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Fachbereich Physik at the TU Darmstadt

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Basic information

Total number of students 640
Number of master degree students 216

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 12/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 60.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 70.7 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/10 points
International orientation, master's 7/10 points
Outgoing students
Share of anglophone research groups 50.0 %


Research profile (distribution of PhD theses)

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.9
Support in studies 2.1
Courses offered 2.5
Study organisation 1.5 *
Exams 1.9
Laboratory internships 2.1
Research orientation 1.8
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.5 *
IT-infrastructure 1.8 *
Overall study situation 2.0

Degree courses with details

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 110
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
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
    BSc.: 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.: Research degree with a wide range of options, alliance with the major research institution “GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research" and non-university research institutions (Fraunhofer Institute LBF, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research);
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Optionally, examinations of all modules can be taken in English.
  • 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; Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan; Institut National Polytechnique de Grenoble, Université de Bordeaux, 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: Superconducting linear accelerator for electrons (S-DALINAC), ion accelerator at the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenphysik (Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research).
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Individual guidance, student buddies
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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