Applications & deadlines

The Como Lake School on Advances in Complex Systems is open to 40 Ph. D. students or postdocs. The school fee is 400€ (VAT 22% included) and includes all lectures, course material, Wi-Fi connections, lunches, coffee breaks, one social dinner.

HOW TO APPLY: All applicants have to fill out the application form, including a short CV with list of publications and the motivation for their participation to the School.

FELLOWSHIPS: 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 two years from their PhD completion) who are members of the CSS. Prospective participants who are eligible for the TSS grant should accompany their application with an email to the Organizing Committee (stefano.zapperi _at_, requiring the fee waiver, providing evidence of their eligibility. The acceptance will be notified together with the admission to the school. 


  • Student application: March 1, 2015 (EXTENDED TO March 7)
  • Notification of acceptance: March 30, 2015
  • Registration (only accepted students): May 1, 2015