Summer schoolTraining

Cargese 2020+2

26 September 2022 - 7 October 2022
The summer school Active Matter and Complex Media will take place at the Institute of Scientific Studies of Cargèse (Corsica).

Topics :

  • Swimming and motility of micro-organisms
  • Collective dynamics of micro-swimmers and active colloids
  • Cell crawling and collective cell migration
  • Amoeboid swimming
  • Active nematics
  • Active particles in complex and crowded media

Lecturers :

  • Igor Aranson (USA)
  • Denis Bartolo (France)
  • A Bausch (Germany)
  • Chase Broedersz (Germany)
  • Peter Friedl (NL)
  • Ramin Golestanian (Germany)
  • Hartmut Löwen (Germany)
  • Cristina Marchetti (USA)
  • Thomas Speck (Germany)
  • Walter Zimmermann (Germany)

Invited Speakers :

  • Oliver Bäumchen (Germany)
  • Mark Bowick (USA)
  • Jasna Brujic (USA)
  • Cécile Cottin-Bizonne (France)
  • Michelle Driscoll (USA)
  • Rhoda Hawkins (UK)
  • William Irvine (USA)
  • Hamid Kellay (France)
  • Sabine Klapp (Germany)
  • Sébastien Michelin (France)
  • Petia Vlahovska (USA)
  • Michael Shelley (USA)
  • Alexey Snezhko (USA)
  • Olivier Theodoly (France)
  • Orlin Velev (USA)
  • Raphael Voituriez (France)

Organizers :

Alexandr Farutin, Cristina Marchetti, Chaouqi Misbah, Philippe Peyla, Salima Rafaï, Petia Vlahovska, Walter Zimmermann
Group picture on the 5th of October 2022


Applications are now closed. Notification of acceptance will be sent first week of June.

All PhD students and postdocs are asked to provide a letter of recommendation (for instance, from their supervisor), which should be addressed separately to the conference email before the registration deadline.

All participants will have an opportunity to present their work at the summer school : A limited number of slots for short talks will be available in the program and there will be poster sessions for the remaining contributions.

Applications are now closed
Inscription anticipée avant le 7 juillet 2022 Early bird registration before 7th of July 2022
Deadline for registration : 30th of July 2022

Registration Fees * :

  • PhD's 950 € (1100€ after July the 7th)
  • Senior Scientists and Postdocs 1200 € (1450€ after July the 7th).
* A limited number of grants are available for Phd’s and early postdocs lowering the registration fees to 300 €. Applicants are invited to apply for the grant with a recommendation Letter, for instance from their supervisor

The fees cover participation to the school, lodging (in shared rooms for Phds, in single room in hotels or apartment for others), lunches, coffee breaks, welcome and farewell parties and transportation from Ajaccio airport to Cargèse (Scheduled on the first and last day of the school)


I.E.S.C. Cargese, Corsica, France

Mis à jour le 31 August 2022