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Summer courses are an excellent way to receive additional training in a specific field of study or may bridge the gap between two academic years. A wide variety of subject matter is available to those interested in enrolling in a summer course.

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Summer School Exploring the Russian Heritage: Language, History, Literature, Economics

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus Full time 3 - 4 weeks June 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

Enjoy having holidays in the most charming city of Russia and earn academic credits at the same time! This summer school module comprises a range of elective courses helping our students to explore Russia from inside: language study is combined with culture and economics classes, field trips and excursions to the world famous sights of St.Petersburg and its suburbs. [+]

Program Description

Enjoy having holidays in the most charming city of Russia and earn academic credits at the same time! This summer school module comprises a range of elective courses helping our students to explore Russia from inside: language study is combined with culture and economics classes, field trips and excursions to the world famous sights of St.Petersburg and its suburbs.

The cultural program includes:

Bus trip to Peterhof, the former imperial residence, famous for its amazing fountain and museum ensemble. Along with visiting the Grand Palace you will enjoy the walk in the Upper- and Lower parks and see numerous fountains, including the Grand Cascade and the Samson Fountain. Bus trip to Pushkin (Tsarskoe Selo), the former imperial residence, famous for its palace and park ensemble. You will visit one of the most beautiful palaces — Palace of Russian Empress Catherine the Great. The peak of this excursion will be a visit to the world-famous Amber Room reconstructed in 2003 Visit to the “Baltica” Brewery where you can learn about the construction and logistic peculiarities of the plant. Excursion to the Hermitage, one of the world’s largest and oldest museums of fine art. [-]

Summer Exchange Program

Koc University - Istanbul Turkey
Campus Full time 5 - 7 weeks September 2017 Turkey İstanbul

The program aims to create a rewarding summer experience for students from both partner and non-partner universities. It combines high-quality courses and the opportunity to participate in local activities that enables you to gain insight into Turkish culture in Istanbul. [+]

The program aims to create a rewarding summer experience for students from both partner and non-partner universities. It combines high-quality courses and the opportunity to participate in local activities that enables you to gain insight into Turkish culture in Istanbul. Located on both sides of the Bosphorus, Istanbul bridges Asia and Europe both physically and culturally. This is one of the greatest cities in the world where you can see a modern western city combined with its own unique culture. From the foundation of Byzantium in the 7th century BC until today, Istanbul always held an important role in the history of humanity as a melting pot of many civilizations. Today it boosted its population over 14 million people living in this spread out city. This makes Istanbul the largest city in Turkey and one of the biggest cities in the world. An exciting social and cultural orientation week, featuring numerous outdoor and indoor activities, enriches the academic framework of our summer program. Personal guidance by your mentors, academic advisors, excellent professors, and cultural activities provide a lasting experience. Orientation week program is available if you wish to explore more outside of the course. ORIENTATION WEEK PROGRAM Day 1: Turkish History Day (Istanbul Tour) Day 2: Turkish Family Day (Homestay with a Turkish Family) Day 3: Turkish Business Day (Turkish Company Visit) Day 4: Turkish Cuisine Day (Let’s Cook Turkish) Day 5: Turkish Culture Day (Turkish Bath) Day 6 -7: Turkish Holiday Weekend (Assos – Ayvalik Trip) Summer Exchange at... [-]

Summer Course: Intensive Arabic in Amman, Jordan

AMIDEAST America-Mideast Educational & Training Services
Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2018 Jordan Amman

