Fachbereich 08: Physik, Mathematik und Informatik at the Uni Mainz
Institut für Physik / Institut für Kernphysik
- Staudingerweg 7 / Johann-Joachim-Becher-Weg 45
- 55128 Mainz
- Phone: +49 6131 392-4467
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Special features regarding teachingCentral degree course organisation (study office), study manager, responsible for international affairs and in-depth counselling; wide range of courses incl. minor subjects, good student-teacher ratio, start of summer and winter semester; project teaching, organisation and counselling (BMBF); recognition of internships at research institutions or industry; science communication, early research contact through presentation of research groups, HiWi offers, research-related teaching and internships, research module, fast track doctorate; learning workshop; HiWi training; holiday courses; learning workshop; compulsory counselling.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsTohoku University, Japan; Nagoya University, Japan; Seoul National University, Südkorea; University of Glasgow, UK; Universidad de Valencia, Spanien; Kungliga Tekniska högskolan, Schweden; Göteborgs universitet, Schweden; Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6, Frankreich; Università degli Studi di Roma 'La Sapienza', Italien
Special features regarding the equipmentCoating technology; clean rooms; measurement technology; air-conditioned optical laboratories with precision tables and various lasers; climate chamber; Helium liquefaction facility with helium recovery; cryo equipment; supraconductive magnets; central detector lab of the Excellence Cluster; electronics lab; well equipped Precision Mechanics workshops; technicians as well as electronics technicians in the work groups; central "High Performance Computing" cluster MOGON; electron accelerator MAMI and TRIGA reactor with various experimental facilities on campus.
Special features regarding research activitiesStrong research faculty in the fields of atomic, nuclear, particle, astroparticle physics, quantum optics and soft matter, hard condensed matter/spintronics; about 300 PhD students; Cluster of Excellence PRISMA, several Collaborative Research Centres/Graduate Schools; Helmholtz Institute HIM, 2 Max Planck Institutes (MPI Chemistry and MPI Polymer Research) and "Institute of Molecular Biology" in the direct vicinity; highly competitive local infrastructure (MAMI electron accelerator, TRIGA research reactor, quantum optics and solid state physics laboratories, High Performance Computing Cluster MOGON).
Support for foundersRegular event "Physics in Business" with CP; event of the Department of Research and Technology Transfer on business start-up and self-employment; Career-Service of the JGU; Regular "Lunch-Talks" Excellence@WORK on career orientation for natural scientists (MAINZ-School).
Other special featuresBuddy programme; mentoring; portal for exchange students; offers for interdisciplinary qualifications (e.g. time management, learning and working techniques, training in cooperation, teamwork, communication skills and rules of good scientific practice).
Further information on research activitieswww.phmi.uni-mainz.de/
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.studium.fb08.uni-mainz.de/physik/
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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