Birmingham International Summer School

from Jul 16th to August 3rd 2018

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Within the programme “Strategic Partnerships” the University of Birmingham offers four scholarships for the “Birmingham International Summer School“(BISS-16 July- 3 August 2018).

Please visit the summer school website for further information:

If you are interested in applying for the summer school you are welcome to attend the information event on the BISS which is going to take place on 25 January 2018 at 11 a.m. in PEG Room 3G.170 (Campus Westend)!


The Birmingham International Summer School offers you the chance to study a three-week exciting programme in the Heart of England on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK, while having the opportunity to gain a valuable insight into the fascinating culture and heritage of Britain.
Programmes on offer include:
- British Cultural Heritage
- Mathematical Finance and Financial Time Series Analysis
- Film & Media
- Global Environment Issues
- Global Energy Systems: Powering the Future
- Biomedical Sciences: From Laboratory Bench to Hospital Bedside
Birmingham International Summer School 2018
Each programme offers 20 UK credits or 10 ECTS credits.

Scholarships & Application

The University of Birmingham would like to offer four scholarships for nominated students enrolled at Goethe-University. Students can choose from the six programmes offered. The programme fee is £2500 but the selected students would be entitled to a £2000 scholarship, and therefore only a remaining £500 fee would be required. (Please note that BISS does not cover travel or subsistence costs.)
You can check the necessary entry requirements for the BISS here:
The four scholars will also receive a DAAD-scholarship (€125) for travel expenses (Programme “Strategic Parnerships”).

The application deadline is 15 February 2018.

Please send your application documents to Anne Le Duigou Bernig ( of the International Office/Goethe-University Frankfurt.
The necessary application documents are:
1) You have to be a student of Goethe-University (Immatrikulationsbescheinigung)
2) Transcript of Records (QIS/LSF summary of grades)
3) Motivational Letter (in English)
4) CV
5) English Language requirement:
a. Proficiency in the English Language equivalent to IELTS 6 overall with no lower than 5.5 in any band, or
b. English Language proficiency of TOEFL IBT 80 overall with no less than 19 in listening, 19 in reading, 21 in speaking and 19 in writing, or
c. Abitur-grade 10 in English (English should be studied across four semesters, with the overall result of ‘gut’).

Anne Le Duigou Bernig
Coordinator Strategic Partnerships
International Office
Goethe-Universität Frankfurt | Campus Bockenheim | Neue Mensa | Raum 525
Bockenheimer Landstr. 133, 60325 Frankfurt am Main
Telefon +49 (69) 798 17247, E-Mail: