International dimension

DIFA (the Department of Physics and Astronomy) offers international courses in English (3 master degree courses and 2 master courses), joint programs and double degrees.
Bachelor and Master students at DIFA can join several programs and internships abroad.
Summer Schools for international students are organized every year.
In addition, calls for scholarships to do the master thesis abroad are opened regularly.
DIFA has strong connections with several International Research institutes (CERN) and visiting professors, researchers, and international PhD students are hosted by the Department to collaborate on strategic DIFA research programs.
DIFA is also partner or lead partner of ERASMUS+ programs, several H2020 projects as well as other European and international research projects.

International degree programmes catalogue

2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master

Advanced Methods in Particle Physics

- cod. 5810

Type of access: Open access with assessment of personal competencies

Place of teaching: Bologna, Dortmund, Clermont-Ferrand

Language: English

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2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master

Astrophysics and Cosmology

- cod. 5828

Type of access: Open access with assessment of personal competencies

Place of teaching: Bologna

Language: English

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2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master

Physics

- cod. 9245

Type of access: Open access with assessment of personal competencies

Place of teaching: Bologna

Language: Italian, English

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2nd Cycle Degree/2 year Master

Science of Climate

- cod. 5895

Type of access: Open access with assessment of personal competencies

Place of teaching: Bologna

Language: English

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Professional Master's programme in

Space missions science, design and applications

Level: Second

Language: English

Application deadline: 09 December 2021 (Expired)

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Professional master website

Professional Master's programme in

Space missions science, design and applications (SPICES)

Level: Second

Language: Italian

Application deadline: 29 November 2022

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Professional master website

PhD in

Physics

Coordinator: Prof. Michele Cicoli

Language: English Italian

Call for applications: closed

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PhD in

Physics

Coordinator: Prof. Michele Cicoli

Language: English Italian

Call for applications: closed

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PhD website

PhD in

Future Earth, Climate Change and Societal Challenges

Coordinator: Prof. Nadia Pinardi

Language: English Italian

Call for applications: closed

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PhD in

Future Earth, Climate Change and Societal Challenges

Coordinator: Prof. Nadia Pinardi

Language: English Italian

Call for applications: closed

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PhD website

PhD in

Astrophysics

Coordinator: Prof. Francesco Rosario Ferraro

Language: English

Call for applications: closed

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PhD in

Astrophysics

Coordinator: Prof. Francesco Rosario Ferraro

Language: English

Call for applications: closed

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Visiting professors and researchers

  • Paolo Bonifazi

    Research Associate

    Ikerbasque - Basque Foundation for Science - Spagna

    From 19 April 2022 to 22 October 2022

  • Paola Cessi

    Full Professor

    University of California, San Diego - Stati Uniti D'America

    From 01 August 2022 to 06 January 2023

  • Kahlid Saifullah

    Tenured Professor

    Quaid-i-Azam University - Pakistan

    From 24 September 2022 to 31 October 2022

  • William Roy Young

    professor

    Scripps Institution of Oceanography University of California - Stati Uniti D'America

    From 01 August 2022 to 07 January 2023