General information

We cordially invite you to take part in METANANO School on the topic Photonics of 2D materials. The aim of the School is to bring together PhD and Master’s students in an effort to lay the ground for future research as well as to educate the professionals in fields of nanophotonics and metamaterials.
In the scope of the Summer School, the world's best experts will give lectures grouped into a 5-day course. The course will start with the fundamentals and will cover the latest achievements as well. The practical classes will help you to get the skills necessary for conducting own scientific research in this new exciting area of physics. Upon succssful completion of the final exam 3 ECTS will be awarded.

The School is organized by the Department of Physics and Engineering of ITMO University and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.

Given the uncertainty of the situation in the world and no predictions on whether the traveling will be allowed by next summer we consider holding the school either in a hybrid format or fully online.


We cordially invite you to take part as a lecturer in the forthcoming School events. Please contact School Chair to request more information.

Practical classes



Important Dates

  • 15 April, 2021 – Application deadline

  • 19 - 23 July, 2021 – METANANO School


Selection of the School participants is made on the basis of applicant’s CV and motivation letter. All registered participants are encouraged to attend Poster Session competition. The best poster will be awarded.
The School will be held online and there is no registration fee for participants. Travel grants will be offered for selected students after consideration of requests.

Registration fee

Student 280 EUR

The fee includes tuition, lecture materials, lunches and coffee-breaks, and social events. Participants are responsible for finding accommodation.
For students affiliated with CIS-countries' universities the fee is reduced to 10000 RUB. Please contact School Organizers for details.


All participants of the School will be offered to solve a number of problems given by lecturers. Students who will successfully solve all tasks and present their results will be awarded 3 ECTS.