Students enrolled in AMIDEAST’s Education Abroad Program study Arabic with some of the most respected language teachers in the region: those from the Qasid Arabic Institute. Intensive coursework, combined with daily interactions with host families, helps students at all levels and to increase their Arabic proficiency in a short period of time. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Language Studies 2017/2018. Students enrolled in AMIDEAST’s Education Abroad Program study Arabic with some of the most respected language teachers in the region: those from the Qasid Arabic Institute. Intensive coursework, combined with daily interactions with host families, helps students at all levels and to increase their Arabic proficiency in a short period of time. In addition to academics, our students benefit from an on-site orientation, a truly knowledgeable Jordanian staff, an opportunity to become part of a Jordanian family, and organized excursions to mind-blowing locations such as the great deserts and Biblical sites in Jordan. During each of the two summer sessions AMIDEAST organizes a one day trip to different parts of the country. The excursions will either be to Jerash and Ajloun or to Madaba and the Dead Sea. Because each summer session includes a different trip, those students participating in multiple sessions will have the opportunity to visit both sites. Academic Information The Summer Intensive Arabic Program offers Modern Standard Arabic in two 4-week sessions. Classes meet 5 hours per day, 5 days per week. Each session therefore includes 100 hours of instruction in Modern Standard Arabic (5 credits) and colloquial Arabic (1 credit) for 6 total credits. One summer session covers the material usually presented in one semester on a U.S. campus. All students enroll in Modern Standard Arabic and in colloquial Arabic at a level appropriate to their proficiency. MSA meets for 4 hours a day and colloquial Arabic for 1... [-]

Italian Language and Culture Program

Syracuse Academy | Study Abroad in Sicily
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 48 weeks Open Enrollment Italy Syracuse + 1 more

Our Italian Language courses are focused on giving the students the appropriate communication skills by learning Italian in the most natural way, combining the communicative tools with a comprehensive study of Italian grammar and syntax. [+]

Our Italian Language courses are focused on giving the students the appropriate communication skills by learning Italian in the most natural way, combining the communicative tools with a comprehensive study of Italian grammar and syntax. Our teaching is based on the communicative approach. Through the development of the four skills – speaking, writing, reading and listening – the course provides students with the tools necessary to use the language and interact in various situations in everyday life. This communicative based approach is complemented by the in-depth study of Italian grammar structures, important for the correct use of the Italian language. The materials used are carefully selected, based on the interests of the students and in line with the guidelines laid out by the Common European Framework. University of Siena CILS and DITALS certification The Syracuse Academy is a center for CILS (Certificazione di Italiano come lingua Straniera – Certification of Italian as a foreign language) and DITALS (Certificazione di Competenza in Didattica dell’Italiano a Stranieri – Certification of Italian language teaching to foreigners) of the University of Siena . Our long-term students who wish to follow specific examination courses may prepare and sit CILS examinations at levels from A1 to C2 of the CEFR. Students who have a C1 certified level of Italian can prepare and take the DITALS examination which includes a 24 hour specific teacher training course and 60 hours of classroom teaching practice. Methodology Attendance is compulsory. The students are central to the teaching-learning process; they are... [-]

Les Roches Jin Jiang 2018 Summer Program in Shanghai and Its Surroundings July, 2017

Les Roches Jin Jiang International Hotel Management College
Campus Full time 14 - 14 days July 2018 China Shanghai

LRJJ organizes a yearly Summer Program that combines cross-cultural activities with hospitality learning. Participants spend 14 days in Shanghai and its surroundings, with field trips to Hangzhou, Suzhou as well as companies such as Disney and Apple. If you want to explore both China as well as the world of hospitality then this is for you! [+]

Best Summer Courses in Language Studies 2017/2018. We introduce you to various aspects of the hospitality industry through practical and theory-based workshops and company visits. This is an excellent opportunity to see if a career in this dynamic sector is for you. The typical Les Roches “hands-on-learning” approach is reflected through a case study throughout the program. If you are 16 or older and thinking about studying hospitality management, events or marketing, then our LRJJ Summer Program is a great way to spend your vacation. OUR SUMMER PROGRAMS WILL:\ Transform the way you present yourself to give you a professional edge Introduce you to the business side of hospitality Enhance your multicultural skills and global perspective Help you understand and practice the “soft skills” you need for a successful career Provide you with insights into hotel management, including rooms division, front office and kitchen Show you whether a degree and a career in the experience economy is right for you PRACTICAL ASPECTS Our Summer Program in China includes the following practical activities: Introduction to the hospitality sector Integrated Case Study (Group Work incl. presentation) Barista Workshop Bar & Beverage Introduction Workshop on Marketing and Communication in Hospitality Hands-on kitchen experience [-]

