Summer School on Particle Physics

New Developments on Beyond Standard Model Physics


September 12-23, 2022 

ICTP-SAIFR, São Paulo, Brazil

Auditorium of IFT-UNESP



This first joint school of the ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research (ICTP-SAIFR) and the Mainz Institute of Theoretical Physics (MITP) will provide in-depth lectures in advanced topics in theoretical particle physics, covering important areas where recent progress has been made in the field.  This activity is aimed at advanced graduate students, and funding for travel and local expenses is available for accepted candidates from both Latin America and Europe.

There is no registration fee.


Click HERE for online application

Application deadline: July 3, 2022


  • Gustavo Burdman (IF-USP, Brazil)
  • Felix Yu (MITP, Germany)
  • Matthias Neubert (MITP, Germany)
  • Rogerio Rosenfeld (IFT-UNESP/ICTP-SAIFR)


1st week

  • Csaba Csaki (Cornell University, USA): Naturalness-motivated BSM
  • Ruth Durrer (University of Geneva, Switzerland): Frontiers of BSM in the sky
  • Yael Shadmi (Israel Institute of Technology – Technion, Israel): Tools at the Frontiers of BSM: amplitudes

2nd week

  • Tilman Plehn (University of Heidelberg, Germany): Tools at the Frontiers of BSM: future colliders and machine learning
  • Raffaele Tito d’Agnolo (IPhT-Saclay, France):The light and feeble frontier: light DM, Feebly Interacting Particles, Axion-like Particles and other beasts
  • Gilad Perez (Weizmann Institute, Israel): Frontiers in non-natural BSM



Click HERE for online application

Application deadline: July 3, 2022



Additional Information

Visa information: Nationals from several countries in Latin America and Europe, Australia, Canada, Japan and USA are exempt from tourist visa. Please check here which nationals need a tourist visa to enter Brazil.

Accommodation: Participants, whose accommodation will be provided by the institute, will stay at The Universe Flat. Hotel recommendations are available here

COVID-19: See requirements for travelling to Brazil at To enter the IFT-UNESP building, you may be required to show a Covid vaccination certificate.

How to reach the Institute: The program will be held at ICTP South American Institute, located at IFT-UNESP, which is across the street from a major bus and subway terminal (Terminal Barra Funda). The address which is closer to the entrance of the IFT-UNESP building is R. Jornalista Aloysio Biondi, 120 – Barra Funda, São Paulo. The easiest way to reach us is by subway or bus, please find instructions here.

Yellow fever vaccination is recommended for travellers going to Brazil. Note that the vaccine needs to be taken at least ten days before the trip to be effective.