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System Experiments

Methodological Approaches to System Experiments

International Summer School

June 23-28, 2019 Volterra, Italy

Important dates

  • Summer School Dates: June 23-28, 2019
  • Registration Opening: February 22, 2019
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: April 15, 2019 now closed
  • Late Bird Registration Deadline: May 27, 2019
  • Application for Scholarship Deadline: April 15, 2019 now closed
  • Notification of Scholarship Awards: April 20, 2019

Registration process and fees

Registration process

A maximum of 30 participants can be accommodated.

To apply, you must complete the online Pre-registration form.

Applications will be selected by the scientific committee of the summer school. You will be notified of your acceptance by e-mail, with instructions for online payment.

Registration fees

Early birds (pre-registration before 15 April, 2019): 1100 € (VAT included)
Later pre-registration (between 15 April and 27 May): 1 300 € (VAT included)

Optional day trip rate: 120 € (VAT included)

This amount covers the following costs: registration, food & accommodation, field trips & sightseeing tours, and round trip from Pisa or Florence airport.


Two full scholarships will be provided to participants from developping countries.

To apply, please send a resume and a motivation letter  to before 15 April.

Applications will be selected on the basis of living costs in the country of the concerned organization, and relevance of the pedagogical objectives of the summer school to professional objectives of applicants. Selected applicants will be notified by e-mail on 20 May.

Local Information

The venue

The summer school will take place at SIAF International School for Advanced Education, in Volterra, Italy.

Participants will be accomodated on site.

Facilities include an open air swimming pool, tennis court/sports ground and gym.

Swimming pool

Day trip in Florence

A day trip in Florence will be organized on Sunday 23 June depending on the number of  interested participants.

Santa Maria del Fiore

Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral

- Arrival in the evening of the 22d at the hotel Ferdinando II de’ Medici in Florence
- Meeting at 8:30 am at the hotel reception (4-hour excursion, take walking shoes, it can be hot, be dressed in an appropriate way)
- Guided walk through Florence with comments on the following points:
         Santa Maria del Fiore
         Basilica di Santa Croce
         Piazza della Signoria
         Palazzo Vecchio
         Basilica di Santo Spirito
         Palazzo Pitti
- Guided tour of the Galleria degli Uffizi
- Lunch in the Trattoria Anita
- Free afternoon in Florence
- Meeting at 5:45 pm in LUNGARNO DELLA ZECCA (departure at 6 pm for the airport to pick up the other participants)
- Arrival at 6:30 pm at Florence airport
- Departure at 7 pm for SIAF
- Arrival at SIAF around 8 pm; check-in and dinner at SIAF

Optional day trip rate: 120 €
This rate includes the night in a hotel, the guided tour in the morning, the entrance to the museum, lunch, and pick-up to join the SIAF (with a stop at the airport to pick up the other participants).
The price is as follows: 60€ for the hotel, 20€ for the meal, 15€ for the museum entrance, 25€ for the guide and return to the airport.

Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio


Palazzo Vecchio

Palazzo Vecchio