With a Bachelor degree, a student may attend a Master’s programme, lasting four semesters.
The first two semesters, labelled M1, are specific to each University or “Grande école”. To view the programme, consult the web site that matches your teaching site.

The M2 “PLATO” is a second-year track of the “Physics” thematics of University Paris-Saclay. The courses are taught on various sites of the campus Paris-Saclay located at 20 kms on South-West of Paris. Easy transportation is available by RER B train from Paris downtown toward Saint-Remy-Lès-Chevreuse station. Stations to stop on this line are : Massy-Palaiseau, Lozère and Orsay, depending on the exact location of the course.

The two semesters which compose the M2 year are each credited with 30 ECTS for a total of 60 ECTS. They are organized as follows:

Month Activity ECTS credits
Mid-September Students’ gathering
2 days in Cadarache + 1 day in Bordeaux
+ 1 day in Cadarache/Bordeaux/Paris to attend the oral defence of the internship by the previous class of students just completing their curriculum
to mid-February
on campus of University of Paris-Saclay
to mid-March
Teaching near the large facilities
Students’ gathering according to their personal choice:Tokamaks : Cadarache

Lasers : Bordeaux

Accelerators : Geneva

to end of August
Research training 21
Mid-September Oral defence completing the internship
of the students of the graduating year