Summer & Winter 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 2019

Turkey: BOĞAZIÇI University Istanbul
Programme DatesApplication deadlineFees
24.06.2019 – 09.08.201920.06.2019 (17:00)Application Fee: 110 USD or 575 TL Tuition Fee: 300 USD or 1560 TL


The BOĞAZIÇI University Istanbul is located near a major historic landmark, the fortress of Rumelihisar, built in 1451 in preparation of the siege of Constantinople by the Ottomans. Capital city of two world empires, Istanbul is one of the most fascinating historic cities in the world. Visiting the city, discovering its Byzantine and Ottoman heritage is a unique and unforgettable experience for students. Opera and ballet, theaters and concert halls, exhibitions, and international festivals of arts and film provide a rich and vibrant cultural life in the city throughout the year.

Boğaziçi University Summer Term is an intensive seven-week program offering a rich variety of courses in the social and natural sciences, humanities, engineering and technology. The medium of instruction is English (unless otherwise specified).

The program is a perfect occasion for foreign students to combine the pursuit of their own academic program with the discovery and experience of Turkish culture, society, and history through a wide range of courses, activities, and personal contacts.

Visiting students can take three courses.

For further information view:

Belgium: Vrije Universiteit Brussels (VUB)
Programme DatesApplication deadlineFees
Varies depending on the programVaries depending on the programSee website


The Vrije Universiteit Brussels offers various summer school programs this year:

Summer Schools 2019

  • Summer School on EU policy-making: analysing human security in today's EU
  • Summer School Biotech In Brussels: Where biology meets technology
  • International Summer School on Analytical Science, Metrology and Accreditation
  • W.A.T.E.R. - Workshop on Advanced Measurement Techniques and Experimental Research
  • 4th European Data Protection Law Summer School: Advancing (with) EU data protection

The VUB is located in the heart of Europe, Brussels, the capital city. What would be a better place to study EU-policy issues? 

The VUB is also at the core of ongoing and cutting edge developments in science and technology and the Biotech summer school, where technology meets biology, is a true winner for the 4th year running.

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Russia: SPbPU St. Petersburg
Programme DatesApplication deadlineFees
15.07.2019 - 02.08.2019
  (3 or 2 weeks)
for EU students 12.05.2019
for non-EU students
Regular Program fee:
  3 weeks: 870 EURO
2 weeks: 670 EURO
  Early Bird fee: (till 1st of May)
  3 weeks: 740 EURO
2 weeks: 540 EURO


Polytechnic Energy School

“Peter the Great Saint Petersburg Polytechnic University” in St. Petersburg offers summer schools this year for energy students.

The School provides the opportunity to attend intensive academic program with lectures, company visits (CHP / NPP, industrial companies) and workshops from Russian and International experts.

The Polytechnic Energy Schools address students of the following fields:

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Oil & Gas in Energy Industry
  • Turbomachinery

Moreover, the program offers a wide range of cultural and leisure activities, such as:

  • Boat City Tour
  • Picnic at the seashore of the Gulf of Finland
  • Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art
  • Russian language and culture class


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