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How to apply for the Casimir pre-PhD track

The Casimir Pre-PhD track is a specialisation within the Master Applied Physics in Delft and the Master of Physics in Leiden. It is aimed at students who intend to acquire a PhD-position after receiving their master's degree. The Casimir Pre-PhD track is designed to respond to the increased mobility of students after their BSc. This is reflected in the particular set of courses that the track consists of, and in the fact that gaining research experience in more than one department is a key element of this master education program. The Casimir Pre-PhD track is not open to everyone: students are selected at start and have to meet several requirements along the way.
For a limited number of students within this track, a fully funded four-year Casimir PhD-position is available. Other students that complete this track will have outstanding credentials to pursue a career in academia: all our Pre-PhD track alumni now hold a PhD-position, either at Delft, Leiden, or elsewhere like Twente and Stanford.

For more information on admission and application you can follow the instructions given by one of the two universities:

  1. MSc in Applied Physics (Delft)
  2. MSc in Physics (Leiden)

...or you can directly contact us by filling in the form below:

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Events

26 - 30 June 2017

BioBusiness Summer Schoollink

21 - 25 August 2017

Topological Matter School 2017link

Workshops

29 March 2011 - 1 January 2018

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