Summer Study Abroad Opportunities


HKUST's partner institutions as well as other universities offer a wide range of programs in the summer. Students can apply for these programs with the host institution directly with a registration with GSPO. Students can apply for funding through the HKUST Short-Term Study Abroad Allowance.  Local students on government TSFS means-tested grant/loan can apply for the SSE/SSEBR to support your program participation. Click on the links on the right for details.

Program List - 2017 Summer


  • University of Vienna
    Summer Program

    Strobl, Austria

    15 Jul - 12 Aug 2017

    European studies (law, politics, economics, history, cultural studies, German)

    The International Summer Program is located in the picturesque village of Strobl in the Salzkammergut region, one of Austria’s most attractive summer vacation areas. Students are accommodated in single and double rooms at the program’s beautiful summer campus on the shore of Lake Wolfgang. The four week program offers high level European Studies courses (taught in English) in the morning and German language courses in the afternoon. The language courses are offered at four different levels of proficiency. Students are required to attend courses amounting to 10 ECTS.

    before 30 Apr 2017

    Program fee: 1,800 EUR
    Accommodation: 1,665 Euros (single room), 1,365 Euros (double room)

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  • WU Vienna University of Economics and Business
    International Summer University WU

    Vienna, Austria

    Undergraduate program: 4-22 Jul 2017


    The International Summer UniversityWU (ISUWU) is an intensive short-program. Students from all around the globe will come to WU, bringing with them their unique backgrounds and a passion for intercultural learning. 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.

    - International human resource management
    - International marketing with a special focus on ethical issues
    - Negotiation management
    - International management

    15 Feb - 31 Mar 2017

    to be confirmed

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  • McGill University
    International Summer program

    Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    15 Jul - 13 Aug 2017

    Business and management

    The International Summer Program at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill is designed to provide international undergraduate students the opportunity to gain critical North American perspectives on issues of global importance.

    The program offers two courses, Management in Global Context and Global Branding. Each course has 39 contact hours granting three (3) North American credits, equivalent to six (6) ECTS credits.

    Rolling admission. Deadline: 14 Apr 2017

    Program cost with accommodation: $9600 CDN

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  • University of Alberta
    International Summer Program

    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

    17 Jul - 4 Aug 2017

    Canadian studies, Sustainability

    This International Summer Program will provide students with the opportunity to experience campus life at one of Canada’s top universities. The program combines professional development, interdisciplinary studies and cross-cultural learning opportunities. During this program, students will develop skills in group work, cross-cultural communication, leadership, and public speaking.

    18 Sep 2016 - 22 May 2017

    $3800 CAD, inclusive of accommodation

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  • Aarhus University
    AU Summer University

    Aarhus, Denmark

    Term 1: 3 Jul -21 Jul 2017
    Term 2: 24 Jul - 11 Aug 2017
    - Dates may vary by course

    Business, Economics, Communication, Culture and Society, Health, Law, Pscychology, Science and Technology

    AU Summer University is Aarhus University’s summer school which takes place every year in July and August. The program consists of a broad variety of courses, taught in English within the fields of: Arts, Business and Economics, Media and Communication, Social Science and Law, Health, Science and Technology. In 2016 more than 1700 students participated in 54 courses.

    1 Dec 2016 - 15 Mar 2017

    Tuition: 27-120 Euros per ECTS, depends on course selected
    Housing and living expenses (one month): Estimate 813 EUR

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  • Copenhagen Business School
    International Summer University Programme

    Frederiksberg, Denmark

    23 Jun - 5 Aug 2017

    Business, Economics, Political science, Innovation and entreprenuership, Culture and society

    Join ISUP, one of the Europe’s largest and oldest summer programmes, and experience the amazing spirit of wonderful Copenhagen and exciting courses taught by brilliant faculty. Be inspired by the international environment and other participants from over 50 countries.

    14-21 Feb 2017

    Tuition: DKK 17813 for two bachelor courses

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  • University of Copenhagen
    International Summer Programme

    Copenhagen, Denmark

    Courses take place in July and August. Exact dates depend on course(s) selected

    - Society, politics and economics
    - Philosophy, psychology and learning
    - Communication, media and IT
    - Art, architecture and culture
    - Culture and history
    - Medicine and biotechnology
    - Health
    - Physics, mathematics and nanoscience
    - Biology, chemistry and nature
    - Environment, natural resources and food science

    In 2016, the University of Copenhagen offered more than 50 international summer courses. All courses are taught in English. The courses, offered at bachelor and master level and for both domestic and international students, help make the summer program a truly vibrant meeting of students from diverse backgrounds.

    before 1 Apr 2017

    Depends on course(s) selected

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  • EDHEC Business School
    Summer School: Globalising Europe

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Lille; Nice, France

    Module 1 (Lille): 17-27 May 2016
    Module 2 (Nice): 30 May - 10 Jun 2016


    Globalising Europe combines a hands-on business perspective with historical, cultural and economic analysis to take students on a journey through European excellence and the global markets it serves.

    During this intensive programme, course participants attend two modules (6 ECTS) covering essential topics on the European business scene, visit leading companies in Southern and Northern France and meet with their management. Other social and cultural activities are also included. Participants visit both the Lille and Nice campuses during the 4-week program.

    Topics covered:
    - Cross Cultural Challenges: European diversity
    - Comparative Business Models in Europe
    - European Institutions and Community Organisation
    - The EU and its outsiders: the case of Eastern Europe

    Company visits:
    - IBM, Mane, Amadeus, Château de Crémat, Auchan, Lille Euratechnologies, etc.

    Before 1 Apr 2016

    3,300 Euros
    - Excludes accommodation

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  • Campus Paris Eiffel
    Summer programs

    Paris, France

    3-27 Jul 2017

    Business, Engineering, French language

    Situated in the heart of Paris, steps away from the Eiffel Tower, Campus Eiffel welcomes participants from around the world in different disciplines who have the curiosity to learn the French language, French general and business cultures or the French engineering industries.

