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PhD in Physics

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ABOUT THE

Program

The PhD in Physics from the Universidad Industrial de Santander aims to provide physicists and professionals in related careers a solid training that enables them to develop and direct research activities, teaching and applications of physics in national and foreign universities and research centers. 

The program trains professionals with a high academic level, according to international standards, which is evident, among other indicators, in the number of graduates who lead doctoral research projects and perform postdoctoral studies. 

The doctorate is based on the solution of current scientific problems related to the areas covered by the research groups that are part of the program.

Bucaramanga, Santander: SNIES 106648 | Qualified Registration: MEN N.° 021324 of November 11, 2020, validity 6 years.

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DEGREE:

Ph.D. in Physics

DURATION:

8 Semesters

MODALITY::

On-site

CAMPUS

Main Campus Bucaramanga

DEGREE:

Ph.D. in Physics

DURATION:

8 Semesters

MODALITY:

On-site

CAMPUS:

Main Campus Bucaramanga

APPLICANT

Profile

The applicant to study the PhD in Physics from the Industrial University of Santander must prove his or her degree as a physicist, physical engineer or in related disciplines, both in science and engineering. Likewise, he or she is a professional who possesses the required skills and a strong motivation for the study of problems whose solution is found in methods or instruments in the area of physics.

GRADUATE

Profile

The Doctor of Physics graduated from the Industrial University of Santander is an independent researcher with a solid scientific background, a broad vision of modern science, with the required capacity to communicate his knowledge and to collaborate in interdisciplinary teams. He/she is also a professional who identifies himself/herself with the contemporary circumstances and needs of the country.

During the postgraduate course, the student will acquire a rigorous academic and cultural formation, which will allow him/her to communicate with the international scientific community and reach the maturity that will allow him/her to propose and develop successful research projects.

LABOR

Field

  • Theoretical and applied research in all areas of industry that require knowledge of applied physics.

  • Leadership of research and technological development centers.

  • Updating of research groups in new technologies for data processing and research.

  • Training of students in science and research.

  • Teaching in Higher Education Institutions.

  • Direction and management of research projects in different areas of theoretical and applied sciences.

OUR

Accreditations

High-quality accreditation: Ministry of National Education (MEN) Resolution no. 21324 of November 11, 2020 (valid for six years).

APPLICANT

Profile

The applicant to study the PhD in Physics from the Industrial University of Santander must prove his or her degree as a physicist, physical engineer or in related disciplines, both in science and engineering. Likewise, he or she is a professional who possesses the required skills and a strong motivation for the study of problems whose solution is found in methods or instruments in the area of physics.

GRADUATE

Profile

The Doctor of Physics graduated from the Industrial University of Santander is an independent researcher with a solid scientific background, a broad vision of modern science, with the required capacity to communicate his knowledge and to collaborate in interdisciplinary teams. He/she is also a professional who identifies himself/herself with the contemporary circumstances and needs of the country.

During the postgraduate course, the student will acquire a rigorous academic and cultural formation, which will allow him/her to communicate with the international scientific community and reach the maturity that will allow him/her to propose and develop successful research projects.

LABOR

Field

  • Theoretical and applied research in all areas of industry that require knowledge of applied physics.
  • Leadership of research and technological development centers.
  • Updating of research groups in new technologies for data processing and research.
  • Training of students in science and research.
  • Teaching in Higher Education Institutions.
  • Direction and management of research projects in different areas of theoretical and applied sciences.

OUR

Accreditations

High-quality accreditation: Ministry of National Education (MEN) Resolution no. 21324 of November 11, 2020 (valid for six years).

Tuition Subsidies and Condobable Loans

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All about our program

Academic

Curriculum

 

Code:  00000           Credits:    5  -  Advanced Subject I


Code:  00000           Credits:    5  -  Advanced Subject II


Code:  26397           Credits:    4  -  Seminar I


 

Code:  00000           Credits:    5  -  Advanced Subject III


Code:  00000           Credits:    5  -  Advanced Subject IV


Code:  26398           Credits:    4  -  Seminar II


 

Code:  00000           Credits:    5  -  Elective I


Code:  00000           Credits:    5  -  Elective II


Code:  26399           Credits:    4  -  Seminar III


 

Code:  28729           Credits:    11  -  Research I


 

Code:  28730           Credits:    11  -  Research II


 

Code:  28731           Credits:    11  -  Research III


 

Code:  28732           Credits:    11  -  Research IV


 

