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Gravitation and Cosmology

Master's level | 7.5 credits | Course code: FIM450

The course is not given as a stand-alone course this academic year, but can be included in the program/course package. For information contact the department.

About the Course

The course provides a detailed explanation of the mathematical methods used, in particular tensor calculus, and relies on a set of logical steps leading from the observations behind the equivalence principle all the way to Einstein's equations. The course discusses several different experimental tests of the theory and ends with applications to cosmology.

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Tuition Fee

Please contact the department.
EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

Majken Lundqvist,, 031-786 9143


Department of Physics
41296 Göteborg

Visiting address: Origovägen 6 B

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