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Physics, Department

Fakultät für Physik und Astronomie at the Uni Heidelberg

  • Im Neuenheimer Feld 226
  • 69120 Heidelberg
  • Phone: +49 6221 54-19648
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,800
Number of master degree students 628

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase no data available

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 96.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 70.2 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/10 points
International orientation, master's 6/10 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %
Share of anglophone research groups 11.0 %


Research profile (distribution of PhD theses)

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.2
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation 1.6 *
Exams 2.0
Laboratory internships 2.0
Research orientation 1.7
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 1.6
Library 1.5 *
IT-infrastructure 1.7 *
Overall study situation 1.8

Degree courses with details

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 140
Teacher qualification programmes no
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Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The Heidelberg Department of Physics is among the largest in Germany. It includes a graduate school in the context of the Excellence Initiative in Fundamental Physics and participates in an excellence cluster. Its research is unusually diversified in other respects too (e.g. Environmental Physics, Image Processing). The range of teaching includes special lines of in-depth study. Good basic equipment (e.g. CIP computer rooms, modern lecture theatres).
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universität Helsinki, Finnland; Université Paris Sud XI, Frankreich; Imperial College London, Großbritannien; University College London, Großbritannien; Universität Padua, Italien; Universität Leiden, Niederlande; Universität Bergen, Norwegen; Technische Universität Stockholm, Schweden; Universität Uppsala, Schweden; Autonome Universität Barcelona, Spanien.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    In addition to a large-scale wind tunnel, well-equipped labs in many areas of Physics are available for research. Close cooperation with external large-scale research establishments (for example, CERN, DESY, DKFZ, GSI, KIT) makes further opportunities for research available.
  • Further information on research activities
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