Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Astronomy Courses

Introduction to Astronomy & Astrophysics I (WPAstro.1)

Level of Studies: BSc

Offered during: Winter Term

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Groups

Workload: 2 SWS

Duties: usually every week 90 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); correction of exercises; maybe weekly tutor meetings to discuss exercises; participation in exam and repeat-exam (supervision and correction). Details will be defined by lecturer.

Demand: about 7 tutors

Language: German

Introduction to Astronomy & Astrophysics II (WPAstro.2)

Level of Studies: BSc

Offered during: Summer Term

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Groups

Workload: 2 SWS

Duties: usually every week 90 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); correction of exercises; maybe weekly tutor meetings to discuss exercises; participation in exam and repeat-exam (supervision and correction). Details will be defined by lecturer.

Demand: about 5 tutors

Language: German

Introduction to Astronomy & Astrophysics (MVAstro0) (block/compact)

Level of Studies: MSc

Offered as 3-weeks block during Sep/Oct

Offered as compact course, i.e. Part I block course in Oct. and Part II during semester in Oct./Nov.

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Groups

Workload: 2 SWS

Duties: usually daily/weekly (depending on block/compact format) 90 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); correction of exercises; participation in exam (supervision and correction). Details will be defined by lecturer.

Demand: about 1 tutor

Language: English

Observational techniques (Block) (MVAstro1)

Level of Studies: MSc

Offered during: Winter Term in Feb/Mar as 2 weeks block course

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Groups

Workload: 1 SWS

Duties: usually daily 45 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); maybe correction of exercises; participation in exam (supervision and correction). Details will be defined by lecturer.

Demand: about 2 tutors, tutorial will likely be filled through students of lecturers group

Language: English

Stellar Astrophysics (MVAstro2)

Level of Studies: MSc

Offered during Summer Term

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Groups

Workload: 2 SWS

Duties: 14x90 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); 14 tutor meetings to discuss exercises (not mandantory but praticipation recommended); participation in exam and repeat-exam (supervison and correction)

Demand: about 1-2 tutors

Language: English

Stellar Astrophysics (MVAstro2) (Block)

Level of Studies: MSc

Offered as 2 weeks block course in non-lecture period of Summer Term or Winter Term

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Group

Workload: 1 SWS

Duties: usually daily 45 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); maybe correction of exercises; participation in exam (supervision and correction). Details will be defined by lecturer.

Demand: about 1 tutor

Language: English

Remark: will only be offered every third or fourth semester term

Galactic and Extragalactic Astronomy (MVAstro 3)

Level of Studies: MSc

Offered during Summer Term

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Groups

Workload: 1 SWS

Duties: 14x45 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); 14 tutor meetings to discuss exercises (not mandantory but praticipation recommended); participation in exam and repeat-exam (supervison and correction)

Demand: about 2 tutors

Language: English

Galactic and Extragalactic Astronomy (MVAstro 3) (Block)

Level of Studies: MSc

Offered as 2 weeks block course in non-lecture period of Winter Term

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Group

Workload: 1 SWS

Duties: usually daily 45 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); maybe correction of exercises; participation in exam (supervision and correction). Details will be defined by lecturer.

Demand: about 1 tutor

Language: English

Cosmology (Block) (MVAstro4)

Level of Studies: MSc

Offered during: Summer Term in Aug/Sep as 2 weeks block course

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Group

Workload: 1 SWS

Duties: usually daily 45 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); maybe correction of exercises; participation in exam (supervision and correction). Details will be defined by lecturer.

Demand: about 1 tutor

Language: English

Theoretical Astrophysics (MKTP2)

Level of Studies: MSc

Offered during Winter Term

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Groups

Workload: 2 SWS

Duties: usually every week 90 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); correction of exercises; maybe weekly tutor meetings to discuss exercises; participation in exam and repeat-exam (supervision and correction). Details will be defined by lecturer.

Demand: about 4 tutors

Language: English

Cosmology (MKTP5)

Level of Studies: MSc

Offered during Winter Term

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Groups

Workload: 2 SWS

Duties: usually every week 90 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); correction of exercises; maybe weekly tutor meetings to discuss exercises; participation in exam and repeat-exam (supervision and correction). Details will be defined by lecturer.

Demand: about 5 tutors

Language: English

Astronomical Techniques (MKEP5)

Level of Studies: MSc

Offered during Summer Term

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Groups

Workload: 2 SWS

Duties: usually every week 90 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); correction of exercises; maybe weekly tutor meetings to discuss exercises; participation in exam and repeat-exam (supervision and correction). Details will be defined by lecturer.

Demand: about 2-3 tutors

Language: English

Introduction to Computational Physics (MKWR2)

Level of Studies: BSc, MSc

Offered during Summer Term

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Groups

Workload: 3 SWS

Duties: usually every week 3x45 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); correction of exercises; maybe weekly tutor meetings to discuss exercises. Details will be defined by lecturer.

Demand: about 4 tutors

Language: English

Astrophysics Lab Course

Level of Studies: BSc, MSc, PhD

2-weeks block course offered during Winter Term (usually two weeks in Feb/Mar) and Summer Term (usually first two weeks of Oct)

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Groups/Experiments

Workload: 2 SWS

Duties: two weeks block course during end of winter term/start of summer term

Demand: about 3-4 tutors

Language: German, English

Further information: Details about AstroLab at LSW Homepage

Astrophysics Lab Course: Observations night assistant

Level of Studies: BSc, MSc, PhD

Offered in conjunction with Astrophysics Lab Course

Teaching obligation: Practical assistance at the 70cm telescope of the LSW Observatory

Workload: 3 SWS (during one semester term)

Duties: evening observations at the telescope with small groups of participants in the Astrophysics Lab I/II.

Demand: 1 tutor assistant

Language: German, English (in case of non german speaking students)

Python: programming for Scientists

Level of Studies: BSc, MSc

Offered as block course in Winter Term and Summer Term in Feb/Mar/Apr and Aug/Sep/Oct

Teaching obligation: Tutor for exercise groups

Workload: 1 SWS

Duties: One week block course, daily from 9-17 o'clock, correction of exercises

Demand: up to 6 tutors

Language: German, English

Fundamentals of Simulation Methods (MVComp1)

Level of Studies: MSc

Offered during Winter Term

Teaching obligation: Tutor for Exercise Groups

Workload: 2 SWS

Duties: usually every week 90 Minutes tutorial (about 20 students); correction of exercises; maybe weekly tutor meetings to discuss exercises; participation in exam and repeat-exam (supervision and correction). Prior knowledge in a programming language and experience with plotting software is obligatory. Details will be defined by lecturer.

Demand: about 3 tutors

Language: English

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