ICFO Schools on the Frontiers of Light welcome applications from individuals worldwide with a variety of backgrounds, including optics, physics, mathematics, electronics, engineering, chemistry and biology. Candidates must have an excellent academic record, and a strong commitment for scientific research. Priority will be given to masters-level students, although advanced undergraduate and early PhD students are welcome to apply. Persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. There are no restrictions of citizenship or gender.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit:

  • A Curriculum Vitae, including contact details
  • Scanned copies of your complete (Bachelor and Master equivalent) University academic transcripts in English or Spanish
  • A one-page cover letter describing:
    • background
    • research interests
    • motivation for attending the school
  • Contact e-mail of one potential referee.

All required application material must be complete in order to be considered. The deadline for applications is 28 April 2017. Successful applicants will be notified in mid-May.

Applications must be submitted online. More details will be posted shortly.  For any questions, please contact us at frontiers@icfo.eu.