Jan 19 – 30, 2015
Ecole de Physique des Houches
Europe/Zurich timezone

Facilities & Surroundings


You will be housed in single rooms with your own bathroom/toilets. Towels, shampoo,  soap, shower gel and hair-dryer are provided.

  • a library with the main scientific journals (paper version or online) and some reference books
  • three working rooms with blackboards 
  • projectors for standard slides and for transparencies 
  • a video projector 
  • a photocopying machine
  • a fax
  • Internet (wifi + hubs to connect laptops to the local network)
  • desktop computers (10 PCs + 2 Macs) and a B&W Laser Printer 
  • hubs to connect laptops to the local network 
  • a wireless network
  • 3 washing machines and 3 dryers.
  • The cafeteria has a piano, baby-foot and table tennis.


The altitude of the school is 1150 m. Temperature may range from -15 to 5°C in winter and from 5 to 25°C in summer. Sport clothes are preferable. Warm sweater(s), rain gear, good walking shoes and home shoes are necessary.  weather forecast for the next days