Below is the application form for ESS 2020. For inquiries, please contact

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 1 May 2020. The availability of places on all courses or accommodation cannot be guaranteed after this date.

Essex PG students need to apply via Proficio Please contact the summer school office with all queries.

After submitting, you will receive an e-mail from the Summer School office. If you have not received an e-mail response from the Essex Summer School Office after 5 working days, please contact

Felds marked with a * denote a required field.

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 research interests using a few keywords

Course Selection

The course schedule can be found here

Maths classes run at 8:15 am every morning. All participants are encouraged to attend these lectures if they feel they need supplementary maths instruction.

Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Accommodation Requirements