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 Office of Global Learning. 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 - 2019 Summer


  • University of Vienna
    Summer Program

    Strobl, Austria

    13 Jul - 10 Aug 2019

    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 2019

    Program fee: EUR 1,950
    Accommodation: EUR 1,742 (single room), EUR 1,438 (double room)

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

    Vienna, Austria

    8 - 26 Jul 2019
    29 Jul - 16 Aug 2019


    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-Credits.

    - Ethics and Diversity in the Workplace
    - International Human Resource Management
    - International Management - Contemporary Challenges and Managerial Responses
    - International Marketing
    - Negotiation Management

    15 Feb - 31 Mar 2019

    € 2,130

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  • McGill University
    International Summer Program

    Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    13 Jul - 11 Aug 2019

    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.

    Apply before 15 Apr 2019

    Program cost with accommodation: approx. CDN 10,011.68

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  • University of Alberta
    International Summer Program

    Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

    14 Jul - 2 Aug 2019

    Canadian studies, Entrepreneurship, Community Engagement

    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. The International Summer Program consists of morning academic lectures combined with afternoon workshops, ending with a final group project to encourage deeper reflection on their experiences.

    Deadline: 3 May 2019

    Application fee: CAD 150
    Program fee: CAD 3,800

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  • Middlebury College
    Environmental studies program

    Kunming and Dali, Mainland China

    Environmental studies

    Middlebury School of the Environment in Yunnan offers three required courses: Understanding Place, Sustainability Practicum and Environmental Analysis.

    The School of the Environment curriculum is designed to prepare students to effectively promote positive environmental change. Each student also participates in leadership training workshops, the topics of which are integrated into the course work. The program features nationally recognized faculty and environmental leaders from the US and China.

    7 Jun - 19 Jul 2019

    - Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis
    - Apply by 1 Mar 2019

    Application fee: USD 75
    Program cost: USD 9,735 (includes tuition, accommodation and two meals per day)

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  • Aarhus University
    AU Summer University

    Mainly in Aarhus, Denmark

    Term 1: 2 -19 Jul 2019
    Term 2: 2 Jul - 9 Aug 2019
    * Dates may vary by course

    Arts, Business and Economics, Media and Communication, Social Science and Law, Health, 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 2018 more than 1900 students participated in 66 courses.

    Apply before 15 Mar 2019

    Course fee: Exact fee for a course will be available in Jan 2019. A typical 5 ECTS point course business course will cost EUR 350 and EUR 800 for EU/EEA citizens and non-EU/EEA citizens respectively.

    Housing and living expenses (one month): Estimate EUR 860 - 940

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  • Copenhagen Business School
    International Summer University Programme

    Frederiksberg, Denmark

    25 Jun - 2 Aug 2019

    Business, Economics, Accounting, Finance, Communication, Marketing, Statistics, Strategy

    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.

    First round: 12 Feb 2019 at 12:00 CET - 19 Feb 2019 at 23:59 CET
    Second round: 26 Mar 2019 at 12:00 CET - 2 Apr 2019 at 23:59 CEST
    *Second round is for seats in the courses that are not fully booked.

    Tuition: DKK 10,500 per bachelor course

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  • University of Copenhagen
    International Summer Programme

    Copenhagen, Denmark

    Courses take place in June, 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

    The international summer courses are offered by the various faculties at the University of Copenhagen. 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 2019

    Depends on course(s) selected

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  • KEDGE Business School
    International Summer Schools

    KEDGE Business School offers 7 Summer School Packages: 3 in Bordeaux, 3 in Marseille and 1 in Toulon Each package includes 2 courses (10 ECTS credits), each with a unique mix of Business and Management courses alongside social activities, cultural trips and company visits every week. All courses are delivered in English.

    Bordeaux, Marseille, Toulon, France

    Bordeaux: 10 Jun - 19 Jul 2019 (6-week)
    Marseille: 10 Jun - 19 Jul 2019 (6-week)
    Toulon: 24 Jun - 5 Jul 2019 (2-week)

    Creative Process Management, Design Thinking, Marketing, Finance, Communication, Business Ethics, Supply Chain Management etc.

    Each package features 2 courses (5 ETCS per course / 10 ECTS per package), you can mix and match courses from different campuses.

    Package details can be found:

    Bordeaux: https://student.kedge.edu/programmes/summer-schools/summer-schools-in-bordeaux/programme

    Marseille: https://student.kedge.edu/programmes/summer-schools/summer-schools-in-marseille/programmes

    Toulon: https://student.kedge.edu/programmes/summer-schools/summer-schools-in-toulon/programmes

    Depends on number of course(s) selected

    To be announced

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  • EDHEC Business School
    Summer School: Globalising Europe

    Nice Campus, French Riviera

    18 Jun - 6 Jul 2018
    *Program dates for 2019 are not yet available


    The EDHEC Summer Programme will examine topics of key interest to business and economics students unfamiliar with European institutions, nations and the particular problems presented in constructing a European Union and at the same time, globalizing enterprises outside that union. Three focus courses acquaint participants with European business, economic challenges and the larger political and cultural framework that encapsulates the EEC.

    Topics covered:
    - Cross Cultural Challenges: European diversity
    - Comparative Business Models in Europe
    - European Institutions and Community Organisation

    Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer, Sociétés MANE (Châteauneuf, France)

    Before 14 May 2018
    *Application deadline for 2019 is not yet avaliable

    Tuition: € 3,500
    Service fee: € 500

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  • Campus Paris Eiffel
    Summer programs

    Paris, France

    2-26 Jul 2018
    *Program dates for 2019 are not yet available

    Business, Engineering, French Language, Political Science and International Relations

    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
    - HEIP - International Relations and Politics School

    French Language and Culture
    - Luxe à la Française, French Luxury (9 ECTS)
    - Comercio Internacional (9 ECTS)
    - Marketing (9 ECTS)
    - Project Management (9 ECTS)
    - Bring out your inner french (9 ECTS)

    - Augmented Virtual Reality (8 ECTS)
    - Operating Systems (8 ECTS)
    - Web Application Developement (8 ECTS)
    - Energy Transition (9 ECTS)
    - Energy Efficiency Renewable Energies (9 ECTS)
    - First Step in Creating an IoT Startup (8 ECTS)

    - Fashion, Luxury & Art Management (8 ECTS)
    - Doing Business in Europe (8 ECTS)
    - Digital Entrepreneurship in the New Economy (8 ECTS)

    Political Science and International Relations
    - Doing Diplomacy in Europe (10 ECTS)

    from Jan 2018 onwards
    *Application period for 2019 is not yet available

    Depends which program(s) you select

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  • HEC Paris
    Summer School

    Paris, France

    10 Jun - 19 Jul 2019
    Exact dates depends on the course(s) selected


    HEC Paris (Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Paris) offers a total of 10 intensive summer programs of 2-week duration each. Students can choose max 3 programs. 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.

    2019 program offerings are not yet available, below shows 2018 offerings for reference:

    - Entrepreneurship - The Start-up Studio
    - Fashion Management
    - Geopolitics, Globalization and Business Strategy
    - Inclusive and Social Business Strategies
    - International Finance
    - Investment Banking and International Corporate Finance
    - Luxury Management
    - Marketing of the Era of Digital Transformation
    - Mergers and Acquisitions
    - The Future of Energy

    Before 30 Jan 2018
    * Application deadline for 2019 is not yet available

    * Fee details for 2019 are not yet available, below shows 2018 fees for reference.

    Application fee: €30
    Program fee: €2,690 Euros (1 session), €4,970 Euros (2 sessions), €7,400 Euros (3 sessions)
    - Program fee includes on-campus accommodation

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  • IESEG School of Management
    International Summer Academy

    Paris, France

    1-26 Jul 2019

    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.

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    Before 15 May 2019

    EUR 3,190 (or EUR 2,650 without the French language course)
    - Includes French language course, tuition, hospitality package, administration fee

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  • Sciences Po
    Sciences Po Summer School

    Paris, France

    June session: 3-28 Jun 2019
    July session: 2-26 Jul 2019

    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.

    Choose between two academic tracks: social sciences or French language. Two separate four-week sessions during the months of June and July. Each session, students pick one core class from either academic track and, in addition, may choose to take an optional elective class.

