Application procedure in 4 steps 

  1. Register in Mobility Online before 15 May 
  2. Fill in personal details, upload additional documents 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. 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. Students will be notified about the results of selection at the end of May. Accepted students will need to choose their preferred case for the group works in June. Note that your subscription is only valid when the participation fee is received by the summer school’s secretariat.

Accepted students will be registered as regular students of the University of Antwerp and will hence receive a student account with which they will have access to the catering facilities and to the Wi-Fi network of the University of Antwerp. Furthermore, accepted students will be automatically insured under the policy of the University of Antwerp. 

Registration fee

€1500

The fee includes all tutoring, course material, coffee breaks, excursions, farewell dinner and social activities. It does not include lunch, accommodation or travel costs.

Bring a friend and get both a 20% discount!  

How? Register both online before 15 May 2022 and send an email to summeruniversity@uantwerpen.be


Cost of living

Antwerp is an affordable alternative to many others European cities.

The registration fee includes all course materials, coffee breaks and social programme activities.  Accommodation, lunch and/or dinner is not included however. 

For accommodation, students should count for €20 - €90 per night, depending on the type. A list of accommodation options can be provided upon acceptance to the summer school:

  • The rent of a student room with common or shared facilities (kitchen and sanitary) amounts to €130 until €250 per week.
  • The cost of staying at a hostel is between €20 and €25 per night for a bed in a dormitory, and around €35 per night for a single room.
  • The price of a single or double room in hotels amounts to €55 until €90 per night, breakfast included.

For the lunches, participants are entitled to paying a discounted price at the student restaurants by showing their student card. The price of a sandwich amounts to €3 until €5. The price of warm lunch at the student restaurants or cafeterias is between €5 and €7.

Participants staying at student rooms or hostels can generally prepare their own dinner in a shared kitchen. Pita, French fries or Pizza can be purchased for under €10 at several places all over town. Dinner at a regular restaurant can cost between €15 and €25.

All participants are insured for third party liability and accidents during summer school activities. Additional insurances (e.g. health and travel), as well as travel costs are the participant’s own responsibility.

Simulation

Below you can find a simulation for a participant attending this summer school:

Costs
Amount
Registration fee 
€ 1500
Accommodation at student room with shared facilities (average price)
€ 380
Breakfast and lunch (around €6/day)
€ 72
Dinner (around €15/day on average)
€ 180
Recreation, visits and personal expenses
€ 100
Total
€ 2232

Please note that travel, visa costs and additional insurances (e.g. health and travel) are not included in this simulation.
 

Disclaimer - Cancellation

Cancellation by the organisation

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 (15 May 2022), the organiser will refund the registration fee. Claims for further liabilities or damages are excluded. Participants should keep this in mind when making arrangements; any expenses made other than registration fees will not be reimbursed. Registration fees will be reimbursed as soon as possible.

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

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 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, Preperatory 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 Student affairs (SCS).

Please refer to Blackboard ("een internationale ervaring>zomerschool") or contact the Antwerp Summer and Winter University Office (see right) 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  (€100) 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. 
  • English is the language of instruction of all programmes within Antwerp Summer and Winter University. As active participation is compulsory in all summer or 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 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).