GPT 2024

What is the International Physicists’ Tournament/German Physicists’ Tournament?

The general principles of the GPT and the IPT can be found at Videos of example solutions can be watched at And even more information on the competition can be found on the homepage of the IPT:

The winners of the GPT 2024 will represent Germany in the IPT 2024 (maybe an international preselection process applies).

Who is allowed to participate?

All students that are somehow affiliated to German universities and have not yet reached their Master degree. Teams can consist of up to 6 students. 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 (of the problem sheet of the IPT 2024). There is no registration fee.

What are the rules of the GPT 2024?

The general principles of the GPT and IPT can be found here. Some additional rules for the GPT 2024 will hold and are similar to the rules of the GPT 2023 that are given here.

What is the schedule on the way to the GPT 2024?

~August 2023: Problems for the IPT 2024 will be published (These problems will also be used in the GPT 2024)

~December 2023/January 2024: Online round of the GPT 2024

~January 2024/Febrary 2024: In-person round of the GPT 2024

~April 2024: IPT 2024

If you are interested and want to participate in the GPT 2024 or future events, please write an e-mail to