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Those who enroll in summer courses are often able to get ahead in their educations. Additionally, those who have already completed a degree are sometimes able to enroll in this type of course to enhance their current careers. 

Humanities and social sciences is an area of study which prepares students for a huge variety of industries when it comes time to choose a career. Social workers, artists and teaching careers are popular options for those who complete these courses.

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J.F. Oberlin University Summer Session

This action-oriented course makes the most of the short-term study abroad environment by focusing on the situations that students encounter while in Japan. ... [+]

(Open to students at all proficiency levels)

This action-oriented course makes the most of the short-term study abroad environment by focusing on the situations that students encounter while in Japan. Depending on the level of proficiency, students will either learn basic grammatical structures and vocabulary or reinforce and fully utilize previously studied grammar while expanding vocabulary to accomplish more challenging communicative goals. Interaction with Japanese students is emphasized.In this course, students will learn to use the language to achieve actual communicative goals in Japanese. Examples of the situations that call for the use of various linguistic forms are introducing oneself (e.g., at an international party, to a Japanese family), exchanging useful information on the neighborhood and surrounding towns, getting around & using public transportation, solving communication-related problems, describing cultural artifacts & asking questions, talking about events, inviting someone to outings, talking about customs, manners, cultural differences, one’s hometown, etc. with a Japanese family, and so on.Students with differing degrees of proficiency in Japanese will work toward the achievement of the goals set according to their level, keeping “can-do statements” in mind. Volunteer students whose native language is Japanese are brought in to work with summer program participants for both language support and authentic interaction in Japanese. Students are encouraged to make the most of various resources available on campuses such as a JSL resource center and the Writing Support Center. Final grades will be given based on quizzes, class participation, and homework/assignments. Students’ self-evaluation of the degree to which they... [-]

Japan Tokyo
June 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
University of Southampton International Summer School

When you join the International Summer School 2019, you will study up to six exciting topics across the four weeks you are with us. Each topic is delivered by an internat ... [+]

Join us for a summer of British culture and explore our world-leading research.

When you join the International Summer School 2019, you will study up to six exciting topics across the four weeks you are with us. Each topic is delivered by an internationally-recognised member of academic staff at the University of Southampton working in partnership with one of our many enthusiastic postgraduate research students. Across three engaging and interactive classroom sessions, they will introduce you to their topic of choice, explaining why it is important to them and offering you an insight into the world-class research environment they work in.

You will find each topic is a friendly and engaging experience: you will normally study in groups with around 15 – 20 fellow students, allowing you to form good working relationships and have the opportunity to contribute and discuss in class.... [-]

United Kingdom Southampton
July 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
Summer at Smith College

With so few writing programs that cater exclusively to high school girls, Smith's Young Women's Writing Workshop allows you to explore your writing in a creative and supp ... [+]

July 7—20, 2019

With so few writing programs that cater exclusively to high school girls, Smith's Young Women's Writing Workshop allows you to explore your writing in a creative and supportive environment that fosters your love of writing in a variety of mediums.

All of your classes will be in a workshop style, which means each class will begin with a short segment that focuses on a single lesson. Then the instructors will check in with you to see what you are working on. Open writing time follows. The class session ends with each writer sharing her progress with the group.

Your professors are all published writers and poets. They will pay special attention to teaching you how to read your work to an audience and how to get published. At the end of the workshop, you will have the start of an online writing portfolio and some professional contacts in the literary world.... [-]

USA Northampton
July 2019
14 days
Campus
Wellesley College

Wellesley College Summer Term offers students a unique opportunity to interact with some of Wellesley’s top scholars and professors in a close-knit, inclusive environment ... [+]

Wellesley College Summer Term offers students a unique opportunity to interact with some of Wellesley’s top scholars and professors in a close-knit, inclusive environment.

Summer is an excellent time for exploring challenging topics and new areas of interest. Wellesley College Summer Term combines academic excellence in our state of the art classrooms and laboratories with a spectacular lakeside campus that is close to Boston. Summer Term features full-credit classes drawn from a sampling of courses taught during the academic year at Wellesley.

At a Glance Program Length: 4 or 8 Weeks (2 sessions of Summer Term offered, each runs four weeks) Eligibility: Must be female and 18+ to live on campus; Males can take courses, but are not eligible for housing or immigration support Credits: Full academic course credit Residential Hall: Historic Wellesley Residential Hall (separate from tuition) Meal Plan: Weekly meal plans available (separate from tuition) International Students: Must take 2 courses (with in one Summer Term) and live on campus to be eligible for immigration support Summer Term Fees ... [-]
USA Wellesley
June 2019
Full-time
4 - 8 weeks
Campus
George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs

This hands-on program is designed for international students who are English language learners to introduce them to concepts in cross-disciplinary research in a U.S. univ ... [+]

