Welcome TO NASSP

The National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme (NASSP) is a multi-institutional initiative, funded by DSI-NRF to train South African students in Astrophysics and Space Science at Honours and Master’s levels and to provide a pipeline to PhD studies in these and related research areas. The programme has been running since 2003 and is hosted at 3 ‘nodes’: the University of Cape Town, the University of KwaZulu-Natal and North West University. Since the start of the programme more than 300 students have graduated with Honours degrees and more than 140 have graduated with Master’s degrees. MISSION To empower South African and other African students to meaningfully participate in knowledge creation through the production of internationally recognised knowledge in astrophysics and space...

NASSP is the gateway to worldclass facilities

On behalf of the NASSP consortium you are invited to apply for the NASSP Honours and Masters programmes in Astrophysics and Space Science.