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Welcome to PlasmaSurf 2016!

Oeiras, Portugal, 10-15 July

PlasmaSurf is a summer school on plasma physics, intense lasers and nuclear fusion, taylored for BSc/MSc engineering and physics students. It is a great oportunity to get an insight into these topics with a view to a future career, or to complement your curricular training by broadening your knowledge in an exciting area of physics.

This year, for the first time, PlasmaSurf can grant you 1,5 ECTS! Get to know more details in Programme.

The PlasmaSurf event is simply an ideal place to meet outstanding and brilliant minds of these times

Matúš CvengrošCzech Technical University

No other summer school is likely to offer such a programme, and certainly not in a rich and historical city like Lisbon

Helena KaufmannImperial College

They managed to motivate us to pursue a career in plasma or fusion research and get involved in solving these problems

Melanie RödelTechnische Universität Dresden

One of the main goals of the course is to promote a lively interaction between the students and lecturers during the breaks, visits and lunchtime. In addition to lectures and laboratory visits there will be plenty of outdoor activities - including surfing!

PlasmaSurf is organized by Instituto de Plasmas e Fusão Nuclear, a research unit of Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon.