Rationality, stable rationality and birationally rigidity of complex algebraic varieties

European Mathematical Society School

September 3 - 9, 2017


This school is founded, at the present moment, by the European Mathematical Society, Laboratoire Ypatia des Sciences Mathématiques - Laboratorio Ypatia delle Scienze Matematiche (LYSM), Foundation Compositio Mathematica, GNSAGA of INdAM, PRIN: Geometria delle Varietà Algebriche, Dipartimento di Scienze Matematiche, Informatiche e Fisiche of the Università di Udine and the Università di Udine itself.

We can refound the participation fee upon request. There are also some limited funds for reimbursing the travel and living expenses for some young researches. Please fill in the form below in all its parts.

Registration Form

For the registration form, go to the following link

EMS-School Registration Form

Note that, in order to fill in the above registration form, you need to be registered at the CISM site. If you are not registered yet, go to the following link

CISM Registation

In order to participate to the school, it was mandatory to pay a fee of 250.00 Euro + VAT taxes* (bank charges are not included). The registration fee included courses, course material, lodging for six days at the CISM guest house, six fixed menu buffet lunches (on Saturday upon request), coffee breaks, social dinner and wi-fi internet access:

The deadline was the 31st May, 2017.

Now the CISM guest house is full. If you still want to participate, you can pay a reduced fee of 200.00 Euro + VAT taxes and look for yoursef for a hotel. This fee includes courses, course material, six fixed menu buffet lunches (on Saturday upon request), coffee breaks, social dinner and wi-fi internet access. This fee can be furtherly reduced upon request; please specify this in the registration form, and send a C.V. to the organisers.

Extended deadline is 20th August, 2017. Please note that CISM will be closed for summer vacation from August 1st to August 27th, 2017.

Applicants may cancel their course registration and receive a full refund by notifying CISM Secretariat in writing (by email) no later than two weeks prior to the start of the course.
If cancellation occurs less than two weeks prior to the start of the course, a Euro 50.00 handling fee will be charged. Incorrect payments are subject to Euro 50,00 handling fee.
A limited amount of fundings is available to cover the registration fee for students not supported by their institution. Prospective participants who need a support grant should specify it in the application.
* Italian VAT is 22%. If you do not pay through your institution, by providing its VAT ID, you have to pay the VAT.