57. Cracow School of Theoretical Physics

2017 - Marian Smoluchowski Memorial Year

Entanglement and Dynamics

June 13 -21, 2017
Zakopane, Poland

School organized in the framework of Conferences on Quantum Technologies



Applicants are expected to work or study in quantum optics, condensed matter, strongly interacting systems, cold atoms, field theory, mathematical physics or on other subjects related to the topics of the School. Selected participants will present their work in the form of a 20 min. talk.


Individuals wishing to attend the School and not requesting financial support are kindly requested to contact the organizers by e-mail starting from February 1, 2017. Young PhD researchers and senior PhD students will be accepted on the basis of the abstract of their contribution (a proposed talk). Students should provide a recommendation letter by a senior scientist from their institution.

Deadline for applications (pre-registration): May 10, 2017.

Note that not all applicants will be guaranteed to participate. Final decision will be announced by May 15. Successful applicants will be asked to register starting from May 18, 2017. Registration will close on May 28, 2017. Registration will be approved only upon receiving the conference fee of PLN 900 to be paid by the bank transfer to the School account, unless other arrangements will be made with individual applicants.


The total cost of the School for speakers is approximately PLN 2200 (i.e. an equivalent of about Euro 500 depending on the rate of exchange) and consists of:

  1. Conference fee of PLN 900 covering participation in all School events, coffee breaks, conference bus from/to Krakow. Conference fee should be paid before May 28, 2017 by the bank transfer to the School account (with bank transfer costs covered by the participant). In special cases upon separate arrangement payment in cash in Zakopane will be possible. Note that the conference fee for non-speakers is 1200 PLN and the late conference fee is 1400 PLN.
  2. Hotel costs of approximately PLN 1300 (approximately Euro 300) covering board and lodging based on double room accommodation with another participant in the "Geovita" hotel where the School takes place. Board and lodging costs should be paid directly to the hotel in Zakopane (major credit cards accepted). Hotel reservation should be made upon registration, while filling in the registration form.

Full conference fee will be charged also in the case of those participants who will not stay for the whole period of the School.

There is an additional fee of PLN 400 PLN (Euro 100) for the single room accommodation. Due to the limited number of single rooms students requesting single room accommodation may have to stay in some other hotel within 10 min. walk from the conference site.

Accompanying person: PLN 1300 (Euro 300) paid directly to the hotel.


Young PhD researchers and senior PhD students are supposed to present short (20 min.) talks on their work. Please provide a short abstract and (if possible) references of published papers on which your talk will be based at registration. Abstracts should be limited to a standard A4 page in a pdf format. They will be linked to the School www page.


For some non-EU citizens an entry Polish visa is required.
In that case a letter stating that the student's home institution will cover the costs of the School is required, before the official invitation letter will be sent to the applicant.

After receiving the official invitation letter please contact the nearest Polish Consulate.