Course catalogue

Create your own master’s programme by choosing between the different specializations of our partner universities.

LASCALA Academic Programme

Semester 1

Paris-Saclay University - Fundamentals and methods for LASCALA

Compulsory courses (35 ECTS):

  • Quantum solid State Physics (8 ECTS)
  • Mathematics and statistical methods (to the big data processing) (3 ECTS)
  • Experience in laboratories (large scale facilities at Paris-Saclay) (6 ECTS)
  • Particles (3,5 ECTS)
  • Nuclei (3,5 ECTS)
  • Atoms, Molecules, Optics (5 ECTS)
  • European history of science and its role on building EU values (3 ECTS)
  • Summer school (3 ECTS)

Additional course for students in Lund semester 2

  • Lasers

Summer School (3 ECTS included in the SEM 1)

University of Genoa, Italy

  • Economy Management
  • Project Management
  • Communication
  • Technology Valorisation
  • Risk Capital and Funding
  • Patent Law
  • New Methods for Information and Communication
  • Personal Professional Project

Semester 3 (30 ECTS)

Option 1: Paris-Saclay University - Tokamak, High power laser, and accelerator physics
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Compulsory courses (12 ECTS):

  • Transverse high technologies (high vacuum, cryogeny, supraconductivity) (3 ECTS)
  • Management of large scale installations (2 ECTS)
  • Numerical methods (3 ECTS)
  • Practical on large scale facilities at Paris-Saclay - 8 days (4 ECTS)

1 optional course + speciality + winter school (up to 18 ECTS):

  • Tokamak physics (winter school CELIA Bordeaux or JUAS/CERN)
  • High power laser physics (winter school in CELIA Bordeaux)
  • Accelerator physics (winter school in JUAS/CERN)
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Option 2: University of Szeged - Femto- and attosecond physics
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  • Selected topics in femto- and attosecond pulse phenomena (4 ECTS)
  • Femtosecond physics with Python (3 ECTS)
  • Fundamentals of femtosecond and nonlinear optics (3 ECTS)
  • Scalar diffraction theory and its applications (5 ECTS)
  • Theory and detection of gravitational waves by laser interferometric instruments (5 ECTS)
  • Weekly practice work at the ELI facility (10 ECTS)

Semester 4 (30 ECTS)

Internship and master thesis

Master thesis charter of rules - 2022-2023

The master thesis project is an essential component of the students' training, both from the point of view of training and skill assessment. The master thesis project takes place over 5 months minimum and 6 months maximum, during the fourth semester, and is worth 30 ECTS. The starting date will depend on the track chosen by the student, from mid-January to mid-March and will end, at the latest, early September. It can be carried out in a research lab of the associated partner institutions or companies who have submitted a thesis proposal/internship offer on the Lascala website or in another place.