Registration Instructions

The school is addressed to graduate students and postdocs in Astrophysics of any nationality.

The participation is limited to 50 individuals.

To apply send all the following documents in English in a SINGLE PDF file named as SURNAME_firstname.pdf file by email to
  1. Application form filled (download here)
  2. Cover letter explaining why participating in the school is important to you (max. one A4 page)
  3. Your CV
  4. A reference letter from your supervisor (can be sent separately by your supervisor, if desired)
Please, include your name in all the pages.

The selection of participants will be done by the Scientific Commitee based on the documents received.

Applications with missing documentation or sent after the deadline will not be considered.

Registration closes February 15th 2018. The selected participants will be informed by email by February 21st 2018.


The school starts on Monday morning at 9am and ends Friday with lunch. All participants will be staying at Les Houches School of Physics. The costs of accommodation (individual bedrooms in "chalets") and meals during the school is 425 euros (total) to be paid at the check-in in Les Houches. The costs include meals+accommodations from dinner Sunday evening April 1st, to lunch Friday April 6th.

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There will be no registration fee.

The participants are expected to cover their own travel expenses.


There are very limited funds available to cover partially the expenses of some participants.

You can apply for this grant by marking the appropriate space in the registration form and asking for your supervisor to add a justification for the need of this grant in her/his reference letter.

The distribution of the grants will be decided by the Scientific Commitee based on the information received.

EUROPAH ESRs can fund attendance at the training program through the Marie Skłodowska-Curie research grant at their host institute and do not need to apply for funding. There is limited financial support specifically for participants from Dutch institutes. These need to be applied for through the form and supported by the supervisor (as outlined above).