Scholarships Deadline: Friday, 20th March 2015.
- Modernism: 6th – 18th July 2015
- Scottish Literature: 20th July – 1st August 2015
- Contemporary Literature: 3rd – 15th August 2015
- Creative Writing: 6th July- 1st August 2015
- Contemporary Theatre and Performance: 3rd – 15th August 2015
The Scottish Universities’ International Summer School (SUISS) was founded as a non-profit organisation by Professor David Daiches in 1947. In the spirit of the Edinburgh International Festival, SUISS brings together students and academics who, irrespective of their national, religious, or cultural difference, share a love of literature.
SUISS is affiliated with seven prestigious Scottish universities:
Each summer, SUISS offers an intense, challenging and diverse programme of study that takes place in July and August in Edinburgh, the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature. We offer three courses in Text and Context: British and Irish Literature from 1900 to the Present, one course in Creative Writing, and one course in Contemporary British and Irish Theatre and Performance.
The literature courses offer extensive examination of Modernism, Scottish Literature and Contemporary Literature, while our Creative Writing course allows students to develop their personal writing portfolios.
SUISS is based at The University of Edinburgh, which offers our students excellent educational and accommodation facilities, the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful environment of the capital city, and to explore the cultural and historical sites across Scotland.
The course at SUISS are extensive, flexible, and attract students of a high calibre. SUISS has much to offer students of various levels of academic experience, particularly those who have at least two years of undergraduate university education
Scholarships are available for applicants who are from specific countries, who specialize in certain subjects, or for exceptional literature students who would be unable to attend SUISS without financial assistance.
To be eligible for scholarships, applications must be received no later than Friday, 20th March 2015.
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