Casimir Research School - Leiden University's and Delft University of Technology’s joint research school in interdisciplinary physics - brings together over 270 PhD students, 130 postdocs and 100 faculty members. The school's research program is developed by groups at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience in Delft and at the Leiden Institute of Physics (LION). Casimir, established in 2004, is named after Professor Hendrik B.G. Casimir (1909-2000), whose involvement in fundamental physics as well as applied physics left many traces in the Dutch scientific landscape.

Student profiles

Joeri de Bruijckere

Study: Casimir Pre-PhD track Delft. Currently: PhD student in the group of Herre van der Zant at TU Delft.

"Casimir offers various courses that help me to develop a broader set of skills, which are not only applicable during, but also after the PhD."



11 - 15 November 2019

Life Sciences with Industry 2019link

21 November 2019

RISE Symposium 2019link