Symmetries, Fundamental Interactions and Cosmology 2011

The EMG and the Graduate School ‘Symmetry Breaking’ announce their joined Summer School

Symmetries, Fundamental Interactions and Cosmology 2011.

Both institutions are affiliated with the physics department of Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz.


It will take place on a lovely Chiemsee island in Bavaria/Germany in the Abbey Frauenwörth from September 11th to 16th, 2011.

We invited top-level scientists for the lectures and topical talks in the fields of Low Energy Particle Physics, High Energy/Collider Physics, Precision Experiments, Detector Development, and Mathematical Physics.

Speakers include:

  • Eric ADELBERGER (University of Washington, USA)
  • Ikaros BIGI (University of  Notre Dame du Lac, USA)
  • Marcela CARENA (Fermilab & University of Chicago, USA)
  • Keith ELLIS (Fermilab, USA)
  • Dirk KREIMER (Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany)
  • Bill MARCIANO (Brookhaven & Yale, USA)
  • Michael TURNER (University of Chicago, USA)

Registration: March 30th until June 30th, 2011
Fee: 550 EUR (incl. full board, lodging, excursion, and conference dinner)

More Summer School information ( and Registration Form (

Local Organizers: Susanne Fischer
                          Werner Helbing (Coordination)
                          Ellen Angela Lugert


Program Committee: Volker Büscher, Achim Denig, Werner Heil, Lutz Köpke,
                                  Uwe Oberlack, Jochen Walz, Stefan Weinzierl, Hartmut Wittig

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz
Institutes of Physics, Nuclear Physics, Mathematics, and Nuclear Chemistry
Staudingerweg 7
55128  Mainz, Germany