Application AND VENUE

The iGSS Summer School takes place at the Ruhr-University Bochum . The school begins with registration Tuesday morning at ZEMOS, located on the east side of campus. Sessions on Tuesday-Thursday will also be held at ZEMOS. Lab practicals on Friday will be held at participating research labs

non-iGSS Affiliated Applicants:

Interested Master and PhD students are cordially invited to apply for participation by sending a CV with contact details and affiliation together with a one-page letter of motivation to: igss(at)

For exceptional Master or PhD students, we offer scholarships covering the participation in the Summer School, the accommodation costs during the Summer School and a subsidy to the travel costs. The deadline for students applying for scholarships is Sunday 12. April.

Please note:
The final selection of participants will be made by the organizers. After the selection process you will be notified if you are accepted for participation. If you are offered a place, you will need to accept your place within 5 working days.

It's your responsibility to make sure you have the correct visa and immigration permissions before you arrange to travel to Germany. Students must be 18 years or over at the time of the Summer School in order to participate.

All Participating Students:

Please register online 30. April - 22. May to select your courses.


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Online Registration

All student participants must register online from 30. April - 22. May

Link to registration will be posted here when opened.