Research

Our activities are related to the study of stellar evolution, in a broad context. Three Leuven expert teams are active in the specific areas of asteroseismology, evolved low-mass stars and exoplanets.  A fourth team is involved in the development of astronomical instrumentation, both for ground-based facilities and for space science satellites.

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Education

The Institute of Astronomy is involved in two Master programmes:

The Master A&A is a 2-year full time programme covering 120 ECTS.

The Advanced Master of Space Studies is a 1-year advanced master programme organised together with Ghent University.
 

Educational Programmes

Outreach

Interested in astronomy & astrophysics but not an expert?

Take a look at our press releases and outreach activities.

 

 

 

Outreach activities

Information for

Researchers     Students     Future students     Applicants     Press     Visitors

News

Will Earth still exist 5 billion years from now? Old star offers sneak preview of the future

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Seminars

Weekly Seminars @ IvS for scientists. Each Friday at 14h.

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Events

Conferences and workshops organised by IvS.

Overview

Take a look our activities for the general public. Read popular science articles by IvS members,...

Discover

Find out about the job opportunities @ IvS

Jobs

Publications

Overview of PhD theses, papers in journals and conference proceedings.

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Projects

Overview the current and past projects @ IvS

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Software

Overview the software products of IvS

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