Basic courses: "Information & Organisation" and "Information Retrieval"



From December 6 till December 10, 2004, the School for Information and Knowledge Systems (SIKS) organizes two basic courses: Information and Organisation) and Information Retrieval. The location will be Landgoed Huize Bergen in Vught.
Both courses will be given in English and are part of the obligatory Basic Course Program for SIKS-Ph.D. students. Although these courses are primarily intended for SIKS-Ph.D. students, other participants are not excluded. However, their number of passes will be restricted and depends on the number of SIKS-Ph.D. students taking the course.

Scientific Directors

  • dr. H. Weigand (UvT) Information and Organisation
  • prof. dr. ir. Th. van der Weide (KUN) Information Retrieval


The provisionary program can be found here.


In the conference center there is a limited number of places and there is interest from other groups in the topic as well. Therefore, an early registration is required.

Deadline for registration for SIKS-Ph.D.-students: November 21 2004

After that date, applications to participate will be honoured in a first-come first-serve manner. Of course, applications to participate from other interested groups are welcome already. They will receive a notification whether they can participate as soon as possible.

Information for non-SIKS Ph.D.- students
SIKS needs a confirmation from your supervisor/office that they agree with the arrangement and paying conditions.

For registration you are kindly requested to fill in the registration form

Cancellation regulation: If registration is cancelled before November 28 2004 the course fee may be refunded. After that date, no reimbursement is possible. For all questions regarding the content of the course and the educational program, please contact the manager of SIKS.