Established in 1999, the UW Astrobiology Program (UWAB) is a leader in the fields of astrobiology education, research, and training. Our students come from diverse backgrounds – personally, professionally, and academically – and work side-by-side with faculty members, researchers, and fellow students in a highly collaborative learning community.
The Graduate Certificate in Astrobiology is available to master- and doctoral-level students enrolled in astrobiology-related disciplines. The Dual-Title PhD curriculum is available only to Doctoral students enrolled in specific doctoral programs affiliated with the UW Astrobiology Program.
Visit the resources below to learn more about the field of astrobiology and the many opportunities available within the University of Washington Astrobiology Program.
What is Astrobiology?
Overview of the ever-changing field of astrobiology. MORE >
How to Apply
Details on how to apply to the UW Astrobiology Program. MORE >
A listing of courses taught through the Astrobiology Program and a selection of astrobiology cognate courses offered in other departments/programs. MORE >