Ms. Noelle Ponasik

Hessen International Summer University (ISU)
Nibelungenplatz 1
D - 60318 Frankfurt am Main
Phone: +49 (0)69 15 33 38 41
E-Mail: isu[AT]

"European Studies / European Finance"

Choose one seminar track: 

European Studies – Tentative seminar topics include:

  • Intercultural Communication
  • History of the European Integration
  • European Central Banking
  • European Economic and Social Policy
  • European Law


European Finance – Tentative seminar topics include:

  • Intercultural Awareness
  • Non-Financial Risk Management in Banks
  • European and German Central Banking
  • International Finance

German Language Courses

Offered at 4 different levels (absolute beginner to advanced/business German)


Participants can earn university credits under the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).

Target Group

Students studying Business, Finance or Economics can apply for the European Finance seminar track; students of all disciplines are welcome to register for the European Studies seminar track.

Registration Deadline

  • Early Registration: April 14, 2019
  • Final Registration: May 31, 2019

Cultural Program

Cultural program can include, but is not limited to, the following activities: Climbing Park, Museum of Communication: An Experience in the Dark, Movie Nights, Financial institution visits and tours (European Central Bank, Frankfurt Stock Exchange, German Central Bank), Strasbourg, France or Brussels, Belgium and the European Parliament, Rüdesheim and the Eberbach Monastery, Opening Reception in Frankfurt City Hall, Closing Reception, optional weekend trip to Berlin


Double rooms in a youth hostel (shared with another ISU participant). Washing machines and kitchen are available.


Early registration discount before April 14, 2019: €1950
After April 14, 2019: €2200

Program fee includes tuition for 9 ECTS, accommodation, extracurricular activities, excursions, field trips, insurance, public transportation within Frankfurt, and reading materials. Additional fees for the optional weekend trip to Berlin; inexpensive meals are available in the university cafeteria.