Frequently Asked Questions

Who can apply?

Applications are welcome from all applicants. Preference will be given to students in the second cycle of university studies (typically between the 3rd and 5th year of university) and priority will be given to those studying in universities located in countries members of I.FAST (see list at ).


All activities will be held in English.

How to apply?

Submit your application here.

Application deadline

The application form has to be submitted before Monday February 14th 23:59, Geneva time.

Can I apply if I am not yet in my 3rd year of University or after my 5th year of University ?

Yes. Preference will be given to students between their 3rd and 5th year, however the selection panel will look at several other factors such as motivation and interest for the topic of the challenge.

See also

What is the I.FAST CBI?

Article published in Accelerating News!

Where can I find further readings about particle accelerators’ applications?

An online course about particle accelerators.

What have particle accelerators ever done for us? Article published in Physics World.

Applications of Particle Accelerators in Europe: A report by the EuCARD-2 collaboration (also available at ). Page 56 deals with accelerators for the environment.

The white paper « Uses and application of radiation processing » describes several applications of accelerators for the environment.

The Great Transition Guide: Principles for a Transformative Education

See also this page.

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