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.

Winter Schools 2018-2019

China: Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT)
Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
February - June 201931.12.20183000 USD
including application fee, accommodation (on-campus and internship site), insurance, transportation and tickets of culture tours, materials of Chinese culture classes.
Scholarship possibility: check the website of BTI

BIT 2019 International Semester

"Beijing Institute of Technology (BIT) is one of the top science and technology universities in China which offers a high-level education for degree and language study. With many strong and prestigious science and technology programs to choose from, you will receive quality education. School of Mechanical Engineering (SME), as one of the schools who have the longest history and the largest scale, is playing a leading role in mechanical engineering in China."

For further information see here.

Russia: ETU St. Petersburg
Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
21.01.2019 – 05.02.201925.12.2018 - No visa is required/the applicant is in possession of a Russian visa
15.12.2018 - European Union citizens
20.11.2018 - A Russian visa is required
25000 RUR
(∼320-330 Euro)
includes training, excursion program, study materials, migration support.

Saint-Petersburg Electrotechnical University ETU "LETI" is one of the world's largest education centers specializing in radio engineering, electrical engineering, electronics and computer science. Our university is located in the historic center of Saint Petersburg. St. Petersburg is a city and a federal subject of Russia. With a population of 5 Million St. Petersburg is the northernmost city among the cities of the world with over one million people. St. Petersburg is considered to be the cultural capital of Russia. The Historic Centre of St. Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments constitute a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The City has a wide range of museums, theatres, concerts, cinemas, galleries and exhibitions.

Die ETU offers Winter Schools in English for mostly technical studies:

  • Automation & Mechatronics
  • Industrial Software Engineering for Robotics and the Internet of Things
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Renewable energy
  • Laser & Optical Measurements
  • Intercultural Communication in Business
  • History of Russian Revolution in Saint Petersburg 1900-1917.

For further information see here.

Russia: Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University
Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
18.02.2019 - 01.03.201910.01.2019 - No visa is required / EU-Citizen
10.12.2018 - non EU-Citizen
360 Euro

Russian Language & Culture - Winter School

Would you like to improve your Russian language skills, learn more about the Russian culture and spend unforgettable winter holidays in the magic city of Saint-Petersburg? Join this winter school!

Within this winter program you will obtain or improve your Russian language skills, learn more about our history and art and see the world-famous cultural treasures of the city with your own eyes.

For further information see here.

Sommer Schools 2019

Brasil: UFMG Summer School
Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
July 2019See PDFSee PDF

UFMG Summer School

"The UFMG Summer School on Brazilian Studies intends to give students from all over the world an understanding of key aspects of Brazil from distinct perspectives.

The instructors are professors from UFMG (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais), a leading Brazilian university, recently ranked 9th for best higher education institutions in Latin America by Britain’s Times Higher Education."

For further information see here.

England: UCL London
Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
Session 1:
01.07.19 - 19.07.19
Session 2:
22.07.19 – 09.08.19
01.03.2019For one session (Session 1 or 2):   (3 weeks, 1 module) £1,995
For two sessions (Session 1 and 2):
(6 Wochen, 2 modules) £3,600

Based in the heart of London, UCL is ranked in the top ten universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2019). The academic specialisms cover most subjects, from the arts and social sciences to engineering and physical sciences. The innovative focus on interdisciplinary study to examine global issues is extraordinary.

The UCL Summer School gives you the chance to study in London for three or six weeks over the UK summer and gain credit towards your degree programme.

During the UCL Summer School students have plenty of time to explore London and the near-endless range of attractions and activities to be enjoyed. The city’s social calendar is at its peak over the summer and includes a wide range of cultural and sporting events as well as festivals, exhibitions, markets, concerts, lectures, talks and tours. UCL’s central location in the heart of the city is the perfect base from which to explore.

For further information see here.

Russia: Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University
Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
15.04.2019 - 26.04.201905.03.2019 - No visa is required / EU-Citizen
05.02.2019 - non EU-Citizen
450 Euro

Easter vacations in St. Petersburg

We offer you to spend unforgettable Easter Vacations in St.Petersburg. Spring is a perfect time for combining efficient studies in one of the largest centers of teaching Russian as a foreign language with appreciating the beauty of the city, before the tourist rush of summer.

Study process is enhanced with speaking clubs, cases, group work, self study and field trips to the world famous museums (visits to the Hermitage are a part of the program).

SPbPU has long-term cooperation with the largest universities of Europe, Asia, Northern and Southern America. The program is developed in accordance with the international standards and can be recognized as a period of study abroad.

For further information see here.

Thailand: Siam Technology College
Programme datesApplication deadlineFees
11.08.19 - 31.08.1931.05.2019€1.950
5% discount for groups of 5 and more people who apply as a group

In this 21-day academic program across the different regions of Thailand, you gain hands-on learning experiences guided by seasoned business practitioners focusing on applicable knowledge in the fields of entrepreneurial thinking and crosscultural management.
Included are lectures, company visits, accommodation, most meals, in-country travel, and excursions to Ayutthaya, Chiang Mai, and Ko Samet Island, and of course opportunity for your own excursions in Bangkok and around.

Cross-cultural Communication
+ Creating an Entrepreneurial Mindset
+ Meet successful entrepreneurs in Thought and Action

3 Thai Graduate Credits = 6 ECTS (transferable)

For further information see here.