Application


Apply for participation in the Nordic Probabilistic AI School (ProbAI) 2022 on June 13-17 in Helsinki.

Applications closed

The application deadline is March 27 AoE (Anywhere on Earth). However, the applications may be closed earlier if the number of applications exceeds our capacity to review. Therefore, we strongly advise early application.

Notification Deadlines

All applicants will be notified of acceptance or rejection by April 12 April 15.

We apologize for the delay. We have received an overwhelming number of applications, and currently, we are finalizing the selection process. We will inform you here and through social media (Twitter and Facebook) once the notifications have been sent.

All applicants have been notified via email. Please check your spam folders.

Learning Experience

Together with the team of invited lecturers, we intend to provide an efficient and quality knowledge transfer through:

  • carefully designed curriculum and program,
  • coordination between our lecturers,
  • a mix of theoretical lectures and hands-on tutorials,
  • support for students from our teaching assistants,
  • fostering close interaction and collaboration between students, lecturers and teaching assistants.

All that in a friendly and inclusive environment that we will co-create, together. Read our Code of Conduct.

Selection Process

We want to ensure an engaging and diverse audience. We aim to select a diverse group of 150 (tentative) participants. The selection will be based on multiple criteria such as experience, institution affiliation, geographical location, gender. The selection process will be based on the submitted material and will be executed by a diversified committee of trusted experts.

Target Audience

Everyone is welcome: PhD students, exceptionally advanced MSc or BSc students, experienced researchers (postdocs, faculty or industry members), engineers and other practitioners from industry, and also hobbyists.

We expect from the participants experience with programming in Python, experience in machine learning, and at least a basic but sound knowledge of calculus, linear algebra, probability theory and statistics.

See recommended curriculum to gain most out of ProbAI 2022.

Registration Fee

  • Students (including PhD) → 250 EUR
  • Academia → 500 EUR
  • Industry → 1000 EUR

The registration fee includes all courses, coffee breaks, lunches and banquet.

Scholarships

If the registration fee or travel costs may prevent you from attending the school, we encourage you to apply for a scholarship. We can offer only a limited number of scholarships aimed primarily for applicants from developing countries and under-represented groups.

PhD Course with ECTS Credits

The ProbAI school has been registered as a PhD course (at NTNU) awarded with 7.5 ECTS credit points.

Additionally to attending the lectures and tutorials at ProbAI and as the means of examination, a PhD course registrant must submit a solution to a project assignment. The submission shall consist of well-commented source code together with a written report documenting the process leading to the solution. The written examination will not require you to stay in Norway. The submission will be evaluated and graded with passed or failed.

Accepted PhD students will receive instructions for registering for the PhD course. In this process, all non-NTNU students will need to document that they are admitted to a PhD program at their home institution.

Invitation Letters for Visa

Invitation letters will be issued only to attendees, i.e. after they have been accepted and registered.