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Application Procedure and Admission Criteria

Programmes organised by the Graduate School of Social Science (including this programme) are cancelled for summer 2020 in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. If you’re interested in following this programme in the future, please email summer-info-gsss@uva.nl with the programme name in the subject line and we will keep you updated on all developments in the coming months.

Application procedures 

Please have the following supporting documents ready (in PDF) to upload to the online application form, and select the appropriate programme from the dropdown menu:

  • A scan of your passport
  • A copy of your transcripts. If you cannot submit transcripts because of a mandatory closure of your school or University due to Covid-19, please note that we will accept these documents via email after the deadline. When applying, please upload a document explaining your situation. 
  • An up-to-date copy of your CV/Resume
  • A letter of motivation of approximately 400 – 500 words stating your commitment and curiosity about the concepts of sexuality and gender, and the importance of an interdisciplinary approach when studying the role of these concepts in different social and cultural contexts. Further, explain why you wish to participate, what you hope to learn, and your relevant educational and/or professional experience in the field of study. Note: this is the most important part of your application.
  • Pay the €25 application fee by credit card. 

Who is this programme for?

Students should be in good academic standing to participate in the summer school. For current university students (Bachelors and Masters) in the arts and social sciences with an interest in sexuality studies. For working professionals with a desire to continue their education in this field.

Early admission deadline and procedure

  • Deadline: 1 February 2020
  • Early admissions decisions sent to all applicants: 21 February 2020
  • Payment deadline (tuition and housing) for participants admitted in this period: 1 March 2020 

Regular admission deadline

  • Deadline: 1 April 2020
  • Regular admissions decisions communicated by email to all applicants: 21 April 2020
  • Payment deadline (tuition and housing) for participants admitted in this period: 1 May 2020 

 

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email us at summer-info-gsss@uva.nl. In all communications, be sure to include your full name and state the programme you're applying for.