Summer Schools

The Cycle of Summer Schools on Theory of NMR

The Cycle of 4 Summer Schools 

  1. General NMR --> scheduled for: 27th March - 2nd April 2022
  2. Relaxation (Feb 2023) 
  3. Solid-state NMR (Feb 2024)
  4. Hyperpolarization (Feb 2025)

Summer School I, "General NMR", 2022

The 1st part of the cycle of four summer schools:
General NMR

Summer School I "General NMR" will be held from Sun, 27th March to Sat 2nd April. 2022

Caused by Corona, there was no school in 2020 and 2021. Therefore, we re-start the full cycle in 2022.
Further announcements and a call for application will be provided in autumn 2021.

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


  • Dr. Christian Bengs (Univ. Southampton),
  • Prof. Gunnar Jeschke (ETH Zürich),
  • Prof. P.K. Madhu (TIFP Hyderabad),
  • Prof. Jörg Matysik (Univ. Leipzig)
  • Prof. Tatyana Polenova (Univ. Delaware),
  • Prof. Paul Schanda (IST Klosterneuburg),
  • Dr. Zdenek Tosner (Charles Univ. Prague).


 Prof. Jörg Matysik (Univ. Leipzig)


Later : (Click here  for downloading the programme)


Participants will pay for transport by themself.

The fee of the Summer School 2022 will be :::  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: 07.04.2021