Welcome to the ESI

The Erwin Schrödinger International Institute for Mathematics and Physics (ESI) is a programme-oriented research institute for mathematics and physics at the University of Vienna. Since its foundation in 1992 it has been the mission of the ESI to advance research in mathematics, physics and mathematical physics at the highest international level through fruitful interaction between scientists from these disciplines.


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Current and Upcoming Activities

Due to Covid-19, many events cannot take place as intended. Click here to view all events which have been cancelled, postponed or rescheduled.
Pierre Germain (Courant Institute, New York U): Soliton stability in nonlinear dispersive PDEs set on the line - online April 13, 2021 — June 1, 2021 SRF Course
Applied Functional Analysis and High-Dimensional Approximation April 19, 2021 — May 28, 2021 Thematic Programme
TP partially cancelled due to COVID-19
Research in Teams Project: Chaos, Butterflies, and Entanglement in Flat Space - postponed May 1, 2021 — July 31, 2021 Research in Teams
Postponed due to Covid-19 to 2022
The Landscape vs. the Swampland May 31, 2021 — July 9, 2021 Thematic Programme
Cancelled due to Covid-19
Research in Teams Project: l-modular Langlands Quotient Theorem and Applications June 2, 2021 — July 4, 2021 Research in Teams
Memory Effects in Dynamical Processes: Theory and Computational Implementation June 23, 2021 — June 25, 2021 Workshop
DARK MATTER: From Theory to Detection July 7, 2021 — July 16, 2021 Graduate School
Quantum Field Theory at the Frontiers of the Strong Interaction July 19, 2021 — Aug. 20, 2021 Thematic Programme
Research in Teams Project: Simulability-versus-Noise Tradeoffs for Restricted Quantum Circuits Aug. 1, 2021 — Aug. 31, 2021 Research in Teams
Geometry for Higher Spin Gravity: Conformal Structures, PDEs, and Q-manifolds Aug. 23, 2021 — Sept. 17, 2021 Thematic Programme