Registration instructions

The school is primarily intended for doctoral students and recent postdocs in any field of research in Astronomy. Those interested in attending the Winter School should register using the  online form  above.

Once registered, please log in to your personal area and introduce your Curriculum Vitae and (optional) contributed poster information. In addition, we request a letter of reference from your thesis advisor (or Head of Department) by email to the  Winter School Secretariat . These should reach the IAC before June 15th. Selected candidates will be informed by July 1st.

The registration fee is 1500 €, which covers the Conference Fee, half-board accommodation for thirteen days (from Sunday 10th to Saturday 23th, on the basis of double shared rooms), all excursions and social activities including visits to the observatories on La Palma and Tenerife, and a copy of the books with the lectures.

Special prices apply for IAC students that do not want to stay in the Nivaria hotel. Contact the organizers or the secretary.

A limited number of grants may be provided by the organization to partially cover registration costs. Those applicants requiring partial support to attend the School may fill in the corresponding form in the personal area once registered.

Hotel bookings are handled directly by the organization. Those participants wanting to share a room with a specific person should indicate it by email to