The Institute

The Institute for Theoretical Physics (IFT) UAM-CSIC was officially created in 2003 as a joint research center belonging to the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM). It is the only Spanish center dedicated entirely to research in Theoretical Physics. The IFT members develop research in the frontiers of Elementary Particle Physics, Astroparticles and Cosmology, in order to understand the fundamental keys of Nature and the Universe. They are also leading many research projects, both at the national and international level. The IFT is part of the strategic line `Theoretical Physics and Mathematics´ of the Campus of International Excellence (CEI) UAM+CSIC established in 2009. Since 2012, it is credited as Severo Ochoa Centre of Excellence. Besides purely scientific activity, in the IFT is also conducted intensive training tasks of young researchers and professionals through the graduate program in Theoretical Physics with mention of excellence from the CEI and the Ministry of Education. In addition, the Institute carries out the important task of transferring knowledge to society through several outreach programs.


Institutional video of IFT

Booklets

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Videos about the IFT and its activities

Three Nobel prizes at the IFT Xmas workshop, 2012

Tres premios Nobel en la jornada científica del IFT

Workshop "Entangle this", 2014

Workshop "Entangle This" en el IFT UAM-CSIC

Conference by Prof. Andrei Linde, 2015

Conferencia de Andrei Linde en el IFT UAM-CSIC

XIX IFT Xmas Workshop, 2014

XIX IFT XMas Workshop