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.

Due to the current COVID-19–situation, several universities have decided to conduct their respective summer schools in an online modus.

Winter Schools 2020/2021

Russia: Higher School of Economics University Moscow

Higher School of Economics offers multiple Spring Schools in 2021 (January till June). Few of the courses will be completely online and the rest will use hybrid mode. Based on the language of teaching, there will be two main groups. Some will be available in English and others in Russian. To get more Information such as the name, the topic, the level and the Faculty of the course as well as the amount of ECTS please visit this website:

Summer Schools 2021

Russia: St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

St. Petersburg Polytechnic University invites you to take part in 3 Summer Schools in year 2021. There will be 3 options for you to choose from:

  • Option 1: Online:
  • Option 2: Hybrid:
    • On-campus summer school for students holding Citizenship of (List of Countries with which Russia has resumed international air and railway service):
      • United Kingdom, Tanzania, Turkey, Switzerland, Egypt, Maldives, the United Arab Emirates, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Korea, Cuba, Serbia, Japan, the Seychelles, Ethiopia, Vietnam, India, Qatar, Finland, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Greece, Singapore.
    • The courses will be offered same as in Option 1 however the students may come to St. Petersburg for the duration of the programme to take touristic advantages.
  • Option 3: Tailored made:
    • For group of minimum 10 students holding nationality of the countries listed above.

To apply visit this Website:

Jordan: German Jordanian University

German Jordanian University invites you to take part in their “Learn Arabic and Discover Jordan” Summer Course in year 2021.

Their offer contains:

  • an intensive beginner’s Arabic class,
  • meeting various socio-political stakeholders
  • nature and historical sites in Jordan
  • Intercultural training to experience the Jordan culture, traditions and modern local life in Amman.

The Course will start on 1st and end on 21st of August. The participation fee is 300 JOD.
For more information visit their Website.

Japan: Saitama University

Saitama University offers a Japanese Language Summer Intensive Program in year 2021.

It includes online Japanese language courses and interaction with Japanese students in Japanese. The classes are suitable for students who have never studied Japanese before or whose Japanese is at a very elementary level.
They will take place on every Monday and Wednesday from June 14 until July 7, 2021 between 1:30PM - 4:20PM (Japan Standard Time).
Application Deadline is May 6, 2021.  Registration and tuition fees are free for this program.

For more Information please contact us:  marina.lewandrowski(at)

Russia: Ural Federal University

Ural Federal University offers two Summer Schools in 2021.

The first one is called “Russian Woman – Russian Power” and will take place from 23 August until 12 September. This School will be offered with DAAD Scholarship. It will combine 2 weeks of educational program in Ekaterinburg and 1 week of excursion programme in Saint Petersburg. The Topics will be Russian culture, art, sport, society, history and politics.

Second one called “Russian Studies in Real Russia” will take place in July and will last for 1, 2 or 3 weeks.

Each of them will be rewarded with 4 ETCS and a certificate of completion of the programme.

The Tuition Fee is 35 000 rubles for 1 week, 65 000 rubles for 2 weeks, and 90 000 rubles for 3 weeks. The Deadline for applications is May 20th and June 10th.

For more information, visit:

Israel: Bar-Ilan University International School

This summer the Bar-Ilan University International School, in conjunction with our Faculty of Law, will again offer our unique summer program in Identity-Based Conflict Resolution, July 4-29, 2021.

Students from all over the world will engage in different workshops online and/or on-campus for 2-4 weeks. This program offers four graduate-level courses that focus on various perspectives related to identity-based conflicts in Israel: cultural, psychological, religious, and legal. Students will learn how to creatively engage with such conflicts by using simulations, conversing with guest speakers, and touring relevant sites throughout Israel. Courses can also be taken individually. Additional information on the program is attached.

Please find more information about the Summer School here.

Russia: Southern Federal University

Southern Federal University invites you to take part in 2-week Summer school on the Caucasus: Civilization, Politics, and Economy. The school has been supported by the DAAD Go East program. It will be held in a picturesque place on the Black seafront in Divnomorsk on August 17-30. The participation fee is 630 Euro.

Please find more information about the School at:

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