Link for application. Deadline extended to 20th July (midnight), 2018! Welcome to join!


Application will be open from 1st May 2018 at 08:00 (UTC+1).

Students interested in participating to the summer school can submit their application by filling the application formOnce the application form is submitted, modification can only be made by connecting the organization committee. An abstract of the poster and a recommendation letter are obligatory for application.

For all master and PhD students the participation fee is 115 CHF, and for all the post-doc or researchers the participation fee is 200 CHF. This includes daily lunch and coffee breaks, aperos for poster sessions and one event dinner in the restaurant in center Lausanne. Transportation and accommodation are not included.

The application deadline is 30th June 2018 at 23:55 (UTC+1). Successful applicants will be contacted by email with instructions regarding the payment of the participation fee.

Credits and Exam

Upon successful completion of the exam at the end of the school, participants will be awarded 2 ECTS credits. Students from non-swiss universities will be provided with a certificate of attendance by EPFL secretariat to obtain the corresponding credits from their home universities.

The format of the exam of this summer school will be a report:

Student need to chair one lecture, including giving the brief introduction of the speakers and lecture topics, and they need to stimulate the discussion after the lecture. Each student need to write a report based on their lecture notes and the discussions following the lectures. Those reports need to be submitted within one week after the summer school to the teaching assistant and they will be evaluated by the speakers. The evaluations will be considered for the final rating.