Summer School 2020 is cancelled due to COVID-19 related restrictions!


A participation fee is payable by each participant. In case of participation in person this fee covers all seminars the social programme events as well as refreshments during the seminars. The cost of travel to Saarbrücken, accommodation and food and drinks (except the Opening Evening Event, Summer School BBQ and Farewell Party) are not included in the participation fee. 

The amount of the fee depends on the form of participation:

form of participation participation fee
attending in person 150 EUR
attending virtually  100 EUR

Should applicants find themselves in a position where they are unable to financially afford the Summer School fee, we will consider providing assistance up to 45 Euros towards the participation fee, this will apply only to those willing to take part virtually. It will be considered on case-by-case basis and applicants should aim to submit their applications as soon as possible. 

In calculating the cost of participating in the Summer School, please ensure that you take the following factors into account:

Travel costs to get to Saarbrücken

The cost will depend on the travel arrangements which you make. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions on planning your journey to Saarbrücken.


As set out under "Accomodation & Catering", we have block booked rooms at local hotels in various price categories. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions on planning your  accommodation.


Estimated total costs for 5 days of seminar at the University Mensa: 25 €

Local public transportation

Saarbrücken has an extensive public transport network which connects the city to the university. A single bus journey costs 2,60 €. It is usually more cost effective to buy a weekly public transport pass for 19,30 € or, for longer stays, a monthly public transport pass for 62,10 €. These passes give you unlimited access to Saarbrücken’s bus and tram network. It may be possible to get student discounts on public transport if you have a valid Student ID.