February 26, 2017 to March 4, 2017
Artus Hotel
Europe/Warsaw timezone

"Understanding the Origin of Matter from QCD"


Winter School of Theoretical Physics in Karpacz is a long-standing tradition at the University of Wroclaw. This year's event will be the 53rd in a continuous series that started in 1964. 

Local organizers:

  • David Blaschke
  • Krzysztof Redlich
  • Chihiro Sasaki (Chair)
  • Ludwik Turko


  • Jean-Paul Blaizot - The early stages of ultra-relativistic heavy-ion collisions
  • Wojciech Florkowski - Hydrodynamic description of ultrarelativistic heavy-ion collisions
  • Olaf Kaczmarek - Lattice QCD results on soft and hard probes of strongly interacting matter
  • Grażyna Odyniec - Ultrarelativistic heavy-ion collisions (experiment)
  • Robert Pisarski - Phase transitions and critical phenomena
  • Hugo Reinhardt - Effective approaches to low-energy QCD
  • Shigehiro Yasui - Heavy flavours and exotic hadrons
  • Radosław Ryblewski - Introduction to THERMINATOR simulations
Artus Hotel
Wilcza 9, 58-540 Karpacz

The Training School aims at educating Master and PhD students by the leading international experts in the field. The school can admit up to forty participants. The participation fee is 450 EUR (1950 PLN) and should be paid by bank transfer. Full school fee will be charged also in the case of those participants who will not stay for the whole period of the school. The fee covers:

  • participation in all the school events
  • full board and lodging in a double room (single room: +70 EUR (300 PLN))
  • handouts and conference materials
  • Wrocław-Karpacz-Wrocław transport

The fee for accompanying person is 400 EUR (1700 PLN).

Students are enouraged to apply for the financial support, which is financed by the THOR COST Action CA15213. The Organizing Committee will select the selected candidates. 34 students will be rewarded with the COST grant (410 EUR). The full registration fee should be paid in advance by the bank transfer. In special cases upon separate arrangements, payment in cash in Karpacz will be possible. Grants will partially reimburse the registration fee and will be paid after the School. According to the COST rules, only trainees from the COST Countries and approved institutions in COST Near Neighbour Countries could apply for the grant.

The grant application should include the following items:

  • curriculum vitae including the list of publications
  • motivation letter
  • support letter written by the trainee supervisor

and should be sent to karp2017@ift.uni.wroc.pl. The deadline for the application submisssion is December 31th 2016. Supported students will be notified by the end of the year.

Registration for this event is currently open.