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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 a maximum of 25 students.
The Board welcomes PhD students and postdocs, but also academics and professionals who are actively interested or involved in research in translation and interpreting studies.

Deadline for registration is 8 April 2016.

Students applying for the summer school 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 29 April 2016.

Accepted students will be required to send a copy of their ID/Visa, a photograph and a short bio note to Steven Dewallens.


The total enrolment fee is 1200 Euros. This sum includes participation in the seminars and lectures, individual tutorials with the staff members relevant for your topic, 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 two scholarships of 800 Euros to registered participants of the CETRA 2016 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: 6 May 2015)

Payment policy

An advance of 400 Euros has to be paid by 6 May 2016. No exceptions are allowed. The remaining 800 Euros has to be paid by 30 June 2016.

Payment can be made:

1. by bank transfer to

KBC Bank
Bedrijvenkantoor Leuven
Brusselsesteenweg 100
3000 Leuven

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: 400/0012/85893 payment for first name + last name

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.
For cancellations made until 21 June an administrative cost of 200 euro will not be refunded.
Cancellations made between 22 June and 22 August will be subject to 25% refund. All refunds will be made after the Summer School.

Accommodation and travel info

Venue of the summer school: KU Leuven campus Antwerp, Sint-Andriesstraat 2, 2000 Antwerp. For travel info please click here.

Our campus is located in the old town centre of Antwerp, near the “Nationalestraat” and the “Groenplaats” and close to the “Grote Markt”. The main railway station “Antwerpen Centraal” is also only a 20 to 25 minutes’ walk away.

There are a lot of nice hotels and B&B’s in the centre of Anwerp, for example Elzenveld ( or Theater Hotel (
For an overview, please visit the following website:
Most hotels and B&B’s can be booked online on websites such as or the website of the Antwerp Hotel Association:

For those who prefer budget accommodation: there is a youth hostel very close to our campus (less than 5 minutes’ walk): Pulcinella, Bogaardeplein 1:


Please feel free to ask whatever additional information to Luc van Doorslaer, Director of CETRA

For administrative questions please contact Steven Dewallens.