The International School On Strings And Fundamental Physics
PhD students and postdocs for a two-week event to Hamburg, Germany.
The school is organized by the University of Hamburg
with funding from PIER – Partnership for Innovation, Education and Research of the Hamburg University and DESY
the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
, the Excellence Cluster 'Connecting Particles with the Cosmos'
Internationally well known scientists will give lectures on modern topics in
string theory. The first week will cover basics of string theory, while the
second week will focus on advanced topics. Several social events are planned.
Everybody worldwide, working in the field of string theory, is invited to apply for
participation. There is no registration fee.
is available for applicants from selected
regions, among them but not restricted to Africa, South America, parts of Asia and parts of Eastern Europe.
The aim is to give excellent people who cannot get
funding from their
home institute the possibility to participate in an international event,
and to encourage worldwide contacts and collaborations within the
The funding will cover any travel costs, accommodation, board and social events.
Some participants will have the opportunity to give a brief (5 min) presentation on their
research. If participants would like to take the
opportunity to visit other universities and institutes in Europe before or after the school,
we will be happy to assist in establishing contacts with local scientists.