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How to apply, fees and discounts

Applications are now open for the Global Summer School. Take a look at this page for information on how to apply.

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How to apply

Applying for your Summer School is easy.

Just complete our application form and email it to the Global Summer School team.

If you're making a group booking, please contact us.

The deadline for applications is 1 July 2021.

Step-by-step application guide

Step 1 – Make your application

Download the application form and email it to us.

Step 2 – Confirming your place

We will be in touch to confirm your place and let you know how to pay for your course and accommodation (if required).

Step 3 – Apply for your visa (if required)

If you need a short study visa we will give you an invitation letter. Please read these guidance notes about how to apply for a short term study visa.

Step 4 – Enrol and pay your fees

You’ll receive an email with the instructions on how to enrol when we've received your payment and confirmed your place on the course.

Our courses require a minimum number of students to run. We will let you know as soon as this number has been reached.

Complete your enrolment online.

Step 5 – Arrival information

Before your course starts, we will send your timetable and instructions about where to go on your first day.

You'll also be contacted by your NTU student buddy.

Please email us if you miss this deadline, or if you're making a group booking.

Tuition fees for Global Summer School 2021

Two weeks (one course)

Standard fee: £1,100

With early payment discount: £990

Three weeks (one course)

Standard fee £1,100

With early payment discount: £990

Four weeks (two courses)

Standard fee: £1,980

With early payment discount: £1,782

  • Please check the course pages for variations – we have some with additional charges for specialist activities

Please note that accommodation is not included so you'll also need to pay for your room during the summer school.

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Discounts and group bookings


We are offering the following discounts:

  • a 10% 'early-bird' payment discount is available to you if you pay in full, or a 10% non-refundable deposit, by 31 March 2021;
  • a 10% discount is open to you if you're a current NTU student or an NTU or Global Summer School alumni;
  • if you decide to study two 2-week courses (four weeks in total) you'll receive a 20% discount on your second course (as above).

Group bookings

If you are interested in booking as a group of 10 or more, please contact us for information on any discounts available to you.

What your fees include

Global Summer School fees include the following:

  • full social and evening events programme, supported by NTU student buddies;
  • at least one weekend visit to a UK city (maximum of three trips available for those on the four-week programme);
  • English conversation café to improve your language skills;
  • an end of course ‘summer school showcase’ at which student work is exhibited to NTU students, staff and summer school students;
  • access to NTU’s Global Lounges and services, including a free international lunch and week-day refreshments;
  • an employability / alumni session;
  • summer school souvenir gifts;
  • certificate of completion and a transcript of results.

Still need help?

Global Summer School
+44 (0) 115 848 8189