Call for Participants

12th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2018)
August 27-31, 2018, Kazan, Russia

Application deadline: July 10, 2018

The 12th Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval (RuSSIR 2018) will be held on August 27-31, 2018 in Kazan, Russia. The school is co-organized by the Kazan Federal University and the Russian Information Retrieval Evaluation Seminar (ROMIP).

The missions of the RuSSIR school series are to enable students to learn about modern problems and methods in information retrieval and related disciplines; to stimulate scientific research and collaboration in the field; to create an environment for successful networking between scientists, students and industry professionals.

Special Topic:
Information Retrieval for Good
With a special focus on applications in humanitarian, medical and health domains.

RuSSIR 2018 Program. Download

Summer school participants will have an opportunity to present their current research projects/ideas at poster sessions and to get feedback from the fellow students and the lecturers. The school will have a versatile social program.


Application deadline: July 1, 2018

Notification: July 10, 2018

School: August 27-31, 2018

The target audience of the school is advanced graduate and PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, developers, academic and industrial researchers and developers. The school will be open to about 100 qualified, motivated, and pre-selected candidates. The working language of the school is English. Participation is free of charge, a limited number of travel/accommodation grants will be provided.

To participate in the school, fill the application form by July 10, 2018. In particular, you need to provide the following information:

Name, country of residence and affiliation.
One paragraph description of what you expect to gain from attending RuSSIR 2018.
A short paper in the ACM proceedings format. Short papers are up to two-page pdf documents in English that describe applicants’ early-stage, ongoing or completed research/educational projects. Research results published before and work in progress are accepted. Short papers will be presented during poster sessions at RuSSIR 2018.
Curriculum Vitae.

Questions and inquiries are welcome at russir2018@gmail.com




Please attach a PDF file with a description of your experience in information retrieval, machine learning and related disciplines
Please attach a PDF file with a two-page paper in the ACM proceedings format intended for presentation at RuSSIR poster session
Please give us one paragraph describing the benefit you hope to gain from attending RuSSIR 2017
Please attach a scanned copy of your recommendation letter with your recommender’s signature
Please provide contact information of the recommender: name, email
A limited number of grants will be awarded on a competition basis