Application procedure in 4 steps

  1. Register in Mobility Online (for year: choose 2021-2022)
  2. Fill in personal details and complete requested extra questions
  3. Wait for approval of your application
  4. Pay the participation fee within 10 days after approval to secure your spot

Applications can be submitted by filling in the online registration form via Mobility Online before 1 February (early bird) or 1 May 2021 (regular). After having registered, you will automatically receive an email with further guidelines to complete your application.

Upon successful submission you will receive an automatic reply to confirm your application. In case your application is accepted, you will receive an email with more practical information on payment and visa. Please note that, in case you need an invoice, you should ask for the invoice before paying. Note that your subscription is only valid when the participation fee is received by the summer school’s secretariat.

Note that limited places are available for the summer school and for each strand. We will ask participants to list their preferred thematic strands and will divide slots on a first-come, first-served basis. 


Registration fee 

Early bird fee (before 1 April 2021): 200 euro / Regular fee: 250 euro

University of Antwerp students are entitled to a refund of €150

The registration fee covers participation in the full programme. 

ECTS credits 

3-6 ECTS credits can be awarded upon successful completion of the programme (including all assessment tasks).

To earn 3 ECTS students are required to attend the full summer school and submit summaries of the lectures and preparatory tasks for the workshops. 

To earn 6 ECTS students are required to attend the full summer school, submit summaries of the lectures, preparatory tasks for the workshops and complete a 4000-word paper on a topic related to one or several of the thematic strands. All students who want to earn 6 ECTS have to submit an application with motivation when they register for the summer school, as well as a paper topic. Applications will be accepted or rejected on the basis of the quality of the proposals.

Cancellation policy

If the participant cancels four weeks before the start of the virtual summer school, 50% of the registration fee will be refunded. If the participants cancels after that, no refunds can be made. All refunds are made in euros. The organisation cannot refund any shortfalls due to exchange rate fluctuations or bank charges.

Scholarships

Scholarships for University of Antwerp students

Two types of scholarships are available for students who are currently enrolled as regular students of the University of Antwerp. 

  1. Refund of €150/student after attending a summer school organised at Antwerp Summer University. An overview of all eligible summer schools can be found here. Students should prefinance the full registration fee and can claim a reimbursement of the allowance after submitting a certificate of attendance and proof of payment to the Antwerp Summer University Office.

    The following students qualify for this refund: University of Antwerp students regularly enrolled under a diploma contract in a Bachelor, Master, Advanced Master, Preparatory Programme, Bridging Programme or Academic Teaching Programme, in either academic year 2020-2021 or 2021-2022.
     
  2. Scholarship for a short international experience for students who qualify for financial aid by the Department of Social, Cultural and Studentaffairs (SCS) .

Please refer to Blackboard ("een internationale ervaring > beurzen") or contact the Antwerp Summer University Office for more information on these scholarships.

Reduced fees for refugees residing in Belgium

Attending a summer school is a low-threshold opportunity for refugees to get to know Flemish Higher Education. From summer 2018 onwards, a limited number of reduced registration fees (€50) for refugees is made available by University of Antwerp.

Admission requirements and eligibility

  • The admission requirements for refugees with foreign pre-qualifications are the same as those for all summer school participants. Please note that each summer school has its own specific admission requirements, including prior qualifications. For details, please visit the webpage of the summer school of your preference.
  • English is the language of instruction of all programmes within Antwerp Summer University. As active participation is compulsory in all summer schools, English proficiency in reading, speaking and writing is  required.
  • In order to be eligible for a reduced registration fee, the candidate should belong to one of the following categories: asylum seeker / refugee status / subsidiary protection or a family member being reunited with a refugee.
  • Candidates should (have) complete(d) a study orientation plan at Atlas. Candidates who are/have already been enrolled at a Flemish Higher Education Institution are not eligible for this reduced fee. Contact information is available on this webpage.

Application

  • Applications can be submitted by filling in the online registration form via Mobility Online. Candidates have to fill in personal details, upload some documents and complete extra specific questions per summer school.
     
  • Depending on the category, candidates for these reduced fees have to upload (a) different document(s):
    • asylum seekers
      Scan of Annex 26 (issued by the Immigration Office in Brussels)
    • recognised refugees:
      Scan both sides residence permit
    • a person receiving protection on humanitarian grounds (Dutch: subsidiair beschermde)
      Scan of the letter issued by the “office of the commissioner general for refugees and stateless persons”
    • a family member being reunited with a refugee
      Scan of both sides of the residence permit of your family member
      Proof of family composition.
  • Application deadlines vary between summer schools. Please refer to the webpage of your preferred summer school to find out more.

Contact and more information

  • For more information on Antwerp Summer University and the application procedure, please contact Mr Wannes Gijsels (summeruniversity@uantwerp.be or +32 32654382).
  • For special information for refugees looking to study at the University of Antwerp, please visit this webpage or make an appointment with Ms Parul Goel (refugeestudents@uantwerp.be or +32 3265 3191).