German Politics

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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.


Deadlines have not been set yet for the 2018 application process. Please check back in the next months for information on how to apply for our Summer School 2018.

Fees & Benefits

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. Detailed fees will be announced once the application process has started. Please check back in the next months for more information about our Summer School 2018.

The fee are expected to include accommodationwith 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.


Please download the application form that will be published once the application process has started and send the PDF file to

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.

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Summer School German Politics
c/o Anja Zürn, IPS
Wittelsbacherplatz 1
97074 Würzburg


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