Jun 13 – 23, 2018
Högberga gård, Lidingö
Europe/Stockholm timezone
17 June 2018 19 June 2018
Excursion to Sandhamn in the Stockholm
Archipelago, 17 June 2018
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On the top, 19 June 2018
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In front of the conference building
at Högberga gård
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Högberga gård, Lidingö, Sweden


The Quantum Connections School is organised jointly by Stockholm University and Nordita, together with TD Lee Institute and Wilczek Quantum Center at Shanghai Jiao Tong University. It will take place at Högberga gård on Lidingö in the Stockholm Archipelago.

Curriculum: Short courses from Quantum Chaos and Disordered Systems to Topological Matter, Entanglement and Quantum Information. From theory to computations and experimental results.



  • Alexander Altland (University of Cologne)
  • Bertrand Halperin (Harvard University)
  • Paweł Horodecki (Gdansk University of Technology)
  • Dmitri Kharzeev (SUNY at Stony Brook)
  • Steve Kivelson (Stanford University)
  • Wei Ku (TD Lee Institute, Shanghai)
  • Jian-Wei Pan (University of Science and Technology of China)
  • Nikolay Prokofiev (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
  • Boris Svistunov (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
  • Frank Wilczek (MIT, Stockholm University and TD Lee Institute, Shanghai)
  • Norman Yao (University of California Berkeley)
  • Shoucheng Zhang (Stanford University)


The intended audience is PhD students and junior researchers in quantum phenomena and condensed matter physics.

You apply to the Quantum Connections School in two steps:

  1. Fill in the form in the menu to the left
  2. Ask your supervisor or other person to send a recommendation letter to the e-mail address qc-school@nordita.org

Both steps must be completed by 30 April 2018.

You will be informed by the organizers shortly after the application deadline whether your application has been approved. Due to space restrictions, the total number of participants is strictly limited.

There is no registration fee. We will cover local expenses (housing, meals) for participants during the school.


Antti Niemi, antti.niemi@uu.physics.se or qc-school@nordita.org.



Sponsored by:

Stockholm University Nordita Swedish Research Council ERC - European Research Council Wilczek Quantum Institute Tsung-Dao Lee Institute