Cosmology 2020/2021 (10 credits)

Autumn 2020, 67 %, Campus

Start date: 31 August 2020

End date: 25 October 2020

Application Deadline: 15 April 2020

Enrolment Code: UU-13006 Application

Language of Instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

Location: Uppsala

Selection: Higher education credits in science and engineering (maximum 240 credits)

Entry Requirements: 120 credits including 30 credits in mathematics and 60 credits in physics.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 24167

Tuition fee, total: SEK 24167

Please note: Self studies in case of few participants.

About the course:

Cosmology is about the origin of the universe and its development. The course discusses relativity, the Big Bang and the inflationary model. Further the course contains thermodynamics and the nucleosynthesis of the early universe, how structures are formed and grow as well as the formation of galaxies. Black holes, dark matter and dark energy is also discussed.

More information


Department of Physics and Astronomy

Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1

Box 516, 751 20 UPPSALA

Telephone: 018-471 5952

Fax: 018-471 5999

Study counsellor


Telephone: +46 18 471 35 21