Summer Programs at YorkU Partners

Study at one of YorkU's global partners for 2-6 weeks in the summer. Programs take place between May-August each year and provide students with the opportunity to explore a new city/country, experience a different culture, and earn credits towards their degree.

Summer programs are rich with experiential learning activities that make the most of your time away. Learn a new language. Try a new cuisine - the world is your classroom!

Information sessions

Students who are interested in applying for a summer school must complete the following:

Review the list of programs below and be sure to know your deadline. Deadlines are determined by our partner institutions. Students who are interested in applying for a summer school must complete the following:

    1. Apply to the program directly based on the partner's deadline
    2. Apply for Letter of Permission - March 15th deadline
    3. Complete Safety Abroad Steps
    4. Apply for YIMA

A few quick notes:

  • Tuition Fees are paid generally directly to the Host University (not payable to York University).
  • Courses range from 2-6 weeks in duration.
  • All students registered and selected to go on Summer Abroad programs are eligible for York International Mobility Award (YIMA). Visit our funding page for more information.
  • Completed at least 18 credits at YorkU at the time of application.
  • We're here to help! Please reach out to one of our global learning coordinators who can help you through the exchange application process. We have in-person advising, virtual advising, and information sessions available to connect with you and answer your questions!

CONTACT: Our Global Learning team

2023 Summer Programs at YorkU Partners

Note: Summer programs at YorkU Partners are updated each year throughout December - January as information becomes available. Review the list below and be mindful of the program dates as the information may reflect last years programming.

Most summer program offerings stay the same year over year. Use the below as a guideline to explore what could be available to you in Summer 2023.

Jump to: Africa | Asia | Europe | Middle East | North America | South America


Flame University, India

The FLAME Summer School provides students an opportunity to experience the liberal education ethos of FLAME University, which values and incorporates an interdisciplinary pedagogy. Courses are offered across disciplines in a variety of fields. The courses will be taught by FLAME faculty and will be delivered in person.

Dates: 10th July 2023 - 28th July 2023

Program Brochure.

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

GEM Trailblazer Summer Programme

Date: varies between June and July, 2023

Delivery: In-person

The future is hot in Asia! Spend a summer in Singapore, the perfect 'soft landing' in the heart of the fast developing Asia-Pacific region and a springboard to explore the many cultures and languages in neighbouring countries surrounding around Singapore!

NTU's unique summer programme will bring you an unforgettable summer education. Choose from 5 different tracks and experience a unique summer unlike any other! Courses take place between June and July and students can choose a two or four week program. 

Singapore Management University, Singapore

SMU Global Summer Programme 2023

Date: June 26 to July 21, 2023

Delivery: In-person

The Asian insights that your students will gain in the Global Summer Programme will give them a head start in their future careers, wherever they will be working at in our increasingly globalized world.

Fudan University, China

Fudan International Summer School (FISS)

Date: July 5 to August 1, 2023

Delivery: Hybrid; In-person and online

Fudan International Summer Session (FISS) will provide a 4-week course study to students from all over the world. The program is now recruiting students from both China and abroad. Students will have the opportunity to get to know China and become part of the Fudan community. Fudan University's degree students will also participate in the program. This program will help you achieve multicultural understanding, establish a global vision, and get connected with peers from all over the world.

*According to the current global and local Covid-19 situation as well as the epidemic prevention and control measures of Shanghai and Fudan University, 14 courses will be taught face to face while others remain online. Please note that the program office will re-evaluate the situation right before the program starts (the end of March) to make sure, that face-to-face teaching is feasible. If the pandemic continues to circulate, all offline courses will be converted to online live via Zoom.


  1. College students above 18 years of age with sufficient English proficiency.
  2. The general state of the applicant's health should be good enough for him/her to pursue the course of study.

Program Flyer

Peking University, China

Peking University Chinese Language Summer School (PKUCLSS):

Founded in the 1980s, Peking University Chinese Language Summer School (PKUCLSS) has always been committed to providing opportunities for international students and friends to study at PKU, learn Chinese, and discover China.

PKUCLSS will also take students on a journey to explore China: converse with renowned scholars, walk into the Forbidden City, visit tech companies, discover the miraculous story of the Saihanba Desert turning into an oasis, take in the vast natural scenery of the Inner Mongolia prairie and more!

Peking University Summer School International (PKUSSI):

PKUSSI provides international students with cutting-edge courses covering a variety of disciplines, including innovation & entrepreneurship, business management, international relations, law & society, humanities & history, science & technology, etc.

PKUSSI will offer both online and offline courses from July 3 to July 28.

Globex (Global Educational Exchange) Julmester (July Semester) Program:

The curriculum focuses on integrating knowledge systems, aiming to cultivate its partnership based on talent development, professional collaboration, field cooperation, and mutual benefits to cope with the world's major challenges in engineering disciplines.

Offer courses in machine learning, intelligent manufacturing, optimization methods, sustainable theory & practices, engineering project management, China’s economy, and Chinese language & culture.