    All courses are taught in English, unless otherwise specified.

    The institutions present on Campus Eiffel are three of the French “Grandes Ecoles”, one institute technology and and a School of Advanced International and Political Studies:
    - ECE Paris – Graduate School of Engineering
    - ESCE Paris – International Business School (Groupe ESCE)
    - EBS Paris – European Business School
    - ECE TECH - School of Technology

    - Bring Out Your Inner French (9 ECTS)
    - Operating Systems (8 ECTS)
    - Web Application Development (8 ECTS)
    - Energy & Environment Seminar (9 ECTS)
    - Augmented and Virtual Reality in our society, Sensors, and Network Infrastructure (8 ECTS)
    - Doing Business in Europe (8 ECTS)
    - Certificado en Comercio Internacional (taught in Spanish) (9 ECTS)
    - Luxe à la française : French Luxury (9 ECTS)
    - Certificate in Marketing (9 ECTS)

    from Jan 2017 onwards

    1,850 Euros
    - Excludes accommodation cost

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  • HEC Paris
    Summer Programs

    Paris, France

    12 Jun - 21 Jul 2017
    Exact dates depends on the courses selected


    HEC Paris (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris) offers a total of 8 intensive summer programs of 2-week duration each. Each summer program includes individual study, case study preparation and challenging team project work. The summer school experience combines classroom learning with real world projects. In addition to group work on real life case studies, conferences showcasing outside experts will enrich the learning experience and offer you the occasion to interact with leading professionals.

    Students can choose max 3 programs:
    - Business and Geopolitics
    - Energy and Finance
    - Fashion Management
    - Inclusive and Social Business
    - International Finance
    - Investment Banking and International Corporate Finance
    - Luxury Management
    - Entrepreneurship - The Start-up Studio
    - Mergers and Acquisitions

    before 17 Jan 2017

    Application fee: 30 Euros
    Program fee: 2,520 Euros (1 session), 4,680 Euros (2 sessions), 6,960 Euros (3 sessions)
    - Program fee includes on-campus accommodation

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  • IESEG School of Management
    International Summer Academy

    Paris, France

    1-28 Jul 2017

    Business, Economic, French language

    During this four-week program, students will learn from the outstanding IÉSEG faculty and interact with representatives from the business world. They will broaden their knowledge in Global Business and Management and gain the confidence to reach their goals in the global workplace. They will gain a strong sense of social awareness and global responsibility.

    - European Integration
    - Intercultural Communication
    - Influencing People and Creating Change
    - Supply Chain Management
    - Economy in Early Modern France
    - The Economics of Risk: An Introduction
    - Nudge Marketing
    - Psychology at the Workplace
    - Diplomacy in Early Modern French History
    - Practical Negociation Skills
    - Human Resources Management
    - Consumerism and Colonialism in Early Modern French History
    - French Language from Beginner to Advanced
    - Doing Business in a Global World
    - Paris: Realm of Memories

    before 15 May 2017

    3190 Euros
    - Includes teaching, materials, single room accommodation,excursions

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  • Sciences Po
    Sciences Po Summer School

    Paris, France

    June session: 3-30 Jun 2017
    July session: 1-28 Jul 2017

    Social sciences, French language

    Founded in 1872, Sciences Po is France’s leading university for the social sciences. The Sciences Po Summer School is a unique opportunity for students from all over the world to study social sciences and/or French language at Sciences Po.

    Each session will feature both the French language track and the social sciences track. Students may only take one track per session, but students who stay for two sessions have the option of staying in one track for both months or switching for the second session.

    - The European Union at a Crossroads
    - Political Economics
    - The History of France Through Parisian Footprints: Antiquity to the Enlightenment
    - The Challenge of World Poverty: Problems and Solutions
    - Comparative Perspectives on Migration Issues
    - Human Security
    - Gender Equality and Societies
    - Social Policies in Europe and the United States: Origins, Reforms, Challenges
    - Sustainable Development in the 21st Century
    - The History of France Through Parisian Footprints: The French Revolution to World War II

    Starting Jan 2017

    Tuition for one session: 2,400 Euros
    Tuition for two sessions: 4,000 Euros
    - Fees exclude accommodation

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  • Université Grenoble Alpes
    Science Summer Program

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Grenoble, France


    Physics, Engineering

    The UGA's Science Summer School provides the opportunity to study at the Université Grenoble Alpes (UGA), earn credits towards your degree at your home university, and meet students from all over the world. The program is also open to UGA students, with whom you will interact daily. This 6-week program offers science courses taught in English and, for international students, additional classes in French as a foreign language.


    500 Euros for students from partner universities
    - Fees exclude housing, meals or travel

    SSCI students interested in this program should apply through your School for exchange places (tuition-waived).

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  • Dortmund University of Technology
    International Summer Program

    Dortmund, Germany

    8 Jun - 11 Aug 2017

    Engineering, German and European studies, German language

    The ISP enables participants to fully experience the German culture, people, and language while connecting with their fellow international students in one of Europe's most important metropolitan areas, the "Ruhrgebiet".

    The ISP offers students innovative, hands-on study opportunities in upcoming fields. You can select from a wide range of classes from Engineering (Track A) to German and European Studies (Track B). A unique feature of the ISP is that summer program classes are regular classes integrating German and international Dortmund students. All courses are in English and you will have wonderful opportunities to acquire basic German language skills or develop your German competence in the German language course.

    15 Dec 2016 - 15 Feb 2017

    1,650 Euros
    Includes accommodation, insurance

    SENG students interested in this program should apply through SENG for exchange places (tuition-waived).

