlines

  • for summer term: 15 January
  • for winter term: 15 July

Important: international students are highly recommended to apply before 1 June (winter term) or 1 December (summer term) to avoid scheduling conflicts especially in the visa process.


Should you have any queries, please address the Examination Office of Physics or master-physics(at)