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BSc Physics and Astronomy

The Bachelor programme Physics and Astronomy is taught by staff of the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy, the Institute of Physics, and the Kortweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics. 

UvA bachelor students perform their first astronomical observations on the roof
The first year astronomy practice, where students get their first experience in astronomical observation.

The majority of courses are in Dutch, while some are in English. More information can be found by following the link given below.

Part of the teaching staff is also associated with the Liberal Arts and Sciences programme of the Amsterdam University College, taught in English. 

Physics and Astronomy Bachelor (optional) subjects




Sterrenkunde 1 Prof. dr. C. Dominik 1/1
Sterrenkunde Practicum R. Sloot MSc. 1/1
Eerstejaarsproject Dr. J. Vink/R. Sloot MSc. 1/2
Moderne Sterrenkunde (honours college) Dr. A. Rowlinson 1/2
Astrofysica Prof. dr. L. Kaper 2/3
Research Practicum Prof. dr. H.B. van Linden van den Heuvel 2/3
Tweedejaarsproject Dr. A. Rowlinson 2/4
Planetary Systems Dr. J.-M. Desert 2/4
Kosmologie Prof. dr. R. Wijers 3/5
Waarneempracticum Sterrenkunde Prof. dr. R.A.D. Wijnands 3/5
Workshop Sterrenkunde Prof. dr. C. Dominik & A. de Koter 3/5
Compacte Sterren Dr. J. Vink 3/6
Bachelorproject Dr. A. Rowlinson 3/6


More information about the Physics and Astronomy Bachelor Program


Prof. A.L. (Anna) Watts

Bachelor programme coordinator