1-5 July 2019
Institute of Nuclear Physics, Krakow, Poland
Europe/Rome timezone
A five-days hands-on Geant4 course organized by Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare, Institute of Nuclear Physics PAN and Centro Siciliano di Fisica Nucleare e Struttura della Materia will be held in Krakow (Poland)  on July 1st to 5th, 2019. See flyer of the event!

Geant4 is a software toolkit, written in C ++, for simulating tracking of particles in the matter with the Monte Carlo approach. The software is developed and maintained by an international collaboration of scientists belonging to different institutions. Geant4 can be used for applications in high energy physics, astrophysics, medical physics, particle astrophysics and nuclear physics.

An introductory section will be focused on all main aspects of the C++ basic programming.
The topics of the VII International Geant4 School will cover both high energy/nuclear physics and medical applications. Lectures will cover all aspects of the Geant4 toolkit from basic installation through advanced topics. Theoretical lectures will be complemented by hands-on practical sessions, in which a Geant4-based application is progressively built.

The school is targeted at PhD students, medical physicists and young researchers working at universities or research institutes. On the last day of the School, students will have the opportunity to test their learning achievements through a written exam. The successful outcome of the test will be reported on a written certificate for those interested, to be requested on arrival, at the registration desk. A simple attendance certificate will also be available on request.

Registration is open from April 1st. The deadline for registration is June 15th. A maximum number of 50 participants will be admitted.

Registration fee. A reduced fee is foreseen for students coming from the Krakow Universities. Registration fee includes lunch and two coffee breaks every day and one social dinner on Wed July 3rd in Gray Goose (8pm).
  • 1000 PLN or 230€ (Krakow undergraduate and PhD students)
  • 1300 PLN or 300€ (others)


- IBAN: IT 98 S 02008 16926 000300037897
- BIC Swift code: UNCRITM1H12.
- Beneficiary address: Via Santa Sofia, 64 - CATANIA
- Beneficiary name: Centro Siciliano di Fisica Nucleare e di Struttura della Materia

- Beneficiary bank: UNICREDIT S.p.a. Via Torino

REASON FOR PAYMENT: "Surname Name - Participation fee for the VII International Geant4 School" (specifying your surname and name).
Please send an e-mail to pablo.cirrone@lns.infn.it and softwareschool.infnlns@gmail.com with the transfer details including the name and the institution of the participant, once the payment has been completed.

Cancellation policy
Deadline to fee refund request: June 1st, 2019
Cancellation requests received before June 1st, 2019 will be refunded at 50%. 
No refund will be given for later cancellations.
Cancellation requests MUST be submitted by email to
All other forms of request will not be taken into account.

Participants are recommended to bring their own laptop to attend the practical sessions. A virtual machine with a Linux-CentOS and a ready-to-use Geant4 installation will be provided in the next weeks, together with the installation instructions.




Institute of Nuclear Physics, Krakow, Poland
Institute of Nuclear Physics PAN Radzikowskiego 152 31-342 Kraków https://www.ifj.edu.pl/en/contact/
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