Students will be divided into 6 working groups according to their preferences specified in the motivation letter. The participants are expected to bring their own laptops and install software regarding the group they will be assigned. The details about the requested software will be provided in May 2020.


  1. Exoplanets (Hannu Parviainen, IAC Tenerife, Spain)
  2. Stellar pulsations (Paul Beck, University of Graz, Austria)
  3. Eclipsing binaries (Kyle Conroy, Villanova University, United States)
  4. Dynamics of Milky Way (Jason Hunt, Center for Computation Astrophysics, United States)
  5. Runaway stars (Oliver Lux, University of Jena, Germany)
  6. Stellar flares (Krisztian Vida, Konkoly Observatory, Hungary)


  1. GAIA mission (Laurent Eyer, University of Geneva, Switzerland)
  2. TESS mission (András Pál, Konkoly Observatory, Hungary)
  3. Carreer session (Petr Kabáth, Astronomical Institute, Czech Republic)

Hands-on sessions

  1. GAIA archive &data (Jason Hunt, University of Toronto, Canada)
  2. TESS archive &data (András Pál, Konkoly Observatory, Hungary)
  3. GAIA archive &data (Ernst Paunzen, Masaryk University Brno, Czech Republic)