Deadline: 30 September 2014
Open to: all students over 18 with good knowledge of English
Venue: 5-15 February 2015 in Trondheim, Norway
International Student Festival in Trondheim (ISFiT ) is the world’s largest international student festival and each year has a theme related to social and political topics with international relevance. The theme of ISFiT 2015 is “Corruption” and it will be subject for debate in the 18 workshops, which all have a different topic related to corruption. The festival theme will also be addressed by renowned speakers in plenary sessions during the festival. In addition to the workshops, ISFiT highlights the festival theme through a vast cultural program consisting of concerts, plenary sessions, art exhibitions, performing arts and ceremonies. The culture program offers an extensive range of events for the visiting participants, but is also available for the population of Trondheim.
Everyone who is over 18 years old and are students when the festival takes place can apply to participate in the festival. It is also necessary to be proficient in both written and spoken English.
ISFiT will cover your stay in Trondheim by providing accommodation and meals throughout the festival, and you will have to pay the travel expenses to and from Trondheim and visa costs. If you have limited resources and are not able to pay for your travel expenses, you can apply for financial aid. You apply for this support when you are filling out the application form. You will have to write an essay about why you should be granted financial aid, however there is only limited amount of money to offer.
You can apply by filling out the application form. When you apply for the festival, you also apply for one of the 18 workshops which you will attend during the whole festival. Applications will be open from 15 August 2014 until 30 September 2014.
For further information, please visit the official website.