Welcome to the Sections Astronomy and High Energy Astrophysics

On this website we will inform about our research in the areas of UV and Optical Astronomy as well as X-Ray, Gamma and High Energy Astrophysics, which is strongly correlated with the development and building of instruments for ground- and space-based observatories.


Further you will find information about our course offerings for students and trial courses for pupils.



Girls' Day 2017

Das IAAT beteiligt sich am Girls' Day (27.4.2017 von 12 bis 16 Uhr).


Open Position: Research Assistant (Akademischer Rat auf Zeit)

The initial appointment will be for 3 years starting April 1st, which can be extended for a second 3 years term.


Ein neuer Supernova-Überrest am TeV-Gammahimmel

Mit Hilfe der H.E.S.S.-Teleskope wurde ein neuer Supernovaüberrest in unserer Galaxie gefunden.


Postdoctoral Position

The Institute for Astronomy & Astrophysics offers a postdoctoral position in the area of observational stellar astrophysics within a new research group led by B. Stelzer.