Program Dates: July 3 to July 21

Waseda University, Japan

Waseda Summer Session

Duration & Dates: 4 weeks from June 19, 2023 to July 12 , 2023

Participants will choose 2 from 14 courses such as literature and art, business, culture, economics, history, politics and sociology in the context of Japan and Asia pacific, and can earn 4 credits. The classes are taught in English by the experienced faculty members. We will also organize extracurricular activities such as field trips, site visits and cultural events to experience Tokyo and Japan!

Keio University, Japan

Keio Summer Program

Keio University welcomes students from around the world to its quarter- long summer program for academic and cultural learning opportunities in Japan- Live in Tokyo, study alongside Keio students, and experience all that Japan has to offer this summer.

Dates: May 26 - July 31, 2023 *Tentative

Delivery: In-Person

Program Brochure

Meiji University, Japan

School of Science and Technology (STJ).

In this program students can learn fundamentals of Japanese technology in the field of mechanical engineering, architecture, applied chemistry and Physics.

Dates: 6th July - 14th July, 2023 (Subject to Change)

Additional Information:

  • The program is science and technology focused.
  • Students need to email if they wish to apply.
  • Students DO NOT have to pay tuition for this program.

Japanese Language Program.

The Japanese Language Education Center will offer a 2-week short-term Japanese language program from July-August 2023. This program includes not only Japanese language study, but also project work, exchange activities with Meiji University students, and Japanese cultural experiences, which will satisfy your learning needs. 

Dates: July 24 - August 4, 2023

Program Flyer.

Yonsei University, South Korea

Yonsei International Summer School


  • 4-week courses: June 27 - July 20, 2023
  • 6-week courses: June 27 - August 3, 2023

Delivery: In-person

The Yonsei International Summer School (YISS) opened its doors in 1985 and since then, YISS has become an integral part of campus life based on a unique blend of Korean and global cultures. YISS continues to grow and evolve, accommodating the needs of a rapidly changing student body and meeting the challenges of a fast-paced global society. This summer, we invite you to experience the legendary "Yonsei Spirit" and to join us for an unforgettable summer in the heart of Seoul. You will make life-long friends, build new networks, expand and deepen your academic and cultural horizons, and experience life in one of Asia's coolest, yet largely undiscovered metropolises of 10 million.

Sogang University, South Korea

Sogang International Summer Program (SISP)

Dates: June 26th (MON) – July 21st Period (FRI), 2023 (4WK)

Delivery: In- Person

Sogang International Summer Program (SISP) is a 4-week program for students who wish to broaden their academic experience. It is also a great opportunity to explore Korea and engage in cultural exchanges with students and faculty members from around the world. By joining our program, students can combine intensive classwork with exciting field trips and various extracurricular activities alongside Sogang University students. Students can also take advantage of their stay in Sinchon where Sogang University is located, the lively college town in the center of Seoul!

Program Brochure.

Korea University, South Korea

Korea University International Summer Campus (KU ISC) is an academic summer program specially designed for international students who wish to explore their summer for both academic and cultural learning. KU ISC offers more than 80 credit-bearing courses taught by world-class academics. KU ISC also provides a rich set of cultural and social activities to give participants a great chance to taste the unique culture of Korea. It's a perfect combination of learning and fun for your summer.

Program Period:

  • June 27, 2023 – August 3, 2023 [6-week]
  • June 27, 2023 – July 20, 2023 [4-week] * Academic Calendar is subjected to change.

Delivery: [Blended], [Online-only] and [In-person].

Program Brochure

Seoul National University, South Korea

SNU International Summer Program

The SNU International Summer Program presents a unique opportunity for students to experience academic life at Seoul National University, Korea's most prestigious university and one of the leading universities in the world. The SNU International Summer Program's intensive five-week summer program taught by distinguished SNU and visiting faculty members offers its participants the chance to learn in depth from experts on Korea and East Asia, as well as a variety of topics ranging from economics and business management to history, politics, sociology, and arts. The SNU International Summer Program also provides courses on Korean language and
traditional arts for students wishing to learn or advance their Korean language abilities while becoming immersed in Korea's contemporary and traditional culture.

Dates: June 26 ~ July 29, 2023

Program Brochure

Pusan National University, South Korea

PNU Summer School Program Specifics:

• 30 hours of basic or intermediate Korean language courses according to the students’ level.
• Experiencing Korean culture by visiting attractive tourist spots in Busan :Gamcheon Culture Village, Nampo-dong Gukje Market, Lotte World Adventure Busan,Haeundae Blueline Park.
• Cultural activities and field trips related to Sustainable Development: Haeundae Beach Combing, DIY recycling classes (making flowerpot, food wrap, candles andmore recycled products with coffee grounds and Beeswax).
• K-culture activities (Taekwondo and K-pop dance class).
• Three special lectures on Sustainable Development by PNU professors.

