ABOUT THE PROGRAMME
AstroMundus is an international Master Course in Astronomy and Astrophysics that has been selected by the European Commission as an Erasmus Mundus Masters Course within the second edition of the Erasmus Mundus programme 2009-2013. AstroMundus is currently co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme. The Master course is jointly offered by
- the Institute of Astro- and Particle Physics, University of Innsbruck, Austria
- the Department of Astronomy, University of Padova, Italy
- the Astrophysics section of the Department of Physics, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Italy
- the Institute for Astrophysics, Department of Astronomy, University of Göttingen, Germany
- the Department of Astronomy, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Belgrade, Serbia
- Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Gran Sasso Science Institute (INFN-GSSI), Italy
- Istituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (INAF), Italy
- Astronomical Observatory of Belgrade (AOB), Serbia
- Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research (MPS), Göttingen, Germany
The programme has a duration of 2 years (120 ECTS credits), is developed within a consortium of 5 Universities in 4 different countries (Austria, Italy, Germany, and Serbia), and is conducted in the English Language. A wide variety of expertise covered by our international partnership ensures an excellent educational level in all branches of Astrophysics.
Invited to apply are top-ranked students that either hold a Bachelor's Degree or an equivalent certified period of studies of at least 3 years, corresponding to 180 credits in the European Credit Transfer System, in Physics, Astronomy, Astrophysics, Mathematics or closely related fields. A certified good knowledge of the English language is required.
The selected students carry out their studies in at least 2 and up to 4 of the AstroMundus Consortium Universities and will be finally awarded a Joint Master Degree, complemented with a Diploma Supplement, by all consortium Universities they visited during their studies.
Several Erasmus+ scholarships are made available by the European Commission to both non-European and European students. The selection of students is primarily based on excellence.
Further details are available in the AstroMundus brochure.
Full information about the AstroMundus programme, the application form, and detailed instructions on how to apply can be found on the web-site: http://www.astromundus.eu/.
The contact e-mail for inquiries is: firstname.lastname@example.org.