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Astronomy

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***The courses overview for 2015/2016 mentioned below is not entirely definitive. A few courses might be adjusted, named differently, cancelled or taught at other periods. The ultimate and definitive list of available courses for 2015/2016 is only known by June 2015***

Astronomy

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Exchange Office FSE

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Astronomy

Course overview

At our Faculty (and in the Netherlands), Bachelors take 3 years and Masters 2. Therefore, 2nd and 3rd year students from Brazil can only opt for courses in the 2nd and 3rd year of our Bachelors. The 4th and 5th year students from Brazil may additionally choose courses at the Master level (both in the 1st and 2nd year).

Bachelor courses for Brazilian 2nd and 3rd year students

Master courses for Brazilian 4th and 5th year students

Please note: you will select the course modules yourself; we do not have a pre-determined program for exchange students. We suggest a maximum of three courses per period (term). Your set of chosen courses (Learning Agreement) will be reviewed by the RUG Study Advisor who will let you know whether your study programme is accepted. Yet, your total course load ultimately be decided upon by you and your course coordinator at the home institution.

Short research projects (with duration of minimum 3 and maximum 6 months) are also available, please contact the course coordinator.

Information

The Master’s degree programme in Astronomy in Groningen focusses on:

  • observational astronomy
  • theoretical astronomy
  • astronomical instrumentation and informatics

Profile

You have a solid background in Physics or Astronomy and you should preferably have finished at least two years (preferably three) of university study. At our Faculty (and in the Netherlands) , Bachelors take 3 years and Masters 2. Therefore, 2nd and 3rd year students from Brazil can only opt for courses in the 2nd and 3rd year of our Bachelors. The 4th and 5th year students from Brazil may additionally choose courses at the Master level (both in the 1st and 2nd year).

How to apply?

Scan and send the application documents to exchange.science@rug.nl

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