Summer Programs

China – Hong Kong Baptist University Summer Programme 2017

Application deadline: March 31st 2017

Language of instruction: English

Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) offers up to 30 courses in the areas of Business, Communication, Economics, English, Film, Finance, History, Journalism, Marketing, Religion, Science and Sociology.


Czech Republic – University of Masaryk Summer Programme 2017 (May – July 2017)

Application deadline: Various

Language of instruction: English

The University of Masaryk offers various 3 – week special topics programmes in international politics and history. All programmes include weekly overnight field trips to cities such as Vienna, Krakow, Wroclaw, Budapest, Bratislava and Prague.


Ecuador - ESPE Summer School (July 2017)

Application Deadline: May 31st

Language of Instruction: English/Spanish

ESPE Summer School is an effort to create a new kind of internship between ESPE and the rest of academic institutions around the world.

ESPE invites you to feel, to discover, and to embrace the magic charm of Ecuador. You will meet our people, traditions and you will live incredible experiences during your trip. At the same time you will learn Spanish with specialized professors and with the permanent interaction with students of ESPE.


France – MiCEFA – Summer Program (July 2017)

Application deadline: March 1st 2017

Language of instruction: French

This program consists of classes that enable the students to function in a Francophone environment with an emphasis on oral comprehension and expression. Students will be exposed to newspapers, new programs, French as well as a review of basic skills (tenses, sentence structure etc.).


Finland - Haaga Helia Professional Summer School (August 2017)

Application Deadline: April 30th 

Language of Instruction: English

Open innovation is the stairway to excellence. As a student, you will now have an opportunity to create innovations together with other students, companies, public sector and the third sector.


Finland - Unviersity of Helsinki Summer School (August 2017)

Application deadline: May 31st

Language of Instruction: English

Hesinki Summer School offers courses that cover a wide range of academic fields and multidisciplinary topics. The courses organised by the University of Helsinki, a leading university, are designed to challenge and inspire you in a learning environment that promotes equality. 


Germany – Hessen International Summer Universities (June – August 2017)

Application deadlines vary

Language of instruction: English and German

The Hessen: ISU program is designed for students as well as for people working in the fields of politics, economics, engineering, law, culture, technology and media, who want to learn more about the German and European dimension of their respective subject and learn the German language or refresh their German by participating in an intensive language course. Depending on their language abilities, they can choose from different offers.


Germany - TU Darmstadt International Research Experience Program: IREP (July - August 2017)

Deadline: May 1st

Language of Instruction: English and German

Technische Universität Darmstadt has initiated a new short-term program that will run for the first time from July 16 to August 12, 2017, targeting undergraduate students from partner universities. The program is designed for undergraduate students with a profound interest in engineering, exploring German Engineering and to learn German. 


Germany - TU Berlin Summer School (June - August 2017)

Application Deadline: Deadlines vary, starting on May 12th

Language of Instruction: English

Summer is the best time to be a student in Berlin. We invite you to join us for an unforgettable experience. Take part in our unique academic and cultural program. Explore the campus of the TU Berlin in the heart of Germany's capital. Develop your skills while building an international network for your future. Start now! Live in a city like no other, and make Berlin your home for the summer - let Berlin inspire you!


Germany – University of Greifswald Summer School (July – October 2017)

Application deadline: May 31st 2017

Language of instruction: English and German

Greifswald Summer combines intensive German lessons at different levels and work groups with a diverse offer of cultural events and excursions. Become part of Greifswald’s International Community, improve your German and spend an unforgettable summer in Greifswald.


Iceland – Bifröst University Summer School (July 2017)

Application deadline: May 1st 2017

Language of instruction: English

The Summer School is located in the nature paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier, Students are accommodated in comfortable en-suite single rooms at the program’s beautiful campus on the shore of Lake Hreðarvatn.

The Three week program offers high level Leadership studies with emphasis on Leadership Training, Sustainability and Coporate Social Responsibility.


Japan – Kansai Gaidai University Summer Program 2017 (June/July 2017)

Application deadline: March 17th 2017

Language of Instruction: English

This six-week program offers introductory Japanese language and Asian Studies courses, supplemented with exciting cultural activities in Kyoto and Osaska organized by local students.


Mexico – TEC Summer School (May – July 2017)

Application deadline: April 7th, 2017

This program offers students a combination of business courses and Spanish language courses.


Mexico - University of Guadalajara Summer Spanish Language Program (June - July 2017)

Application deadline: June 12th, 2017

Language of instruction: Spanish 

The General Coordination for Cooperation and Internationalization (GCCI) at the University of Guadalajara (UDG) is offering a Summer Spanish Language Program to the Association of Public Land-grant Universities (APLU), which consists of 5 weeks with 60 hours of Spanish instruction, 20 hours of Mexican History and Culture class for Spanish learners, and 20 hours of a mix of reading and oral expression workshops, and 1-on-1 conversation activities with local students


Netherlands – VU Amsterdam Summer School (July – August 2017)

Application deadline: May 1st, 2017

Language of Instruction: English

The VU Amsterdam Summer School offers interactive small-scale courses (max. 25 students). Our courses are designed to provide an intensive, in-depth look at your topic of study. You will engage in discussions with a unique group of peers, from all parts of the world.


Norway – University of Oslo International Summer School (June – August 2017)

Deadline for scholarship applicants: February 1st, 2017

Application deadline: March 1st, 2017

Language of Instruction: English

The International Summer School (ISS) offers intensive Master’s and Bachelor’s courses each summer, from late June to late July.


Russia – Northern Arctic Federal University NArFU (June 2017)

Application deadline: April 20th, 2017

Language of Instruction: English

Summer school of Russian language and culture.


Singapore – Nanyang Technological University GEM Trailblazer Summer Programmes (May – July 2017)

Application deadline: March 10th, 2017 for Term 1, April 21st 2017 for Term 2

Language of instruction: English

NTU’s unique summer programme will bring you an education that prepares you for the new global reality. Be fascinated by the Asian cultural experiences and opportunities that await you as you get equipped with key entrepreneurial skills for venture into Asia, where more than 4.3 billion people live.


Sweden – Jonkoping International Business School (June 2017)

Application deadline: April 1st, 2017

Language of instruction: English

The Jönköping International Business School (JIBS) provides both undergraduate and graduate students with academic and applied knowledge, to experience an international environment and to provide knowledge of the Swedish culture through a rich programme of cultural and social activities. You will study exciting programmes taught by


United Kingdom – Birmingham International Summer School (July – August 2017)

Application deadline: May 1st 2017

Language of instruction: English

The Birmingham International Summer School has been designed to offer you an opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture of another country and to study in one of the most diverse cities in the UK. The 2017 Summer School is ideal for students based overseas who would like to experience studying abroad for a short period.


United Kingdom – ACU Commonwealth Summer School (August 5 – 13, 2017)

Application deadline: February 15th 2017

Language of instruction: English

The ACU Cmmonwealth Summer School – now in its seventh year – is an opportunity for talented university students from around the Commonwealth to come together for an exciting week of expert lectures, group work, field trips, skills development and social events.

For more information about these programs please visit the International Student and Study Abroad Centre during drop-in hours Tuesdays and Thursday from 1 - 4pm and Wednesdays from 9am - 12pm.