The School will be open to 50 qualified and selected students.
Registration fee: 500 euro, VAT 22% included.
The fee covers all lectures; course material; wi-fi connections; lunches and coffee breaks.

HOW TO APPLY: Prospective participants have to fill out and submit the form below, and upload a 1-page letter succinctly describing their educational background, current position, research interests, and motivations for participating in the School.

PREREQUISITES: Basic notions and metrics on complex networks are required to be able to follow the entire course.

SELECTION CRITERIA: In addition to applicant quality, the Organizing Committee will consider a number of features including: the coherence of the motivation with the aim and scope of the school, the potential benefit for the student’s research, the timeliness for the development of the student’s career.

•   Student application: March 13, 2016
•   Notification of acceptance: April 3, 2016
•   Registration (only accepted students): April 17, 2016

The Complex Systems Society (CSS), in the framework of the TSS Program, grants 3 fee waivers to support the attendance of PhD students and Junior Post Doctoral researchers (no more than three years from their PhD completion) who are members of the CSS.

Prospective participants who are eligible for the TSS grant should accompany their application (see the form below) with an email to the Organizing Committee (Carlo Piccardi, email requiring the fee waiver, providing evidence of their eligibility. The acceptance will be notified together with the admission to the school (before April 3, 2016).



The application form for Complex networks: theory, methods, and applications (2nd edition) is currently closed.

For information, please contact the Organizing Secretariat

(Mariagiovanna Falasconi – email: