Please note: Our FAQ is structured along the consecutive phases of the application process.
Where can I find further information on the training programme (content, schedule, training location, travel etc.)?
I’m not sure whether my professional profile fits the offered GeoTraining summer school?
What is the main focus of the offered training programme?
Where can I find the training programme’s timeline?
Am I free to choose the proportion of the offered geospatial training components and contents of higher education didactics in respect to my own interests?
How many training programmes can I apply for?
Do I still have to be an active scholarship holder during the course of the summer school?
Do participation in the summer school and participation in the short-term research programme exclude each other?
Are there possibilities for grants for family and children, so that they can accompany me to the summer school?
Which information is needed during the application process?
Where do I have to hand in my application documents?
I cannot access the online application portal!
Is an extension of the application period beyond March 1st 2020 possible?
When and by whom will I receive the confirmation of my application?
I would like to participate in the training programme but cannot completely participate during the given period of time.
Which costs for the participation in the summer school are covered?
Where from will I receive the letter of invitation for the visa arrangement?
Do I need to book my flight?
Do I need to find accommodation myself?
Do I need to take care of my own health insurance?
What should I do, if I will not be able to join the GeoTraining summer school 2020 because of any reasons, such as family incidents, illness, advanced pregnancy.
Where can I find information about Germany to prepare my travel?
How much money can I expect to spend on food in Germany?
How will I cover my living costs in Germany during my stay?