Departamento en Astronomía
Se espera con el amplio campo de visión del espectrógrafo poder recoger información simultánea y en dos noches cubrir el cielo completo.
Un trabajo internacional fue el que llevaron a cabo diferentes investigadoras e investigadores del mundo para crear un universo virtual y ponerlo a disposición gratuitamente en internet.

Program Information

The PhD in Astronomy program aims to train high-level scientists, capable of developing original and independent astronomy research based on a solid conceptual background. Both the astronomical infrastructure available in the north of Chile as well as international facilities will be used to strengthen the country´s scientific development.

The graduates of this PhD in Astronomy program will have a solid background in physical and astronomical concepts, and this will allow them to understand the processes related to the formation and evolution of different kinds of objects and structures in the Universe, ranging from the formation of stars to the formation of clusters and superclusters of galaxies. Also, the PhD graduates will be autonomous and creative scientists, trained to carry out original research, which will be a real contribution to the national and international knowledge of Astronomy. The graduates will be able to work both independently and collaboratively in working groups, with a high self-critical awareness.


Admission Requirements

To apply to this program candidates must have an undergraduate and/or master's degree in Astronomy or Physics, or have an academic degree or related professional degree similar in level, content and duration. Applicants must possess a solid knowledge base in Physics and/or Astronomy, computational skills and interest and commitment to research.

Postulation Dates

Application opening date 22 de Agosto de 2022 / August 22, 2022
Application closing date 3 de Octubre de 2022 / October 3, 2022
Program Begin Marzo 2023 / March, 2023


Program Director
Dr. Facundo Ariel Gómez
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Dr. Facundo Ariel Gómez -
Accredited Program 3 years, June 2020- June 2023. (CNA-Chile)