PhD - Astronomy and Astrophysics - University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mathematics

PhD - Astronomy and Astrophysics

- The studies last 3 years and have the extent of 180 ECTS 
- This Study Program became active since the 2015/16. school year

1st Year


1st Semester
  Course name No. of hours ECTS
1. A course 1  from optional block
 4+6  9
2. A course 2 from optional block  4+6  9
3. Preparation of Doctoral Dissertation  0+0  12
2nd Semester
  Course name No. of hours ECTS
1. A course 3 from optional block  4+6  9
2. A course 4 from optional block  4+6  9
3. Preparation of Doctoral Dissertation  0+0  12
Total  40  60


2nd Year


3rd Semester
  Course name No. of hours ECTS
1. A course 5 from optional block  4+6  9
2. A course 6 from optional block  4+6  9
3. Preparation of Doctoral Dissertation  0+0  12
4th Semester
  Course name No. of hours ECTS
1. Special Course 1  4+6  9
2. A course 7 from optional block  4+6  9
3. Preparation of Doctoral Dissertation  0+0  12
Total  40  60


3rd Year


5th Semester
  Course name No. of hours ECTS
1. Scientific Paper 1  0+20  4
2. Preparation of Doctoral Dissertation  0+0  26
6th Semester
  Course name No. of hours ECTS
1. Scientific Paper  2  0+20  4
2. Preparation of Doctoral Dissertation  0+0  26
Total  40  60



Optional block - AAF3
  Course name No. of hours ECTS
1. Special Methods for Data Reduction 4+6 9
2. Magnetohydrodynamics 4+6 9
3. Solar Physics 4+6 9
4. Stellar Atmospheres 4+6 9
5. Stellar Physics 4+6 9
6. Astronomical Spectroscopy 4+6 9
7. Selected Topics in Radio Astronomy 4+6 9
8. Selected Chapters of Extragalactic Astronomy 4+6 9
9. Active Galactic Nuclei 4+6 9
10. General theory of relativity and the cosmological models 4+6 9
11. Application of Super-computers in Astronomy 4+6 9
12. Physics of Interstellar Medium 4+6 9
13. Evolution of Supernova Remnants 4+6 9
14. Numerical Methods in Radiative Transfer 4+6 9
15. Close Binary Systems 4+6 9
16. Dynamical Astronomy 4+6 9
17. Selected Topics in Astronomy 4+6 9
18. Differential Geometry 4+6 9
19. Analytical Mechanics 4+6 9
20. Satellite Astro Geodesy 4+6 9
21. Star Catalogs and Fundamental Astronomical Constants 4+6 9
22. The Rotation of the Earth 4+6 9
23. Galactic Astronomy 4+6 9
24. Modern Instruments and Methods in Astronomy 4+6 9
25. Analytical Methods of Celestial Mechanics 4+6 9
26. Numerical Methods of Celestial Mechanics 4+6 9
27. Theory of Motion of Artificial Earth Satellites 4+6 9
28. Visual Double and Multiple Stars 4+6 9
29. Astrochemistry 4+6 9
30. Origin and Evolution of Planetary Systems 4+6 9
31. Quantum Field Theory 4+6 9
32. Special Techniques of Astrophysical Observations 4+6 9
33. Special Course - Astronomy 4+6 9
34. Classical Cosmology 4+6 9
35. Selected Chapters of Modern Cosmology 4+6 9
36. Theory of Gravity 1 4+6 9