Center for Astronomy Heidelberg

The Centre for Astronomy of Heidelberg University (ZAH) is the largest university astronomy group within Germany. With more than 100 scientists, one third are master/diploma and PhD students. The broad spectrum of scientific activity ranges from research in planet formation and galaxy evolution to cosmology including the development and building of astrophysical instrumentation. The interdependence of the different fields is reflected in the research profile as well as in the projects and cooperations.