Teaching nanoscience across scientific and geographical borders-A European Master programme in nanoscience and nanotechnology
Paper i proceeding, 2008

Within the Erasmus Mundus Master (EMM) Programme, five European Universities (KU Leuven, Belgium, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, Delft University of Technology and Leiden University, the Netherlands, and the University of Dresden, Germany) have joined forces to offer a unique master programme in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, EMM-nano, at the cutting edge of state-of-the-art research. The students design and build their individual area of specialisation within nanophysics, nanotechnology, biophysics, biotechnology through their choice of trajectory between the partners. We discuss some of the challenges related to the crossdisciplinary nature of the field, educational activities in cleanrooms, and issues related to the integration of teaching programmes across the borders within Europe.


A. Chesneau

Technische Universität Dresden

G. Groeseneken

KU Leuven

P. Heremans

KU Leuven

D. Rep

TU Delft

Per Rudquist

Chalmers, Mikroteknologi och nanovetenskap

P. Schwille

Technische Universität Dresden

B. Sluijter

Universiteit Leiden

Kavli Institute of Nanoscience Delft

Göran Wendin

Chalmers, Teknisk fysik, Elektronikmaterial

Journal of Physics: Conference Series

17426588 (ISSN) 17426596 (eISSN)

Vol. 100 Part 3 032002

17th International Vacuum Congress, IVC 2007, 13th International Conference on Surface Science, ICSS 2007 and International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology, ICN+T 2007
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