Physics - Master of Science (M.Sc.)

 

Application period

winter semester:  1 April - 15 May
                                
summer semester: 15 Oct. - 15 Nov.

 

This is how you apply:

Step 1: Registration in the campus portal of Ulm University
You register online via "My personal campus portal".
After self-registration, you will receive an e-mail with the activation code and a request to confirm your personal account in the campus portal of Ulm University.

Step 2: Application in the campus portal of Ulm University
You submit your application via "My personal campus portal" and upload the required documents.

 

Yvonne Mayer

Opening hours:
Tues: 10.00 a.m. -11.30 a.m., 02.00 p.m. - 03.30 p.m.
Wed, Thu: 9.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m., 02.00 p.m. - 03.30p.m.

Reachable via phone:
Tues: 10.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m., 02.00 p.m. - 03.30 p.m.
Mon, Wed, Thu: 09.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m., 02.00 p.m. - 03.30 p.m.

Dept. II-1 Admissions Office
Helmholtzstraße 22
89081 Ulm

Further information

  • Bachelor's degree or at least equivalent degree at the level of at least three years of study at a university, university of applied sciences, cooperative university or at a recognised foreign higher education institution in a degree programme in physics or physics and management or in a subject-related or subject-specific degree programme with examination results evidenced by one of the points 1 to 4

                       1) a bachelor's degree with an overall grade of 2.4 or better
                       2) if no degree has yet been awarded, examination results achieved up to the application deadline
                           and comprising a minimum volume of 140 ECTS (credits) with an average grade of 2.7 or better
                       3) bachelor thesis with a grade 2,0 or better
                       4) proof to belong to the best 20 % of your year

  • sufficient competences in the fields of experimental and theoretical physics and mathematics
  • English language proficiency at level B2 CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Selection interview for applicants with a bachelor degree outside the EU

For legally binding information please see the MSc Physics admissions statutes (is currently being processed).

When submitting your application via "My personal campus portal", you must upload the following documents:

  • Bachelor's degree diploma (certificate) with final grade as well as overview of subjects and grades /transcript of records with credit points/Diploma Supplement (if available).
  • If you have not yet completed your higher education degree: overview of subjects and grades/transcript of records issued by the higher education institution with the total credit points earned up to the application deadline and an indication of the provisional average grade.
  • Form for the subject-specific additional information
  • Proof of English language proficiency at level B2 CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)
  • Proof of sufficient competences in the fields of experimental and theoretical physics and mathematics
  • In the case of a higher education degree from China, India or Vietnam: APS certificate or APS confirmation
  • In the case of a foreign higher education degree: grading scale of the degree programme with indication of the lowest passing grade and maximum grade for the degree, to be shown on the bachelor's degree diploma/bachelor's degree certificate or on an official document of the higher education institution.
  • If proof and documents to be submitted are not written in German or English, additionally an official translation into German or English is required
  • For applicants who do not come from an EU country or the European Economic Area and have a German higher education entrance qualification (“Abitur”): proof of higher education entrance qualification

Please note:

  • It is not necessary to certify the supporting documents
  • When submitting the application, all required supporting documents must be uploaded. Subsequent submission is not possible.
  • Application documents in paper form, as a fax or by e-mail will not be accepted.
  • A document issued in another name must be supplemented by documentary evidence of the change of name.

You will be admitted if you meet the following requirements:

  • Compliance with application form and period
  • Compliance with formal entrance requirements (undergraduate programme, entrance grades, relevant competences and proof of English proficiency, if necessary selection interview)
  • Proof of equivalence regarding the subject-matter of your study qualification (decision of the admissions committee)

Further information on the master's programme physics.

If you hold a bachelor of science in physics or a bachelor of science in physics and management from Ulm University, an application is not required. You can go to the Studiensekretariat (student administration and examinations office) instead and fill out an 'application for change of programme' (Antrag auf Studiengangwechsel) as soon as you graduate, given that your grades meet the requirements as stated in the admission statute (final grade at least 2.4 or thesis grade 2,0 and sufficient English language knowledge).