Fakultät für Mathematik, Physik und Informatik at the Uni Bayreuth
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Special features regarding teachingDuring studies: Specialisation already possible in the Bachelor's degree, interdisciplinarity through non-Physics-related optional subjects (e.g. Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics, Patent Law), flexible design of Master's course of study, including possible combinations with neighbouring subjects, early introduction to current research; in the Teaching Qualification: Bachelor's/Master's course for grammar school level with option to continue with a Master's in a specific subject, together with Mathematics courses: Study centre (every afternoon), particularly for supporting first-semester students and for preparing for examinations
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversität Bern, Schweiz; Mondragon University, Spanien; Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon, Frankreich; Université Diderto, Frankreich; Universita degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata, Italien; Universiteit Leiden, Niederlande; Stockholms Universitet, Schweden; Gebze Technical University, Türkei; Shandong University, China; University of Science, Vietnam
Special features regarding the equipmentLabs with modern equipment; powerful computer clusters and CIP computer rooms; excellent research infrastructure; own helium liquefaction system; cooperations enhanced by close proximity of work groups and research institutions (modern campus university); research-related advanced practicals; numerous e-books free of charge for students; well-equipped natural science library; access to mathematical software, in particular computer algebra systems (including expensive commercial products); good lecture theatres with appropriate technology.
Special features regarding research activitiesFocus on Solid-State Physics on a high international level; research on all length and time scales, starting from nanostructures to mesoscopic systems to macro systems or rather from Ultra-Short Physics to Long-Term Dynamics; Inter-disciplinary links within and outside the university with Biology, Chemistry, Geosciences, Energy and Fusion research as well as the Computer Sciences; regular international workshops in Bayreuth with opportunities to make contact with leading scientists.
Support for foundersBusiness Plan Competitions; International Business Plan Competition (Master's event); 5-Euro-Business; Bayreuth Hospitation; Entrepreneurial Thinking & Business Design (Master's event); Seminar Series of the Startup Advisory Service; Startup Stories; Startup Day; Social Entrepreneurship Camp & Social Entrepreneurship Seminar.
Other special featuresClose contact between lecturers and students; good collaboration in research and teaching by students; active departmental student organisation; guest lectures from renowned researchers following student selection every semester; Teaching Qualification for grammar school level is currently only offered in Bavaria in Bayreuth and at the TU München as a Bachelor's/Master's course; family-friendly institution of higher education: childcare facilities on the campus; the Department of Physics at the Universität Bayreuth is a popular host for Humboldt scholarship holders.
Further information on research activitieswww.physik.uni-bayreuth.de/de/forschung/index.html
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