The University of Freiburg (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg) was founded in 1457 by the Archduke Albrecht VI of the Habsburg dynasty and is one of the oldest and renowned universities in Germany. The University of Freiburg comprises 11 departments, one of which ist the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics.

The Institute of Physics includes 25 research groups working in the fields of Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics, Condensed Matter and Applied Physics, and Particles, Fields, and Cosmos. An overview of all Freiburg research groups and collaborating institutes can be found here.

The University of Freiburg offers courses in Physics and Applied Physics (B.Sc. & M.Sc). The detailed course program and further information is presented at the website of the Institute.

Address: Hermann-Herder-Str. 3, 79104 Freiburg. View the map of the Institute of Physics for more detailed information.

The city of Freiburg im Breisgau, is located at the foot of the Black Forest mountains in southwestern Germany. It is known for its mild climate and the rebuilt medieval city center, crisscrossed by small streams. In the old town, the 116-meter tower of Freiburg’s Gothic cathedral rises over the cathedral square.