Electives in the Physics Degree Programme

In the Bachelor and Master programme in Physics, you have to take one of the following electives or, upon application, another elective subject of at least 16 credit points. Further information can be found in the examination regulations.

Business Administration (BWL)


  • Contact: Herr Dr. Andreas Schneider
  • Please discuss your individual timetable in the minor subject chemistry with your contact person.


  • Contact: Dr. Micha Gryschka
  • Please discuss your to-attend events in the minor subject with your contact person.
  • Information about the procedure and topics in the minor subject Meteorology can be found on the website of the Institute of Meteorology and Climatology.

Economics (VWL)

Other Possible Minor Subjects

  • Electrical engineering
  • Geodesy and geoinformatics
  • computer science
  • mechanical engineering
  • mathematics
  • philosophy

Information about the courses and the lectures to be attended can be found in your Examination Regulations.

Elective Subjects upon request

Further elective subjects can be selected upon request by the examination board

The following steps are required to do so:

  1. First you have to create a curriculum that is approved by the coordinator of the subject area. The curriculum includes:
    • A list of courses to be attended
    • Credit points and the required examinations (to calculate the grade)
    • The curriculum should be signed by both, you and the coordinator
  2. An informal request for approval has to be sent to the examination board. The request includes:
    • The actual application with a brief justification why the elective course is benefical to your studies
    • The curriculum
  3. The approved request will then be forwarded to the central examination office.