Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)


Application Process

Students interested in applying to the IN+ Summer School should complete an online form until March 31, 2018, 23:59 GMT, providing contact and research details, such as e-mail, name, affiliation, degree, professional background, and the following documents:

  • Your abridged CV, with a maximum of 2 pages
  • Your motivation letter with a maximum of 500 words
  • Proof of university enrolment in the academic year 2017/2018

Please see the application form here

Any personal information you provide for administrative purposes (including payment processing) will be covered by European legislation on data protection and handled accordingly.

To participate in the IN+ Summer School, you must complete the payment procedure. Payment must be made through bank transfer, and a proof – e.g. a screenshot of payment – should be sent to summerschool@in3.tecnico.ulisboa.pt until April 28th (Early bird), or until May 20th, 2018 (regular fee).

Our bank details and payment process will be sent directly to all accepted participants via e-mail.

Our fees for 2018 are:

  • Early bird 400 euros
  • Regular Registration 450 euros
  • Local participants (no accommodation) 350 euros

>> Sales Tax (VAT) is included in our registration fees.

Certificate

Yes, you will receive an attendance certificate provided by the IN+ research center.

Logistics

Our fee is an all-in package consisting the following components:

  • Accommodation for 6 nights from July 15, 2018 and July 21, 2018, in a single room at a student residence
  • Course participation and materials
  • Wi-Fi on campus
  • Meals, namely breakfasts, coffee-breaks, and lunches during the event
  • Transportation within the city of Lisbon for the purposes of some program elements
  • One opening night dinner and one networking dinner

What is not included in the fee:

  • Transportation to and from the event location
  • Dinners, except the opening night and social event
  • Optional touristic tours - apr. 20 euro per tour, one of the two:
    • Sintra hiking and visiting of the castle
    • surfing or stand-up paddling in Cascais
  • Personal medical insurance >> If you are a European citizen, you may consider requesting a European Health Insurance Card

Generally, you do if you are not a holder of an EU/EEA/Swiss passport (or enrolled full-time at a European institution during the 2017/18 academic year). Regardless, please check visa requirements in due time before you leave.

If you have any questions, please ask your nearest Portuguese consulate.

To learn if you need a visa – check here.

To apply for a visa online – click here.

If you require an invitation letter or other legal document for travel, please contact us in advance: summerschool@in3.tecnico.ulisboa.pt

Policies

Yes. You can request a full-refund minus the bank transfer fees before May 20th, 2018.

After that date, we will retain 75% of the payment to pay for services acquired for the participants, such as accommodation, transportation, dinner reservations, scheduled field trip, all of which must be acquired in advance.

Any personal information you provide for administrative purposes (including payment processing) will be covered by European legislation on data protection and handled accordingly.

Any images or videos taken during the IN+ Summer School will be used for communication and dissemination purposes only and provided that we have due permission from our participants.

You will be able to manage your permission in the Application Form.

Other

Yes, we do. We will consider mobility limitations, food restrictions, and any other kind of circumstances we need to account for during your stay, on the condition of timely communication. These details will be explicitly asked for the application form.

If no restrictions apply to you, but you have preferences to be considered, please contact us in advance directly.