• Summer school of the Junge AG on July 13 and 14, 2024 at the MPA Garching
    Junge AG invites to summer school
    Summer school of the Junge AG on July 13 and 14, 2024 at the MPA Garching
  • Caroline Herschel Medal awarded to Linda J. Tacconi
    Outstanding role in astronomy
    Caroline Herschel Medal awarded to Linda J. Tacconi
  • The largest ever catalogue of high-energy cosmic sources published
    First eROSITA sky-survey data release
    The largest ever catalogue of high-energy cosmic sources published
  • LOFAR ERIC: Distributed Research Infrastructure for European Astronomical Research
    Independent organization founded for LOFAR radio telescope
    LOFAR ERIC: Distributed Research Infrastructure for European Astronomical Research

AG Job Register

Find and post job advertisements and receive new job offers in the field of astronomy by e-mail.

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AG

The German Astronomical Society (Astronomische Gesellschaft, or AG for short) is the professional German national association for astronomy and astrophysics. The AG promotes activities in science and research, strengthens exchange between its members and supports the dissemination of science to the public and in education.

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How to become a member of AG

Members of the AG are professional astronomers and astrophysicists as well as astronomy enthusiasts.

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Council of German Observatories

Acting as the science policy committee of the AG, the Council of German Observatories (Rat Deutscher Sternwarten, or RDS for short) represents the joint interests of all German astronomical institutions vis-à-vis funding bodies, governments and international organisations. The RDS provides professional consultation to state institutions and other decision-makers.

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Astronomy for the public

Astronomical web portal for the public and all those interested in astronomy with information on training, research and astronomy facilities in Germany. 

Astronomie in Deutschland