The cost of summer courses varies from school to school. Courses at more elite colleges and universities cost considerably more than those at smaller or state schools. The cost is also dependent on the number of courses a student enrolls in.
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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 in fact has alway
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“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....
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....
The Sorbonne University offers, in collaboration with SIAL, French courses (as a foreign language). Each course is 2 weeks long. 6 levels are available: level A1.1, A1.2,
The Sorbonne University offers, in collaboration with SIAL, French courses (as a foreign language). Each course is 2 weeks long.
6 levels are available: level A1.1, A1.2, A2, B1, B2 and C1 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).
A1.1, A1.2, A2 and B1: 40 hours in total
The hours of courses for these levels consist of general French courses only, during which students work on several skills: oral comprehension, written comprehension, oral expression, and written expression. The chosen themes and media further enable participants to become familiar with different aspects of French cultural life, including lifestyles, the French education and University system, and the history of the Latin Quarter....
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...
University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes
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 acad
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).
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....
Chinese Language & Culture Immersion in Taiwan is an intense program designed by the Language Center in NCU. The curriculum includes listening, speaking, reading and
Spend your Summer in Taiwan
Chinese Language & Culture Immersion in Taiwan is an intense program designed by the Language Center in NCU. The curriculum includes listening, speaking, reading and writing and we also offer some tutorial hours and field trips for the participants to get to know about Taiwan culture and be able to practice what they learn in the real world. The emphasis for our program is to build up a student's overall Chinese ability. When participants enter the program, they are tested on their Chinese level and put into a course that best matches their needs.
This program offers
a certificate with 3 credits or 8 credits
tailor-made Chinese classes
3 days of cultural trip to Eastern Taiwan
This program aims to
enable beginners to have basic communicative skills
allow intermediate students to become fluent speakers
achieve high-Level performance as proficiency for advanced level student
The course is suitable for students at Master’s and Doctoral levels as well as language professionals who have an interest in English studies or applied linguistics.
English has become a global language of intercultural communication and is used worldwide as a contact language between people who do not share a common native language. Non-native speakers of English are increasingly using the language with each other in areas such as academia, business, diplomacy, sport and personal relationships. How does this new sociolinguistic situation develop and how does it affect language practices? Following Mauranen (2012), this course examines the phenomenon of English as a lingua franca (ELF) from three different but interrelated perspectives: cognitive, microsocial and macrosocial. We will start by looking at the linguistic features of ELF and thinking how cognitive properties of multilingual processing can explain them. Moving on to the microsocial perspective, the students will get a chance to observe ELF interaction in the private sphere, paying special attention to misunderstandings and pre-empting them as well as multilingual practices. At the macrosocial level, we will deal with such issues as language ideologies, linguistic imperialism and language ownership. Exploring a very recent concept of ‘translanguaging’, we will discuss the complex and fluid...
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Do you want to study Russian language and learn more about the political and cultural life of Russia? Join this Summer School!
Do you want to study Russian language and learn more about the political and cultural life of Russia? Join this Summer School!
Our August module is a perfect possibility for those who would like to start the new academic year having received an impressive kit of credits in Russian Studies and international experience.
St. Petersburg with its rich history and art is a city that inspires, a city you will fall in love with once you visit it. Within this module you will simultaneously:
obtain or advance your Russian language skills;
learn about the main political facts and figures of modern Russia;
explore St. Petersburg as a “Cultural Capital of Russia” and enjoy diverse extracurricular activities.
Beginning in Summer 2019, our intermediate and advanced summer language programs in Paris will merge into one language immersion program for students with at least two se
Beginning in Summer 2019, our intermediate and advanced summer language programs in Paris will merge into one language immersion program for students with at least two semesters of college-level French.
With its grand boulevards, world-famous monuments, unparalleled literary and artistic history, and its simple joie de vivre, Paris is a city that will change you forever.
The Paris of today is a multifaceted and multicultural metropolis that offers a doorway to the cultures of the world. Learn about French culture and history while improving your French language skills in Paris, a city that comes to life in the summer.
What You'll Study
You earn 6 credits through French language and/or French-taught area studies course, depending on your language level, which will be determined on-site. Courses are taught by native French speakers, and incorporate course-related trips in Paris, including visits to art museums, and to architectural and historical landmarks....
Designed to help you acquire or improve Chinese language skills through intensive language instruction, an entire year of college-level Chinese is covered during this pro
Beginning in Summer 2018, the Beijing Summer - Language Intensive Program will be held in Shanghai.
Immerse yourself in the language and culture of the largest city in China when you study abroad in Shanghai. In eight weeks, rapidly improve your language skills in the classroom and in your daily activities as you interact with Shanghai residents from all over China and around the world. The IES Abroad Shanghai summer program provides intensive beginner, intermediate, advanced intermediate, and advanced level Chinese language courses.
What You'll Study
Designed to help you acquire or improve Chinese language skills through intensive language instruction, an entire year of college-level Chinese is covered during this program. Small class sizes and one-on-one instruction with Chinese language faculty make this program perfect for vastly improving your language skills. You will study with IES Abroad Shanghai faculty and follow a Center-wide language pledge to maximize language learning....
This program is excellent for serious students at all levels who seek to study the Japanese language in an intensive 6-credit course. Course-related excursions in and aro
Tokyo will challenge you to experience the world in new ways, and immerse yourself in a culture that combines fast-paced modernity with age-old traditions.
This program is excellent for serious students at all levels who seek to study the Japanese language in an intensive 6-credit course. Course-related excursions in and around Tokyo complement what you learn in the classroom, and help you gain knowledge of Japanese culture and society.
You live in the National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, located in the heart of Tokyo, a prime location from which to explore the massive city. While you live in a residence hall building with other IES Abroad students, you will have the chance to practice your Japanese language skills and experience Japanese family life and culture during an optional weekend at a homestay in a rural town. IES Abroad organizes an overnight field trip for all students to Nikko, plus a day trip to Kamakura....
Enroll in a course on the history and tradition of the Palio and Contrade of Siena or study Tuscan culture and cuisine. By combining coursework with study outside the cla
Nestled in the Tuscan countryside, Siena is a beautiful medieval city located 35 miles southwest of Florence. Immerse yourself in Italian society, cuisine, and culture, while enjoying easy access to the Tuscan capital, the sea, and the renowned Tuscan landscape.
Enroll in a course on the history and tradition of the Palio and Contrade of Siena or study Tuscan culture and cuisine. By combining coursework with study outside the classroom, you will experience the rich cultural heritage of Tuscany.
This program offers you an opportunity to get an insider’s view of the Palio—a famous horse race which occurs every summer in one of the most recognized piazzas in the world, Piazza del Campo. Each race horse represents one of the 17 historic neighborhoods, or contrade, of Siena, to which Sienese identity is fundamentally tied....
Summer is the perfect time to explore the city of Rome while practicing your Italian language skills. Our Rome Summer Language & Culture Program offers to begin with
Summer is the perfect time to explore the city of Rome while practicing your Italian language skills. Our Rome Summer Language & Culture Program offers to begin to advanced language courses taught by expert faculty trained in second language acquisition. Practice all four skills (speaking, reading, listening, and writing) while focusing on your oral proficiency. During your time in Rome, you won’t just speak the language—you’ll learn what makes the Italian culture one of a kind.
Center: IES Abroad Rome
Program Credits: 6 credits
Language of Instruction: English, Italian
Language Prerequisites: None
After you are admitted, refer to the Travel Dates section of the Predeparture Information in your MyIESabroad account before booking travel....
This six-week summer program offers you intensive Japanese courses at The Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University, which is renowned in the field of Japane
What better way to practice your Japanese language skills and immerse yourself in Japanese life and culture than by studying in Nagoya? This six-week summer program offers you intensive Japanese courses at The Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) at Nanzan University, which is renowned in the field of Japanese language education. You'll round out your education in Nagoya by learning about Japanese culture, politics, and arts. You will have an opportunity to participate in two field trips with Japanese students (organized by CJS). In addition, we will organize a one-day trip to Kyoto and cultural activities exclusively for IES Abroad students.
Center: IES Abroad Nagoya
Program Credits: 6 - 8.5 credits
Language of Instruction: Japanese, English
Language Prerequisites: 2 semesters of college-level Japanese and know at least 200 kanji
This program combines the development of language skills with English- and German-taught courses that expose you to Germany’s fascinating history and present-day culture
This program combines the development of language skills with English- and German-taught courses that expose you to Germany’s fascinating history and present-day culture and society. German language courses are available at the beginning and intermediate level. A German-taught Literature course is offered for advanced-level students. Course-related excursions plays a central role in the program, taking you outside the classroom to discover the rich heritage and contemporary culture of Berlin and Germany. Study in Berlin this summer!
Improve your German language skills through beginning- and intermediate-level IES Abroad language courses. German language experience is not required to participate.
Enroll in area studies courses focusing on Art History, Film Studies, German Language and Literature, Jewish Studies, and Political Science.