GPT 2023:

January 14th, 2023: Online Competition as a first round (Registration is open until December 31st, 2022)

March 17th to 19th, 2023: GPT 2023 (in person in Erlangen for the successful participants of the Online Competition)

April or May 2023: IPT 2023 in France (for the winning team of the GPT 2023)

Registration is open now for the the tournament or just e-mail information. Everyone can register (participants, possible jurors, persons interested in the GPT). Deadline is December 31st, 2022. There is no registration fee. Note you can change your registration any time before the deadline. Post deadline registrations might be accepted in exceptional cases until one week before the tournament.

For more information on the GPT 2023:

Link to registration site:

Pictures of the German team at the IPT 2022 in Columbia. More pics and a report of a student can be found here.

What is the GPT?

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.