Graduate Program in Physics

The Graduate Program in Physics offers a comprehensive curriculum of advanced study and research, from the Master's to the Doctorate degree, in fundamental physics and its applications. Through its association with ten laboratories and three LabEx laboratories at PSL, the graduate program offers a Master’s degree in which research plays a central role. Students may also choose elective courses designed to improve their transdisciplinary skills and broaden their curriculum.

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Researchers and professors
Students in Master's programs
PhD students


Theoretical physics and its applications

Quantum physics

Wave physics

Soft matter


Nonlinear physics and Hydrodynamics

A five-year track from Master’s to PhD

Upon entering the Master’s degree program, each student will define their scientific project with the graduate program's faculty and researchers. Students will have an academic advisor and will be heavily involved in research throughout the program.

Choose your Master’s degree and define your academic path

The graduate program offers the following Master’s degrees:

Pursue a PhD

Doctoral research is conducted in a PSL laboratory. Training is conducted in a doctoral school.

Graduate program doctoral school

Graduate program laboratories

Enhance and customize your academic path: elective courses

Complementary university-wide courses

Graduate program students at both the Master’s and PhD level have access to university-wide trainings in core competencies, both introductory and advanced, designed to supplement their academic study.
Those complementary university-wide courses, available in all of PSL’s component schools, are eligible for ECTS credit.

Data Science Program

Data Science Program

Career opportunities

Trained in and through research, PSL alumni find opportunities in the public, private and entrepreneurial sectors as well as in the academic world.