Applicants should complete all sections of the application form and submit it to the Summer School office. Completed application forms should reach the Summer School office by 1st May 2017. The availability of places on all courses or accommodation cannot be guaranteed after this date.

  • If you are applying for a course running in WASEDA University please note that the application deadline to do this is 4th August.
  • Essex PG students need to apply via Proficio Please contact Melanie Sawers in the summer school office with all queries.

    After submitting, you will receive an e-mail confirming the details you have submitted but this does not guarantee your place, while every effort is made to respond to applications within 48hrs, sometimes this is not possible. However if you have not received an e-mail response from the Essex Summer School Office after 5 working days, please contact

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    General Information

    Private information

    The University is required to collect the following information by the Higher Education Statistical Agency.

    The University of Essex is registered under the terms of the Data Protection Act to enable it to hold and process personal data about its participants. These data comprise details about admission, academic background, course registration and academic progress while at the University. They also include information collected by the University for the purposes of equal opportunities monitoring. The University will process these data for various administrative, academic and health and safety purposes. The data will be kept secure and accurate and will only be disclosed to people who have a need to know in accordance with the University’s registration under the Act.

    Academic / Institution Information

    Background Knowledge

    Please indicate your background knowledge in the following areas, please refer to each individual course description for course requirements:




    Please give details of your primary subfield and teaching interests using a few keywords

    Course Selection

    Maths classes run at 8:15 am every morning with other courses following from 10 am. All participants are encouraged to attend these lectures if they feel mathematically challenged. Please Select all the courses you would like to attend be aware this does not confirm your place though.

    To apply for all ESSEXLab courses please email Melanie

    To apply for courses running at WASEDA University, Japan – please opt for either the 0A or 0B choices in the Course Choice 1 or Course Choice 2 drop down menus below. Please note the application deadline for this is 4th August.

    Courses running in WASEDA University (Japan)

    Session 1

    Session 2

    Session 3

    Accommodation Requirements