Information about teaching and examinations in the summer semester 2024

in the Faculty of Physics

Information page of the Faculty of Physics (with list of courses) in German

Are you interested in physics? You want to study physics, energy science or physics teaching?

With this video we want to give you a brief insight into what is going on with us. Despite the wealth of information, this is only a tiny fraction of the topics you can explore with us!

More information about the study (in German)


© Nils Witt

14.06.2024 Film premiere of "The Washer" - UDE goes Hollywood

On June 15th, the film "The Washer", which was shot in Duisburg, will celebrate its premiere at the filmforum. Faces from the University of Duisburg-Essen can also be seen on the screen: three students and a research assistant from the Faculty of Physics. The theme of the independent film, which won the Award of Excellence, is "Time Travel".

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13.06.2024 Summer Party 2024 on June 13

The Physics Student Council cordially invites students, lecturers and staff of the Faculty of Physics to the Summer Party on Thursday, June 13, starting at 5 pm in the courtyard at MG. As usual, food and drinks will be provided.

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© Nadine Keilhofer

03.06.2024 Heinz Oberhummer Award – Minkorrekt honoured

They have long been old hands in the business - but the Heinz Oberhummer Award is still something special for the creators of the podcast ‘Minkorrekt’. UDE physicist Dr Nicolas Wöhrl and his colleague Dr Reinhard Remfort, who also completed his doctorate at UDE, will receive the award for their outstanding science communication at the Austrian ‘Long Night of Research’ on 24 May, as well as 20,000 euros and a jar of alpaca droppings.

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© UDE/Florian Mazur

17.04.2024 Graduation Ceremony 2024

Friday, July 05th, 2024
The Faculty of Physics recognizes achievements in the context of Bachelor's, Master's and doctoral theses.
Have you obtained one of the following degrees between January 2023 and May 2024 (inclusive) (Physics, Teaching Physics, Energy Science) and have not yet been recognized for your degree?

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • PHD

Then you are cordially invited.

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Course of study in Physics (B.Sc. / M.Sc.)

Curriculum, course catalogue, module manual - all important information about your studies.

Information on course of study in Physics (Bacherlor / Master)

Course of study in Energy Science

What are they doing? What is it all about? All important information about Energy Science studies.

Information on course of study in Energy Science

Course of study in Physics (Teaching Post)

  • for Elementary schools,
  • all secondary schools of all levels,
  • for Comprehensive schools and business colleges.
Information on course of study in Physics (Teaching Post)

High School Students

There's a lot to try: freestyle-physics, nano-laboratory for high school students, trial studies, ...

Information for High School Students


Visiting our preliminary courses is recommendable before you start your studies properly.

More Information on the phase of preliminary studies (in German)

Buddy System

We offer a two-tier buddy system for an optimal start to your studies. This ensures comprehensive support before and during the first two semesters.

More Information on the Buddy System (in German)


Mentoring offers support outside of specialist issues and can put you in touch with suitable contacts.

More Information on Mentoring


At our faculty there is a number of research groups with different research priorities.

Information on research at the Faculty of Physics

Childcare room

The Faculty of Physics offers emergency child care for all faculty members and all CENIDE-members. If the regular daycare is closed, for instance, due to a strike or illness, care can be arranged in the childcare room. It is, however, not intended for foreseeable events such as holiday care or the like.

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