Find more information on how to apply to the Winter School on this page.
You are eligible if you
- are a current University student, graduate or undergraduate
- an international student (German students are not eligible) and
- have sufficient English skills for our English-taught course
Selection criteria will follow eligibility, academic performance and your personal motivation. The number of participants is limited.
The following deadlines apply:
- Participants who require a visa: September 1st, 2018
- All other participants: October 1st, 2018
Fees & Benefits
The fee will be 245 Euros. As we are operating on a non-for-profit basis, we believe in a highly competitive pricing regime and always try to keep our fees fair and reasonable.
The fee are expected to include accommodation with breakfast in a modern 3*-hotel (double room), health insurance for the duration of your stay, free use of local buses and trains, all classes and materials to the Winter School "The Power of Algorithms?" as well as a social programme. For accomodation in a single room there will be an extra charge.
While application by e-mail is generally preferred, you can also print your application and send it by regular mail to: Prof. Dr. Elke Wagner, IPS Winter School, Institute of Political Science and Sociology, Wittelsbacherplatz 1, 97074 Würzburg, Germany.
With your admission to the Winter School "The Power of Algorithms?" you will receive an invoice with the payment details and a short registration form. You will be asked to submit a scan/copy of your passport (all participants) and your European Health Insurance Card (EU-citizens only, more information here), which are needed for the registration to the University of Würzburg as well as your health insurance. Please make sure to enter a valid e-mail-address and check your mailbox (including spam folder) regularly.
On request, we will be happy to provide you with an invitation letter for visa purposes.