The 3rd International Summer School on Social Human-Robot Interaction welcomes PhD students and young researchers for an intensive five days of lectures and ateliers covering a wide range of topics in social HRI. It follows up from the 2nd Summer School held at Käringsund Resort & Conference, Åland, Finland.

The summer school will be held at Vila Nova de Milfontes, at the southwest coast of Portugal from Monday 4 September to Friday 8 September 2017.

The summer school will have a wide-ranging programme of lectures, discussions and hands-on ateliers on topics such as social signal processing, robotics and autism, child-robot interaction, multi-modal communication, natural language interaction, smart environments, robot assisted therapy, interaction design for robots, tools and technologies, and ethics. The school is for participants who seek background and hands-on experience in the interdisciplinary science and technology supporting social human-robot interaction. The school also features a rich cultural and social programme!

Interested students need to apply to the summer school, see here for details (deadline 8 May 2017). Applicants will be notified after the selection process.

The school receives support from the FP7 DREAM project, the H2020 L2TOR project, and the H2020 APRIL project.



Local organisers


Information will be updated regularly on this website. For other questions you can contact the organizers at socialhri2017@gmail.com.

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Check the video from the previous edition