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Summer Schools

One of the best ways to spend your summer holidays is to attend a summer school program, which not only broadens your knowledge, lets you know more about people, new cultures and foreign languages but will also let you earn credits and have fun traveling to new places.

Here you will find what offers there are for you for this coming summer 2018:

ICN Business School

We would like to draw your attention to the Undergraduate Summer Program that is held annually at ICN Business School. The 2018 edition will be held from June 4th to July 1st, 2018.

Fast Facts:

  • 2 concentrations for students to choose from:

    • European Management
    • European Marketing & Management of Luxury

  • 5 Mandatory modules with educational visits:

    • European Institutions & French Perspective
    • Management & Business in Europe
    • Design Thinking & Innovation
    • German Economy & Perspectives on Business
    • Geopolitics and Future Challenges

  • 1 weeks on ICN’s campus in Metz
  • 1 week on ICN’s campus in Nancy
  • 1 week on ICN’s campus in Nuremberg, Germany
  • 3 days in Stuttgart
  • 3 days in Paris (new ICN campus!)
  • Company visits (Daimler factory in Stuttgart + in-company design workshop, Adidas headquarters in Bamberg, 1 company visit for each concentration in Nancy)
  • Visits to European institutions (European Commission in Brussels, Court of Justice in Luxembourg)
  • Students earn up to 10 ECTS credits

Cost for exchange students: 3 000 Euros (including tuition, shared accommodation, meals from Monday to Friday, company visits, cultural visits, transportation during the Program)

Deadline for application: March 15th, 2018

Contact: studyabroad@spam.icn-artem‎.‎com

University of Vic - Cologne Business School

Business Innovation Summer Program

During this program, taking place in Cologne and Barcelona, students will gain extensive insights into Business Innovation, Design Thinking, as well as Economic and Cross Cultural Management in Europe. This knowledge will be enforced through group products on exciting case studies and different company visits. Next to the academic aspect of the program, students will be able to explore the two countries and cities, as the BISP includes city tours, activities and free days, where students may explore the city on their own and have fun!

Date: 01-21 July 2018

Duration: 3 weeks (10 days Cologne & 10 days Barcelona)

Partner University Students fee: 2,950.00 € Early bird fee (before 18 March 2018): 3,100.00 €

Regular fee: 3,500.00 €

For more information on our summer school, please visit the website or contact us via email.

Kansai Gaidai University

We are pleased to inform you that application for the Asian Studies Summer Program 2018 at Kansai Gaidai University is now open.

This six-week program offers the combination of Japanese language course with lecture course in Asian Studies, which will lay a foundation for understanding Japan and its people. Field trips and student-organized activities will add interesting hands-on experiences to students’ learning.

Please find Asian Studies Summer Program Brochure, Application Form and Leaflet on our following homepage. Should you need further information regarding this program, please do not hesitate to send a message to‎.‎jp.

University of Geneva

The course program, which takes place since 1891, offers French courses during the summer in a unique environment and in the heart of the historic city. Every year we welcome many students from all over the world who want to improve their French.

Courses are given by highly qualified teaching staff. Courses in the morning are combined with a wide selection of readings and a broad cultural offer. Some sessions take three or six weeks and are offered for all levels of learners, from absolute beginners to advanced. In addition, a preparation program for the French intermediate level is offered at the university. These courses are open to all participants over the age of 17.

You will find all relevant information in this regard in the following PDF document.

For more information or to download the PDF document in other languages, please visit our website.

Nelson Mandela University

English Short Programs in South Africa

Nelson Mandela University has designed a set of short English programs for students that want to improve their English language skills, but only have a few weeks to spare.

Option 1 (Fixed):

  • Fixed Date: 23rd June - 21st July
  • 80 hours of English
  • Accommodation
  • Transportation in South Africa (on the formal program)
  • Orientation
  • Excursions related to academic content
  • 1 Week in Cape Town including lectures and excursions
  • Cost: $3500 per person
  • Minimum of 5 people

Option 2:

  • Basic English program 3 weeks (flexible dates)
  • 60 hours of English
  • Accommodation
  • Transportation in South Africa (on the formal program)
  • Orientation
  • 2 excursions in Port Elizabeth
  • Can customize

Provided for option 2 allowing you to add extra excursions (i.e. game drives, African drumming, cultural tours, outdoor adventures), community service, trips to Cape Town and other cities or additional lessons. We can also offer a variety of meal plans. Please discuss your individual needs with the program coordinator.

  • Cost: $1950 per person
  • Minimum of 5 people

For further questions or to apply for the programs please contact‎.‎za.

Summer University Namibia

VAEA, is an international operating non profit organization with the main goal of establishing sustainable exchange in the fields of culture and education between Europe, America and Southern Africa.