Date: July 3- July 21,2023

Program Brochure

EWHA International College, South Korea

Ewha International Summer College (EISC) has been the epicentre of global exchange for summer students all over the world. The EISC establishment prides itself in its ability to provide a comprehensive academic program, accompanied with dynamic activities and cultural excursions that allows students to immerse in Korean cultures.


  • Session 1: June 26~July 24, 2023 (4 weeks)
  • Session 2: August 3~17, 2023 (2 weeks)

Program Brochure

Konkuk University, South Korea

The International Summer Program (ISP) at Konkuk University (KU) is a two-to-four-week-long summer program that provides a great opportunity for international students to learn about the history, language and culture of Korea. The program is recommended to all students who wish to gain an in-depth understanding of Korea and enjoy their summer to the fullest while experiencing unique extracurricular programs and field trips. Join our program to broaden your perspective and make your summer unforgettable with peers around the world.

Duration: July 10, 2023 ~ August 18, 2023

Program Flyer.

National University of Singapore, Singapore

Design Thinking Summer Programme 2023

Prog Period: 3 July to 7 July 2023

Design Thinking is an iterative process to systematically collect information, formulate problems and develop solutions for ill-defined, wicked problems. It is one of the strategies that has enabled innovation. In Design Thinking Summer Programme 2023, participants will learn and apply Design Thinking through projects for aging population in an urban environment.

FASSTrack Asia 2023

Prog Period: 3 July to 21 July 2023

FASSTrack Asia: the Summer School is an exciting, full-scale summer school featuring an intensive three-week programme in July. It promises a rewarding experience, aimed at providing students with a taste of Asia’s diverse cultures. Explore various academic topics in different fields such as Geography, Sociology, and Communications & New Media! 

IPSA-NUS Summer School of Social Science Research Methods 2023

Prog Period: 3 July to 14 July 2023

Join us for rigorous training in social science research methods at the IPSA-NUS Summer School. You will have access to a variety of basic to advanced courses in quantitative, qualitative, and formal social science research methods, and have the opportunity for hands-on training in cutting edge methods and techniques from highly experienced international faculty. 

Global Science Summer Programme 

Prog Period:

Session A: 19 June to 7 July 2023

Session B: 10 July to 28 July 2023

Broaden your academic and cultural horizons at the Global Science Summer Programme, where you will pick up new skills, immerse yourself in new surroundings, and gain an international perspective. In session A, you can read Data Science courses, while in session B, you have the option to choose  either Physics or Forensic Science courses. 

NUS Computing Summer Workshop 2023

Prog Period: 

Phase 1 (online): 14 May to 28 May 2023

Phase 2 (in-person): 4 July to 26 July 2023

Participants are required to attend both phases. 

If you are passionate about Cloud, Security, IoT &AI, or Media, Analytics & AI, and want an interactive experience that integrates theory into practice, then this workshop is for you! Join us as we learn synchronously through online introductory lectures in Phase 1, and immerse in in-person, advanced seminars and project work development in Phase 2, for a comprehensive experience.

NUS Enterprise Summer Programme in Entrepreneurship 2023

Prog Period: 10 July to 21 July 2023

Learn the core concepts of entrepreneurship, and the innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem of Singapore and Southeast Asia at the NUS Enterprise Summer Programme in Entrepreneurship. Through an enriching blend of lectures, conversations with startups, company visits, ideation and pitching sessions, you will enjoy a comprehensive experience and forge bonds with peers, academia and industry experts.

Sunway University, Malaysia

The Malaysian Experience (TheME) is a 4-week cultural exchange opportunity immersive programme, near the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. Students will gain an understanding of the social and cultural landscape of Malaysia while immersing in its diversity and culture. 

Duration: 25 June to 22 July 2023

Program Brochure.

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

HKUST International Summer Exchange Program 2023

Dates: June 19 - August 12, 2023

Delivery: In-person

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The HKUST International Summer Exchange Program (ISP) welcomes students from our partner institutions to study at HKUST in the summer on tuition-waived, exchange student basis. The program aims to create a rewarding exchange experience for students from around the world. It comprises high-quality courses taught by regular HKUST instructors and opportunities to participate in local excursions that enable students to gain insight into the region.

Students can choose course from the following subject areas:

  • Science
  • Business and Management
  • Engineering
  • Humanities and Social Science
  • Interdisciplinary studies

The University of Hong Kong Summer Institute

Dates: June 19 - August 4, 2023

Delivery: In-person

Participants at HKU Summer Institute (HKUSI) can experience a vibrant study life on the university campus. We believe that with the wide variety of programmes available, one or more will match your students’ interests and curiosity.  

Below are some of our featured Undergraduate Programmes:

  1. Business Leader for a Changing World
  2. Creative Industries – from Start-up to Success
  3. From Curiosity to Research: Practical Skills for Research Projects
  4. AI + Metaverse Value Creator
  5. Sustainability Leadership for a Circular Economy

Chinese University of Hong Kong

The International Summer School (ISS) 2023 at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is one of the most popular university summer programs in the region, is ready to welcome you in person on the scenic CUHK campus for a stimulating and enriching academic and cultural experience.

July Session: 

Dates: 25 June to 2 August, 2023

The 5-week July Session offers over 20 courses in five areas: Environment, Science and Technology; Global Business and Management; Society and Human Interaction; Understanding China and Chinese language.

August Session:

Dates: 6 - 26 August, 2023

The 3-week August Session exclusively offers intensive Chinese language courses in Putonghua.

Summer School Brochure.

Hanyang International Summer School, South Korea

Hanyang International Summer School (HISS)

Dates: July 3 - July 28, 2023

Delivery: In-person

HISS is one of Korea’s leading summer programs. Every year, around 2000 students spend 4 weeks at one of Korea’s leading private universities. HISS offers world-class education combined with a variety of unique cultural experiences. The program includes more than 70 academic and language courses combined with a variety of unique cultural activities, providing invaluable experiences to all international students. Every year HISS is thrilled to host students and faculty from around the world, and this year we are looking forward to meeting you.

Students can choose a maximum of three courses from a variety of subject areas.

Program Brochure.

For a full list of course offerings, please visit the HISS website.

Chulangkorn University, Thailand

Chulalongkorn University is delighted to host 2023 Chula Joint Summer Camp – Connecting Asia for a Sustainable Future, the All-in-One Summer Camp in Thailand, Hong Kong, and Japan. 

The Joint Summer Camp will offer a unique opportunity to obtain hands-on learning experience at three esteemed higher institutions – Chulalongkorn University in Thailand, The University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, and Hokkaido University, Japan.  

The Camp will provide an understanding foundation and overview of various issues related to sustainability, especially in the fields of Industry 4.0, Sustainability and Circular Economy, and One Health. Additionally, students participating in the camp will have a chance to develop their willingness to communicate with other students with diverse national and cultural backgrounds and discuss how to tackle issues related to sustainability. 

Camp Period: 

  • First week at Chulalongkorn University, Thailand: July 17 – 21, 2023 
  • Second week at The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong: July 24 – 28, 2023 
  • Third week at Hokkaido University, Japan: July 31 – August 4, 2023


University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ghana

The course at UHAS-Ghana will offer a blend of interactive academic, social and cultural events including:

  • Interactive academic workshops on emerging health conditions of public health interest, indigenous African culture, socio-cultural issues in health, traditional and alternative medicine, and health systems in Africa.
  • Field trips, community visits and engagement through volunteerism
  • Social and cultural networking events
  • Visits to beautiful tourist sites including:
    • The breath-taking mountain Afadjato (Ghana’s highest mountain)
    • The fascinating Tagbo falls
    • The lovely and friendly monkeys at Tafi Atome Monkey Sanctuary
    • The Amedzofe canopy walk and Cultural Village
    • Tours of Elmina and Cape Coast castles, and other intriguing historical national monuments


  • Window 1: May 1 to 31, 2023
  • Window 2: June 1 to 23, 2023

Program Brochure.


University of Leeds, UK

Leeds International Summer School (LISS)

Dates: Students can choose from a two or four-week options

  • Two weeks option:
    • July 1 - July 15, 2023
    • July 16 - July 29, 2023
  • Four week option:
    • July 1 - July 29, 2023

Delivery: In-person

Study at the University of Leeds, one of the world’s top 100 universities, and immerse yourself in the vibrant city of Leeds. Join the two or four-week LISS programme. Choose from a diverse range of academic modules, meet interesting people from around the world and immerse yourself in British culture and society. Earn credit and choose courses from a wide range of subject areas including Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering and Science, Political and Social Sciences.

LISS Presentation Slides

University of York, UK

York Global Summer School

Session 1: 5-19 July 2023

  • Academic option 1: Environment and Geography
  • Academic option 2: English Language, Academic and Intercultural Skills (1)

Session 2: 19 July-2 August 2023

  • Academic option 1: English Literature
  • Academic option 2: Psychology
  • Academic option 3: English Language, Academic and Intercultural Skills (2)

Session 3: 2-16 August 2023

  • Academic option 1: English Language, Academic and Intercultural Skills (3)

Delivery: In-person

This two-week summer school is a unique combination of deep engagement with a
chosen specialism and great social activities – all in an international community,
based on our beautiful parkland campus.

Program Brochure.

Program Flyer.

University of Liverpool, UK

The International Summer School offers you a range of academic modules that can either complement or expand your existing area of study. We teach in small groups and place value on your own experiences. Our subjects relate to both the global and the local, and can incorporate field trips, group work and experiential learning. You can choose to study 3 x 5 credit modules and diversify your learning, or focus in on one 15 credit module for a deeper dive into the subject matter, across 3 weeks or 6.

Deadline: May 12th, 2023.

Course List.

INSA Lyon, France

Details for Summer 2023 coming soon!

