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.
Francesco Cattafi (KU Leuven): Cartan geometries via Pfaffian groupoids Jan. 11, 2021 — May 11, 2021 Junior Research Fellow
Mathematical Perspectives of Gravitation beyond the Vacuum Regime - postponed Feb. 1, 2021 — March 12, 2021 Thematic Programme
TP rescheduled for 2022 due to Covid-19
Tomographic Reconstructions and their Startling Applications March 15, 2021 — March 26, 2021 Online Workshop
Interdisciplinary Challenges in Nonequilibrium Physics April 12, 2021 — April 16, 2021 Online Workshop
Pierre Germain (Courant Institute, New York U): Soliton stability in nonlinear dispersive PDEs set on the line April 13, 2021 — May 25, 2021 SRF Course
Applied Functional Analysis and High-Dimensional Approximation April 19, 2021 — May 28, 2021 Thematic Programme
Alexander Evetts (Heriot-Watt U, Edinburgh): Conjugacy growth in finitely generated nilpotent groups May 1, 2021 — June 30, 2021 Junior Research Fellow
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
Non-regular Spacetime Geometry May 3, 2021 — May 7, 2021 Workshop
Cancelled due to Covid-19
Research in Teams Project: A study of nonlinear nonlocal asymptotic shallow-water models, with an emphasis on wave breaking and stability of peaked waves May 10, 2021 — June 11, 2021 Research in Teams