The goal of physics as a science is to uncover as far as possible the very essence of nature. Research in physics has resulted in a number of fundamental laws and relationships that can be applied in many areas of science and technology.
During your studies, you will work closely with teachers and scientists involved in research projects. You will get a deeper knowledge and understanding of concepts and models in physics and will be able to initiate and conduct research independently. The programme is offered in English and is aimed at students from around the world. Since some of the courses are distance courses, you may study parts of the programme online.
We also have an agreement with the University of Insubria in Como, Italy, where a corresponding programme is offered. This means that you have access to a large selection of courses to choose from. You also have the possibility to, without any study fees, study one or two semesters in Como in order to be conferred a so-called double degree, i.e. a degree from each university, which may be an advantage if you are thinking of an international career.
Experiments are an important tool for testing hypotheses and formulating new theories. That is why laboratory work is used as a teaching method to practice experimental methodology.
As a physicist, you learn to build models, do calculations and make predictions - in short, to solve problems. Physics is not a homogeneous discipline, but rather it encompasses many different fields, such as, condensed matter physics, nanophysics, biophysics, nuclear physics, meteorology, oceanography and astronomy, just to name some of them.