Canadian Summer School in Germany

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FOIPOP Statement

Saint Mary’s University gathers and maintains information used for the purposes of admission, registration and other fundamental activities related to being a member of the university community, and a public post-secondary institution in the Province of Nova Scotia; such as contact information regarding university programs, services, university advancement and development. If admitted, it will form part of the student record and may be disclosed to faculty or members of the university staff or contracted recruitment representatives for officially recognized and legitimate use. In signing an application for admission, any information placed into your student record will be protected and used in compliance with Nova Scotia’s Freedom of information and Protection of Privacy Act 1993, c5,s.1. Regulations relating to all academic matters and student conduct on campus are made by the Board of Governors and the Senate of the university. In making this application, the student agrees to abide by all regulations, from time to time promulgated by the university. Attendance refers to both full-time and part-time and even applies in cases of withdrawal before completion of an academic year or program.

Important Notes:

  • The application requires three initial steps (see also below): 1) Attaching the Application Form and the Application Agreement to an email sent to, 2) Applying to Saint Mary's University as a Visiting Student (and receiving your "A-Number" from Saint Mary's), 3) Paying the application deposit ($500).

  • Non-SMU / visiting students must apply to Saint Mary's in order to receive an A-Number before being eligible to log in to the Saint Mary's Banner site and pay the deposit. Current Saint Mary's students can sign in with their existing A-Number and password in order to pay the deposit.

CSSG 2019 Application Form

GRMN 1846, 2846, 3846, 4846, 4847/5847, 4848/5848, 4849/5849

Application is now open.



Please read the following carefully

1) To complete your application, please submit a signed copy of the Application Form (in the box above) as well as the Application Agreement (below) as attachments to an email to

  • CSSG 2019 Application Agreement. This Agreement includes the Confirmation of Total Program Cost form, CSSG Language Agreement form, and the CSSG Behaviour Agreement. Please note, your signature is required on each section of the Application Agreement.

    The following must be completed as soon as possible after submitting your application by email:

    2) Application to Saint Mary's University if you are not currently a Saint Mary's student. A $40 application fee is charged. Click here to apply to Saint Mary's. From this link click on "Start a New Online Application," then create your "Login ID" and "PIN," and then select "Visiting Student." Please then fill out all the required information and submit your application to the University. The University will send you your A-number usually within 24 hours or one business day. (It will also ask you to submit transcripts, but you can ignore this request since they are not needed for the CSSG.)

    3) After you receive your A-Number and password from Saint Mary's, you must pay a non-refundable deposit of $500: pay online. The deposit is applied in full toward the porgram fee. [Note: If you are not accepted into the CSSG program, your deposit will be returned to you in full.]

    4) Submit two current photos of yourself, the Consent to Use Image form, and the CSSG 2019 Liability Waiver. Please realize that these photos are used to introduce you to your host family. A happy, pleasant photo would be appreciated. A head shot with no sunglasses, please!

    The following must be completed after you have been accepted into the CSSG program (after January 31).

  • Letter for your host family. A copy will need to to be emailed to Dr. John L. Plews will provide more details as needed.

  • A Letter of Permission or Visiting Student Authorization Form from your university's Registrar's Office, granting you permission to obtain credits from Saint Mary's University. This must be sent directly to

  • Confirmation of Travel Insurance form.

  • Program fee: Please see the Cost page for more details. Click here to pay onlineNote: This program fee does NOT include tuition or airfare between Canada and Germany.

  • Flight information, both Arrival and Departure.

  • Saint Mary's University tuition. Please see Cost page for more details. Click here to pay online.