Netherlands, Utrecht

Theoretical Physics

when 19 August 2019 - 30 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3.5 ECTS
fee EUR 600

The Utrecht University Summer School in Theoretical Physics is an advanced undergraduate course in thermal and statistical physics, quantum mechanics and electrodynamics. During the summer school students work on research projects in small groups and give presentations about these. In addition there is a lecture series by Utrecht researchers on current topics in various fields of theoretical physics ranging from condensed matter to high-energy physics and quantum gravity.

The Institute for Theoretical Physics in Utrecht ranks among the leading institutions in the world in the field of theoretical physics. The Utrecht Summer School in Theoretical Physics offers a blend of advanced undergraduate material in thermal and statistical physics, quantum mechanics and electrodynamics. During the summer school students work on research projects in small groups and give presentations about these. In addition there is a lecture series by Utrecht researchers on current topics in various fields of theoretical physics ranging from condensed matter to high-energy physics and quantum gravity.

The course aims to refresh and deepen knowledge in core subjects of theoretical physics such as statistical physics, quantum mechanics and classical electrodynamics.

The target audience of the course are advanced bachelor students, especially those who are preparing to start a Theoretical Physics master program.

Course leader

Prof.dr. R.A. Duine, Dr. U. G├╝rsoy

Fee info

EUR 600: Course fee
EUR 350: Housing fee

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