Click here (or below) to apply for participation in the ProbAI summer school. Application period finishes March 31 April 15 AoE (Anywhere on Earth).

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Notification Deadlines

We strongly advise early applications. In order to incentivize it, we will have two dates for notifications of acceptance (meaning, if you submit early you can get an early acceptance notification):

  • March 23 (notification of acceptance);
  • April 6 (notification of acceptance or rejection);
  • April 18 (notification of acceptance or rejection).

Selection Process

We want to ensure an engaging and diverse audience. We will try to diversify the selected participants based on multiple criteria (e.g. 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 experts.

Target Audience

  • Intermediate level PhD students (or exceptionally advanced MSc students) with a sound basic command in computational, mathematical and statistical knowledge for Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
  • Experienced researchers (postdocs, faculty or industry members) with some experience with probabilistic methods (not necessarily restricted to Machine Learning domain).

Registration Fee

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

  • Students (including PhD) → 2500 NOK ~ 256 EUR
  • Academia → 5000 NOK ~ 512 EUR
  • Industry → 10000 NOK ~ 1024 EUR


If the registration fee or travel costs may prevent you from attending the school, you can apply for the scholarship. We can offer only a limited number of scholarships focused mainly on 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 mean of examination, a PhD course registrant must submit a solution to a project assignment. The submission shall consist of a 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 and Visa

Invitation letters will be issued only to attendees, i.e. after they have been accepted and registered. Participants that need a visa are advised to start the process as soon as possible. A copy of an invitation letter will be sent via email and on request also via post.