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Top Summer Courses in Technology Studies

A summer course can be a valuable introduction to the study of many subjects or can be used to supplement regular coursework. The types of classes available vary widely and can be found at every skill level.

What is a summer course in technology studies? These courses may be exploratory in nature and give those new to the study of technology an introduction to formal technical study. The courses can be taken by those working towards a degree in technology to enable them to finish their degree in a shorter amount of time or to specialize in a specific area. In addition, summer courses in technology can be devoted to advanced research projects or development of software or apps. Students can enroll in summer courses that teach the basics of coding, website development, hardware, or virtually any topic under the heading of technology. 

A summer course in technology provides the advantage of convenience, since these classes are offered at times when school is not usually in session. In addition, summer classes tend to be smaller in size and can provide individualized attention.

The cost of a summer course in technology depends on the institution offering the classes and the materials or equipment used in the coursework. Financial aid may be available for students. In addition, some companies fund these courses for their employees.

Taking a technology course in the summer can develop an interest in pursuing technology as a regular field of study or as a career. Those with technical degrees are sought in almost every kind of field, since technology is at the heart of many businesses in the modern world. Most medium to large companies have departments that deal with repairing and implementing technology as well as developing proprietary technology. Technology engineer and developer, business systems analyst, application architect and technology specialist are some of the jobs graduates pursue.

Technical summer classes are waiting to assist you in reaching your educational goals. 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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35 Results in Technology Studies

Tel-Hai College

Get yourself immerse into the world of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and historical cartography in this short 5-day international course. The course will give you ... [+]

Get yourself immerse into the world of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and historical cartography in this short 5-day international course. The course will give you all you need to start working independently and with confidence in ArcGIS software. The course includes a field trip, lectures from top tier scholars and usage of historical maps and aerials which are part of Tel-Hai’s Center for Historical Cartographic Research.

Main Topics Familiarity with projections and coordinates Geographic information layersRaster and Vector Manage and view layers in ArcMap Anchoring maps / aerial / satellite photographs Digitization Management of database - labels, symbols and information Queries and spatial analyzes of the database Cartography and map creation Eligibility ... [-]
Israel Kfar Giladi
August 2019
Full-time
5 days
Campus
George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs

This hands-on program is designed for international students who are English language learners to introduce them to concepts in cross-disciplinary research in a U.S. univ ... [+]

Cross-disciplinary principles of data science and academic writing for research purposes

Program Dates: July 1 - August 10, 2018

This hands-on program is designed for international students who are English language learners to introduce them to concepts in cross-disciplinary research in a U.S. university. Students will engage with professionals to help solve problems in science and technology disciplines, as well as gain skills in research and writing techniques. In this program students will:

Connect with professionals in research-focused institutions. Develop skills in problem analysis, literature research, teamwork, communication, and presentation. Develop research-based writing skills including vocabulary, source evaluation, documentation, and cohesiveness. Work in cross-disciplinary teams, using research methodologies to address issues and solve problems in areas such as statistics, computer science, mathematics, bioinformatics and more. Courses ... [-]
USA Washington
July 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
IAE Pau-Bayonne

Develop leadership and teamwork Discover and master international innovative business models and strategies Gain the tools to solve the challenges facing global business ... [+]

IAE Pau-Bayonne is the Graduate School of Management, the guarantor of graduate public training offer in Management, within the University of Pau and Pays de l’Adour. Our school offers selective degrees at Master and Ph.D. level, tailored to the needs of companies, and fed from the latest progress in the Management Sciences research area. IAE Graduate School of Management prepares our students to integrate high position jobs in various fields of Management in France or abroad.

Overview

-Develop leadership and teamwork

-Discover and master international innovative business models and strategies

-Gain the tools to solve the challenges facing global business’

-Combine in depth learning, international mobility and work experience... [-]

France Bayonne Anglet Pau
July 2019
Full-time
10 days
Campus
Imperial College of London

Join us for a summer of discovery. This summer school for current undergraduate students of any nationality offers a unique window into Imperial's revolutionary approache ... [+]

Join us for a summer of discovery. This summer school for current undergraduate students of any nationality offers a unique window into Imperial's revolutionary approaches to some of the world’s biggest challenges.

Balancing lectures with practical tasks, it's a chance for you to challenge yourself academically and personally as you join a global community of learners.

You'll also gain a first-hand look at life at a world top 10 universities, with plenty of opportunities to see for yourself why London attracts more international students than any other city in the world.

