Slovak Spectroscopic Society, member of the Association of Slovak Scientific and Technological Societies organizes under the auspices of the Slovak Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic Winter School of Synchrotron Radiation 2013. It is a continuation of the School that took place in 2011.

The School will concentrate on tutorial lectures devoted to basic concepts of synchrotron radiation and its use in variety of research areas. It will provide information on possible research topics, experimental techniques, application for beamtime and practical arrangement of experiments. Lectures will be given by experts from synchrotron facilities and other institutions on the respective fields of science. Presentations can be delivered in Slovak /Czech language, however slides are welcome in English.

The school is intended for young research fellows, PhD and MSc students as well as for senior researchers who are interested in acquiring new ideas about unique experiments.

One day of the school will be devoted to XFEL (X-ray Free Electron Laser) principles and applications and in particular to The European XFEL project in Hamburg.