Photonics Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 2490-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep
The official master's degree in Photonics provides the needs of different types of students: from those seeking the training needed to go on to a PhD programme to those who are interested in advancing in their professional careers. The most important research centres focusing on photonics in the area of Barcelona (three universities and one research centre) participate in this programme and offer a broad training in this field. Photonics, the science and technology of light, is one of the disciplines that will play a crucial role in the technology of the 21st century. The objective of this master's degree is to provide students with a broad and solid background in the different areas of photonics, as well as the tools needed to become future researchers and professionals in this field. The official master's degree in Photonics is highly international in character. It is offered 100% in English and classes are made up of individuals from many different countries. It also collaborates closely with the "European Erasmus Mundus Master Europhotonics" programme.

About University

Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Spain and the European Union.

The UAB is a leading public university with a strong international vocation, highly committed to promoting mobility, collaboration and the capture of talent.

Academic teaching at the UAB is characterised by its multidisciplinarity and is closely linked to many research activities. The UAB pioneers the implementation of several action plans focused on increasing sustainability and environment-friendly measures on campus. 

The UAB offers top level academic programmes in all areas of knowledge, with almost 100 Bachelor's Degrees, over 500 Official and Master's Degrees and Graduate Diplomas and almost 70 PhD programmes.

In 2016, the UAB Barcelona Summer School was created. It offers a wide array of subjects in several fields and takes place from the end of June to the beginning of August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language. Depending on the regulations of each home university, especially if there is a mobility agreement with the UAB, students will be able to transfer the credits earned during their stay to their current degree.

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