Summer Schools at YorkU Partners

 

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Application

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

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 the YIMA page.
  • All students must adhere to the mandatory safety abroad regulations in place by York International which include: attending a pre-departure session, providing proof of travel/health insurance, and completing our travel registry.
  • Attend an information session to learn more
  • Please contact goglobal@yorku.ca if you have any questions or concerns.

Deadline: March 1,st 2022


2022 Summer Programs at YorkU Partners

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

Global

The Association of Commonwealth Universities

ACU Summer School: Explores themes related to sports and regeneration (July 21 - August 8, 2022). ​Join ACU summer school in Leeds, UK  for an exciting week of lectures and case studies exploring themes relating to sports and regeneration. Hosted by ACU member Leeds Trinity University, UK, ACU Summer School 2022 is a small and friendly event which is capped at 40 participants.

Students can expect:

  • Skills development
  • Social events
  • Engaging and challenging group project work
  • Sports sessions
  • Networking opportunities
  • Intercultural sessions

You’ll also be able to enjoy field trips in the Leeds area and a final day excursion to the historic city of York.


Asia

Aoyama Gakuin University, Japan

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the summer school at Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan has been adjusted.

Aoyama Gakuin University has established a new program called AGU Japanese Culture Box, which can be engaged online. AGU Japanese Culture Box is a video resource that enables users to view content for a variety of topics, ranging from Japanese main culture to Japanese subculture, free of charge, with the aim of attracting interest in Japan and Japanese culture.

Students can learn at their own pace, regardless of time or place. Interaction is possible with the instructors through questions and impressions of the videos.

Note: this program is not for academic credit.

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

GEM Trailblazer Summer Programme

Date: varies between June and July, 2022

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, four, or six-week program. Subject areas include, but are not limited to:

  • Language and Cultural Studies
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Creative Design and Media
  • Success in the Globalised Marketplace
  • New Technologies, New World

Singapore Management University, Singapore

SMU Global Summer Programme 2022

Date: June 27th to July 22rd, 2022

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.

Students will be able to choose courses from the clusters below. Only one course can be selected from each cluster, with a maximum of 2 courses

Cluster 1:

  • Asia Pacific Business
  • Capital Markets in China
  • Managing Customer Relations with Analytics: Asian Insights
  • Screening Asia: History, Society and Politics in Film

Cluster 2:

  • Contemporary Asia: Power, Diversity & Change
  • Economic Globalisation and Asia
  • Global Mega Trends: Opportunities and Challenges in Asia
  • Innovations for Asia’s Smart Cities

Fudan University, China

Fudan International Summer School (FISS)

Date: July 4 to July 29, 2022

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.

Students can choose from 26 courses in the following subject areas:.

  • History and Culture
  • Society and Politics
  • Business and Economy
  • Science and Technology
  • Law

Yonsei University, South Korea

Yonsei International Summer School

Dates:

  • 4-week courses: June 28 - July 21, 2022
  • 6-week courses: June 28 - August 4, 2022

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.

Students can choose courses from the following subject areas:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Korean Studies
  • Business & Economics
  • Social Sciences
  • Korean Language
  • East Asian Studies
  • Science and Technology

Keio University, Japan

Keio Summer Program welcomes students from around the world to its quarter-long, online Summer Program for academic and cultural learning opportunities. This program offers opportunities to take Keio‘s credit-bearing courses during its second academic quarter and is suitable for undergraduate students
 

Dates: May 30 - July 29, 2022 (tentative)

Delivery: Online

Students can choose courses from the following subject areas:

  • Business and Economy
  • Culture & Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • Language & Literature
  • Arts
  • Law
  • Politics, Diplomacy & International Exchange
  • Religion & Thought
  • Japanese Language

National University of Singapore, Singapore

FASSTRACK Asia: The Summer School 2022

Dates: between June and July, 2022 (details here)

Delivery: Hybrid and online

  • Hybrid delivery will include classes on NUS campus for weeks 1-3 and fully online delivery for week 4

FASStrack Asia: The Summer School is an exciting, full-scale summer school featuring an intensive four -week summer programme in a hybrid delivery model for 2022. Open to NUS students and university undergraduates across the globe, FASStrack Asia promises a rewarding online experience, aimed at providing students with a taste of Asia’s diverse cultures while driving current interest in the region.

Students can choose courses from the following subject areas:

  • Economics
  • History
  • Sociology
  • Geography
  • Communications and New Media

Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

CUHK: International Summer School 2022

Dates: details coming in February 2022

Delivery: Online expected

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China

HKUST International Summer Exchange Program 2022

Dates: June 20 - August 13, 2022

Delivery: In-person

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

Waseda University, Japan

Waseda Summer Session 2022

Dates: June 17 - July 15, 2022

Delivery: In-person

Waseda Summer Session 2022 Japan Studies - Founded in 1882 at the heart of Tokyo, WASEDA University is recognized as one of the most international universities in Japan. From 2014, Waseda started a four-week summer session at the undergraduate level and welcomed highly motivated international students from 83 universities in 22 different countries and regions around the world in 2019.

Students can choose courses from the following subject areas:

  • Business
  • Culture
  • Economics
  • History
  • Literature and Art
  • Politics
  • Anthro/Sociology
  • Japanese Language 

Hanyang International Summer School, South Korea

Hanyang International Summer School (HISS)

Dates: June 27 - July 22, 2022

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


Europe

University of Leeds, UK

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. Earn credit and choose courses from a wide range of subject areas. Courses are offered in Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering and Science, Political and Social Sciences.

  • Full four-week programme: £3,240
  • Two-week programme (either block one or block two): £1,820

The fee includes tuition, accommodation, breakfast and lunch (weekdays) and premium gym membership. Academic field trips, cultural excursions and a social programme are also included. Submit your application by 1 April to receive an early discount. If you’re attending for the four-week programme the discount is worth £150. If you’re attending for the two-week programme, the discount is worth £75. find out more about our summer school programme on the LISS website: www.leeds.ac.uk/summer.
Apply for LISS 2022 online and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for regular updates.
Any enquiries can be directed to summer@leeds.ac.uk.

Hoschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Germany

The international digital Summer School is organized by Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg in cooperation with the University of Cape Coast, South-Eastern Finnland University of Applied Sciences, Hochschule Koblenz and Coastal Carolina University. From July 26 until August 20 students from different international partner universities will be able to attend up to eight courses that focus on "The Good Side of Finance" and "Digitization in Business", as well as "International Career Building". In the courses students will work together in international teams.

An additional social and cultural program will be offered for all course participants.

This Summer School is part of the "Codeshare Teaching and Learning" project, funded by the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD).

Application Deadline: May 30th, 2021

Program date: July to August (Dates vary between each course)

Fees: Free of Charge

For more information, visit the Codeshare Teaching and Learning Website.

Humboldt University, Germany

German Language Academy

Dates:

  • Session 1: June 21- July 16, 2021
  • Session 2: July 19 - August 8, 2021

Application Deadlines:

  • Session 1: June 1st, 2021
  • Session 2: July 1st, 2021

Our HU GLA summer and winter courses are especially suited for international participants ( DAAD-scholarship holders and HU Partner Universities ). Our courses will give you the chance to greatly improve your German while experiencing the cultural diversity of Berlin. We look forward to welcoming you to the HU German Language Academy ( HU GLA ) at the Language Center of the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin very soon!

Our summer modules cover German language levels A2 – C2 and can be combined into an 8-week program. Our German Intensive courses combine high-quality German classes with academic lessons. In our German classes, you can quickly expand your vocabulary and improve your language skills in grammar, writing, listening and speaking. With our Online seminars, podcasts or virtual excursions during academic lessons your learning will be embedded in Berlin’s vibrant city life. This particular combination of formats will activate your newly acquired language skills and will improve your language use sustainably.

For further information and application details, please visit their website.

INSA Lyon, France

The Program will run from May 18th to June 15th and from June 18th to July 16th 2021. INNOV@INSA offers a great international experience for engineering students. They will learn scientific skills through hands-on experiments and develop cross-cultural abilities in communication and mutual understanding.

Depending on the INNOV Session in May-June or June-July, Students can choose between two tracks, one on "Management and Innovation in Europe" and the other on "Connected and Smart Devices". They will also take French courses and participate in a variety of activities for both cultural and educational purposes.

Program dates: May 18th - June 15th and June 18th - July 16th, 2021.

Application deadlines:

  • May-June Session: March 1st, 2021
  • June-July Session: April 2nd, 2021

Application Notes: Each university decides how to proceed: Students can either apply directly to the program by e-mail (with all needed documents), provided that their home university has given and sent me its consent by e-mail. Otherwise, the university may decide to gather all the applications and send all documents to me as a group.

For further information and application details, please visit their website.

Freie Universität, Germany

FU-BEST (Freie Universität Berlin European Studies Program)

FU Best is a semester program of Freie Universität Berlin for incoming students. It is offered in Fall (late August through mid-December) and Spring (February through mid-May) and features a combination of university-standard German language instruction from Beginner to Advanced levels and a large menu of subject courses (primarily in the humanities and social sciences) taught mainly in English.

FU-BEST is once again offering a variety of online courses in Fall 2021 (Aug. 30 – Dec. 3, 2021). In a time slot fitting for Canadian students, we have compiled five subject courses from a range of disciplines taught in English as well as five German language courses on various levels (Beginner to Advanced). In total, we offer 10 subject courses and eight German language courses online.

Our courses are open to students of all subject areas and offer an interdisciplinary approach to overarching issues and themes relevant to European Studies in Berlin and Germany today. They all award 6 ECTS credits upon successful completion and can be combined with one another. Each course is complemented by an intercultural awareness module that accompanies and enhances students’ learning experience.

Date: August 30th - December 3rd, 2021
Application Deadline: March 15, 2021

For the full Fall 2021 program including syllabi, dates, and fees please visit www.fubest.org/online. We are also hosting informational webinars for staff, faculty, and students on March 24 and April 14, at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Berlin time on both days (follow this link for meeting information)

Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich, Germany

Remote European Studies & German Language Program

Application Deadline: July 5 - 23, 2021
Program Dates: June 1, 2021

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU) will be hosting the all European Studies Program 2021 remotely. The online courses will contain all relevant elements of the regular course including interactive live lectures, online group work and assignments and examination procedures.

Attending our EU Studies programs, participants will

  • be hosted by the LMU GSI which has just been ranked first regarding research reputation among German political science departments (CHE-Ranking 2020)
  • develop a deep understanding of European history, European politics and current crises
  • receive ECTS credits & Certificate of Participation for their performance in class
  • strengthen their soft skills and rhetoric

Program Cost: Free for University Partners

For more information, check out this 2021 LMU Summer Flyer and visit the website. 

Munich University, Germany

A Quantum Summer in Munich - MCQST Summer Student Program

The program offers an introduction to Quantum Science and Technology (QST) for selected bachelor students all around the globe. Discuss cutting edge research in virtual one-on-one meetings with MCQST experts and at a student conference! Kick-off your own career with our soft skill course and mentoring opportunity during the program!

Date: July 11 - 16, 2021 (online)
Application Deadline: March 15, 2021

For further information and application details, please view this PDF and visit their website.


2020 Summer Programs at YorkU Partners

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Europe

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.

The two ISUWU sessions (July and August) offer a wide range of courses both on the undergraduate and graduate levels.

  • The undergraduate program consists of two courses which are taught consecutively over the duration of three weeks. Completion of the undergraduate program is worth 8 ECTS credits.
  • The graduate program consists of three courses which are taught consecutively over the duration of three weeks. Completion of the graduate program is worth 9 ECTS credits.

