Astrophysics I 2018/2019 (5 credits)

Autumn 2018 weeks 44-03 (late October - mid-January) - 33 % - Campus

Application Deadline: 2018-04-16

Enrolment Code: UU-13013 Application

Language of Instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

Location: Uppsala

Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

Entry Requirements: 30 credits in mathematics and 40 credits in physics.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 10833

Tuition fee, total: SEK 10833

About the course:

Planetary systems - our own and others. Stellar brightnesses, colours, distances and masses. Spectral classification. The HR-diagram. The Sun. Energy production in stars. Stellar evolution. Stellar remnants. The interstellar medium. The Milky Way galaxy. Galaxies. Big Bang and the early universe.

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Department of Physics and Astronomy

Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1

Box 516, 751 20 UPPSALA

Telephone: 018-471 5952

Fax: 018-471 5999