Salamanca Summer - Language & Culture (Session I)

IES Abroad
Campus Full time 4 weeks September 2017 Spain Salamanca

In this full-immersion program, classes are offered by Cursos Internacionales of Universidad de Salamanca, one of the preeminent centers in the teaching of Spanish in the world. Each four-week program is equal to an entire semester of Spanish language study, with a range of language levels available. You are able to participate in both program sessions. [+]

Overview Salamanca’s fame lies in the prestige of its university and the graceful architecture of the Plaza Mayor and surrounding neighborhoods. The Universidad de Salamanca, the oldest university in Spain and one of the most prestigious in Europe, opened in 1218. Tradition and history permeate the city, where construction on its “new” Cathedral began in the 1500s. In this full-immersion program, classes are offered by Cursos Internacionales of Universidad de Salamanca, one of the preeminent centers in the teaching of Spanish in the world. Each four-week program is equal to an entire semester of Spanish language study, with a range of language levels available. You are able to participate in both program sessions. You also have the opportunity to create a unique language and cultural immersion experience by combining two four-week summer sessions. If this option is selected, an additional three-day field trip to Seville and Granada is included during Summer Session II. Quick Facts Center: IES Abroad Salamanca City: Salamanca Country: Spain Program Credits: 5 credits Language of Instruction: Spanish Language Prerequisites: None Program Dates After you are admitted, refer to the Travel Dates section of the Predeparture Information in your MyIESabroad account before booking travel. Summer 2017 Arrival: Saturday, June 3, 2017 Departure: Saturday, July 1, 2017 Academics IES Abroad’s mission is simple: to provide you with the best study abroad program possible—which includes the highest quality academic and cultural experiences. That is why we partnered with Cursos Internacionales of Universidad de Salamanca. While in Salamanca, you enroll... [-]

Summer School - German Engineering, Language and Culture

RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Campus Full time 3 weeks August 2018 Germany Aachen

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 for the first time. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Language Studies 2017/2018. 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 for the first time: Keio UniversityAsia Tokyo, Japan Kyoto UniversityAsia Kyoto, Japan Nagoya UniversityAsia Nagoya, Japan Nara Institute of Science and Technology - NAISTAsia Nara, Japan National Institute of Informatics – NIIAsia Tokyo, Japan Osaka UniversityAsia Osaka, Japan The University of TokyoAsia Tokyo, Japan Tohoku UniversityAsia Sendai, Japan Tokyo Institute of Technology - TiTechAsia Tokyo, Japan Waseda UniversityAsia Tokyo, Japan We are looking forward to welcoming you to Aachen! [-]

Summer Course: German Language - Learn the Language, Understand the Culture, Experience Berlin!

Berlin School of Economics and Law: HWR Berlin Summer and Winter School
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Germany Berlin

The language courses combine intensive language classes with a taste of culture and history of Berlin / Germany. We offer two courses at beginners’ level, one for absolute beginners and one for advanced beginners. [+]