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  • European Business School-Germany
    EBS Business Summer

    Oestrich-Winkel, Germany

    12-30 Jun 2017


    The first part of the program covers the economic and political environment of international business in Europe. A complementary introductory German language course will be offered during the first week of the programme, although all lectures, activities and tours are conducted in English. The second phase will lay out specific strategies for doing business in Europe.

    Early bird: 3 Apr 2017
    Regular: 2 May 2017

    Early bird: 3,000 (tuition) + 350 (Service fee) Euros
    Regular: 3,000 (tuition) + 450 (Service fee) Euros
    Above fees exclude accommodation

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  • Humboldt University
    Humboldt Summer University

    Berlin, Germany

    Jun-Aug 2017
    Exact dates depend on course(s) selected

    Social sciences, Politics, Urban development, Writing, Literature, Economics, Music, Religion, Theatre

    Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin is one of the leading higher educational institutions in Germany and is situated in the unique and historical city of Berlin. The university offers an intense summer program for students from abroad, which gives students the opportunity to explore the university, the city and its inhabitants.

    Application closes when quota is reached

    Course fee: 630 Euros per course
    Apply before Early bird deadline of 15 Feb 2017 for discount of 50 Euros

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  • RWTH Aachen University
    Summer Schools

    Aachen, Germany

    a) Smart Electrical Power Systems: 5 Jun – 16 Jun 2017
    b) Automotive and Mobility Studies: 12 Jun - 7 Jul 2017
    c) Systematic Product Innovation: 12 Jun - 23 Jun 2017
    d) Sustainable Energy Technology: 19 Jun – 30 Jun 2017
    e) Mechatronic Systems Eng. & Product Innovation: 3 Jul - 14 Jul 2017
    f) Automation and Simulation: 10 Jul - 28 Jul 2017
    g) Geometry Processing for Digital Fabrication: 10 Jul – 28 Jul 2017
    h) Robotics for Future Industrial Applications: 7 Aug - 25 Aug 2017
    i) Production Technology meets Industry 4.0: 7 Aug - 25 Aug 2017
    j) German Engineering, Language and Culture: 14 Aug - 1 Sep 2017
    k) ACISS-Research Methods and Big Data Analytics: Jul - Sep 2017

    before 15 Mar 2016

    1,800-2,800 Euros
    Apply before 1 Mar 2017 for Early Bird discount of 10%

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  • Università Commerciale L. Bocconi
    Bocconi Summer School

    Milan, Italy

    3-21 Jul 2017 (3 weeks)

    Business, Economics

    In the heart of Milan, the Bocconi Summer School offers a three-week program entirely taught in English. Course curriculum includes company visits and teamwork on real-life business cases. The courses emphasize on teamwork, allowing you to meet, and learn from your peers.

    Six courses in the below subject areas:
    - Economics of European Union
    - Equity and Venture Capital Financing
    - Fashion and Design Management
    - International Business
    - Luxury Management
    - Sport Management

    31 Jan - 28 Apr 2017

    Program fee: 1,700 Euros
    Accommodation: 600 Euros

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  • Kyoto University
    Amgen Scholars Program

    Kyoto, Japan

    30 Jun - 24 Aug 2017

    Research in the sciences or engineering

    The Amgen Scholars Program at Kyoto University is eight weeks of intensive research in the sciences. Amgen Scholars will be assigned to one of several Kyoto University departments or interdisciplinary areas that traditionally support science and biotechnology research. These areas may include: biochemistry, bioengineering, biotechnology, chemistry, immunology, microbiology, molecular genetics, and neuroscience.

    In addition to full-time research, Amgen Scholars also take part in a variety of educational activities, including seminars and poster sessions.

    Amgen Scholars allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. 17 leading institutions across the US (for US students), Europe (for students in Europe) and Japan (open to students worldwide) currently host the summer program. Students based in Hong Kong are eligible to apply for the programs hosted in Japan.

    1 Nov 2016 - 1 Feb 2017

    The host institution provides financial support covering most of the cost.Click here for details.

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  • Kyushu University
    Asia in Today's World

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Fukuoka, Japan

    21 Jun - 5 Aug 2016

    Asian studies, Japaneses language

    Asia in Today's World (ATW) is a Japanese language & Asian studies summer program in English for university students in any major.

    ATW provides all the participants with a unique study opportunity by combining Asian Studies courses (ASC) and Japanese Language Courses (JLC). Broadening the knowledge and gaining deeper understanding about Japan and neighboring countries through ASC, students will be able to be aware of various sociocultural context of the Japanese language.

    before 29 Feb 2016

    Program fee: 91,800 JPY
    Accommodation: 150,000-240,000 JPY

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  • Sophia University
    Summer Session in Asian Studies

    Tokyo, Japan

    20 Jul - 11 Aug 2017 (3 weeks)

    Asian studies, Japanese studies

    Sophia University Summer Session in Asian Studies provides participants with the opportunity to study about Japan and explore the country's relation to Asia and the rest of the world. By studying at Yotsuya campus in the heart of Tokyo, students experience various aspects of Japanese culture and society, and witness the myriad ways in which all cultures of the world are reflected in the maze-like urban landscape of Tokyo.

    13 Feb - 12 May 2017

    Tuition: 175,000 JPY (excludes accommodation)

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  • The University of Tokyo
    Amgen Scholars Program

    Tokyo, Japan

    13 Jun - 10 Aug 2017

    Research in the sciences or engineering

    The Amgen Scholars Program at The University of Tokyo aims to provide undergraduate students from different countries (including some from Japan) who are committed to or who are considering a career in biology or related sciences and looking to continue to graduate studies, with eight weeks of biomedical research experience in the basic and translational sciences. Research experiences are being provided by faculty members of the Graduate School of Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, and the Institute of Industrial Science. By the end of their summer experience, students are expected to acquire knowledge and skills for conducting research. The students are also expected to extend their international friendship through the collaborative experiences. These experiences will help the students to develop future collaborations in many situations.

