Physics

Information for potential applicants, current students & their supervisors.

Graduate Studies in Physics and Geophysics

The Department of Physics at the University of Alberta is housed in the Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science at the University of Alberta.

Graduate studies in the Department of Physics at the University of Alberta

Greetings and Welcome!

The Department of Physics at University of Alberta is a large comprehensive department with research programs covering all major areas of physics including computational, experimental and theoretical research in astrophysics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, geophysics, particle physics, space and plasma physics.  We have 47 professors and about 50 research associates who do research with our approximately 140 graduate students. University of Alberta has a strong commitment to excellence, and it offers among the best teaching and research facilities in Canada.

If you've come to this webpage looking for information about our graduate programs, please take a look at our Graduate Prospectus and also check out the various Research Groups and feel free to email any potential research supervisor about his or her research program and opportunities for new graduate students in his or her research group.

If you are presently a graduate student or faculty member in our department, you will find forms and information in the "Graduate Studies/For current students" and "Awards and Funding" menus.