Lille Catholic University (Université Catholique de Lille), France

The LILLE European Summer Program (ESP) is a four-week academic course offering to students (and instructors) from around the world the opportunity to experience French culture firsthand at the heart of Europe and be part of an international, multicultural student community.
LILLE ESP is tailored to suit your objectives and challenges, while balancing educational and social activities. Students can choose from a large variety of electives to fulfil their interests and expand their horizons.
Diversity is what makes our programs and our community so rich: students from all over the world, from different types of institutions, with different backgrounds and perspectives share a common experience on a French campus, at the heart of Europe.
LILLE ESP offers student-centered programs developed in collaboration with our partner universities, with exciting new electives. It has been designed as a full package including a large variety of academic courses, accommodation, meal and transportation passes, extra-curricular activities, and 24/7 personalized assistance.

Delivery: In-person

Please visit partner website for more information.

Embassy of France in Canada, France

The French and Sciences program is dedicated to Bachelor students who want to do a summer school in France in a particular scientific field (speaking French is not mandatory):

  • Science and Technology of the sea
  • Focus on Sustainable development
  • Focus on Energy and Transport
  • Micro, nano & smart technology.

The French+Sciences programme offers 3- to 4-week stays organized by FLE Centres that have been awarded the “Qualité FLE” label. The programs take place in different cities in France.

Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany

Munich International Summer School

Immerse yourself in German through a wide array of language courses or choose a summer academy to make the most of your stay in Munich. Benefit from access to renowned professors who will inspire you to broaden your thinking and your goals.


  • LAW SCHOOL: 03.07.-28.07, 03.08.-11.08
  • SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT: 24.07- 19.08

Delivery: In-Person and Online

Course Guide

Hochschule Darmstadt, University of Applied Sciences, Germany

 International Summer University 2023 on the topic of “In Transition to a Pure Green Energy Economy.”

The prospects of an energy system and a whole economy relying solely on renewable energy is the topic of the module „In Transition to a Pure Green Energy Economy.” It brings together technical and business perspectives and focuses especially on three challenges on the way towards a green energy economy: 
1. Transforming supply: Technology as driver for real competitive renewable energies. 
2. Transforming demand: Smart homes and smart cars for smart people. 
3. Transforming business: Strategic impacts for business models. 


  • Virtual Sessions: May 20, May 26, June 02
  • June 09 (arrival day) until July 01 (departure day)

Additional Information:

Hochschule Fulda, University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Fulda University in Germany has an International Summer University that may appeal to more than health students. The International Summer University is a joint project of all public Hessen universities and universities of applied sciences.

The programme consists of:

  • seminars (in German or English) in:
    • German Culture and Society
    • Business
    • Sustainability
    • Intercultural Competence
  • Intercultural Training
  • German language courses on different levels
  • Get-togethers and field trips

Dates: 8th July to 5th August 2023 

Program Flyer.

Hochschule Bonn- Rhien-Shieg, University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Program 1:

With its digital courses, the Digital International General Studies offers you the opportunity to gain international and intercultural experiences right from your couch.


  • Elective: Becoming Intercultural Diversity Ambassadors (BIDA)- 7 - 14 May 2023
  • Elective: Certificate Programme E-Tutor- 30 March to 23rd June, 2023
  • Elective: International Career Building- 13 April - 6 July 2023
  • Elective: Presentation and Rhethorical Skills (PARS)- Begins April 11th, 2023
  • Elective: Social Entrepreneurship: Creating value for society and environment- 5th April to 31st May, 2023.

Note that all the sessions are ONLINE.

Program Brochure.

Program 2:

Interdisciplinary summer school "Sustainable Innovations and Engineering: Made in Germany":

The summer school will be held from the 7th-25th of August 2023 and we would be delighted to welcome your students.

International students and H-BRS students will come together for three weeks of interesting lectures, hands-on projects and fun social events. The program features:

  • Interdisciplinary lectures on innovations and engineering technologies for environmental protection
  • Practical group work with student projects
  • German language and culture courses
  • Explore the world heritage Rhein Valley
  • Meet like-minded students from all over the world

Program Brochure.

Marburg University: Business Summer School, Germany

Academic program in Business Summer School “Corporations in a Modern World: Management, Sustainability, Data Analysis"

 Contents of program:

  • Management & governance, sustainability, and data analysis are at the core of the "modern" business environment,
  • Problem solving and decision-making from an interdisciplinary perspective
  • Competences in data analysis
  • Theoretical concepts and applications using case studies
  • Integrating real-world data in all courses

Dates: July 1 - July 25, 2023

Additional Information:

  • Students can still apply.
  • Complete the LOP
  • Can apply for $250 YIMA
  • No need to complete safety abroad

Marburg Online: Virtual Exchange - MO:VE

For an international experience while staying in place: MO:VE is a great opportunity to take courses at Philipps-Universität Marburg and improve your intercultural competences without the need to go abroad.

Participants can

  • Take online-classes in various subjects
  • Attend our virtual Orientation Program for international students
  • Take online German language classes
  • Get credits and a Transcript of Records
  • Work with German and international students

Vienna University of Business and Economics, Austria

The International Summer University WU is provided by a team of experienced WU and international lecturers who offer a large variety of business-related courses in English. These courses do not aim to provide basic knowledge, but to deepen the students’ understanding of business topics. Engaging teaching methods are used in all courses and are complemented by interesting company visits. Open to graduate and undergraduate students.


  • July Session: July 3 - 21,  2023
  • August Session: July 24 - August 11, 2023

Delivery: In-person

Additional Information:

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Details for Summer 2023 coming soon!

Aarhus University, Denmark 

Aarhus University offers: 

  • More than 90 courses within all academic areas 
  • 60 nationalities 
  • 2500 students 
  • An experience of a lifetime 

Denmark is: 

  • A land of fairy tales and hygge 
  • Safe, secure and equal 
  • A place where almost everyone speaks English 
  • A gateway to Europe 

Applications open from January 16th until March 15th  

Oldenburg University, Germany

Oldenburg University is offering a beginner’s level intensive German language course during the summer. In a total of 15 lessons with a professional teacher of German, they will learn their first words, form simple sentences and gain an insight into typical everyday situations. The course is aimed at students from partner universities with no previous knowledge of German. The times are chosen in such a way that participation is possible for students from North and South America as well as European students. We have 16 places available and will distribute these places equally among our partner universities.

Program Dates: 17 to 21 July 2023

Bauhaus University, Germany

Bauhaus Summer School will offer a large variety of courses in fields of architecture/urbanism, art/design, culture/media, engineering/environment and languages. This year we offer a wide selection of online, blended and in-class courses. Bauhaus Summer School 2023 has small and individual classes, expert lecturers and of course life-long friendships from around the world.

Additional specialist courses :

It is also possible to join our online course on Design basics: principles and elements in the Bauhaus context.

In addition to our specialist courses, also language courses: Deutsch in Weimar and English communication skills and English for academic purposes  are offered. The registration deadline for language courses is 15.06.23

Dates: August - September, 2023

Program Brochure.

Maynooth University, Ireland

Maynooth University offers widest selection of course options for a short-term summer program in Ireland. With 17 offerings of different classes to take English Literature, History, Irish Cultural Heritage, Medieval Society, History of Art, Geography, Climate Change, Business, Marketing, Anthropology, Public Speaking and Communications. York University students from all backgrounds and courses are invited to attend. For more information, visit their website.


MU Main Summer School: 

MU Engineering Summer School:

MU Sports & Leadership Summer School

Delivery: In-person

Scholarships: Available for York University participants. Click the link above for more details

See the MUISS Brochure 2023 for more details.

National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland

Each year the University welcomes over 300 hundred summer school students with an interest in Irish Studies, Education in Ireland, Irish Language, Ecology, Business and International Management, English Language, Ecology, Archaeology and Geology. 
The Summer School courses on offer will bring you a rich and diverse perspective of the subject area, and are taught by expert lecturers and educational professionals who have a vast range of knowledge of their subject matter. 
Educational field trips are an integral part of the summer school courses and will provide you with an opportunity to gain hands-on knowledge of your specialism to its fullest extent. During your stay, you will also have time to explore Galway City and many other parts of Ireland which are within easy reach of the region. 

 Applications are open from November 4th 2022 until April 30th 2023.

Radboud University, Netherlands 

The Radboud Summer School is a great place to learn and grow on a personal level, develop new skills and meet people from all over the world – while still feeling part of a close-knit community. 

The Radboud Summer School is an international academic event of which you can be a part of! In 2022, we hosted over 60 one-week courses for bachelor & Master students, PhD's and professionals on our campus in Nijmegen, The Netherlands. 

Duration: June - July, 2023

**** 10% on the course fees for York U students.****

Utrecht University, Netherlands 

The Utrecht Summer School, founded in 1986 by Utrecht University, is the largest academic summer program in the Netherlands and is one of the biggest summer schools in Europe. It is characterized by its strong academic courses covering a wide range of subjects. In 1986, Utrecht Summer School started with one course: Dutch Culture and Society. Nowadays, 36 years on, the summer school has developed a broad selection of about 200 courses in many different disciplines. 

  • Humanities 
  • Art & Music 
  • Language 
  • Life Sciences 
  • Healthcare 
  • Social Sciences 
  • Science 
  • Law 
  • Business & Economics 
  • Engineering & Technology 

University of Oslo, Norway 

Go to Norway – Meet the World! 

2023 International Summer School 26 June – 4 August 

The Application Portal for Summer 2023 will open January 2

University of Glasgow, Scotland

The International Summer School is an excellent introduction for your students to study at an international university and is an opportunity for them to stay at one of the oldest universities in the English-speaking world. Over the summer we offer a varied and flexible choice of credit and non-credit bearing courses ranging from one to eight weeks.

Courses include:

  • Exploring Scotland
  • English Language and Linguistics
  • Literature and Creative Writing
  • Theology
  • Physics
  • Life Sciences

Please visit the individual course page for more information on available courses.

Program dates and costs will vary depending on course, please visit the International Summer School page for more information.


