International Student Festival in Trondheim (ISFiT), the world’s largest international student festival, will be held on 05-15 February 2015.
ISFiT is a non-profit organization and is brought to life with the efforts of more than 400 student volunteers. The vision of ISFiT is to create a better future for young people in the world. ISFiT is arranged every other year, and each festival has a theme related to social and political topics with international relevance. The festival is held in the city of Trondheim, Norway. Here, over 450 students from all over the world gather to attend 18 different workshops and take part in the cultural program of the festival.
The theme of ISFiT 2015 is “Corruption” and it will be subject for debate in the 18 workshops, which all have a different topic related to corruption. The festival theme will also be addressed by renowned speakers in plenary sessions during the festival. In addition to the workshops, ISFiT highlights the festival theme through a vast cultural program consisting of concerts, plenary sessions, art exhibitions, performing arts and ceremonies. The culture program offers an extensive range of events for the visiting participants, but is also available for the population of Trondheim.
Studnets over 18 years old can apply to participate in the festival. It is also necessary to be proficient in both written and spoken English.
ISFiT will cover your stay in Trondheim by providing accommodation and meals throughout the festival, and you will have to pay the travel expenses to and from Trondheim and visa costs. If you have limited resources and are not able to pay for your travel expenses, you can apply for financial aid. You apply for this support when you are filling out the application form. You will have to write an essay about why you should be granted financial aid, however there is only limited amount of money to offer.
You can apply by filling out the online application form. When you apply for the festival, you also apply for one of the 18 workshops which you will attend during the whole festival. Applications will be open from 15 August 2014 until 30 September 2014.
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