Kostas Kokkotas (Prof. Dr.)


Personal Data

1981 BSc in Mathematics (Thessaloniki, GR)

1985 MSc in Applied Mathematics & Astronomy (Cardiff, UK)

1988 PhD in Physics (Thessaloniki, GR)

1990 Department of Physics, University of Thessaloniki, GR

2007 Theoretical Astrophysics, University of Tübingen, DE

2010 School of Physics, Georgia Inst. Tech., USA - Adjunct Prof.

Contact Address

Theoretical Astrophysics (TAT)


Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen

Auf der Morgenstelle 10

72076 Tuebingen


Tel:  +49-7071-29-77685

Fax: +49-7071-29-5889


Secretary : Fr. Heike Fricke

Tel: +49-(0)7071-29-75468


Winder Semester 2016

  1. 1.Introduction to General Relativity

  2. 2.Numerical Methods in Physics & Astrophysics

Student hours:

Monday:      14:00 -- 15:00

Wednesday: 15:00 -- 16:00

Summer Semester 2015

  1. 3.Relativistic Astrophysics & Experimental Gravitation

Previous Semesters

  1. 4.Field Theory

  2. 5.Lectures on Experimental Gravitation

  3. 6.Relativistic Astrophysics

Research Interests
My research is related to the study of gravitational waves sources. 

My speciality is the study of dynamics and stability of neutron stars and black holes