Fees and payment

Full (application before May 15, 2018)

€ 2,000.00

Reduced (application before May 15, 2018)*

€ 1,250.00

Late (application after May 15, 2018) **

€ 2,500.00

SIEA members (application before May 15, 2018) ***

€ 1,800.00


The reduced fee is applied to all PhD students and Master's thesis candidates.

The reduced fee is also applied to participants with a family income lower than 10,000 EUR per year AND who are working in Countries with a GNI per capita, PPP (current international $) lower than 10,000.00.

Reduced fees are also applied to Institutions that pay the fees for more than one enrolled participant (the invoice must be paid by the Institution).


In addition to the participation to lectures and lab sessions, the fee includes

  • a dropbox link to (and a memory stick)
    • slides of the lectures
    • scripts used for model estimations
    • data sets used during the laboratories
    • zTree installation
  • STATA installation from the web (temporary licence)
  • lunch and coffee breaks,
  • one social dinner with all participants
  • one social event on July 7,  2018.

A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the course.




* Funding for financing reduced fees is already available and further funding requests are under evaluation.

Reduced fees will be allocated on the basis of quality of the application and funds availability.

Criteria for awarding the reduced fees are based on

1) order of pre-enrollment,

2) country of provenance of the student,

3) income

4) motivation evaluated on the basis of the application form.  Letters of recommendation will be also considered.


**Admission into the program is limited, therefore late registration is subject to prior approval and enrollment will be possible only if the waitlist is empty.


*** The SIEA member must have paid the 2018 annual membership fee 



Instructions for the payments


The payment is due by the 9th of June, 2018.


Details will be provided by e-mail together with the admission notice that will be sent before June 1, 2018.


In order to make the payment (to be made only after the admission notice), please follow the istructions provided by the secretariat.


If a minimum of 15 participants have not paid the fee by the date of June 9, the Summer School will not take place and the fee will be fully reimbursed.

Cancellation policy

A 20% cancellation fee will be charged to any enroled participant who cancels before June 23, 2018. If the enroled participant intends to cancel after this date, or does not show up for the course, the fee will not be refunded.  

The fee will not be refunded for those who arrive late or leave before completing the course.


The course will take place only in case the minimum number of 15 participants is reached.

In the event of course cancellation, all paid fees will be refunded. However, we are in noway liable for non-refundable travel reservations.

How to reach the School venue

The summer school will take place at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, sited in piazza Università 5, Bolzano, Italy.

The university

campus is right in the centre of town, 500 metres from the Bolzano-Bozen’s train station.

How to reach Bolzano-Bozen

Bolzano-Bozen can be reached in several ways.

An overview is available here.


By airplane

- Airport Verona (VRN), 1 hour 15 minutes drive from the Faculty

- Airport Innsbruck (INN), Austria, 1 hour 30 minutes drive from the Faculty

- The airports of Milano Malpensa (MPX), Venice (VCE), Bergamo (BGY) and Treviso (TSF) are also

viable choices.

- Airport shuttle are available from the main airports.


More information:

http://www.suedtirol.info/en/information/how-to- get-there/travel- by-plane- to-south- tyrol

By train

The town is served by Italian, Austrian and German train companies:

- Trenitalia (Italy)

ÖBB – Österreichische Bundesbahn (Austria)


DB – Deusche Bahn (Germany)

By car

- Brennero Motorway A22, exit “Bolzano/Bozen Nord” or “Bolzano/Bozen Sud” (check traffic conditions on INFOTRAFIC)


The most convenient car park is in Piazza Verdi/Verdiplatz: “Parcheggio BZ-Centro – Parkplatz BZ-Mitte”: from the motorway exit, follow first the signs to the city centre, and then follow the

explicit signs to the car park.

Travel to Bolzano-Bozen ...