Theoretical Statistical Physics

Lecture Course at Universität Heidelberg, Fall Term, 2021


Manfred Salmhofer, Institut für Theoretische Physik


The course Theoretical Statistical Physics is Part 4 of the theoretical physics curriculum. It covers thermodynamics, kinetic theory, the fundamentals of classical and quantum statistical mechanics, as well as selected applications.

Registration for this course is now open online here .

Material for this course will be made available to registered participants on the internal homepage of the course.


Lectures and tutorials, in the standard form for core courses in theoretical physics at our university. The details (and updates, if necessary) will be announced in class.

Literature and exam modalities

will be announced in class

Event coordinates

Tuesday and Thursday 11-13
Philosophenweg 12, großer Hörsaal

First lecture: Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Tutorials will start in the week of October 26.