Tensors, curvature of spacetime, geodesics, Einstein's field equations, the Schwarzschild solution, physics near a large mass, black holes, gravitational waves, elementary cosmology.
Application and eligibility
General Relativity, 7.5 hp
Autumn Term 2018
Lectures begin on week starting 5 November 2018
Lectures end during the week of 14 January 2019
Type of studies
90 credits including Analytical Mechanics and Electrodynamics or equivalent. Swedish for basic eligibility for higher education programmes and English A/5. Requirements for Swedish only apply if the course is held in Swedish.
Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.
Application deadline was
16 April 2018.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.