Organizers: Wolfgang Einhäuser-Treyer, Roland Fleming and Alexander Schütz 
Funded by Justus-Liebig University Gießen and Philipps-University Marburg.

Applications are open until April 3, 2018.

Application deadline is April 3, 2018. All applications received before midnight (your timezone) on Tuesday, April 3, will be considered. An email will be sent no later than a week after receipt of the application. If letters of reference are missing, we will notify you. Applicants will be notified about acceptance by e-mail no later than May 14, 2018. You only need to contact us before May 14 if you don’t get a message of receipt within one week after sending your application. Please check this website for news on the selection process.

To be considered for this course, please download the application form here. Fill in the form, save the file in PDF format as VnsAppName.pdf, where Name is your last name, and email to Please mark your email with the subject "VNS18 Application Name" and include your name and affiliation in the body of the message. 

In addition to the application form, we need at least one letter of recommendation (sent separately by email to The deadline for receipt of complete application is April 3 2018. 

The tuition for the course is 500 Euro, which has to be paid within two weeks after acceptance. This covers the room plus all meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner) during the school. A small number of tuition waivers are available for those who need them.