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Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

Fakultät für Naturwissenschaften
Institut für Physik
Universitätsplatz 2
D-39106 Magdeburg
Telephone: +49 391 67-58676

Uni Magdeburg
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Student body

Degree courses with details

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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

7/14 points

International orientation

Share of anglophone research groups



Research profile (distribution of PhD theses)

  • Optical, Quantum Optical, Atomic, Molecular and Plasma Physics: 22.2%
  • Surface Physics and Nanostructures: 0%
  • Solid-state and Materials Physics: 33.3%
  • Particle Physics: 0%
  • Astrophysics and Astronomy: 0%
  • Soft matter physics, Biological and Chemical Physics, interdisciplinary works: 44.4%

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Laboratory internships
Research orientation
Support for stays abroad

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Student Workstations

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Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support

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Support in studies

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Courses offered

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Study organisation

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Transition to Master's studies

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Return rate of the questionnaires

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Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Individual student support; close contact between students and university lecturers; no waiting lists for practicals; lecture theatres and practicals well equipped; modern methodology inventory; wide range of subjects from Solid State Physics, Semi-Conductor Physics, Soft Matter, Non-Linear Physics to Biophysics; opportunities for inter-disciplinary studies (Medical Technology, Computer Science, Neurosciences)

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Université Paris Est Créteil Val de Marne

Special features regarding the equipment

The technical equipment is excellent and includes organo-metallic chemical vapour deposition facility (MOCVD), central Microstructure Centre with transmission and field electron microscopy, Centre for X-Ray Diffraction, various parallel computers and a 7 Tesla whole-body human magnetic resonance tomography device.

Special features regarding research activities

Key areas of our research are Semiconductor Nanostructures for Micro and Optoelectronics, Wide Bandgap Semi-Conductors for Optoelectronics and Sensorics, Manufacture and Characterisation of Functional Layers, Adaptive Materials, Non-Linear Physics, Soft Matter, Biomedical Magnetic Resonance (7 Tesla MRT), Self-Organisation and Structure Formation.

Further information on research activities




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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


Value in percent

Value in points


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