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
Switzerland (German: Schweiz, French: Suisse, Italian: Svizzera, Romansch: Svizra. Switzerland has some of the world renown universites like ETH in Zurich, EPFL in Lausanne, IHEID in Geneva, University of Lausanne or the University of St. Gallen. Keep in mind, it's much better to speak the local language, so if you can't speak either French, German or Italian, better go for a language course first.
Geneva is known for diplomacy. That’s probably why their university is specialized in humanist sciences, with the addition of medicine. Private university, institutes and private schools are also specialized in laws, political science, international affairs, history etc.
Compare Summer Courses in Geneva in Switzerland 2018
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... [-]
This year MGIMO International Summer School offers two intensive Modules “Russian Foreign Policy: Modern Challenges” and “Russian Energy Policy and International Energy Cooperation”. [+]
This year MGIMO International Summer School offers two intensive Modules “Russian Foreign Policy: Modern Challenges” and “Russian Energy Policy and International Energy Cooperation”.
Both Modules are taught in English by renowned internationally recognized MGIMO University professors, at a graduate level. Students will attend daily lectures, followed by group discussions and teamwork projects, meet prominent Russian politicians and diplomats, representatives of Russian and international big businesses.
Each module consists of Discipline-Specific Courses (62 contact hours including an oral exam, 5 ECTS credits), and 30 contact hours and 14 field trip hours of the Russian Language Course (4 ECTS credits). The Russian language course is taught in groups composed of students with similar levels of proficiency in the Russian language.... [-]
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 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.
The Summer French courses are open to everyone who is at least 17 years old.
Classes take place every day from Monday to Friday, in the morning and in the afternoon.
3 separate sessions :
- from 25 June to 13 July 2018 / CHF 850.-
- from 16 July to 3 August 2018 / CHF 850.-
- from 6 August to 24 August 2018 / CHF 850.-... [-]