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Many full time students take classes full time during the academic year and spend their summers relaxing or working to save money for the upcoming school year. In order to preserve, enhance, or add to the information they have already learned, some students choose to take summer courses.

What is a summer course?  The name itself denotes that it is a course the typically takes place during the summer. These courses are typically offered by colleges, universities and other schools around the world. Some summer courses benefit students with additional knowledge that will assist them in a future career. Other courses also provide credits toward a higher level degree.

There are many expected and unexpected benefits for those who enroll in a summer course. Gaining more knowledge and keeping current with career enhancing skills are among those benefits that students expect. What individuals may not expect is that taking a summer course often preserves valuable knowledge and study skills, making the return to school much easier at the summer’s end.

Because there is much variation in the types and levels of summer courses that are available, the costs of the courses may also vary. For example, a summer course in fashion, taken through a community college may cost much less than a summer engineering course taken from a four-year university. Contacting individual schools to get information about tuition costs is strongly advised.

Almost any current or future career can be enhanced when one invests time into a summer course. Those who are still in school gain the benefit of not losing ground on the things they have learned during the school year. Their study habits may also be better than those students who do no studying during the summer months. Individuals that are already employed in a career may also benefit by learning more job skills by taking a short summer course.

 

The most important part of taking a summer course is to make the decision that your ongoing education is important. Once the decision is made, you can search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form. 

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Summer Coding Camp - Ages 11 - 18

Tekkie Uni
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Thousand Oaks

In our camps, we teach teens how to turn their ideas into reality using the power of code. The camp moves from basic logic and programming concepts to advanced coding, all through fun, experience and practice. [+]

In our camps, we teach teens how to turn their ideas into reality using the power of code. The camp moves from basic logic and programming concepts to advanced coding, all through fun, experience and practice.

WHAT WILL YOU BE ABLE TO DO AT THE END OF THE COURSE? To give children basic computer science concepts and enable them to engage experientially in logical thought To provide design and planning habits – self-discipline, working individually and as part of a group, simplification skills, and modular thought To expose the children to the software development project process – problem-solving from the problem analysis stage through the actualization of the solution SYLLABUS SUMMARY ... [-]

China Studies Summer School

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus 4 weeks September 2018 China Suzhou

The XJTLU China Studies Summer School is a place to be, a course to follow, and an experience to be had. The academic course at the heart of this year’s summer school, taught in intensive mode, is social change in China. [+]

China Studies Summer School OVERVIEW Interested in China but don't know where to start? Studying China and wanting to experience local culture? Looking for an interesting summer study programme with good food, exciting places to visit and great company?

The XJTLU China Studies Summer School is a place to be, a course to follow, and an experience to be had. The academic course at the heart of this year’s summer school, taught in intensive mode, is social change in China.

The summer school, which runs from Saturday 1 to Saturday 29 July 2017, will take you to Xi’an, Chengdu and Hangzhou, as well as introducing you to Suzhou, the home of XJTLU.

Xi’an is famous as an ancient Chinese capital housing, amongst other treasures, the Terracotta Army. Chengdu is famous for spicy food and pandas. Suzhou is the long term cultural centre of China, famous for its silk, gardens, canals, painting and wood carving.... [-]


German summer courses for Juniors and Teenagers

Humboldt-Institut e.V.
Campus Full time 2 - 8 weeks October 2018 Germany Berlin

The lessons are specially structured and designed for younger and adolescent students. They are interactive and demanding, very effective, and fun!

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German summer courses for Juniors and Teenagers

The Humboldt-Institut offers German courses for all age groups and language levels since 1977. This makes it one of the largest and most experienced providers of German as a foreign language. Juniors is the term we use for our youngest students between ages 7 and 13. Teenagers are our students ages 14 and 18.

