Participation in the school is free and open to all interested.
Grants for selected participants are available via the NOTICE COST action as a financial support to travel and local costs (payment of € 700 as lump sum refund after attending the school). 
Please note that according to the COST rules trainees eligible to be reimbursed from all COST countries (full list of COST countries can be found in

Candidates should apply using the website application form and send a short motivation letter plus academic CV (max. one page each).


For registration & financial support applications please click HERE

Visa to Israel

Israel has visa exemption agreements with many countries - for visits of up to 90 days

Most Europeans/Americans do not require an entry visa for Israel. 

Please check whether you need to obtain a visa to visit Israel


Application opens
6 June 2016

Application closes
20 September 2016

Notification to applicants
30 September

15-17 January 2017

Organizing committee

  • Ishai Dror
    Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • Montserrat Filella
    University of Geneva, Switzerland
  • Kevin Francesconi
    Graz University, Austria
  • Natalia Ospina-Alvarez
    University of Potsdam, Germany


  • COST, European cooperation in science and technology
  • EU, European Union
  • The Chorafas Institute for Scientific Exchange