    In addition to full-time research, Amgen Scholars also take part in seminars, luncheons, and Japanese language and culture classes.

    Amgen Scholars allows undergraduates from across the globe to participate in cutting-edge research opportunities at world-class institutions. 17 leading institutions across the US (for US students), Europe (for students in Europe) and Japan (open to students worldwide) currently host the summer program. Students based in Hong Kong are eligible to apply for the programs hosted in Japan.

    1 Nov 2016 - 1 Feb 2017

    The host institution provides financial support covering most of the cost. Visit the program website for details.

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  • Waseda University
    Waseda Summer Session

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Tokyo, Japan

    27 Jun - 21 Jul 2016

    Japanese studies

    The Waseda Summer Session is a four-week summer session at the undergraduate level. Since starting in 2014, it welcomed international students from 76 universities in 18 different countries and regions around the world in 2015. Students take part in courses covering a variety of topics including business, culture, economics, history, literature and politics in the context of Japan and Asia. The courses are taught in English. Japanese classes are optional.

    1 Feb - 3 Apr 2016

    470,000 JPY (for 4 credits, 2 courses)
    33,800 JPY (additional for 1 credit optional Japanese course)
    - Above fee includes housing

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  • Tecnológico de Monterrey
    TEC Summer: Campus Ciudad de Mexico

    Mexico City, State of Mexico, Mexico

    29 May - 5 Jul 2017

    before 7 May 2017

    Social science, Innovation, Business, Social entrepreneurship, Spanish language

    Tecnológico de Monterrey is a multi-campus university. Campus Ciudad de Mexico is one of the campuses that offer a summer program.

    - Human rights and corruption
    - Innovation, development & negotiation
    - International marketing and public relations
    - Social entrepreneurship and corporate sustainability
    - Basic or intermediate Spanish

    Tuition: US$ 1000 per courese
    Housing: US$ 400 per month
    Insurance: US$ 181 per month

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  • Tecnológico de Monterrey
    TEC Summer: Campus Estado de Mexico

    Ciudad López Mateos, State of Mexico, Mexico

    29 May - 5 Jul 2017

    Business, Innovation and tech, Mexican culture, Spanish language

    Tecnológico de Monterrey is a multi-campus university. Campus Estatdo de Mexico is one of the campuses that offer a summer program.

    - Mexican culture
    - Group dynamics
    - Leadership for entrepreneurial development
    - Innovation, markets and technological development
    - Negotiation techniques and international trade
    - Basic or intermediate Spanish

    to be confirmed

    Tuition: US$ 1000 per course
    Housing: US$ 400 per month

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  • Tecnológico de Monterrey
    TEC Summer: Campus Queretaro

    Santiago de Querétaro, State of Querétaro, Mexico

    29 May - 5 Jul 2017

    Humanities, Mexican culture, Spanish language

    Tecnológico de Monterrey is a multi-campus university. Campus Querétaro is one of the campuses that offer a summer program.

    - Spanish for business
    - Mexican culture
    - Literature, cinema and culture
    - Sustainable development
    - Cultural and alternative tourism

    to be confirmed

    Tuition: US$ 1,950 (3 credits), US$ 2,950 (6 credits)

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  • Tecnológico de Monterrey
    TEC Summer: Campus Santa Fe

    Mexico City, State of Mexico, Mexico

    29 May - 5 Jul 2017


    Tecnológico de Monterrey is a multi-campus university. Campus Santa Fe is one of the campuses that offer a summer program.

    - Scholastic modeling
    - Intenrational financial consulting
    - Strategies for international marketing

    before 28 Apr 2017

    Tuition: US$ 1,100 (1 course), US$ 2,200 (2 courses)

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  • BI Norwegian Business School
    International Summer Programme

    Oslo, Norway

    26 Jun - 21 Jul 2017

    Intercultural management, Scandinavian perspectives

    BI Norwegian Business School offers a four-week summer course (10 ECTS) in Oslo, Norway.The course is Intercultural Management: a Scandinavian Perspective.

    Included in the programme:
    - Extensive exposure to Norwegian industries through guest lectures and company visits
    - Introduction to Norwegian life and society
    - Social and cultural activities

    before 1 Apr 2017

    Program fee: 1,530 Euros
    Accommodation: 660 Euros (Single room), 460 Euros (double room)
    Plus other miscellenous fees

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  • Higher School of Economics
    International Summer University HSE Moscow

    Moscow, Russia

    20 Jun - 20 Aug 2017

    Russian language, Russian studies, Science, Engineering, Business

    The Summer University at the HSE offers a broad interdisciplinary selection of courses. The Summer University is of particular interest to those who study International Relations, History, Political Science and other social sciences and humanities. Many of the courses, taught in English, focus on the politics, history, economics and culture of Russia and Eurasia. Based in Moscow, students can take optional modules at HSE campuses in St. Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod.

    Students can design your own study program (from 2 to 16 ECTS). Russian language courses at 5 levels are offered.

    before 1 May 2017

    Processing fee: 3000 RUB
    Tuition: US$150 per credit
    Accommodation: Approximately 500 RUB per month

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  • Nanyang Technological University
    GEM Trailblazer Summer


    Between May and July 2017, depending on track selected

    Chinese language, Entrepreneurship & innovation, Design & media, Technologies

    In the NTU summer programme, students can choose from 5 different tracks.

    Track 1: Chinese Language & Cultural Studies
    Track 2: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Asia
    Track 3: Creative Design & Media
    Track 4: Success in the Globalised Marketplace
    Track 5: New Technologies, New World

    10 Mar - 21 Apr 2017

    Tuition fees: SG$1,080-$2,160 (depends on Track selected)
    Other fees: SG$1,000
    - Above fees exclude accommodation

    SSCI and SENG students interested in this program should apply through your respective School for exchange places (tuition-waived).

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  • National University of Singapore
    Biodiversity Summer Programme


    5 weeks from end-Jun to end-Jul

    Biodiversity, Chinese language, Bahasa Indonesian language

    Capstone module: Students would read the module ‘Field Studies in Biodiversity’ which would include a 1-week field trip to the tropical island, Pulau Tioman, off East coast of Peninsular Malaysia where they would expect to experience unique tropical ecosystems such as rainforest, freshwater stream, mangroves and the coral reefs under the guidance of experienced field biologists.

    Learn another language: Students would take introductory courses in either Chinese or Indonesian language (which are amongst the top 14 languages spoken in the world).To learn a new language in 5 weeks, students would need to be prepared to invest time and effort (3-4 hours of classes daily, 5 days a week).

    Immerse in the culture of Singapore: Beyond studies, weekly trips and tours around our unique island “Singapore” would be organized for students to experience the fascinating culture, cuisine and sights of Singapore. By the end of the summer, you would be fully immersed in our multifaceted and multicultural city and as well as the Asian and Singaporean way of life.

    before 1 Mar

    to be confirmed

    SSCI students interested in this program should apply through your School for exchange places (tuition-waived).

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  • National University of Singapore
    FASStrack Asia


    19 Jun - 21 Jul 2017

    Chinese studies, South and Southeast Asian studies, Geography, Malay studies, Sociology

    FASStrack Asia comprises courses from the Faculty’s Asian Studies Di-vision, Humanities Division and the Social Sciences Division. Courses are focused on Asia, and some of these courses will feature a 5-9 days’ field trip to the country of study. The Centre for Language Studies will also offer relevant Asian language courses that will complement the field trips for a comprehensive learning experience and in-depth cultural immersion.

    FASStrack Asia will be based at the University Town (UTown for short) at NUS. This recent campus expansion of NUS is a high-tech, modern educational hub that integrates environmental-friendly building features with the learning, social and cultural aspects of the NUS community.

    Students take 2 courses, one of which can be a field trip courese.

    15 Dec 2016 - 15 Mar 2017

    Application fee: S$ 200
    Tuition: S$ 2590 per course
    Field trip (if chosen): S$ 1800-3500 (depends on destination)
    - Plus miscellenous fees

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  • Hanyang University (Seoul Campus)
    Hanyang International Summer School

    Seoul, South Korea

    3-28 Jul 2017

    Art and design
    Communication and media
    Economics and business
    International studies
    Korean studies and language
    Science and math
    Social studies

    Hanyang International Sumer School (HISS) was first established in 1997. Every year, HISS offers more than 100 courses that are all fully taught in English to international students from around the globe. In this 4-week program, students can follow up to 3 courses.

    4 Jan - 15 May 2017

    Application fee: 100,000 KRW
    Tuition: 2,900,000 KRW
    Optional housing: 500,000-800,000 KRW

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  • Konkuk University
    International Summer Program

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Seoul, South Korea

    Session 1: 4-15 Jul 2016
    Session 2: 18-29 Jul 2016

    Korean studies, Korean language

    The International Summer Program (ISP) at Konkuk University is a two-week-long summer program that provides a great opportunity for international students wishing to learn about Korea and experience its culture. The program is suitable for all students, but is particularly valuable to those having a general interest in Korea.

    before 31 May 2016

    Application fee: 60,000 KRW
    Program fee: 1,200,000 KRW
    Optional housing: 380,000 KRW (2 weeks), 770,000 KRW (4 weeks)

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  • Seoul National University
    International Summer Institute

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Seoul, South Korea

    29 Jun - 28 Jul 2016

    East Asian studies, Korean studies, Humanities, Social science, Business, Engineering

    The Seoul National University International Summer Institute is an intensive six-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 range of topics from the disciplines of all fields. SNU ISI presents a unique opportunity for students to experience academic life at Seoul National University, one of Korea’s most prestigious universities while immersing in Korean culture.

    1 Mar - 8 Jun 2016

    Application fee: 200,000 KRW
    Tuition: 1,200,000 KRW (1 course, 2 credits), 1,800,000 (1 course, 3 credits), 2,400,000 KRW (2 courses, 4 credits), 3,600,000 (2-3 courses, max 8 credits)
    Optional housing: 900,000 KRW

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  • Sungkyunkwan University
    International Summer Semester

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Seoul, South Korea

    27 Jun - 15 Jul 2016

    Business, Economics, Korean studies, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Social sciences

    The International Summer Semester (ISS) is a four week summer experience. By bringing together students and faculty from Korea and around the world, the ISS is not only academically stimulating; it also offers an opportunity to make new friends and discover Seoul and Korea.

    4 Feb - 10 Jun 2016

    Application fee: US$100
    Tuition: US$900 per course
    Cultural activity fee (mandatory): US$200
    Optional housing: US$600

    SENG students interested in this program should apply through SENG for exchange places (tuition-waived).

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  • Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Ulsan, South Korea

    28 Jun - 25 Jul 2016

    Korean language and studies, Research

    UNIST offers one of the world's most unique summer programs whereby students gain hands-on research internship experience in the latest scientific fields together with the opportunity to take summer courses and obtain fundamental Korean language skills. The 8-week program starts with a full 4-week cultural and language course followed by 4 weeks of scientific research. Students can choose Option 1 (both summer courses and research) or Option 2 (summer courses only).

    29 Dec 2015 - 20 Feb 2016

    Tuition (Korean language): 100,000 KRW
    Tuition (Globalization and Economy): 90,000 KRW
    Tuition (Communication with Korean culture): 90,000 KRW
    Housing: 300,000 KRW (4 weeks)

    Research internship: participants are eligible for a stipend of 800,000 KRW

    SSCI students interested in this program should apply through your School for exchange places (tuition-waived).