Code:  28733           Credits:    11  -  Research V


Code:  28734           Credits:    11  -  Thesis


 

Advanced subjects

code:  28735           credits:    5  -  Classical Mechanics


code:  28736           credits:    5  -  Advanced Statistical Mechanics


code:  28737           credits:    5  -  Advanced Quantum Mechanics


code:  28738           credits:    5  -  Electrodynamics


 

Elective subjects

code:  28755           credits:    5  - Introduction to Particle Physics

code:  28756           credits:    5  - Quantum Field Theory I

code:  28757           credits:    5  - Quantum Field Theory II

code:  28758           credits:    5  - Introduction to the Standard Model

code:  28759           credits:    5  - Topics in Elementary Particles

code:  28760           credits:    5  - Advanced Laboratory of Optics

code:  28761           credits:    5  - Treatment in Coherent Optics

code:  28762           credits:    5  - Advanced Optical Metrology

code:  28763           credits:    5  - Treatment in Incoherent Optics

code:  28764           credits:    5  - Quantum Optics

code:  28765           credits:    5  - Optoelectronics

code:  28766           credits:    5  - Recognition of Statistical Forms

code:  28767           credits:    5  - Fourier transformation

code:  28768           credits:    5  - Signals, Systems and Fourier Transformation

code:  28769           credits:    5  - Crystal Optics

code:  28750           credits:  5  - Quantum Solid State Theory

code:  28770           credits:    5  - Optical Metrology

code:  28937           credits:    5  - Astro Particles

code:  28751           credits:    5  - Transport Phenomena

code:  28752           credits:    5  - Low Dimensionality Systems

code: 28753           credits:    5  - Optoelectronic Phenomena in Semiconductors

code:  28754           credits:    5  - Semiconductor Physics

code:  28739           credits:    5  - Interaction of Charged Particles with Surfaces

code:  28740           credits:    5  - Plasma Physics

code:  28741           credits:    5  - Theory of motion of Charged Particles in Electromagnetic Fields

code:  28742           credits:    5  - Topics in General Relativity I

code:  28743           credits:    5  - Topics in General Relativity II

code:  28744           credits:    5  - Introduction to the Theory of Relativity

code:  28745           credits:    5  - Introduction to Cosmology

code:  28746           credits:    5  - Mathematical Model Treatment

Code:  28747           credits:    5  - Green Functions in Solid State

code:  28748           credits:    5  - Solid State

code:  28749           credits:    5  - Electrical Properties of Tissues

code:  28932           credits:    5  - Data Analysis in Astrophysics

code:  28933           credits:    5  - Observational Astrophysics

code:  28934           credits:    5  - Stellar Structure and Evolution

code:  28935           credits:    5  - Extragalactic Astrophysics

code:  28936           credits:    5  - Astrophysics of Compact Objects

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

   Bucaramanga    

1st Semester

2024

* Subject to demand

Registration payment begins

Registration begins (online)

Registration payment deadline

Registration deadline (online)

Psycho-technical test

Entrance exams

Interviews

Results publication

Classes begin

 

August 24, 2023

August 24, 2023

September 18, 2023

September 20, 2023

September 25, 2023

September 29 - October 2, 2023

October 4, 2023

October 6, 2023

February 19, 2024

  
Requirements list
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 3: If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A2 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Three (3) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.
SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM
  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

# S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

# S.M.M.L.V.

Academic fees per semester # S.M.M.L.V.

The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

KEEP IN MIND

Additional Information

1st semester

2024

*Subject to demand of the program.




Bucaramanga

Registration payment begins

Aug 24, 2023

Registration begins (online)

Aug 24, 2023

Registration payment deadline

Sep 18, 2023

Registration deadline (online)

