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Nanotechnology education involves a multidisciplinary natural science education with courses such as physics, chemistry, mathematics and molecular biology. It is being offered by many  universities around the world. The first program involving nanotechnology was offered by the University of Toronto's Engineering Science program, where nanotechnology could be taken as an option.
Here is a partial list of universities offering nanotechnology education, and the degrees offered (
Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and/or Ph.D in Nanotechnology).
A list of the master's programs is kept by the UK-based Institute of Nanotechnology in their Nano, Enabling, and Advanced Technologies (NEAT) Post-graduate Course Directory.
Chalmers.se, Frontiers Joint Curriculum - masters's
EMM-NANO.org, Erasmus Mundus Master Nanoscience and Nanotechnology - master's Master-Nanotech.com, International Master in Nanotechnology - international master's
University of Aalborg - bachelor's, master's, Ph.D
University of Aarhus - bachelor's, master's, Ph.D
University of Copenhagen - bachelor's, master's, Ph.D
Technical University of Denmark - bachelor's, master's, Ph.D University of Southern Denmark - bachelor's, master's, Ph.D
Université Lille Nord de France & École Centrale de Lille, CARNOT Institut d'électronique de microélectronique et de nanotechnologie (Lille) - master's in microelectronics, nanotechnologies and telecom, doctorate (Ph.D in microelectronics, nanotechnologies, acoustics and telecommunications)
University of Grenoble & Grenoble Institute of Technology, CARNOT CEA-Leti: Laboratoire d'électronique des technologies de l'information (LETI) o Minatec (Grenoble) - master's, doctorate
University of Bordeaux, CARNOT Materials and systems Institute of Bordeaux (MIB) (Bordeaux) - master's, doctorate
Université de Bourgogne, CARNOT Institut FEMTO-ST (Besançon) - Nanotechnologies et Nanobiosciences - master's, doctorate
École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Étienne, Centre de micro-électronique de Provence (Gardanne) - master's, doctorate
Paris-Sud 11 University, Institut d'électronique fondamentale (Orsay) - master's, doctorate
Paris-Pierre and Marie Curie University, Institut des nano-sciences (Paris) - master's, doctorate
University of Toulouse, Institut de nano-technologies (Toulouse) - master's, doctorate
University of Technology of Troyes - Nanotechnology (and Optics) - master's, doctorate University of Lyon & École Centrale de Lyon, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1 a two-year nanotechnology M.Sc program
Bangor University - master's
University of Birmingham - Ph.D 
University of Cambridge - master's, Ph.D
Cranfield University - master's, Ph.D (Certificate/Degree Programs) 
Heriot-Watt University - bachelor's, master's
Lancaster University - master's
Imperial College London - master's
University College London - master's
University of Leeds - bachelor's, master's
University of Liverpool - master's
University of Manchester- Ph.D
University of Nottingham - master's
University of Oxford - Postgraduate Certificate 
University of Sheffield - master's, Ph.D
University of Surrey - master's
University of Sussex - bachelor's
University of Swansea- B.Eng, M.Eng, M.Sc, M.Res, M.Phil and Ph.D
University of Ulster - master's  University of York- bachelor's, master's
Virginia Tech B.S. in Nanoscience
College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering - B.S., M.S., Ph.D in Nanoscale Science, Nanoscale Engineering
Institute of Nanoscience and Engineering at University of Arkansas, Fayetteville - M.S./Ph.D Several departments in Science and Engineering have excellent research in Nanotechnology
Rochester Institute of Technology B.S., M.S. Microelectronic Engineering, Ph.D Microsystems Engineering
 at University of Tulsa - B.S. with a specialization in nanotechnology
 at University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL - B.S. in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology track in Liberal Studies
 at Johns Hopkins University - M.S. in Materials Science and Engineering with Nanotechnology Option
Radiological Technologies University- M.S. in Nanomedicine and dual MS in Nanomedicine and Medical Physics
University of North Carolina at Greensboro and NC A&T State University Joint School of Nanoscience & Nanoengineering - M.S. and Ph.D in Nanoscience and Nanoengineering 
Arizona State University - Professional Science master's (PSM) in Nanoscience 
