The aim of the Toruń Summer School 2019: Polarimetry as a diagnostic tool in astronomy is to introduce to the participants the polarimetric basics and the modern techniques and instrumentation.

During one week school, the world-class experts on polarimetry will give lectures and hands-on sessions on the following topics: an introduction to polarimetry, instruments and observational techniques, methods, principles, errors calculation and propagation, polarization of interstellar matter, polarized light from exoplanets and planetary atmospheres, comets and asteroids, young stellar objects, protoplanetary disks and debris disks, as well as on magnetised stars, compact objects and AGNs and galaxies.


Important dates

  • Registration deadline: May 31, 2019 (23:59 CET)
  • Selection of the participants: June 15, 2019
  • Payment deadline: July 31, 2019
  • Dates of the school: September 23-27, 2019