Program Dates:
July Session: July 6 - 24, 2020
August Session: July 27 - August 14, 2020

Application: Students can apply between February 15 - March 31, 2020. Click here to apply!

Fees: Students interested in participating at ISUWU pay a participation fee once they have been accepted and have received the acceptance email. The total fee for exchange students is 1,370 EUR. Accommodation is included in total fees.

HousingAccommodation is arranged in a student residence hall off-​campus (single room in shared private apartment). Should you prefer to book your own accommodation please inform the ISUWU program manager via isuwu@wu.ac.at until May 18, 2020 at the latest. In this case the fee will be reduced by 495 EUR(the reduction can vary for 2020).

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

 UCPH International Summer Programme 2020

University of Copenhagen offers more than 40 international summer courses in 2020. There are courses at both bachelor and master level and they are all open for domestic and international students.

Course dates
Courses take place in July and August.

Please note that the dates provided on the list of courses are only for the on-campus part of the course. Some courses might start earlier i.e. with mandatory participation in preliminary e-learning modules as prerequisite for the on-campus part of the course. More information can be found by visiting the home pages of the individual courses.

Language of instruction
All courses are taught in English. Participants are expected to have excellent written and oral English qualifications and the ability to participate actively in the course.

Credits
Depending on the course selection, participants will earn from 2.5 to 15 ECTS credits when completing a course.

Application

You can apply for all international summer courses until April 1st, 2020. Information on the application process can be found here.

Fees

Tuition fees are calculated on the basis of academic area, credits (ECTS points) and the citizenship of the applicant (EU/EAA citizens or Non- EU/EAA citizens). You can find more information about the fees in the course description. Can range between 5,000 DKK to 9,000 DKK (957 CAD to 1,722 CAD)

Accommodation

The UCPH Housing Foundation offers accommodation to international students. The service is optional and you are of course welcome to find accommodation on your own.

Aarhus University, Denmark *Virtual*

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AU Summer University programme for 2020 has been adjusted! Some courses will be offered fully online and others will go ahead as planned until further notice. You will be able to find a full updated course list here. More information can be found on the individual course pages.

The courses taught online will be taught in a different manner. There will be a mixture of live and recorded sessions, group work, feedback sessions and student presentations. All lecturers will do their utmost to engage students in the online teaching, to ensure that the content and learning objectives are fulfilled. Teaching hours will vary, as we have guest lecturers and students from all over the world. Live sessions will be adjusted to match the time zones of participants as far as possible.

Application Deadline: June 2, 2020
To apply, you must be nominated by York University. Please view this website for more info on the process and contact yuabroad@yorku.ca 

Term Dates: July 7, 2020 - August 14, 2020 (individual course dates vary)

Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

Join ISUP, International Summer University Programme, one of Europe’s largest and oldest summer programmes, and experience exciting courses taught by brilliant faculty as well as the amazing spirit of wonderful Copenhagen.

ISUP is a high-level academic programme

  • Offers over 50 courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, both classic business courses as well as more diverse courses that draw on other academic disciplines, all approved by CBS study boards.
  • Among the themes of ISUP courses, Entrepreneurship has a special place, as a prioritized CBS subject that engages students and combines all the different business disciplines. Read more about Entrepreneurship at ISUP.
  • Courses run over a six-week period, where students can take up to two courses equalling 7.5 ECTS credits per course.
  • ISUP gives students the opportunity to study at CBS, one of Europe's largest business schools, which has "The Triple Crown" accreditation (EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB), an acknowledgement only shared by around 50 business schools worldwide. Read more about CBS and the latest facts and figures.
  • Most ISUP instructors are from good universities around the world, but professors from CBS teach at
    ISUP as well. Active involvement of international senior executives from Danish and multinational companies is an integral part in selected courses.

Course period
23 June - 23 July 2020

Application rounds for International Students
First round: 28 January 2020 at 12:00 CET - 4 February 2020 at 23:59 CET
Second round: 3 March 2020 at 12:00 CET - 10 March 2020 at 23:59 CEST

Fees

There are no tuition fees for Exchange Students as long as the student has been officially nominated by a CBS partner university. However, students are responsible for covering accommodation, transportation, and books/reading materials costs. Click here for more information.

Accommodation

Students who have been admitted to the Summer University Programme will receive an email inviting them to apply for housing. For more information, check out their website.

Northumbria University, England

The Northumbria International Summer School will take place in July 2019.

This exciting three-week programme has been designed especially for current university students who would like to have a taste of university life in the UK, while being able to transfer academic credit to their own institution for one module offered exclusively in the summer.

You get 15% discount for YorkU students who enrol on this programme.

Students who complete the programme successfully will benefit from a 20% alumni discount, which can be used to reduce the tuition cost of future study at Northumbria University.

General information:

  1. Newcastle Summer School (June 16th - July 6th 2019)
    Costs:  £2,540 (inclusive of the 15% discount for partners)
    The programme is delivered in our state-of-the-art facilities at our city centre campus by our faculties of Engineering and Environment and Health and Life Sciences. Students can study a module in criminology or sport management.
  2. Newcastle and Alnwick Summer School (June 16th - July 7th 2019 in Newcastle, and July 7th - July 26th in Alnwick Castle)
    Costs:  £5,515 (inclusive of the 15% discount for partners)
    For those students wanting more, this year we will be offering an extended six-week summer school with the three-week programme in Newcastle followed by three weeks staying at Alnwick Castle - Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. Having study a module in criminology or sport at Newcastle, students will have the opportunity to study a module on British Tourism, History and Development - living and learning in a real life castle!

Application requirements:

  • To be enrolled at a university in home country; minimum GPA 2.5 (B-) or equivalent
  • English level: IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 on each band) or equivalent, native speaker

Application process: All applications are online via our website.  The deadline for applications is 31 March, 2019.

For more information on the programme and details for how to apply, please visit: https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/niss

University of Leeds, England

Make summer 2020 count!

