Course catalogue

Create your own master’s programme by choosing between the different specializations of our partner universities.

QUARMEN Academic Programme

Semester 1

Rome – La Sapienza University
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Courses (30 ECTS):

  • Condensed matter physics (6 ECTS)
  • Physics Laboratory 1 (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to quantum field theory (6 ECTS)
  • Computing methods for physics (3 ECTS)
  • Non-linear and quantum optics (6 ECTS)
  • Language course (3 ECTS)

Semester 2

Paris-Saclay University
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Courses (30 ECTS):

  • Quantum effects at the macroscale (6 ECTS)
  • Machine learning for Quantum Technology (3 ECTS)
  • Nanomaterials and electronics applications (3 ECTS)
  • Quantum Hardware (3 ECTS)
  • Language course (3 ECTS)
  • Internship (6 ECTS)
  • Option (3 ECTS): Research project

University of Porto
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Courses (30 ECTS):

  • Introduction to quantum information (6 ECTS)
  • Quantum materials (6 ECTS)
  • High performance computing (3 ECTS)
  • Computational complexity (6 ECTS)
  • Language course (3 ECTS)
  • Options (6 ECTS)
    • Sensing and signal analysis
    • Quantum and statistical field theory
    • Advanced computer architectures
    • Internship

Semester 3 (30 ECTS)

Paris-Saclay University
Quantum Optics - Quantum Materials – Nanoscience
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Compulsory courses (15 ECTS):

  • Physics of Quantum Information: qubits, entanglement (3 ECTS)
  • Fundamentals of micro and nanofabrication (3 ECTS)
  • Lab project (optics/ nanofabrication / analysis) (6 ECTS)
  • Introduction to 2nd quantization: from q. optics solids (3 ECTS)

Options (at least 15 ECTS):

  • Advanced micro and nanofabrication (3 ECTS)
  • Integrated optics and nanophotonics (3 ECTS)
  • Solid state devices (3 ECTS)
  • Quantum communication (3 ECTS)
  • Quantum sensing (3 ECTS)
  • Quantum transport (3 ECTS)
  • Physics experiments in Quantum Technologies (3 ECTS)
  • Topology (3 ECTS)
  • Quantum dynamics of many-body systems (3 ECTS)
  • Nano-medicine and nano-toxicology (3 ECTS)
  • Biophotonics (3 ECTS)

University of Toronto
Quantum cryptography - Quantum control - Cold atoms
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4 courses to be chosen among (7,5 ECTS each = 0,5 FCE):

Specialized:

  • Quantum Computing
  • Quantum Information Theory
  • Quantum Algorithms
  • Many-Body Physics
  • Quantum Measurement
  • Special Topics in Quantum Optics

Foundations:

  • Quantum Theory of Solids
  • Statistical Mechanics
  • Quantum Optics
  • Laser Physics

Professional development:

  • Scientific Communication

Semester 4 (30 ECTS)

Internships & Master thesis (30 ECTS)


Compulsory six-month internship in the academia or industry.

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