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.
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
Quantum Field Theory at the Frontiers of the Strong Interaction July 19, 2021 — Aug. 20, 2021 Thematic Programme
Cancelled due to Covid-19
Research in Teams Project: Simulability-versus-Noise Tradeoffs for Restricted Quantum Circuits Aug. 8, 2021 — Aug. 22, 2021 Research in Teams
Geometry for Higher Spin Gravity: Conformal Structures, PDEs, and Q-manifolds Aug. 23, 2021 — Sept. 17, 2021 Thematic Programme
Research in Teams Project: Amplitude Evolution I: Initial State Evolution Aug. 23, 2021 — Sept. 17, 2021 Research in Teams
Davide Pradovera (CSQI, EPFL, Lausanne): Model Order Reduction of parametric PDEs with meromorphic structure based on minimal rational approximation Sept. 1, 2021 — Sept. 30, 2021 Junior Research Fellow
Paola Rioseco (ULS, Chile): Dynamics and Stabilities in the Accretion Disk of Relativistic Kinetic Gas Particles in Kerr Geometry Sept. 1, 2021 — Nov. 30, 2021 Junior Research Fellow
Individual Visiting Scientists 2021 Sept. 13, 2021 — Sept. 17, 2021 Individual Scientists
Research in Teams Project: Amplitude Evolution II: Cracking Down on Colour Bases Sept. 13, 2021 — Sept. 24, 2021 Research in Teams
Arithmetic Statistics and Local-Global Principles Sept. 20, 2021 — Sept. 24, 2021 Workshop