The Extraterrestrial physics group has been in existence as an independent department at the Kiel University since 1962. The department belongs to the Institute for Experimental and Applied Physics (IEAP) Institute f. Extraterrestrial Physics and offers a complete spectrum of courses..

Further extraterrestrical physics courses and more can be found on the university's service UnivIS.


Actual situation concerning education during  CoVid19-homework time:

Generell physics lectures list via OLAT Uni Kiel CAU:


Liste der Lehrveranstaltungen:


MNF-phys-406: Physics of Matter II: Nuclei and Particles

mondays 08:15 - 09:45, and wednesdays, 08:15 - 09:00 a.m.

Lectures starting 04/06/2020, 08:15 a.m. via a web based solution. Further information will be given this week.


The following other lectures are also going to take place via webtool.

060593 MNF-phys-507/1192: Wahlfach Physik/Wahlfach Physik für Lehramtsstudierende - Extraterrestrische Physik II

V/UE; 2 SWS; Fr, 8:15 - 9:45, LS11 - R.109

060588 MNF-phys-507/1192: Übungen zu Extraterrestrische Physik II

UE; 2 SWS; Di, 14:15 - 15:45, LS11 - R.108


These two lectures can be found digitally on OLAT: Please use this location to sign-in. A briefing and introduction will take place via and is scheduled for thursday, 07th of april, at 2:15 p.m. Please install this software (zoom). The exact zoom adress is being sent to you by email on tuesday at around 2 p.m.



Research internship

If you are interested in working with us, please do not hesitate to contact Mr Wimmer-Schweingruber or Mr Heber via email.

Instructions on how to write an internship report are here. The LaTeX source code of these instructions is available and can be used as a template for your own research report. Please also download the corresponding literature file.

Scripts and materials

Materials for Prof. Wimmer-Schweingruber's lectures can be found here.