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Physics, Department

Naturwissenschaftlich-Technische Fakultät at the Uni des Saarlandes/Saarbrücken

Fachrichtung Physik

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Basic information

Total number of students 360
Number of master degree students 30

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 13/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 81.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 41.7 %

International orientation

Share of anglophone research groups 87.0 %


Research profile (distribution of PhD theses)

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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Good student-teacher ratio in the bachelor’s degree, small exercise groups, additional tutorials and exam preparation courses, group work rooms, online availability of textbooks, international. Physics courses: trinational Bachelor, binational Master; interdepartmental courses: Quantum Engineering, Biophysics, Bachelor-Plus-Mint; student evaluation of courses, award of a teaching prize, good CIP equipment; very versatile F practical course.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Université de Lorraine, Frankreich; Université de Luxembourg; Université Mohammed V Agdal, Marokko; Université de Strasbourg, Frankreich; University of Jyväskylä, Finnland; Università degli Studi di Padova, Italien; University of New South Wales, Australien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Modern equipment with advanced practical courses on the research equipment of the research groups; Wide range in microscopy techniques: Scanning probe techniques, high-resolution and high-sensitivity confocal microscopy, electron microscopy, XPS, X-ray tomography, small-angle scattering; state-of-the-art optical techniques: optical tweezers, ellipsometry, highly stable laser sources; ion and atom traps; single-molecule fluorescence; microwave metrology; superconducting electronics and low-temperature physics; powerful computer clusters in theory.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Cooperation with research institutes located on the university campus, e.g. Leibniz Institute for New Materials, German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, MPI for Computer Science, Fraunhofer Institute for Nondestructive Testing, Korea Institute of Science and Technology; key areas of physics: Soft condensed matter/biophysics, quantum technology and quantum optics, solid state physics; SFB "Physical modelling of non-equilibrium processes in biological systems"; integration in international research networks (EU, DFG, BMBF), quality offensive teacher education
  • Support for founders
    At Saarland University, students, graduates and scientists are specifically prepared by the Contact Point for Knowledge and Technology Transfer (KWT) for the realisation of a company and are supported as young entrepreneurs in the start-up, consolidation and production phases. Start-up seminars, workshop series and targeted coaching on campus help to professionally prepare a start-up and ensure future success. Saarland University was awarded the title EXIST - Gründerhochschule in 2013.
  • Other special features
    The Department of Physics at the UdS has a very international approach and offers an excellent study and research environment. Students are involved in research projects at a very early stage and receive individual supervision. Saarland University supports students in the optimal preparation of their career entry and offers companies the opportunity to establish contact with young academics.
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