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General Info

The School is a three-day program dealing with the ground-breaking legal, political and economic challenges of automated technologies.
This initiative is generally open to whoever is interested in law, policy and technology. Scholars, practitioners and students are encouraged to apply.
To apply to the School, candidates should submit their application providing:

Curriculum Vitae

Cover Letter

Please submit the application only when you have filled in all the information correctly and have successfully uploaded your CV and cover letter. Incomplete application will not be taken into consideration.
Applications are accepted until Monday 15 November by filling the following module:

All classes are in English and participants therefore need to have a strong command of English. No language certificate is required.
Applicants of all nationalities are eligible.

Applications will be evaluated by December 5. Admitted candidates will receive an acceptance email with further information about next steps.

The maximum number of participants is 40 (in presence and online); we will create a reserve list and notify reserve list students if places open up after our initial admission of candidates.

Tuition Fee

Selected candidates will receive a link to register online and pay the tuition fee.
The fee for participating to the Winter School is 350 euro in presence, 150 euro online.
The tuition fee for participants in Florence includes materials, lunches, coffee breaks, the first-day reception and the social dinner.


A very limited number of scholarship covering tuition fee is available. To apply for scholarship, applicants should submit an unpublished research paper no longer than 5000 words (including footnotes) concerning the topics of the summer school.
Applicants should send their paper by e-mail to

Giovanni De Gregorio –
Erik Longo –

The organising and scientific committee will evaluate applicants’ works. The submission of the paper does not automatically ensure the award of the scholarship.