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The Institute for Theoretical Physics provides an essential part of the education on the undergraduate and graduate level in the Department of Physics and pursues a broad program of research in the area of theoretical physics.


Quantum Condensed and Coherent Systems Strongly Correlated Electron Systems Condensed Matter Theory and Quantum Optics Mathematical Physics Quantum Field Theory and Strings Simulational Physics Computational Material Science Particle Physics Quantum Information Theory


The research activities of the institute cover a wide range of fields: Mathematical Physics, Quantum Field and String Theory, Particle Physics, Condensed Matter Physics, Quantum Information Theory, Computational and Simulational Physics, Econophysics. With this program, the institute spans a large part of the diverse topics represented in the department.


The teaching activities of the Institute for Theoretical Physics include a series of regular and special lectures, the tutoring of students in proseminars, and the organization of research seminars. Master students benefit from the opportunity to carry out their master thesis in one of our research groups.


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