International Doctoral Summer School in Conversational Systems for Mental e-health

ONLINE, 5th-9th October 2020


Information for participants

All participants are encouraged to submit a 2 pages contribution describing the topic of their PhD, their current ongoing research lines or exploring novel or controversial ideas for innovation in the topics of the summer school. These papers will be assigned to experts that will provide feedback to participants during the summer school (see the program for 6th October).

The format of the contribution is:

Proceedings will be published and assigned an ISBN. They will be shared under CC-BY-4.0 licence in an open repository (will be announced soon), so authors must make sure they  have the rights to agree to this licence.


Registration options

Registration fees:

  • MENHIR member registration: 0€ for ESRs who have been or plan to be on secondment for the MENHIR project
  • Reduced registration for students of the institutions of ARQUS Alliance and the MENHIR project : 80€
    • ARQUS: universities of Bergen, Granada, Graz, Leipzig, Lyon, Padova and Vilnius.
    • MENHIR: universities of Basque Country, Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli", Granada, Ulster; and Action Mental Health, Intelligent Voice and GLOBIT.
  • Standard registration: 150€

Registration dates:

  • From 7th to 30th September
  • Maximum number of participants: 20

Three scholarships will be granted to cover the registration fee for the 3 applicants that, according to the organizing committee, best reflect the multidisciplinary nature of the summer school in their 2 page contributions.

Registration form

There are only 20 positions available, we will process requests in chronological order.

Please fill out the following form. After that, you will receive a confirmation email with payment details and the optional submission of the 2-pages description of your research topic.



Organized by the H2020 MENHIR Project. This project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 823907.

General Chairs

  • Zoraida Callejas, University of Granada, Spain

  • David Babington, Action Mental Health, UK

  • Wolfgang Minker, Ulm University, Germany

Training Programme Chairs

  • David Griol, University of Granada, Spain

  • Kawtar Benghazi, University of Granada, Spain

  • Manuel Noguera, University of Granada, Spain

  • Ángel Ruiz-Zafra, University of Cádiz, Spain

With the support of:

UGR Escuela Internacional de Posgrado


International Doctoral Summer Schools 2020 (website)

Endorsed by:

Sociedad Española para el Procesamiento del Lenguaje Natural (SEPLN)

Red Temática de Tecnologías del Habla (RTTH)