The next call for applications for Master studies and Q-Master scholarships (first or second year, M1/M2) will open in February 2021.

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  • Bachelor of Science in Physics or equivalent
  • Proof of English and/or French proficiency
  • Motivation to pursue a Masters and/or PhD in Strasbourg
  • It is a multistep application procedure. Please follow the instructions carefully

*Fellowships are very competitive and will be awarded based on previous academic performance, overlap of your interests and goals with QMat themes and your motivation to take part in the QMat programme.

Step 1. QMat application form for students that do not require a visa (including fellowship applications)

Deadline June 07, 2020

Submission documents:

Your application should include pdf versions of your CV, transcripts of your results, recommendation letters (optional, but strongly recommended), and a letter of motivation (approximately 1 page of text). The motivation letter should describe:

  • Your research interests
  • Why are you an excellent candidate for QMat
  • A clear vision for your individual training (e.g. desired specialization, mentors, internship plans, etc.)
  • Especially for existing students: list specific courses that you will take as options
  • if you are already a QMat student applying for a second year, describe how you have benefited from being part of QMat

Applications are closed

All applicants (including French and EU students) must also register via the eCandidat platform

Step 2. eCandidat (All countries not concerned by the Studying in France procedure)

Deadline June 12, 2020

Go to the eCandidat registration page


Applicants for PhD positions are invited to contact potential supervisors at any time. See the list of open projects. Existing PhD students at the University of Strasbourg can apply to become a QMat member at any time