Students of both Dutch and non-Dutch universities can do a master project at ASTRON under the supervision of our staff.

No projects are advertised at the moment. Students are always welcome to enquire about the possibility of doing a master at ASTRON by sending an email to ASTRON researchers or to

Master students

Current master students are:

  • Timo Halbesma, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor M. Wise
  • Kriek van der Meulen, Amsterdam - ASTRON supervisor A. Rowlinson

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This week is #Pride Week. A more #diverse workforce fuels creativity, compassion, understanding, and the feeling of kinship and inclusion. At ASTRON we highly value diversity and make constant efforts to increase the diversity of our workforce.

Op 7 en 14 augustus staan we voor het @DrentsMuseum, dat de #Nebraschijf, een van de oudste sterrenkaarten ter wereld tentoonstelt. ASTRON-onderzoeker @AndreOffringa geeft binnen een lezing en wij doen voor het museum wat leuke proefjes. Hopelijk tot dan!

A great discovery, in which our own @shivibhandari was involved!

The Indian #GMRT joined forces with the #EVN, among which ASTRON’s Westerbork telescope. The combined efforts of the telescopes synthesized a radio telescope with #baselines no less than ~6,000 km length, and a resolution of 3-10 milliarcseconds!
#VLBI #radioastronomy #baseline