Overview: Date: July 1 - 21, 2018 Course Content The language courses combine intensive language classes with a taste of culture and history of Berlin / Germany. We offer two courses at beginners’ level, one for absolute beginners and one for advanced beginners (see below). Both courses cover general language skills, core grammatical structures, basic vocabulary, and knowledge about German culture and living. A special focus will be on communication and pronunciation (“tongue twister”). A concert or opera performance is one of the highlights. Beginners’ Course: This course is aimed at students with no knowledge of German. Advanced Beginners: This course is designed for students with basic knowledge (A1) of German (after 1-2 semesters). In order to make sure you are placed in the course according to your precognition, we kindly ask you to inform us in detail for how long you have studied German, at which level, and/or which books you have been using in your class(es). Course Language: German Hours per Week: 20 - 24 Target Group: We welcome all that are interested in learning the German language and in getting to know German culture above 18 years of age. Number of Participants: About 15 (a minimum of 10 per course is required) Accommodation: Students' Hotel: double rooms with private bath and breakfast, no kitchenette. For more information, please also see FAQ on accommodation. On weekdays lunch can be purchased in the student cafeteria for very reasonable prices. Culture and Leisure Time Program: The International Office team offers... [-]

Summer Course: Classics

University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2018 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

The University of St Andrews International Summer Programme offers students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to experience lectures and tutorials taught in the Scottish academic tradition. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Language Studies 2017/2018. Summary The University of St Andrews International Summer Programme offers students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to experience lectures and tutorials taught in the Scottish academic tradition. During their time in St Andrews students will become familiar with a number of the same lecturers and tutors that they could potentially encounter while pursuing an undergraduate degree in an ancient institution ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018,Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2017). Classics The Classics course allows prospective students to discover aspects of the classical world through the study of language literature, and history. During the three weeks students will be given the opportunity to study English translations of Greek plays and Latin epic poetry to offer insight into both cultures. Daily classes in Latin language will also take place throughout the programme with the aim of students being able to read short passages by the end of the programme. Teaching will follow the Scottish tradition of lectures underpinned by seminars and tutorials. As most students will not have experienced Latin during their time in school no prior knowledge will be assumed and so the Latin will be taught ab initio. Accommodation Students are housed in one of the most charming and centrally located University halls of residence, McIntosh Hall. Originally built as a hotel, it has been an integral part of the University since 1921. McIntosh Hall stretches the full length of Abbotsford Crescent,... [-]

Summer Junior course

Cie-Oxford
Campus Full time 1 - 12 weeks Open Enrollment United Kingdom Oxford

If your child is aged 10 to 14, and would like to study English in Oxford, CIE can help. The complete juniors programme includes English language lessons in the mornings and afternoon social activities each weekday (Monday to Friday). [+]

Summer (July and August) If your child is aged 10 to 14, and would like to study English in Oxford, CIE can help. The complete juniors programme includes English language lessons in the mornings and afternoon social activities each weekday (Monday to Friday). Lessons In the morning (10-12 years old) Beginning at 9:00 a.m., you will have three hours of General English lessons in a group of no more than ten students. The first two hours will focus on the 4 main skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as grammar and vocabulary. In the third hour students will be doing project work such as preparing a presentation or play. In the afternoon (13-14 years old) Beginning at 13:00 p.m., you will have three hours of General English lessons in a group of no more than ten students. The first two hours will focus on the 4 main skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as grammar and vocabulary. In the third hour students will be doing project work such as preparing a presentation or play. Our qualified teachers will help you improve your English language skills and there is a greater emphasis on interaction and communication in the lessons. Our specially selected teachers make learning English fun and exciting! Activities In the morning (13-14 years old) Most students join our social activities for an enjoyable local outing, such as visiting the Oxford Castle, games and picnics in the park, and ice skating. Social activities generally run from... [-]

English Intensive Course

Summer School at Bauhaus University Weimar
Campus Full time 2 - 4 weeks August 2018 Germany Weimar

Our intensive language training programme is an effective method to learn English in small groups. Courses will be taught by native-speaking instructors from Great Britain, USA, Australia, New Zealand or Canada. Regardless of whether you are an intermediate or advanced student, or whether you would like to sign up for 50 hours in two weeks or 100 hours in four weeks: We have the right course for you! [+]

