Find more information on how to apply to the summer school on this page.
You are eligible if you
- are a current University student, graduate or undergraduate
- an international student (German students are not eligible) and
- have sufficient English skills for our English-taught course
Selection criteria will follow eligibility, academic performance and your personal motivation. The number of participants is limited.
As the fees are graded by the date of admission to our programme, it surely pays to be quick! However, the following deadlines apply:
- Participants who require a visa: February 28th, 2018
- All other participants: March 31st, 2018
Application is closed now. We are looking forward to meeting all the participants in Würzburg!
Fees & Benefits
The first ten accepted applicants will be offered registration to an Early Bird fee of 195 Euros. The regular fee will be 245 Euros. As we are operating on a non-for-profit basis, we believe in a highly competitive pricing regime and always try to keep our fees fair and reasonable.
The fee are expected to include accommodation with breakfast in a modern 3*-hotel (double room), health insurance for the duration of your stay, free use of local buses and trains, all classes and materials to the Summer School German Politics as well as a social programme. For accomodation in a single room there will be an extra charge.
While application by e-mail is generally preferred, you can also print your application and send it by regular mail to: Anja Zürn, Summer School German Politics, Institute of Political Science and Sociology, Wittelsbacherplatz 1, 97074 Würzburg, Germany.
With your admission to the Summer School German Politics you will receive an invoice with the payment details and a short registration form. You will be asked to submit a scan/copy of your passport (all participants) and your European Health Insurance Card (EU-citizens only, more information here), which are needed for the registration to the University of Würzburg as well as your health insurance. Please make sure to enter a valid e-mail-address and check your mailbox (including spam folder) regularly.
On request, we will be happy to provide you with an invitation letter for visa purposes.