The applications are closed. Thank you for the great interest!

UPDATE: The application deadline is extended to February 26, 2023, Sunday.


Recent Advances in Computational Social Sciences Methods

We welcome applications to the 3rd SocialComQuant Summer School on Computational Social Science. This is the third Summer School of a series of 3 organized by the project SocialComQuant.

The last school of this series will focus on RECENT ADVANCES IN COMPUTATIONAL SOCIAL SCIENCES METHODS with a broad overview of methodological approaches to the computational social sciences (online experiments, novel data streams, agent-based models, and network science). 

The school will gather a number of diverse and outstanding speakers who will teach different methods and approaches to the computational social sciences, providing guidance through practical examples and coding exercises. 

Participants will conduct small projects in which they will apply the newly learned methods, and the lecturers will supervise them.


Application deadline: February 19, 2023 (23:59 AoE) February 26, 2023 (23:59 AoE)

Notification: March 1, 2023 March 17, 2023

School dates: July 24 - 28, 2023 


The school will take place at the ISI Foundation, in Turin, Italy

The school format will be entirely in-person. Participants are expected to travel to Italy and gather all the travel documents that are needed (such as visas, etc.). 


Participation in summer school comes with no fees.

The Social Comquant project and CCSS will be able to cover the participation expenses (travel and accommodation) providing a bursary to a number of selected participants. Please, indicate in your motivation letter if you need support and if you apply for the bursary.

The Social Comquant Project will also provide lunches during school at no cost. 


Please submit your motivation letter (one-page max), and CV in one single PDF file to the application form that shows up when you click the "APPLY NOW" button below.

Please indicate if you need support to cover your travel and accommodation expenses.

The school is open to anyone interested in learning about recent advances in computational social sciences methods.

Previous coding experience is not strictly required but participants are encouraged to become familiar with a scripting language like Python or R before joining the summer school. 

The aim is to bring together a heterogeneous international group of people. However, we have a limited number of places for participants and everyone needs to apply by the deadline.


The application is open to people from any level of seniority who would like to learn about text processing methods. Regardless of your seniority level, please pay attention to explaining yourself and your motivations clearly in your motivation letter.

You are expected to customize your motivation letter depending on the content of the summer school that you apply for.

In the motivation letter, you are expected to give concrete reasons showing your interest in the (such as a project or paper you are currently working on or planning to work on in the future, etc.).  Moreover, it will be for your advantage if you include your previous experiences related to computational social sciences, along with your future plans in the field.

We also expect to build an academic network composed of students and scholars of CSS through Social ComQuant project and its events. So, it will be a bonus if you briefly clarify why & how you want to be a part of this network.

Please, also indicate in your cover letter if you need support and if you apply for the bursary.

  • There is no registration fee for the Social ComQuant Summer School.
  • Participants need to cover their accommodation and travel expenses. The Social Comquant project and CCSS will be able to cover the participation expenses (travel and accommodation) providing a bursary to a number of selected participants.
  • Lunches will be provided by the Project.

Please do not send a Linkedin profile, which would indicate that you did not spare the time or attention necessary for the application.

Application results will ideally be announced through e-mail on the week of March 1, 2023.

Please send your questions to .


Dr. Tuba Bircan
Cambridge University, UK
Dr. Fariba Karimi
Complexity Science Hub, Vienna
Prof. Michael Yeomans
Imperial College, UK
Prof. Giuseppe A. Veltri
Università di Trento, Italy
Prof. Flaminio Squazzoni
Università Statale di Milano, Italy
Dr. Nicolò Gozzi
ISI Foundation, Italy
Dr. Anna Sapienza
University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Dr. Francesco Renzin
University of Milan, Italy


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