Frequently Asked Questions

Application

Is this programme right for me?

The EIT DIGITAL Summer Schools welcome bachelor and master students, young professionals and others who want to deep-dive in emerging digital technologies. Our programmes focus on business innovation and entrepreneurship. Please note that specific technical education is NOT a prerequisite to enrol in our Summer School programmes, other educational backgrounds are welcomed too.

Can undergraduate students participate in the summer schools?

Undergraduate students still studying must have completed at least one academic year of their bachelor’s degree programme.

Can Ph.D. students apply for the summer schools?

Summer schools are not always aimed for Ph.D. students. Please refer to the webpage describing the programme and the target audience.

What is the application process?

The application process is simple and take few steps. After clicking on the APPLY button on the website, you need to complete the following tabs in the Application Portal:

0. Start

1. Personal Data

2. Education

3. English Proficiency

4. Summer School Program Selection

5. Documentation: CV and Academic qualifications

6. Additional information

English language proficiency - What kind of proof / documentation is needed?

We want to make sure that you will be able to follow the programme in English language. Various proofs of English language proficiency are accepted. Beside the TOEFL and IELTS scores, we will take other proofs into consideration, such as: successful completion of previous education in English, completion of ESL program, completion of other English language courses, etc.). There are no minimal score requirements.

Tuition fee

What does the Tuition Fee include?

EIT Digital provides a competitive offer that includes the lectures, workshops, company visits, meals, outdoor team building activities, fun social events also during the weekend.

Is accommodation included in the Tuition Fee?

Accommodation is NOT included in the tuition fee. A list of hotels nearby the school and detailed advice can be found on the webpage of the programme that you have selected (https://summerschool.eitdigital.eu).

In the application portal you can also express your interest in a shared room. In this case, the local organiser will be informed that you are willing to share a twin room with another participant. Pending availability, the organiser will provide you with possible solutions.

How do I pay the tuition fee?

After acceptance of your application, you will be requested to proceed with the payment of the Tuition Fee via bank transfer to EIT Digital Education Foundation. Instructions will be provided. If the fee is not received within 20 days, the application is considered declined.

Are there other ways to pay?

If you cannot pay via your bank and you prefer to pay online via credit card, we recommend you consider the money transfer through an online transfer App, example Transferwise, WorldRemit, Revolut, etc.

My company will pay the tuition fee and needs an invoice

In case your company will pay the tuition fee, and first needs an invoice before setting the payment, please send an e-mail to education.foundation@eitdigital.eu

When will I receive the payment confirmation?

Once your Tuition Fee is received, you will receive an e-mail containing confirmation and a paid copy of your invoice. This may take 7-10 business days to confirm.

Policy

Can I change the summer school?

If you wish to change your summer school location, please send a mail to summerschools@eitdigital.eu

How can I cancel my participation?

If, for any reason, you have to cancel your registration, you can be fully refunded if you cancel 45 days or more prior to the start of the programme.

For cancellations later than 45 days before the start of the Summer Schools, the following refund policy is as follows:

  • 15 days or less prior to the start of the Summer School no refund
  • 15-45 days prior to the start of the Summer School 30% of the fee

Cancellations must be received in writing at summerschools@eitdigital.eu

Cancellation because of COVID-19 / other ongoing events of great impact

In case of COVID-19 related circumstances (travel restrictions etc.) the participant will be eligible for a full refund of the attendance fees paid to EIT Digital.

We remain in close contact with all the local summer school organisers and will communicate relevant information to you. Direct impacts to the summer schools are unique per country.

Travel

I need a VISA

By ticking the box ‘VISA Application’ in the application portal, the invitation letter for VISA application will be sent to you after payment of the tuition fee has been received.

You should apply for a VISA by yourself. The summer school is not involved in the process.

Travel and health insurance

We highly recommend that you have travel and health insurance that covers for the whole period of the summer school.

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