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M.Sc. Physics

The Physics program from University of Trento provides students a solid grounding in all aspects of Modern Physics, both theoretical and experimental, along with an excellent grasp of the scientific method in research with a view to the most recent developments of scientific research and technology.

Over the years the Department of Physics at the University of Trento has earned an outstanding reputation for excellence in research, undergraduate education and postgraduate training. Our undergraduate and Master’s degree programmes offer a thorough coverage of the core areas of Modern Physics and a wide rage of those vibrant and internationally leading research topics.

The Department of Physics offers a Physics program from University of Trento which strongly supports a multidisciplinary approach to Physics and actively contributes to foster the development of new fields in Physics, deepening students’ own experience as researchers.

Quick facts

Degree awarded Master of Science – “Laurea Magistrale” – in Physics
Workload The total workload for each student is 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System)
Duration 2 years full-time
Intake September each year
Fees and funding (approximate rate) EU: 340€-3400€ (fee range based on personal income and merit);
Non-EU: 1000€-4500€ (fee range based on merit only, i.e. score in the application evaluation)
Location TrentoItaly

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Career opportunities

The Master’s degree program in Physics focuses on introducing cutting-edge research as well as teaching and developing the careers of the next generation of physicists.

Students who have graduated with an MSc in Physics have received specific training in problem-solving techniques and developed their familiarity with sophisticated experimental and computational tools, which make them competitive in a wide range of sectors of the labor market, for example, finance, informatics, medicine, politics, and public administration.

The Master’s degree program in Physics also provides the necessary training and knowledge to undertake any PhDs in Physics or in any Physics-related subjects, for those thinking of pursuing an academic or research career.


Application deadlines
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  • March for Non-EU citizens permanently living abroad
  • From June to November: rolling admission EU and Non-EU students living in Italy


  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent) in Physics or related fields
  • Strong background in Physics and Maths
  • English at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

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