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Choosing Sorbonne University means joining a world-renowned higher education and research institution. By joining our community of 55,000 students and 360,000 alumni worldwide, you'll be giving your all to a rigorous academic program and receiving the best in multidisciplinary teaching. 

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Whether studying on exchange or seeking a full degree at Sorbonne University, access essential contact information, resources for learning French and a glimpse into student life. 

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Sorbonne University promotes excellence at the core of each of its disciplines and develops numerous interdisciplinary programs capable of meeting the major challenges of the 21st century.

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Parismus is the international student association of Sorbonne University


Parismus is the international student association of Sorbonne University.

Bringing together 10 institutions that offer studies in literature, medicine, science, engineering, technology and management, our alliance fosters a global approach to teaching and research, promoting access to knowledge for all.

Alliance 4EU+

The 4EU+ Alliance

In a changing world, Sorbonne University has joined forces with six universities: Charles University in Prague, the University of Warsaw, Heidelberg University, the University of Milan, the University of Geneva and the University of Copenhagen to create the 4EU+ Alliance.

With an innovative model of the European university, seven large research-intensive universities are working together to respond to the educational and research challenges facing Europe today.

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How to get prepared for the new academic year 2023-2024

Discover our step-by-step guide to get ready for the start of the new academic year. Learn everything there is to know from the application process to the beginning of the first term.

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The Faculty of Medicine teaches the 3 cycles of medical studies: from PASS (integrated into the faculty) to the 3rd cycle including DES, DESC, DU and DIU. The lessons are given mainly on two sites: Pitié-Salpêtrière and Saint-Antoine. The faculty also provides paramedical education: speech therapy, psychomotricity and orthoptics. The Saint-Antoine site includes a midwifery school.

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One of our riches is the diversity of students and their backgrounds. Sorbonne University is committed to the success of each of its students and offers them a wide range of training as well as support adapted to their profile and their project.

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One of our riches is the diversity of students and their backgrounds. Sorbonne University is committed to the success of each of its students.

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Master of Fundamental Physics and Applications

Sorbonne University's Fundamental Physics and Applications master's program offers training in all aspects of physics, and prepares students to enter either a research laboratory (to prepare a thesis, research pathway), the industrial world (professional pathway), or the teaching profession (master MEEFand master in preparation for the agrégation externe in physics).


Our program draws on the research potential of the UFR of Physics, which comprises 22 Sorbonne University laboratories: for example, all students undertake internships in the second semester of M1 (around seven weeks), most of them in one of these research laboratories. The program also introduces a wide range of related disciplines where a background in physics is highly valued: engineering sciences, environmental and earth sciences, sciences of the Universe, life sciences.

Our master's program offers basic training in M1, with a progressive curriculum that leads to a variety of career paths in M2.

Core courses can be taken face-to-face, but are also offered as distance learning courses. Additionally, an internship is compulsory for all students and provides an opportunity to gain professional experience and contacts, whether in the private sector if it's an industrial internship, or in the academic world in France or abroad.



The first year of Sorbonne University's Fundamental Physics and Applications master's degree is a generalist program, providing solid conceptual training (quantum physics, statistical physics) in S1, complemented by advanced experimental and numerical training in S2, through thematic paths adapted to the targeted M2.

Experimental skills are crucial in this M1, and can only be acquired through high-quality experimental teaching. Experimental teaching is therefore an important objective of our program, which is supported by the master's experimental platform and the numerous Sorbonne University laboratories.

From a more cross-disciplinary point of view, our training is designed to give students a diversified scientific culture, based on scientific curiosity and a desire to learn and understand, with the aim of nurturing a coherent training project. Students also benefit from teaching dedicated to professional placement, focusing on the careers of physicists.


Target audience

The M1 in Physics is aimed at holders of a bachelor's degree in physics or physics-chemistry, or an equivalent diploma, who wish to deepen their basic training in physics and prepare for a specialization. It welcomes students interested in academic research in physics, or in maximising their skills as physicists to enter related disciplines and/or the business world.


Admission requirements and prerequisites

Sorbonne University's "Fundamental Physics and Applications" master's degree is aimed at holders of a bachelor's degree in Science and Technology, with a major in physics and various minors in chemistry, mathematics, mechanics and biology.

Anyone wishing to enroll in the Fundamental Physics and Applications master's program must comply with the application formalities specific to Sorbonne University master's programs.



Physics Master's Department

Campus Pierre et Marie Curie
Tour 23/33, 2e étage

Case courrier 85
4, place Jussieu
75252 Paris cedex 05

The Master of Physics Team

Management team
Director: Frédéric DECREMPS
Deputy director: Nicolas SATOR

Course coordinator
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M1 Pedagogical Director

Administrative team

Administrative Manager: : Corinne SALLANDRE 
Tel. : 01 44 27 45 99

Tel. : Tel. : 01 44 27 48 77

Christine CACHOT
Tel. : 01 44 27 39 56

Tel. : 01 44 27 40 70

Technical team

Tel. : 01 44 27 84 12
Centre Instrumentation Laser, Radiocristallographie, Physique Nucléaire

Jean-Claude SAHIÉ
Tel. : 01 44 27 59 44
Education and training platform (CAPES preparation)

Cross-functional missions

M1 applicants: Émily LAMOUR

M1 internships: Sophie CRIBIER

Internships: Marie D'ANGELO

M1 internships abroad: Marie D'ANGELO

M1 and M2 international mobility: Marie D'ANGELO

Conference moderator: Olivier PLUCHERY

Continuation in engineering schools: Marie D'ANGELO

Professional placement: Olivier PLUCHERY

M1 evaluation and cohort monitoring : Catherine SCHWOB

M1 PAD Manager: Franck VIDAL

M1 English coordinator: Nicolas RODRIGUEZ