ASIRF – IR Autumn School in Germany – student grants

Autumn School 2015 for Information Retrieval and Information Foraging (ASIRF)
Overview lectures on Advanced topics in Information Retrieval and Information Foraging.

19. – 25. September 2015 in Katlenburg, Lower Saxony, Germany

The Autumn School for Information Retrieval and Information Foraging 2015 (ASIRF) provides unique opportunies to learn about the the latest developments in the area of Information Retrieval Models, Systems, Evaluation, as well as about Information Iteraction and Human Information Foraging Behaviour. And meet other participants working in these areas!

Apply for a comprehensive student grant
The grants for students from outside of Germany will cover most of the costs for travel, room and board, depending on the rates defined for different countries of residence by the DAAD. Some 20 international students can be invited.

German students can register at a very competitive price.

ASIRF takes place in the historical environment on the castle Burg Katlenburg (close to Göttingen).
One confirmed tutor will be Prof. Dr. Norbert Fuhr (University of Duisburg-Essen), a Salton-Award winner. Other speakers will be Prof. Henrich (University of Bayreuth), Prof. Ritter (Technical University of Chemnitz) and the organizers.

– Models
– Evaluation
– Modelling Interactive IR
– Information Behavior
– IR interfaces and user oriented design
– expert search
– multimedia IR

ASIRF will also take place in 2016 and it will again offer student grants.


Prof. Thomas Mandl & Dr. Ben Heuwing
Universität Hildesheim, Germany
mandl att uni – hildesheim dott de

Dr. Ingo Frommholz
University of Bedfordshire, UK

German Special Interst Group IR

Source: SIG-IR

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