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LEAD-ME Winter Training School Trabzon 2024

Advancing Media Accessibility through Research Methods and Innovative Approaches

8-10 May 2024

Karadeniz Technical University

Check the Programme of the LEAD-ME Winter School 2024

Participants / Attendance

The attendance will be restricted to 40 students in total. 15 from abroad (MSc, PhD students, and young researchers eligible for COST funding) funded by the COST Action CA19142. The School can welcome up to 25 students from the Trabzon region. The School also accepts applications from candidates with their own financial sources. All participants must fill out an application form (Registration Form), which includes a short CV and a motivation letter. The Scientific Committee will classify students according to COST rules, including balancing career stage, gender, and countries of work. Candidates will be notified by March 28th at the latest. All costs will be reimbursed after the event according to COST Travel Reimbursement Rules. Trainees should receive an invitation from the e-COST system soon.


Students will have to sign the attendance for each day of the School, according to the COST regulations. Eligible trainees will be reimbursed by the LEAD-ME CA19142 COST Project. To be reimbursed, students should submit travel tickets, reimbursement claims and carry out their obligations which will be specified by the COST rules.

Local students

Local students (from Türkiye) can also attend the School. They need to send an application letter in the same way as all other students. The maximum number of local students is 25.


The School also accepts applications from candidates that have their own source of funding. They will pay for hotel accommodation (the full package), travel expenses, and the registration fee is free of charge. They can be MSc students, PhD students, and postdocs. In the application form, they should indicate that they have other sources of financing; otherwise, their applications will be processed as any other.

Event Venue

Karadeniz Technical University
Distance Education Application and Research Center, 61080 Trabzon,Türkiye
(Karadeniz Teknik Üniversitesi Kanuni Kampüsü Uzaktan Eğitim Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi, 61080 Ortahisar/Trabzon)

The event Venue is 550 meter away from Trabzon International Airport.

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Accommodation and Transportation


You have to check your visa issues.


If you are accepted to training school, we will inform you how to book from KORU HOTEL.