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    Application deadline:
    June session: Apr 2019
    July session: May 2019

    Tuition for one session (4-week): EUR 2,400
    Tuition for two sessions (8-week): EUR 4,200
    - Fees exclude accommodation, elective courses and French language exams

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  • Université Grenoble Alpes

    Grenoble, France

    Depends on program you choose

    Biology, Biochemistry, Interdisciplinary, French language and culture

    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.

    Depends on program you choose

    Depends on program you choose

    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

    23 May - 30 Jul 2019

    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.

    Application period: 15 Dec 2018 - 15 Feb 2019

    EUR 1,950
    Includes accommodation, health insurance, public transportation ticket, cultural program and excursions etc.

    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

    11 - 28 Jun 2019


    The three week BSc & Msc session is divided into three main areas: the European System, European Industries and European Uniqueness in the World. Company visits and social activities will arranged for participants. All courses are taught in English.

    Early bird: until 1 Apr 2019
    Regular: until 29 Apr 2019
    Last minute: until 27 May 2019

    BSc & MSc session
    Early bird: EUR 3,000 (tuition) + EUR 400 (service fee)
    Regular: EUR 3,000 (tuition) + EUR 500 (service fee)
    Last minute: EUR 3,000 (tuition) + EUR 600 (service fee)
    Above fees exclude accommodation, meals

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  • Humboldt University
    Humboldt Summer University

    Berlin, Germany

    Jun-Aug 2018
    Exact dates depend on course(s) selected

    Social Sciences, Politics & Education, History & Culture, Metropolitan Studies & Urban Development, Religion, Ethics & Law, Language, Literature & Writing

    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 deadline varies from course to course, for more details please refer to the individual course pages. Quotas are limited.

    Course fee varies, depends on course(s) selected.

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  • Università Commerciale L. Bocconi
    Bocconi Summer School

    2019 information is not yet available

    Milan, Italy

    2 - 20 Jul 2018

    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.

    - Digital Marketing
    - Economics of European Union
    - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management
    - Equity and Venture Capital Financing
    - Fashion and Design Management
    - International Business
    - Luxury Management

    7 Feb - 26 Apr 2018

    € 1,700
    (Includes academic program, public transportation card, welcome coffee, weekdays lunch, a session of Italian language and culture, company visits and social activities)

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  • Kyoto University
    Amgen Scholars Program

    Kyoto, Japan

    11 Jun - 4 Aug 2019

    Research in the sciences or biotechnology

    The Amgen Scholars Program at Kyoto University is eight weeks of intensive research in 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 2018 (3pm Japan Standard Time) - 1 Feb 2019 (3pm Japan Standard Time)

    The host institution provides financial support covering most of the cost.
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  • Kyushu University
    Summer in Japan

    2019 program information is not yet available.

    Fukuoka, Japan

    25 Jun - 20 Jul 2018

    Japanese society and culture

    Summer in Japan (SIJ) is a 4-week, summertime, intensive study abroad program that Kyushu University offers for credit to students from around the world. Using English as the primary medium of instruction, SIJ aims to introduce, in an intensive and effective manner, those with entry-level knowledge about Japan to its contemporary society and culture through offering traditional in-class academic coursework and a variety of off-campus activities for experiential learning.

    before 28 Feb 2018

    JPY 170,000 includes tuition, accommodation, activity fees and administrative fee.

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  • The University of Tokyo
    Amgen Scholars Program

    Tokyo, Japan

    10 Jun - 5 Aug 2019

    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, Japanese language and culture classes and excursions.

    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 Feb 2019 (15:00 Japan Standard Time=UTC+9:00)

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

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  • The University of Tokyo
    The University of Tokyo Summer Internship Program

    2019 information is not yet available

    Tokyo, Japan

    Program A: 4 Jun - 13 Jul 2018

    Program B: 25 Jun - 3 Aug 2018

    Research in the area of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, International Studies, Materials Sciences, Advanced Energy, Ocean Science, Physics and Sustainability Science Studies.  

    UTSIP Kashiwa, initiated by the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences in 2013, provides a hands-on research internship program in the departments of Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Studies, Information Technology, International Studies, Materials Sciences, Advanced Energy, Ocean Science, Physics and Sustainability Science Studies.

    4 Jan 2018 (5pm Japan time)

    Participation fee: JPY 50,000
    Financial aid: Click here

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  • Waseda University
    Waseda Summer Session

    2019 information is not yet available

    Tokyo, Japan

    25 Jun - 19 Jul 2018

    Business, culture, economics, history, politics, literature and art

    The Waseda Summer Session is a four-week summer session at the undergraduate level. Since starting in 2014, it welcomed international students from 70 universities in 13 different countries and regions around the world in 2017. The courses are taught in English. Japanese classes are optional.

    1 Mar - 1 Apr 2018

    Tuition: JPY 490,000
    (Tuition includes 2 courses, housing, airport pickup service, domestic insurance, field trip to Nikko, administration & miscellaneous chage)

    Optional Japanese course: JPY 36,400

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  • Tecnológico de Monterrey
    TEC Summer: Campus Ciudad de Mexico

    2018 information to be confirmed.

    Ciudad López Mateos, 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$ 200-500 (average)
    Insurance: US$ 181 per month

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  • Tecnológico de Monterrey
    TEC Summer: Campus Estado de Mexico

    2018 information to be confirmed.

    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

    2018 information to be confirmed.

    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

    2018 information to be confirmed.

    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

    2019 information is not yet available

    Oslo, Norway

    25 Jun - 20 Jul 2018

    Intercultural management, Digital Transformation

    BI Norwegian Business School offers a four-week summer course (12 ECTS) in Oslo, Norway.

    - Lectures on Intercultural Management and Digital Transformation by highly qualified BI faculty members
    - An Introduction to Norwegian Life and Society in cooperation with the University of Oslo 
    - Insight into Norwegian industries through guest lectures and company visits
    - Social and cultural activities

    before 1 Apr 2018

    Depends on which course you apply.
    Click here for fee information.

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  • Nanyang Technological University
    GEM Trailblazer Summer


    Between July and August 2019, depending on track selected

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

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

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

    15 Feb - 19 Apr 2019

    Tuition fee: SGD 2,850/ 3 or 4 academic unit course
    Programme fee: SGD 3,900 or 6,750 (depends on number of course you take)
    Registration fee: SGD 150
    Administrative fee: SGD 900

    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

    2019 information to be confirmed.


    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

    2019 information is not yet available


    25 Jun - 27 Jul 2018

    Chinese studies, South and Southeast Asian studies, Geography, Malay studies, Sociology, Public health, Korean language

    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 can take up to 2 courses, including one that offers an extended overseas field trip. Other courses may also offer local day trips in Singapore or to nearby overseas location over the weekend in order to facilitate experiential learning outside the classroom.

    15 Dec 2017 - 15 Mar 2018

    Application fee: SGD 200
    Tuition: SGD 2,965 per course
    Mandatory miscellaneous fees: SGD 35.7
    Overseas field trip (if chosen): SGD 1,800-2,000 (depends on destination)

    Students who apply by 15 February 2018 will enjoy the early bird application fees of SGD 100.

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  • Konkuk University
    International Summer Program

    2019 information is not yet available

    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 Program

    2019 information is not yet available

    Seoul, South Korea

    26 Jun - 27 Jul 2018

    Korean studies
    International & East Asian studies
    Economics & business
    Engineering & life sciences
    Music & fine arts
    Korean language

    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 - 7 Jun 2018
    Early application: 4 Apr 2018

    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), 3,000,000 KRW* (2 courses, 5 credits), 3,600,000** (2-3 courses, max 8 credits)
    Optional housing: 900,000 KRW
    Optionla field trip: 300,000 KRW

    *Application fee waived
    **Application fee waived+ Free field trip

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  • Sungkyunkwan University
    International Summer Semester

    2019 information is not yet available

    Seoul, South Korea

    25 Jun - 20 Jul 2018

    Business and management, Data science and mathematics, Economics, Engineering and computer science, Korean language and Korean studies, Social science

    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. Non-SKKU students can take a maximum of three courses.

    23 Jan - 9 Jun 2018

    Application fee: 100,000 KRW
    Course tuition and extra curricular activities: 1,400,000 KRW (1 course), 2,400,000 KRW (2-3 courses)
    Optional housing: 650,000 KRW

    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

    2019 information is not yet available

    Ulsan, South Korea

    25 Jun - 17 Aug 2018 (8-week)

    Korean language and studies, Liberal arts, 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).

