Due to COVID-19, the school has been postponed. The new dates will be announced soon. 

The fifth edition of the IFT-Perimeter-SAIFR Journeys into Theoretical Physics will take place on July 13-19, 2020 POSTPONED (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: POSTPONED May 1, 2020

Because of Covid-19, the school has been postponed and the organizers are monitoring the evolution of the pandemic before deciding the new dates. As soon as the new dates are decided,  the applications received will be evaluated and the applicants will be contacted by email on the result. Because of this postponement, applications to the school will be allowed until the new dates are decided.