KU Leuven

Faculty of Science

Astronomy and Astrophysics



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Astronomy and Astrophysics

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Fuelled by technological developments, the field of astronomy is currently gaining importance worldwide. New generations of instruments, situated on the earth's surface and in space, enable astronomers to study the origin, structure, and evolution of planets, stars, star systems, and the universe. Over the coming decades, astronomy will undoubtedly play a prominent role in international basic research. The Master of Astronomy and Astrophysics programme offers a wide range of courses on the subfields of astronomy and on its research methodology. Special attention will be devoted to the analysis and astrophysical interpretation of data, as well as to technological aspects of international astronomical research. This is an initial programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis.


120 ECTS

International Student Requirements:

Direct access: - Bachelor of Physics or Bachelor of Science, minor Physics. Applicants who are non-native speakers of English must provide evidence of English language proficiency.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: No

International Financial Aid: No

# of Credits Required: 120 ECTS

Out State Tuition (per year): 890 EUR

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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