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Key Dates


Application deadline: 30 April 2019 


Payment deadline: 20 May 2019 





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



Be an undergraduate first semester (Bachelor) student in Psychology. This programme is also open to undergraduate and graduate students from other fields of study as well as young professionals with a first degree.



The modules are open to all interested students and young professionals with a first degree. They are particularly useful for students of disciplines in which language plays an essential role, such as Linguistics, Philology, Literary Studies, Media Studies, Gender Studies, Ethnology, (Foreign) Language Teaching etc.


Gender Studies:

Advanced Master’s students in the Social Sciences or Humanities.


Social Sciences:

Bachelor’s and Master’s students of Social Sciences (e.g. Sociology, Cultural Anthropology, Political Science)


Please note that the Gender Studies and Social Sciences track are independent from each other. You can register for one or two tracks.

Please be aware that you can only book the optional German course for a duration of four weeks, i.e. if you register for both tracks.


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.


Computer Science, Physics and Artificial Intelligence:

Knowledge of advanced mathematics (calculus, statistics); at least one programming language (Python, Java, C++ or similar); at least 2 years of undergraduate studies or enrolment in Master studies; fields of study: Computer Sciences, Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biology or Materials Science.





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. A Letter of Motivation that includes the reasons why you would like to participate in Frankfurt Summer School

3. A copy of your Higher Education Certificate or your High School Diploma or equivalent (if you are enrolled in a Bachelor programme)

4. Your Transcript of Records or a list of completed courses (if you are enrolled in your first semester of a Bachelor programme)


Please note that no proof of your proficiency in English is required. However, your English skills should at least correspond to the B2-level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages in order to follow the academic courses.


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



Selection Process


Your application will be assessed by both the Frankfurt Summer School Manager and the Academic 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. 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 which you will receive after a positive assessment.


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

– Picture in passport format

– Proof of payment

– Copy of your passport

– 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 you can only be enrolled 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).





Applications are closed.


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