Welcome to the Department of Physics and Astronomy! Our department provides comprehensive and rigorous instruction, as well as research facilities and guidance in selected specialties for advanced individual scholarly work.
All of the department's courses and advanced laboratories are taught by faculty members. Faculty members also supervise associated laboratories taught by graduate students. Enrollment in courses beyond the elementary level is typically 15 to 20 students; there is ample opportunity for individual work. Special introductory courses are offered for students majoring in physics and astronomy and for others with a special interest in these subjects.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
203 Van Allen Hall
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242-1479