Summer School »Characterization of micro- and nano-materials« 2022

The Summer School 2022 on »Characterization of micro- and nano-materials« will be held at the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg from September 12th to 16th, 2022. This year, the key aspect was »Advanced methods for materials characterization«.

The scope of the Summer School comprises modern topics in materials synthesis, experimental characterization, and application. Particular emphasis will be put on state-of-the-art advanced methods for materials characterization.

Within the five-day program you will be able to gain and exchange knowledge based on introductory tutorials and specific talks rendered by renowned scientists and specialists in their various fields. Complementing the morning lectures, in practical training sessions in the afternoons, selected experimental methods and techniques may be seen and experienced »live and in action«.

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The official language of the Summer School is English.
The participation is free of charge (registration fee and coffee breaks included).
The event will take only in-person.

For organisational reasons, the registration begins August 15th, 2022 and ends August 31st, 2022.

Please register by sending your contact details (name, institution, address, phone, email) to the following contact persons:

Dr. Karsten Henkel: henkel(at)
Ms. Ioanna Paloumpa: paloumpa(at)

Especially for students: The Summer School is part of the regular curriculum of the Master Study Course »Physics« (number of lecture 150360, module number 13016), for which 6 credit points may be obtained.

BTU Cottbus - Senftenberg
Main Campus
Building LG1A (google maps)
Room 304
Konrad-Zuse-Str. 1
03046 Cottbus

We acknowledge the financial support of

  • SENTECH Instruments GmbH
  • SPECS Surface Nano Analysis GmbH
  • ELMITEC Elektronenmikroskopie GmbH,
  • Scienta Omicron, and
  • Journal »Materials« (MDPI: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute)