• Application Deadline
  • 2 months
Students of the Summer Student at Fermilab and Other US Laboratories course at University of Pisa  will be trained in the research groups working on the new fermilab initiatives, the mu2e, muon (g-2), nova experiments, as well as future neutrino physics experiments, or in the fermilab group which collaborates with the cms experiment at cern, or in the theory group.
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For some students the internship may take place in other us laboratories or universities. Engineering students will be trained in the fermilab accelerator division, technical division or computing division or in groups working on applied research in other us laboratories or universities. 

Each intern will be supervised by one mentor, an employee of the us laboratory. The mentor is responsible of the entire training program of the intern for the 9 weeks of permanence on the us soil. Each intern will present a written report which will be object of evaluation by a University of Pisa committee.

Aim of the Summer Student at Fermilab and Other US Laboratories course at University of Pisa:

Provide a 9-week hands-on training in a International particle physics laboratory

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 2 months
  • Credits
    6 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • fermilab accelerator division
  • technical division 
  • computing division


Master students in Physics, Applied Physics, Astronomy and Astrophysics, Material Science, Computer Science, and Engineering.


  • Dott. Simone Donati

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Be enrolled in a Master program
  • Identity Document (passport in case you are a foreign student)
    • Enrolment Form
    • Curriculum Vitae
    • FermiLab Form
    • Letter of Intent with a description of the research interests and personal motivations to participate in the program
    • One or more Letters of Recommendation by a mentor 

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
    • EU/EEA

      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 2 months.
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    Living costs for Pisa

    • 750 - 1100 EUR/month
      Living Costs

    The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


    Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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