Southern Africa is one of the fastest growing regions in the world. Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Swaziland, Angola and Mozambique have impressive high economic growth rates over the last years. Natural resources, political stability and a high level of education are the key factors for the economic success of Namibia and the whole region. In the next years business contacts to Southern Africa will become more and more important for the economic growth in Europe and America. VAEA gives students from Africa, Europe and America the unique chance to gain international experience in different fields and to strengthen the friendship between the two regions and to help with this projects to ensure the prosperity of both regions.

VAEA will bring you from the 29.7.2018 to the 25.8.2018 to an unforgettable student experience to Namibia. Namibia is one of the most impressive travel destinations of the world. A fascinating desert landscape, a unique wildlife and numerous natural wonders waiting for you.

If you have any question about this program or need more information here you can contact us.

Go East - Summer Schools

Innerhalb der Initiative „Go East“ möchte der DAAD mehr Studierende aus Deutschland für Studien- und Forschungsaufenthalte in die Länder Mittel-, Südost- und Osteuropas sowie Südkaukasus und Zentralasien fördern. Um bereits beim akademischen Nachwuchs das Interesse zu wecken, fördert der DAAD deutsche Studierende, die an Sommerschulen im Go East Programm teilnehmen möchten. Diese Fortbildungsveranstaltungen werden jedes Jahr von Hochschulen der Region zu den verschiedensten Themen angeboten. Finanziert wird das Programm durch das Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF).

Ab dem 1.03.2018 ist es für Studierende möglich, sich an einer der 58 Sommerschulen in 21 Ländern zu bewerben: Albanien, Armenien, Aserbaidschan, Belarus, Bosnien und Herzegowina, Bulgarien, Estland, Georgien, Kasachstan, Kirgisistan, Lettland, Litauen, Moldau, Polen, Rumänien, Russland, Slowenien, Serbien, Tadschikistan, Ukraine, Usbekistan.

Das zweigleisige Bewerbungsverfahren sieht vor, dass Interessenten sich bei der Sommerschule um eine Zulassung und beim DAAD um ein Stipendium bewerben. Der Bewerbungsschluss im DAAD-Portal ist identisch mit dem Bewerbungsschluss der jeweiligen Sommerschule.

Weitere Informationen zum Programm sowie alle im Programm geförderten Sommerschulen finden Sie unter:

University of Split

University of Split, University Department of Professional Studies organizes Summer School for five courses in the area of business and administration, electrical engineering and mechanical engineering.

5 Courses:

  • Application Development For The Internet Of Things
  • Experience the Renewables
  • Implementation of Programmable Logic Controllers in the Process Control
  • Optoelectronics Based Measurements - Interferometry
  • Solving Linear Programming Problems Using Solver

The Summer School will take place in the summer period, from 3 to 7 September 2018, at Department of Professional Studies, Kopilica 21, Split, Croatia.

Brush up your skills in the fields of your interest, build up your knowledge and provide yourself the experience of studying in one of the best universities in Europe with accommodation, food and best programs guaranteed.

Registration deadline: July 1

Course fee: 300 €

Full course description:

Online registration form:

More information you can find on the following website:

JAMK University of Applied Sciences

JAMK University of Applied Sciences offers a selection of courses from several fields of study, introduced at:

  • The courses vary in length, therefore it’s important to check the timings carefully.
  • No tuition fee for students of our partner organizations
  • Administration fee varies between 200-500€ depending on the length of stay.
  • Deadline: 31 May 2018

Bucharest University of Economic Studies

The Bucharest University of Economic Studies and the Bucharest University of Economic Studies Students’ Union, through the Students’ Senate, with the scientific mentorship of the Marketing Faculty will organize this upcoming summer, between 12th and 26th of August 2018, the 14th edition of Bucharest Summer University, featuring the following theme: "Cultural Heritage: fostering Community Spirit and Sustainable Development".

Bucharest Summer University is a great opportunity for every student interested in studying abroad offering him/her the possibility to learn a lot of things about global economy and about our country. What this program offers is a two-week time full of interesting courses, amazing trips and unforgettable memories.

You may find more details about the possibilities of application or information about this project by accessing the official Bucharest Summer University website:  or by sending an e-mail at application@spam.bsu.ase‎.‎ro.

ASEF Summer University

The ASEF Summer University (ASEFSU) is a 2-week experiential learning journey and “Interdisciplinary Innovathon” where you can foster cross-cultural exchanges and networks with other youth from Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) Partner countries. The project offers you the unique opportunity to deepen your knowledge on contemporary issues and propose concrete solutions to societal challenges.

ASEFSU takes place annually, each year tackling a different theme of socio-political concern within Asia and Europe. By participating in ASEFSU you develop tangible results and daring proposals to pressing societal affairs, and, hence, make a positive impact within ASEM societies!

For more information, check the leaflet below.

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