Summer School

The Summer School TrustRobots will be held from September 15 – 20, 2019 at TU Wien in Vienna, Austria. It is organized by the Doctoral College TrustRobots at TU Wien and TU AUSTRIA. We welcome PhD students and young researchers for an intensive five days of lectures, workshops, networking and socialising covering a wide range of topics in social Human Robot Interaction. It will bring together renowned researchers and international students as well as the students of the TU Wien doctoral college “Trust in Robots- Trusting Robots”. You can download the full programme here:

Call for applications

If you are interested in participating in the Summer School “TrustRobots”, please send your application to Please note that the number of participants is limited. Your application should include the following:

  • Complete CV
  • Motivation Letter: Please tell us why you want to participate, which related expertise and experience you have and add one selected publication or the draft of the poster you plan to bring to introduce your research plan. Please mention any programming skills or other experiences you have with robots or autonomous systems in your application.

We expect fluent English and an academic background of a doctoral study in the field of (social) robotics or autonomous systems. All disciplinary backgrounds are welcome.

Apply by sending an email to
Application Deadline: May 31st, 2019
Notification of Acceptance: June 28th, 2019

General information

The week assembles a program with 12 lectures, a day at the pilot factory including a workshop on Intuitive Programming, three ABC lab sessions, a poster session, and multiple events to socialise and build your own network. We expect all participants to present their work or research plans during the poster session.

Location: Technische Universität Wien, Vienna, Austria
Participation fee: €250. Travel- and accommodation costs need to be covered by the students individually. Please bring your own laptop for the workshops and ABC Lab.

Organisers and Sponsors

Responsible staff: Prof. Dr. Sabine Köszegi, Prof. Dr. Markus Vincze
Organisers: TU Wien, TU Austria 
Sponsors: OVE, GMAR, Blue Danube Robotics