Program dates: 4 July to 1 August 2020

Application deadline: May 1st 2020

Study at the University of Leeds, a world top 100 university, and immerse yourself in British culture. Join the two or four-week LISS programme. Earn credit and choose courses from a wide range of subject areas. Courses are offered in Arts and Humanities, Business, Engineering and Science, Political and Social Sciences.

2020 programme fee: £3,240

The fee includes tuition, accommodation, breakfast and lunch (weekdays) and premium gym membership. Academic field trips, cultural excursions and a social programme are also included. Scholarships are available: www.leeds.ac.uk/summerfees.

Apply for LISS 2020 online and don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram for regular updates.

Any enquiries can be directed to summer@leeds.ac.uk.

University  of Helsinki, Finland

NEW! The Helsinki Summer School will take place from August 4 to August 20, 2020.

Students have the opportunity to take a number of the following highly academic courses:

  • 21st-Century Digital Storytelling: The New Media, Technology and Frames of Reality
  • Cooperative Law – Beyond the Talk About Sustainable Development
  • Education Utopias: Comparing China and the Nordic Countries Interculturally
  • Environmental Ethics: Philosophy, Natural Resources and Indigenous People
  • Gentrification and the Welfare City
  • Global Poverty, Human Rights and Development
  • Heavy Metal and Hard Rock: Music, History, Society and Culture
  • Intensive Finnish Course
  • Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence
  • Philosophy of Food
  • Populism on the Loose in Europe and Beyond
  • Rhetoric-Performative and Post-Foundational Analysis

Detailed course information and fees of 2020 will be published on the HSS website latest in December.

The application period for the Summer School 2020 will open latest in January 2020. Follow our facebook page and website for the latest updates.

The application period opens in December. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as students are accepted on a first come, first served basis. HSS can only accept a limited number of students to each course.

See detailed instructions on their website and check also the FAQ section.

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact the Helsinki Summer School team at summer-school@helsinki.fi.

Tampere University, Finland *Virtual*

Tampere Summer School has moved online!

Tampere Summer School is a great opportunity for students and graduates from all over the world to attend international online summer courses from the comfort of their own home. Participants can participate in one or two different courses and gain up to 10 ECTS during the summer school.

The Summer School courses follow the curricula guides of the organizing higher education institutions, and they can be easily included into Bachelor or Master degrees. Also PhD students are welcome to apply! We offer courses covering various academic fields, including:

  • Business & Management
  • Communications & Computer Science
  • Education
  • Health Sciences
  • Finnish & English
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Social Sciences

Application Deadline: June 7, 2020

For more information, check out the Tampere 2020 Summer School Brochure  and the Tampere University Website!

Université Grenoble Alpes, France

Mountains Studies Summer Program

Dates: June 22 - July 10 2020 

Experts from a wide range of disciplines will offer a rich, interdisciplinary view of Alpine history, culture, and environment, in this short program taught in the heart of the Alps.

The program will cover topics as diverse as architecture, economic development, climate change, earth sciences, and history. The course will also take you beyond the classroom and into the mountains in a series of field trips and case studies tied to the latest in current research.

Program Fee: € 750/week (students chose program length between 1-3 weeks)

  • includes housing, cultural activities, and mountain field trips

25% discount to students from our partner schools and universities for this program. Our already low program fees will be further reduced (from €1500 to €1125 for two weeks, including housing and all program activities). Program fees do not cover airfare, most meals, mandatory insurance, or other personal expenses.

In the context of COVID-19, please note that UGA has for now decided to maintain its summer program Mountains in a Changing World and to postpone the application deadline to April 15th - without request for payment of a deposit before April 15th.

For further questions, please contact summerschool@univ-grenoble-alpes.fr.

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany

Bauhaus Summer School

Each year, the international summer programme of the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar welcomes more than 400 young students and researchers. Guests from all over the world join us to broaden their knowledge and skills, and to meet new people. This summer we are offering courses in the fields of:

  • Architecture & Urbanism
  • Art & Design
  • Culture & Media
  • Engineering & Environment
  • Intensive Language Courses in German & English

The course programme is accompanied by an extensive cultural programme. Not only is the newly opened Bauhaus museum waiting for our guests - excursions to Berlin or Dessau as well as movie nights or dinner evenings are also included in the programme.

Program Dates: August 2-28, 2020

Fees: The prices vary, depending on the course. You can find an overview of the course fees on the course pages. The average course fee is €700. Click here to learn about the DAAD scholarship to Germany.

Application: You can apply using the registration form. The deadline to apply for language courses is June 15, while the deadline for specialized courses is May 15.

Accommodation: Upon registration, students have the option of choosing from three different housing options: room in a shared apartment, student hall, or a low budget room. Prices vary depending on category and duration of stay, although they range from €190 to €350. Please refer to the website for more details.

The University of Bonn, Germany

Bonn Summer Schools provide insight into cutting-edge research and teaching at one of Germany’s leading universities. The University of Bonn offers a selection of short-term programs covering a broad range of disciplines, levels and course formats. Students, young scientists and professionals from all over the world are invited to enhance their competencies in an international and academically stimulating atmosphere.

International Summer Course for German Language and Cultural Studies
The International Summer Course aims to at offering the participants the opportunity to deepen existing German language skills, gain insight into the German cultural studies, participate in interesting excursions, and getting to know the internationally well-reputed University of Bonn and the city of Bonn. The program will take place from August 5 – 27, 2019. Application deadline is April 15, 2019.

A Scholarship is available for Summer 2019! To be considered for this scholarship, please contact yuabroad@yorku.ca by March 18, 2019.

Hochschule Darmstadt, Germany

Hessen International Summer School 2020 (ISU) on the topic “In Transition to a Pure Green Energy Economy” at the University of Darmstadt, Germany.

Program Dates: July 12th – August 8th 2020

Taught by Professor John A. Piller, visiting professor from Purdue University, this course combines scientific knowledge taught in English with hands-on experiences during field trips to companies and public institution. This academic module uses both technical and business perspectives to focus especially on three challenges on the way towards a green energy economy:

  1. Transforming supply: Technology as a driver for real competitive renewable energies
  2. Transforming demand: Smart homes and smart cars for smart people
  3. Transforming business: Strategic impacts on business models

 The academic module will contain excursions to both Berlin and Munich including the following site visits:

  • EUREF campus: a smart city within Berlin (smart buildings, smart grid site, mobility sharing, use of renewable energies)
  • Vattenfall power station (smarter living, e-mobility options/projects, etc)
  • German Museum (energy technology exhibition)
  • etc.

In addition to the academic module, students will attend a German language class that is organized by the Language Center. Excursions to different cities in the state of Hessen, such as Frankfurt and Ruedesheim, and other leisure activities, such as hiking, canoeing and an international picnic complement the program.

For further information, please feel free to read the 2019 course outline and have a look at the website: https://isu.h-da.de/

Fulda University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Hessen International Summer Universities 2020 offers a course on the topic of Cultural Diversity!  with various module options:

Program Dates: July 4th - August 1st 2020

Culture Module: Was ist Deutschland? German History, Art and Literature in a European Context (taught in German)
Social Work Module: Music Therapy
Health Module: International Health Aspects of Stress Management
Culture and Society Module: Intercultural Communication and Migration

The program also includes:

  • German language courses up to the DSH exam
  • an introduction to German culture (history, politics, economy, music, art, cinema, concerts  and company visits)
  • Field trips to Berlin, München, Nürnberg/Würzburg and Weimar
  • Workshops in dance, cooking with German recipes and sports

For more information, please feel free to explore the website.

Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences of Goethe University, Germany

Hessen International Summer Universities 2020 offers summer courses on the following subjects tracks this summer:

Program dates: July 5th to August 1st 2020

International Business:
Featuring courses on: 

  • Global Sustainable Business
  • European Business Management
  • Business Practices in Germany

European Banking:
Featuring courses on

  • Banking in Europe
  • Central Banking in the Eurozone
  • Risk Management in Banks

European Studies:
Featuring courses on

  • History of European Integration
  • Integration through Law in the European Union
  • European Economic and Social Policy

The highly international learning environment at ISU Frankfurt is a mixture of lectures, interactive workshops, and group presentations, all of which provide students with important intercultural communication skills.

A fun extracurricular program may include but is not limited to:

  • Climbing Park,
  • Museum of Communication: An Experience in the Dark,
  • Financial institution visits and tours (European Central Bank, Frankfurt Stock Exchange, German Central Bank),
  • Strasbourg, France or Brussels, Belgium and the European Parliament,
  • Rüdesheim and the Eberbach Monastery,
  • Opening Reception in Frankfurt City Hall
  • Optional weekend trip to Berlin

For more information, please have a look at the website.

Justus Liebig Universität Giessen, Germany

Summer schools are offered at the Faculty of Law every July/August.

  1. U.S.-German Law Summer School: International and Comparative Law:
    All our courses are designed to impart knowledge in the highly popular fields of international and comparative law.
 The courses, all of them are taught in English, combine high-quality teaching with a wide range of cultural and social activities. In addition to the academic part of the program, two three-day field trips to Berlin and Hamburg will add a practical element to the content learned in class.
    Program dates: July 18th - August 15th, 2020
    Fees: The program fee is €1650. Summer school scholarship holders can pay between €1000-€1650.
  2. Hessen International Summer University 2020: Innovation in Medicine and Health Care:
    Our program is designed to educate participants in the highly important fields of innovation and regulation in medicine. The interdisciplinary program addresses undergraduates, postgraduates and young professionals, who have some prior experience or who are aspiring to get a job in the medical industry. The program combines high-quality teaching with a wide range of cultural and social activities to teach on issues in the following topics
  1. Medicine: Global health challenges and entrepreneurship
  2. Applied Health Economics: Innovation in Health Economics and Market Access
  3. Law: International Property Rights, Regulation of the Health Sector, Human Rights, and Ethics
    Program Dates: July 18th - August 15th , 2020
    For more information, please feel free to explore the website.

Universität Konstanz, Germany

Discover the medieval city of Konstanz situated at the picturesque lake of Konstanz just at the Alps bordering Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein--the German-speaking countries of Europe. In addition to the language courses, regional and cultural activities are offered in the afternoons and sometimes on the weekends. These include presentations on history, culture and politics as well as (city) tours, excursions throughout the Lake Constance region and visits to participating IBH universities. The Bodensee Summer School 2018 is organised by the University of Konstanz’s International Office in cooperation with the Language Institute (SLI).

Cost for the German intensive course and supplementary activities: €400
Accommodation and meals: When you register for the course, you can also book a single room from Seezeit student services for €390. Meals are not included in this price. You can purchase meals at the cheaper student rates in the cafeteria (Mensa).

Application Period: Feburary 1st 2020 - May 30, 2020

Program Dates: August 2nd-28th, 2020

Find all information and the registration here: https://www.uni-konstanz.de/en/international-office/study-in-konstanz/learning-opportunities-for-incoming-students/ibh-summer-school/

Attached please find the Konstanz 2020 IBH Factsheet with detailed information.

Click here to learn about the DAAD scholarship to Germany. 

Summer Service Learning Summer Project 2020 

University of Konstanz is offering an intensive Service Learning project for international students who are interested in enhancing their practical and social/civic competencies during the summer. Students are able to participate in different social programs in the greater Konstanz area while earning academic credits (9 ECTS) at the same time.

Program Dates: June to July 2020 (8 weeks)

Fees: While there are no participation fees, students are responsible for housing costs and personal expenses. Costs for housing vary depending on accommodation availabilities (might range between 500€ and 1000€ per month).

Application requirements:

Please find all information on the program as well as the application details on their website.

Oldenburg University, Germany

Oldenburg University is offering a beginner’s level intensive German language course during the summer. The four weeks of instruction (100 hours) cover the standard use of spoken and written German and focus on central issues of German society today.

Program Dates: July 22 to August 19, 2020

Application deadline: To apply for the Summer Course, please submit the application form to York International no later than February 26, 2020.

Fees: Oldenburg University will be paying for the course. Dorm rooms (single) are approximately EUR 300. Additional costs include travel, insurance, and food.

Housing: You will be assigned a single furnished room in a student dormitory for the time of your stay. There will be cooking facilities, washing machines and tumble dryers in the dorms.

All the information you might need can be found at Summer Course on German Language and Culture in Oldenburg

Maynooth University, Ireland

Message from Maynooth University RE: COVID-19 

It’s with much regret that we inform you that the 2020 Maynooth University International Summer School AND the International Engineering & Computer Science Summer School have been cancelled for the summer of 2020. Maynooth University are committed to the continuation of the International Summer Schools and we will be in touch in June/July regarding the details of the 2021 programs. If any students who applied this year wish to participate in 2021 they will not have to reapply and will automatically be given a place on the program. More details about this will follow in June/July.

1. International Summer School 

Maynooth University is pleased to launch the 2020 International Summer School Program, which offers widest selection of course options for a short-term summer program in Ireland. With 17 different classes from a wide variety of discipline, York University students from all backgrounds and courses are invited to attend.

Program Dates: July 3 - July 31
Deadline to Apply: March 31st 2020

Program Fee: €3,245
Which covers:

  • Airport transfers
  • Single room on-campus accommodation
  • Breakfast AND lunch - Mon-Fri
  • Field-trips
  • Social activities
  • Tuition
  • Support staff

Scholarships: **As well as having scholarships available for all students to apply for in addition if your university is in a position to send us more than 8 students we will offer two of your students a €500 scholarship discount to their tuition fee

See the MUISS Brochure 2020 for more details. For detailed information about courses, program and application details, visit the website. 

2. International Engineering and Computer Science Summer School Program

Maynooth University is also offering a bespoke Engineering and Computer Science Summer School program which combines accredited classes with a packed co-curricular program with opportunities for day and weekend trips.

Program dates: June 20 - July 31 2020
Deadline to Apply: March 31 2020

Program Fee: €4,100*
Which covers:

  • Airport transfers
  • Single room on-campus accommodation
  • Breakfast AND lunch - Mon-Fri
  • Field-trips
  • Social activities
  • Tuition
  • Support staff

Scholarships: **As well as having scholarships available for all students to apply for in addition if your university is in a position to send us more than 8 students we will offer two of your students a €500 scholarship discount to their tuition fee.

See the MU International Engineering Summer School Brochure for more details.

National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland

Program Dates: June and July 2021 (4-5 weeks)
Deadline to Apply: Friday, 21st May 2021.

Fully online summer school alternatives which you might share with your students through your regular communication channels.  These modules may be of interest to some of them who wish to gain credit in specialist courses which are not on offer in their home university in the areas of:

 Irish Studies
  • Modern Ireland 1845 – 1998
  • Social & Political Change in Contemporary Ireland
Irish Language
  • Irish Language Elementary level - Scríobh agus Léamh 2 (A2)
  • Irish Language Intermediate Level - Léamh agus Scríobh 1 (B1)
Business & International Management
  • Ireland in the Global Economy

Delivery

Modules will be delivered fully online over a 4-5 week period during June and July 2021 through Blackboard which is the virtual learning environment used at NUI Galway.

 Credits

Each module offers 3 US credits (5 ECTs).

Entry Requirements
The modules are aimed at students who have completed a minimum of one full year at University or College level before being admitted to the programme. Students should also have attained a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).

Required documentation

  1. A copy of your birth certificate or passport
  2. An official transcript of examination results

Tuition Fees
1 module: €600 (3 US credits/5 ECTS)
2 modules: €1,100 (6 US credits/12 ECTS)

 

Application Details

Visit our website for information on how to apply online and submit an application through the Online Application Portal. 

Italia

Innovation, Italy

Italia Innovation is an organization that offers fully-immersive learning experiences for international students to explore Italy's manufacturing heritage.

Each program is an opportunity for students to participate in a future-facing study abroad opportunity in Italy where they can develop a creative mindset to face the challenges of tomorrow.

During our programs, students visit renowned Italian companies where they witness high-end production and hold conversations with company managers to understand Italy’s cultural approach to value creation. Then, with the mentorship from leading international thought and business leaders, the students embark on projects to develop opportunity spaces to bring Italian heritage into the future.

1st session (3 - 21 June 2019) on Excellence at Scale 
2nd session (24 June - 12 July 2019) on Meaningful Companies

Join us in Verona next summer for a fully immersive learning experience led by Riccardo Illy, revolutionary food entrepreneur, and Debra Dunn, from Stanford University.
Designed as a journey where international thought and business leaders mentor multidisciplinary teams of selected international talents to inspire the innovation of Italian industries, the 2019 program is articulated in two sessions.

In Excellence at Scale (3 - 21 June) you will cross the places and stories of manufacturing entrepreneurs that every day strive to offer the world the best products in their industries, led by Riccardo Illy.

In Meaningful Companies (24 June - 12 July) you will investigate the social role of companies and interact with those that designed their production, organizational structures and corporate strategies around a higher purpose, led by Debra Dunn.

Early Application Deadline: February 1st, 2019
Regular Application Deadline: March 1st, 2019

Scholarships are available for early applicants.

Apply Now!

University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg

ULISS mirrors our country, the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, and the University, as it combines its multilingualism through German and French language classes and its multicultural character through the European studies classes that it offers.

In this framework we are happy to invite one of your students to the ULISS programme.

