Spring 2020 Emergent Field Theories

03Feb2020 08June2020 11:00


This Fall's Delta ITP Course Advanced Topics in Theoretical Physics aimed at advanced Master’s students, PhD and postdoctoral researchers, is built around the general theme of Emergent Field Theories.

Lectures will take place on Monday's at 11:15-13:00, followed by a study/exercise session 13:45- end. 

The location of this semester's course rotates between the three institutes. The course will be divided into three 5-week modules; for each one there are four lectures (2hrs each) and four exercise sessions (4hrs each). At the end of the module there is an exam. All exams will be graded with a pass or fail. You need to pass all three exams to receive credit for the course.

NB Registration for this course is not open yet. It will be announced in due time. 

Module 1: Erik Verlinde (UvA) TBA 

Lectures: Feb 3, 10, 17, 24

Exam: Mar 2

Module 2: Koenraad Schalm (Leiden) TBA 

Lectures: Mar 9, 16, 23, 30

Exam: Apr 6

Module 3: Hans Hansson (UU) Topology in Field Theory

Lectures: Apr 20, May 11, 18, 25

Exam: June 8

NB No lectures on Apr 13 (Easter), Apr 27 (King's day), May 4 (Remembrance Day), Jun 1 (Pentecost)

NB More information on the lectures will follow in due time

Travel Cost Reimbursement:

Students who do not have an OV-card from the Dutch government can have their travel costs reimbursed from Delta ITP.

 Please contact your local organizer (below) for details.


Dr. Lars Fritz, 
Institute for Theoretical Physics, 
Utrecht University
email: l.fritz [AT] uu.nl

Prof. Koenraad Schalm
, Instituut-Lorentz for Theoretical Physics, 
Leiden University
, email: kschalm [AT] lorentz.leidenuniv.nl

Dr. Wouter Waalewijn
, Institute for Theoretical Physics, 
University of Amsterdam
email: w.j.waalewijn [AT] uva.nl

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