Summer Schools

Our university has cooperative partnerships with more than 160 universities in 53 different countries. Some of our partner universities offer summer schools that cover a wide-range of themes. In addition to technical subject matter, the summer schools also offer a number of cultural events so that students can get to know their host country better. 

This is your chance to use your summer break to improve your personal and professional skills, improve a foreign language, meet people from all over the world, or simply get a closer look at a potential exchange university.

On this page, we have compiled some information about the various summer schools that are offered by our partner universities abroad. If you have any additional questions that are not answered below, please contact the partner university directly.

Summer Schools 2018

  • Belgien: Vrije Universiteit Brussel
    Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
    Summer 2018See individual programmesSee individual programmes

    Vrije Universiteit Brussel offers different summer schools. It is located in the heart of Europe, Brussels, the capital city. What better place to study EU-policy issues or what GDPR means in practice? VUB is at the core of ongoing and cutting edge developments in science and technology and it’s Biotech summer school, where technology meets biology, is a true winner for the 3rd year running.

    For further information see Link zu einer externen Seite here.

  • Finnland: University of Eastern Finland
    Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
    13.08.2018 - 24.08.2018 15.06.2018400 EUR for BTU students

    The University of Eastern Finland was formed through a merger of two formerly independent universities, the University of Joensuu and the University of Kuopio. The new University of Eastern Finland began to operate in January 2010. The four faculties of the UEF offer teaching in nearly 100 major subjects and degree programmes. The university's annual student intake is approximately 2,200 and the university attracts nearly 9,500 applications for admission every year.

    The Summer School will be more than just taking a course: it is an excellent opportunity to experience an innovative and international learning environment while creating new networks with your fellow students - and let's not forget about the opportunity to enjoy typical Finnish summer activities in beautiful lakeside surroundings.

    For further information see Link zu einer externen Seite here.

  • Great Britain: Glyndŵr University Wrexham
    Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
    02.07.2018 - 27.07.2018
    30.07.2018 - 24.08.2018
    04.05.2018

    15.06.2018
    1,800 GBP (academic and cultural programme, airport-transfers and accommodation)

    Wrexham Glyndŵr University is a British university with campuses at Wrexham, Northop and St Asaph in north-east Wales; and at Kingston upon Thames, London. It offers both undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, as well as professional courses. GU had 6,660 students in 2015/16. Formerly known as the North East Wales Institute of Higher Education (NEWI), it was granted full university status in 2008 after being a member of the University of Wales since 2004.

    The four week intensive English language and cultural studies programme offers 25 hours a week of guided learning opportunities at intermediate, upper intermediate and advanced levels of English. It is for students of any first language other than English who are looking for a short but intensive experience of studying English in Wales.

    For further information see Link zu einer externen Seite here.

  • Russia: Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University
    Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
    23.07.2018 – 10.08.2018Not specified2 weeks: ~ 615 Euros
    3 weeks: ~ 845 Euros
    (incl. tuition and excursions,
     without accommodation and meals)

    The Peter-The-Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University is one of the oldest technical universities of St. Petersburg and is considered as one of the most renowned technical universities of Russia. It has 28,000 students (of which 2,500 are international), 23 faculties and institutes, as well as 6 additional associated institutes outside the city.

    Four modules are on offer: Electrical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Turbomachinery, Oil & Gas in energy industry. Russian energy companies join the programme and organise special tours. All 4 groups will be involved in wide cultural program: Russian language & culture class, photocross around the city, visit to the Hermitage museum, boat trip across rivers and channels, trip to Peterhof Palace and many other additional activities.

    For further information see Link zu einer externen Seite here.

  • Russia: St. Petersburg, Electrotechnical University ETU
    Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
    02.07.2018 - 15.07.2018 01.06.2018360 Euros plus accommodation (11 Euros per day in student dormitory)

    ETU «LETI» International Summer Schools offers participants a unique opportunity to gain professional skills in a highly qualified academic environment and to enjoy the magnificent beauty of St. Petersburg. ETU «LETI» is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Russia with multi-applied study and research areas.

    Two programmes in English language are on offer:

    Summer School on Biomedical Engineering
    Summer School on Software Engineering

    For further information see Link zu einer externen Seite here.

    ETU «LETI» also invites you to take a one month intensive course in Russian which will be held from August 1st until August 26th, 2018 in the cultural capital of Russia.

    For further information see Link zu einer externen Seite here.

  • Russia: Ural State University of Economics
    Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
    02.09.2018 - 15.09.2018 15.06.2018600 EUR (academic and cultural programme, visa-support, airport-transfers, accommodation, meals)
    DAAD funding for German participants!

    The Ural State University of Economics (UrSUE) was founded on October 10, 1967 as the Sverdlovsk Institute of National Economy. Presently it is a large educational and research centre in Russia, a basic economic higher learning establishment of the Ural region which trains about 6000 students.

    The Eurasia Economic School is organized for students studying in the fields of economics, international relations, history and geography. Prospects for Eurasian integration processes between Russia and Germany and other countries, based on long history and traditions of industrial potential of the Ural region.

    For further information see Link zu einer externen Seite here.

  • Scotland: University of the West of Scotland
    Programme datesFees
    02.07.2018 - 10.08.20181.500 GBP (incl. all tuition fees, accommodation and social activities)

    The University of the West of Scotland, formerly the University of Paisley, can trace its roots to the late 19th century and has undergone numerous name changes and mergers over the last century, reflecting its gradual expansion throughout the west of Scotland region. Holding a regional reputation for vocational undergraduate and post-graduate courses the University currently has 15,555 students, with approximately 1300 staff, spread across seven faculties.

    UWS invites students from our international partner universities to live and study in Scotland for six weeks in July and August. The Summer School will be hosted at our Paisley Campus, on the edge of Glasgow.

    For further information see Link zu einer externen Seite here.