Best Summer Courses in Language Studies 2017/2018. »ENGLISH INTENSIVE COURSE« Our intensive language training programme is an effective method to learn English in small groups. Courses will be taught by native-speaking instructors from Great Britain, USA, Australia, New Zealand or Canada. Regardless of whether you are an intermediate or advanced student, or whether you would like to sign up for 50 hours in two weeks or 100 hours in four weeks: We have the right course for you! The programme is the perfect way to prepare for a degree programme or internship abroad. The goal of these language courses is to help you improve your listening, reading, writing and speaking skills, and learn, practice and expand your vocabulary and knowledge of grammar and phonetics. The courses strongly emphasise active communication in the foreign language. The instructors will also give presentations about various foreign countries, their people and cultures. And of course we want to hear about your personal goals and interests for the course. Please note that we do not offer English courses for beginners (A1/A2). We are looking forward to seeing you and wish you an exciting and rewarding summer! Please mind that the registration deadline for language courses is 15 June. Course Programme (1) English Communication Skills: Presentations and Negotiations (B1-C1) | 6 - 18 August The first part of this 2-week course aims to train specific skills required for giving presentations and informal talks in English: how to introduce oneself, maintain a clear structure, interact with an... [-]

Dutch Intensive Summer Course

Tilburg University Summer School
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Netherlands Tilburg

The course combines language acquisition with a fun introduction to Dutch culture. The Dutch Intensive Language Course is designed within the internationally approved European Reference Framework for language courses. It starts at the level of absolute beginners and aims to reach level A1. [+]

Course overview Course period : 24 July – 11 August 2017 ECTS : 6 ECTS Max. participants : 20 participants Course leader : dr. M.A. (Mario) van de Visser Target group : Prospective exchange students and non-Dutch speaking students oe external participants with little or no knowledge of Dutch. Schedule : One 2-hour morning class on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Dutch excursions on Wednesday morning. In between lessons you work on your homework and assignments. Final exam on Friday 11 August. Course fee : € 675; for Tilburg University employees and alumni € 615; for Tilburg University students € 585 Course aims The course combines language acquisition with a fun introduction to Dutch culture. The Dutch Intensive Language Course is designed within the internationally approved European Reference Framework for language courses. It starts at the level of absolute beginners and aims to reach level A1. Course information In this course, you will learn the basics of Dutch language. You will develop speaking, writing, listening and reading skills with respect to topics relevant to international students or expats living in the Netherlands. These topics include: introducing yourself shopping for groceries ordering food and drinks buying clothes During the course we will use a teaching method that is especially designed for international students and expats. This method divides the learning process in the following three steps: Preparing a topic through online exercises Practicing skills and vocabulary in class Consolidating what you have learnt through homework assignments Wherever needed, grammar will be... [-]

Summer Language & Culture Program

School of Ukrainian Language and Culture - Ukrainian Catholic University
Campus Full time 2 - 6 weeks June 2018 Ukraine Lviv

Summer Ukrainian Language and Culture Program is the largest and most prestigious Ukrainian as a foreign language program in Ukraine, welcoming almost one hundred students from over twenty countries each summer. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Language Studies 2017/2018. The Ukrainian Catholic University is preparing to host its 15th Annual Summer Program in Lviv, a unique combination of Ukrainian language classes and a rich cultural immersion program. Summer Ukrainian Language and Culture Program is the largest and most prestigious Ukrainian as a foreign language program in Ukraine, welcoming almost one hundred students from over twenty countries each summer. Academic Program The academic program caters to students of all levels - from beginner to advanced – and course materials are customized to accommodate individual needs. The program consists of 2 sessions from 2 to 6 weeks long. Students may enroll in any of the sessions with a minimum course length of 2 weeks, and a maximum course length of 6 weeks. Academic credits are transferable to most North American, European, and Australian colleges and universities. Summer Session & Dates for 2017 Session A 2-week course: 19 June–30 June 3-week course: 19 June–7 July 4-week course: 19 June–14 July 5-week course: 19 June–21 July 6-week course: 19 June–28 July Session B 2-week course: 10 – 21 July 3-week course: 10 – 28 July Diplomas, Certificates Students may obtain between 4 and 16 ECTS points for the session upon course completion and passing the final exam. Each participant will obtain a certificate of participation in the course, and those who pass the final exam will earn a grade report with an ECTS points allocation. Standard: 40 contact hours per week 2 weeks: 80 hours/ 5... [-]

