amsterdam

June 10 to June 21, 2024 | Amsterdam | University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Eligibility

We invite applications from graduate students, early-career researchers and non-academic researchers. There are no restrictions based on citizenship, country of study, or country of employment. About 20 participants will be invited.

The Summer Institute aims to bring together computational social scientists across different levels of technical experience. To ensure working proficiency, participants with less experience with social science research or data science methods will be expected to complete additional readings and online learning modules in advance of the Institute.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and fields of study, especially applicants from groups currently under-represented in computational social science. We evaluate applicants along a number of dimensions: 1) research and teaching experience in the area of computational social science 2) contributions to public goods, such as creating open source software, curating public datasets, and creating educational opportunities for others 3) likelihood to benefit from participation 4) likelihood to contribute to the educational experience of other participants 5) potential to spread computational social science to new intellectual communities and areas of research. Further, when making our evaluations, we take into account applicant career stage and previous educational opportunities.

How To Apply

Applicants must submit the following documents:

  • A short CV (1 page)
  • 400 words text expressing motivation and research interest (to be inserted in the application form)

In order to be guaranteed full consideration, all application materials must be submitted by March 15. All application materials must be submitted through the application form. Soon after the application deadline, we will notify applicants and ask participants to confirm their participation.

Inquiries can be sent to sicss.amsterdam.2024@gmail.com

Application Frequently Asked Questions

Can I apply to more than one Summer Institute location?

Yes, but not at the same time. For example, you can apply to SICSS-Odissei, and then if you are not accepted you can apply to one of the other locations if it has a later deadline. However, you cannot have an applications under review at two locations simultaneously.

Can I participate in SICSS-Amsterdam if I have already participated in SICSS at another location?

No. Every year we have more applicants than we can accept, and we would like everyone to have a chance to participate in SICSS once before we allow folks to participate twice.

Host a Location

You can host a partner location of the Summer Institutes of Computational Social Science (SICSS) at your university, company, NGO, or government agency.

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