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  • Yonsei University
    Yonsei International Summer School

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Seoul, South Korea

    28 Jun - 3 Aug 2017

    Arts, culture and humanities, Korean studies, Management and economics, Social sciences, Korean language, East Asian studies, Science, technology and environment

    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.

    The 2017 program has been revamped in order to highlight growing interest in the arts, culture, and humanities while also offering cutting-edge classes in management and economics, global issues, history and social sciences, and science and technology.

    Participants have the option to undertake a Corporate Internship or a Research Internship.

    to be confirmed

    Application fee: 100,000 KRW
    Tuition: 3,600,000 KRW
    Optional housing: 900,000 KRW

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  • ESADE Business School
    International Summer Program

    Barcelona, Spain

    Choice of two program periods:
    Period 1: 5-30 Jun 2017
    Period 2: 3-28 Jul 2017

    A) International Business
    B) Entrepreneurship & Innovation
    C) Business Law
    D) Critical Thinking
    E) Global Governance & Geopolitics
    F) Spanish Language
    G) Barcelona Innovation Industries
    H) Intercultural Communication
    I) Technology for Entrepreneurs
    J) Innovation & Methodology

    The ESADE Summer School offers a English-taught, four-week program in Barcelona, Spain. The program helps participants to expand your global mindset, learn Spanish, and be in touch with entrepreneurs and social leaders from Europe and Latin America. In addition to the academic tracks, the program includes excursions, company visits, and meetings with corporate and social leaders

    before 21 Apr 2017

    The below fees include tuition and company visits. Accommodation excluded.
    8 weeks: 6,500 Euros
    6 weeks: 4,800 Euros
    4 weeks: 3,450 Euros
    2 weeks: 1,950 Euros
    Early bird discount: 180 Euros discount if apply before 21 Apr 2017
    Accommodatin: 180 Euros per week (Single room)

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  • University of Navarra
    Tecnun Summer School

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Pamplona, Spain

    Between 23 May and 29 Jul 2016
    Exact dates depend on course selected.

    A) Design and construction of microbots
    B) Renewable energy and energy efficiency
    C) Product design and development
    D) Engineering across cultures
    E) Entrepreneurship
    F) Spanish language & culture

    TECNUN, the School of Engineering at the University Navarra, in San Sebastian, Spain, is a private engineering school in Spain. The Summer School offers courses in engineering, taught in English, as well as courses related to Spanish language and culture. Students will have the opportunity to participate in cultural tours and company visits.

    before 20 Feb 2016

    Between 450-1050 Euros, depending on the course selected
    (Register before 20 Feb 2016 for 20% discount)
    Accommodation: 250-300 Euros per week (Double room)

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  • University of Geneva
    Geneva Summer Schools

    Geneva, Switzerland

    Jun - Aug 2017
    Exact dates depend on the course(s) selected

    Business, Social science, Human rights, International law

    The Geneva Summer Schools at the University of Geneva bring together an invaluable program of knowledge sharing between the professionals from international organizations and NGOs based in Geneva and the university community.

    - Children at the heart of human rights
    - Crowdsourcing sustianable development
    - Economics of climate change
    - Evaluating policy interventions
    - Global environment, energy and risk
    - Global health and human rights
    - Global and regional migration governance
    - Higher education in emergencies
    - Human rights, gender and alterity
    - International cultural heritage law
    - International law and international humanitarian law
    - Internet law
    - Submerged prehistoric landscapes
    - Understanding global governance
    - Understanding global law
    - Understanding humanitarian action
    - Understanding Islamist movements

    starting 1 Dec 2016

    Depends on the course(s) selected

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  • University of Zurich
    Zurich Biology Undergraduate Summer School

    Zurich, Switzerland

    1 Jul - 31 Aug 2017 (9 weeks)

    Life sciences

    The Zurich Biology Undergraduate Summer School (BUSS) gives undergraduate students in the Life Sciences the chance to perform a significant research project in one of the participating laboratories of the University of Zurich or the ETH Zurich. The BUSS is taught in English. Participation is open to all students during their Bachelor (BSc) studies. Besides the scientific and educational curricula, BUSS features an all inclusive three days retreat on the Swiss countryside, visits to Swiss research and science institutions, as well as a kick-off and closing event.

    The program accepts approximately 15-25 students to the program each summer. Students perform a research project in one of the research groups, under the guidance of the group leader, a postdoc, or a graduate student. Students participate in weekly research seminars, mentored journal clubs and tutorials.

    1 Dec 2016 - 31 Jan 2017

    The program will cover travel expenses and housing costs of participants from abroad.

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  • National Chiao Tung University
    NCTU Summer Program

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Hsinchu, Taiwan

    6 Jul - 5 Aug 2016

    Engineering, Business, Mandarin Chinese language, Taiwan studies, Science

    NCTU hosts a 4-week intensive summer program. There are four modules: Basic Professional, Mandarin language, Management, Culture.

    1 Feb - 17 Apr 2016

    - 1-credit course: NTD 2,400
    - 2-credit course: NTD 4,800
    - Mandarin course: NTD 4,800

    - NTD6,000-17,000 (depends on dorm type)

    SSCI students interested in this program should apply through your School for exchange places (tuition-waived).

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  • National Taiwan University
    NTU Summer +

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Taipei, Taiwan

    3 Jul - 30 Aug 2016
    Exact dates depend on course selected)

    Arts, Chinese studies, Engineering, Natural science, Social science, Law

    Plus Academy Summer + Programs enable students from all around the world to gain first-hand experience, college credits, and cultural exploration – all within an international setting based on academic and personal growth. Programs cover topics from Mandarin Chinese to agriculture, biotechnology, leadership, and economics.

    Depends on the course selected. Roughly before Mar 2016.

    Depends on the course selected.

