International doctoral training session "Frontiers of Condensed Matter"   

An international doctoral training session entitled "Frontiers of Condensed Matter", will be held at the Ecole de Physique des Houches (France), September 18-29, 2017.


The session is organized jointly by Ecole Doctorale de Physique de Grenoble, the Casimir Research School Delft-Leiden, and the Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC) San Sebastian. It aims at offering final year Master students and junior Ph.D-students (1st/2nd year) a high-level training programme in the general area of condensed matter physics.

Deadline for applications: June 16, 2017

The session consists of lectures series on the following topics:

  • Quantum transport
  • Topological phases
  • Quantum information
  • Nanomechanics
  • Quantum thermodynamics
  • Strongly correlated systems

complemented by more specialized pedagogical seminars on timely topics, poster sessions, and discussion forums.

More detailed information can be found in the flyer: Frontiers2017.pdf (1.1 Mo). For up to date information and the application form, please visit the webpage:

For students of the participating organizations: Please contact one of the local organizers to inquire about financial support.

The Organizing Committee: S. Bergeret (San Sebastian), J. Meyer (Grenoble), T. Oosterkamp (Leiden)

J. Meyer, 2017-05-30


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