Master in Nanosciences and nanotechnologies

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Master in Nanosciences and nanotechnologies

Research intensive track 1st year

Presentation and goals

This PhD-track program is dedicated to students having a 4-years bachelor of science and who wish to pursue their studies with a PhD in Nanosciences and nanotechnologies.

The specificity of this track is an extended master thesis performed over the two years of the master, allowing the student to achieve a substantial research project.

The first year of the program contains :

  • General courses corresponding to 6 ECTS, among which 3 ECTS of french language
  • Transverse courses in nanosciences  and nanotechnologies (15 ECTS) with a large focus on experimental training in the cleanrooms and nanosciences facilities of the Grenoble area
  • Specialization courses in one of the 3 possible specialities, nano-physics, nano-chemistry, nano-biosciences
  • A research project of 21 ECTS performed in a research institute during an internship extending over the school year

In the second year, student join one of the specialization track in nano-physics, nano-chemistry or nano-biosciences, depending on the courses and the research subject that they have choosen in the first year.

The objective of the Research intensive track is to offer a two year program in Nanosciences and nanotechnology for students who intend to pursue in PhD, with a master thesis extending over two years and allowing to achieve a substantial research project.



International dimension :

Internationally-oriented programmes

All courses are given in the english language.


Registration and scholarships

Registration and scholarships

Access condition

National diploma equivalent to a bachelor degree (licence) in a field compatible with that of the master. Qualification or achievement recognised as equivalent by the admissions board of the Université Grenoble Alpes.

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

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Tuition fees 2019-2020: 243 €