The School will be held online

Call for Application

Ideally, the School is meant for master and phd students who wish to learn digital methods and apply them to their research project in the field of consumer culture. Of course, the School will welcome any other kind of scholar and/or professional who wish to approach the digital methods paradigm (e.g. a scholar not interested in consumer culture will easily apply the methodological models learnt during the Summer School to her field of expertise, such as political communication, sociology of health, etc.).

The School will host a maximum of 30 participants and will be held withing the premises of Villa Grumello (

To participate in the Summer School candidates must send their applications at this email address,, by the 15 March 2021. Applications must entail a CV and presentation letter, containing: a) brief bio; b) interests of research; c) motivation to participate in the Summer School).


The School fee is 180 Euro. Fee includes: a) welcome package (document folder, block-notes, pen, badge); b) welcome aperitivo; c) social dinner; d) daily lunches; f) daily coffee breaks.

The School makes available 2 scholarships for meritorious students.

The fee does not include accommodation. Anyway, for students belonging to the LCSAS network (Politecnico di Milano, Università degli Studi dell’Insubria, Università degli Studi di Milano Bicocca, Università degli Studi di Milano, Università degli Studi di Pavia), FAV provides 8 free accommodations by its hostel (foresteria) located in Villa Grumello (more information at the following link:

For the rest of the students, FAV will suggest a list of hotels/hostel. Please check the accommodation page on the website.

The scholarships will be appointed by the School’s Directors after the assessment of CVs and presentation letters.

The free accommodations will be allocated according to the chronological order of the registrations.