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  • Study Type

    Full time available

  • Subject Areas


  • Start Date


  • Course Duration

    Full-time: 2 years

  • Course Type


  • Course Fees

    2017/2018 EU/EEA: €2006 (Full-time); non-EU/EEA: €14200 (Full-time)

  • Last Updated

    02 March 2017

Course content

Nanoscience is the study of the fundamental and functional properties of matter on the nanoscale (~10-9m). The challenge for scientists is to understand the fascinating world of small length scales.

The properties of matter on the nano scale often differ completely from macroscopic properties. Nature has already made good use nanoscale phenomena. How can scientists understand and exploit the new technological possibilities it offers?

Talented and Motivated Students

The Top Master Programme in Nanoscience is the best nanoscience programme in Europe and among the top 10 in the world. It aims to train the cutting edge scientists of the future. It offers a challenging programme for very talented and motivated students. It is strongly intertwined with research at the Zernike Institute: the courses are taught by top international scientists, and a large part of the programme consists of actually conducting high-level scientific research. Participants come from all over the world. A fellowship programme is available.

The Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials, which is responsible for the Top Master Programme in Nanoscience, is a leading international research centre in this new field. It belongs to the Times Higer Education Top 10 of best materials research institutes in the world. It unites around 300 leading researchers with backgrounds in physics, chemistry and biology.

Why in Groningen?

- Offered by the Zernike Institute which is ranked in the THES world's Top 10 institutes in Materials Science
- Working together with world-class scientists
- Best Master's degree programme in the Netherlands according to Dutch Higher Education Guide 2015
- Full scholarships for admitted students

Job perspectives

The programme is designed for people who want to pursue a career in scientific research. Such research takes place in universities, research institutions and large companies. Students who successfully complete the Top Master Programme in Nanoscience will, under certain conditions, be offered a PhD position within the Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials.

The programme is designed for people who want to pursue a career in scientific research at:
- universities
- research institutions
- large companies
- innovative start-up companies

Job examples

- PhD research position
- Consulting
- R&D positions at companies

Visit the MSc Nanoscience page on the University of Groningen website for more details!





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