International Masterclasses 2024

with the Pierre Auger Observatory


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.

The registration will be open until December 8th. Registration after this date is still possible, depending on available vacancies


The masterclasses with the Pierre Auger Observatory in the IMC2024 will be held on the days below. 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.

Participating Institutions

Date Institution Location Moderators
March 01, 2024 Kenyatta University Nairobi, Kenya
March 08, 2024 Czech Technical University and Institute of Physics, Czech Academy of Science Prague, Czech Republic
University Of Minho Braga, Portugal
March 12, 2024 Accel Kitchen, Waseda Research Institute for Science and Engineering Japan
March 16, 2024 Instituto Superior Técnico Lisboa, Potugal
Universidade da Madeira Funchal, Portugal
Institute of Space Science Bucharest, Romania
Universidade de Coimbra Coimbra, Portugal
Universidade de Évora Évora, Portugal
March 19, 2024 University of Debrecen Debrecen, Hungary
El Houria High School Constantine, Algeria
Università del Salento, INFN Lecce Lecce, Italy
Department of Physics and Astronomy "E. Majorana", INFN Catania Catania, Italy
March 22, 2024  

Activity Planning

November/December Registration by the participating institutions
January Invitations to schools and students
February Preparatory meetings for organization
March Masterclass events

The Masterclass suggested timetable:
(UTC+1 for european/africa sessions, UTC+9 for oceania/asia sessions, UTC-4 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 are available in the Downloads Tab of this webpage.

International Physics Masterclasses

More information for institutions about the organization of masterclasses may be found at the IMC webpage:

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