Master in Nanosciences and nanotechnologies

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Master in Nanosciences and nanotechnologies


Presentation and goals

 The track  Nanophysics, nanostructures offers fundamental and applied courses in nanosciences, nano-physics and nano-instrumentation.  This track is opened to international students. All courses are given in english.

 The curriculum contains :

  • General courses corresponding to 12 ECTS, among which 6 devoted to the study of a foreign language
  • Transverse courses in nanosciences  and nanotechnologies (15 ECTS) with a large focus on experimental teaching and projects on the cleanrooms and facilities of the Grenoble area
  • Specific courses in nano-physics (30 ECTS spread over the two years)
  • Elective courses (33 ECTS) for further specialization or opening in nanosciences 
  • Internships in research teams, 8 weeks the 1st year and 5 months the 2nd year, for preparing the master thesis

The objective of the nano-physics track in the Nanosciences and nanotechnologies master program is to provide students with a strong background in general sciences, and a specialization in physics at nano-scale and nano-instrumentation.




International dimension :

Internationally-oriented programmes

This track is affiliated to the Erasmus + program EMM Nanosciences and nanotechnologies. EMM Nano students join the nano-physics track in the 2nd year.



Practica, projects, and missions

Internships in research teams, 8 weeks the 1st year and 5 months the 2nd year, for preparing the master thesis.

Registration and scholarships

Registration and scholarships

Access condition

Education requirements :

  • For the first year : holders of a bachelor degree in physics, or equivalent diploma
  • For the second year : students who have completed the first year of a compatible Master programme or equivalent level

Admission criteria :

  • See the section on applications and registration

For candidates whose country of residence is not included in the "Studies in France" portal (PEF) scheme, the calendar for the eCandidat application campaigns is available here

Public continuing education : You are in charge of continuing education :

  • if you resume your studies after 2 years of interruption of studies
  • or if you followed a formation under the regime formation continues one of the 2 preceding years
  • or if you are an employee, job seeker, self-employed

If you do not have the diploma required to integrate the training, you can undertake a validation of personal and professional achievements (VAPP)

Candidature / Application

Would you like to apply and register ? Be aware that the procedure differs depending on the diploma, the degree obtained, or the place of residence for foreign students. Let us guide you simply by following this link


Tuition fees 2019-2020 : 243 €

And after

And after


This track offers two main professional perspectives :
- Continue in research with a PhD in physics, nanosciences and nanotechnologies, in France or abroad
- Become a research and development engineer in industry, where the strong background in general science will be appreciated