Undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MA) students from all universities can seek to enrol. There are, however, different rules for enrolment.

Applications need to be submitted with the relevant documents mentioned in the form no later than the 1st of April 2021. Deadline for the second round of applications in case of remaining seats is 1st of June 2021.

Access the application formAccess the application form: Application form for International Summer Programme - Urban Culture in Theory and Action

Together with the application form, all applicants should write and submit a letter of motivation (max. 1 page - please observe this word limit) that indicates areas of current interest and/or plans for future studies.

Accepted students will be notified end April.

Queries can be directed to Global Urban Studies (urban@hum.ku.dk).

Admission Criteria

The course is open to undergraduate (BA) and graduate (MA) students. There are limited seats, and the best-qualified students are selected according to relevant prerequisites and based on letter of motivation.

Pre-Summer School Assignment

After enrolment, students must no later than Thursday the 15th of July 2021 submit an essay answering one of several possible questions posed by the course teachers during the pre-summer school online lectures and related to the syllabus.

At the summer school, students will be paired in groups based on the affinity of their essay themes, and together, they will develop a project proposal during workshops and tutorials that focus on the case at hand.


Figures are estimates only.

Tuition fees

Important: please refer to https://humanities.ku.dk/education/summer/


Monthly rate approximately: DKK 4000-6000. Deposit: one month’s rent.


Living expenses: Approx. DKK 2500 for three weeks

Estimate of visa fee: Only for students from non-EU/EEA and non-visa waiving countries. Approx. 90 € (excl. local fees).


Housing will be available through the UCPH Housing Foundation. In May, students will receive an email with an invitation to book accommodation through an online system. The available housing is typically single rooms in a student dormitory with access to kitchen/cooking equipment.


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We also offer another summer schools, Cultural Production and Urban Space, but since they are taking place simultaneously, it will unfortunately not be possible to attend more than one summer school at a time.