The tuition fee of 1.500€ will be waived and the International Relations Office will provide the student with:

  • accommodation during the summer school,
  • field trips not only in Luxembourg, but also in Germany, Belgium and France,
  • cultural activities,
  • classroom materials.

You will have to finance the trip to Luxembourg, the international insurance, visa and meals.

ULISS will take place from 13 July 2020 to 31 July 2020.

The application deadline is 30 April 2019.

If you wish to be nominated please send yuabroad@yorku.ca the following:

  • Name and Student Number
  • Major, Year and GPA
  • List of Courses and Grades
  • Short statement of interest

You can find further information on ULISS under the following link: https://uliss.uni.lu/

Should you have any further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us under: uliss@uni.lu

Radboud University, Netherlands

Radboud Summer School offers over 30 online courses this summer, in various fields of expertise: check out our course overview. Our academic courses will inspire your students and researchers, enable them to explore new scientific areas, develop their skills and expand their international network, all from the comfort of their own home. All of our intensive online courses are taught in English by renowned academics from Radboud University.

Application Deadline (July Courses): May 1st, 2021

Application Deadline (August Courses): June, 1st 2021

We believe that our summer courses will complement your university’s curriculum perfectly. Since York University is one of our valued partner universities, we offer your students a 15% discount on their course fee.

Radboud Summer School is organized by Radboud University, one of the leading academic centers of excellence in the Netherlands. Over 850 participants from 75 countries joined our last edition and 95% of our participants would recommend their course to others.

More information
Courses 2021
How to apply

For more information contact: radboudsummerschool@ru.nl

Utrecht University, Netherlands

Broaden your horizon with a summer course in an inspiring international environment. The Utrecht Summer School offers a broad selection of over 200 summer courses in various disciplines. The Summer School is a cooperation of the Utrecht UniversityHU University of Applied Sciences and HKU University of the Arts. These institutions of higher education offer high-quality, fully accredited summer courses in English on bachelor, master, PhD and Post-Academic levels.

For more information on courses, accommodations and the application process, check out their website.

Program dates: Please refer to each course description, the dates range from early April to late August 2020.

Fees: The fees vary depending on the course. They range from €250 to €3,985. Please consult the course list for more details.

Application: The registration deadline varies from course to course. Deadlines are mentioned on each course page. If you apply after the given deadline and application is still open, you will be put on a waiting list. If you want to be sure, please contact the contact person of the course. The e-mail address and or phone number of the contact person of a course can be found on each course page under "more information".

Accommodation: The Utrecht Summer School offers housing for its students. If you make use of this offer you will be housed in one of the student residences or in some cases in hotels. The student residences are located throughout the city.

University of Oslo, Norway

The International Summer School is an academic centre for learning in an international context, and a forum for fostering intercultural understanding. It aims at developing and conveying knowledge and at promoting understanding between people from different cultures. You can choose from a wide range of Bachelor’s courses, focusing on Norwegian language and various aspects of Norwegian culture and society, as well as a number of Master’s courses dealing with topics of broad international interest. The courses adopt a comparative perspective, where the Norwegian case may serve as a basis for discussion. Courses are based on active student participation, and many of them include field visits.

Students can apply for up to two Bachelor's courses or one Master's course. Click here for the course list.

Program Dates: June 20 - July 31st 2020

Application Deadlines: 

  • Scholarship applicants: 1 February 2020
  • Self-financed applicants:1 March 2020

Program Fee (on-campus housing included): NOK 26 500/USD 3,270

For more information, please visit their website.

European Summer School, Prague

The European Summer School in Prague is an intensive 8-day learning programme focused on European integration. It is organized by one of the leading think tanks in Prague, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, in co-operation with Prague College and the Charles University Faculty of Social Sciences.

This year’s European Summer School is titled “Europe in a changing climate”. How will the post-Brexit European Union look like? What is the future of transatlantic relations and should the EU work on its strategic autonomy? What is the Union´s position on the global stage? Is the EU a competent role model able to help battling the climate change globally? What are the climate trends in Western and Eastern Europe? And what are the future trends concerning migration to Europe?

Program dates: July 25th – August 1st, 2020

Fees: The fees for the program is €650 ($750 USD). It covers tuition, accommodation and two meals per day, public transportation travel pass, cultural activities, and support for staff. Fees do NOT cover travel costs to Prague and other personal expenses.

Application: The deadline for applications is June 14th, 2020.

Accommodation: Accommodation is provided for our students during the whole summer school. We always take care to provide an accommodation in a hotel which is either close to or has a good public transport connection to the program venue of the summer school lectures and the city center of Prague. This way, our students can easily reach the venue of the official programme, but also to enjoy Prague during their free time. The accommodation for the European Summer School 2020 is going to be announced in the upcoming weeks.

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.

FIND OUT MORE

Contact the International Summer School Team at rio-internationalsummerschools@glasgow.ac.uk or check out their website.

IE Business School, Spain

The IE Summer School is an intense three-week program that offers undergraduate students and recent graduates the opportunity to follow courses across a wide range of disciplines taught by top quality faculty (the same that teach in our internationally ranked master degrees) while they enjoy the vibrant city of Madrid through different extracurricular activities and team-building events.

Program Dates: July 6th - 24th, 2020
Application deadline: June 12th, 2020

Cost of program: 3,200 euros

Program Costs:  3.200€

This includes:

  • Tuition Fees
  • Language courses
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Company visits
Early Bird Application Discount: a 500€ discount will apply if full payment of the program is done before March 20th 2020.

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: 22 June to 10 July 2020. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fee: € 840 Course Fee (6 ECTS)

SECOND PERIOD: 13 to 31 July 2020. Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fee: € 840 Course Fee (6 ECTS)

Non UAB students who enroll before the 15th of April will receive a 10% discount over the official price.

If you have any queries about enrolment, please write to summer@uab.cat.

