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Physics, Department

Fakultät II Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften

Technische Universität Berlin

Fakultät II Mathematik und Naturwissenschaften
Physikalische Institute, Sekr. ER 1-1
Straße des 17. Juni 135
D-10623 Berlin
Telephone: +49 30 3142-2202
https://www.tu.berlin.de

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Basic information

Total number of students
1610
Number of master degree students
210

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
11/14 points

Group 1

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
26.2%

Group 3

Graduations in appropriate time, master's
23.5%

Group 3

International orientation

Share of anglophone research groups
100.0%

Research

Research profile (distribution of PhD theses)

  • Optical, Quantum Optical, Atomic, Molecular and Plasma Physics: 30.1%
  • Surface Physics and Nanostructures: 33.3%
  • Solid-state and Materials Physics: 13.8%
  • Particle Physics: 0%
  • Astrophysics and Astronomy: 4.1%
  • Soft matter physics, Biological and Chemical Physics, interdisciplinary works: 18.7%

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
2.0

Group 2

Support in studies
2.2

Group 2

Courses offered
2.1

Group 2

Study organisation
1.7

Group 1

Exams
2.0

Group 2

Laboratory internships
1.9

Group 1

Research orientation
1.9

Group 2

Support for stays abroad
2.0

Group 2

Rooms
2.6

Group 3

Library
1.6

Group 1

IT-infrastructure
2.1

Group 2

Workstations
2.5

Group 3

Overall study situation
2.0

Group 2

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support
no data
Support in studies
no data
Courses offered
no data
Study organisation
no data
Transition to Master's studies
no data
Research orientation
no data
Overall study situation
no data

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
no data

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Integrated degree courses with theoretical and experimental components (Bachelor's/Master's), basic and applied orientation (cf. field of study Applied, Experimental and Theoretical Physics in the Master's degree course in Physics); broad spectrum of specialisation subjects, in particular from engineering sciences; modern laboratory facilities, multimedia technologies and Internet-supported teaching; intensive support in international exchange programmes; project-oriented teaching; further training in instrumental analysis.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Aarhus Universitet, Aarhus, Dänemark; University of Copenhagen, Kopenhagen, Dänemark; CentraleSupélec – Gif Campus/Supélec, Paris, Frankreich; Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, Niederlande; Lund University, Lund, Schweden; Warsaw University of Technology, Polen; University of Calgary, Canada; Tokyo University of Technology, Japan

Special features regarding the equipment

Nanophotonics centre with clean room; centre for electron microscopy with scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, focused ion beam, microprobe and light microscopy; laser and displays for UV operation, utilisation of extensive computer clusters of the faculty; a practice telescope for astronomics-astrophysics practicals at the universities is available (20cm refractor), as well as CCD cameras.

Special features regarding research activities

SFB "Control of self-organising nonlinear systems; Theoretical methods and concepts of application" (Speaker); Berlin School of Optical Sciences and Quantum Technology (BOS.QT): joint Graduate School of the Physics Departments of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU Berlin), the Technische Universität Berlin (TU Berlin) and Freie Universität Berlin (FU Berlin) in partnership with non-university research institutions

Support for founders

Cooperation with the Career Service of the TU Berlin; business start-up courses within the framework of the graduate colleges in Sfbs

Further information on research activities

Further information about study entry phase

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Group 3

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Acronyms

(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements

Last Update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education