Study Astrophysics in Germany: 11 Universities with 11 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-27-2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

Astrophysics is the field for those who are interested in the study of heavenly bodies using methods and principles of physics and chemistry. Stars, galaxies, and planets are among the objects examined, meaning students will be trained in classical and quantum mechanics, electromagnetism, statistics, and many other disciplines revolving around these subjects. If you are interested in the mysteries regarding the universe, this might be the right career path for you.

Overview

masters
11

Study Programs in English

universities
11

Universities

ranking
11

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (11 programs for EU citizens, 9 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 1,500 per semester (11 programs for EU citizens, 2 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between May 01 and September 30

Summer Semester

between May 15 and September 30

View all 11 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Astrophysics

#32Times Higher Education Ranking
LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

public University

No. of Students: approx. 51,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #48, QS World University Rankings #64
#38Times Higher Education Ranking
Technical University of Munich

public Technical University

No. of Students: approx. 47,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #50, Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #52
#83Times Higher Education Ranking
Freie Universität Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 38,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #127
#84Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Bonn

public University

No. of Students: approx. 37,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #112, QS World University Rankings #226
#89Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Tübingen

public University

No. of Students: approx. 27,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 - € 1,500 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #151-200, QS World University Rankings #168

Tuition Fees

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9
2
0
0
0

3 English Degree Programs for Astrophysics in Germany

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
54.5% local admission restriction (local NC)
54.5% no admission restriction
-9% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

63.6% directly at University
9.1% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
36.4% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for Astrophysics in Germany

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Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Minimum:

72 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

7 (2 programs )

Maximum:

95 (3 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (2 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5 (1 program )

Maximum:

7 (2 programs )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

72 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (3 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (2 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for Astrophysics in Germany

Program Features

4-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Science

Beginning

Winter intake

27.3%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

81.8%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Astrophysics

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Freie Universität Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 38,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Friedrich Schiller University Jena

public University · No. of Students: 17,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

LMU - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

public University · No. of Students: 51,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Technical University of Munich

public Technical University · No. of Students: 47,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

Technische Universität Braunschweig

public Technical University · No. of Students: 18,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

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