University of Innsbruck


The European Summer School in Canadian Studies is the first of its kind in Europe and a joint venture of the Universities of Innsbruck and Vienna. It pursues two aims: (1) It addresses the multidisciplinary field of Canadian Studies and encourages an in-depth reflection on one of the European Union’s key partners, Canada. (2) It supports students and young researchers from Europe and beyond in building international networks.

European Summer School in Canadian Studies


Certificate of the University of Innsbruck & the University of Vienna

10 days/5 ECTS-AP (6 ECTS possible with an additional task)

Vienna & Innsbruck

530 EUR
(subject to changes)



The right Summer School for me?



  • interdisciplinary in-depth reflection on Canada as one of the European Union‘s key partners
  • better reciprocal understanding with regard to cultural, political, and economic issues
  • strengthening the dialogue between students from Austria, Europe, and other countries
  • networking between internationally renowned researchers and scholars and high-potential M.A./M.Ed. and Ph.D. students in the Humanities and Social Sciences
  • developing critical perspectives on national myths and stereotypes

Target group

  • students of the University of Innsbruck
  • students of the University of Vienna
  • students of any other institution of higher education in and outside Austria


  • completed bachelor degree
  • letter of motivation in English or French (1 page)
  • copy of official certificate of B.A./B.Ed. or M.A./M.Ed. degree
  • proof of language competence in English and/or French (certificates, transcript of records, etc.)
  • application form
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Andrea Krotthammer

Canadian Studies Centre

University of Innsbruck
Herzog-Friedrich-Straße 3 (Old Town), 1st floor
6020 Innsbruck

  +43 512 507-39301 or -39303 


Academic Supervision

Doris G. Eibl (University of Innsbruck)

Alexandra Ganser (University of Vienna)

Ursula Mathis-Moser (University of Innsbruck)

Helena Oberzaucher (University of Vienna)

Stefanie Schäfer (University of Vienna)

Jörg Türschmann (University of Vienna)

ESSCS Office: Andrea Krotthammer / Janni Nielsen (University of Innsbruck)


Bear, Savage

McMaster University

Indigenous Studies

Dörrenbächer, Peter

Universität des Saarlandes

Economic and Social Geography

Eibl, Doris G.

University of Innsbruck

Francophone Literatures

and Quebec Studies

Fellner, Astrid

Saarland University

Anglophone Film Studies

Ganser, Alexandra

University of Vienna

Anglophone Literatures

and Cultures

Lehmkuhl, Ursula

University of Trier


Maillé, Chantal

Concordia University

Intersectional Studies

Mathis-Moser, Ursula

University of Innsbruck

Francophone Literatures

and Quebec Studies

Maurer, Andreas

University of Innsbruck

Political Science

Quell, Carsten

Ottawa, Executive Director,
Off. Languages Centre of Excellence,
Government of Canada

Language Policy

Reichwein, PearlAnn

University of Alberta

Mountain Studies

Sandrock, Kirsten

University of Göttingen

Anglophone Literatures

Savoie-Bernard, Chloé

Queen’s University

Schäfer, Stefanie

University of Vienna

Anglophone Literatures

Simon, Sherry

Concordia University

Cultural and Translation Studies

Staines, David

University of Ottawa

Anglophone Literatures

Thien, Madeleine

City University of New York


Türschmann, Jörg

University of Vienna

Francophone Film Studies

Organisational Information


Please check the website for Programme and Speakers.



University of Vienna
Spitalgasse 2-4/Hof 8.3
1090 Wien

University of Innsbruck
Innrain 52
6020 Innsbruck


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Costs and Course Fees

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General Information for Course Registration.

The participants have to take care of their insurances
(health, accident and liability insurance) themselves.

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