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Humour Summer School 2013
13th International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter: Theory, Research and Applications

Application and Registration

1) Application

In the application process, prospective participants request a place at the summer school. The advisory board will review the applications and inform the applicants who have been admitted.

To apply for a place at the Summer School and Symposium, please complete and submit the electronic application form. An alternative would be to send a printout of the the application form by regular mail to the address below. Click here to go to a printable version of the registration form.

Prof. Dr. Holger Kersten
Institut für fremdsprachliche Philologien | Anglistik
Fakultät für Humanwissenschaften
Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg
Zschokkestr. 32
39104 Magdeburg -- Germany

Places are limited, so it is advisable to apply early to ensure that you can attend.

2) Registration

Once an applicant has been accepted to the summer school, she or he will be notified and receive further information inculding details on how to pay.


Participation fee is to be paid in Euros.
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€ 380

ISHS member


€ 410

Former participant


€ 410



€ 410

Registration deadlines:


May 22, 2013


Deadline for registration cancellation with full refund

June 17, 2013


Deadline for registration cancellation with 70% refund
Cancellations after this date receive no repayment of the fee.

July 22, 2013


Summer school begins

The registration fee includes:

  • Book of abstracts for the symposium, including additional lecture materials
  • Hot and cold drinks during the breaks
  • Free admission to opening reception (Monday, July 22)
  • Free city tour (Wednesday, July 24)
  • The fee does not cover lodging and meals

Note: There will be a closing dinner on July 26. Cost: 20 EUR per person


Please pay the Summer School fee via bank transfer. Participants from outside Europe may choose the option of paying by credit card (Visa or Mastercard only). Please contact us if you would like to use this payment option.

The registration fee should be transferred to the following account:

Account holder   Otto-von-Guericke-Universitaet
Account number   810 015 02
BLZ (Routing code)   810 000 00
BIC/Swift   MARKDEF1810
IBAN   DE 64 8100 0000 0081 001502
Bank   Deutsche Bundesbank
Important: All transfers must be accompanied by the following purpose information:   55423902uf
Version of 22.05.2013


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