The 3rd VESF School on Gravitational Waves is organized by the Virgo-EGO scientific forum.

Date and place - The 3rd VESF School on Gravitational Waves will be held at European Gravitational Observatory, site of VIRGO Project in Cascina (PI), Italy, from Monday, May 5th to Friday May 9th 2008.

Accommodation - May be provided on demand within budget availability

Language - The working language of the School will be English. There will be no simultaneous translation. Participants should therefore have sufficient understanding of English.

Travel - The travel expenses will be paid by the participants themselves. A shuttle bus is provided to reach the Virgo Project site and to come back to Pisa center after the lectures every day. The meeting point in the morning will be communicated.

Insurance - Participants should ensure that they are adequately insured for health and accidents for the duration of the School and during their travel.

Cost - No conference fee is required.
All participants will be provided with lunch and two coffee breaks starting from the morning of May 5th 2008, and ending in the afternoon of May 9tht 2008, and with the use of the shuttle bus from Pisa centre to Virgo Project site in Cascina and back. Dinners are not provided, except for a social dinner (date is to be decided). No reimbursement for travel or other kind of expenses is foreseen.

Financial support - It is expected that funding to cover travel and other expenses will be provided by the student’s institution. However students who are not supported by their Institution can apply for financial support with a declaration of their Director.

Application - The application form can be downloaded here;

The completed application form, together with a (or more) formal letter(s) of reference from their professor or supervisor, a brief curriculum vitae, and a summary of their present work, should reach the School Secretariat (the Scientific Secretariat) by April the 4th 2008. Admission to the School will be decided by the Scientific and Organizing Committee and students will be informed of the outcome of their application by April the 20th.