Intensive Hebrew Ulpan

Tel Aviv University
Campus Full time 4 - 10 weeks October 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

Each undergraduate semester or year-long program at TAU International is preceded by a mandatory intensive Hebrew course called Ulpan. This offers students the opportunity to develop their Hebrew language skills and prepares them for life in Israel. The Ulpan is also open for individuals who just want to come for the Summer/Winter and learn Hebrew. [+]

About the Program Each undergraduate semester or year-long program at TAU International is preceded by a mandatory intensive Hebrew course called Ulpan. This offers students the opportunity to develop their Hebrew language skills and prepares them for life in Israel. The Ulpan is also open for individuals who just want to come for the Summer/Winter and learn Hebrew. Classes are held from Sunday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. There are several options: Winter Ulpan (Jan/Feb) January 23 – February 23 2017, taught over four weeks prior to the spring semester (4 credits) Beginners Ulpan (June/July) June 11 - July 23, 2017, taught over six weeks (only for beginners) (4 credits) Short Summer Ulpan (All Levels) (July/Aug) July 30 - August 27, 2017, taught over four weeks (4 credits) Summer Ulpan (All Levels) (July/Sep) July 30 - September 17, 2017, taught over six - seven weeks (6 credits) Students who are continuing with the semester program may take additional Hebrew courses. These are taught at different levels. Fees and Expenses Beginners Ulpan (4 credits): $1,450 Short Summer Ulpan (4 credits): $1,450 Summer Ulpan (6 credits): $1,700 Housing for four-week programs: $800 Housing for five-week programs: $1,000 Housing for six to seven-week Ulpan: $1,200 Hebrew Studies Courses The Hebrew studies curriculum is designed to teach language skills and also focus on themes related to Israeli life, such as geography, the environment, history, and current cultural events. We believe that students of this program come to Israel with the expectation of acquiring... [-]

Summer Junior English Course

Brooklyn School of Languages
Campus Full time 2 - 4 weeks June 2018 USA Brooklyn Heights

Our English & Express Yourself Junior ESL summer program in New York is designed for students aged 14 to 17 years old to learn English in New York. It is an immersion program including general English lessons and "creative arts" workshops, full board accommodation in host families, a full program of activities and excursions, as well as supervision guaranteeing a safe and secure environment at all times. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Language Studies 2017/2018. SUMMER JUNIOR ENGLISH COURSE IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK Our English & Express Yourself Junior ESL summer program in New York is designed for students aged 14 to 17 years old to learn English in New York. It is an immersion program including general English lessons and "creative arts" workshops, full board accommodation in host families, a full program of activities and excursions, as well as supervision guaranteeing a safe and secure environment at all times. Our ESL junior program takes place at St Francis College, located in the heart of Brooklyn Heights, 2 minutes' walk from our year-round English Language school. St Francis, founded more than 150 years ago, is a small private co-educational college. Facilities at the college include bright and spacious classrooms, an auditorium and a cafeteria where students can have lunch on weekdays before heading out to their afternoon activities. There are 3 subway stations and 6 subway lines accessible within a 3-minute walk. The course includes 20 lessons (= 15 hours) of general English per week taking place Monday to Friday between 9:30am and 12.45pm. Our teachers are qualified, experienced and use an action-based, communicative method to encourage students to interact and use the language as much as possible, both in and out of class. There is a maximum of 15 students per class, grouped together according to level. Course materials are included (teachers use textbooks as well as authentic materials such as magazines, newspapers articles...) THE 'EXPRESS YOURSELF'... [-]