Are you interested in exploring fascinating phenomena? Do you want to do your own investigations on open questions from physics? Do you enjoy discussing your ideas?

The German Physicists’ Tournament GPT is a German-wide physics competition on exactly such problems.


Choose one of the stunning problems and have fun with planning and performing your experiments. Do your own research and discuss in a team.


Get in touch with physics students from all over Germany!

Fight Together!

Present your solutions to other teams. Show that you understood the problem best and point out weaknesses in your opponents’ solution.


Perform best as reporter, opponent, and reviewer. Or be in the best German physics team that wins the German Physicists’ Tournament. In preselection GPTs, the German participants of the IPT are determined.

GPT 2022

There will be another GPT as a qualification tournament for the IPT 2022. The dates are not yet fixed, but it is likely that this GPT 2022 will take place between December 2021 and March 2022. The problems of the IPT 2022 will be used. These problems will be published on the IPT website (probably in summer 2021).

If you are interested to participate in one of the future GPT and want to receive more information, just contact us: .

Teams of three to six students are welcome to participate. Single students can also take part and will be assigned to a team by us. To participate, it is sufficient to work on and prepare ideas for one problem per team member. There is no registration fee.

Principles of the GPT:

If you are at a university that is part of the GPT network, you can also contact the respective local representatives: