How to Apply

Applications must include:

Undergraduate Physics or Engineering diploma/certificate
If you don't have your diploma or certificate yet, a document showing that you are registered and you have completed the 140 ECTS needed to apply should be enough (ex. track of records from your university online system). Summary of achievements on the degree
You should describe your main achievements throughout your degrees: bachelor, master and so on. Be short and clear and don't forget your developed projects. Motivation letter
Maximum one page, specifying your interest in Plasma Physics, Intense Lasers or Nuclear Fusion. Be sure to be inspired and motivated!

It is mandatory to have at least 140 ECTS acquired previously to the course.

Applications should be sent by e-mail before the 31th of May to

Make sure to include the documents described above, and your personal information: full name, nationality, date of birth, address, university, degree and complete ECTS

You will be notified at the end of the following week, on June 3rd.

The official language of PlasmaSurf is English. The applicant must provide a translation (not necessarily official) for any documents not written in English/Portuguese. A maximum of 30 participants will be selected based on the evaluation of these elements.

The summer school fee is 385€. This fee will cover the accommodation costs (6 nights, from Sunday to the following Saturday), breakfast and working days lunch, mid-afternoon snack & dinner as well as complementary and social activities.

The first 20 students to registered can apply for a lodging grant leading to a fee reduction from 385€ to 165€. This award will only be granted if no other source of funding is made available to the participant. After notification, all participants are kindly requested to pay an initial value of 165€, not refundable. Late registration and non-funded students shall paid the remaining costs (220€) upon arrival.

Those enrolled on the complementary internship program will have only lodging included, no meals and transportation are due during the second week.

In order to avoid inconvenience from non-euro countries, we also accept a flight ticket receipt to Lisbon, instead of the initial payment. In this case, the participant must pay the full or reduce fee upon arrival at desk.

Mark your Calendar

Deadline for Applications

31 May 2023

Notification of Acceptance

9 June 2023

Reservation Deposit

14 June 2023

Summer School

16-21 July 2023

Summer School Support

The accommodation cost (6 nights, from Sunday to the following Saturday), breakfast and working days lunch, mid-afternoon snack & dinner as well as complementary activities will be covered by the fee. We expect the participants to arrive during the morning of sunday 10th, and to leave during the morning of saturday 16th. For extra stay please contact the hostel's desk.

Please note that no funds are available for travel expenses except for local activities. The activities will take place in several regional locations so participants will need to move accordingly.

Worldwide students are strongly encourage to participate. A quota is available for non-European participants.

Please bring your laptop for after-lunch tutorials.

FuseNet Support

You can apply in the FuseNet web site for a given subvention for travel and allowances according to the FuseNet terms and conditions.