VISUM 2017


The visum summer school 2017 will take place at INESC TEC between 7-14 of July, 2017.


  • Computer Vision and Machine Learning
  • Computer Graphics and NVIDIA Research
  • Deep Learning
  • Motion Analysis
  • Automatic Affect Recognition


To be announced.


During the hands-on sessions of this visum edition, the students will be gathered in groups to develop a project covering all subjects/topics of visum. The main idea is to encourage the students to put what they will learn, in the theoretical classes, into practice.

- Topic: Detection of human behavior.

- Main Tasks: segmentation of objects; features extraction; learning facial expressions; detection suspicious behavior; distinguish between running and walking; deep learning.


To be announced.


To be eligible to apply in visum summer school 2017, send an email to under the subject "[APPLICATION VISUM]" following the name of the applicant, with the following information:

  • CV with only 2 pages describing the academic background, webpage, other information that you may consider important.
  • Motivation letter.
  • Student Certificate.
  • And if you want to participate in the poster session send a possible title and abstract of a poster.

Important Dates

Application March, 6
Notification of Acceptance March, 13
Early Registration April, 8
Late Registration May, 6

All deadline times will be at 23:59, GMT+0

VISUM summer school fees

General Community (Full Registration) Until April, 22 Until May, 13 After May, 13
students 400€ 500€ 700€
researchers 450€ 550€ 750€
industry 550€ 650€ 850€
Academic Community of Porto Applicants
Individual class 50€ 100€ 300€
Classes & Coffee Breaks 150€ 200€ 400€
Classes & Coffee Breaks & Lunches 200€ 300€ 500€
Classes & Coffee Breaks & Lunches & Social Programme & Dinner 350€ 450€ 650€
*In partnership with APRP, we will provide a grant that covers the registration for an APRP member. Grant will be given according to the relevance of the applicant’s CV.
**companion attending theoretical lectures adds 50€ per session
***social programme and dinner companion adds a quantity to be defined

Full registration covers:

  • Full participation in lectures and practical sessions.
  • Lunches, coffee breaks and banquet.
  • Social programme.

Acceptance Letter for VISA

Participants requiring a Visa to travel to Portugal need to send to us the following information:

  • Full name.
  • Passport information: number, issue date and place, and expiration date.
  • Address to which you would like the acceptance letter to be sent to.


To be announced.
(As in previous visum editions, we will announce a list of hotels in which visum participants have a special discount)