3rd Summer School and Internship Programme at CTP

16 Jul - 03 Aug 2023



Plasma Basics Course (PBC) is a summer course that introduces a series of lectures on the basics of plasma physics. This course targets the senior BSc and MSc students interested in Plasma Physics. To follow this course, you need to have the basic knowledge of the following subjects: (1) mechanics, (2) electricity, (3) magnetism, and (3) electrodynamics is preferable. The course comes in four full days distributed between 16 Jul 2023 and 03 Aug 2023. This year, the PBC will take place at the The British University in Egypt.


  • Adel Awad (Ain Shams University and CTP, BUE)
  • Mohammad AlFiky (Ain Shams University)
  • Amr El-Zant (CTP, BUE)
  • Alexey Golovnev (CTP, BUE)
  • Ahmad Hammad (IPMU, Tokyo)
  • Mahmoud Hashim (CTP, BUE)
  • ElSayed Lashin (Ain Shams University)
  • Ahmed Moursy (Cairo University)

Organizing committee

  • Adel Awad (Ain Shams University and CTP, BUE)
  • Amr El-Zant (CTP, BUE)
  • Alexey Golovnev (CTP, BUE)
  • Waleed Abdallah (Cairo University)
  • Moustafa Ashry (Cairo University)
  • Ahmed Moursy (Cairo University)


To be announced.


  • General Relativity.
  • Physical Cosmology and Galaxy Formation.
  • Quantum Field Theory and Inflationary Cosmology.
  • The Standard Model of Particle Physics.
  • Sketch of Grand Unification Theories and Supersymmetry.
  • Neutrino Physics.
  • Introduction to Quantum Information.
  • Machine Learning.
  • Statistical Methods in Astronomy.

Feedback of the students

Course schedule

Day Time Location
04.07.2022 12:00-16:00 British University in Egypt
26.07.2022 12:00-16:00 British University in Egypt
27.07.2022 09:00-16:00 British University in Egypt
28.07.2022 09:00-16:00 British University in Egypt.


  • Physics students in 3rd or 4th level.
  • Nuclear Engineering students in 3rd, 4th or 5th level.
  • MSc and PhD student in Plasma Physics or any discipline related to plasma.

Registeration fees & Scholarships

  • 400 EGP


  • 10 May 2023 Application open
  • 04 Jun 2023 Application deadline
  • 20 Jun 2023 Results
  • 16 Jul 2023 Course starts
  • 03 Aug 2023 Course end

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  3. Complete your personal data.
  4. Upload the following documents:
    • Motivation letter.
    • Transcript (online transcript is ok and not necesssary to be a hard copy).
    • University card.
  5. Submit the application before the deadline.