University Teaching

ICMAB researchers participate in the planning and teaching of several Degrees and Master studies of different universities.

  • Masters

    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

    MSc Advanced Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

    To provide students with advanced academic training and professional skills to develop new science and products in the areas of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.

    • Official Master (enables to continue with PhD)
    • 60 ECTS (1 year). Compulsory attendance.
    • Language: English (ECRF B2 or similar)
    • Schedule: 3 to 7 pm (mostly)
    • From bachelor’s in: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Electrical Engineering and related areas.

    Centers involved:

    • UAB Departments: Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Electrical Engineering. Biochemistry, Microbiology
    • Catalan Institut of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2).
    • Institute of Materials Science of Barcelona (ICMAB-CSIC).
    • Institute of Microelectronics of Barcelona (IMB – CNM - CSIC).
    • ALBA synchrotron.
    • Research Park at UAB.

    ICMAB researchers involved:

    • José Luis García-Muñoz: Material Characterization Techniques (Coordinator: Ignacio Ramón Mata Martínez)
    • Martí Gich: Material Characterization Techniques (Coordinator: Ignacio Ramón Mata Martínez)
    • Anna Palau: Advanced Physical Properties of Nanomaterials (Coordinator: Javier Rodríguez-Viejo)

    For more information about this MSc in Advanced Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, you can contact its cordinator, Javier Rodríguez-Viejo (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)


  • Degrees

    Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB)

    Grau en Nanociència i Nanotecnologia

    The bachelor's degree in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at the UAB offers: 

    • Interdisciplinary training: physics, chemistry, biology and mathematics.
    • Contents focused on the study of phenomena and manipulation of materials at atomic, molecular and macromolecular scale.
    • Training of professionals for the new industry and society of knowledge:
      • Communication technologies.
      • Energy production and storage.
      • Creation of new materials.
      • Nanometric scale manufacturing.
      • Development of scientific problem-solving tools.
      • Technology of foods.
      • Water and environmental technologies.
      • Improvements in security.
    • Specific training in fundamental concepts, principles, theories and techniques related to nanoscience and nanotechnology.
      • Synthesise and characterise materials at nanometric scale and study its properties.
      • Manipulate tools and materials in testing laboratories with the aim of studying phenomena at nanometric scale.
      • Interpret data obtained through experimental measures.
    • Specialisations: Physics and Chemistry of Nanosystems and Bionanotechnology.

    ICMAB researchers involved:

    • Jordi Faraudo: Simulació de Sistemes Nanomètrics (Coordinator: Miguel Pruneda)
    • Josep Fontcuberta: Nanomaterials Avançats (Coordinator: Jordi Hernando)
    • Anna Roig: Nanotecnologia en Biomedicina (In-vivo medical imaging techniques) (Coordinator: Júlia Lorenzo)

    For more information about the Bachelor’s Degree in Nanotechnology visit its website.

  • Postgraduate Courses

    Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC)

    Electric vehicles and other propulsion technologies


    • Analyse the electric and hybrid (combined electric and traditional internal combustion engines) propulsion systems and technologies.
    • Study the types and configurations of hybrids according to vehicle type.
    • Improve energy storage systems and their internal power management.
    • Learn the technical principles of the electric motors currently in use along with their charging systems and their energy storage systems.
    • Development of the way the energy distribution network is managed and designed to ensure proper recharging of these vehicles in urban areas.

    Who is it for?

    • Professionals working in the automotive industry either directly for the automaker or auxiliary companies.
    • Industrial Engineers.
    • Employees at testing laboratories.
    • Professionals from public organisations linked to the technology sector.

    ICMAB researchers involved:

    • Rosa Palacín: Fundamentos y técnicas básicas de baterías and Diseño y aplicación de baterías en vehículo eléctrico (Coordinator: David Gallegos)

    For more information about this Postgraduate Course on Electric Vehicles and Other Propulsion Technologies, please visit its website


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