Useful information



Full registration fee: € 610,00 (€ 500,00 +22% VAT)

Discounts for special cases will be communicated at a later stage.

The fee includes for the whole period:

  • lectures
  • materials
  • administrative costs
  • accommodation costs in Venice
  • meals: breakfast and lunch
  • a boat trip on the Venetian Lagoon (to be confirmed)

Travel expenses are not included in the fee.


Full payments details will be furnished at a later stage.

Payments can be done only after communication of admission to the Summer School from the Organizing Committee.

The receipt of payment together with the confirmation of participation to the School must be sent within 31 May 2018 through the online acceptance form that will be available after the selection process.



Cancellation Information

If you find it necessary to cancel the registration completely, please send an email to

  • provided written notice is received by 10th June 2018, a full refund will be given less a 20% administration charge.
  • provided written notice is received by 20th June 2018, a 50% refund will be given.
  • it is regretted for registrations cancelled after 20th June 2018, or for no-shows at the school, the full fee (100% cancellation charges) will be payable.


Funding will be available for some scholarships (about 10), awarded by the Scientific Committee of the School, to young talented students either from academia or industry coming from less-advantaged countries.
Students eligible for a scholarship will be duly informed by the Organizing Committee.

Scholarships will cover in full or in part:

  • school fees
  • accommodation in Venice
  • travel from the country of residence which MUST be first approved by the Organizing Committee: students should purchase the two-way ticket personally and will be required to turn in receipts to the Organizing Committee; travel must be via the least expensive means of transportation


Thanks to the collaboration with the Superintendence of Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape for the City of Venice and Lagoon the Summer School will be hosted in the beautiful and prestigious Venetian location of Palazzo Ducale, the Doge’s Palace.

Palazzo Ducale is a palace built in Venetian Gothic style, an impressive structure and one of the main landmarks of the city of Venice. The palace was the residence of the supreme authority of the former Republic of Venice, the Doge of Venice, and today is one of the most important museums in Venice.


In case the participants need a letter of invitation for VISA applications, please contact the organizing committee indicating the title of the abstract and your affiliation.

A letter will be sent as soon as possible (generally within 24/48 hours).


Participants will be housed close to the course location in Venice City within maximum 15 minutes walk.