Learn from experts

The work of our experts in making the world a healthier, safer and cleaner place to live has helped us earn the title of the UK’s most innovative university for the third year running (Reuters’ Europe’s Most Innovative Universities 2018).... [-]

United Kingdom Kensington
August 2019
Full-time
12 days
Campus
EIT Digital Summer School

A key element in the digital transformation of infrastructure is the convergence and integration of intelligent networking and computing services for data analysis. ... [+]

Overview

A key element in the digital transformation of infrastructure is the convergence and integration of intelligent networking and computing services for data analysis.

Our global interconnected world presents us with vast amounts of data, that is continuously being generated by countless devices and sensors. To extract knowledge and react on patterns hidden within this never-ending stream of Big Data, we must rethink the way we process data-at-rest and data-in-motion.

It is a challenge to provide core enabling functions for extracting value from the massive amounts of generated data to support breakthrough innovations in industry segments like utilities, manufacturing, and health.... [-]

Belgium Brussels Sweden Stockholm France Rennes  + 2 More
August 2019
2 weeks
Campus
RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University

The "Production Technology meets Industry 4.0" Summer School addresses excellent students in engineering and material science from all over the world who would like to le ... [+]

Industry 4.0 is an initiative by the German government which started in 2011 in order to push on the integration of production with information and communication technologies. In this context, digitization, automation, human-machine interaction as well as better networked production systems play an important role.

The RWTH International Academy works closely together with the International Office, the Language Center of the RWTH Aachen University and the RWTH Cluster of Excellence „Integrative Production Technology for High-Wage Countries“ to offer a perfect mix of technical study and cultural experience.

Early applications are encouraged! Apply by the 1st of March to re... [-]
Germany Aachen
August 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Summer School on Innovation and Technology Law

The summer school strives to present well-rounded analyses of the legal, business, and policy issues that arise at the intersection of law, technology, and industry. The ... [+]

The summer school strives to present well-rounded analyses of the legal, business, and policy issues that arise at the intersection of law, technology, and industry. The Program introduces to the main areas of Digital Law, providing participants with insight into the field of IT Law and an appreciation of the significant role of the law in furthering the economic and technological development, and particularly in promoting innovation. Aside from the academic program and its educational value, the Summer School is significant from a cultural point of view: participants will have the opportunity to attend one of Europe’s oldest universities, to discover the authentic Venezia as well as exchange ideas and experiences in an international environment.... [-]

Italy Padua
June 2019
Full-time
5 days
Campus
The International Summer School for Teens

An introductory class for students interested in computer science, technology and gaming. Students will learn the fundamentals of coding theory, language, and animation. ... [+]

Itinerary

This is an introductory to intermediate level class for students interested in computer programming, technology and gaming.

Students will learn the fundamentals of coding, theory, language and animation including planning, writing and programming code, using CSS, Python and HTML and others. They will work on projects ranging from Virtual Reality, Robotics, Game Design to App Development, gaining an understanding of STEM and future career opportunities. This class develops problem solving, teamwork and communication skills.

Learn the fundamentals of programming logic, language and animation Learn to code in CSS, Python and HTML Make and program computer hardware Sample Virtual Reality and Robotics, learn about their programming Skills learnt can be applied to other basic programming languages. Work on mini projects including game design and app development Equipment - Students are encouraged to bring their own lap top so they can take their work home with them. Laptops can be provided if required and sufficient notice is given beforehand. ... [-]
United Kingdom Stirling
June 2019
20 days
Campus
ESME SUDRIA

Are you curious, creative and a fast learner? Are DIY and digital technologies your thing? Are you looking for a unique international learning experience? Join our Paris ... [+]

Become a Maker: Build Your Own Robot and Bring It Home!

Are you curious, creative and a fast learner? Is DIY and digital technologies your thing? Are you looking for a unique international learning experience? Join our Paris and Lille Digital Manufacturing Labs and play, hack, create, design, think out of the box! Develop your own robot and be part of the Maker Movement!

WHEN?

From July 1 to July 20, 2019

WHERE?

Paris (Weeks 1 & 2), Lille (Week 3) – France

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM

Our summer program encompasses intensive scientific courses and seminars, as well as practical workshops led by our experts. You will be able to study and work in a creative and inspiring environment, having free access to our cutting-edge technology (3D printers, laser cutters, CNC milling machines, etc.) and software.... [-]

France Paris Lille
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Brno University of Technology

The International Summer School offers courses in selected IT areas for future technology leaders. The courses have been devised by experienced academics and offer both t ... [+]

The Faculty of Information Technology of Brno University of Technology (FIT BUT), the best-rated IT faculty in the Czech Republic, opens International Summer School in IT to take place at an interesting location in the heart of Europe. The International Summer School offers courses in selected IT areas for future technology leaders. The courses have been devised by experienced academics and offer both theoretical knowledge and practical seminars with experienced lecturers. A part of the lessons is project work in small teams. The courses also include visits to technology companies and guided tours to various points of interest in Central Europe.

