Theoretical Physics will suit you, if you...
- Want to understand at a fundamental level why matter is what it is, and how this affects the world around us.
- Enjoy exploring and developing mathematical models.
- Have a high ability for abstraction.
- Are willing to dig deep to find solutions to physics problems.
Joint degree programme with VU Amsterdam
Theoretical Physics is a track in the Master's programme Physics and Astronomy, a joint degree programme of the University of Amsterdam and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Courses are taught at locations of both universities. UvA and VU jointly issue a degree certificate in Physics and Astronomy to graduates. As a Physics and Astronomy student in Amsterdam you benefit from expertise, networks and research projects at both universities and affiliated research institutes.