Call for Participation

Submission System: Prospective participants should apply online. The application period has been extended until November 30th 12:00 (Noon) CET.

For your application, please click here.

Submission: The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 40. When applying, prospective attendees need to provide, in a single PDF file:

  • A one page resumé including information on home institution, current status (PhD student, post-doc, researcher, …), expected graduation date in case of PhD students, publications (if any, an existing publication track is by no means mandatory and fresh PhD students are welcome as well), type of basic academic knowledge background in computer science, data science, or closely related subjects, and any other information the applicant deems relevant.
  • A two-page extended abstract describing current and future research the applicant is focusing on; the content of the extended abstract will match the content of the poster that the applicant, if accepted, will be presenting during a poster session at the school. The extended abstract should contain a statement about motivations for participating in the doctoral school.
  • A letter of recommendation from supervisor

Format: For preparing the extended abstract, please use the ACM SigConference template. The extended abstracts of accepted applicants with be delivered as school proceedings to all attendees and published online on the school website.


Selection Criteria: Selection will be based on the expected benefit the applicant may gain by attending the school, on geographical distribution, and on the prospective mixture of attendees with different backgrounds and research areas that will be attending the school.


Cost: Participation to the school is free of charge for students of IdeaLeague institutions, and covers overnight stay for the duration of the school, all meals (excluding breakfast) and social activities, excluding travel costs which are not covered for students of IDEALeague institutions. The registration fee for non-IdeaLeague attendees is € 750.00, and it does not cover overnight stay costs nor travel costs.

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