Series of Training Schools in Symbolic Computation
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Application Procedure

To apply, please upload the following documents to the school submission page provided by the EasyChair system before the application deadline:

  1. A short curriculum vitae.
  2. An extended abstract of at most 4 pages describing applicant's research where symbolic computation can be used.
  3. For students, a document that confirms their student status (a copy of the student card, or a letter from the university) and a recommendation letter from the adviser.
Applications must be in English. The documents should be uploaded in two files:
  1. The abstract in postscript or in pdf form from the File field in the submission system.
  2. The curriculum vitae in postscript or in pdf form from the Attachment field in the submission system. If you are a student, please zip together the cv, confirmation, and recommendation letter, and upload the zipped file from the Attachment field in the submission system.
Abstracts should provide sufficient information to judge their relevance to the programme of the school and importance of the research described. Participants will be selected by the members of the selection committee. This includes reviewing of the submitted abstracts.

A restricted number of grants is available. Please indicate in your application whether you are applying for the grant.


The SCIEnce project offers grants to attend the Fifth RISC/SCIEnce Training School in Symbolic Computation. The grant covers the cost of an economy class travel to the school site and back, accommodations during the school, daily allowance, free registration, and school materials.

Priority in awarding grants will be given to individuals who satisfy the conditions of eligibility for the Transnational Access Programme, namely:

  1. They are members of user groups whose leader and the majority of members are employed by institutions within European Community Member States (except Austria) or Associated States, i.e., Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Turkey, Iceland, Israel, Lichtenstein, Norway or Switzerland, and
  2. The user group they belong to is entitled to disseminate the knowledge they have generated under the project. The sole exception to this rule are groups from small or medium-sized enterprises (SME).

Students and researchers on the early stage of their career are especially encouraged to apply. The number of grants is limited.