41st Finnish Summer School on Probability and Statistics

Mon 22- Fri 26 May 2023

Lammi, Finland

The mission of this traditional summer school is to provide one-week intensive courses on active research topics in probability and statistics, lectured by leading scholars in the field. The school is targeted primarily for doctoral students in probability, statistics, and related areas. Advanced MSc students, fresh postdocs and everyone in the research and applied field are welcome too.

Valkeakoski bridge


Distinguished Guest Lecture by Susan Holmes (Stanford)

Statistics and Geometry for Biological Systems (Abstract)


  • Beatrice Acciaio  (ETH Zurich) Stochastic optimal transport and applications in mathematical finance

  • Persi Diaconis  (Stanford) The Markov Chain Monte Carlo Revolution :  Recent Progress (Abstract)

  • Yuliya Mishura (Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv) Standard and fractional stochastic differential equations of CIR and CKLS type: properties of solutions, reflection and statistical inference (Abstract)


Lammi Biological Station (map) is located by Lake Pääjärvi in the village of Lammi, district of Kanta-Häme, 120 km to the north of Helsinki. The nearest towns are Hämeenlinna (about 45 km) and Lahti (about 40 km), from which there are frequent bus connections (www.matkahuolto.fi/en/,www.onnibus.com/home) to Lammi. Weather in Lammi

Schedule (PDF)           

The summer school starts on Monday at 12:50 and ends on Friday at 12:00. Apart from the minicourses, there will be also time for  a couple of sessions with contributed presentations,  participants are welcome to submit their title and abstract by using the registration form  or by sending an e-mail to the summer school coordinator. Poster

Attending the Summer School remotely

Some lectures will be recorded and broadcasted online (Persi Diaconis lectures excluded)  the webinar link is  https://helsinki.zoom.us/j/64901045322  


By filling the online registration form (the registration is binding).

The participation fee (30 €) is to be paid on location in cash.It is expected that the accommodation and travel costs of Ph.D. students will be paid by the graduate school from their own Universities. If you are a Ph.D. student, please ask first from your supervisor or your local graduate school coordinator. The FDNSS organization can also award travel grants to cover the accommodation costs (but not other travel costs) of participants who need support. Accommodation prices and discounts for undergraduates.


Photos from a previous summer school in Lammi

Photos courtesy of Anni Laitinen.


The school is organized by the Finnish Doctoral Education Network in Stochastics and Statistics (FDNSS), it is sponsored by the Bernoulli Society and financially supported by the Magnus Ehrnrooth foundation and by the Doctoral Programme in Mathematics and Statistics of the University of Helsinki DOMAST.  For enquiries, contact the head of the organization committee:

Dario Gasbarra
PL 68 (Gustaf Hällströmin katu 2b)
00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
Phone: +358 29 4151407
Email: dario.gasbarra ‘at’ helsinki.fi

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