Summer School and Workshop on ‘Magnetism of novel materials – from fundamentals to applications’

A summer school on magnetism of novel materials.

Held June 22-24 at Uppsala University followed by a workshop in Fagerudd during June 25-26.

Uppsala UniversitetThis is organized within the FP7 Marie Curie partnership project ‘NU-MATHIMO’ between Uppsala University, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany and Seagate Technology, Ireland.

The school is intended for Ph.D. students, post docs and young scientists at their early stage career. Several modern topics of magnetism will be discussed during the school and workshop.


  • Spintronics
  • Correlated oxides and heterostructures
  • Ultrafast magnetization dynamics
  • Molecular magnetism
  • Complex magnetic structures
  • Multiferroics
  • Thin film magnetism
  • Magnetocalorics
  • Data storage applications
  • Biomagnetism

Summer School and Workshop Programme

Available presentations:

Tentative list of speakers

  • Christopher Marrows
  • Hartmut Zabel
  • Mark Gubbins
  • Roy Chantrell
  • Björn Alling
  • Olle Eriksson
  • Lars Nordström
  • Thomas Jung
  • John Freeland
  • Tilmann Hickel
  • Erik Wahlström
  • John Freeland
  • Carolin Schmitz Antoniak
  • Peter Oppeneer
  • Solveig Felton
  • Benjamin Heinrich
  • Biplab Sanyal
  • Heiko Wende
  • Subhradip Ghosh
  • Carmine Autieri
  • Barbara Brena
  • Markus Gruner
  • Sumanta Bhandary
  • Peter Svedlindh
  • Björgvin Hjörvarsson
  • Igor di Marco
  • Lars Bergvist


  • Biplab Sanyal (Uppsala University, Sweden)


  • Heiko Wende (University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
  • Mark Gubbins (Seagate Technology, Ireland)

Applicants should send their requests for participation to

A limited number of seats are available on first-cum-first basis.

Deadline for application: May 25, 2015

Accommodation Information and Travel Directions

Hotel Accommodation

All speakers and participants from outside Uppsala will stay in BEST WESTERN Hotel Svava in Uppsala. ( The hotel has the list of your names. So just state your name in the reception during check-in and it will be sufficient. Invited speakers will have single room. All others will share a room with another participant.

How to reach Uppsala from Stockholm (Arlanda) airport

You can reach Uppsala by taking either bus or train. Bus takes 40 mins and train takes 18 mins from Arlanda airport to Uppsala central station. Your hotel is located ~300 meters by walk from the central station. Map From Uppsala central station to Hotel :

If you want, there are three taxi companies operating between Arlanda airport and any place in Uppsala with a fixed price. In this case tell the driver the address of your destination.

More information regarding how to come to Uppsala can be found in this website 

How to reach to the school venue in Angstrom Laboratory (venue of the school)

The most convenient way to come to angstrom from your hotel is to take city bus. Take green city bus number 20 (towards Graneberg) from Uppsala Centralstation/Resec platform A1 (map from hotel to bus stand The name of the stop is Polacksbacken. The Angstrom laboratory will be in front of you. (

Bus Ticket: You can buy the ticket in the bus from bus driver. Please mind that you have to buy ticket using your credit/debit card. No cash transaction is allowed in the bus.

More information on the bus service as well as timing can be found in

Currency: The currency in Sweden is Swedish Krona. Sweden is one of the most card friendly country. You can use credit/debit card almost everywhere in Sweden. In case you still need currency exchange, there are couple of currency exchange counters available at the airport. There is also a currency exchange counter from very close to your hotel (within 60m-70m walking distance). Ask at the hotel reception for the direction.