|Nominal duration||4 semesters (120 ECTS)|
|Tuition fee||€4,190.00 per semester|
|Application fee||€160.00 one-time
Application fee is non-refundable!
Only in the first semester when you register for the courses.
Undergraduate / Bachelor diploma (or higher)
BSc degree or equivalent in physical sciences, earth sciences or any other area of natural sciences BSc-level knowledge of key areas of mathematics, physics and information technology (IT). If BSc degree is in (or with a specialisation in) physical sciences, this knowledge is assumed; otherwise, evidence in the form of transcripts must be presented.
Preferably, BSc-level knowledge of astronomy. If BSc degree is in (or with a specialisation in) astronomy or astrophysics, this knowledge is assumed; otherwise, evidence in the form of transcripts must be presented.
Min. ECTS values expected in each knowledge area:
Mathematics/IT (min. 15 ECTS): Calculus, Linear algebra, Numerical methods, Probability theory, Mathematical statistics, Programming and IT
Physics (min. 20 ECTS): Mechanics, Waves and optics, Electromagnetism, Atomic/nuclear physics, Thermodynamics, Quantum physics
Astronomy (min. 20 ECTS): Elements of astronomy, Astrometry, Elements of astrophysics, Astronomical IT, Astronomical observing
Applicants with no such knowledge in astronomy may still be admitted but they will be compelled to attend a selected set of preparatory courses in BSc-level astronomy. This is likely to increase the full training period by 1 or 2 semesters.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents along with you when you finally go to the university.
The successful applicant must have a good command of English. Several kinds of internationally recognized certificates of English language at advanced level are accepted. In the absence of a certificate the applicant’s command of English will be assessed during the interview.
Transcript of records
Copy of the main pages of the passport needs to be valid
Copy of application fee transfer