2019 TU Delft Summer School Planning and Design with Water Application Form
Please fill in this form carefully. Deadline for application is 15 APRIL 2019.
Selection for the Summer School starts on 16 APRIL 2019 and results are published on 30 APRIL 2019.
Email address *
We strongly advise you to read the whole form before you start filling it in, so you know what texts you need to prepare beforehand and what documents you need to have at hand.
The Summer School
YOUR GIVEN NAME *
Please write your FIRST NAME ONLY. This is your own personal name. Please use the Latin Alphabet. In the Chinese name "QU LEI", Lei is the first name and Qu is the family name.
Your answer
YOUR FAMILY NAME *
Please write only your FAMILY NAME. Please use the Latin Alphabet. (This may be confusing for Chinese speakers, as in Chinese the family name comes first. For the name "QU LEI" for example: QU is the FAMILY NAME and LEI is the given name.
Your answer
Name you want to appear on your badge *
Please, write the name you want us to use at the Summer School name badge. This is the name you want other students to call you. We advise you to use your first name or your nickname! (We have a very informal atmosphere at the School).
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FULL NAME ON YOUR PASSPORT *
Please, WRITE YOUR FULL NAME HERE AS IT APPEARS ON YOUR PASSPORT (USING THE LATIN ALPHABET). This is important if you need to ask for a Dutch visa.
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Email *
IMPORTANT! Please, make sure you write your email correctly. This is the only way we can communicate with you.
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Email (write your email here again) *
IMPORTANT! Please, make sure you write your email correctly. This is the only way we can communicate with you.
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Gender *
Your current age
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WhatsApp number *
Format: 00 (international code) (area code) (phone number) (Ex. 00 31 15 278 1234)
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Would you like to be added to the Summer School 2019 WhatsApp group? (this facilitates communication)
Affiliation *
The name of the school/university you are currently attending. If you are not a student, please just state the name of your former university and school.
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Your department *
The name of your department (for example: Architecture)
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Name of the course you are following *
Example: Architectural Studies, Transport Engineering, Sociology, etc.
Your answer
Are you in the Master or Bachelor? *
MOTIVATION LETTER (800 words+)
Why are you the ideal candidate for the Summer School? What talents, skills and personal qualities would to bring to the course? Why do you deserve to be in the Summer School?
Write your text and paste it below *
The Summer School is highly competitive (we typically have 200+ applications for 70 places). Therefore, this is a CRUCIAL PART OF YOUR APPLICATION. You need to convey a convincing message in 800+ words. A weak or careless motivation letter may disqualify you. Visit this page for tips on how to write a good motivation letter: https://summerschooltudelft.org/motivation/
Your answer
The name of a teacher who can give a reference about your work/ who knows you. *
We will contact your teacher in case of need once you have been pre-selected.
Your answer
The email of a teacher who can give a reference about your work/who knows you. *
We will contact your teacher in case of need once you have been pre-selected.
Your answer
Your passport number *
You cannot participate in the Summer School if you do not have a passport. If you still need to get a passport, please write: (will provide later). For EU citizens, an ID card is also accepted.
Your answer
Passport issued on *
Date your passport was issued
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Passport valid until *
Date until when your passport is valid
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Country delivering the passport *
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Your date of birth *
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City where you were born *
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City where you reside at the moment *
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Country where you were born *
We advise South Americans, South Africans and others who have passports from other countries to declare their country of birth. Remember, the Summer School encourages diversity!
Your answer
Country you IDENTIFY with/ country you want to appear on your badge *
We ask this question because we have a great number of students who are born in one country and live in another country or consider themselves "transcultural": this is about the country you feel you belong to.
Your answer
Your current official address *
Here you need to write your COMPLETE postal address. This should include street, number, zip code city and country. This is the address we will use in our invitation letter and for the visa request. Please use the Latin Alphabet. (you can add the address in another alphabet afterwards). It is VERY IMPORTANT we have your complete postal address here.
Your answer
Do you need a visa to come to the Netherlands? *
IMPORTANT: In case you need a visa, we will write an invitation letter for you. If you don't need a visa, you will receive a welcome letter. Check if you need a visa here: https://www.justlanded.com/english/Netherlands/Netherlands-Guide/Visas-Permits/Visa-requirements
What is the level of your proficiency in English? *
Are you aware you need to contract a health and travel insurance for the duration of the Summer School? *
A health insurance is mandatory. Health services are not free in the Netherlands, so you need to have an international medical insurance for any eventuality. You can get more info here: https://www.studyinholland.nl/practical-matters/insurance/healthcare-insurance
Are you aware you need to find your accommodation for the period of the Summer School? *
TU Delft is not responsible for students' accommodation during the Summer School, but we are happy to give you suggestions. Many students find accommodation with friends, Airbnb, Couchsurfing, hostels or other alternatives.
Do you have dietary restrictions?
Sadly, we are unable to provide you with HALAL or KOSHER food. You can choose more than one alternative.
What do you think is the Summer School's main objective?
Please, choose only ONE option.
What values are more important for urban development in general?
Please, choose only ONE option.
In your opinion, what is the best form of government for a country to achieve environmental, economic and social sustainability? Please, justify your answer (why?). (max 250 words). *
This is a short paragraph. Please avoid one-word answers. You need to explain why.
Your answer
What is the role of governments in implementing strategies for sustainability? Please justify your answer. (max. 250 words). *
This is a short paragraph. Please avoid one-word answers. You need to explain why.
Your answer
Choose a set of personal values you would like to develop in the Summer School *
Please, choose only one option.
Are you applying for a scholarship? If yes, please choose the one you are applying for. *
Please, choose only one option.
Payment (if you are selected)
The cost of the Summer School is 400 euros for the whole course. This includes all activities connected to the Summer School and the final certificate. This does not include accommodation and meals outside of the Summer School. Please, read our terms at https://summerschooltudelft.org/how-to-apply/. In case you are selected, we will send you payment instructions immediately. Selection starts on April 16. You will be notified of the results before April 30.
I declare that all above information is TRUE *
A copy of your responses will be emailed to the address you provided.
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