Basic info Price: 1560 USD Length: 13 academic days Term: 15th to 31st of July Language: English Location: Brno, Czechia, Europe Eligibility: undergraduates in computer science or engineering 2-4 yr. Graduation: 5ECTS credits ... [-]
Czech Republic Brno
July 2019
Full-time
13 days
Campus
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

The contribution of computational methodologies to drug discovery is no longer a matter of dispute and the major world’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies use co ... [+]

About

The contribution of computational methodologies to drug discovery is no longer a matter of dispute and the major world’s pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies use computational design tools. Computer-aided drug design comprises computational methods and resources that are used to facilitate the design and discovery of new therapeutic solutions. This summer school will cover all the main computational techniques used in drug discovery, supplying a basic level of knowledge of this research field.

Aim

This course will be divided into theoretical and practical lessons and will allow the participants to independently develop their own computational studies.... [-]

Italy Lucca
July 2019
Full-time
6 days
Campus
University of California, Irvine - Summer Session

Study abroad in the heart of Southern California this summer, just minutes away from the beaches in beautiful Orange County! ... [+]

Summer Computer Science and Engineering Course in California S1 CSE 31 Introduction to Digital Systems 4 S1 CSE 50 Discrete-Time Signals and Systems 4 S1 CSE 70A Network Analysis I 4 S10 CSE 41 Introduction to Programming 4 S10 CSE 141 Concepts in Programming Languages I 4 S10 CSE 161 Design and Analysis of Algorithms 4 S2 CSE 31L Introduction to Digital Logic Laboratory 3 Why Study at UCI?

UC Irvine combines the strengths of a large, dynamic research university with the friendly feel of a small college, and incredible bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. Summer Session offers over 800 courses in 70 academic disciplines. Students will take courses led by world-renowned faculty and live and study with American students. As a visiting student, you have the option to choose courses that will help you fulfill degree requirements at your home university or courses just for interest.... [-]

USA Irvine
June 2019
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

Robotics is already part of our day to day, let's get the batteries! In this course of Robotics we will discover how to design and build our own robot, we will learn to p ... [+]

COURSE LANGUAGE: SPANISH.

Robotics is already part of our day to day, let's get the batteries! In this course of Robotics we will discover how to design and build our own robot, we will learn to program it so that it has the behavior that we like and we will familiarize ourselves with the Arduino boards and the rest of the pieces, sensors, motors, batteries and led that compose it .

goalsIntroduce students to the scientific-creative disciplines that are part of the current technological moment.Encourage creativity through the use of electronics, programming and their own ideasLearn to work with robotic kits and create smart objects.Assume in a fun way the scientific method: investigate, design, prototype, develop and, of course, share the results of the experiments.... [-]
Spain Madrid
June 2019
Part-time
1 week
Campus
Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

This module is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in business information systems and international management. It provides a unique com ... [+]

This module is designed for advanced undergraduate and graduate students interested in business information systems and international management. It provides a unique combination of business and information technology and focuses on opportunities emerging from an increasingly digitalized and globalized economy in Europe.

The lectures will cover different aspects of digitalization, business information systems, and information management. Due to their interactive design, lectures provide theoretical and practical insights into tomorrow’s important topics, including digital business models, business analytics, information management, and blockchain-based Technologies.

Cultural activities such as wine tasting and a guided visit tour of the Würzburg Residenz complement the learning experience in order to provide students with a deep insight into business, culture and everyday life in our Region.... [-]

Germany Würzburg
July 2019
Full-time
10 days
Campus
Oxford Royale Academy

How many times have you found yourself saying “There’s an app for that”? Computers and apps have become so deeply engrained in our daily lives that it’s difficult to imag ... [+]

Overview

How many times have you found yourself saying “There’s an app for that”? Computers and apps have become so deeply engrained in our daily lives that it’s difficult to imagine life without them. The huge demand for IT skills, combined with a general skills shortage in this fast-growing field, makes Computer Science and App Programming a good area in which to grow your knowledge – and this course is the ideal way to get started.

Academic Content

In our challenging Computer Science and App Programming course, you will be introduced to the basics of computer science and how computer technology can be exploited. As well as studying programming theory, you will develop practical skills in website development, using HTML for the structure and CSS for the formatting, and you will also be introduced to Python, a more scientific programming language. You’ll gain an understanding of the mathematics behind computer algorithms, and you will work in teams to design and develop your own app to put what you’ve learned to the test. ... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus