From particles to the Cosmos

IFAE conducts experimental and theoretical research at the frontiers of fundamental physics.

Particle Physics

Pushing the frontiers of knowledge by making precise measurements in the ATLAS experiment at the LHC.

ATLAS Detector

High Energy Astrophysics

Addressing open questions through gamma-ray observations from the most energetic phenomena in the universe.

The MAGIC Telescopes

Observational Cosmology

Shedding light on the nature of the mysterious dark energy, responsible for the current accelerated expansion of the universe.

Neutrino Physics

Understanding the fundamental phenomena that produced the observed asymmetry between matter and antimatter in the universe.

Gravitational Waves

The beginning of a new era in the exploration of the universe.

Aerial view of Virgo

Medical Imaging

Using our expertise with sophisticated radiation detectors to develop advanced medical imaging devices.


Quantum Computing Technologies

Achieving an advantage over conventional computers to solve optimization problems which are ubiquitous in society.


New Member

New Member in the GW group

November 9, 2022

Monica Seglar-Arroyo is a new postdoc at the GW group with a Juan de la Cierva junior contract.

New Projects

Two IFAE projects selected in the «Prueba de Concepto» 2022 call

November 9, 2022

Two IFAE projects were selected for funding in the “Prueba de Concepto 2022” call.

New Member

New Member in the Cosmology group

November 2, 2022

Hui Kong has joined the Observational Cosmology Group as a postdoc researcher.

New Member

New Member in the KTT Unit

November 2, 2022

Rodrigo Ortega has joined the KTT Unit at IFAE as a Technician.

New Member

New Member in the Theory group

November 2, 2022

Alejandro Miranda. has joined the Theory Division as a postdoctoral researcher.

New Projects

Aurelio Juste elected Chair of the ATLAS Publication Committee

October 26, 2022

At the 103rd Collaboration Board meeting, held on 14 October 2022, Aurelio Juste was elected as the next Deputy Chair of the Publications Committee (PubComm) for one year, starting on 1 March 2023, and becoming the Chair for the following year, starting on 1 March 2024.

MastercosmosBCN Poster



Postgraduate Program in High Energy Physics, Astrophysics & Cosmology

MastercosmosBCN Poster



Full-time one-year programme with highly flexible and personalised hands-on research training in a multidisciplinary research environment.