    1 Jan - 28 Feb 2018

    Course fee (Korean language): 100,000 KRW
    Course fee (Liberal arts): 90,000 KRW/course
    Culture experience: 200,000 KRW
    Housing: 500,000 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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  • University of Navarra
    Summer Program

    2019 information is not yet available


    The 2018 Summer Program will be held from 21 May to 27 Jul 2018. It consists of various modules and courses.


    Module 1: Engineering Courses - A: 21 May - 1 Jun
    Different 2-week Technical Courses will be taught by TECNUN and invited lecturers from partner universities. All courses will be taught in English. (2 ECTS).
    Module 2: Spanish Language and Culture – Summer Session 1: 4 -22 Jun
    This course will be taught at the University of Navarra's campus in Pamplona at the University of Navarra's Spanish Language and Culture Institute (ILCE).

    Module 3: Engineering Courses - B: 25 Jun - 6 Jul

    Several 2-week Technical Courses will be taught by TECNUN and invited lecturers from partner universities. All courses will be taught in English. (2ECTS).
    Module 4: Spanish Language and Culture Course - Summer Session 2: 9-27 Jul

    This course will be taught at the IESE Business School - University of Navarra campus in Barcelona by the University of Navarra Spanish Language and Culture Institute (ILCE).

    San Sebastian/ Barcelona/ Pamplona, Spain

    Between 21 May and 27 Jul 2018
    Exact dates depend on module selected.

    A) Design and construction of microbots
    B) Renewable energy and energy efficiency
    C) Product design and development
    D) Engineering across cultures
    E) Bioengineering
    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.


    Module 1: 23 Apr 2018

    Module 2:1 Apr 2018

    Module 3: 29 May 2018

    Module 4: 1 May 2018

    Between €450 to €1970, depending on the module selected

    Accommodation: €250 - €390 per week (Double room)

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  • ESADE Business School
    International Summer Programme

    Barcelona, Spain

    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.

    Choice of two program periods:

    Period 1: 3-28 Jun 2019
    Period 2: 1-26 Jul 2019

    *Possibility to assist 2, 4, 6 or 8 weeks.

    Core Tracks:
    A) International Business
    B) Entrepreneurship & Innovation
    C) Business Law
    D) Critical Thinking

    Elective Tracks:
    E) Understanding Geopolitics
    F) Spanish Language and Culture
    G) Barcelona Innovation Industries
    H) Effective Interpersonal Communication
    I) Digital World
    J) Innovation & Methodology
    K) English for Business Communication

    Registration deadline:
    Period 1: 10 May 2019
    Period 2: 7 Jun 2019

    The below fees include tuition, company visits and cultural activities.

    8 weeks: EUR 5,600
    6 weeks: EUR 4,800
    4 weeks: EUR 3,550
    2 weeks: EUR 2,000

    Early bird discount: EUR 200 discount if complete payment before 19 Apr 2019 (only applications of 4, 6 or 8 weeks)

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  • University of Geneva
    Geneva Summer Schools

    Geneva, Switzerland

    Jun - Jul/Aug 2018
    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
    - Global and regional migration governance
    - Human rights, gender and alterity
    - International cultural heritage law
    - International law and international humanitarian law
    - Internet law
    - Prejudice, discrimination, and the diversity challenge
    - Sustainable Futures

    Early bird deadline: 15 Feb 2018 (for some coures only)
    Final deadline: 15 Apr 2018

    Depends on the course(s) selected

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  • University of Zurich
    International Biology Undergraduate Summer School Zurich

    Zurich, Switzerland

    1 Jul - 31 Aug 2019 (9-week)

    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.

    Deadline: 1 Mar 2019

     2019 cost information is not yet available

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  • National Chiao Tung University
    NCTU Summer Program

    2019 information to be confirmed

    Hsinchu, Taiwan

    23 Jul - 17 Aug 2018

    Engineering, Language, Taiwan studies, Science, Literature

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

    Deadline: 8 Apr 2018

    Application fee: NTD 5,000

    Program fees: NTD 40,000

    - NTD 6,000-9,500 (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 +

    2019 information is not yet available

    Taipei, Taiwan

    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 31 Mar 2018

    Depends on the course selected.

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  • National Taiwan University
    Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Sustainability Summer Program

    Taipei, Taiwan

    8 Jul - 3 Aug 2019 (4-week)

    Innovation management, Entrepreneurship, Taiwan Musical Culture

    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.

