Application and Scholarships


The fee for the ISU Kassel is 2,190 Euro. If you pay before April 1, 2019, the ISU will grant you an “early bird discount” and the fee will be reduced to 1,990 Euro. 

In order to apply for ISU Kassel 2019, please download, fill out and sign the application form below and send it to us along with your CV and a copy of your academic transcript by email

Download Application Form for ISU 2019

Please note: Minimum age for participation in the ISU program is 18 years.
Registration and payment information

After sending your application form to the ISU office, we will send you a confirmation via email. Upon acceptance of the application, you will receive an invoice with the detailed payment information from us. Unless stated otherwise, the payment should be received by us 30 days after the date of the invoice. As soon as we received the payment, we will send you an acceptance letter. 

Please understand, that no place can be reserved for you until we have received the fee.

Banks usually also charge us for the processing of transfers, cheque or credit card payments. Please note that we will have to pass these fees on to you upon your arrival in Kassel.

Cancellation rights

Please note: If, for any reason, a participant wants to withdraw his/ her registration, the participant has to inform the ISU Kassel immediately. An administrative fee of € 250,- will be retained by the University of Kassel. Should a participant withdraw from the ISU Kassel 2019 after the start of the program on June 22, 2019, the ISU Kassel will retain the full program fee paid by the participant.


We are delighted to announce that we are offering scholarships for ISU Kassel 2019.

General requirements for the scholarships are:

  • a strong letter of motivation stating why you are eligible for the scholarship 
  • one letter of recommendation from your professor (or at least a lecturer with a doctorate degree). Letters of recommendation can be sent together with the other required documents, or directly by your professor to

Beside the above mentioned documents, please send along:

  • a completed and signed ISU Application Form
  • a letter of motivation for joining ISU  (column provided in the application form)
  • a CV
  • a copy of academic transcripts of all university exams (in case the transcripts are issued in languages other than English or German, please send the copy of them in the original language and the translations in English)
  • for applicants whose native language is not English, a proof of English proficiency (e.g. TOEFL, TOEFL prediction, IELTS, or any English certificate from a local language center such as British Council, English First or a language center at your university) 

Not included in the program fee or the scholarship -unless mentioned otherwise- are flight and train tickets to and from Kassel, the optional Berlin trip, lunch and other personal expenses.

In order to apply for the scholarship, please state which scholarship you would like to apply in your application letter, scan all of the required documents, save them in one PDF file (in the following order: signed application form, CV, academic transcripts, English certificate, motivation letter for the scholarship and recommendation letters) and send it to us by email to

Scholarship application deadline: 23:59 German Time, March 17, 2019.

Incomplete scholarship application or scholarship application after the deadline will not be considered.


Below are the types of scholarship offered for the ISU Kassel 2018:

  • German Cambridge Society Scholarship

The partial scholarship amounted to €1000 will be awarded by the German Cambridge Society for two applicants who wish to take part in the Culture or Engineering module.

Please keep in mind that the scholarship is meant for reducing the program fee of €1.990 (early-bird fee) and cannot be paid in cash to the applicants. Upon acceptance of the scholarship, the rest of the program fee of €990 (early-bird application) has to be paid by the applicants before the program starts. Information sheet for the scholarship is available here: German Cambridge Society Scholarship


Other scholarship opportunities might be offered by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Please check their scholarship database: DAAD

NOTE: All scholarships are subject to availability of funds and details given here are subject to change at any time.


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