Contact the International Summer School Team at or check out their website.

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain

UAB Barcelona Summer School

The best way to enjoy the experience of an international, green and dynamic campus while having the opportunity to discover Barcelona. Our Summer School offers subjects worth transferable ECTS from all fields in two 3-weeks periods from late June to early August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language.

FIRST PERIOD: 19 June to 7 July 2023. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fee: € 840 Course Fee (6 ECTS)

SECOND PERIOD: 10 to 28 July 2023. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Fee: € 910 Course Fee (6 ECTS), € 214 for UAB students and Alumni.

Registration of international and national students (non-UAB students) before 1st May will get 20% discount.

If you have any queries about enrolment, please write to

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

Summer School of Tourism, International Hospitality and Attractions Management

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM)’s Summer School “Selected Topics in Tourism, International Hospitality and Attractions Management” (STTIHAM) is a unique opportunity to broaden your horizons in one of the most beautiful and liveliest cities of the world, while studying at a top university. The Faculty of Economics and Business Studies at UAM is ranked 51-100 worldwide in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Hospitality & Leisure Management. The STTIHAM Summer School is a pre-course of the longer Summer School of Economics and Business (SSEB) program, in which you can also enroll if you wish. 

Dates: June 12 to 23, 2023

Program Brochure

Program Flyer

Summer School of Economics and Business 

The SSEB is a Summer Term, offering four high-quality courses, taught in English, in an intensive 4-week format (one or two courses to be chosen from the following, 6 or 12 ECTS credits, advanced Bachelor or Master level):

  • Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis
  • International Finance
  • Global Marketing
  • Doing Business in Spain

The SSEB brings together students from all over the world in a truly international environment. The academic excellence of our summer term is complimented by social and cultural events, as well as field trips, which are not offered during the regular Fall and Spring semesters.

  • Program dates: June 26 - July 21 2023
  • Early Bird Application deadline: February 28, 2023
  • Regular application deadline: May 31, 2023.
  • Extraordinary- Period Application Deadline: June 21, 2023

Fees (not including accommodations):

  1 Course - 6 ECTS 2 Courses - 12 ECTS
Early Bird Fees: € 1199.00 € 1,649.00
After Early Bird Deadline € 1,399.00 € 1,924.00

Further detailed information about the program can be found here.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain

Details for Summer 2023 coming soon!

Universidad Catolica de Avila, Spain

The Aula de Lengua y Cultura Española (Institute of Spanish Language and Culture) at the Universidad Católica de Ávila (UCAV) offers students an excellent opportunity to be able to learn or improve their Spanish and also the opportunity to further their studies in areas related to Spanish Culture and Civilization. It is a program of high academic standards with experienced professors.

The following 4 credit courses will be offered:

  •  Spanish Language, 6 levels                                    
  • Survey of Spanish Literature / Literary Criticism 
  • Spanish Culture and Civilization, 3 levels
  • Business Spanish,2 levels
  • Spanish Mysticism, 2 levels                                    
  • Medical Spanish, 2 levels 

The summer of 2023 the UCAV will also offer intensive Spanish Language courses from June 19 - 30 Levels offered: Beginning Spanish I & II, Intermediate Spanish I & II. (4 credits each course).

One of the unique characteristics of this particular institute is the possibility students have to register for an Introduction to Spanish Mysticism course. Taught by recognized scholars, this course offered in either Spanish or English is based on a selection of the writings of Saint Teresa of Avila and Saint John of the Cross.  

Dates: July 3 - 28, 2023.

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Umeå University, Sweden

Details for Summer 2023 coming soon!

University of Geneva, Switzerland 

Registrations will open in January 2023 

Offered Courses: 

  • Children at the Heart of Human Rights 
  • Digital Law 
  • Global Health, Drugs, Policy and Power 
  • Global Health Law 
  • International Law & International Humanitarian Law 
  • Leadership for Sustainability Transition 
  • Leveraging Innovative Technologies for Ageing Well 
  • Prejudice, Discrimination, and the Diversity Challenge 
  • Science Communication in the Post-COVID19 Era 
  • Science-Policy Interfaces for Environmental Solutions 
  • SDG Summer School: Open Source Health Solutions 
  • Submerged Prehistoric Landscapes - IN PORTO CHELI, GREECE 
  • WIPO - UNIGE: Intellectual Property 

University of Zurich, Switzerland

UZH International Summer Schools offer interdisciplinary programs open to Bachelor and Master students from all over the world. Each program offers 6 ECTS credits.

Program Dates: 2 July - 23 July

*** Fee discounts from 500 up to 1,000 Swiss francs****

Programs on offer include:Deep Dive into Blockchain – Linking Economics, Technology and LawFor a full understanding of Blockchain, with all its implications and potential for application in practice, it is absolutely crucial to look at it from a multidisciplinary perspective. In this Summer School, students will understand the three key pillars of blockchain systems, namely the technology, the economics, and the legal aspects behind it. Building on this, they will then explore other fields of application, such as forensics and data analytics. This program is highly interactive, with hands-on practice sessions incorporating the most advanced and promising blockchain-based platforms.

