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.
Before desktop publishing, and more, in general, the diffusion of electronic instruments, production, and duplication of written texts was strictly connected to calligraphic practice and movable types.[+]
Before desktop publishing, and more in general the diffusion of electronic instruments, production and duplication of written texts was strictly connected to calligraphic practice and movable types.
These activities, considered obsolete in a phase of big enthusiasm for technology, are now coming again in the spotlight, due to an increasing number of estimators that includes both the last users of communication materials and the companies, which are always more often considering manual skills and handicraft as a big value and a valid instrument to enhance their brand.
Target : This program is design for students or graduates in disciplines related to the creative fields: visual arts, design, fashion, architecture, communication, and which are fond of calligraphy and printing.... [-]
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 ... [-]
In this Summer School, you will have an introduction to the demanding topics of generating product innovations. You will get introduced to the aspects of mechanical engineering to create and engineer cutting-edge innovative products.[+]
The Institute for Engineering Design focuses especially on computer-aided product design and development - the elementary ingredients for innovation and technology leadership. Within their very interdisciplinary team, the IKT provides a practice-oriented education, which is based on distinct cooperation with international industry partners and application-oriented specific research. For decades, the IKT has been training outstanding engineers in the field of systematic product development as a worldwide recognized institution in the field of design methodology and product lifecycle management. In our four competency groups, research is being done on a broad interdisciplinary spectrum of current, future and industry-related issues.... [-]
Learn something new this summer. Spend two weeks learning Chinese language (Mandarin) while experiencing one of the world’s most important economies. [+]
Learn something new this summer. Spend two weeks learning Chinese language (Mandarin) while experiencing one of the world’s most important economies.
Our two-week summer school runs from:3 to 16 July 2017 17 July to 30 August 2017 31 July to 13 August 2017
Classes take place Monday to Friday, 10am to 1pm. Each week will be comprised of 15 hours of classroom-based language lessons and four hours of cultural understanding lessons. There will be plenty of opportunity to use the language you are learning on the street and in social situations.
This is the course for you if you:have never studied Chinese before and want a kick start into this fascinating and vital language want to quickly accelerate your level wish to travel with a group and a group leader are 16 years old or over WHY JOIN US ON THIS SUMMER SCHOOL? ... [-]
SRISA offers American University level undergraduate courses taught in English in a variety of areas of study. All classes, with the exception of Italian, are taught in English. Summer sessions are 4 weeks long and students enroll in 3-6 credit hours. [+]
SRISA offers American University level undergraduate courses taught in English in a variety of areas of study. All classes, with the exception of Italian, are taught in English. Summer sessions are 4 weeks long and students enroll in 3-6 credit hours.Summer Programs: Summer A (May-June) Total Credits: 3-6 Summer B (June-July) Total Credits: 3-6 Departments: Fine Arts Liberal Arts Design Italian Subjects:
Photography, Digital Imaging, Printmaking, Book Arts, Painting, Drawing, Art History, Museum Studies, History, Music Appreciation, Politics and Social Science, Literature, Creative Writing, Cinema (Film Studies), Journalism, Fashion Design, Jewelry Design, Textiles Design, Italian Language (All Levels).... [-]
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.[+]
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. ... [-]
The Barcelona CREI Macroeconomics Summer School offers an overview of the current state of research in key areas of macroeconomics. Courses are taught by leading experts in their fields and cover recent developments in different areas of macroeconomics, including growth, international finance, sovereign risk, asset bubbles, monetary policy, and forecasting.[+]
The Barcelona CREI Macroeconomics Summer School offers an overview of the current state of research in key areas of macroeconomics. Courses are taught by leading experts in their fields and cover recent developments in different areas of macroeconomics, including growth, international finance, sovereign risk, asset bubbles, monetary policy, and forecasting. The courses are aimed at graduate students as well as more senior researchers and practitioners who want to brush up their knowledge and get exposure to the latest advances in academic research. During the summer school, the faculty is available for discussion of participants' research ideas, as well as lecture content. This Summer School program is jointly organized by the Barcelona GSE and the Center for Research in International Economics (CREI), a research institute sponsored by the Generalitat de Catalunya and Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in fulfillment of its aim to promote the dissemination of research in macroeconomics and related areas.... [-]
Add to your academic credits this summer while enjoying Paris [+]
Add to your academic credits this summer while enjoying Paris/Nice
Discover Nice, Monaco and the Riviera! Discover the district of Saint-Germain-des-Prés and all the monuments in Paris! From Nice and Paris, it’s easy to travel in Europe.
