Information about the School

Format Bank transfer Accommodation Location Internet Access Social Organizing Committee
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The beginning of the school is planned for the afternoon of Sat, February 23th with registration in the early afternoon and lectures starting at 3:00 pm. The closing of the school will take place on Sat, March 1st at noon after a morning session of lectures.

A large part of the program of the Schladming Winter School is filled by lectures given by the key speakers. The lectures are all held in english. In addition, a limited number of 20-minute timeslots will be available for participants to give a seminar. You can indicate your interest to give a seminar by submitting a title and abstract when you complete the registration form.

With blocks of lectures and seminars in the morning and late afternoon every day, there is a long lunch break suitable for discussions, skiing or other activities. A schedule for the school will be posted on this site at a later date.

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Bank transfer of registration fee

Applicants are required to complete the registration form and to pay the registration fee either via bank transfer before or on the 8th of February 2008 or in cash upon registration at the school. For bank transfer the fee is € 150,- (the reduced fee for students is € 80,-). For cash payment at the registration desk the fee is € 160,- (€ 90,- for students).

If you choose to use bank transfer as your payment method, please have the appropriate fee wired to

Bank: Bank Austria Creditanstalt
Owner of Account: Universität Graz, A-8010 Graz, Austria
From within Austria:
Account Nr.: 500 955 006 05
BLZ: 12000
From outside Austria:
IBAN: AT32 1200 0500 9550 0605
Swift code = BIC: BKAUATWW

Please be sure to identify the purpose of your payment as "Winter School Schladming 2008 (A27165302002)".

Furthermore, please bring a copy of the transaction confirmation with you to the registration desk at the school.

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Participants may arrange for their accommodation themselves by contacting the

Tourismusverband Schladming-Rohrmoos
Rohrmoosstrasse 234
A-8971 Rohrmoos, PO Box 8970 100

Tel.: +43 (3687) 22777
Fax: +43 (3687) 24138

Otherwise, participants can submit an accommodation request to the organizing committee when completing the registration form. The form will then be forwarded to the staff of the Tourismusverband Schladming, who will subsequently notify the participants about their reservation.

Note: accommodation should be arranged well before the application deadline.

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The lectures take place in the Stadtsaal (town hall) of Schladming, which is located at the east end of the Hauptplatz (main square) of Schladming. An interactive map of the city can be found here. Many other places of interest (restaurants, bars, the Planai cable car's bottom station, most hotels) lie within walking distance of the main square. A list of restaurants and other places of interest will be provided for participants in the welcome folder.

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Internet Access

Internet access will be provided for participants in the Stadtsaal via a WLAN. Details will be announced at the beginning of the school.

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Social Events

Further details will be announced separately.

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Organizing Committee

Please do not hesitate to contact the organizing committee of the school with your comments and questions. We hope to see you in Schladming in February 08!

Director of the School:
Organizing Committee: