Northwestern students should first contact a Northwestern professor for possible sponsorship. (International students wishing to participate are advised to liase at an early stage with the NU international student office.)
Students then contact the possible Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main sponsoring professor by email. They are asked to supply:
a list of courses taken at the home institution (or course transcripts)
a letter of recommendation from their professor
a research project or statement of purpose with respect to the visit
a writing sample (English is fine, and/or a second sample in German where appropriate and available)
Students will not proceed in their application without encouragement to apply from both Northwestern and Goethe University of Frankfurt am Main sponsoring professors.