First cycle
degree courses
Second cycle
degree courses
Single cycle
degree courses
School of Science
ASTRONOMY
Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18
If it is not your enrollment A.Y. go back to the home page

Degree course details
Degree course type Second cycle degree D.M. 270/2004
Sc1173
bring this page
with you
Degree course code SC1173
Activated in 2008/09
Year of degree course structure 2010/11
Class (Ministerial field of study code) LM-58 - Universe sciences
Degree issued
Branch Padova
Language Italian
Degree course tracks "ASTRONOMIA" [001PD]
"ASTROMUNDUS" [002PD]
Related degree courses --
Other degree courses within the same class    --

Degree programme regulations Regulations Rector's decree and regulations, issued on 29/09/2014 with RD n. 2716/2014
Annex 1 General description of educational activities
Annex 2 Study progression and proposed educational activities (course units, contact hours, credits, relevant subject areas, teaching-learning methodology, etc.)

Brief description of the degree course
Characteristics and objectives
AstroMundus is a 2-years Erasmus+: Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters Degree programme in Astronomy and Astrophysics (120 ECTS). The programme was initiated in 2009 as an Erasmus Mundus Masters Course and is now continuing within the framework of the new Erasmus+ programme of the European Union. The Masters Course is offered by a consortium of 5 partner universities in Austria, Italy, Germany, and Serbia, with the participation of 4 research institutions as associated partners in Italy, Serbia, and Germany.
The main objective of the programme is to provide top-ranked students with an excellent background in Astrophysics, to introduce them to the world of modern astrophysical research, and foster their future career in this field. At the same time, in the spirit of the Erasmus Mundus programmes, we promote cultural exchanges between non-European and European students and academics.
AstroMundus students carry out their master studies in at least 2 and up to four of these countries, in a stimulating and scientifically excellent international environment.
The official language of the course is English, but students are given the possibility to learn the languages of the host countries by attending language courses at the partner universities.
Successful students will be awarded a Joint Master Degree by all partner universities they have visited during the Master studies.In addition they will obtain a Diploma Supplement to facilitate the recognition of their degree in other universities/countries.
At the end of each 2-years cycle of the Master Programme the best master thesis of the cycle will be awarded a prize.

Occupational opportunities
The Astromundus Master in Astronomy allows to work in the field of research at university departments, astronomical observatories and international institutions as Eso, Esa, Nasa, possibly after earning the PhD title. It will also allows to work in industries that develop space activities, producing optical instruments in areas where the specific knowledge of an astronomer is particularly useful.

Admission
Admission type Open access with admission requirements
number of non-EU students resident abroad 4
        of which Chinese ("Marco Polo" Programme) 2
Minimum number of pre-enrollments on which the activation of the Course of Study depends   --
Enrollment as a part time student yes
Fees Fees for A.Y. 2017/18
Admission notice    Admission notice for A.Y. 2017/18

Admission tests and pre-selections
Updated on 20/08/2017, at 07:30
Test Submission of applications Number of
applicants
of which applied as 1st choice
"Laurea Magistrale in Astronomia" dal 30/05/2017 al 28/09/2017 10 10

Course calendar
Show course schedule 2016/17 Reg.2010 course timetable
Show examination schedule 2016/17 Reg.2010 examination schedule
Show final examination schedule 2016/17 Reg.2010 final examination schedule

Links
Website of the academic structure http://astronomia.scienze.unipd.it/2017/laurea_magistrale
Ministerial websites Universitaly
Academic reference structures School of Science
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Chair of the Degree Course Teachers' Council ENRICO MARIA CORSINI

Course units available for each Academic Year of the degree course
Please note:
Here you can find the list of the course units provided for in your study plan, in order of year.
Click on "A.Y. 2017/18 details" to see the details concerning the course unit taught in A.Y. 2017/18.
Warning: there could be changes in the next Academic Years.
Is this link not available? It means that the course unit doesn't exist in A.Y. 2017/18: it will be taught for the first time in the next Academic Years.
Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
001PD SCP7081358 ASTRONOMICAL INTERPHEROMETRY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year First
semester
ITA MAURO D'ONOFRIO
001PD SCN1032616 ASTRONOMICAL SPECTROSCOPY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG PIERO RAFANELLI
002PD SCN1035986 ASTRONOMICAL SPECTROSCOPY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG PIERO RAFANELLI
001PD SCN1032594 ASTROPHYSICS OF GALAXIES
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year First
semester
ITA ENRICO MARIA CORSINI
001PD SCN1032619 CELESTIAL MECHANICS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG STEFANO CASOTTO
002PD SCN1035988 CELESTIAL MECHANICS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG STEFANO CASOTTO
002PD SCN1035989 COSMOLOGY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Annual ENG ALBERTO FRANCESCHINI
001PD SCN1032592 FUNDAMENTAL PHYSICS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
7 1st Year Second
semester
ITA CHIARA MAURIZIO
001PD SCP6076197 FUNDAMENTALS OF ASTRONOMY AND ASTROPHYSICS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year First
semester
ITA VALERIO NASCIMBENI
002PD SCN1035990 GALAXY DYNAMICS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG ENRICO MARIA CORSINI
001PD SCP4067976 GENERAL ASTROPHYSICS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
    ITA SERGIO ORTOLANI
»   SCP4067977 GENERAL ASTROPHYSICS (MOD. A)
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Annual ITA SERGIO ORTOLANI
»   SCP4067978 GENERAL ASTROPHYSICS (MOD. B)
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Annual ITA ALESSANDRO PIZZELLA
001PD SCN1032615 GENERAL RELATIVITY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year First
semester
ITA GIUSEPPE TORMEN
001PD SC03119283 LABORATORY OF ASTROPHYSICS 1
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year First
semester
ENG ROBERTO RAGAZZONI
001PD SCN1032593 MATHEMATICAL PHYSICS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG MASSIMILIANO GUZZO
001PD SCN1032583 NUMERICAL COMPUTING AND PROGRAMMING
A.Y. 2017/18 details
7 1st Year First
semester
ITA MARCO VIANELLO
001PD SCN1032617 STELLAR POPULATIONS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG GIOVANNI CARRARO
002PD SCN1035992 STELLAR POPULATION
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG GIOVANNI CARRARO
001PD SCP4067979 THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
    ENG ALBERTO FRANCESCHINI
»   SCP4067980 THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS (MOD. A)
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Annual ENG PAOLA MARIGO
»   SCP4067981 THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS (MOD. B)
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Annual ENG ALBERTO FRANCESCHINI
002PD SCN1035993 THEORETICAL ASTROPHYSICS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 1st Year Second
semester
ENG PAOLA MARIGO
001PD SC07119871 ASTROBIOLOGY
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
001PD SCN1032610 HIGH ENERGY ASTROPHYSICS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year First
semester
ENG
001PD SCN1032614 INTERSTELLAR MEDIUM
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
001PD SC04120546 LABORATORY OF ASTROPHYSICS 2
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
001PD SCN1032625 PHYSICS OF PLANETS
A.Y. 2017/18 details
6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA
001PD SCN1032624 THEORY OF ORBITS 6 2nd Year First
semester
ITA

Final examination
Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
001PD SC46106948 FINAL EXAM
A.Y. 2017/18 details
40   Annual ITA
002PD SC34106948 FINAL EXAM
A.Y. 2017/18 details
30   Annual ENG