Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics

The Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics is part of the Faculty of Arts and Science and the School of Graduate Studies.

The department offers both graduate and undergraduate courses and programmes in astronomy, astrophysics, stars, galaxies and cosmology.

The department, Dunlap Institute and Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics form a significant global centre for research, instrumentation and teaching.


Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics

The Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics is a nationally supported research centre for studies in theoretical astronomy and related subjects, and is hosted by the University of Toronto. CITA’s primary missions are to foster interaction within the Canadian theoretical astrophysics community and to serve as an international center of excellence for theoretical studies in astrophysics.