Our schools for juniors and teenagers are located amidst beautiful landscape or in attractive small towns. Some summer course centers for teenagers are in the heart of larger cities like Berlin, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Munich or Vienna. Our students' safety is always assured — regardless of course center chosen — through our 24-hour staff supervision.... [-]


Sustainable Tourism Summer Course

International Study Programs of Udayana University
Campus 4 weeks June 2018 Indonesia Bali

As the leading tourist destination in Indonesia Bali finds itself in a challenging position, where tourism development is helping the island to grow economically, but at the same time threatening natural habitats, marine life, and its unique culture. [+]

As the leading tourist destination in Indonesia Bali finds itself in a challenging position, where tourism development is helping the island to grow economically, but at the same time threatening natural habitats, marine life, and its unique culture. This intense 4-week summer course will help you to understand the impact of tourism in Bali and see the steps that are made towards sustainable tourism and ecotourism. Various field trips will help you to gain an insight into the efforts that are made to reduce the negative impacts and to preserve Bali’s main tourist attractions: its nature and cultural practices. Your classroom | the Balinese community

Nature is the most important source for tourism, thus, ecotourism especially focuses on approaches of integrating tourism into the ecosystem. But especially tourism in Bali also has a huge impact the local community: it is challenging traditional and religious practices of the Balinese Hindu and, with many investors coming from abroad, is lacking to include the local community. Within this summer course, you will have the chance to visit not only resorts with a greener vision but also villages, that have successfully integrated a concept that is green, is empowering its local people and is in line with their life concept, also known as the Tri Harta Karana. An opportunity and approach that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.... [-]


Summer School

Barcelona School of Management · Pompeu Fabra University
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Spain Barcelona

If you are an international undergraduate or recent graduate student from any discipline, or a young professional willing to update your skills, while enjoying an experience abroad, this is your program. During the 2-week Summer School, you will learn about management while developing your core competencies and specializing in sports management, marketing or finance.

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Welcome to the 2017 UPF Barcelona School of Management Summer School! What do you need to complete your academic experience? Are you planning on pursuing a management related Master’s Degree in the near future? Do you have a creative idea or a professional project you would like to develop? The Summer School will give you the academic experience and cultural background to start opening doors. If you are an international undergraduate or recently graduate student from any discipline, or a young professional willing to update your skills, while enjoying an experience abroad, this is your program. During the 2-week Summer School, you will learn about management while developing your core competences and specializing in sports management, marketing or finance. The academic program will be combined with visits to different key companies showcasing the Barcelona brand: the Cervezas Moritz factory, the famous Mango fashion chain and the prestigious Fútbol Club Barcelona. Our Summer School also offers elective courses for students interested in learning or improving their knowledge of Spanish language and culture. Let your passion take the lead, don’t miss this chance to have a unique experience. Live Barcelona! Who is it for? The Summer School is addressed to undergraduate students and recent graduate students of any discipline and nationality. Professional experience is not mandatory. Students with professional experience willing to join an international program are also welcome. A special early-bird fee of €1.755 valid until 28th April 2017. ... [-]


International Summer school: Project Bootstrap

EPITECH
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 France Paris Bordeaux Lille Lyon Marseille Montpellier Nancy Nantes Nice Rennes Strasbourg Toulouse + 11 more

With the Epitech Bootstrap Summer, students will experience the Epitech innovative project-based pedagogy at one of twelve Epitech campuses of their choice. They will apprehend and bring together technologies in order to bootstrap the IT project they have always dreamt of. [+]

International Summer school: Project Bootstrap

From July 3 to 21, 2017

Students will experience the Epitech innovative project-based pedagogy at one of twelve Epitech campuses of their choice. The aim of the program will be to realize a technical prototype based on a specific technology related to the ecosystem of the city. Technologies used will range from IoT to e-health, drones, video games or interactive design. In addition to technical modules, the program will include company visits and outdoor activities which will allow students to discover places of interest and the technological ecosystem of the city.

WEEK 1: Mini-pool and innovation session

WEEK 2: Technical Acculturation and bootstrapping... [-]


ISAE4W - International Summer Academy in Engineering for Women

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Campus 2 weeks July 2018 Austria Linz

International Summer Academy in Engineering 4 (for) Women For the 5th time the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria offers a unique opportunity for a selected group of highly-motivated and talented women (high school, college or undergraduate students) to experience top-class and challenging university-level coursework. [+]

What is the ISAE4W?

International Summer Academy in Engineering 4 (for) Women

For the 5th time the University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria offers a unique opportunity for a selected group of highly-motivated and talented women (high school, college or undergraduate students) to experience top-class and challenging university-level coursework.

The Academy’s intensive, two and a half week programme combines sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in engineering, informatics and natural sciences. Besides knowledge transfer in these fields, social, cross-cultural and gender aspects are covered and discussed during lectures and workshops.

