International Particle Physics Outreach Group
Participating Institutes

University of Catania - INFN


Universita' di Catania - INFN
Address Dipartimento di Fisica e Astronomia

Via Santa Sofia 64
95123 Catania
Phone +39 095 3785111 (centralino)
e-Mail Alessia Tricomi
Research and Teaching

In the Physics and Astronomy Department of the University of Catania research activities are lead in several fields: theoretical physics, heavy ion physics, high energy physics, solid state physics, astrophysics and applied physics.

Researches concerning nuclear physics and high energy physics are performed in collaboration with the Section of Catania of the INFN (Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare): the theoretical and experimental aspects of the atomic nuclei and of the fundamental interactions between elementary particles are studied. Researchers of the Department participate to experiments in the most prestigious international laboratories.

Studying physics in Catania gives large possibilities of different choices. University career is organized in three years for the first level degree, followed by two years for the second level graduation. The Ph.D. Course, of the duration of three years, gives students an education mostly research-oriented.

The Scuola Superiore di Catania, offers an excellent career for particularly deserving students.

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