The program consists of one full day of introductory lectures to provide a common understanding basis across all disciplines, followed by invited talks, contributed talks and poster sessions over two full days. Social events are also scheduled to promote networking. Invited speakers are mentioned below (provisional list).

School program

  • Fundamentals of Magnetism (1h30)
  • Micromagnetism, spintronics (1h30): Pietro Gambardella (Zürich, Switzerland)
  • Fundamentals of depositions methods (1h30): Cristina Bran (Madrid, Spain)
  • Structural characterization of materials (1h30): Wolfgang Ensinger (Darmstadt, Germany)
  • Magnetic characterization of materials (1h30)

Workshop program


  • Theory of Curvilinear magnetism: Denis Sheka (Kiev, Ukraine)
  • Domain walls and spin waves in magnetic nanowires and nanotubes: Riccardo Hertel (Strasbourg, France)

Synthesis and functionalities

  • Bottom-up synthesis and functionalities of magnetic nanowires: Cristina Bran (Madrid, Spain)
  • Top-down fabrication and functionalities of 3D magnetic nanostructures: Amalio Fernandez-Pacheco (Glasgow, UK)

Advanced magnetic characterization

  • Time-resolved magnetic microscopy with X-rays: Markus Weigand (Berlin, Germany)
  • High-spatial-resolution magnetic-vector-field imaging and tomography with electrons: Daniel Wolf (Dresden, Germany).


  • Actuators and sensors: Denys Makarov (Dresden-Rossendorf, Germany)
  • Magnetic nanowires for biomedical applications: Bethanie Stadler (Minnesota, USA)