How to apply

The Summer School is designed for Ph.D. students, post-doctoral research fellows and early career scholars from a variety of disciplines and approaches within the human, social and cognitive sciences.

Joining the Summer School, participants will have the possibility to present an original contribution within a poster session format (preferably somehow Bayesian-related), which will be evaluated for the best poster prize! This is not mandatory but can be a great opportunity for all the students.

In order to ease the teacher-students contact, only a maximum of 25 participants will be admitted.

Deadline for applications is March 15, 2021.

Each application must be in English and should include

    1.  a short CV – max two pages;
    2.  a motivation letter (max 500 words);
    3. fill this questionnaire (
    4.  – optional but recommended – an abstract (max 350 words) concerning the poster you intend to present at the summer school.

Here the template of the abstract.

Applications should be sent at

Participants will be selected based on participants’ CV, motivation letter, poster abstract, research interests, and balance within the group regarding gender and geographical origin, with a preference for profiles with MATLAB and R experience. Incomplete applications and applications presented in languages other than English will not be considered.


Notification of decisions will be sent to applicants via email the April 15, 2021.

Face-to-face Participation fees:

    • Students and Ph.D. students: 100 €
    • Post-docs and researchers: 200 €

The Fee includes the costs for the entire summer school and coffee breaks.

These fees will be applied only if the Summer School will be held face-to-face.

If the pandemic situation will require an Online version, the fees will be for Students and Ph.D. students: 100 €, for Post-docs and researchers: 200 €.

The city of Verona offers several options for accommodation and beautiful places to visit.

Deadline for applications is March 15, 2021.