*"Advanced Topics in String Theory"*

**8.10 - 12.10.2007**

**Universität Hamburg & DESY**

The course offers five series of lectures on current topics in string theory. Knowledge in Quantum Field Theory, General Relativity and of the basics of String Theory is assumed.

The String Steilkurs 2007 will begin Monday, October 8^{th} at 9:00, and
end on Friday, October 12^{th} at 17:00.

**Lecturers:**

- Ralph Blumenhagen (MPI München): Advances in D-brane Model Building
- Marcos Marino (CERN): Introduction to Topological String Theory and its Applications
- Yuji Okawa (DESY): Introduction to String Field Theory
- Antoine Van Proeyen (Leuven): Supergravity in String Theory
- Konstantin Zarembo (Uppsala): Aspects of the AdS/CFT correspondence

**Organization: **

Jan Louis | Volker Schomerus, Jörg Teschner | |

II. Institut für Theoretische Physik Universität Hamburg Luruper Chaussee 149 22761 Hamburg |
Theory Group DESY Notkestraße 85 22603 Hamburg |

**Applications **are possible on-line.
Deadline is September 24^{th}, 2007. There is no fee for the course but we cannot reimburse expenses of participants.

There is limited accomodation available on a first come, first serve basis in the DESY guest-house. To register for this, fill in the guest-house registration form. Please enter "Uni-Theorie" in the field for the DESY Group, and explain in the field for additional text that you will be attending the String Steilkurs .

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Funded by the SFB 676 "Particles, Strings and the Early Universe".

Earlier meetings: 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006