European School of Instrumentation
in Particle & Astroparticle Physics

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European School of Instrumentation in Particle & Astroparticle Physics


20 January - 13 March 2020, Archamps, France


The school offers an intensive programme taught by experts in the field.

Applications are welcome from 2nd year Master and PhD students as well as professionals.


ESIPAP, the European School of Instrumentation for Particle and Astroparticle Physics, was launched in 2014 at the initiative of ENIGMASS (a federative structure comprising the University of Grenoble-Alpes and four academic research facilities: LPSC, LAPP, LAPTH and LSM).


ESIPAP comprises two month-long courses which can be followed consecutively or over two years.

The school is selective : only 16 places are available.


  • Course 1 (20 Jan. - 14 Feb.) : Physics of Particle and Astroparticle Detectors - a 4 week course

  • Course 2 (17 Feb. - 13 March) : Technologies and Applications - 4 separate modules 

    • Module 1 - Detector Technologies & Electronics 

    • Module 2 - Real Time Computing & Data Handling

    • Module 3 - Mechanics & Medical Applications

    • Module 4 - Offline Computing

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CERN and LPSC Grenoble organise and hosts practical courses in the form of « lab sessions ».

Both modules are concluded by an evaluation which enables students to gain ECTS credits recognised by the European partner universities.


ESIPAP Director :

Prof Johann Collot (Université Grenoble-Alpes / ESI)


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