IRTG SMCP Summer School 2009

IRTG/Pro*Doc Berlin-Zürich
''Stochastic Models of Complex Processes''

Chorin, Germany
August 31 to September 4, 2009


Main Lecturers

Terry Lyons, Oxford: "Rough paths"

Lecture notes coming soon!

Abstract, Personal homepage

Bálint Tóth, Budapest : "Scaling limits for self-interacting random walks and diffusions"

Abstract, Lecture notes, Personal homepage


There will be two courses by the main speakers, each of them of about 1.5 hours per day. The school will start Monday 31 in the morning and end Friday 4 at noon. The main lectures will take place during the morning session. In the afternoon, there will be tutorials for the main courses, and short talks (~25 minutes) by the participants. An excursion will be organised on Wednesday afternoon.

Schedule (PDF)
Program of the short talks (PDF)
Abstracts for the short talks (PDF)

Talk slides

Agnes Backhausz
Matteo Casserini
Alessandra Cipriani
Alex Drewitz
Hilmar Mai
Sophie Pénisson
Mathias Rafler
Balázs Ráth
Anja Richter
Felix Rubin
Adrian Schnitzler
Augusto Teixeira
Philipp Thomann
Bálint Vetõ
Danyu Yang


Noemi's pictures
Hanna's pictures
Balázs' pictures
Bálint Vetõ's pictures


The school will take place in Chorin, not far from Berlin.

How to get there: Participants should plan to arrive on Sunday, August 30. Flights to Berlin, either to Schönefeld or to Tegel Airport, and then take public transport to Berlin Hauptbahnhof (main station), which takes about 30 minutes from either airport. From Berlin Hauptbahnhof, there are trains to Chorin leaving each hour at xx.34 until 22.34 and take about 40 minutes to Chorin. There is no need to book a ticket in advance. The school will end on Friday, September 4 around 12:30. Websites of public transport: German railway company, or public transport of Berlin and surroundings. A dinner (buffett) will be organised on sunday evening.
How to get from the station to the hotel: See this map. We will try to organise some transport by car from the station to the hotel.


This school is is part of the international graduate program IRTG/Pro*Doc "Stochastic Models of Complex Processes and their Applications", of the Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Technische Universität Berlin, Universität Potsdam, ETH Zürich and Universität Zürich, funded by DFG and SNF. More information: Berlin, Zürich.


List of participants (PDF)


Registration is closed.

Schools in past years

Summer School 2008 in Disentis, Switzerland
Spring School 2007 in Potsdam, Germany

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