International Masterclasses 2023

with the Pierre Auger Observatory


The masterclasses with the Pierre Auger Observatory in the IMC2023 will be held on three different days. Please choose the most suitable date according to your location and the timezone for the video conferences:

The registration is open for a maximum of 5 institutes per session, and the order of registry is made in a first-come-first-served basis.


In order to proceed with the registration of your institution, please send an email to with the preferred date, institution, contact email and the expected number of participants.

Participating Institutions

Date Institution Location Moderators
March 18, 2023 Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa, Portugal TBA
Institute of Space Science Bucharest, Romania
Universidade da Madeira Funchal, Portugal
March 24, 2023 University Of Minho Braga, Portugal TBA
Czech Technical University and Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Science Prague, Czech Republic
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Sezione di Napoli Naples, Italy
Università del Salento and Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Sezione di Lecce Lecce, Italy
Silesian University - Institute of Physics Opava, Czech Republic
March 28, 2023   TBA
April 04, 2023 Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Laboratori Nazionali del Gran Sasso L’Aquila, Italy TBA
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Catania Division and Department of Physics and Astronomy "E. Majorana" Catania, Italy
Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare - Sezione di Milano Milano, Italy
University of Constantine Constantine, Algeria

Activity Planning

The Masterclass suggested timetable (CET for european sessions, EDT for american sessions):

10:00 – 10:15 Registration and welcome
10:15 – 10:30 Introduction
10:30 – 11:45 Particle and astroparticle physics
11:45 – 12:15 Coffee break
12:15 – 13:00 Experiments in astroparticle physics
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 16:00 Data analysis
16:00 – 17:00 Video conference with the Pierre Auger Observatory*
17:00 – 17:15 Farewell

*) The video conference will be obligatorily at this time.

All the documentation and materials needed for the realization of the activity will be made available in the Downloads Tab of this webpage.