Research & Teaching
Research at the High Energy Physics group
of the Department of Physics at
the University of Crete focuses on
theoretical apects of Elementary Particle Physics, Cosmology and String
The group is a node for the European Research and
Training Network "SUPERSTRINGS".
Members of the group also participate actively in the European Research
and Training Network "ForcesUniverse".
The members of the group maintain close
ties with the Astronomy and Astrophysics group which is in
changre of the Skinakas
Observatory, as well as with the nearby Foundation of Research and
The group organizes on a biennial basis the
International School of High Energy Physics and Cosmology I.S.H.E.P.A.C.
The main teaching activities of the group involve
offering the courses of Quantum Field Theory, Elementary Particle
Physics, Gravitation and Cosmology and String Theory to undergraduate
and postgraduate students.