The 5th Azarquiel School of Astronomy

Second Announcement

We are honored to welcome you at the 5th Azarquiel School of Astronomy which will start on Monday morning November 15th, 2021. Please check the updated program on our website. (Be aware that the time is given in Universal Time.) We will be using Zoom Software for the 5-day event. Public talks will be streamed on YouTube via iaügözlemevi.
In order to increase the interaction among students, LOC, SOC and Lecturers; we have provided social time breaks in the timetable and a Slack Workspace as azarquiel2021. Participants can join the Slack workspace using the link emailed by the LOC. If you haven’t received an email including the links, please contact LOC via

First Announcement

Following a series of four summer schools, we are pleased to announce The 5th Azarquiel School of Astronomy between 15-19 November 2021 as an international online school. It will be devoted to promote cultural exchange, bridging the gap between the East and the West and to promote advanced-level teaching in Astronomy, motivating future research activities. Special attention will be given to the historical contribution of Arabs to Astronomy and Science. 

Renowned experts with international reputation in their field of research will teach, during one week, several courses related with observational and theoretical astrophysics. Main topics include observational astronomy, stellar physics, galactic astronomy, chemical evolution, extragalactic astronomy and cosmology. Some of the open-conferences will be related to the history of science. 

Physics and Astronomy students/graduates are invited to apply for the school. The number of participants will be limited to 100 students. Applicants must hold a BS degree in astronomy, physics or relevant subjects. Students will be selected according to geographical attendance, gender balance and curriculum. Participants are encouraged to present talks for the afternoon sessions. 

There is no registration fee, but advanced registration is required. Applicants must send a CV after submitting their registration form.

Topics to be held:
Observational astronomy, Nucleosynthesis and Mixing Processes in Stars, Stars as astroparticle laboratories, Extragalactic Astronomy, Cosmology, Machine Learning Applications in Astronomy, History of Science and many more.

Registration is now open

We look forward to seeing you online. 

The 5th Azarquiel School is sponsored by İstanbul Aydın University, İstanbul, Turkey and Turkish Astronomical Society (TAD).