Santa Fe Institute

The Santa Fe Institute's Short Course on Complexity: Exploring Complex Networks

Next Course Coming 2015 

This course is specifically designed for professionals, faculty, students and others who are curious to explore and apply ideas from network science.  This course has no prerequisites and requires no specific math or science background. Examples of people who will particularly benefit from this course are managers and policy-makers in business, government, and non-profit organizations; industrial research and development staff; medical, social work, and education professionals; journalists; and university faculty and students in any area of science or social science.

Program Director

Melanie Mitchell, Professor, Computer Science, Portland State University; External Professor, Santa Fe Institute; author of Complexity: A Guided Tour, winner of Phi Beta Kappa Society's 2010 Book Award in Science.


Program Tuition:

General: $1,200

Faculty/Postdocs: $800

Full-time Students: $500

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