Global Hands-on Universe (GHOU) is a global project which links together teachers, scientists and educators from high schools, universities, research centers, and science centers all over the world. It incorporates inquiry-based methods such as problem-oriented and cross-curricular education as well as substantial contacts to scientists allowing students to participate in genuine astronomy projects. 

HOU, founded in 1992, is one of the first “Research-Education-Cooperation” (REC) worldwide.

GHOU students have discovered asteroids and supernovae from their classrooms.


This 15th conference of GHOU will focus on the following topics:

•Remote Telescope Networks for Education and Research
•Innovative Tools for Science Education
•Software and web tools
•GHOU around the world
•Galileo Teacher Training Program Workshop (GTTP)
•Astronomy and Culture
•Global Astronomy Projects and Campaigns
•Science Centers role in modern trends for Science Education
•Collaborative Education in Schools