In addition to the general programme, each participant can choose one of the three specializations, which will be scheduled for approximately three days:... [-]


Summer School in Iceland 2018

Bifröst University
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 Iceland Borgarnes

The Summer School is located in the natural paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier. Students are accommodated in comfortable single and double rooms at the program´s beautiful campus on the shore of Lake Hreðarvatn.

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The Summer School 2018 Program

The Summer School is located in the natural paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier. Students are accommodated in comfortable single and double rooms at the program´s beautiful campus on the shore of Lake Hreðarvatn.

The three-week program (8 ECTS / 4 US Credits) offers high-level Leadership studies with an emphasis on Sustainability.

The Summer School will take place from July 21st to August 11th, 2018.

The Summer School gives students Leadership training and prepares them for the challenges that future leaders will face.

Here you can read an article about the Summer School in 2016, written by one of the students: http://www.mladiinfo.eu/2016/09/07/irelandsummerschool/... [-]


The Finance Boot Camp

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Germany Frankfurt am Main

You didn’t choose to study Finance at university, but now you’re curious to find out more about the major financial products and investment strategies. You want a better understanding of the news; you dream about becoming the next George Soros – maybe you’ve even thought about going into banking after all. [+]

Finance Boot Camp 2018: The Banking Game

Perhaps you did not choose to study Finance at university, but now you are curious to find out more about the major financial products and investment strategies. Possibly you want a better understanding of the news or dream about becoming the next George Soros. Maybe you will be a new student next fall and want to get a jump start on your studies. Either way, The Finance Boot Camp with the Banking Game will be a fun addition to your summer.

Target Audience

Frankfurt School’s Finance Boot Camp targets non-finance Bachelor and Master students seeking to develop or deepen their skills in finance in one of Europe’s leading financial centers: Frankfurt am Main.Demanding and intensive, highly motivated students who are interested in learning about the key aspects of finance and banking in a condensed time period should apply.... [-]


LAS Summer Language Program Course

Leysin American School
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2018 Switzerland Leysin

The LAS Summer language Program is an intensive program consisting of two optional streams, English or French. The purpose is to increase students’ skills, abilities, and confidence in their selected language. Students are divided into groups based on an appropriate age range and ability. Learning takes place in and out of the classroom and each week will be themed in order to add focus and richness to the language acquisition process. [+]

The LAS Summer Language Program is an intensive program consisting of two optional streams, English or French. The purpose is to increase students’ skills, abilities, and confidence in their selected language. Students are divided into groups based on an appropriate age range and ability. Learning takes place in and out of the classroom and each week will be themed in order to add focus and richness to the language acquisition process.

English Stream

The LAS Summer program is an English language environment. However, we recognize that some students are not quite ready for this English language immersion experience. For those students, we offer three levels of specific English language instruction, Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced. When submitting an application students/parents select the level they think best represents their student’s abilities. Upon arrival on campus students take a placement test to confirm they are enrolled at the correct level. Each level offers a variety of learning opportunities that include reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills.... [-]


Summer Course: Intensive Arabic in Rabat

AMIDEAST America-Mideast Educational & Training Services
Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2018 Morocco Rabat

The program offers two 4-week sessions, allowing a student to move through two levels in one summer. The curriculum is based on AMIDEAST’s Arabic Language and Culture Curriculum, which is functional and communicative in its approach. The teachers are carefully selected native speakers with excellent language teaching experience and skills. [+]

Rabat is one of Morocco’s “imperial cities,” and its modern capital. It is home to the leading educational institutions in the country and offers students opportunities to move from the shops and cafes of the “European” city to the winding alleys and exciting markets of the old “medina” in a few minutes’ walk. The AMIDEAST Education Abroad Program in Rabat offers a Summer Intensive Arabic Program that focuses on Modern Standard Arabic at the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels. Students in the program live with Arabic-speaking Moroccan families and attend classes at AMIDEAST’s facilities in the bustling Agdal area of the city.

