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Physics, Department

Fachbereich 13: Physik at the Uni Frankfurt a.M.

  • Max-von-Laue-Straße 1
  • 60438 Frankfurt a.M.
  • Phone: +49 69 798-47202 /-47201
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,030
Number of master degree students 273

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 73.8 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 68.0 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/10 points
International orientation, master's 6/10 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %
Share of anglophone research groups 90.0 %


Research profile (distribution of PhD theses)

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.2
Study organisation 1.7 *
Exams 2.3
Laboratory internships 2.6
Research orientation 2.1
Support for stays abroad 2.8
Rooms 1.8
Library 1.8 *
IT-infrastructure 1.9 *
Overall study situation 1.9

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 390
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
    There is a very wide range of optional required subjects; minor subjects can be selected from a wide range of courses. There is an early introduction to Theoretical Physics. There is extremely good cooperation with the departmental student organisation of the Department of Physics. The optional required subjects are often research-related.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The Master’s degree course in Physics can be completely studied in English.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Göteborgs Universitet, Schweden; Stockholms Universitet, Schweden; Universitetet i Bergen, Norwegen; Universidad de Granada, Spanien; Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spanien; Kobenhavns Universitet, Dänemark; Universite Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris VI), Frankreich; Universita degli Studi di Catania, Italien; University of California, Berkeley, USA; Fudan University, Shanghai
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    On-site accelerator facilities are used as part of the training; The physics department has a share in a high-performance computer (LOEWE CSC); Cryostats, set-up of detector systems, cryo-electron microscopy, terahertz photonics, Coltrims, high field laboratory, molecular beam epitaxy, gamma ray spectroscopy.
  • Support for founders
    The university’s own Innovectis GmbH offers extensive support for collaborations with industry, spin-offs and patent registrations.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Students with permanent health impairments have the possibility of taking examinations in an adjusted form.
  • Further information on research activities
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