Research

Our research covers a very rich portfolio over most of the subfields of physics. which are broadly divided in four core research areas.
More information on all the research groups: Annual reports

Condensed Matter

Condensed Matter

Studying the macroscopic and microscopic physical properties of matter
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Particle Physics

Particle Physics

Understanding the building blocks of matter
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Astro(particle) & Cosmology

Astroparticle & Cosmology

Search for Dark Matter and neutrinoless double ß decay and studies of gravitational waves and theoretical astrophysics
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Bio- & Medical Physics

Biophysics

Studying disordered and out-of-equilibrium systems and medical applications
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The Physics Department has unique links with external institutes, particularly the Paul Scherrer Institute and the CERN laboratory.

Grants

Do you wish to apply for an SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship or ERC Grant and would like to be hosted by our department?

SNF fellowship