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Winter Programma
Key Topics in Urban Studies

Application Procedure and Admission Criteria

NOTE: There are two different application forms. Please select the correct application link that matches how you will be taking the course: Full Course (for-credit participant), or Auditor (lecture series only). Please read the application procedure fully and carefully before you submit your application via the link in the foldout section(s) below.

  • How to apply: Full course/ for credit participant

    Application Procedures

    Please have the following supporting documents ready (in PDF) to upload 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 in utrban studies broadly, as well as zooming-in on one or more of the listed topics in the Programme Description. 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. 
    • Note: You will be asked about housing in the online application. Please select "no" as housing is not available for online courses. 

    Winter course admission deadline

    • Admissions are processed throughout the year on a rolling basis
    • Final day to submit an application: 15 December 2020
    • Admissions decisions sent to all applicants within a week of their application, and for those who apply at the 15 December deadline, no later than 22 December 2020.
    • Payment for the programme must be received within 1 week of receiving an acceptance letter. The course has a maximum number of 20 participants: ensure your participation by submitting payment as soon as possible. 

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

  • How to apply: Auditor/ lecture series only

    If you're interested in registering as an auditor, please fill out the form below! Don't forget to attach an up-to-date copy of your passport, and indicate at the end of the registration form whether you will takae the course with or without certificate. 

    After you register as an auditor, you will receive a letter confirming your registration by email in the following days, including a link to pay the associated fee in our online webshop. 

    Any questions? Email us at