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The XIX Training Course in the Physics of Strongly Correlated Systems will be held at the International Institute for Advanced Scientific Studies (IIASS) in Vietri sul Mare (Salerno), Italy fromĀ 5 to 16 October, 2015.

The Training Course - taking place in the enchanting Amalfi Coast - is aimed at graduate students and PostDoc researchers, and offers the fascinating possibility to meet selected experts belonging to different areas in Condensed Matter Physics. Every year the Training Courses cover hot topics of Condensed Matter Physics offering to the participants a deep overview from different prospectives (theoretical, experimental, phenomenological).This year the focus will be on The Iron Age: the Pnictide Superconductors.

Our Training Courses are not organized as usual workshops or schools where many formal lectures are delivered over a short period of time and no real contact develops among the many lecturers and the audience. Instead, since the main aim of this course is training, our TCs are organized over two weeks with only two senior researchers per week. Our main idea is to put together few seniors and a limited number of young researchers in a close environment for quite a long period of time within an informal atmosphere.

In the morning, each senior researcher delivers a lecture, whereas the afternoon sessions are devoted to training and all the efforts are set on introducing the young researchers to specific problems, on guiding them in their solution, on helping them to become more familiar with different approaches and on starting new collaborations. The participants are also encouraged to present their own activity.

Deadline for Applications: 31 July 2015

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