Student, who passed the course satisfactorily will be able to:

- describe and use the basic notions of quantized open and closed strings
- understand and use the basic properties of D-branes
- comprehend the notion of String charge
- comprehend and make use of the notion of T-duality of both closed and open strings
- understand the properties of electromagnetic fields on D- branes and their consequences
- describe the basic proposals for the uses of D-branes in Particle Physics
- state elementary features of the superstring theory