About us



Prof. Niklas Beisert
HIT K 31.8
+41 44 633 78 29

Deputy Head

Prof. Renato Renner
HIT K 41.2
+41 44 633 34 58

HIT K 13.2/13.3
+41 44 633 25 70/71/74

The Institute for Theoretical Physics ITP was founded in 1928 and today employs about 100 staff. The institute counts nine permanent professors (C. Anastasiou, N. Beisert, G. Blatter, M. Gaberdiel, G.M. Graf, R. Renner, T. Schulthess, M. Sigrist, and M. Troyer) and permanent senior researchers (P. de Forcrand, V. Geshkenbein). After the implementation of the tenure track system, C. Anastasiou and R. Renner have been the first members of institute faculties following this career track successfully. Furthermore, the ITP presently hosts one Swiss Nationalfonds (SNF) professor on the non-tenure track assistant professor level (S. Huber). SNF professors have been affiliated with the ITP since quite some years and some of them have moved on to faculty positions at other institutions (H. Katzgraber at the Texas A&M University and P. Werner at the University of Fribourg). The ITP hosts also Ambizione Fellows of the SNF.


HIT Building
The offices of the Institute for Theoretical Physics are located in the HIT building on the Campus Hoenggerberg.


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