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Beyond Horizons, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 6 days


  • The concept of cultural transfer as well as the various definitions of ‘minorities’ and ‘migrants’ will be discussed and examined in their historical and political contexts.
  • It is expected that the participants have a sufficient command of the English language to actively participate in the discussions and to present their own work in English.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 6 days
    • Duration description
      18 - 23 August 2019
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Topics we will discuss include:

  • Literary representations of language loss and revitalisation by minority and indigenous writers;
  • The reaction of minority writers from a variety of regions and languages to societal, political and cultural processes;
  • Migration as a matter of literary form, and literature itself as a migrating and transformative concept ;
  • Notions of diaspora i n relation to their applicability for transnational literary and cultural studies;
  • A focus on different aspects of transcultural messages;
  • Transnational approaches to cultural narratives of exile.
On the final day of the summer school participants will give a presentation.


This summer school is designed for (Research) Master and PhD students in Humanities/ Social Sciences/ Philosophy.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

To apply, kindly fill out the online application form. Please submit the following documents with your application:

  • CV
  • Motivation letter

Tuition Fee

  • International

    255 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 255 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 6 days.
  • EU/EEA

    255 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 255 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 6 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

  • € 500 (including housing)

Living costs for Groningen

  • 750 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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