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 2020

Russia: Irkutsk City and Lake Baikal

“Exploring Siberia ’20”

Winter School covers some general topics related to the history of Siberian region exploration, arts etc so that school participants get a clear idea what Siberia is. There will be furthermore given more details about Lake Baikal, the unique and well-known water reservoir located only 70 km away from Irkutsk.

More Information can be found here.

USA: The University of Texas at Arlington

ISWA-SWIS Winter School – Sustainable Waste Management including Landfill & Landfill Mining

The program offers the opportunity to gain knowledge on the challenges of solid waste management in developing economies. The unique aspect of the two weeks is the blend of in-class and hands on training. The in-class, theory based training and hands-on, operational training are perfectly balanced – with one week dedicated to each.

More information can be found 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.

Summer Schools 2020

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"