General information

ITMO University invites you to take part in the Third Edition of Doctoral Summer School on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials for PhD, Master students, engineers, postdocs and researchers. The internationally recognized scientists will give a series of talks in the field of their expertise. The School is organized by the Department of Nanophotonics and Metamaterials of ITMO University. This year the School will be held within the scope of the II International Congress "Lasers & Photonics". School participants will be able to attend all the presentations, plenary lectures and exhibitions organized within the Congress.

Topics

    • Photonics
    • Microwave and Optical Metamaterials
    • Topological Insulators
    • Plasmonics
    • Optomechanics
    • Nanoengineering
    • THz Technologies
    • Medical Applications
    • Imaging and Sensing
    • Commercialization of Scientific Research Results

Organizers

Sponsors

School lecturers

We cordially invite you to take part as a lecturer in the forthcoming School events. Please contact School Program Chair to request more information.

Lectures

Important Dates:

  • April 15, 2018 – Registration deadline

  • April 22, 2018 – Extended registration deadline

  • April 30, 2018 – Decision on Travel Grant application deadline

  • May 15, 2018 – Visa invitation letter request deadline

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  • May 28 - June 1, 2018 – Summer School on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials

Registration

Selection of the School participants is made on the basis of applicant’s CV and motivation letter. Travel grants can be offered for the selected students after consideration of requests. All registered participants are encouraged to attend Poster Session competition. The best poster will be awarded.

In order to register please send your CV and short cover letter using the following form:





Registration fee

Student 28 000 RUB (≈400 EUR)
Regular 35 000 RUB (≈500 EUR)

The fee includes tuition, lecture materials, accommodation, coffee-breaks, lunches and social events.

Students affiliated with CIS-countries' universities will be partly supported by Russian Science Foundation. The cost for these participants may be reduced to 7.000 RUB. Please contact School Organizers for details.

Travel grants

Travel grants will be offered for selected students after consideration of requests. Please fill in corresponding field during registration.

Credits

All participants of the School will be offered to solve a number of problems given by lecturers. Students who will successfully solve all tasks and present their results will be awarded 3 ECTS credits.

Visa

Please fill in visa invitation form in order to get official invitation for visa application.

A foreigner traveling to Russia should have a valid passport (expiry date should be no earlier than 6 months after the date of visitor's departure from Russia) and an appropriate visa (for almost all foreign visitors).

Please request visa invitation letter as soon as possible since visa application can require up to 1.5 months.

The visa application rules are different for different types of visas and also depend on country of residence of the applicant:


I. VISA-free entry:

Country of residence:
Abkhazia, Azerbaijan, Argentina, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Venezuela, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Colombia, Cuba, Moldova, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Peru, Serbia, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Uruguay, Fiji, Montenegro, Chile, Ecuador, South Korea


II. VISA (you need VISA INVITATION DOCUMENT)

II.I EU-citizens (except for citizens of Denmark, the UK and Ireland)

To get a visa, a visitor has to submit to a Russian Embassy or Consulate an official letter of invitation issued by ITMO University- VISA INVITATION DOCUMENT.

Each participant (and accompanying person) will timely get such a Letter if he (she) ticks this option and fills in the data for the visa support letter and uploads a copy of the pages of a passport with photo in the personal account.

Please, apply for a visa as soon as possible after receiving the invitation to ensure that the visa is issued timely. Please note that the process of issuing the official letter of invitation by ITMO University takes about 5 working days.

Please use following form to receive letter of invitation from conference organizers.


II.II NON-EU CITIZENS (and citizens of Denmark, the UK and Ireland)

To get a visa, a visitor has to submit to a Russian Embassy or Consulate “an official letter of invitation from the hosting organization registered with either the Russian Ministry of the Interior with its local offices or the Russian Foreign Ministry with its regional representatives”, i.e. issued by the Federal Migration Service- VISA INVITATION DOCUMENT.

Each participant (and accompanying person) will timely get such a Letter if he (she) ticks this option and fills in the data for the visa support letter and uploads a copy of the pages of a passport with photo in the personal account.

Please, apply for a visa as soon as possible after receiving the invitation to ensure that the visa is issued timely. Please note that the process of issuing the official letter of invitation by Federal Migration Service takes about 6 weeks.

Please use following form to receive letter of invitation from conference organizers.


For getting VISA INVITATION DOCUMENT please complete the following steps:

• Prepare a scanned copy of two adjacent pages of your passport which contain your photo, passport number and expiration date. Recommended resolution is 150–300 dpi; file formats: jpg, jpeg, gif, png, tif, tiff, pdf. Please note that size of the uploaded file must not exceed 16Mb.

Extra documents:

  • Copy of Marriage Certificate (in a case of spouse being accompanying person)
  • Copy of Residence (in a case of living outside the Country of Nationality)

• Attach the scanned copy when registering through the form.

• Repeat the above steps for all accompanying persons (please DO NOT omit affiliation, position, address and fax of the institution FOR EMPLOYED, STUDENTS and PUPILS).

• Wait for the response from Organizing Committee

The same information is required for each accompanying person.

Please, also check that yours and your accompanying persons' medical insurance is valid in Russia.


NECESSARY DATA FOR VISA APPLICATION
(Required in local Russian consulate during visa application)

Full name: Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics

Abbreviated name: ITMO University

FSRN: 1027806868154

TIN: 7813045547

 

Please fill in visa invitation form in order to get official invitation for visa application.

Contact info

Email: school@metalab.ifmo.ru

199034, Russia, Saint Petersburg, Birjevaja line V.O., 14

Telephone: +7 812 457 17 85

Skype: +61 2 6100 3340

Department of Nanophotonics and Metamaterials

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