Festival de Théorie, 10th edition
"Phase Dynamics"

Aix-en-Provence, France
July 1-26, 2019

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Every two years the « festival de Théorie » aims to promote interactions beetween PhD students, postdocs and young scientists in fusion plasma physics & related fields (including theory, simulation and experiment) with leading reseachers from around the world, in a collaborative environment where current ideas are discussed.

This year’s topic is « Phase Dynamics »

For 2019, the Program is organized around a four-week courses of study and research involving a core group of prominent scientists closely interacting with a small group of competitively selected graduate & postgraduate Fellows.

WEEKS 1 & 2

The program commences with two weeks of Seminar by prominent scientists and a serie of Principales Lectures broadening Seminar topics.

WEEKS 3 & 4

Research projects are pursued in weeks 3 & 4 . They aim at associating about 10 competitively-selected Fellows with Research Scientists & Lecturers on topics spanning plasma physics, fluid dynamics, astrophycics & applied mathematics


is offered to help offset the cost of round-trip travel to Aix-en-Provence. Housing facilities are also available. We recommend that applicants requiring a Visa contact their own Embassis at least three months prior to travel.

Research Projects – Fellows

About ten competitive fellowships are available for graduate students and Postdoctorates. The program is competitive: fellows are selected based on the applicant’s previous academic and scientific achievements and promise as future scientist.


should send David Zarzoso
[cc. Guilhem Dif-Pradalier
<guilhem.dif-pradalier@cea.fr>  ]


• their CV, a description of their research work and 1-2 sample publications, if available.


• They should also include the contact information for one referee, presumably their research supervisor.


• Applicants should include a brief statement of what they seek to accomplish at the Festival, how they would contribute to, and profit from, such an interdisciplinary activity.

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