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.



PhD position (3 years, starting date 1.1.2018)

in the context of the CTA hardware development of the IAAT


Tag der offenen Tür am 4. November 2017


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PhD Position

Transition Probabilities of Trans-iron Elements