University of Cape Town

Dept. of Astronomy

Dept. of Physics

Dept. of Maths and Applied Maths

South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO)

The University of Cape Town, on the slopes of Devil's Peak, overlooking Table Bay.



The Vanderbilt—Cape Town Partnership

A research and student exchange program in astronomy, physics, and materials science.

Research Projects | Courses and Training | Faculty and Students
Fisk University | University of the Western Cape



Vanderbilt University

Dept. of Physics & Astronomy

Materials Science Program

SMARTS Telescopes at CTIO

About Vanderbilt

About Nashville

Vanderbilt University is located near downtown Nashville.

Faculty and Students

Primary Contacts:

  • Vanderbilt University: Keivan Stassun, Assistant Professor of Astronomy
  • University of Cape Town and SAAO: Patricia Whitelock, Visiting Professor of Astronomy (UCT) and Head of Astronomy (SAAO)

More to come...