Due to COVID-19, the school may need to be postponded or held online. However, the application procedure is unchanged

The fifth edition of the IFT-Perimeter-SAIFR Journeys into Theoretical Physics will take place on July 13-19, 2020 (Monday-Sunday) at the IFT-SAIFR in São Paulo.

The school is aimed at outstanding undergraduates in their last year from all countries in Latin America. It is associated with a partnership between ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP, the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and the CUNY/Princeton Center for the Physics of Biological Function, and is also related to a joint international masters program between the institutes.


  • Yin-Chen He (Perimeter Institute, Canada): Quantum Magnetism
  • Pierre Ronceray (University of Princeton, USA): Physics of Living Matter
  • Riccardo Sturani (ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP/IIP-Natal, Brazil): LIGO and Fundamental Physics
  • Pedro Vieira (ICTP-SAIFR/IFT-UNESP/Perimeter): Non-Perturbative Physics


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Application deadline: May 1, 2020