Cross-disciplinary principles of data science and academic writing for research purposes

Program Dates: July 1 - August 10, 2018

This hands-on program is designed for international students who are English language learners to introduce them to concepts in cross-disciplinary research in a U.S. university. Students will engage with professionals to help solve problems in science and technology disciplines, as well as gain skills in research and writing techniques. In this program students will:

Connect with professionals in research-focused institutions. Develop skills in problem analysis, literature research, teamwork, communication, and presentation. Develop research-based writing skills including vocabulary, source evaluation, documentation, and cohesiveness. Work in cross-disciplinary teams, using research methodologies to address issues and solve problems in areas such as statistics, computer science, mathematics, bioinformatics and more. Courses ... [-]
USA Washington
July 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
Maison des Langues

Summer courses in French language and French-speaking culture ... [+]

Located in the historical heart of the city of Geneva, the French Summer Courses of the University of Geneva provide an exciting set of 2, 3 and 6-week intensive course to students from all over the world and of all levels. This is one of the best adult French language and culture programmes available in Switzerland since 1891.

PROGRAMME

2-week course

- from 4 to 15 of February 2019

- from 1 to 12 of July 2019

3-week course

- from 15 of July to 2 of August 2019

- from 5 to 23 of August 2019

CPU: preparation for university studies

from 15 of July to 23 of August 2019

OPTIONAL

Accommodation at the Cité Universitaire... [-]

Switzerland Geneva
June 2019
Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Ghent University - Summer School

TRANSFERSKILLS 2019 (www.transferskills.be) is a two-week summer school organised at Ghent University (Belgium) from July 8 to 19, 2019, offering a toolbox of transferrab ... [+]

Are you looking for a way to lift your performance and make your approach highly appreciated in any professional environment?

TRANSFERSKILLS 2019 (www.transferskills.be) is a two-week summer school organised at Ghent University (Belgium) from July 8 to 19, 2019, offering a toolbox of transferrable skills that determine HOW you do the job, as opposed to technical skills, determining WHAT you do.

TRANSFERSKILLS 2019 offers training in teamwork and motivation, meeting skills, presentation and (popular) writing skills, relational behaviour, conflict handling, cross-cultural intelligence, project management, job-seeking, CV writing and interviewing skills, research ethics, etc. The training modules will allow you to do more in less time and create a healthy and pleasant work environment. ... [-]

Belgium Ghent
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Sophia University Summer School

This consists of the three-week academic program: Summer Session 1 and Summer Session 2. This Summer Session provides participants the opportunity to take part in East As ... [+]

Welcome to Sophia University Summer Session in East Asian Studies and Japanese Language

URL :www.sophia.ac.jp/eng/admissions/summer/summer_asia

This consists of the three-week academic program: Summer Session 1 and Summer Session 2. This Summer Session provides participants the opportunity to take part in East Asian Studies courses and intensive Japanese language courses in both sessions.

Since its foundation in 1961, this program has provided the participants with the opportunity to study about Japan and explore the country's relation to Asia and the rest of the world. The students experience various aspects of Japanese culture and society and witness the myriad ways in which all cultures of the world are reflected.... [-]

Japan Chiyoda
June 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
University of Exeter International Summer School

This module aims to explore the processes by which Shakespeare’s plays came into existence, how they achieved their unique status in English literature and culture, and h ... [+]

About

This module aims to explore the processes by which Shakespeare’s plays came into existence, how they achieved their unique status in English literature and culture, and how the image of the genius ‘Bard’ problematizes understandings of Shakespeare’s plays as part of Shakespeare’s own world and our own. Following global commemorative celebrations of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death in 2016, the module will include examining issues that surround memorializing the dead, both in Shakespeare’s own time and our own.

The module focuses its attention on A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet and The Tempest. Through a combination of play-specific classes, performance workshops, and classes dedicated to the details of historical context students will examine:... [-]

United Kingdom Exeter
August 2019
Campus
International Programs at Tufts University

Our Institute for International Scholars will prepare you for graduate school programs by providing focused training in writing and communication skills. Our seminar clas ... [+]

Our Institute for International Scholars will prepare you for graduate school programs by providing focused training in writing and communication skills. Our seminar classes closely resemble the classroom experience of U.S. graduate programs. During the six-week program, you will build the skills and confidence necessary for success in your graduate school experience while exploring the Greater Boston area.

Program Requirements

To apply for this program you must have:

A completed undergraduate degree An intention to pursue further studies at a university or college A minimum TOEFL score of 71 (internet), 197 (computer), or 530 (paper) Program Curriculum

Your program will consist of two main classes and afternoon extracurricular activities and excursions. You are invited to participate in the Discover America excursions on Wednesday afternoons that explore the greater Boston area. Classes meet weekdays from 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Classes have an average of 10 students and last 1 hour and 45 minutes.... [-]

USA Medford
July 2019
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
Novosibirsk State University

The course is aimed at establishing a new area of study, based on a comparative analysis of Western and Eastern cultural patterns. The study of inter-cultural dynamics wi ... [+]

Who are we?

