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The Master's Degree programme in Astrophysics and Cosmology provides a solid knowledge in astrophysics and space physics, for employability in the field of scientific research both in Italy and abroad.

Unique in the Italian landscape, Bologna offers the possibility to study astronomy in the main national astrophysical hub, where the Department of Physics and Astronomy works in close synergy with the Astrophysics and Space Science Observatory (OAS) and with the Istituto di Radioastronomia (IRA), both part of the Italian National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF).

Build your own future. This is what you can do with this degree.

5 reasons to enrol on the degree programme

Carry out the thesis in highly qualified national and international institutes

Gain a double-side education combining an in-depth understanding of the physics of celestial bodies with the most recent progresses in astrophysics

The course structure diagram involves the use of laboratories in advanced astrophysical research institutes

Gain a whole view of the Universe in all observation bands

Acquire deep knowledge of the physical processes governing the formation and evolution of the Universe and broad skills in data science

The course in numbers

  • 62% International students and students not residing in the region

  • 42% Graduates aligned to the exam schedule

  • 4% Graduates with experience abroad

  • 96% Graduates satisfied with their studies

  • 36% Graduates who are working

  • 36% Graduates who are not working but are studying or not looking for work

  • 28% Graduates who are not working but looking for work

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