Lund Observatory offers a Master's programme in astrophysics for
students who already have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in
physics or astronomy. We offer a wide selection of courses within
our different research areas. Our research covers a wide range of
topics in observational and theoretical astrophysics, including
exoplanet formation and dynamics, stellar and laboratory
spectroscopy, black hole binaries, and the formation and evolution
of galaxies including our own Milky Way.
You can read more about research work on our
The Master's programme is equivalent to two years of full time work
(120 ECTS), out of which one year (60 ECTS) consists of courses and the other half (60 ECTS)
consists of a research project carried
out at the department. The first semester is entirely devoted to
coursework, in order to give you a solid foundation of knowledge to
use in your project work, while the remaining three semesters are
split between working on your research project and taking
You can download a brochure summarizing the programme here.
If you are new in Lund we have collected some useful information, such
as how to find housing here.