How to Apply

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Specific information about de precise dates of the application process is displayed on the main web page and on the corresponding section of this page. Please, take a look at it. Also make sure that your reference letter arrives by 12 April 2018, as the review period will start then. Applicants will be selected competitively by an internal review process based on the submitted documents, including the letter of reference received.

Registration Costs

The registration fees for the summer school will cover tuition, coffee breaks, and social events. For this MLSS, the fees are estimated to be similar to those of previous events. However, these fees can be modified depending on the level of sponsorship obtained and the total number of attendees of the event:



Students (including Ph.D. students)

250.00 euros

Other academics (including postdocs)

500.00 euros


750.00 euros

Please note that the fees do not cover accommodation. Lodging will have to be arranged by the participants themselves. However, we will try to make our best to help you in your search through this website.

Travel Support and Reduction of Fees

A very limited number of travel stipends and free registration fees will be available to students in need of financial support. Recipients of such stipends and free registration fees will be informed of the details in their confirmation mail. Please, specify that you need travel support in the registration form and enter the estimated amount of money in euros. Your letter of reference should also mention that you need financial support. You should use the comments box to add additional details about your circumstances.

Letters of Reference

The writer should assess the qualities, characteristics, and capabilities of the person being recommended in terms of that individual's abilities. The letter should address the applicant's background and potential in Machine Learning, academic standing compared to other students, and how he or she would benefit from attending MLSS 2018. The referee should be a person that has some experience working together with the applicant. It can be for example a Ph.D. supervisor, a former employer or manager. In the application form, simply enter the email address and details of the referee. That person will receive all the information needed to submit the reference letter.

Important Dates