TU Dresden und CAWR


Target group of participants

The invitation is aimed towards early stage researchers, primarily doctoral candidates and post-docs, working with theory, analysis, modelling and simulation of natural and anthropogenic (technological and social) networks. Students enrolled in BSc and MSc programs can unfortunately not be considered. A balanced mixture of participants from natural, engineering, social and economic sciences is intended; this will be considered in the selection.

Target disciplines

Natural Sciences (Environmental, Ecological, Hydro, Life, Geological/Earth Sciences…), Engineering Sciences (Civil and Environmental Engineering, Energy, Traffic…), Social Sciences, Business and Economics, Management, Political Sciences…

Funding for participants

Participation is free of charge; lunch and coffee breaks will be provided. Travel costs will be partly reimbursed according to the guidelines of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG). Accommodation will be organized and fully funded for all participants.

Further participation information

The Synthesis Summerschool will be held in English. Preparation material will be provided on basics of network theory and science which participants are expected to familiarize themselves with. All participants will be required to provide a research poster that they will present during the workshop.

Since 2013, International Summerschools are organized each year at the five Schools of TU Dresden, supported by TU Dresden’s Institutional Strategy. TU Dresden’s Institutional Strategy is funded by the Excellence Initiative of the German Federal and State Governments.