Preparatory Lab Course

Students who are enrolled in the M.Sc. in Physics or M.Sc. in Astrophysics program and did not get their Bachelor degree at University of Bonn must attend and pass a preparatory lab course before they are admitted to the Advanced Lab Course. The preparatory lab course provides insights in the lab-course standards at Bonn and helps students prepare for the Advanced Lab Course. Further information:

Winter Term

Summer Term

  • Registration by email to
  • Registration deadline: April 30, 2024
  • Mandatory preparatory meeting and safety briefing /Oral exams and experimental sessions: Information will be provided to the course participants after registration deadline.
Eine Wissenschaftlerin und ein Wissenschaftler arbeiten hinter einer Glasfassade und mischen Chemikalien mit Großgeräten.
© Tina Bantes / University of Bonn

General information

  • A mandatory preparatory meeting/safety briefing takes place at the beginning of lecture time.
  • Course participants work in teams of two on a lab experiment and submit a lab report.
  • Each team must pass an oral exam before being admitted to the experimental session. The exam is about the physics background, setup and measurement method of the experiment. 
  • Registration via the provided form
  • Participation in the preparatory meeting
  • Attendance of the preparatory meeting/safety briefing
  • Successful completion of the experimental tasks after passing the oral exam
  • Submission of the lab report
  • Lab plans, detailed information on the experiment and contact details of the tutors are available on eCampus.


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M.Sc. Physik, Advanced Lab Course

Dr. Barbara Valeriani-Kaminski, Dr. Tina Bantes

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