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Astrophysics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #70 (ARWU) Bonn, Germany
The Astrophysics programme of University of Bonn provides the qualification of a thorough research-oriented scientific education in the special field of astrophysics.
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Overview

During the Astrophysics programme of University of Bonn shall learn to tackle astrophysical problems and solve them, possibly beyond current knowledge, by means of scientific tools. In addition, courses broadening the expertise into neighbouring, related fields shall enable the students to comprehend interdisciplinary contexts. The scientific tools and cognitions shall be applied with independence, responsibility and self-criticism.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Astrophysics
  • Advanced Laboratory Course
  • Theoretical Astrophysics
  • Compulsory Astrophysics
  • Stars and Stellar Evolution
  • Cosmology

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    80

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General Requirements

  • A BSc degree (or equivalent) in Physics (or related fields) is required.
  • Statement of purpose.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Certificates / academic records and transcripts. Please be aware that in case of acceptance you will need to provide the copies of all degrees/academic records and transcripts, all certified by the respective authorities.
  • Proof of English language proficiency.
  • Furthermore, we require 2 recommendation letters.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
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  • Semester contribution: 300 EUR

Living costs for Bonn

  • 865 - 1290 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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