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The Inter-University Master’s Degree in Nuclear Physics is an official postgraduate master’s programme with participation by six Spanish universities (Seville, UAM Autonomous University of Madrid, Barcelona, Complutense University of Madrid, Granada and Salamanca) and different groups of the Spanish National Research Council and the Centre for Energy, Environmental and Technological Research (CIEMAT). Its main objectives are to foster postgraduate studies in the field of Nuclear Physics at a national level and scientific exchange between Master students and teaching staff in this area. The Inter-University Master’s Degree in Nuclear Physics aims to provide students with a solid training that covers the fundamental aspects of nuclear physics and its applications. Click here for more information.

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The FuseNet Association is an independent legal entity that was founded in December 2010 to provide a platform for the coordination of European fusion education activities, as a sustainable continuation of the EU FP7 FuseNet programme. FuseNet provides funding for educational activities of Master and PhD students. Click here for more information.


Javier Gonzalez and Juan Francisco Rivero have both enjoyed one of the FuseNet grants for internships of Master students. Read the article on Javi´s FuseNet experience here.

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The Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics provides yearly a summer school on the basics of plasma physics and nuclear fusion, including the kinetic and magnetohydrodynamic description of a plasma, basic concepts of tokamaks and stellaratos, plasma heating and diagnostics, amongst others. The summer school is held alternately at IPP Garching or at IPP Greifswald.


FuseNet provides funding schemes for the travel to IPP. Click here for more information.

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The Culham Center for Fusion Energy offers a summer school providing an introduction to the fundamental principles of plasma physics, together with a broad understanding of its fields of application. The summer school is organized at the Culham Science Centre in Oxfordshire. Click here for more information.

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PlasmaSurf is a summer school on plasma physics, intense lasers and nuclear fusion, aimed at BSc/MSc engineering and physics students. It is organized by Instituto de Plasma e Fusão Nuclear, a research unit of Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon. Click here for more information.

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The KIT International School on Fusion Technologies is a summer school aimed at providing profound knowledge on nuclear fusion. The summer school is organized by the Karslruhe Institute of Technology. Click here for more information.

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The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) offers yearly a summer science undergraduate laboratory internship (SULI), combining a summer project and a one week intensive introduction to plasma physics. For more information click here.


You can also find a video streaming of the lectures as well as the presentations here.

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The international ITER school aims to prepare young scientists for working in the field of nuclear fusion and its application in research subject associated to the ITER project. The 2017 edition will focus on the physics of disruptions and control. More information can be found here.

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NucPhys is a 2-years Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree programme in Nuclear Physics (120 ECTS). The programme started in 2017-2018 as an Erasmus Mundus / Erasmus+ Master Course  of the European Union. This initial project has been running for three intakes. Then a new improved proposal was financed by the EACEA within the Erasmus Mundus Masters program for four additional intakes, starting in 2020-2021. In this new scheme, the Master Course is offered by a consortium of 7 partner universities in Spain, France and Italy, with the participation of more than 30 research institutions/companies as associated partners all around the World. For more information click here.