GPT 2023:

January 14th, 2023: Online Competition as a first round

March 18th and 19th, 2023: GPT 2023 (in person in Erlangen for the successful participants of the Online Competition)

April 23rd to 29th, 2023: IPT 2023 in France (for the winning team of the GPT 2023)

Registration is closed. However, if you are interested and want to participate in future events or just want to be a guest at this year’s GPT, please write an e-mail to

For more information on the GPT 2023:

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.