    2019 courses offered: Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship from an Asian Perspective (3 credits), Discovering Taiwan through Musical Culture: Tradition and Innovation (1 credit)

    10 Jan - 30 Apr 2019

    Application fee: TWD 4,500
    Program fee: TWD 109,500 (TWD 94,500 for early bird applicants who apply by 31 Mar 2019)

    The program fee includes tuition, lecture materials, airport transportation service, orientation, accommodation, travel insurance, cultural events, company visits and field trips.

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  • Universiteit Leiden
    Leiden Summer School

    2019 information is not yet available

    Leiden, the Netherlands

    Jun - Sep 2018 (Depends on course taken)

    Archaeology, Languages & Linguistics, Law, Medicine, Peace & Justice, Performing Arts, Science

    Leiden Summer School offers 16 different programs. The courses vary from three days to three weeks.

    Exact deadline depend on the course(s) selected

    Exact dates depend on the course(s) selected

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  • University of Amsterdam
    UvA Summer School

    Amsterdam, the Netherlands

    Jun-Aug 2019
    Exact dates depend on the course(s) selected

    Sciences, Humanities, Entrepreneurship, Dutch language, Anthropology etc.

    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. Programmes range from the sciences to the humanities, and many are interdisciplinary. UvA Summer Schol offers a variety of summer programmes taught in Dutch.

    28 programs offered in 2019.

    Application deadline, procedures and entry requirements differ for each summer course.

    Tuition and housing fee depends on the course(s) selected.

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  • Tilburg University
    Tilburg University Summer School

    2019 information is not yet available

    Tilburg, the Netherlands

    2 Jul - 10 Aug 2018

    Social science, Business, 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.

    Tilburg offers a broad renge of courses in the fields of Economics and Management, Humanities, Law, Theology and Social and Behavioral Sciences.

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

    To be confirmed

    Depends on the selected course(s)

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  • Durham University
    International Summer School

    2018 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

    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.

    International Summer School programme offers a variety of subject choices taken from across different colleges of the University of Exeter. Students can take either session or both.

    Included within the price of the International Summer School is on campus accommodation and a varied and exciting social programme including day trips to areas such as the beautiful St Ives and fascinating city of Bath. The social programme also includes evening activities and other optional day trips and activities on and off campus. All transport for the social programme as well as airport meet and greet and transfer is included in the programme.

    Each course is worth 7.5 ECTS credits:

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

    Session 1: 26 Jun - 20 Jul 2019
    Session 2: 20 Jul - 10 Aug 2019

    Application deadline: TBC

    The total session fee is between GBP 2,400 and 4,500 depending on the number of session you will join.

    Early-bird discount of GBP 200 will be applicable to you if you have registered your interest on our website prior to the opening of the program application window.

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  • The University of Manchester
    Manchester International Summer School

    The three-week program is a multi-disciplinary course which explores British culture and history throught the prism of Manchester and its region. Each week you will have a one-day field trip relating to your chosen unit. You will also be invited to a tour of Manchester city centre and a traditional afternoon tea during the summer programme.

    Over the three weeks you can choose from a selection of classes. Some classes may change, but you can refer below to get an idea of what to expect:

    - From Romanticism to Modernism
    - The 'Real‘ Downtown Abbey
    - The Brontes
    - The Beatles
    - Worlds of Sports
    - Mdeicine, Modernity and Manchester
    - Manchester - Melting Pot of Faiths
    - Imagine: People Building Peace
    - Back to the Future: Manchester and Techno-Science

    7 - 26 Jul 2019

    Application opens on 2 Jan 2019

    Tuition: GBP 1,600 (covers teaching, assessment, field trips, airport collection and selected social activities)

    Accommodation: GBP 400-550 (depends on room selected)

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  • University of Birmingham
    Birmingham International Summer School

    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.

