Tuition fee 

Early bird fee (before 1 February 2023): 500 euro / Regular fee: 600 euro

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

The registration fee covers participation in the full programme.

Disclaimer - Cancellation

Cancellation by the organiser 

Should the summer school be cancelled by the organiser for organisational reasons or as a result of force majeure more than two weeks after the application deadline, the organiser will refund the registration fee. Claims for further liabilities or damages are excluded. 

 Cancellation by the participant 

If the participant cancels more than 4 weeks before the start of the summer school, 50% of the registration fee can be reimbursed. If the participant cancels within 4 weeks before the start of the summer school, € 100 of the registration fee will be refunded, unless otherwise mentioned on the website of the specific summer school. This will also be so in case of changing travel regulations and/or in case of a positive test for covid-19 before or during the summer school. All refunds are made in euros. The organisation cannot refund any shortfalls due to exchange rate fluctuations or bank charges. 

Scholarships

Different kinds of scholarships are available. Read carefully the information below.

Scholarship 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 or winter school organised at Antwerp Summer and Winter University. 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 and Winter 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 2021-2022 or 2022-2023. 
  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 and Winter University Office for more information on these scholarships.

Reduced fees for refugees residing in Belgium

Attending a summer or winter 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 or winter school participants. Please note that each summer or winter school has its own specific admission requirements, including prior qualifications.
  • English is the language of instruction of all programmes within Antwerp Summer and Winter University. As active participation is compulsory in all summer and winter 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 or winter 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.

Contact and more information

  • For more information on Antwerp Summer and Winter University and the application procedure, please contact Mr Jasper Vanhaelemeesch (summeruniversity@uantwerp.be or +32 3 265 50 69).
  • 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). 

Scholarships for international PhD students

We are offering three scholarships for PhD students who do not have funding to cover the registration fee (worth 600 euro each). The scholarships will cover registration and catering during the Children's Literature summer school. 

Applicants are requested to send their CV and a letter of motivation to childlit@uantwerpen.be before 16 December 2022. The letter should include the following information:

·       PhD title, the programme you are registered for, your supervisor and expected completion date

·       The thematic strand that you want to register for and how it relates to your research

·       Your motivation for attending this summer school (300 words)

·       An abstract for a 20-minute presentation on your PhD during the summer school (300 words)

·       Why should we support your participation? Have you had any opportunity to study or travel abroad before? Does your university or college provide financial support for education abroad (for example by providing travel grants to participate in summer schools)? Will you apply for other funding?

·       Contact details for 2 college or university teachers who would be willing to endorse your application.

We give priority to PhD students who have not participated in the Children’s Literature Summer School before. Selected participants will receive notice before 23 December 2022.