Summer & Winter Schools

Unsere Universität ist mit über 160 Hochschulen in 53 Ländern durch Kooperationen partnerschaftlich verbunden. Einige unserer Partnerhochschulen bieten Sommerschulen zu verschiedenen Themengebieten an. Neben dem Fokus auf fachlichen Inhalten, bieten Sommer- und Winterschulen auch kulturelle Veranstaltungen an, um das jeweilige Land besser kennen zu lernen.

Auf dieser Seite haben wir Ihnen Informationen zu uns bekannten Sommerschulen unserer Kooperationspartner im Ausland zusammengestellt. Kontaktieren Sie bei weiteren Fragen gerne direkt die angegebene Partnerhochschule.

Nutzen Sie die Semesterferien, um sich persönlich und fachlich weiterzubilden, Fremdsprachenkenntnisse zu verbessern, Menschen aus der ganzen Welt zu treffen oder sich schon vorab ein Bild einer möglichen Universität für ein Austauschsemester zu machen.

Wegen der derzeitigen COVID-19–Situation haben sich mehrere Hochschulen entschlossen, ihre jeweiligen Summer Schools im online-Modus durchzuführen.

Summer Schools 2020

Rumänien: West University of Timisoara

West University of Timisoara (Late) Summer School (August 31st - September 13th 2020) is 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), with the possibility of choosing from a variety of courses that mirror the comprehensive character of the university. 

All the details and deadlines are available here.

Costa Rica: University of Costa Rica

Virtual Summer Program that the University of Costa Rica will offer in August 2020, as an opportunity for students to learn about Latin American Studies and Spanish language, despite of the physical distance.

The course Latin American Studies and Spanish as a Second Language, which will be taught in English, 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.

All the details and deadlines are available here.

Russland: 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.

Spanien: 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.

Go East Sommerschulen 2020

Go East Sommerschulen werden jedes Jahr von Hochschulen der Region zu den verschiedensten Themen angeboten. Finanziert wird das Programm durch das Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung (BMBF).

Ab dem 1.03.2019 ist es für Studierende möglich, sich an einer der 62 Sommerschulen in 20 Ländern zu bewerben:  Armenien, Aserbaidschan, Belarus, Bosnien und Herzegowina, Estland, Georgien, Kasachstan, Kirgisistan, Kosovo, Lettland, Litauen, Moldau, Polen, Rumänien, Russland, Serbien, Tschechien, Tadschikistan, Ukraine, Usbekistan.

Das zweigleisige Bewerbungsverfahren sieht vor, dass Interessenten sich bei der Sommerschule um eine Zulassung und beim DAAD um ein Stipendium bewerben. Der Bewerbungsschluss im DAAD-Portal ist identisch mit dem Bewerbungsschluss der jeweiligen Sommerschule. 

Weitere Informationen zum Programm sowie alle im Programm geförderten Sommerschulen finden Sie unter:

Schottland: 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.

Frankreich: 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:

Libanon: 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.

Russland: 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:

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:

Spanien: 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.

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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