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  • National Taiwan University
    Innovation & Entrepreneurship Summer Program

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Taipei, Taiwan

    4 Jul - 30 Jul 2016

    Innovation management, Entrepreneurship

    NTU’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Summer Program is a four-week program taught in English offered by the College of Management and provides students with a unique and exciting opportunity to study and learn in Taiwan. Students will obtain business knowledge and explore Asian economic trends as well as experience the management practices in Greater China. The program aims to help students turn theory into practice, ambition into purpose, and potential into achievement.

    In this course, focus is on the most recent trends in three key areas – exploring human value, formulating business strategy, and developing technology platform for innovation. The course utilizes lectures, case studies, group exercises, guest speeches, company visits, and a group project to facilitate learning. Through taking this course, students are expected to achieve the following two goals:

    - To develop a basic understanding of innovation management and relevant functional fields in business administration;
    - To acquire knowledge and hand-on experience on how to explore human value, how to formulate business strategy, and how to develop technology platform for innovation management and entrepreneurship.

    20 Feb - 30 Apr 2016

    Application fee: US$ 150
    Tuition fee: US$ 3,150
    - Above fee includes accommodation

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  • Universiteit Leiden
    Leiden Summer School

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Leiden, the Netherlands

    10-21 Jul 2017

    Languages, Linguistics

    The 2016 Summer School in Languages and Linguistics offers twelve different programs. All courses are taught in English. The courses of the Russian Program are taught in Russian. Active participation in a course stands for 2 ECTS.

    Course selection:
    A) Cuneiform programme
    B) Descriptive linguistics
    C) Germanic programme
    D) Indo-European advanced programme
    E) Indology programme
    F) Iranian programme
    G) Language documentation
    H) Papyrology programme
    I) Russian programme
    J) Semitic Programme

    before 13 May 2016

    1 course: 235 Euros
    2 courses: 390 Euros
    3 or 4 courses: 550 Euros
    Accommodation: 400 Euros (Shared room for two weeks)

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  • University of Amsterdam
    UvA Summer School

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    Jun-Aug 2017
    Exact dates depend on the course(s) selected

    Sciences, Humanities, Entrepreneurship, Dutch language

    At the UvA Summer School, you can pursue studies in a wide range of disciplines while enjoying one of the most culturally and intellectually vibrant cities of Western Europe – Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands.

    22 programs offered. Some of the programs include:
    - Amsterdam Creative City: Media, Art and Urban Culture
    - Computational Modelling & Cognitive Development
    - Cultures, Migrations, Borders
    - Digital Methods Summer School
    - Intensive Dutch summer course
    - New Venture Creation and Entrepreneurship
    - Migration and Integration: Refugees, Rights & Realities

    Rolling, with final deadline around March/April

    Depends on the course(s) selected
    Accommodation: 400 Euros (2 weeks, shared), 550 Euros (2 weeks, private)

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  • Tilburg University
    Tilburg University Summer School

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Tilburg, the Netherlands

    Jul - Aug 2016

    Social science, Dutch language, Spanish language

    Make the most of your summer by combining intensive academic summer courses, and an unique experience of meeting people from all over the world in the Netherlands.

    - Dealing with Cultural Diversity: Theory and Practice (6 ECTS)
    - Statelessness

    - Dutch, Intensive Summer Course (8 ECTS)
    - Spanish for Beginners Summer Course (4 ECTS)
    - Spanish for Intermediate Summer Course (4 ECTS)


    Depends on the selected course(s)

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  • Durham University
    International Summer School

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Durham, United Kingdom

    4-29 Jul 2016

    Social science, English language

    Durham University offers you a unique opportunity to experience the history, tradition and quality of one of the oldest and highest ranking universities in England. Located in the small and ancient City of Durham in the heart of North East England you will have the opportunity to experience life in a traditional British University. It is the third oldest university in England and one of the world’s leading centres of scholarship and learning. The International Summer School continues in this tradition offering you the opportunity to get ahead this summer with one of our short courses of intensive academic study.

    - Energy Transitions in Contemporary and Emerging Societies
    - English Language for Academic Purposes
    - From the Arab Spring to ISIS
    - The Northern Borders of Empire to the Making of the Middle Ages

    before 27 May 2016

    Course fees are £700 per week, a two week course is £1400 and a four week course is £2,800. Programme fees are inclusive of: tuition, accommodation, plus meals, full social programme including a weekend visit to London.

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  • The University of Exeter
    International Summer School

    2017 information to be confirmed

    The University of Exeter was granted its royal charter in 1955, but traces its origins to schools and colleges established over 150 years ago. Today, it is amongst the top 1 per cent of universities worldwide according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, the most influential global league table. It is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research intensive universities, and combine excellent teaching and world-leading research with stunning campuses.

    - Adapting Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT) to Improve Access to Psychological Therapies
    - Britain and the Making of the Modern World
    - Global Climate Change: Environment, Technology and Society
    - Global Enterprise
    - International Relations: Security, Conflict and Peace
    - Introduction to Accounting
    - Introduction to English Law
    - Preventative Medicine: Exercise and the Environment
    - Rethinking Shakespeare: Beyond the Bard
    - Tolkien on Page and Screen
    - Victorian Evolutions and Revolutions: Literature and Visual Culture

    2-23 Jul 2016

    13 May 2016

    The total cost for the programme, including tuition, accommodation, meals and social programme expenses, is between £2,320 and £2,570 depending on your choice of accommodation. If you apply before 1 March 2016 you will automatically be given 10% off your tuition fee.

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  • The University of Manchester
    European Summer Study programme

    The European Summer Study programme is the perfect introduction for recent non-European graduates and postgraduates of business, management and related disciplines as well as young managers who are aspiring to develop their career in international business management. It addresses the issues of the future development of Europe.

