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

Laurea Magistrale (Second cycle degree/Two year Master - 120 ECTS)

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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Laurea Magistrale (Second cycle degree/Two year Master - 120 ECTS)

Astrophysics and Cosmology

- cod. 5828

Type of access: Open access with assessment of personal competencies

Place of teaching: Bologna

Language: English

Course website

Laurea Magistrale (Second cycle degree/Two year Master - 120 ECTS)

Physics

- cod. 9245

Type of access: Open access with assessment of personal competencies

Place of teaching: Bologna

Language: English, Italian

Course website

Laurea Magistrale (Second cycle degree/Two year Master - 120 ECTS)

Science of Climate

- cod. 5895

Type of access: Open access with assessment of personal competencies

Place of teaching: Bologna

Language: English

Course website

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: English

Application deadline: 29 November 2022 (Expired)

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Professional master website

Professional Master's programme in

Space missions science, design and applications (SPICES)

Level: Second

Language: English

Application deadline: 21 November 2023 (Expired)

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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 website

PhD in

Future Earth, Climate Change and Societal Challenges

Coordinator: Prof. Silvana Di Sabatino

Language: English

Call for applications: closed

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PhD website

PhD in

Astrophysics

Coordinator: Prof. Andrea Miglio

Language: English

Call for applications: closed

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PhD website

Visiting professors and researchers

  • Hans Burchard

    Senior Researcher

    Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research - Germania

    From 11 March 2024 to 10 July 2024

  • Saurabh Das

    Associate Professor

    Indian Institute of Technology Indore - India

    From 27 May 2024 to 03 June 2024

  • Mariana Elaine Levin

    Associate Professor

    Western Michigan University - Stati Uniti D'America

    From 26 March 2024 to 08 June 2024

  • Benliang Li

    Visiting Scholar

    University of South China - Cina Repubblica Popolare

    From 16 April 2024 to 16 April 2025

  • Jochen Rau

    Professore

    Hochschule RheinMain - Germania

    From 19 February 2024 to 29 June 2024