WI Course Structure

The course will be composed by

  • Morning lectures: 14 x 90 minutes: Monday to Friday 9:30 – 13:00
  • Afternoon workshops and tutorials: Monday to Friday 14:00 – 17:30

Applicant requirements (IMPORTANT)

Who can apply?

-        PhD students at the final stage of their course (last one or two years)

-        Researchers who have less than two years research experience since completing a PhD

-        Candidates have to come from EURO member society country, or studying in a EURO member society country

-        Up to two candidates can be appointed by IFORS

What they have to submit....

  1. Curriculum Vitae including information about education, research projects, awards and other pertinent experiences (pdf format)
  2. A paper: applicants have to submit a single-authored or co-authored paper in the field of “Transportation and Logistics”, which has not yet been published, nor accepted for publication (pdf format)
  3. A motivation statement outlining your perspective and motivation to participate to the WI

How they have to submit....

The only official way to submit the application is the submission on-line form: http://goo.gl/hh5edk

Selection Process

The selection will be done by the Scientific Committee and applicants will receive a notification by the 15th October 2016. Applicants might be asked to clarify their statement before the final decision. The admission process for candidates will focus on the quality of their scientific background as well as their interest in the fields of Transportation and Logistics. The Scientific Committee will notify the final decision by email and the selected applicants will then be announced in the official program and published on the Winter Institute’s web page.


Number of places: 20 - Number of grants: 20

Financial support

Grants will cover room and board costs for students.

Important dates

Call for application launch: 20th August 2016

Publication of contributions

The Organizing Committee has already received the approval from the EURO Journal on Transportation and Logistics for a special issue will collect a selection of the papers will be finalized during the EWI. The Scientific Committee will manage the Special Issue in order to publish the Issue not later than 6 months after the WI.

Social Program

Saturday and Sunday is for a joint cultural and outdoors activities. We plan a guided tour at one of the Bressanone area’s impressive cultural / historical sites and by sport activities as ski, sled or racket ski in the high-alpine area (Plose).