University of Leicester: International Summer Programmes 2022

Apply for a scholarship in the form of a fee waiver!

Our partner, the University of Leicester, is offering a limited number of scholarships to students in the form of a fee waiver for its International Summer Programmes 2022. If you are interested in participating in one of the Summer Programmes (see below) and applying for a fee waiver, please email a 150 word statement to by 29 April 2022, containing the following:

  • why you should be awarded the scholarship
  • how you expect to benefit from attending the International Summer Programme
  • how you would contribute to the International Summer Programme

Please also specify to which Summer Programme you plan on applying. Note that there is no Erasmus+ funding available for summer schools. Students may however apply for PLUS’ Grant for short-term, study-relevant specific courses abroad (Stipendium für kurzfristige fachspezifische Kurse im Ausland).


The 3-week programmes combine general and academic English classes with subject-specific content, as well as providing a varied social programme where students from across the courses will meet and socialise together.
Please see  this site for more information on Leicester’s International Summer Programmes and how to apply.

Learn from leading University academics, with particular focus on Shakespeare and the discovery of King Richard III’s remains by the University of Leicester.

The main aim of this three week course is to help participants improve their general and academic English. In addition, students will develop their knowledge surrounding Humanities and gain an insight to life in the UK. Participants on this programme are expected to have a minimum English level of IELTS 5.0, or equivalent.

LEICESTER DISCOVERY | 8–26 August 2022
This course is aimed at students with an intermediate level of English. You will gain new English language and academic skills whilst learning about British life and culture. Experience the life of a student at a British university.

Participants on this programme are expected to have a minimum English level of IELTS 4.0, or equivalent.

ENGLISH FOR MEDICS | 8–26 August 2022
The English for Medics International Summer Programme is ideal for medical students and health professionals who want to improve their English in a hospital or medical setting. The course has run for over over fifteen years. Participants on this programme are expected to have a minimum English level of IELTS 4.5, or equivalent.

You will visit local health facilities. For this course you will learn about the UK health system and meet British medical professionals. Your classes will take place in the George Davies Centre, winner in the prestigious 2018 Passivhaus awards.