Astrophysics and Space Science

  • Astrophysics and Space Science

    Consotium of four Univerities

MASS is a 2-years Erasmus Mundus Joint Master (EMJM) course in Astrophysics and Space Science. It is funded by the Erasmus+ program of the European Union and is jointly delivered by a Consortium of four Universities: Rome “Tor Vergata”, Belgrade, Bremen, Côte d’Azur.

A number of Third Parties, including public research institutions, National Space Agencies, small and medium enterprises and space industries contribute actively to the program.

Because of this, MASS is an intersectoral, research-oriented Master program, covering state-ofthe-art knowledge and research in six main pillars:

✔ Gravitation and Cosmology
✔ Stellar Astrophysics
✔ Exoplanets
✔ Astrophysical Techniques
✔ Astrostatistics and Big Data
✔ Space Science

Call for Applications

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Application deadline: March 3rd, 2023 at 23:59 CET

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Course contents

This research-oriented, international Master's programme covers the main areas of gravitation, cosmology, stellar astrophysics, exoplanets, astrophysical techniques, astrostatistics, big data as well as space research.

At the partner universities Tor Vergata Rome, University Nice, University Belgrade, the students deal with the theoretical aspects of modern astrophysics and conduct space-based experiments. The Master's thesis is written at a university of their choice and supervised by two supervisors from different universities. Afterwards, the students receive a joint degree and qualify for a profession in the European space industry.


  • Admission requirements:

    • First academic degree (min. 180 CP)

    • Thereof 90 CP in Physics or 65 CP in Electrical Engineering and 16 CP in Mathematics courses

    • English language skills at least level C1 (CEFR)

    • Letter of motivation 

  • Application deadline: February 28

  • Beginning of the course: Autumn 2022

  • Language of instruction: English

  • ECTS credits: 120

  • Semester dues including semester ticket

  • Standard duration: 4 semesters

  • Qualification: Erasmus Mundus Joint Master


Information and Application


More information:

  • Go to page: Università degli studi di Tor Vergata
  • Go to page: Universität Bremen
  • Go to page: Universität Côte d'Azur
  • Go to page: Universität Belgrad
  • Europäische Union