Degree programmes

Bachelor's degree

Stockholm University's bachelor program in astronomy is given by the Department of Astronomy in collaboration with the Physics Department. The program gives you a good basic education in physics and astronomy, and permission to study at advanced level, including master's program in astronomy. The program is three years and lead's to a bachelor's degree in astronomy. This programme is only taught in Swedish.

Master's degree

The Department of Astronomy's new Master's programme gives you a well-rounded and broad education in astronomy but also a number of options to specialize in an area of astronomy of your own choice. The two-year programme leads to a Master of Science degree in Astronomy. A bachelor of science degree in physics (or equivalent) is required to enter the programme. The Master's programme is given in English.


Student office

Gorica Nikolic
Office: B4:1001
Open: usually Mon-Fri 10.00-11.30, 13.00-15.00 
Tel: 08 5537 8650
Fax: 08 5537 8464



Student advisor
Magnus Axelsson
Phone: 08-5537 8534, Wednesdays 13:30-15:00 


Director of undergraduate studies
Garrelt Mellema

Deputy director of undergraduate studies
Magnus Näslund

Director of graduate studies
Jesper Sollerman
Phone: 08-5537 8554

Comprehensive schedule spring 2018

The comprehensive schedule ("blockschema") provides an overview of the schedules for all bachelor and master level courses during the spring term of 2018. It was last updated on 14 March 2018.

Comprehensive schedule autumn 2017

This overview shows how the courses are being given with respect to each other.