International Particle Physics Outreach Group
Hands on Particle Physics Masterclasses
Participation FAQ

You are a high school student and want to participate in International Masterclasses?

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 program started in the UK see report by Roger Barlow in CERN courier 2014. The next step happened in 2005, the World Year of Physics, when the program was organised in many European countries by EPPOG (European Particle Physics Outreach Group, since 2010: IPPOG, International Particle Physics Outreach Group). International Masterclasses 2005 were the first European-wide Masterclass event. In 2006, U.S. institutes joined the program. Today, International Masterclasses are held worldwide in 52 countries. Pictures, agendas and schedules of past events can be viewed here.





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