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The mission of the Department of Astrophysics is to lead in research and education in astrophysics at an international level. We are dedicated to sharing discoveries with society, promoting innovation, and fostering a welcoming, respectful environment where diverse perspectives enrich our academic mission.

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The Observatory is once again opening its doors and domes for the "Lange Nacht der Forschung".

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We congratulate Tadeja Veršič on the successful defense of her dissertation on “The invisible hosts of galaxies probed with dynamics of globular...

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The Department of Astrophysics currently seeks to fill a PhD position in exoplanet atmospheres. Applications can be submitted now.

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A reason to celebrate: In April 2024, the Team Sternwarte welcomed its hundred and first member. This is the first time the number of employees at the...

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On May 10th, Alina Böcker will explain how we can compare real and simulated galaxies, and why this is important.

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The Department of Astrophysics currently offers a position as Senior Scientist. Applications can be submitted now.