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Physics focuses on research and it is one of the oldest academic disciplines that are taught throughout different stages of education. The field primarily focuses on classical, relativistic and quantum mechanics and the on the quantum field theory. Physics degrees focus on explaining the phenomena people observe and experience and, through its discoveries, it has strong influences on mathematics, philosophy, geology and engineering. Humanity owes some of the greatest discoveries of modern society to developments in the field of physics, leading to the creation of lasers, TV, radio, computers, DNA, or nuclear science.

Also known as “the knowledge of nature”, the study of physics makes a significant difference through contributions in technology and theoretical breakthroughs. A Bachelor’s degree in physics includes the study of atoms, condensed matter, optics, astrophysics and many others. Master’s degrees in physics, concentrate more on research and lab experiments, helping students develop essential analytical, problem solving and communication skills.

Strongly connected to mathematics, physics is a field that brings inviting career prospects for those who wish to become lecturers, geophysicists, meteorologists, patent attorneys, researchers or even work for the government.

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Certificate Summer Student at Fermilab and Other US Laboratories

Physic students will be trained in the research groups working on the new Fermilab initiatives, the Mu2e, g-2, Nova experiments, as well as neutrino physics experiments, or in the Fermilab group which collaborates with the CMS experiment at CERN, or in the Theory group. The Summer Student at Fermilab and other US Laboratories course is offered by the University of Pisa.

Italy
Short Course Excitons in Nanostructures

Nanostructures have found a huge range of application in all field of science and technology recently. Different kinds of nanostructures are used especially in modern electronics. The Excitons in Nanostructures programme is delivered by Radboud University Nijmegen - Summer School.

Netherlands
Short Course Quantum in the Summer

The aim of the Quantum in the Summer course at Radboud University Nijmegen - Summer School is to bring the you up to date with the cutting edge of research in some aspects of quantum information and computation and to make it easier to get to that cutting edge in other aspects of the field.<br>

Netherlands