Quantum Connections in Sweden-7 Summer School

Högberga Gård

Högberga Gård

Grindstigen 5-6 181 62 Lidingö
Antti Niemi (Nordita, Uppsala University), Betsy Devine, Biao Wu (U. of Beijing), Boris Svistunov (U. of Massachusetts), Egor Babaev (KTH), Elizabeth Yang (Nordita), Emil Bergholtz (Stockholm University), Frank Wilczek (MIT, Stockholm University), Pouya Peighami (Stockholm University), Qing-Dong Jiang (Stockholm University), Wei Ku (T D Lee Institute)

Important Notice

Dear lecturer/participant/applicant of Quantum Connections 2020,

In recent weeks, we have all witnessed how the challenges posed by COVID-19 are rapidly growing across the world. For this reason we now write to you, as a planning measure, regarding the Summer School which we have been busy organizing for some time.

Unfortunately, while we are very hopeful that the state of play of COVID-19 will rapidly improve, we write now to inform you that we have decided to postpone our Summer School by one year, to take place in June 2021.

By postponing this event by one year we are hopeful that you can now already mark June 2021 in your calendar, for the next Quantum Connection events:

The preliminary dates for Quantum Connections 2021 School are June 13-26.

Due to the uncertainties regarding the coronavirus pandemic and the situation with the vaccinations around the world, the organizing committee has decided to postpone the Quantum Connections 2021.

Best regards,
The Organizing committee



Högberga gård, Lidingö, Sweden


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

Curriculum: Short courses from Quantum Matter, Quantum Information and Quantum Sensing. From theory to computations and experimental results.

Invited Lecturers:

• Michael Berry Bristol University
• Ivan Bozovic Brookhaven National Laboratory
• Artur Ekert University of Oxford / CQT Singapore
• Pertti Hakonen Aalto University
• Vedika Khemani Stanford University
• Yi Li John Hopkins University
• Igor Pikovski Stockholm University
• Xiaoliang Qi Stanford University
• Dam-Thanh Son University of Chicago
• Yoshinori Tokura RIKEN / University of Tokyo
• Peter Zoller University of Innsbruck
• Martin Zwierlein Massachusetts Institute of Technology




Please be aware that unfortunately, scammers sometimes approach participants claiming to be able to provide accommodation and asking for credit card details. Please do not give this information to them. For invited speakers and also successful applicants, organizers will always be in touch via email regarding accommodation. If you are in any doubt about the legitimacy of an approach, please get in contact with the organizers. quantum.connections@fysik.su.se


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 APPLICATION FORM in the menu to the left
  2. Ask your supervisor or another reference person to send a recommendation letter via e-mail to:quantum.connections@fysik.su.se. The subject line should contain: "QC-2020" + "name of the applicant".

Both steps must be completed by 15 March 2020.

You will be informed by the organizers shortly after the application deadline whether your application has been approved or not. Due to space restrictions, the total number of participants is strictly limited.

There is no registration fee. We will cover local expenses (housing, meals, airport transfer) for non local participants during the school. Participants cover their own travel expenses.

The Organizing Committee:

• WILCZEK, Frank (Chair) Stockholm University, Stockholm
• BABAEV, Egor KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm
• BERGHOLTZ, Emil Stockholm University, Stockholm
• DEVINE, Betsy Stockholm University, Stockholm
• JIANG, Qing-dong Stockholm University, Stockholm
• KU Wei Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai
• NIEMI, Antti Stockholm University, Stockholm
• PEIGHAMI, Pouya Stockholm University, Stockholm
• SVISTUNOV, Boris University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst
• WU Biao Peking University, Beijing

Sponsored by:

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



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