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Lab Courses and Intership for Bachelor and Master

Physik an der Freien Universität Berlin

Physik an der Freien Universität Berlin
Image Credit: David Ausserhofer

Practical training is a compulsory part of study programs in natural sciences. Students of Physics and other programs complete Basic Lab and Advanced Lab courses in Physics as well as an internship for general professional training.

In professional lab training, students learn

  • operating laboratory devices
  • using various measurement methods
  • technical troubleshooting and solving problems
  • results evaluation and interpretation
  • documenting experiments
  • discussing experiments and results in a teams

Internship - First professional experience

Forschungsarbeit im Labor

Forschungsarbeit im Labor
Image Credit: David Ausserhofer

The internship serves to provide you insights into the everyday working life of physicists and to prepare you for later professional demands. In particular, the internship should encourage you to think about your future life, work, and career.

Typical places for a professional internship could be in Research & Development in academic institutions or industry, in scientific publishing houses, digital or consulting companies. You can define the thematic field of the internship according to your specialization in the course of studies and your professional interests.

You can complete a professional internship in Germany or abroad.

Professional training - Internship (in German)