Fees/Scholarships

Topic International Students without a scholarship Summer School scholarship / partial scholarship holders
Application Fee 250 Euro * 250 Euro
Program Fee 1650 Euro 1000 - 1650 Euro **
Courses inclusive: all courses including material and a supplementary reading list (all documents on a USB stick)
German language course inclusive: 3 ECTS credit for the successful participation in the language courses
Travel within Giessen inclusive: free public transport within Giessen
Accommodation inclusive: accommodation in shared twin rooms (Hotel), incl. breakfast and WiFi in the room
Field Trip to Berlin inclusive:
- arrival and departure by bus
- accomodation incl. breakfast
- sightseeing tour by bus
- visit the German Bundestag
- visit to a Law Office
- visit Buchenwald memorial
Field Trip to Brussels inclusive:
- arrival and departure by bus
- accomodation incl. breakfast
- sightseeing tour by bus
- visit the European Parliament
- visit the European Commission
- visit Schloss Drachenburg
Service inclusive:
- health, accident and liability insurance
- free internet access (Wi-Fi at the university campus and in your hotel room)
- HelpDesk support during the opening hours
- Welcome Guide with all necessary information
- Dinner on Welcome-Day
- participation in all social events (see schedule)
Day Trips / Company Visits inclusive:
- company visit 1: Merck KGaA Darmstadt
- company visit 2: EMBL Heidelberg
Credits 6 ECTS credits for successfully passing the academic program + 3 ECTS credit for the successfully participation in the German language courses
Travel Allowance unavailable unavailable
Total Costs 1900 Euro 1250 - 1900 Euro
famous Rhine Valley Day Trip (optional) 50 Euro 50 Euro

* Early bird discount will be granted until February 28th of each year so that the total costs are 1650 Euro

** The amount of partial scholarships varies significantly due to variation in the financial grant of our sponsors

Scholarships

Students, who want to participate in the Hessen International Summer University, have the possibility to apply for financial subsidies. 

How to apply for a scholarship?

An application for a scholarship is only possible with your initial application to the program via our Online Application Form.

If you state that you wish to apply for financial subsidies in our Online Application Form, you will be automatically requested to attach the following documents to your application:

  1. One letter of reference from one of your lecturers (written in the English language)
  2. CV
  3. A thorough letter of motivation including your reasons to apply for the course and stating your personal financial neediness.
  4. Transcripts of Records showing us your academic achievements (optional)
  5. A certificate of your proficiency in the English language (if you are not a native speaker)

 

What do we take into consideration?

  • Individual students’ motivation for their participation in our International Summer University
  • Students’ academic excellence
  • Students’ financial needs
  • Diversity in the composition of the Summer School group

 

What is covered by a scholarship?

A scholarship will partially reduce the total fee. The sum is set individually since it depends on the individual application and the available funds, which vary yearly. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide scholarships, which waive the complete program fee. Scholarships will not cover travel costs.

 

Deadline for application is: May 31st 2019

 

Please note: The capacity of financial subsidies is very limited.