The program offers two 4-week sessions, allowing a student to move through two levels in one summer. The curriculum is based on AMIDEAST’s Arabic Language and Culture Curriculum, which is functional and communicative in its approach. The teachers are carefully selected native speakers with excellent language teaching experience and skills.... [-]


Summer camp - Canada Platinum

Columbia International College
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2018 Canada Hamilton

This four-week ESL camp program features an exciting blend of nature and culture, where half-day and full-day ESL classes are balanced with overnight trips to famous tourist destinations, day excursions to Hamilton landmarks, fun evening activities, and the love of our caring and fun-loving camp counsellors. [+]

This four-week ESL camp program features an exciting blend of nature and culture, where half-day and full-day ESL classes are balanced with overnight trips to famous tourist destinations, day excursions to Hamilton landmarks, fun evening activities, and the love of our caring and fun-loving camp counsellors.

Platinum camp is special because of our popular overnight excursions, which offer campers a chance to immerse themselves in some of the country’s most cosmopolitan cities and develop their leadership skills in the Canadian wilderness.

A six-day tour of Eastern Canada features the cultural and architectural majesty of Montreal and Quebec City (where campers can try speaking French); the rich history of Ottawa, the nation’s capital; and the beautiful 1000 Islands area of eastern Lake Ontario. A four-day trip to Bark Lake connects campers to the outdoors, where they canoe, swim, climb, hike and develop lifelong friendships around the campfire.... [-]


EIPM Summer School

EIPM - The European Institute of Purchasing Management
Campus Part time 4 weeks July 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The EIPM Summer School is a concise executive programme in Purchasing and Supply Management offered at the Archamps Campus. [+]

Four Weeks of Purchasing Immersion

The EIPM Summer School is a concise executive programme in Purchasing and Supply Management offered at the Archamps Campus.

The programme encourages an action learning philosophy, as participants are expected to work on real life strategic challenges.

It consists of the 4 specialisation modules from the EIPM Executive MBA programme and has a convenient schedule over the summer months, presented in two blocks of two weeks each. It is delivered through June to September.

Starting from the alignment between the business and purchasing strategy, it explores how value can be created together with suppliers, how external innovation can be identified and used and how leading global supply chains operate. Advanced negotiation and communication practices are also part of the curriculum.... [-]


Summer Course in Debating International Relations

The University of Edinburgh Summer School
Campus 4 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Debating International Relations will introduce you to the major principles, concepts, actors, and theories of the international system. Using examples from the world today, you will learn how apply this theory to current debates, issues, and conflicts to gain an objective and informed view. [+]

Debating International Relations

Apply political theories and concepts to today's major global issues and debates

Description

Debating International Relations will introduce you to the major principles, concepts, actors, and theories of the international system. Using examples from the world today, you will learn how apply this theory to current debates, issues, and conflicts to gain an objective and informed view.

The course is divided into two parts. In the first part, you will examine a number of theoretical approaches drawn from different intellectual traditions in the discipline, including classical and contemporary realism, liberalism, and radical approaches to international relations, as well as contemporary debates on power and globalisation.... [-]


Summer Course: Shakespeare: Reading and Performance

Kingston University London - Summer Courses
Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom London

This class gives you the chance to read and attend performances of three of Shakespeare's plays being performed in London at the time. We will compare the reading and performance of these; situate them alongside their historical and cultural context in Elizabethan/ Jacobean London, and take into account the theatrical conditions affecting their production and the changing interpretations they have attracted through the ages. [+]

This class gives you the chance to read and attend performances of three of Shakespeare's plays being performed in London at the time. We will:

compare the reading and performance of these; situate them alongside their historical and cultural context in Elizabethan/ Jacobean London; and take into account the theatrical conditions affecting their production and the changing interpretations they have attracted through the ages.

Guided field trips will reinforce your understanding of these contexts and are likely to include:

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and its exhibition (taking in a performance); the Inns of Court (the Elizabethan equivalent of a modern university); bankside walk/visit to Golden Hind; and Stratford upon Avon. Aims To provide the opportunity for students to study a number of key Shakespearean (and contemporary Jacobean) dramatic texts in detail; To allow students to develop an understanding of the relationship between Shakespeare’s plays and the cultural and historical contexts in which they were produced and performed; To examine several of Shakespeare’s plays in performance and to consider the differences between Shakespeare as a reading text and as drama in performance; To engage critically with contemporary interpretations of Shakespeare in relation to text and history. Learning Outcomes ... [-]