Practical Information

Date and Place of the School

The 1st COFI Summer School will be held
July 11-19, 2016 in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.464_1_el_morro_puerto_rico


The students, teachers and organizers of the School will be lodged in several hotels in the Old San Juan. Breakfast, lunch and evening meals will be served in the hotel restaurants.

The lecture hall and the rooms for the discussion sessions are also situated in Old San Juan.

Travel Arrangements

Students who are selected to attend the School should arrange to arrive in San Juan for registration during the afternoon or evening of Sunday July 10th. The school will end on the evening of Tuesday July 19th. The organizers will provide free bus transport from and to the Luis Munoz Marin International  airport on the arrival and departure days; the timetable will be communicated to the participants in due course.


The cost of the School is $1500 USD per student, and will cover tuition, board and lodging from Monday July 11 to Tuesday July 19, 2016, as well as coffee, tea or cold drinks during the morning and afternoon breaks and some social activities. The fee does not include travel expenses from participants’ home institutes to San Juan  and back.

Details concerning the method of payment of the fee will be sent to the selected students.


The working language of the School will be English. Participants must therefore have a good understanding of English to enable them to benefit from the School.