Language of instruction:
The course will be taught in English, if needed
All qualified applicants will be admitted.
30 credits in mathematics and 60 credits in physics, Astrophysics I or the equivalent.
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:
Tuition fee, total:
Self studies in the case of few participants.
About the course
The course will give an introduction to the modern ground- and space-based telescopes. Astronomical coordinate systems. Observational methods including direct imaging, photometry, spectroscopy and interferometry. Different telescope/instrumentation/detector configurations. Observational experiments, calibrations and data reductions, both on a theoretical level and experimentally with the Westerlund Telescope at the Ångström Laboratory in Uppsala, Sweden.