    The programme is delivered over five weeks in Manchester, Liverpool, Prague, Barcelona, Montpellier, Paris and London:
    - 2 weeks in UK, with first and last week in Manchester and a weekend in London
    - 3-5 days each in Czech Republic, Spain and France

    - The rationale behind the establishment of the EU
    - The institutions and decision making processes of the EU
    - Single market achievements and challenges
    - The Economic and Monetary Union
    - The financial crisis and its consequences
    - The challenges of European firms in the globalised economy
    - The challenges of foreign firms in the EU market
    - Doing business in the Czech Republic
    - The financial crisis in Spain
    - The French economic environment

    11 Jun - 15 Jul 2017

    before 1 Apr 2017

    4,900 GBP
    - Includes tuition, company visits, guided tours, air and coach transport during the course, bed and breakfast accommodation in twin rooms. Does not include transport to/from home country
    - Apply by 1 Apr 2017 to for 100 GBP discount

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  • University of Birmingham
    Birmingham International Summer School

    2017 information to be confirmed

    The Birmingham International Summer School offers you the chance to study in the Heart of England, at a top institution and a pioneering university. You will study exciting programmes taught by University of Birmingham teaching staff in one of the most beautiful campuses in the United Kingdom, while having the opportunity to meet new friends from different countries giving you a cultural and diverse study experience.

    - British Cultural Heritage
    - Biomedical Sciences: from Laboratory Bench to Hospital Bedside
    - Global Energy Systems: Powering the Future
    - Film & Media
    - Mathematical Finance & Financial Time Series Analysis

    18 Jul - 5 Aug 2016

    before 22 May 2016

    2,500 GBP
    - Includes tuition, self-catering accommodation, social events program
    - Apply before 31 Mar 2016 for discount of 150 GBP

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  • University of East Anglia
    International Summer School

    2017 information to be confirmed

    Imagine waking up in the beautiful countryside just minutes from a world-class city which provides students with the best of both worlds. Now you’re getting an idea of what life at UEA is like.

    Students will select one of the academic modules offered below. Modules are accredited at 20 UK credits (4-6 US credits or 10 ECTS credits). There is also an Additional 5 Credit option to increase the total credit award to 25 UK credits.

    - British Film and Television
    - Contemporary British Theatre
    - Creative Writing
    - Digital Animation
    - Future Medicine
    - Global Media and Communications Law
    - Intercultural Business Communication
    - International Accounting
    - International Business
    - Plague and Disease in the Medieval City
    - Psychological Research in Practice
    - Reading Shakespeare's England

    25 Jun - 22 Jul 2016

    Early application deadline: 31 Mar 2016

    2,495 GBP (before 31 Mar 2016)
    2,895 GBP (after 1 Apr 2016)
    - includes accommmodation, tuition, fieldtrips, social program

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  • University of Edinburgh
    Summer School

    The University of Edinburg has been changing the world for over 430 years. Today, it is one of the world's top 20 universities (QS World University Rankings). A summer in Edinburg puts you in the heart of the world's largest arts festival, held every August.

    A large number of courses are offered. Some sample courses are listed here:
    - Business Communication and Social Media
    - Business in the Arts
    - Debating International Relations
    - Developing Illustration Practice
    - Energy: Technologies and Transitions
    - Filmosophy: Film and Philosophy
    - Global Issues of Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance
    - Introduction to Entrepreneurship
    - The Power of Myth

    Two- to Four-week courses from Jun to Aug 2017
    - Schedule depends on course(s) selected

    Apply before 31 Mar 2017 for guaranteed accommodation

    - Depends on selected course(s) and accommodation type
    - Apply before 31 Jan 2017 for early bird discount of 10% off

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  • University of Leeds
    Leeds International Summer School

    Leeds International Summer School (LISS) offers you the opportunity to study at the University of Leeds and immerse yourself in British culture as part of an exciting four-week programme. Taking advantage of the vibrant, student friendly city of Leeds, and the rich history, culture and natural beauty of the area, the summer school combines world-class tuition with local knowledge, academic-related field trips, and a wide variety of social activities.

    Block 1: (select one)
    - Building Britain, 1700-1840: Industrial ‘Revolution’ or ‘Evolution'
    - Introduction to Robotics and Autonomous Systems
    - Wealth and Poverty: The Making of the Modern World
    - Creative Writing: Reinventing Tolkien
    - Business and Cultural Awareness: Bridging the Gap
    - The English Country House: A Social History
    - Music in Film

    Block 2: (select one)
    - British Literature and the Brontës
    - Heretics, Witches and Conspirators: A History of Fear, 1500-1700
    - Exploring the Law: Crime, Contracts and Legal Skills
    - Renewable Energy Systems: The Big Debate
    - Introduction to Digital Photography
    - Sport in the UK: Health and Performance Issues
    - Entrepreneurship and Society: Ideas, Opportunities and Value Creation

    1-30 Jul 2017


    2,995 GBP
    - Includes tuition, accommodation, field trips, excursions, social program
    - Submit by 3 Apr 2017 for 150 GBP discount

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  • University of Sussex
    International Summer School

    The University of Sussex offers a large range of interdisciplinary modules and small group teaching. The International Summer School provides an opportunity to meet and study with people from different countries and cultures, on a cosmopolitan campus. The University campus is on the edge of Brighton, located by the sea and one hour from London.

    - Anthropology
    - Art
    - Biology
    - Business and management
    - Chemistry
    - Economics
    - English
    - Film studies
    - Gender studies
    - Global studies
    - History
    - International relations
    - Media and popular culture
    - Medicine and health
    - Physics
    - Philosophy
    - Psychology
    - Sociology

    17 Jun - 10 Aug 2017

    1 Dec 2016 - 1 Apr 2017

    Tuition fee: 2,820 GBP (some modules have additional lab/field trip fee)
    Housing: 156 GBP/week
    Application fee: 150 GBP

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