Northern Illinois University - Certificate in Nanotechnology
University of North Carolina at Charlotte - Ph.D
Forsyth Technical Community College - Associate of Science
Louisiana Tech University - B.S. Nanosystems Engineering, M.S. Molecular Sciences & Nanotechnology, Ph.D (Micro/Nanotechnology and Micro/Nanoelectronics Emphasis)
University at Albany, The State University of New York - B.S. Nanoscale Science, B.S. Nanoscale Engineering, master's and Ph.D
Hudson Valley Community College - associate degree, Electrical Technology: Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology
Dakota County Technical College - associate degree
Chippewa Valley Technical College - associate degree
Richland College - associate degree
University of Central Florida - B.S. Nanoscience and Nanotechnology track in Liberal Studies
University of California, Riverside - M.S. in Nanotechnology Engineering
University of California, San Diego - B.S. Nanoengineering, M.S. Nanoengineering
North Dakota State College of Science - associate degree
University of Oklahoma Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics - Nanotechnology
Oklahoma State University-Okmulgee Institute of Technology - Associate of Technology
Penn State University - Minor in Nanotechnology, M.S. Nanotechnology
University of Washington- Ph.D in Nanotechnology 
Virginia Commonwealth University - Ph.D in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 
Portland State University - undergraduate/graduate course in support of a Ph.D program in Applied Physics 
George Mason University (Virginia) - Graduate certificate 
Danville Community College - A.A.S. in Nanotechnology 
Rice University - Public Outreach, K to 12 Summer Programs, Undergraduate and Graduate Programs/Degrees, Integrated Physics & Chemistry - Nanotechnology Experience for Teachers Program, Research Experience for Undergraduates Program 
Stevens Institute of Technology - Five departments in engineering and science offer Master of Science, Master of Engineering, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees with Nanotechnology concentration 
Cinano.com, International Association of Nano and California Institute of Nano, (CNCP) Certified Nano and Clean technology Professional-Nanotechnology Experience for Engineers
University of Maryland, College Park - Minor in Nanoscale Science and Technology NanoCenter.umd.edu
University of Nevada, Reno - Minor in Nanotechnology 
University of Wisconsin - Stout - B.S. in Nanotechnology and Nanoscience
University of Wisconsin - Platteville - Minor in Microsystems & Nanotechnology
University of Pennsylvania- Master of Science in Engineering (M.S.E.) , Undergraduate Minor , Graduate Certificate  in Nanotechnology.
Boston University - Minor in Nanotechnology Engineering. 
Nano Institute of Utah - Nanomedicine and Nanobiosensors. [nano.Utah.edu]
Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana - Associate of Science in Nanotechnology. 
University of Pittsburgh - Bachelor in Engineering Science - Nanoengineering. Wayne State University - Nanoengineering Certificate Program - .
New South Wales
VIT University, Vellore, Center for Nanotechnology Research, - [M.Tech Nanotechnology] Srinivas Institute of Technology, Mangaluru, Karnataka [Affiliated to VTU, Belagavi, Approved by AICTE] - B.E. Nano Technology
Desh Bhagat School of Engineering, Mandi Gobindgarh, Punjab
Desh Bhagat University - B.Tech & M.Tech with Nanotechnology
Tezpur Central University, Napam, Tezpur (M.Sc & Ph.D in nanoscience and technology)
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
IITs - B.Tech & M.Tech with Nanotechnology
Delhi Technological University (formerly DCE), Delhi - M.Tech
Central University of Jharkhand - Integrated M.Tech Nanotechnology
Jamia Millia Islamia (a central university by an act of parliament), New Delhi - M.Tech (Nanotechnology) & Ph.D
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology - M.Tech (Material Science and Nanotechnology, 2-year regular programme), Ph.D, Equipments: AFM, STM, HWCVD, TCVD
Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh B.Tech, M.Sc, M.Sc + M.Tech, M.Tech
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana - M.Sc (Nanoscience & Technology) M.Tech (Nanotechnology) & Ph.D (Nano Science & Technology) www.jntuh.ac.in
Sam Higginbottom Institute of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences - Postgraduate diploma in nanotechnology. 
Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University College of Engineering Sultanpur, B.Tech in (Mechanical and NanoTechnology) Engineering.
