Condensed Matter Summer School 2015

By PhD students, for PhD students – 1st Condensed Matter Summer School

The first “Condensed Matter Summer School” – a summer school organized by PhD students for PhD students - will take place from July 27 to July 29 in Prague (Czech Republic) in the Dorint Hotel “Don Giovanni”.

The "Condensed Matter Summer School" aims to establish itself as a yearly event, focusing on the research subjects of each group.
This year’s topic is "Magnetism at the Nanoscale". For this, we have acquired speakers from IFW Dresden, TU Dresden and also from external institutions. After some introductory lectures the talks will focus on subjects like spintronics, molecular magnets, spin liquids, skyrmions etc.

Confirmed speakers:

Bernd Büchner (Leibniz IFW Dresden)
Joseph Dufouleur (Leibniz IFW Dresden)
Jens Kortus (TU Bergakademie Freiberg)
Maxim Mostovoy (University of Groningen, Netherlands)
Christian Pfleiderer (TU Munich)
Frank Pollmann (Max-Planck-Institut PKS Dresden)
Stephan Rachel (TU Dresden)
Jeroen van den Brink (Leibniz IFW Dresden)
Matthias Vojta (TU Dresden)
Sabine Wurmehl (Leibniz IFW Dresden)

Preliminary Program:

07:00-09:30 Arrival09:00 Lectures09:00 Lectures
10:00 Lectures12:30 Lunch12:30 Lunch
13:00 Lunch14:00 Lectures14:00 Lectures
14:00 Lectures16:00 Guided city Tour16:00 Departure
19:00 Dinnerca. 19:30 Dinner

The detailed program can be found HERE

For more information please feel free to contact the organizers at any time (subject “Condensed Matter Summer School 2015”):

Christine Faust c.faust(at)
Stephan Fuchs s.fuchs(at)
Alexander Lau a.lau(at)
Eric Müller eric.mueller(at)

Professor Bernd Büchner b.buechner(at)
Professor Jeroen van den Brink j.van.den.brink(at)