Cortona 2019

Important: the new deadline for applications is June 15!

During Summer 2019 an advanced graduate course in mathematics, consisting of two teaching modules, will be held in Cortona at Palazzone of the Scuola Normale Superiore. The Palazzone is a prestigious historic building dating back to the 16th century, subjected to protection by the Italian Department of Culture. The courses are sponsored by Consorzio per l’Alta Formazione in Matematica (CIAFM), Department of University and Scientific Research (MIUR) and Istituto di Alta Matematica (INdAM).

The lessons will be held from 1 to 5 July 2019 (arrival at Palazzone on June 30th 2019 before 9:30 pm, departure by July 6th at 9.30am).


July 1 – July 5, 2019

Lecturer 1 Lecturer 2 Abstract
Ngaiming Mok
The University of Hong Kong
Sui-Chung Ng
East China Normal University

Obligations of partecipants
Each participant is required to attend both modules. Each module consists of 10 hours of lectures.
The participants should also attend problem sessions and seminars, organized in the afternoons.

Lodging and fellowships
To all the participants will be offered lodging at the Palazzone or nearby hotels; breakfast and lunch (the latter only from Monday through Saturday) will be offered by the organization at Palazzone.

It is absolutely forbidden to prepare any kind of meal in the Palazzone rooms. Any operation of laundry and ironing is also prohibited inside the Palazzone. 

Text book and lecture notes will be provided by the School in pdf format.

Applications can be submitted exclusively online at:


Deadline for applications is June 15, 2019.

A selection committee will meet shortly afterwards and all accepted foreign applicants will be notified of the result in due time.

Applications should contain a BRIEF CURRICULUM VITAE and a DETAILED CURRICULUM STUDIORUM and should. The exact e-mail address to which all correspondence concerning the Summer courses has to be mailed should be clearly stated.

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