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 2020

Romania: West University of Timisoara

West University of Timisoara is organizing the 2nd Edition of West University of Timisoara (Late) Summer School (August 31st - September 13th 2020), a multi- and inter-disciplinary event aiming to offer Bachelor or Master students the opportunity to participate in a two-weeks study/training programme, taking place in the future cultural capital of Europe (Timisoara 2021). West University of Timisoara (Late) Summer School courses:

-   Design Thinking, your path to innovation!
-   Biochemistry aspects in various medical conditions
-   Cultural geography and cultural tourism
-   Proactive Involvement for Better Communities
-   Taxation and Accounting in the Digital Era and Global Economy
-   Practical cases in Behavioural finance
-   Capital Market Risk Management
-   Getting the changemaker mindset: reinvent yourself as a social entrepreneur
-   History of the universe and cosmology
-   Leadership competencies and the future of work
-   Public Speaking Strategies
-   Introduction to Romanian language, culture and civilization
-   Security and Cryptography
-   Presentation skills and nonverbal communication
-   Mass media and public relations - techniques and strategies
-   Team-work skills through urban sociology field research in Timisoara

Participation fee (150 EURO): accommodation in WUT dormitories, lunches and a registration kit.

More information about applying to WUT (late) summer school here and at:

Russia: St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University

SPbPU runs 40+ value added summer programs in 7 fields of studies in season 2020. More detailed information on International Polytechnic Summer School programs 2020 can be found here.

Finland: Tampere University

Our next multidisciplinary Tampere Summer School will take place 3 – 14 August 2020Tampere Summer School is a great opportunity for students and graduates from all over the world to attend international summer courses and explore Finland. Participants can participate in one or two different courses and gain up to 10 ECTS during the summer school, and of course experience the beautiful summer in Finland.

Detailed information about the courses is available here and on our website:

Poland: Wroclaw University

We are delighted to invite students to the 3E+ Summer School 2020 organized at Wroclaw University of Science and Technology. 3E+ stands for Environment, Energy, Electronics. But it also stands for Extra Experience, Expanded Education and Effective Evolvement.

The participants have a unique chance to take part in a 60 hour, interactive, small-scale course (max. 10 students) which is specially designed to provide an intensive, in-depth look at ones topic of study.

This year we have a choice of 18 courses, for each of which one can earn 4 ECTS points!

Courses will be held between 9th  and 31st  of July 2020 and students should apply before 8th of May, 2020Early birds benefit before 3rd  of April!  

This year we have prepared a special 10% discount for students from our partner institutions (valid Interinstitutional/ Erasmus+ Agreement)! 

More information on the summer programme here and here:

Finland: University of Eastern Finland

University of the Eastern Finland is happy to welcome students to the UEF Summer School on 10-21 August 2020. The rolling application period runs until 15 June 2020. The courses offered are available at

Spain: University of Almería

Summerschools at  University of Almería, Spain offer 1-, 2-, 3-, & 4-week courses taught by Professors of proven expertise in the most leading-edge areas of knowledge of our University (Science and Engineering, Business and Social Sciences, Computing, Health Sciences, Education, Modern Languages, Tourism, etc).   

The summer course packages include accommodation and meals, local transport voucher, cultural tours and trips, among other services. The workload of the courses is from 22.5 to 80 hours and they can be recognized by up to 10.6 ECTS credits at the Home University.

More information can be found here.

Finland: Turku University of Applied Sciences

Welcome to Turku Summer School in Finland
August 7–21, 2020 

Turku Summer School offers students an excellent opportunity to combine studying with an active social programme and enjoying the best of the Nordic summer. The students can select from eight different courses – with topics ranging from Circular Economy to Game Development.


Scotland: University of the West of Scotland

Following the success of our EU Summer School in July 2019, the organisation of Summer School 2020 is well underway!

We are inviting students from our international partners to live and study in Scotland for three weeks in July and August (20th July – 7th August). The Summer School will be hosted at the UWS Paisley Campus, on the edge of Glasgow. 

During the Summer School, students will participate in two modules focusing on enterprise, leadership and management, offering a total of 10 ECTS. Our modules are delivered by expert academics in our active learning suites, ensuring you receive the best academic experience. The structure of the programme timetable also offers a great opportunity to explore everything that Scotland has to offer. We will also provide opportunities to go on excursions to places such as Loch Lomond and, in addition, there will be some fun social activities throughout the three week period.

Summer School 2020 includes all tuition fees, accommodation and organised social activities for a fee of £1,250. To secure a place on Summer School 2020, please reply back to bci(at) with your contact details or you can secure an early bird discount here until 29th February 2020.

France: University of Angers

University of Angers is glad to invite you to our Summer Schools 2020!

International Summer Schools at University of Angers offer the opportunity to develop academic skills in a great environment. Each program includes lectures, workshops, applied visits and an attractive social program.

More information about the programs offered:

China: Anhui University

Anhui University continues to host "Belt and Road" International Summer Camp in July 2-10, 2020. Courses are suitable for students from different study fields and the language of instruction is English. 

All the details and deadlines are available here.

Lebanon: Lebanese American University

Explore the SINARC Arabic language and culture program in New York or Beirut

The program welcomes students from all over the world who wish to study the Arabic language and experience a first-hand cultural adventure in the Middle East. The program offers regular and intensive courses in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and the Levantine dialect at all levels.

More information can be found here.

Russia: Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Saint Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (SPbGASU) offers studies in the Russian Language, Urban Planning, BIM in HVAC & WSS, Transport Systems and Industrial & Civil Engineering.

Courses are suitable for students from different study fields and the language of instruction is English. The courses will last from 1 to 2 weeks and will award 2-4 ECTS depending on the duration.

All the details and deadlines are available on the website:

Italy: University of Salerno

The University offers a summer programm from 26th August to 6th September 2020. If you want to learn more about sustainable construction save the date and join the school.

More information about the program here.

Japan: Saitama University

The University offers a 4-week summer programm from 14th June to 9th July 2020. The students get to know various aspects of Japan and can learn more about the culture. Moreover you can participate in excurions in and around the Saitama/Tokyo area. The classes will be conducted in English. For people who wish to start learning Japanese on a beginner's level classes will also be available.

More information about the program can be found here.

Namibia: Namibia University of Science and Technology in Windhoek

Namibia is one of the most fascinating travel destinations of the world. During a four week program the students will get the chance to gain important international experience. You will be prepared for business relations with one of the fastest growing regions of the world. Moreover you will visit some of the most beautiful landscapes of the world, see a unique wildlife and can try fun sport.

More information you can find here:

Spain: Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

The Faculty of Economics and Business Studies at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) is one of the leading Economics and Business schools in Europe. After 4 very successful editions, totaling 111 students from 25 countries, UAM is once again offering its Summer School of Economics and Business, from June 29 to July 24, 2020.

The SSEB is a Summer Term, where we offer four of our regular (and most popular among international students) courses, taught in English, in an intensive 4-week format (one or two courses to be chosen from the following, 6 or 12 ECTS credits):

  • Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis 
  • International Finance
  • Global Marketing
  • Doing Business in Spain

The SSEB brings together students from all over the world in a truly international environment. The academic excellence of our summer term is complimented by social and cultural events, as well as field trips, which are not offered during the regular Fall and Spring semesters.

Application period is already open!

More information can be found here and on the website.

Lebanon: Lebanese American University

Experience Arabic Language & Culture in Amazing Lebanon

The course provides an approach to dialect classes and cultural activities, which includes weekly lectures on topics related to Arab and Lebanese politics, history, society, and culture, as well as excursions to historic, touristic and cultural sites in Beirut and throughout Lebanon.

Costa Rica: Universidad de Costa Rica

Latin American Studies and Spanish as a Second Language 

The course provides an approach to Latin American culture, from a journey through its history, economic, political and social processes, literature, linguistic diversity, myths, values, prejudices, problems and challenges to better understand its cultural manifestations, based on its diversity.

Summer School "Latin American Studies"

Biodiversity and Conservation in the Tropics

The course provides an approach to learn about Biodiversity and Conservation, by not only using Costa Rica as an example but also comparing this little country with other areas of the World. The course will have lectures made by the professor or invited lecturers. Readings will be assigned for discussion during the last week and two main fieldtrips will be organized to evaluate different biodiversity and conservation projects.

Summer School “Biodivesity and Conservation"

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