Debye-ISCC Spring School 2024

The next Spring School will take place on 17-18-19 April 2024. This will be a joined event, organized by the Debye Institute and the Institute for Sustainable and Circular Chemistry .

The Debye Spring School is part of the educational program of the Debye Institute. Besides improving knowledge about the institute's research topics, the event aims at bringing together the PhD candidates who work in the different sections of the institute. The Spring School is organized every other year and is a three-day program that focuses on a specific topic in nanomaterials science. During these days there will be lectures by renowned scientists from both universities and industry.

Debye Spring School 2022

The theme of Spring School 2022 was Microscopy and took place on 20-22 April 2022 in Kasteel de Berckt, Baarlo.

The school covered the various microscopy techniques that are used in the Debye Institute. Also, topics such as image processing, data management and machine learning were covered. Experts from the fields of optical-, electron, X-ray, and scanning probe microscopy were present and gave an in depth introduction to these versatile techniques. They also highlighted how these techniques are used in materials research. There were other lectures by renowned (international) scientists as well as scientific staff members from our own Debye Institute.

Previous Debye Spring Schools



Kasteel Berckt, Baarlo, Limburg


Spring School postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic


Nanomaterials for Daily Life

Bergse Bossen, Driebergen, Utrecht


Nanomaterials for Energy: Photovoltaics, Storage and Blue Energy

Golfzang Hotel, Egmond aan Zee, Noord-Holland



Conferentiehotel Guldenberg, Helvoirt


Self-Assembly Set to Scale

't Wapen van Marion, Oostvoorne, Zeeland


Nanophotonics: Light Control, Emission and Harvesting

NH conference Centre Leeuwenhorst, Noordwijkerhout


Nanomaterials for Sustainable Energy

Tulip Inn, Callantsoog, Noord-Holland