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Application procedure

How to apply for the CETRA Research Summer School?


Participation in the CETRA Research Summer School is limited to 25 students.
The Board welcomes students, academics and professionals who are actively interested or involved in research in translation and interpreting studies.

Registration starts on 6 December 2013 and ends on 3 April 2014. (APPLICATION IS CLOSED)

Students applying for the seminar will be required:
- to send a motivation letter and a recent curriculum vitae to Steven Dewallens
- to fill in the application form

Based on this information the CETRA Board will judge all applications. Candidates will be informed about their application on 25 April 2014.


The total enrolment fee is 1200 Euros. This sum includes participation in the seminars and lectures, warm lunch and two shared dinners, registration as KU Leuven visiting scholar with access to library and computer facilities and insurance. The fee does not cover travel expenses and housing.

The payment of the fee is due upon written notification that the application has been accepted.


CETRA is sponsoring one scholarship of 800 Euros to a registered participant of the CETRA 2014 Research Summer School.

The applicant must fulfil the following requirements to be eligible for the scholarship:
- being accepted by the CETRA Board (see above)
- having paid the advance of 400 Euros
- sending a brief explanation as to why a scholarship is needed to Steven Dewallens (deadline: 9 May 2014)

Payment policy

An advance of 400 Euros has to be paid by 9 May 2014. The remaining 800 Euros has to be paid by 7 July 2014.

Payment can be made:

1. by bank transfer to

KBC Bank
Bedrijvenkantoor Leuven
Brusselsesteenweg 100
3000 Leuven

Account number: 432-0000011-57
For international payments please make use of the international IBAN code for fast payment: BE09 4320 0000 1157


KU Leuven
Krakenstraat 3
3000 Leuven

Please mention the following structured communication: 400/0009/27704 payment for surname + forename

Note: Please send a copy of the bank transfer to Steven Dewallens.

2. by credit card

Please follow this link (click in the right corner for the English version; please fill in your name below 'optional information').

Cancellation of participation

Cancellations must be sent via e-mail to Steven Dewallens.
A full refund will be granted up to 2 months prior to the event (till 18 June). EUR 50 processing fee will apply.
Cancellations made between 18 June and 18 August will be subject to 25% cancellation fee. All refunds will be made after the Summer School.

Accommodation and travel info

Staying over in Leuven

For travel info please click here.


Please feel free to ask whatever additional information to:

Reine Meylaerts
Comparative Literature
Director of CETRA (Centre for Translation Studies)
Faculty of Arts
Blijde-Inkomststraat 21
PB 33-11
3000 Leuven
tel: +32 16 32 48 48
fax: +32 89 46 58 43

For administrative questions please contact Steven Dewallens.