M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Institute for Theoretical and Mathematical Physics (ITMP)

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Position ID:M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University-ITMP-MSTUDENT [#27554]
Position Title: Master Student in mathematical physics
Position Type:Student programs
Position Location:Moscow, Moscow City 119991, Russian Federation [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Theoretical Physics / Gravitation Theory, Mathematical physics, String theory, Theoretical High Energy Physics
Mathematical Physics / Mathematical Physics
Starting Date:2024/09/01
Appl Deadline:2024/07/10 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2024/04/25, listed until 2024/07/20)
Position Description:    

The Institute for Theoretical and Mathematical Physics (ITMP) of the M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) invites applications for the Master’s degree program “Geometry and Quantum Fields”. Starting date: September, 2024.

Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) is the highest-ranked university in Russia, with a consistent position within the global top 150 of the world university ranking. Considered one of the most prestigious and international universities in Russia, it welcomes more than 47,000 students, including 4,000 international students.

The Master’s degree program Geometry and Quantum Fields features courses in mathematics, theoretical physics and their applications. The focus of the program is on the physics and mathematics of the fundamental interactions, with a special emphasis on quantum gravity. A unique aspect of the program is its aim to integrate a variety of mathematical disciplines, with special attention to geometry, along with courses in quantum field theory, gravity, string theory and holography. For more information see https://itmp.msu.ru/en/mscgeometry/.

Applicants should have a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Mathematics, Physics, or a scientific field requiring a strong background in mathematics (for example, Civil Engineering) before the start of the programme. In addition, they are expected to have a strong interest in fundamental mathematics or mathematical physics and to have a record of extracurricular activities in the above-mentioned fields.

The program is conducted in English. All applicants who are non-native English speakers will be asked to provide evidence of language proficiency upon application. Proficiency in the Russian language is not required. Please note that applicants who obtained their degree from an English- language Bachelor’s degree program will be exempt from providing proof of language proficiency. Successful applicants will receive accommodation in a dormitory, international research environment and visa and administrative support.

Successful applicants from the interview will be able to apply for a grant to cover tuition fees and a monthly stipend ranging from 25 to 60 thousand rubles.

The application deadline is July 10, 2024.

Program application form can be downloaded from https://itmp.msu.ru/assets/pdf/MSc_Application%20Form.pdf .

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Further Info:
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+7 (495) 938 24 17
Lomonosovsky prospekt, 27/1, Moscow 119192