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    Where Physics and Summer meet

Welcome to Plasmasurf 2017!

PlasmaSurf is a summer school on plasma physics, intense lasers and nuclear fusion, tailored for BSc/MSc engineering and physics students. It is a great opportunity 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 and forefront area of physics.

PlasmaSurf can grant you 1,5 ECTS! Get to know more details in Programme.

2017 is the 5th Edition of Plasmasurf! This Year we will have a special Closing Party with all the teachers, researchers and previous students. The location for the party will be in Incrível Almadense a cultural landmark from Almada, more specifically in Cine Incrível know for its concerts.

Mark your Calendar

Deadline for Applications

15 May 2017

Notification of Acceptance

19 May 2017

Reservation Deposit

2 June 2017

Summer School

2-8 July 2017

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.