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Fields marked * are compulsory. Personal details provided here will only be used for the purpose of enrolment and communication concerning the Summer Institute programmes. If you have any questions about this form or the admission procedure, please contact us at .


Personal data
Please write your name as it is written in your passport
Provide the initial of only your first and middle names
We apologize that we can only provide two options for sex. Unfortunately the software only accepts the options of male or female. 
Male    Female    

Contact Information
This should also be an email you can be reached at throughout and following the programme. 
Excluding country code and symbols (-#!.)
number only
Example: Room C, Floor 4, Apt D

Emergency Contact


We will use this information ONLY in the event of a personal emergency.


Name (& relationship)
Phone number including country code

Professional Information

Only provide professional information relevant to the field of the summer programme you are applying for. If you don’t have specific relevant professional experience you can continue to the next section.

Current / most recent higher education

Please indicate the most recent or relevant institution you attended. 

English proficiency

This summer course is taught in English. An English proficiency test is not required, but students are expected to have the ability to read academic English texts, follow lectures in English, and to participate in discussions conducted in English.

Native    Good    Adequate    Poor    
Native    Good    Adequate    Poor    

Other questions
I read about it in a newspaper/newsletter
I followed a link on a website about summer courses
I heard about it from a previous student of the Summer Programmes
I heard about it on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Instagram
I heard about it from a professor
I heard about it from the study abroad office of my university
Yes    No    Unknown    
Yes, I would like to apply for housing
No, I will arrange my own accommodation



Upload the following documents now:



Upload a recent photo of yourself.
Upload a scan of the identity page of your passport. If you do not have a passport yet, please upload a scan of your identity card or driver's licence.
Upload a detailed up-to-date overview of your educational and professional (including voluntary work) career.
Upload a transcript from your most recent/relevant higher educational institute that you have attended before enrolment in the summer programme, listing all grades and credits obtained. 

Please answer the following questions in your motivation statement:

1. What is it that you really want to understand about cycling and why? (250 words max)

2. Do you think a social science perspective is important for understanding cycling and why? (250 words max)

3. What unique view, skills, and/or background will you bring to the programme? (250 words max)

Reference Letter & Application fee

In order for your application to be marked "Complete," you must submit the following:

  • Letter of Reference
    One letter of reference by a qualified person (professor, employer). To be sent by e-mail directly from the referee to, clearly mentioning your full name.

  • Application fee
    The application fee is € 25. Within one week after you submit the application, you will receive instructions on how to complete the payment. 
    Applicants for the NUFFIC/KOP/MSP scholarship are not required to pay an application fee.



I hereby declare that all information in this application is truthful. I authorise the Graduate School of Social Sciences to verify my educational and professional credentials.