European School of Instrumentation
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European School of Instrumentation in Particle & Astroparticle Physics
22 January - 16 March 2018, Archamps, France


The next edition of ESIPAP will be held in Archamps from January to March 2018. 

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).



Students, lecturers and guests outside ESI’s Archamps facility.

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


  • Course 1 (22 Jan. - 16 Feb.) : Physics of particle and astroparticle detectors - 4 week course

  • Course 2 (19 Feb. - 16 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




CERN organises 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.