The inaugural summer school of the joint ETH/MPI Research Network on Learning Systems will feature tutorial lectures and practicals on various topics related to Learning Systems. In particular, researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems and ETH Zurich will present introductory and advanced topics in areas such as Statistical Machine Learning, Robotics / Control and Computer Vision.

You can download the tentative program here.

You can find the videos of the lectures here.

The official photos from the event can be found here.

Tentative Speakers

  • Michel Besserve (MPI)
  • Michael Black (MPI)
  • Jonas Buchli (ETH Zurich)
  • Joachim Buhmann (ETH Zurich)
  • Raffaello D'Andrea (ETH Zurich)
  • Peter Gehler (MPI)
  • Manuel Gomez-Rodriguez (MPI)
  • Philipp Hennig (MPI)
  • Thomas Hofmann (ETH Zurich)
  • Andreas Krause (ETH Zurich)
  • John Lygeros (ETH Zurich)
  • Nicolai Meinshausen (ETH Zurich)
  • Marc Pollefeys (ETH Zurich)
  • Stefan Schaal (MPI)
  • Bernhard Schölkopf (MPI)
  • Metin Sitti (MPI)


Organized by ETH Zurich and Max-Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems.


ETH Zurich, Department of Computer Science
CAB Building, Universitätstrasse 6, 8092 Zurich

Zürich, © Zürich Tourism / Martin Rütschi ETH Zurich CAB Building ETH Zurich Computer Science Department


  • Hotel Ibis Zurich City West, Schiffbaustrasse 11, 8005 Zurich
  • A contingent of double rooms is reserved at the IBIS hotel. Please indicate your interest in the registration process
  • Price: CHF 116.00 per room and night + City-tax CHF 2.50 per person and night
  • Map and Directions

    • Map of relevant locations
    • Directions from Main Station to CAB building

      Tram no. 6 (direction Zoo) from stop "Bahnhofstrasse/HB" or Tram no. 10 (direction Airport) from stop „Bahnhofplatz/HB“ to stop „ETH/UniversitätsSpital“.

      Directions from Main Station to ETH CAB building
    • Directions from Main Station to Hotel ibis Zurich City West

      Tram no. 4 (direction Altstetten N) from stop “Bahnhofquai/HB” to stop “Zürich Technopark” (13 min)

    • Directions from Hotel ibis Zurich City West to ETH Zurich, CAB Building

      Tram no. 4 (direction Bahnhof Tiefenbrunnen) from stop “Zürich, Technopark”, change at stop “Zürich, Central” to tram no. 6 (direction Zürich, Zoo) to stop ETH / Universitätspital” (26 min)


    • Monday, 16 June 2014

      Barbeque at building CAB.

    • Tuesday, 17 June 2014

      A Get-together evening at restaurant "Linde Oberstrass".

    • Thursday, 19 June 2014

      Summer School dinner at “Dozentenfoyer”. The restaurant is located on the top floor of the ETH main building where you have a wonderful view over Zurich.

    For Participants

    Posters: All participants are expected to prepare a poster about their project for the poster sessions. The format should be at most A0 in landscape style, or at most A1 in portrait style.


    Please register here. Registration only on invitation.