, University of Madras, National Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Chennai - M.Tech, M.Sc and Ph.D in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, DEHRADUN-Uttarakhand, B.Tech - Material Science specialization in Nanotechnology
Nanobeach, Delhi - Advanced Nanotechnology Programs
SASTRA University, Thanjavur Tamil Nadu -M.Tech integrated in medical nanotechnology
Nano Science and Technology Consortium, Delhi - Nanotechnology Programs
Vels university, Chennai - M.Sc nanoscience
Bhagwant University, ajmer Rajasthan - B.Tech - Nanotechnology engineering
Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, M.Sc Materials Science (Nanotechnology)
National Institute of Technology Calicut - M.Tech and Ph.D
SRM University, Kattankulathur - B.Tech, M.S. (coursework, research), M.Tech and Ph.D
Noorul Islam College of Engineering, Kumarakovil - M.Tech Nanotechnology
Karunya University, Coimbatore - master's and Ph.D
Anna University Chennai
Andhra University, Visakhapatnam - M.Sc., M.Tech
Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi - M.Sc, M.Tech
Bharathiar University, Coimbatore - M.Sc Nanoscience and Technology (Based on Physics or Chemistry or Biotechnology), M.Phil and Ph.D
Osmania University, Hyderabad - M.Sc., M.Tech
Anna University Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu - M.Tech (Nanoscience and Technology)
Centre For Converging Technologies, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur - M.Tech (Nanotechnology And Nanomaterials)
The Global Open University Nagaland, Nagaland - M.Sc
KSR College of Technology, Tiruchengode - M.Tech NanoScience and Technology
Mepco-Schlenk Engineering College, Sivakasi - M.Tech Nanoscience and Technology
Sarah Tucker college for Women (Affiliated with MS University, Tirunelveli) B.Sc Nanoscience
Karunya University, Coimbatore-114 - Integrated M.Sc Nanoscience & Nanotechnology and M.Tech with Nanotechnology
http://www.anu.ac.in Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur - Integrated M.Sc Nanotechnology
Indian Institute of Nano Science & Technology Bangalore
Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University  Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab
Anna University, Coimbatore Mount Carmel College, Autonomous, Bangalore - M.Sc in Nanoscience and Technology (2-year course)
AICTE New Delhi has added B.Tech & M.Tech Nanotechnology courses in the list of approved courses in the academic year 2011 - 2012
North Maharashtra University JALGAON M.Tech in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Department of Environmental Microbiology,
Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central University, Lucknow. M.Sc in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, Amity University, Noida [bachelor's and master's in Nanotechnology]
School of Nanoscience and Technology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur-416004, Maharashtra State, India (B.Sc-M.Sc 5-year integrated Course) Department of Nanotechnology offers two year M.Sc. course in Nanotechnology, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad-431004, Maharashtra State, India.
University of the Punjab, Lahore, Centre of Excellence in Solid State Physics, M.S./Ph.D Program in Nanotechnology
Preston Institute Of Nanoscience And Technology (PINSAT), Islamabad, B.S. Nanoscience and Technology
University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Introductory Short Courses
Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad, master's degree research projects
Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS), Islamabad, National Centre for Nanotechnology
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Islamabad, Center for Micro and Nano Devices
National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad, M.S. and Ph.D Nanoscience & Engineering
National Institute of Bio Genetic Engineering (NIGBE), Faisalabad, Research Projects
Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute of Engineering & Technology (GIKI), TOPI, KPK, master's/Ph.D degree program
Baha-ud-din Zakaria University, Multan
Government College University (GCU), Lahore
University of Sind, Karachi
Peshawar University, Peshawar International Islamic University Islamabad Bachelor & Master of Science in Nanotechnology
Singapore National University of Singapore - B.Eng in Engineering Science with Nanoscience & Nanotechnology options, master's and Ph.D in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Specialization
Tohoku University - bachelor's, master's, Ph.D
Nagoya University - bachelor's, master's, Ph.D
Kyushu University - master's, Ph.D
Keio University - master's
University of Tokyo - master's, Ph.D
Tokyo Institute of Technology - master's, Ph.D
Kyoto University - master's, Ph.D
Waseda University - Ph.D
Osaka University - master's, Ph.D
University of Tsukuba -master's, Ph.D University of Electro-Communications - master's, Ph.D on Micro-Electronic 
Nanotechnology in Schools
In recent years, there has been a growing interest in introducing nanoscience and nanotechnology in grade schools, especially at the
high school level.
In the United States, although very few high schools officially offer a two-semester course in nanotechnology, "nano" concepts are bootstrapped and taught during traditional science classes using a number of educational resources and hands-on activities developed by dedicated non-profit organizations, such as:
National Science Teacher Association, which has published a number of textbooks for nanotechnology in K-12 education, including a teacher's guide and an activity manual for hands-on experiences.
Nano-Link, a notable program of the Dakota County Technical College, which has developed a variety of nanotech-related hands-on activities supported by toolkits to teach concepts in nanotechnology throughout direct lab experience.
Omni Nano, which is developing comprehensive educational resources specifically designed to support a two-semester high school course, both online and in classrooms. Omni Nano also discusses issues in nanotechnology education on its dedicated blog.
Nano4Me, which has a good amount of resources for K-12 education, although their program is intended for higher education. Their K-12 resources include introductory level modules and activities, interactive multimedia, and a collection of experiments and hands-on activities. Nanoscale Informal Science Education Network (NISE), which has a website of educational products designed to engage the public in nano science, engineering, and technology. NISE also organizes Nano Days, a nationwide festival of educational programs about nanoscale science and engineering and its potential impact on the future.
in2nano is a high school outreach program aiming to increase scientific literacy and prepare students for the sweeping changes of nanotechnology.
Nanotechnology education outside of school
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