We are focused on research in the area of quantum foundations, quantum communication, and quantum information with the aim of developing quantum communication technologies and new computing techniques.
  • Foundational Underpinnings of Quantum Technologies Group

    leader Ana Belen Sainz

  • Multiphoton Quantum Optics for Quantum Information Group

    leader Marek Zukowski

  • New Quantum Resources Group

    leader Paweł Horodecki

  • New Quantum Resources and Thermodynamics Group

    leader Michał Horodecki

  • Quantum Cybersecurity and Communication Group

    leader Marcin Pawłowski

  • Quantum Open Systems in Relation to Quantum Optics Group

    leader Łukasz Rudnicki



The purpose of the ICTQT is to conduct scientific research and development works in accordance with the adopted research agenda, in an international academic environment and at the highest academic level, with due regard for high ethical standards, good academic practice in particular, and to disseminate knowledge.


Research groups

Six research groups and a team of independent researchers explore the quantum foundations and technological aspects of quantum effects


Research projects

We are conducting research co-financed by a number of
institutions from Poland and abroad


Research staff

We are proud to host researchers from 13 different countries. We have build a balanced environment where young, aspiring scientist can grow under guidance of world class researchers



Number of publications with ICTQT affiliations. We are proud to collaborate with all major theoretical quantum research labs on 5 continents


World Quantum Day, April 14th, 2022

On the occasion of World Quantum Day on April 14th we invite you to two events in Tri-city area. At 12:00PM in the Library of the University […]

Two seminars on Gravitational Waves and Wigner’s friends

ICTQT Seminar  Date: March 25th, 2022Time: 11:00Speaker: Sebastian Szybka (Jagiellonian University) Examples of standing gravitational waves in general relativity Place: room 42, ICTQT (Jana Bażyńskiego 1A) Abstract: Standing waves are a quite common […]

Quantum Speedup workshop

The Quantum SpeedUp workshop series aim to provide a space for integration, exchange of ideas and inspiration between the members of the boosting quantum technology community in […]

Social Media

So many things to celebrate today.
Congratulations 🎉 👏👏 @anubhav70747 for getting doctor's diploma and @bel_sainz for getting habilitation diploma.
#academia #wizards
You both inspire me 💗
Can't wait for mine...😁😉

Dyrektor @ICTQT i przyjaciel Antona Zeilingera na gorąco o Nagrodzie Nobla z Fizyki 2022. @FNP_org_pl @naukawpolsce @Uniwersytet_GD @Quantum_PL

Austriacki fizyk doświadczalny Anton Zeilinger związany z UG wraz z Alainem Aspectem, członkiem komitetu Międzynarodowego Centrum Teorii Technologii Kwantowych @ictqt i Johnem Clauserem dostali Nagrodę Nobla w dziedzinie fizyki!!
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