Summer Courses in Switzerland

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Colleges and universities offer summer courses to students looking to continue their education during the summer months; a time when most students are on vacation. Students have the opportunity to earn credit for the following school year

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LAS Edge Course

Leysin American School
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2019 Switzerland Leysin

Through a perfectly blended mix of cutting-edge, fun, and engaging activities, company visits, and high-level guest speakers, LAS edge™ is designed to broaden your horizons and increase your potential and determination to succeed. The tailor-made program running over three weeks, focusing on adaptability, creativity, innovation, resilience, self-confidence, and ultimately leadership, requires each individual to be highly motivated and committed. [+]

Why LAS Edge?

LAS edge™ is a new and exclusive program we are offering for students aged 13 and up. Aimed at highly motivated students, LAS edge™ will provide a platform for self-awareness and confidence development. This will allow students to gain a perspective on their leadership potential. Edge is a three-week program of self-discovery, focusing on our three core values – Innovation, Compassion, and Responsibility. It is designed for students who really want to participate in something completely different. The program offers a variety of challenging topics that will be explored in depth, including company visits, well-known guest speakers, and dynamic activities designed to push students limits.... [-]


LAS Sports Program Course

Leysin American School
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Switzerland Leysin

The LAS Sports Program has been designed to increase student participation, learning, and skill acquisition through two optional core programs: Tennis, or Mountain Leadership Development. The goal is to promote a healthy and positive attitude while building physical and mental fortitude through physical activity. The students are encouraged to challenge themselves in order to build self-confidence and a strong work ethic; transferable skills they will benefit from for the rest of their lives. [+]

The LAS Sports Program has been designed to increase student participation, learning, and skill acquisition through two optional core programs: Tennis, or Mountain Leadership Development. The goal is to promote a healthy and positive attitude, while building physical and mental fortitude through physical activity. The students are encouraged to challenge themselves in order to build self-confidence and a strong work ethic; transferable skills they will benefit from for the rest of their lives.

Tennis Program

The LAS Summer Tennis Program offers a quality tennis camp for all ages and abilities. Players will flourish through challenging training on the court while at the same time having fun. The program will also increase their personal and social skills while interacting with coaches and fellow tennis players.... [-]


LAS Summer Academic Program Course

Leysin American School
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 Switzerland Leysin

The LAS Summer Academic Program consists of two streams. The first, our “Accelerator” program, provides a clear focus on core school subjects. The second, our “Explorer” program, allows students to discover a range of fascinating topics that support the development of key skills in, particularly alternative subjects. Both programs bring the classroom out into the real world in order to take what the students have learned and apply them to practical situations. Students will select two courses from any of the subjects offered. [+]

The LAS Summer Academic Program consists of two streams. The first, our “Accelerator” program, provides a clear focus on core school subjects. The second, our “Explorer” program, allows students to discover a range of fascinating topics that support the development of key skills in, particularly alternative subjects. Both programs bring the classroom out into the real world in order to take what the students have learned and apply them to practical situations. Students will select two courses from any of the subjects offered.

Accelerator courses offered – Summer 2018 Mathematics

Mathematics is prevalent in almost every aspect of our lives. Math theories, concepts, and principles are the foundation of the economy, time, measurements, engineering, and even the arts. For this reason, it is clear that students need to have a solid working knowledge of mathematics. This course is designed to strengthen students’ math comprehension. Not only will it expose students to the way math is used in science, technology, and engineering, it will also help students understand statistics, practice reasoning skills, and strengthen their critical thinking.... [-]


LAS Summer Language Program Course

Leysin American School
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2019 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 in Geopolitics

Geneva Institute of Geopolitical Studies
Campus Full time February 2019 Switzerland Geneva

The principal objective of this study programme is to introduce the basic concepts of geopolitics. [+]

The principal objective of this study programme is to introduce the basic concepts of geopolitics. The course adopts a multidisciplinary approach that incorporates strategic, geographic, historic, cultural and economic dimensions in order to facilitate a more profound understanding of contemporary international relations. Conferences will be held by leading international experts. Target group of participants: Persons working for International Organisations and government agencies, diplomats, university students, people working in various economic sectors, and other interested individuals. Dates: Program starts on Monday 13 July and ends on Friday 17 July 2015. Schedule: Conferences take place between 9-12 AM and 2:00 -5:00 PM. Location: Domaine de Penthes, 18, Chemin de l’Impératrice, Geneva, Switzerland. Language: English Certificate of participation will be awarded by GIGS upon completion of the course. Modules can be arranged if someone cannot attend the whole program. Application deadline: 2nd June 2015 Participation fee: 1’200 CHF for professionals and 700 CHF for students. (The registration fee does not cover travel, accommodation, meals and health insurance fees. GIGS does not offer financial aid to attend the summer course) PROGRAMME HIGHLIGHTS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES... [-]


Summer Experience

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Bluche,Switzerland
Campus Full time 1 - 2 weeks February 2019 Switzerland Crans-Montana

The best week in your life is just around the corner [+]

Every summer, Les Roches attracts curious, talented, entrepreneurial young people from all corners of the globe who want to discover the world of hospitality and its career opportunities.

The best way to learn about hospitality is by doing it. We introduce you to different areas of hospitality through a program that is both experiential and theoretical, so you can see if a career in this dynamic, opportunity-rich sector is for you.

HOSPITALITY: A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES

Les Roches Summer Experience programs give you the opportunity to experience diverse hospitality sectors, such as travel, tourism, events, entertainment, conferences, and food and beverage. Our faculty of industry experts and enthusiastic teachers will make this world come alive for you.... [-]


LRB Study Abroad Program

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Bluche,Switzerland
Campus Full time 20 weeks February 2019 Switzerland Crans-Montana

A semester abroad is more than an academic adventure, it’s an experience that can enrich your life and change your career path. Many students, particularly from Canada and the US, come to Les Roches [+]

A semester abroad is more than an academic adventure, it’s an experience that can enrich your life and change your career path. Many students, particularly from Canada and the US, come to Les Roches Switzerland for their Semester Abroad. In this program, students of hospitality management or business programs can be based here for 20 weeks and learn the Swiss approach to hospitality by taking up to five academic courses. One of the courses involves working in the different hospitality departments of Les Roches.

Other benefits:

- Learn from highly-qualified and experienced international faculty - Develop industry-relevant practical skills through experiential learning - Develop cross-cultural communication skills: over 90 nationalities on campus - Develop independence and leadership skills - Improve foreign language skills - Live abroad: experience a new environment... [-]


Summer French Course

Maison des Langues
Campus Full time 2 - 6 weeks February 2019 Switzerland Geneva

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... [-]