Distance Education in Physics - FiPS
(Früheinstieg ins Physik-Studium, early entrance in physics study)

Additional information on the project at the Department of Physics, University of Technology Kaiserslautern, Germany, 1999-2002

1. FiPS at work

The technical pre-course (= Vorkurs, in German) can be accessed at:

The discussion forum (in German, elder version as of described in Am. J. Dist. Ed. 2009 now replaced by another tool) can be accessed at:

The media server (description of material in German) can be accessed at:

The syllabus of the courses (together with annotations of practical work, multimedia materials etc.; in German, extractions from the PhD thesis of D. Roth 2001)

The text books related to the courses are based on W. Demtröder, Experimentalphysik 1 and 2, Springer (in German, front matter and content only).

 The study guides (in German) are available at


2. FiPS documents (from the project, selected material)

compilation by B. Eckert 2010 - last update June 2012 -