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Application SU 2016

Requirements & Application

The two-week program is open to rising high school seniors or graduates, International Baccalaureate students from schools like the United World Colleges (UWC) and undergraduate students with a high degree of motivation and social engagement, as well as satisfactory academic performance. They are expected to have a strong interest in the topic of sustainability. Very good English language skills are required. German language skills are an asset but not essential. The number of participants is limited to 20.

For the successful completion of the Summer University, students will receive a certificate of the Europe-an College of Human Ecology from the DGH about aacdemic credit, equivalent to 150 hours of study or one college level course.

Regular fee*:  2,500.00 EUR

- Program fee:  1,300.00 EUR
- Boarding fee: 1,200.00 EUR

The overall fee* covers all courses, room and board, local transportation, and instructional material.

Application deadline:         April 30, 2016

*Our philosophy is that cost should not be a hindrance for any student. Students needing financial assistance should fill out the financial assistance application and contact our assistants.


If there are any questions, contact our assistants

Julie Schmidtsdorf: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Download application form

Please fill in the application form and complete all tasks.

Students at the COA
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Humanökologie e.V.
Foundation Committee European College of Human Ecology
Dr. Wolfgang H. Serbser 
Fritschestr. 26
10585 Berlin
Tel: +49 (0)30 26932950

in cooperation with:
College of the Atlantic 
contact person:
Ken Hill
Academic Dean
105 Eden Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609


Bank Data
Deutschen Gesellschaft für Humanökologie
Berliner Commerzbank
IBAN DE12 1004 0000 0657 1616 02  
Reference: Study Group College of Liberal Arts and Human Ecology