Course Flyer

Tuition Fee: 3,450 Swiss Francs (incl. accommodation, excl. discounts)

Finance for the Future: Investments, Sustainable Finance and FinTechThis Summer School will focus on the past, present, and future development of the Swiss financial system and wealth management in Switzerland. Students will enhance their knowledge in macroeconomics and finance. Furthermore, they will learn about the most recent and promising trends in FinTech and Sustainable Finance and will apply their gained knowledge in a portfolio management game. This program not only offers the unique opportunity to get insights by leading experts in academia and business, but also to explore Zurich – one of the most important financial centers in the world.

Course Flyer

Tuition Fee: 3,450 Swiss Francs (incl. accommodation, excl. discounts)

 International Sports Law: Legal Challenges in the Fight Against Doping (new!)

This Summer School offers unique insights into the legal context in which international sports organizations currently operate as well as into the limits to their autonomy in designing internal procedures. Participants will explore the relevance of the European Convention on Human Rights in the context of organized sport, for instance procedural guarantees or the prohibition of discrimination.

Specific issues that will be addressed include the limits to disciplinary and investigative autonomy of sports organizations in internal disciplinary proceedings, e.g. relating to doping, and the role and limits of adjudication by arbitral tribunals and internal bodies of such organizations in general.

Course Flyer

Tuition Fee: 3,450 Swiss Francs (incl. accommodation, excl. discounts)

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Middle East

Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Hebrew University’s Rothberg International School (RIS) at Hebrew University offers a wide array of short-term courses and programs throughout the year. You can choose courses from our July or August sessions, as well as elect to take language courses or participate in archaeological field schools. With decades of experience hosting enthusiastic learners from around the world, RIS can help you make the most of your short time in Israel and dive into your area of study in a whole new way.

Summer study abroad courses are designed for undergraduate and graduate students. These courses go beyond the classroom. You’ll join students from more than 90 countries around the world and enjoy a summer schedule packed with enriching seminars, fun activities, and local trips designed to help you explore Israel’s geographic and cultural landscape.

We have two summer sessions to suit your needs: a four-week July session and a two-week August session. If you want to get the most of your summer, you can combine courses from both sessions. You might also want to check out our language programs offered in June. All summer courses at HebrewU’s RIS are accredited and taught in English. Students should check the links below for full course listing.

Tel Aviv University, Israel

Join us in Tel Aviv for the summer of your life! Learn about hot topics in Israel today – Cyber Security, Entrepreneurship, Middle East and Conflict Studies, Jewish Peoplehood and more - from TAU’s world-renowned faculty. Perfect your Hebrew, Arabic, or Yiddish. Explore the country alongside our enthusiastic Student Life Team on our academic programs.

Summer Programs: 

  • Summer in the Start-Up Nation: Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Business 
    This summer program will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to maximize your entrepreneurial and business potential. With TAU ranked 8th among the world’s top 10 schools for producing successful, VC-backed company founders, there really couldn’t be a better place to experience the exciting and inspirational entrepreneurial spirit that has laid the foundations for the success of the Startup Nation.
  • Cyber Security
    • Basic Technologies of Cyber Systems
      This course is intended for students from non-technological fields who are interested in various components of the world of Cyber. 
    • The Israeli Cyber Security Strategy
      This advanced advanced course that focuses on cyber from an Israeli security point of view.
  • Smart Cities
    Our Smart Cities program is one for those of you looking to discover smart solutions to city design and urban-tech utilization. This program will help you explore the issues that face cities around the world, mainly due to an unprecedented growth of population and urbanization over the last few decades. With the 2020 pandemic also impacting, you’ll learn why the smartification of cities has fast become an urgent and essential issue.Summer Research Program in the Sciences

    Our Summer Research program is for those of you looking for a unique experience as part of a world-renowned research group at TAU. With its 400 labs and 125 research institutes, TAU is the ideal environment for taking onboard a different research culture and helping you pinpoint your future research track. You’ll become a fully-fledged member of the research team during this unique 8-week program, and gain incredible insights into how scientific teams operate. Your summer of discovery will culminate with a Final Symposium, in which you’ll get to present your own findings to the rest of the group, in addition to the relevant science faculty members.

Summer Language Programs:

  • Hebrew - The Hebrew language courses provide students with the essential introduction to Israel and one of the main languages spoken in the country, while using geography, environment, history and culture events to learn.

North America

Tec de Monterrey, Mexico

 ISummerMX program is a program designed for international students who love travelling and learning about new cultures. Each program has special activities, conferences and trips that will make the experience unforgettable!

Dates: June 26 to July 23, 2023

Delivery: In-Person

Additional Information:

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South America

Universidad San Francisco De Quite, Ecuador

The USFQ Summer schools offer several globally relevant and hands-on learning opportunities for international students.

We have 4 programs which are:

Dates: May to July, 2023

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