Novosibirsk State University is located at the heart of Akademgorodok, a world-famous research center of the Russian Academy of Sciences. It was founded in the 1960s in the Siberian taiga as the birth place for new ideas and technologies. Now it's a world-class research and educational cluster with 35 research institutes, innovative Technopark and the University at the heart of this well-balanced system.

The main areas of training and research:

Elementary particle physics, Photonics and Quantum Optics, Research of the Arctic, Cancer Therapy Innovation, Chemistry, Materials and Technologies, Genomic Technologies, Biomarkers and Social Behavior, Archeology, Computer Science, Economics and Sociology... [-]

Russia Novosibirsk
August 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University

This Summer School includes an intensive 3-week German language course; its credits can be integrated into the students' study programmes in Japan. This year, we are happ ... [+]

Beginning in August 2007, RWTH Aachen University and Keio University in Japan have staged a Summer School for around 20 selected students from Keio's Graduate School of Science and Engineering.

This programme is a cooperation among the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL), the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry (IAC), the Physics Institute (Physikzentrum), Aachen Chemical Engineering (AVT), the Language Center and the RWTH International Academy.

This Summer School includes an intensive 3-week German language course; its credits can be integrated into the students' study programmes in Japan. This year, we are happy to open the programme for all our Japanese partner universities:... [-]

Germany Stolberg (Rhineland)
August 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Sorbonne University - Summer School

This cycle presents the role of French women in the history of France and their influence in the arts and literature. ... [+]

Dates and schedule

Duration: one week

Week 3: From the 15th until the 19th July 2019 Week 4: From the 22nd until the 26th July 2019

From 9.30 AM until 12.30 PM

Program

This cycle presents the role of French women in the history of France and their influence in the arts and literature.

French women and diplomacy since modern times to the present day Isabelle Dasque, history, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université Women, actresses of the history of France Nathalie Duval, history, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université The female body of the nineteenth century to the present day Nathalie Duval, history, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université The Parisian between myth and reality Nathalie Duval, history, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université Specificities of female writing: some tracks Catherine Helbert, French literature, Faculty of Arts & Humanities Sorbonne Université Fees Enrolment before 28/02/19 Enrolment before 30/04/19 Enrolment after 01/05/19 Full fee 360 € 405 € 450 € Former Université d'été participants 270 € 303,75 € 337,50 € Staff and students enrolled at Sorbonne Université 2018/2019 * ** 180 € 202,50 € 225 € Jobseekers, retirees and people with disabilities *: 225 € ... [-]
France Paris
July 2019
Full-time
1 week
Campus
BAU International Academy of Rome

The contamination of Art and Science has proved to be successful in many domains over the centuries and it has reached its peak in the Renaissance, that infact has always ... [+]

“From the Idea to the Product” Are you born to be an artist…or an entrepreneur? It is a common preconception that Art and Science belong to parallel universes, despite of the fact that when it comes to decision making and problem solving, the human brain does not process information by algorythms ... The contamination of Art and Science has proved to be successful in many domains over the centuries and it has reached its peak in the Renaissance, that infact has always been a model for innovation, “even better than Silicon Valley today”, in the opinion of researchers such as Eric Weiner.

As the debate about how to classify Management and Entrepreneurship, whether in the field of Sciences or in the field of Arts, has been endless and still left unsolved, and in the meantime generations and generations of people get stuck in this dilemma and sometimes, even lost, when they have to make a decision about their career…this year we will give our contribution to the research on this topic with a Certificate Program created in collaboration with Campus Citta’ del Sapere and Centro Sperimentale di Arte Contemporanea IS.Ca.PI, which aims at providing a full immersion experience in the daily life of the Renaissance Artist.... [-]

Italy Rome
July 2019
Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Sciences Po Lille

Do you feel like visiting the European Institutions, study EU Affairs and French language at the same time this summer? Welcome to Sciences Po Lille Summer School! ... [+]

Do you feel like visiting the European Institutions, study EU Affairs and French language at the same time this summer? Welcome to Sciences Po Lille Summer School!

The 2019 Summer School proposes an innovative programme around 2 tracks:

International - EU Affairs French Language & Society

Professors teaching during the Four weeks of the Summer School will have the opportunity to teach small groups of students and propose methodological and interactive approaches. Students will divide their time in Lille between modules which focus on International and European affairs, including issues such as the European identity and values, migration and conflicts. The courses in The French language aims to enhance and perfect their language skills as well provide some understanding of the contemporary aspects of French society. Sciences Po Lille’s Summer School offers a variety of field trips and social events.... [-]

France Lille
June 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus