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Master in Science (Chemistry, Biology, Physics) -Each discipline (Chemistry, Physics, Biology) intertwist to understand how each element works and at the same time they can be studied from all angles. This is the approach that Radboud University has chosen to teach science. As a student in this program, you will find yourself at the interface of biology, chemistry and physics to discover the secrets of mankind, molecules and materials.


Master program in Natural Sciences allows you to choose one of the following specializations:

Neuroscience: Students approach neurobiological research questions from either a human physiology, molecular, neurophysics or neuroinformatics point of view by directly studying human subjects or through application of cell and animal models and a wide variety of fundamental, quantitative and medical research tools.
Students will specialize during their internship, together with researchers from the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour. The Institute is the largest inter-faculty Institute at Radboud University. The Internship have a strong multidisciplinary character- students from different fields work together with biologists, chemists, physicists, doctors and social scientists at the Institute Donders.

Chemistry for Life: You will learn how to use organic chemistry to understand life at the molecular level and how to interact with it.

If you choose this specialization you could do research in the following areas:

- Delivery of drugs by nanocapsules;
- Develop hydrogels for wound healing;
- Design of new responsive, biocompatible materials;
- Solving the structure and function of proteins.

Physics of Molecules and Materials: The Specialization Physics of Molecules and Materials enable you to work and study at the site where the groundbreaking research in graphene originated (Nobel Prize for Physics 2010). This is also the place where the most powerful continuous magnetic fields of the world are generated, and where you can study Spectroscopy of Solids and Interfaces with a Spinoza Price winner.

Particle and Astrophysics: If you decide to study Particle and Astrophysics, you will be associated with the Institute of Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics. In addition to disciplinary areas, IMAPP fosters research that connects these areas such as mathematical physics and astroparticle physics.

Functional Genomics: This specialization focuses on functional, molecular and genetic aspects of development and differentiation, StemCell biology and disease. Specialization is closely linked to Nijmegen Centre for Molecular Life Sciences (NCMLS). Research groups involved in NCMLS are housed in huge research tower equipped with the necessary research facilities, allowing students of medical biology to carry out basic and preclinical research with maximum efficiency.

Location: Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Duration: 2 years

Start month: September

Specializations: Neuroscience, Chemistry for Life, Physics of Molecules and Materials, Particle and Astrophysics, Functional Genomics

Application requirements:

  • Copy of ID card;
  • Bachelor's degree in the field or in related area ( In original and translated in English);
  •  A description of courses;
  • Motivation letter(future plans+what kind of research do you want to do-cancer research, malaria research and ect);
  •  Reference letters
  •  Proof of proficiency in English:
  • IELTS certificate with a minimum of 6 points; TOEFL Internet version at least 80; TOEFL computer version 213; Cambridge Advanced.
  •  Registration through OSIRIS

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