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Power to the People: Social Movements, Activism and Grassroots Organising

Application Procedure and Admission Criteria

This programme is closed for applications for Summer 2022

Application Procedures

Please have the following supporting documents ready to upload (in PDF) to the online application form:

  • A scan of your passport
  • A copy of your transcripts/list of courses taken and grades achieved
  • An up-to-date copy of your CV/Resume
  • A letter of motivation of approximately 400-500 words stating your interest wherein you analyse/introduce an instance of social change or a social movement that you are familiar with from your home context. What makes this movement or collective successful or not, and why? 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 non-refundable €25 application fee by credit card. 

Early admission deadline

  • Deadline: Tuesday 1 February 2022. This course uses rolling admission, and we will endeavour to have your admissions decision back to you as soon as possible. Early admissions decisions will be sent to all applicants by 25 February 2022 at the latest.
  • Payment deadline (tuition and housing) must be submitted within 1 week of receiving your offer of admission. 

Regular admission deadline

  • Deadline: Friday 1 April 2022. This course uses rolling admission, and we will endeavour to have your admissions decision back to you as soon as possible. Regular admissions decisions will be sent to all applicants by 29 April 2022 at the latest. 
  • Payment deadline (tuition and housing) must be submitted within 1 week of receiving your offer of admission. 

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.