Phd in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Science

3 years
Free Access
Via della Ricerca Scientifica, 1 00133 Roma

This PhD is a joint research program between the University of Rome “La Sapienza” and the University of Rome Tor Vergata, with the collaboration of the National Institute of Astrophysics (INAF). At the end of the program, PhD students will obtain a joint degree of the two Universities.
The aim of the Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Science Ph.D. Program is the formation of a young researcher at a highly competitive international level.
The PhD program covers most of the topics of modern Astrophysics and Space Science of:

  • Galactic and Extragalactic Astrophysics,
  • Gravitation and Cosmology,
  • Solar and Stellar Physics,
  • Space Sciences,

in both their theoretical and observational aspects.

Research Topics of the Phd Joint Program:

  • Astronomical tecniques on Earth and in Space
  • Celestial Mechanics
  • Classical and Relativistic Gravitation
  • Dynamics of Dense Stellar systems and Supercomputing
  • Galaxies and clusters of galaxies
  • High Energy Astrophysics
  • Neutrino Astrophyics
  • Observational and Theoretical Cosmology
  • Planetology and Exoplanets
  • Quasars and Active Galactic Nuclei
  • Solar System Physics
  • Star Formation and Evolution

Coordinator: Prof. Paolo De Bernardis 

Vice-Coordinator: Prof Nicola Vittorio

Secretariat:

  • Dr. Fernanda Lupinacci 

  • Dr. Giordano Amicucci

Board of Faculty of the Phd in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Science

Angela Bazzano, Francesco Berrilli, Guseppe Bono, Hervé Bourdin, Paolo de Bernardis, Dario Del Moro, Viviana Fafone, Valeria Ferrari, Alexis Finoguenov, Emanuele Giallongo, Stuart Jeffries, Luigi Mancini, Silvia Masi, Lucio Mayer, Pasquale Mazzotta, Alessandro Melchiorri, David Merrit, Dante Minniti, Paolo Pani, Enzo Pascale, Francesco Piacentini, Giuseppe Piccioni, Piero Rapagnani, Raffaella Schneider, Francesco Tombesi, Nicola Vittorio, Manuela Zoccali

Extended Board of Faculty of the Phd in Astronomy, Astrophysics and Space Science

Amedeo Balbi, Elia Battistelli, Roberto Capuzzo Dolcetta, Fabio Curti, Oscar Straniero, Marco De Petris, Roberto Maoli, Marco Merafina, Fausto Vagnetti, Laura Pentericci, Fabrizio Fiore, Alessandro Mura, Francesca Panessa, Marina Migliaccio