Summer Schools

The Cycle of Summer Schools on Theory of NMR

The Cycle of 4 Summer Schools 

  1. General NMR (Feb 2020, 23rd-29th)
  2. Relaxation (Feb 2021, 14th-20th)  ---> shifted to: 26th Sept - 2nd Oct 2021
  3. Solid-state NMR (Feb 2022)
  4. Hyperpolarization (Feb 2023)

Summer School II,"Relaxation", autumn 2021

Summer School II "Relaxation" will be held from Sun, 26th Sept to Sat 2nd Oct. 2021

Further announcements and a call for application will be provided in autumn 2020.

Summer School I, "General NMR", 2020

The 1st part of the cycle of four summer schools:
General NMR
at Windischleuba, Germany, was held 2020, 23rd to 29th of Feb 

The Summer School on "General NMR" was organized at the Youth Hostel Schloss Windischleuba (40 km south of Leipzig, near Altenburg).


The school has been dedicated to basic theories of NMR and EPR.


  • Quantum mechanics of NMR and EPR
  • Relaxation
  • Spin interactions
  • Density operator formalism
  • Product operator formalism
  • Simulation software "Simpson" 
  • Solid state NMR: MAS and CP
  • Decoupling and recoupling
  • Multidimensional experiments
  • Hyperpolarization


  • Prof. Shimon Vega (Weizmann Institute of Science, Rechovot)
  • Prof. Konstantin Ivanov (Tomography Center, Novosibirsk)
  • Prof. Gunnar Jeschke (ETH Zürich)
  • Prof. P. K. Madhu (TIFR Hyderabad)
  • Dr. Zdeněk Tošner (Charles Univ. Prague)


  • Prof. Jörg Matysik (Univ. Leipzig)


Click here  for downloading the programme of the Summer School 2020.


Participants will pay for transport by themself.

The fee of the Summer School 2020 will be 420 EUR and will cover accomodation, food, entire program incl. teaching documents.

Thanks to a generous grant from ISMAR; we will wave the fees for inter-continental participants.

Information about the Youth Hostel: see more

FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What kind of lectures will be given at the Summer School? Will professors give presentations or they will use blackboard to give lectures?

A:  Professors will use "Power Point" and traditional blackboard. 


Q:   In case there will be a script, is it possible to get it in electronic form earlier so one could have them during lectures and make notes much easier and more complete? 

A:  The printed script will be available when the school starts. The PDFs will be also available per "Dropbox" cloud storage.


Q:  Will be an examination at the end of the course?

A:  There will be no examination. 


Q:  Will there be a poster session for students?

A:  There will be no poster session or something similar. The teaching programme will be entirely done by the teachers.


Q:  How to reach the Youth Hostel on Sunday?

A:  From Leipzig Hbf (Main Station) to Altenburg by S-Bahn (regional train) see  ""

Sunday 23 Feb 2020: 16.00 and 18.00 Shuttle bus transfer from railway station “Bahnhof Altenburg” to the Youth Hostel


Q:  Do I have to bring towels/bed covers?

A:  Please bring towels with you. Bed covers will be provided.


Q:  Which comfort of accomodation can I expect?

A:  It is a nice Youth Hostel with mainly 4- or 6-bed rooms, each having its own bathroom attached.


Q: Which type of clothing will be required?

A: Informal clothing. Be prepared that it might be cold in Germany during the winter month February. We will be staying in an old castle which is not always fully heated.

Group Picture 2020


Group Pictures 2016, 2017, 2018

2016,        2017,        2018

Youth Hostel

Some impressions from the Youth hostel, which is an old castle. 

Information about the Youth Hostel see more

letzte Änderung: 01.10.2020