List of FunPhys Lectures and their content

List of FunPhys Lectures

To see the content, click on the course name.

Choices are to be made depending on specializing all along the training program, see Table here.

1 ECTS = 10 hours of courses/exercice sessions.


S1: mandatory

(2x 6 ECTS)

(3x 4 ECTS)

S2: choose 4 / 14 (4x 4 ECTS)

S3: choose 3 / 12 (3x 6 ECTS)

S3: choose 3 / 20 (3x 4 ECTS)


  • Depending on the orientation, one choice for 4 credits among:Structure and properties of condensed matter

                  - Choose 1 course in the S2-list

              - possibly 2x courses shared with the doctoral level (among which Black Hole specializing course)

                 - A workshop on the observation site of the Observatoire de Haute Provence (OHP)

                 - Choose a project on Magnetic Confinement Fusion at CEA-Cadarache


  • Research Internship in a lab or a work experience in a company (4 months) (18 credits). The rest of the semester 4 is devoted to a research project under the direction of a researcher of the host laboratories of the Department of Physics at University of Aix-Marseille or in CenTuri Institute on living sytems, or other laboratories in France or abroad. The training period is 4 months (March-June) and is concluded by the presentation of a written report (of about 50 pages) and an oral public defense of 20 minutes (early July).