Photonics and Nanotechnology

Qualification awarded Master in Technological Sciences
Field of study Technological Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Physics
Study area Materials Technology
Duration of the programme  2 years (4 semesters) 
Scope of the programme 120 ECTS
Language of instruction English
Location Vilnius, Lithuania
Starting date 1st September
Tuition fee  4234 EUR/year 
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WHY STUDY PHOTONICS AND NANOTECHNOLOGY AT VILNIUS UNIVERSITY?

This study programme is devoted to students, wishing to gain an in-depth knowledge of semiconductor photonics, nanotechnologies and to master physics, fabrication and characterization techniques of organic and inorganic solid-state light sources, solar cells, sensors and hybrid devices. This programme has a proven strong track record of both successful employment of graduates in high-tech industry and their successful further PhD studies both in Lithuania and abroad.

During their studies, students are offered multiple scientific research options at the Institute of Photonics and Nanotechnology of Vilnius University, Department of Optoelectronics of the Center for Physical Sciences and Technology or other modern labs within National Center for Physical Sciences and Technology, which was opened in 2016. Cooperation with industrial partners also provides other opportunities for research work and master’s theses on case-by-case basis.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS AND SELECTION CRITERIA

  • Bachelor's or equivalent degree in physical, technological or engineering sciences.
  • English language proficiency - the level not lower than B2 (following the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) (Internationally recognized certificate or Skype interview).
  • Competitive score is calculated based on the weighted sum of:
    - all diploma supplement grades, except the final thesis or the final exam grade;
    - grades of “General Physics” and “Advanced Mathematics” or equivalent subjects;
    - the final thesis or the final exam grade;
    - additional points for publications and conference presentations

INTERNATIONAL MOBILITY

Students can participate in ERASMUS+ mobility programme or use VU’s Bilateral cooperation agreements which give an opportunity to study at VU’s Partner Universities or do internship abroad.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates are able to work as researchers at universities, institutes, companies working in the field of applied sciences, innovations, electronic technologies.Graduates are able to work as researchers at universities, institutes, companies working in the field of applied sciences, innovations, electronic technologies.

Faculty of Physics of Vilnius University offers both Materials engineering (08T) and Physics (02P) third-level (PhD) studies.

 

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ACADEMIC CONTACT

Prof. Vincas Tamošiūnas
+370 5 223 4491

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