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Legal Studies: At least one year of studies in the field of law.


Psychology: Be an undergraduate first semester (Bachelor) Student in Psychology. This programme is also open to undergraduate and graduate students from other fields of study.


Natural and Life Sciences: Be a graduate student (Master) or advanced in an undergraduate (Bachelor) programme (at least two years of studies). Subject orientation: biology, geology, environmental sciences, (physical) geography.



Key Dates


Application (Legal Studies):  Process Opening January 2019

Application (Psychology): Process Opening January 2019

Application (Natural Life Sciences): Process Opening January 2019

Deadline application: 31.03.2019

Early Bird: 28.02.2019




How to apply?


– Fill in the online application form: click here


– Once you have created your account in our online application system, you will be required to upload the following documents:

1) your updated CV,

2) letter of motivation which includes the reasons why you would like to participate in Frankfurt Summer School,

3) copy of your higher education certificate or your high school diploma or equivalent (if you are enrolled at a university in a Bachelor Programme),

4) transcript of records or list of courses you have completed (if you are enrolled at a university in your first semester of a Bachelor programme).


Please note that proof of your proficiency in English is not required. However, your English proficiency should at least correspond to the B2-level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Language.


There is no application fee for the Frankfurt Summer School programme.



Selection Process


Your application will be assessed by both the FSS Manager and the coordinator of the track you applied for.



Next Steps


You will be required to confirm your participation in the summer school.


The first step requires the payment of the programme fee. The Goethe University’s bank is the Landesbank Hessen-Thueringen Girozentrale (Address: Neue Mainzer Strasse 52-58, DE-60311 Frankfurt am Main,Germany). You will find further details concerning the payment in your letter of admission.


The second step requires you to upload the following documents online in our application system:

– a picture in passport format

– a proof of payment

– a copy of your passport

– a signed declaration of acceptance


As soon as you have confirmed your participation and paid the fee, we will send you a letter of confirmation via e-mail (if applicable, required for your visa application).


Please note that your enrolment can only be secured if you have paid the programme fee via bank transfer and confirmed your participation through the online application system.




Cancellation Policy


If you need to withdraw from Frankfurt Summer School our Cancellation Policy will apply.





Information for students of the following strategic partner universities:

University of Birmingham, University of Toronto:

Please apply for our programme via your own university (International Office).





Details for the Frankfurt Summer School 2019 coming soon.

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