Netherlands, Utrecht

Theoretical Physics

when 20 August 2018 - 31 August 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 600

An advanced bachelor course in thermal and statistical physics, quantum mechanics and electrodynamics. Complemented with a lecture series by Utrecht University researchers on current topics in various fields of theoretical physics.

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 small research projects in 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.

Course leader

Prof.dr. R.A. Duine

Target group

Advanced bachelor students preparing for a theoretical physics master

Course aim

Refreshing and deepening the knowledge in core subjects of theoretical physics such as statistical physics, quantum mechanics and classical electrodynamics.

Credits info

3 ECTS
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 600: Course + course materials + lunch
EUR 350: Housing

Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships in the form of (partial) fee waivers for talented students from developing countries is available. Talented students from other countries can also apply. There are no travel grants available. If you seek financial support

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