Institute of Physics
"Ing. Luis Rivera Terrazas"

Admission process - MSc in Physics / Materials Science


Generalities

  • Starting date: August.
  • Symbolic fee: 100 mexican pesos per semester.
  • Admitted students (Mexicans and foreigners) receive a CONACyT scholarship.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in physics, material sciences or related areas.
  • Minimum grade in the bachelor studies: 8/10 (2.7 european).
  • Formal request to the coordinator of the program to:
    • present an admission test1 or
    • attend the propaedeutics (minimum grade for acceptance of 8/10).
  • Documentation required by the general regulation of the University.
  • Intermediate English level (B1).
  • Basic communication skills in spanish.

1 It is possible to take the admission test in a Mexican embassy or consulate upon request to the coordinator of the program.

Document reception

  • Applications have to be sent at least three months in advance to starting date (once per year in August).
  • Documents can be sent electronically or by post.
  • Contact:

    Dr. Lilia Meza Montes
    Coordinator of graduate studies (Materials Science).
    posgrado_mat@ifuap.buap.mx

    Dr. Roberto Cartas Fuentevilla
    Coordinator of graduate studies (Physics).
    posgrado_fisica@ifuap.buap.mx

    Institute of Physics, BUAP
    Av. San Claudio y Blvd. 18 Sur, Col. San Manuel
    Edificios 1IF1, Ciudad Universitaria,
    C.P. 72570, Puebla, Pue.


Additional information for foreign students:
In case of being accepted, the Institute of Physics will send the applicant an acceptance letter to be presented at the Mexican embassy to transact a visa.
All the documents have to be translated into Spanish or English by a certified translator and require an apostille.



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Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla
4 sur 104 Centro Histórico C.P. 72000
Teléfono +52(222) 2295500
Instituto de Física "Ing. Luis Rivera Terrazas"
Av. San Claudio y Blvd. 18 Sur, Col. San Manuel
Edificios 1IF1, 1IF2 y 1IF3, Ciudad Universitaria,
C.P. 72570, Puebla, Pue.
Tel.: (52 222) 229 56 10 - Fax: (52 222) 229 56 11