Dr Schram is asking the court to vary his bail conditions and allow him to travel overseas.
He intends to travel to Italy and return by June 12.
The purpose of his trip is to obtain his original PhD certificates to assist him defend his case.
Schram is currently in the country on a tourist visa. His work visa was revoked upon his termination.
He is currently facing allegations of false pretence in the Committal Court.
He was arrested over allegations he produced falsified and fraudulent documents relating to his PhD qualification, which he obtained on 24 November 1994 from the European University Institute.
His arrest stems from complaints made in 2012.