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UPMC is one of the largest universities teaching science and medicine in France, and indeed in Europe, with 4000 researchers and teaching academics/researchers, 180 laboratories, and some 30 000 students including 8000 in postgraduate studies. UPMC has outstanding facilities for fundamental research. Supervising students are the center of the Master’s system guaranteeing the quality of the education. The Master’s degree in Physics & Applications offers to about 500 students/year, a wide range of courses and providing training for employment in a research laboratory to prepare a thesis or in industry. It opens a broad horizon to related disciplines where knowledge of physics is an asset, such as engineering, earth, Universe and life sciences. Specialization in Material Sciences and Nano-Ojects have strong connexions with national centers of research and industrial partners (Saint-Gobain, Thales), which offers a large diversity for master thesis.