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Ph.D. Scholarships in Physics

Khalifa University
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Posting live until
30 Apr 2024

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Ph.D. Scholarships in Physics at Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


Deadline: April 30, 2024

The Ph.D. in Physics program at Khalifa University supports the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 plan by providing internationally excellent education and a student experience in physics, producing highly skilled scientists.

This program provides robust and diverse curricula that give students in-depth, up-to-date knowledge at an advanced, state-of-the-art level and the necessary professional skills and competence to plan, direct, conduct, and interpret scientific research.Additionally, the program builds on Khalifa University’s internationally leading research activity in science, engineering, andmedicine.

The research conducted at the physics department covers a wide range of topics, including optics and photonics, astrophysics/astroparticle physics, medical physics, soft matter/materials physics, atomic & molecular physics, and nuclear &particle physics.

The Ph.D. positions are funded by several competitive Ph.D. scholarship opportunities with generous stipends.


  • BSc with a minimum CGPA of 3.5 out of 4.0 or equivalent for Bachelor’s to Ph.D. direct admission. Or MSc with a minimum CGPA of 3.25 out of 4.0 or equivalent for Master’s to Ph.D. admission. iBT TOEFL score of 91, IELTS score of 6.5, or 1550 EmSAT English score. A minimum quantitative score of 150 in the general Graduate Record Examination (GRE). A minimum of two referee recommendations (provided via an online form). Statement of purpose (500-1,000 words). Research statement (500-1,000 words).

Information about how to apply and detailed

Possible Ph.D. scholarships:

Details about the curricula can be found here under ‘Structure & Requirements:

Details about the different faculty members and their research topics.: physics#people

For admission inquiries, please send an email to


The internationally top-ranked Khalifa University of Science and Technology is the one university in the UAE with the research and academic programs that address the entire range of strategic, scientific and industrial challenges facing the UAE’s knowledge economy transformation and our rapidly evolving world.

Its world-class faculty and state-of-the-art research facilities provide an unparalleled learning experience to students from the UAE and around the world. The university brings together the best in science, engineering and medicine in the UAE, to offer specialized degrees that can take promising high school graduates all the way to top-rated doctorate degree holders.

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