This year the school caters to Master students, PhD students and researchers involved in projects that are in the ambit of  "brain Inspired ICT", “cognitive systems-robotics” "Social SensoriMotor Contingencies".

The school will offer up to 30 student slots for the practical workshops while as many researchers of the associated projects can sign up to attend the presentations and discussion sessions as are interested. For the lectures the limit will be placed at 60-70 given the capacity of the available lecture theatre.      


The particpation fee will include everyday coffee break and lunch, 1 welcome event and 2 social events with dinner. Accommodation is not included.

If you wish to participate at this special edition of the summer school with socSMCs you should go through the following steps:

1) Become a member of the "Convergent Science Network System of Biomimetic and Biohybrid systems"

2) Fill up the application form HERE

3) Contact us at for any information you may still need


please send your application before 27th of July 2016   Deadline extended to 15th of August!

IMPORTANT: please include your CV and if you are a student you also need to send a letter of recommendation from your supervisor or other senior researchers. Once you have sent this documentation, your application will be processed and you will get an answer via email with the information about the payment procedure.   


Barcelona offers a great variety of hotels to accommodate your taste. Find below a list of residences and apartments nearby UPF campus.

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