ISP Physics

In 1961 an international fellowship program started at the Institute of Physics at Uppsala University. The program was then called the International Seminar for Research and Education in Physics. Later it was renamed to The International Programme in the Physical Sciences (IPPS). 

Subject areas supported in recent years are:

  • Condensed matter physics and materials science
  • Biophysics and radiation physics
  • Geophysics and atmospheric physics
  • Environmental physics
  • Applied laser physics
  • Instrumental development
  • Astrophysics and space science


Supported research groups

ISP Physics supports research groups in the following countries:

Supported networks

  • AFSIN - African Spectral Imaging Network
  • EAARN - East African Astrophysics Research Network
  • EANWoBAS - Eastern Africa Network for Women in Basic Sciences
  • ESARSWG - Eastern and Southern African Regional Seismological Working Group
  • MSSEESA - Materials Science and Solar Energy Network for Easter and Southern Africa

Formerly supported groups and networks

Last modified: 2023-09-28