This one-week spring school will provide several lectures by leading experts supplemented by a few shorter seminars. The year 2021 school will address Moiré and van der Waals heterostructures. 
The lecturers will give graduate level presentations introducing to state-of-the-art methods and techniques featuring the key issues of the  physics of moiré and van der Waals heterostructures. While the school is primarily aimed at instructing PhD students and young postdoctoral researchers, more senior scientists who want to acquaint themselves with the subject of the school are also welcome. 

14 fellowships for first and second year PhD students with a topic of their doctoral thesis closely related to the school focus will also be available. The fellowships cover half of the school registration fee for standard accommodation in a shared double room.

How to apply for a Fellowship

If you apply for support by a fellowship please provide the following information:

Did you start with your doctoral thesis after January 1, 2019?

Give the topic of your doctoral thesis.

Ask your thesis advisor to send an email to info(at) with the subject line "Fellowship Your Name”.

This email should address the following points: 

1) Why is your participation in the Capri Spring School 2021 important?

2) Why can your home institution not cover the full registration fee?

Deadline for Email: 08.01.2021

Important Dates

  • Fellowship deadline:         January 08, 2021
  • Registration deadline:       January 08, 2021
  • Acceptance notification:   January 22, 2021
  • Payment deadline:            February 26, 2021

Keynote Lecturers:


Centro Multimediale “Mario Cacace" in Anacapri



The registration fee of 800 Euro includes accommodation in a double room for seven nights from Sunday till Sunday; five dinners, starting with a welcome dinner on Sunday, and twice daily coffee breaks at the conference venue. Single room accommodation is possible at a surcharge of 350 Euro. Accompanying persons in a shared double room can be accommodated for a rate of 500 Euros (this covers accommodation for seven nights and five dinners and the excursion).


Registration fee: 800 Euro

Supplement for single room accommodation: 350 Euro

Registration includes:

  • Hotel accommodation (April 18 - 25, i.e. 7 nights)
  • Dinners, including Welcome Dinner on April 18, except Wed. 21 and after excursion to Pompeii (April 24)
  • Breakfast (April 19 - 25)
  • Coffee breaks (April 19 - 23)
  • Excursion to Pompeii (April 24, if weather permits)

Registration for accompanying person:

(in shared double room): 500 Euro

Registration for accompanying persons includes:

  • Hotel accommodation (April 18 - 25, i.e. 7 nights)
  • Dinners, including Welcome Dinner on May 3, except Wed. 6 and after excursion to Pompeii (April 24)
  • Breakfast  (April 19 - 25)
  • Coffee breaks (April 19 - 23)
  • Excursion to Pompeii (April 24, if weather permits)
Scientific Coordination:

Dario Bercioux
San Sebastián, ES

De Martino

London, UK

Reinhold Egger
Düsseldorf, DE

Hermann Grabert
Freiburg, DE

Christian Schönenberger
Basel, CH

Arturo Tagliacozzo
Naples, IT