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News    08.04.2019

Register now for the international summer school Quantsol

Last year’s Quantsol students came from all over the world to meet solar energy experts in Kleinwalsertal in the Austrian Alps. The location offers space for 56 students.
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It is already the twelfth time that the International Summer School on Photovoltaics and New Concepts of Quantum Solar Energy Conversion (Quantsol) will be held from 1 to 8th September 2019 in Hirschegg, Kleinwalsertal, Austria. The school is organized by the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin and the Technical University of Ilmenau. Applications can be submitted through the school’s homepage until June 9th , 2019.

“The Quantsol summer school offers a very comprehensive introduction to the field of photovoltaics and photocatalysis and is a great learning experience and a “must attend” for PhD students and postdocs in their early career. In the past, we have received an overwhelmingly positive feedback leading to oversubscription of the school every year” says Prof. Dr. Klaus Lips from Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin.

 Invited speakers, all internationally recognized scientists from leading world institutions, will give lectures covering topics on the fundamental principles of the conversion of solar energy into chemical and electrical energy as well as the physical and technical challenges of their technological implementation. Another focus lies on solar-specific material science and their characterization. In addition, the school will give hands-on training on how to build your own solar cell as well as an introduction to solar cell simulation.

If you are interested to participate in the Quantsol Summer School you can find much more detailed information on our homepage or in our flyer.

The deadline for application is June 9, 2019. Here you get directly to the application form.

If you will not be able to attend this years’ Quantsol summer school – no worries - the next school has already scheduled for September 6 to 13, 2020.

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