Masters program in Photonics at Five leading research and educational institutions in Europe
Study Subject: Photonics
Employer: Erasmus Mundus
Scholarship description:The Erasmus Mundus MSc programme in Photonics is a 2-year (4 semesters – 120 ECTS credits) program, with a fixed mobility track.
First semester: takes place Belgium at Ghent University and is devoted to the fundamental basics of photonics in depth and to an introduction to the breadth of photonics. All of this in strong collaboration with another Belgian partner university, Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Second semester: takes place in Sweden at the Royal Institute of Technology KTH and is devoted to engineering skills in photonics and to applications of photonics.
Third semester: takes place in Scotland, UK at the University of St Andrews and is devoted to advanced photonics and research skills in photonics.
Fourth semester: is entirely devoted to the master dissertation. The location of the fourth semester depends on the student’s thesis choice. The thesis can take place in all partner universities and also in one of the three associated academic partners.
Each year is concluded by a Summer School whereby first and second year students meet, do project, attend lectures of world-renownded speakers in the field of photonics.
Furthermore, during the summer break after year 1, students can do an academic or industrial internship in a photonics company or reserach institute.
Five leading research and educational institutions in Europe are collaborating to offer a joint Erasmus Mundus Master of Science program in Photonics (EMMP), providing a top-quality eduction in all aspects of photonics.
Scholarship Application Deadline: Feb. 5 2011