Welcome to the 5th Annual Workshop on Complex Sociotechnical Systems! The workshop is an interdisciplinary meeting point for scientists working on the economic and social sciences, complexity science and information and communication technologies. It offers a stimulating and interesting opportunity to present and discuss the last theoretical and applied advances of this multidisciplinary field. On this occasion it will be held at the University of Alcalá. The UAH is one of Europe’s most venerable universities and can trace its origin as far back as 1293 and the medieval Studia generalia. In 1499, Cardinal Cisneros founded the College of St Hildephonse with a view to creating a prototype university city which would act as a model for others in America.


Registration deadline : 15 march 2019




Submission deadline: 8 March 2019
Notification of acceptance: 10 March 2019.

The 5th Annual Workshop on Complex Sociotechnical Systems welcomes submission of abstracts for original contribution. Abstracts are to be sent electronically to comsotec.alcala@uah.es and can belong to any of the following tracks:

  • Track A. Research: Share and present your most recent contribution to this field.
  • Track B. Projects Slam: Let us know about your ongoing projects in an attractive way.
  • Track C. Brainstorming: Share your ideas in a compelling manner to find partners to your newborn projects.



The meeting will take place at the University of Alcalá (Main Campus), in the room “Sala de Conferencias Internacionales” in the first floor of the Colegio Mayor San Ildefonso . Click here to open the map.

Alcalá de Henares, birthplace of the illustrious Miguel de Cervantes, author of “Don Quixote” has been declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its rich monumental heritage, formed by churches, convents and university buildings, gives us a glimpse of life in Castilia during the Spanish Golden Age.

Colegio Mayor San Ildefonso

The UAH was founded as a General Study (Studium Generale) by King Sancho IV in1293, and took definitive shape under Cardinal Cisneros beginning in 1499. In 1998 UNESCO declared it one of the four universities in the world distinguishedas a World Heritage Site for its impressive architectural inheritance. World famous for its defense and promotion of Spanish-language literature throughthe Cervantes Prize, which is awarded annually on April 23. It is also the site where King Felipe VI awards the Prize for Human Rights.



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How to reach Alcalá de Henares

The Madrid airport is situated 14 km from the city. Connections from the airport to the city are by bus and taxi.

  • BARAJAS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Line 824 · Madrid (Airport) – Torrejón de Ardoz – Alcalá de Henares
  • Line C2: Guadalajara-Alcalá de Henares-Madrid (Atocha)-Chamartín. Trains every 20 minutes.
  • Line C7: Alcalá de Henares-Madrid (Atocha)-Chamartín-Príncipe Pío-AtochaChamartín-Tres Cantos. Trains every 10 minutes.
Alcalá is well connected to Madrid by road through the A2 and R2 motorways
  • Línea 223 · Madrid (Avda. de América) – Alcalá de Henares (Vía Complutense)
  • Línea 229 · Madrid (Avda. de América) – Alcalá de Henares (Virgen del Val)
  • N202 · Madrid (Avda. de América) – Alcalá de Henares (Servicio Nocturno)


The main hotels are located in the heart of Alcalá. The town boasts a wide range of optimal accommodation options. Here you can see our recomendations

We recommend making reservations as soon as possible to get the best rates.


Social Dinner

The social dinner will take place on Tuesday, March 26 at 9:00 p.m. at Restaurante la Cúpula. Address: Santiago, 18. Click here to open the map.


Organizing Committee

Federico Pablo Martí (UAH SCCS)

Javier Carrillo Hermosilla (UAH SCCS)

Josefa García Grande (UAH SCCS)

Sonia Quiroga Gómez (UAH SCCS)

Carlos Mir Fernández (UAH SCCS)

José Mª López Morales  (UAH SCCS)

Contact Address

Complex Systems in Social Sciences (SCCS)
Facultad de CC. Económicas, Empresariales y Turismo

Plaza de la Victoria nº 3
28802 Alcalá de Henares (Spain)
E-mail: comsotec.alcala@uah.es