Sep 20, 2023

Psycho-technical test

Sep 25, 2023

Entrance exams

Sep 29 - Oct 2, 2023

Interviews

Oct 4, 2023

Results publication

Oct 6, 2023

Classes begin

Feb 19, 2024

Requirements list

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

  • UIS registration form duly completed and signed.
  • Resume, it has to be done in the UIS format established institutionally for this purpose, with the attachment of the certificates and copies of documents that corroborate what is described in it.
  • Photocopy of valid identity document valid in Colombia or valid passport for foreigners.
  • Recent document type photo, preferably in digital format, white background 3×4.
  • Photocopy of the diploma or Photocopy of the undergraduate degree certificate required by the program, issued by a recognized HEI in Colombia.
    • Notice 1: If the applicant has a degree from a foreign university, it must be duly apostilled and translated into Spanish if it is in a foreign language. The degrees must be validated before the Ministerio de Educación Nacional of the Republic of Colombia in case the applicant is going to study a master’s degree in the area of health, law or other area regulated by national regulations that require this administrative act.
  • Certificate of the grades obtained during undergraduate studies, with a weighted average equal to or higher than three point fifty (3.50), and those of the research or in-depth master’s degree programs completed.
    • Notice 2: In the case of UIS undergraduate alumni, it is not necessary to provide it.
  • Receipt of payment issued by the UIS treasury for the current value of the registration or receipt of consignment in the account authorized by the UIS.
  • If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
    • Notice 3: If the advisory committee so determines, proof of reading comprehension and written production in Spanish language, presenting the certificate of approval issued by the UIS School of Languages.
  • Certification of foreign language level equivalent to or higher than level A2 according to the CEFR for languages, according to standardized test or issued by the UIS Language Institute.
    • Notice 4: This certification will not be required for those applicants who are native speakers of a foreign language or who have obtained a university degree in a foreign language, according to the description of such studies in the corresponding documents.
  • Three (3) confidential letters of academic reference, in sealed envelopes, sent directly to the graduate coordination, according to the form established by the UIS.
  • Endorsement letter from a research group or center of the UIS or from a scientific institution with which there is an agreement in force, signed by the director of the same, and in which the applicant is presented to the program.

SPECIFICS REQUIREMENTS FOR THIS PROGRAM

  • AA
  • BB
  • CC
  • Notice A: All the documents listed above must have a digital version in PDF in order to complete the online registration process.
  • Notice B: All documents must be submitted physically. To hand the documents in, please go to the postgraduate office of the program in the city where you wish to take the academic program or to the offices of the entity with which the UIS has an agreement with.
  • Notice C: When physical documents are submitted, additional documents that you consider relevant for the admission must be attached.
  • Notice D: On the page “Start the registration process” the formats to fill out the requested documentation can be downloaded.

Inscription

0,25 S.M.M.L.V.

Tuition fees per semester

1 S.M.M.L.V.*

Academic fees per semester

10 S.M.M.L.V.


The university has a mechanism through which the financial obligations of a student can be partially or totally covered by a company or entity that wishes to support the student.

Also, various forms of payment have been arranged so that students can combine the available forms of payment according to their particular conditions. On the page "Start registration process" you will find the available options.

Additionally, to facilitate access to postgraduate programs, the UIS has signed various agreements with entities specialized in educational credit. These agreements seek facilities and better credit conditions for UIS students.

* Students who have the voting certificate from the last popular election process in Colombia may request a 10% discount on tuition fees.

OUR

Faculty

Fabio Duvan Lora Clavijo, professor of the School of Physics, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. D. in Physics. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Fabio Duvan Lora Clavijo

Ph.D. in Physics

The general public and the educational community are introduced to the professor of the School of Physics, Yeinzon Rodríguez García. D. in Physics. The photo was taken in the foreground, white background and the professor is located in the center.

Yeinzon Rodríguez García

Ph.D. In Physics

Rafael Angel Torres Amaris

Ph.D. in Physics

Arturo Plata Gómez

Ph.D. in engineering sciences (Optics)

Guillermo Alfonso González Villegas

Ph.D. in Applied mathematics

Ilia Davidovich Mikhailov

Ph.D. in Physics

Jaime Enrique Meneses Fonseca

Ph.D. in Engineering science

Luis Alberto Núñez de Villavicencio Martínez

Ph.D. in Science

Luis Francisco García Russi

Ph.D. in Physics

Valeriy Dugar Zhabon

Ph.D. in Physics

Yezid Torres Moreno

Ph.D. in Optics and signal processing

David Alejandro Miranda Mercado

Ph.D. in Applied Chemistry

AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

Do you want more information?

Contact Us

School of Physics

Telephone: +57 (607) 634 4000 ext. 2286

fisj@uis.edu.co

docfis@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Laboratorios Livianos building, third floor, office 325

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

School of Physics

Telephone: +57 (607) 634 4000 ext. 2286

fisj@uis.edu.co

docfis@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Laboratorios Livianos building, third floor, office 325

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do yo want more information?

Contact Us

School of Physics

Telephone: +57 (607) 634 4000 ext. 2286

fisj@uis.edu.co

docfis@uis.edu.co

UIS Central Campus

Bucaramanga, Santander

Laboratorios Livianos building, third floor, office 325

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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