Choose 2 courses from:Business Strategy (6 ECTS) 36 hours Luxury Brand Management (6 ECTS) 36 hours French Culture and Civilisation (4 ECTS) 21 hours French Language for beginners (4 ECTS) 21 hours
ActivitiesWelcome and farewell events Wine and cheese tasting City and enterprise visits Museums and perfume manufacturers tour Duration
21-36 hoursCost & Fees
€ 2,200 covering tuition fees, course material, activities and company visits, bus pass € 2,000: Special discount for 5 students from the same university € 1,000 deposit to be paid before April... [-]
Designed for students who are close to their English language requirement, this five-week course has been developed with the School of Law. [+]
Designed for students who are close to their English language requirement, this 10-week course has been developed with the School of Law.
Offered jointly with the Centre for English Language Education, which is accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English in the UK, it provides you with the best preparation to join postgraduate degrees in law, particularly LLM.What you will learn
Over the course of the 10 weeks, the main aims of the bridging program are to:develop and improve your English language and analytical skills prepare you for academic study introduce a critical and reflective approach to the study introduce the skills of working collaboratively with others provide you with support and guidance What you will do ... [-]
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. [+]
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.... [-]
This comprehensive summer school will give you great insight into European culture and architecture, while at the same time giving you the opportunity to spend time in the heart of Central Europe: Olomouc. The knowledge and understanding gained during this summer school, is particularly of interest in the current, complex new era of globalisation. [+]
Are you interested in Central Europe, its history & culture, architecture & society, its Greek and Roman legacy, in crusades, birth of modern nations in Central Europe, and in trips and parties in and around the Czech Republic? Then this is the summer school for you!
With topics ranging from:Christianity and formation of the European East and West; Baroque culture and spirituality; Europe and the world since 1900: from global leadership to periphery?
This comprehensive summer school will give you great insight into European culture and architecture, while at the same time giving you the opportunity to spend time in the heart of Central Europe: Olomouc. The knowledge and understanding gained during this summer school, is particularly of interest in the current, complex new era of globalisation.... [-]
You want to learn or improve your French? This 4-week intensive program is made just for you: Language course focusing on professional French; company visits; rich and varied sociocultural activities. This summer, come and experience what life in Montreal has to offer… [+]
Participate in a total immersion experience to acquire or refine your writing and speaking skills in Business French, thereby increasing your opportunities in the international job market.Explore
Immerse yourself in a program that revolves around the discovery of Montreal, the largest French-speaking city in North America, through a wide variety of cultural activities as well as numerous meetings with key economic players in Montreal and internationally: Hydro-Québec, Cirque Éloize, Radio-Canada, Moment Factory, La TOHU…... [-]
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. [+]
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... [-]
The lessons are specially structured and designed for younger and adolescent students. They are interactive and demanding, very effective, and fun![+]
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.... [-]
France's strong agrarian tradition together with its appreciation of fine food and wine makes it an ideal destination to learn how French and European agriculture is managed to deal with the many challenges facing the preservation of natural resources and sustainable food systems.[+]
France's strong agrarian tradition together with its appreciation of fine food and wine makes it an ideal destination to learn how French and European agriculture is managed dealing with the many challenges facing the preservation of natural resources and sustainable food systems. Make the world your classroom! Perfect your intercultural skills while savoring the beauty Lyon and its surroundings has to offer. Students’ accommodations as well as ISARA-Lyon building are in the heart of town, enabling easy access and multiple opportunities to discover different facets of the city. Academic programme: a 5-week comprehensive programme including:A scientific programme taught in English “Sustainable agriculture and food systems”: it includes courses on agroecological practices, biodiversity management, and the diversification of food systems, as well as study trips and hands-on learning opportunities Courses of French language and culture, including cultural outings in Lyon’s surroundings (from beginners to advanced levels) ... [-]