Great! You want to participate in International Masterclasses!
Here you have the chance to have all your curious questions answered about the
masterclass event, your participation and the past year's events. But first, let's get all
your unanswered questions out of the way.
- What age are the masterclasses
Typically the masterclasses are aimed at high school
students. The ages vary between 15 years and 19 years.
Do I need particle physics knowledge beforehand?
No, all you need for the exercises, you will learn during the day.
- Where are they in 2013 nearby?
For more details on all participating institutes, see My Country. Some institutes publish a local agenda, which can be found here. The schedule for 2013 is here.
How do I apply?
Contact the participating institute closest to you.
- Is there a participation fee?
No, participation in Masterclasses is free of charge.
- Have there been
Particle Physics Masterclasses before?
Yes, in 1997 the UK masterclasses
have started. Meanwhile they have been
carried out in more European
counties. In the World Year of Physics 2005 International
Masterclasses, organized by EPPOG (European Particle Physics Outreach Group, since 2010: IPPOG, International Particle Physics Outreach Group) were the first European-wide
masterclass event. Pictures, agendas
and schedules of past events can be viewed
- How to register?
participating students travel locally to the
nearest institute taking part in the
masterclasses program. Detailed conditions
how to register can be found on the
local registration links of the
participating institutes. (Links from other
institutes will follow)