Apply to ISS

ISS uses an online application system to provide you with a faster and better application service. 

  • Apply to ISS - PhD
  • Apply to ISS - MA - application for the 2017-2018 programme is now closed. BUT - please note below

The deadline to submit a complete application for the MA 2017-18 programme was 3 July 2017.

People with ‘confirmed funding’, who still wish to participate in the MA 2017-18 programme can send an email to We will send you information on how to apply by email.

2018-2019 MA programme or deferred admission

The application process for the MA in 2018-2019 will open on 2 October 2017.  

Do you have an unconditional first admission letter for 2017-18 and want to defer your admission to 2018-19?  You will find more information about this process on this page after 2 October 2017.  

What happens when you have completed and submitted your application?

Applications are dealt with on an ongoing basis. Once we have processed your application or if we require more information, we will contact you.

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Please be aware that ISS does not work with agents representing this Institute. If you are contacted by someone presenting him/herself as an ISS agent, even if they show official letters on ISS stationary, please break off contact and inform ISS at