Number of credits
|Master in mathematics (120 ECTS)||3 crédits|
|Master in physics (120 ECTS)||2 crédits|
|Master in space sciences (120 ECTS)||2 crédits|
|Master in mathematics (60 ECTS)||3 crédits|
|Master in physics (60 ECTS)||2 crédits|
Language(s) of instruction
Organisation and examination
Teaching in the second semester
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents
Introducing Einstein field equations of general relativity and some of their physical consequences.
- Stress-energy tensor in special relativity;
- Einstein field equations;
- Spatially homogeneous and isotropic cosmological models;
- Schwarzschild geometrodynamics.
Learning outcomes of the learning unit
After completing this course, students should be able to learn by themselves and present a simple application of general relativity.
Prerequisite knowledge and skills
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)
Recommended or required readings
Lecture notes are available.
Assessment methods and criteria
In June, oral presentation of an application of the theory.
!! This course won't be given during the academic year 2017 - 2018.
Yves De Rop
Département d'astrophysique, de géophysique et d'océanographie
Allée du 6 août, 17
Bâtiment B5c, bureau -1/2
4000 - Liège
Relativité générale (2017)
Syllabus for the course SPAT0012 (in french).