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Fachbereich Physik at the TU Darmstadt

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Basic information

Total number of students 1,080
Number of master degree students 180

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 58.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 55.6 %

International orientation

Share of anglophone research groups 25.0 %


Research profile (distribution of PhD theses)

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.3
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 1.8
Exams 2.4
Laboratory internships 2.5
Research orientation 2.1
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 2.1
Library 1.5
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 2.4

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    BSc Physics: foundation course in accordance with the programme of the German Physics Society (DPG), Mathematics modules together with students studying Mathematics as a major, inter-disciplinary project in the initial study phase, mini research can be recognised as part of the advanced practical; MSc: Physics: Research studies with various elective options, alliance with large-scale research institution "GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research" and non-university research institutes (Fraunhofer Institute, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research); M.Sc. Physics: English-language M.Sc. degree couse with a concentration in Nuclear Physics.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Universidad de Salamanca, Spanien; University of California, Berkeley, USA; Kungliga Tekniska högskolan (KTH), Stockholm, Schweden; École Polytechnique Fédérale (EPF) Lausanne, Schweiz; Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, Frankreich; Université de Bordeaux, Frankreich; Ecole Centrale de Lyon, Frankreich; University of Trondheim (NTNU), Norwegen; Aalto-yliopisto, Finnland; University of Bristol, Vereinigtes Königreich
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Large experiment facilities: Energy-recovering superconducting linear accelerator for electrons (S-DALINAC), large-scale research facility FAIR/GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Physics.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Research fields: Quantum Optics, Quantum Cryptography, Ultra Cold Gases, Semiconductor Optics, Condensed Matter, Soft Matter at Interfaces, Magnetic Resonance, Biological Physics, Nuclear Astrophysics, Heavy Ion Physics, Accelerator Physics, Plasma Physics.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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