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid , Spain

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 29 - July 24 2020
Early Bird Application deadline: Febuary 28, 2020
Regular application deadline is May 31, 2019.

Fees (not including accommodations):

  1 Course - 6 ECTS 2 Courses - 12 ECTS
Early Bird Fees: € 974.25 € 1,499.25
After Early Bird Deadline € 1,136.63 € 1,749.13

Further detailed information about the program can be found here.

Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain

The Universidad Pontificia Comillas, founded in 1890, is one of Spain's most prestigious private Jesuit universities. Located in the centre of Madrid, the University offers easy access to shops, museums and parks.

There are over 10.000 students enrolled in the University's degree programs throughout the year.

  1. Spanish Language and Culture Course
    During the summer, in conjunction with the Institute of Modern Languages, "Comillas International" organizes Spanish Language and Culture modules for foreign university students.The course dates  for this summer are the following:
    From May 18 to June 20, 2020
    Application Deadline: Before April 3, 2020
  2. Specialized Summer Courses in Madrid
    Comillas Pontifical University offers Specialized International Courses in the areas of Business Administration and Management, Law, Human and Social Sciences and International Relations.The courses have a duration of 90 hours: 80 class hours + 10 hours of technical and cultural visits and are taught in Spanish. Students who are not native Spanish-speakers should certify that they have an intermediate level of Spanish. The theoretical classes are complemented by technical visits to companies, public and private institutions and entities, and with cultural visits to the Prado Museum and the "Madrid de los Austrias y de los Borbones".  The application deadline is April 14, 2020.
    The courses will be offered in two terms (time periods).
    Time Period 1: May 25 - June 19, 2020

Time Period 2: June 29 - July 24, 2020

Program Costs: The price of the courses (without accommodation) is 1.440 euros including, classes, a student card, access to all of the University's services, cultural visits to the Prado Museum and the "Madrid de los Austrias y de los Borbones", technical visits to companies, public and private institutions and entities, a diploma, and your transcript with final grades. For more information on accommodation, please check the universities international summer program page

 

Umeå University, Sweden

Live and study at the Scientific Research Centre in the wild Arctic Mountains

The Department of Ecology and Environmental Science at Umea University in Sweden offers unbelievable opportunities to live, study and work in the Arctic Circle. The Climate Impacts Research Centre (CIRC) provides a scientific platform for excellent research, teaching and public outreach in Abisko, serving a key role in Umeå University researchers’ and students’ activities in the Arctic.

You have the opportunity get involved with this exciting Arctic research, as CIRC offers a variety of timely and exciting studentships and internships based at the Research Station, 200 km north of the Arctic Circle. You can study at in the Arctic for your Bachelor’s or Master’s thesis work.

The department offers a 15-credit course in Alpine Ecology Bachelor.

Starts: 8 June 2020

Ends: 30 August 2020

Study Location: Abisko

Language: English

For more information on the application process and any further questions you may have, please contact the course coordinator, Keith Larson at keith.larson@umu.se.

University of Geneva, Switzerland

The University of Geneva summer courses were founded in 1891  and have since been famous for teaching high quality courses. In addition, eminent professors have been invited to teach their courses. Charles Bally, for instance, came to teach stylistics at the  beginning of the twentieth century.

Summer French Courses

Our courses have always included workshops and cultural activities to introduce students to local history and experience. Pronunciation classes are also an important part of the programme. This combination of work and play has been the key to our success as, in one century, we have gone from ninety-eight to over one thousand students. Classes are open to students of all levels: beginner (A0), A1-A2-B1-B2-C1.

Program Dates 

  • Session 1: June 22 - July 10, 2020
  • Session 2: July 13-31, 2020
  • Session 3: August 3 -21, 2020

Program Fees:

  • 1 Session + Accommodations: CHF 1,700
  • 2 Sessions + Accommodations: CHF 3,200
  • 3 Sessions + Accommodations: CHF 4,800
  • Course CPU: CHF 3,350

Registration is now open, to apply, click here.

For more information, visit the website or email cefle@unige.ch

University of York, United Kingdom *Virtual*

From 2020, University of York now offer a range of free open access online courses, as well as bespoke online programs for partner universities.

List of Courses

  • International Conversation
    • Every week from 15 April
      Informal discussions with students from around the world
  • Language and Culture
    • Every week from 15 June
      Lessons focusing on the English language and British culture for lower level
  • Employability Skills
    • Between 14 and 29 July
      Three taster sessions on employability skills
  • Academic Skills
    • Between 5 August and 10 September
      Six sessions covering a range of academic subjects and skills
  • Intercultural Skills
    • Between 22 September and 7 October
      Three taster sessions on intercultural communication

For more information and to apply, visit their website.

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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

Our Summer 2022 features courses taught in the following subject areas:

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 (July 11 - August 11, 2022)
    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 – Choose from two courses:
    • Basic Technologies of Cyber Systems (June 22 - July 14, 2022)
      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 (June 22 - July 14, 2022)
      This advanced advanced course that focuses on cyber from an Israeli security point of view.
  • Smart Cities (July 11 - August 11, 2022)
    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 (June 22 - August 11, 2022)

    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 (Choose from two summer sessions: i) July 11 - August 4; ii) August 3 - September 2, 2022) - 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.
  • Yiddish (June 29 - July 30, 2022) - The Yiddish language program is for those of you looking to research and uncover the secrets behind this ancient Jewish language
  • Arabic (July 11 - August 11, 2022)
    Arabic is the fifth most-spoken language in the world with over 250 million native speakers, 1.7 million living in Israel alone (about 20% of the total population). Arabic is spoken by Israeli Muslim, Christians, and Druze, as well as by Jews who migrated from Arab countries. This beginner program will stimulate your language appetite, and take you on a culture-packed journey. With excursions to Arab-Israeli villages, this course offers the fundamentals of Modern Standard Arabic, where you can practice your newly-acquired skills daily.

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