FAQs Application Process
How can I apply for the International Summer University program?
Step 1: Access our online application system, fill in and submit the online application form.
Step 2: Upload all required supporting documents and press submit to complete the online application process. For further information on the application procedure, please refer to our application site.
Should I apply for the Undergraduate or the Graduate Program?
You can apply for the Undergraduate Program if you are currently enrolled in an undergraduate study program in the fields of business administration and have excellent English language skills. At the time of participation in the ISUWU program, students must have completed a minimum of one year undergraduate education with a specific focus on business administration and related areas.
You are eligible for the Graduate Program if you have completed a bachelor degree in a business major and / or are currently enrolled in a master's or MBA program with a focus on business administration/economics as well as excellent English language skills.
Can I apply for both the July and the August program?
Yes, you can apply for both the July and the August session. In this case you will need to apply with two different WUniverse accounts.
Do I need to provide a translation of my transcript?
All transcripts need to be issued in German or English. If your university does not provide transcripts in German or English, they must be translated into one of these languages.
Can I send my application files separately?
You must upload all required documents through the online application form.
Exception: If your passport has expired or is being renewed at the time of application, we will also accept the new passport copy sent via email to the program management after the application period ends. Please note though, that you still need to upload any kind of ID (identification) in order to submit your application.
Will I be notified about the receipt of my application documents by WU?
Yes, once we have received your application, an automatic confirmation e-mail of receipt will be sent to the email-address indicated in your online application. If you cannot find it, please have a look in your junk e-mail as well. Please note that you will only receive a confirmation e-mail if you have submitted your application before the deadline.
Will I be notified if application documents are missing?
No, you will not be notified if any application documents are missing. It is the applicants' responsibility to make sure that all required and mandatory documents are uploaded. Otherwise you cannot submit the online application.
How quickly and when will a decision be made regarding my application?
We need approximately 4 weeks to process the course allocations and the large number of applications we receive. As soon as all applications have been processed, all applicants who have submitted a complete set of documents before the deadline will be informed about the outcome of their application by email on April 30, 2020 at the latest. The qualified and chosen students will receive their acceptance email.
How will I know which courses I have been assigned to?
Students will be informed about their course assignments in the acceptance email.
Will there be a waiting list for rejected students?
Yes, there will be a waiting list for students who meet the admission criteria but are not nominated for the summer program. Students on the waiting list will be informed by email if there should be a free spot in the program.
How do I confirm my participation?
Once you receive your acceptance e-mail, make sure to confirm your participation by replying to the program management stating your intent to take part in the summer program. At the same time you need to transfer the program fee (program fee and waived/reduced/full tuition) stated in the email within the requested time frame. This will ensure your spot in the ISUWU program. You will receive a confirmation of payment as soon as your payment reaches WU's account.