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Physics, Department

Fakultät für Physik at the Uni Regensburg

  • Universitätsstraße 31
  • 93053 Regensburg
  • Phone: +49 941 943-2023
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Basic information

Total number of students 820
Number of master degree students 191

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 92.7 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 75.9 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/10 points
International orientation, master's 5/10 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %
Share of anglophone research groups 80.0 %


Research profile (distribution of PhD theses)

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 1.8 *
Exams 2.1
Laboratory internships 2.8
Research orientation 2.1
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 2.7
Library 1.8 *
IT-infrastructure 1.7 *
Overall study situation 2.1

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 320
Teacher qualification programmes no
Teacher qualification centre Link
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
    Three different degree specialisations: a) Physics, with research degree for particularly strong students, b) nanoscience, application- and research-oriented c) computational science, interdisciplinary (mathematics, genomics, physics) with large range of options to choose from. All degree courses: Small groups, personal counselling. Wide range of IT training, by the department (with a subject-specific focus, see http://www.physik.uni-regensburg.de/studium/it/) as well as by the university. Degree courses can be started in the summer.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Master's degree courses held in English; Mobility windows for study-abroad periods, individual research placements abroad (Physics research course), agreements with universities worldwide (Bachelor and Master), doctoral agreement with Tohoku University (Japan), study-related foreign language training, also subject-specific, international composition of the faculty.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    ENS Paris, Frankreich; Trinity College Dublin, Irland; Lancaster University, UK; UTS Sydney, Australien; University of Southern Denmark
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Many laboratories with state-of-the-art facilities, e.g. magneto-optics and electronics, for the manufacture of atom-thin layered structures. Clean room for the production and characterisation of semiconductor structures. Scanning tunnel and atomic force microscopy, electron microscopy. Laboratories for ultrafast optics and for organic semiconductors (OLEDs). In-house development of high-performance computers (QPACE). Central Linux computer cluster.
  • Support for founders
    FUTUR (University of Regensburg Office of Knowledge and Technology Transfer) is a central facility offering personalised advice for founders, advice and guidance with funding, contact and contract mediation, use of equipment and lab space on start-up-friendly terms, participation in trade show exhibits from the University of Regensburg, practice-oriented competition for students on setting up a business, showcase for new and creative business ideas from all departments
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The university offers central contacts for students with chronic conditions, disabilities, developmental disorders or specific learning differences, see http://www.uni-regensburg.de/studium/handicap/ansprechpartner/index.html. The faculty is in close contact with the advice centre for students with disabilities. All members of the faculty work with affected students individually according to their personal requirements.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Family-friendly university (individual advice, support with childcare, family-friendly study and examination regulations, etc.); promoting women students (career and personal development advice and guidance, financial support - scholarship programmes, financial incentive system, "Mentoring.UR" for career support and personal development of female junior scientists); support for foreign students; (programmes in English, International Office, advice on accommodation questions for foreign students)
  • Other special features
    Extensive STEM activities, see http://www.mint-girls-regensburg.de; Regensburg school lab; Early study for upper secondary and upper vocational school students. Broad teacher training in physics for grammar schools and secondary modern schools; additionally: NWT (Science and Technology) – a didactic subject unique in Bavaria for teaching at primary and secondary schools. It is also possible to start studies for many physics courses during the summer semester. Uni Regensburg is a campus university – short distances, lots of synergy effects. UNESCO World Heritage City of Regensburg
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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