Physics of Energy Related Materials, 5 credits

Academic year 2022/2023

  • Autumn 2022, 33%, Campus

    Start date: 31 October 2022

    End date: 15 January 2023

    Application deadline: 19 April 2022

    Application code: UU-13052 Application

    Language of instruction: English

    Location: Uppsala

    Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

    Registration: 17 October 2022 – 30 October 2022

Entry requirements: 120 credits with either Quantum Physics and Solid State Physics or Physical Chemistry and Solid State Chemistry or 30 credits materials science. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,083

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,083

About the course

The course gives a broad knowledge about fundamental chemical and physical principles operating in materials relevant for energy applications, such as solar cells, batteries, fuel cells, magnetic materials, hydrogen storage, etcetera. The overview of modern theoretical and experimental concepts and trends in energy related materials research will be given and the close relation between the basic research and applications in this field will be discussed. The representation of energy related research at Uppsala University and its interdisciplinary nature will be reviewed. The political and social impact of the development of environmentally friendly energy technologies on modern society will be also discussed.

More information


Department of Physics and Astronomy

Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1

Box 516, 751 20 UPPSALA

Study counsellor


Telephone: +46 18 471 35 21