Call for Participation

About the EASSS 2018

The 20th European Agent Systems Summer School will be held at the department of Data-Science and Knowledge Engineering of Maastricht University in the Netherlands from June 18th till 22nd, 2018.

The EASSS-2018 will offer a rich program of both introductory and advanced courses on a broad range of topics in the area of Autonomous Agents and Multi-Agent Systems. The courses will be taught by leading researchers in the field and are aimed at Masters and PhD students, but can be attended by any interested researcher.

EASSS is organized under the auspices of EURAMAS, the European Association for Multiagent Systems.

Since 1999, the annual European Agent Systems Summer School (EASSS) has provided a highly successful forum for knowledge exchange between researchers in the field of autonomous agents and multi-agent systems. The previous editions of EASSS took place in Gdansk (2017), Catania (2016), Barcelona (2015), Chania (2014), London (2013), Valencia (2012), Girona (2011), Saint-Etienne (2010), Turin (2009), Lisbon (2008), Durham (2007), Annecy (2006), Utrecht (2005), Liverpool (2004), Bologna (2003), Barcelona (2002), Prague (2001), Saarbruecken (2000), and Utrecht (1999).

Important Dates

The registration will open at: March 1st 2018
Applications for student grants:  April 13th, 2018
Notification of grant approval:  May 1st, 2018
Early registration:  May 6th, 2018
Late registration:  June 3rd, 2018
Summer school:  June 18th till 22nd, 2018


The early registration fee is € 305. This will include participation in the courses, coffee breaks and lunches, online access to the materials and a social event. The late registration fee will be € 345.

We will organise a social event consisting of a BBQ and drinks. We expect that the cost will be around € 20.

A limited number of student grants to cover the early registration fee. Details can be found under the Student Grant tab.

About Maastricht

Maastricht is the oldest city in the Netherlands. Its oldest remains are more than 2000 year old and pre-date the Roman settlement. The city has a beautiful historic city center with nice squares where you can eat and drink something.

There are different options for traveling to Maastricht. Maastricht has an airport, named Maastricht-Aachen airport, with connection to a few places in Europe. There is a bus going from the airport the train station of Maastricht. Another possibility is Eindhoven airport, which has more connections to cities in Europe. There is bus going from the airport to train station of Eindhoven. There one can take the train to Maastricht, which takes one hour. It is also possible to fly to Schiphol airport near Amsterdam, which is the main airport in the Netherlands. The train from Schiphol to Maastricht takes two and a half to three hours with a switch in Amsterdam central station or in Utrecht central station. A last option by airplane is flying to Zaventem, the main airport in Belgium near Brussels. The train from Zaventem to Maastricht requires one and a half hours.

Maastricht has a train connection to the Netherlands and Belgium. It is possible to travel from London to Maastricht by taking the high speed train Eurostar to Brussels and travel from Brussels to Maastricht by normal train. Paris has a high speed train connection with Liége (Thalys) from where you can reach Maastricht in half an hour by normal train. When using the German railways, it is recommended to take the train to Aachen and in Aachen take the bus to Maastricht. The bus requires less than one and a half hours.

Scientific Committee

Jurgen Dix, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany
Nico Roos, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Paolo Turrini, University of Warwick, UK

More Information and Contact

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