The full programme covers essential topics during 10 weeks from January to March.
Each course lasts 5 weeks: 4 weeks comprising more than 100 hours of lectures and tutorials, including computer sessions, and the final week given over to revision and the written examinations.
The programme includes visits to leading research laboratories and practical work at CERN and Bergoz Instrumentation
Course I. Particle Accelerator Science
(From 9 January to 10 February 2017)
Course II. Particle Accelerator Technology & Applications
(From 13 February to 17 March 2017)
Two days of practical work at CERN: RF, Vacuum, Magnets, Superconductivity
Mini-workshops on magnet design
One day of practical work at Bergoz Instrumentation
The lectures and tutorials are backed up by visits / demonstrations at:
PSI – Paul Scherrer Institute , Villigen.
Bergoz Instrumentation, Saint Genis Pouilly.