    - Biomedical Sciences: from Laboratory Bench to Hospital Bedside
    - British Cultural Heritage
    - Film & Media
    - Theory and Practive of Global Politics
    - Global Environmental Issues
    - Mathematical Finance & Financial Time Series Analysis

    15 Jul - 2 Aug 2019

    - Early Application discount deadline: 20 Mar 2019
    - Application deadline: 22 Apr 2019
    - Payment Deadline: 6 May 2019

    GBP 2,500
    - Includes tuition, self-catering accommodation, social events program
    - Apply before 20 Mar 2019 for discount of GBP 150

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  • University of East Anglia
    International Summer School

    2019 information is not yet available

    Experience life on UEA's campus at a UK top 15 university and join social programme that helps you to embrace the vibrant atmosphere of Norwich, as well as discover the beauty of England's coast and countryside.

    Students will select one of the academic modules offered below. Modules are all taught by UEA academics and comprised of a number of different elements including: lectures, seminars/tutorials, workshops, lab work, and studio time. All courses will be taught in English.

    - Additional Credit: Personal and Professional Development
    - Branding, Advertising and Digital Marketing
    - Creative Writing
    - Digital Animation: Creating a 3D Computer Generated Movie
    - Emerging Financing Models in a Dynamic World
    - Global Media and Communications Law
    - Ishibashi Foundation Summer School in Japanese Arts and Cultural Heritage
    - Japan Orientation
    - Modern Conflict Archaeology and the Friendly Invasion
    - Reading Shakespeare's England
    - Religion and Rebellion: Medieval East Anglia

    30 Jun - 28 Jul 2018

    1 May 2018

    £2,895 GBP (before 31 Mar 2018)
    £3,095 GBP (after 31 Mar 2018)
    - includes items listed here

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  • University of Edinburgh
    Summer School

    2019 information is not yet available

    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.

    The Program offers a range of credit and non-credit options. Some sample courses are listed here:

    - Architecture and Urban Design
    - Business Communications and Social Media
    - Culture and Society in the Scottish Enlightenment
    - Debating International Relations
    - Edinburgh City of Literature
    - Film Studies and the Edinburgh International Film Festival
    - Introduction to Sociology
    - Learning Across the Curriculum: On Foot Through Edinburgh
    - The Global Impact of Sport
    - The Scottish Enlightenment in Context

    Two- to Four-week courses from 4 Jun to 10 Aug 2018
    - Schedule depends on course(s) selected
    - Click here for the course schedule

    Apply before 31 Mar 2018 for guaranteed accommodation

    - Depends on selected course(s) and accommodation type

    - All fee packages include tuition costs, the social programme, and your chosen accommodation option.

    - Apply before 31 Jan 2018 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.

    The Leeds International Summer School runs for four weeks and comprises two modules, each lasting two weeks. Each module is worth 10 Leeds credits so by completing the four-week programme you will receive 20 Leeds credits, equivalent to six US or 10 ECTS credits. You must attend for the full four weeks.

    There is a choice of modules in each block — when you apply you should select one module from each block. CLICK HERE for module choices.

    6 Jul - 3 Aug 2019

    Application deadline: 1 May 2019

    Eligibility and application procedures: 


    GBP 3,145

    - Includes tuition, accommodation, breakfast and lunch (Mon-Fri), module field trips, weekend excursions, social program, sports centre membership
    - Submit by 1 Apr 2019 for GBP 150 discount

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  • University of Sussex
    International Summer School

    2019 information is not yet available

    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.

    An International Summer School module is a self-contained, formally structured credit-bearing unit of study, each has its own learning outcomes and assessment criteria. Each module carries 15 credits and lasts for four weeks. Since the standard annual load for a Sussex student is 120 credits, this means that each module is equivalent to four semester hours or 7.5 ECTS credits. You can take only one module per session.

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    Session 1 (first four-week session): 25 Jun - 20 Jul 2018

    Session 2 (second four-week session): 23 Jul - 17 Aug 2018

    3 Apr 2018

    Tuition fee: £1,597 (4-week) /£2,962 (8-week) (some modules have additional lab/field trip fee)
    Housing: £165 /week
    Application fee: £200

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  • Boston University
    Boston University Summer Term

    Boston, United States

    1 Jul - 9 Aug 2019 (6 weeks)

    Science and Engineering, Business, Communication and Languages, Humanities and Social Sciences, Fine Arts

    Boston University offered its first summer course in 1915. BU Summer Term provides challenging college summer programs for undergraduate and graduate college students. More than 700 courses are on offer. Students will choose 2 Summer Term courses in the six-week summer session.

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