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... looks into questions such as ...

  • What are dark matter and dark energy?
  • Which are the components our matter consists of?
  • How do galaxies evolve?
  • What characterises a good physics teacher?
  • How can an embryo be made visible by ultrasound?

Degree programmes


Physics, Bachelor 2 subject


Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German

2-Subject Bachelor Programme: This degree programme requires a second subject.
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Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

we are “Human – Multi-Faceted – Research-Driven”: our degree programme offers comprehensive training in the fundamental principles of physics and prepares for the Master of Education degree.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Astronomy & astrophysics
  • Biophysics
  • Didactics of physics
  • Solid-state physics and material science
  • Nuclear & particle physics
  • Plasma physics

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,
... have:

  • Ideally good school knowledge in math and physics
  • Willingness to understand math as the language of physics

... enjoy:

  • physical questions, for example: how does a laser measure distances or how do the smallest particles hold our world together?
  • Educational work, especially in the context of the teaching profession
... struggle through:

  • challenging lectures where self-reliant learning and team work are required

Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • as students in the Master’s or Master of Education degree programme in Physics
  • in academic and scientific fields
  • as corporate consultants

And else?

A prep course ...

is recommended.
Name: Introduction to the mathematical tools of physics
Start: 1st Monday in September

Further information about prep courses

An internship ...

is recommended. It is done during the degree course/as part of the optional module.
Duration: 4 weeks of orientation internship (for the M.Ed. option)

Studying abroad ...

is recommended. It is done in the 5th semester.
Duration: 1 semester

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dr. Dirk Meyer
Building, Room: NBCF 04/595
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23198
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Physik
Building, Room: NB 02/174
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23991
Website Fachschaft