Summer courses are often an avenue used by students to attain additional certificates or qualifications outside of the normal school year. Whether they are bridging the gap between levels of study or adding to a career knowledge base, these courses can be found in almost any area of study.
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Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies
Spend your summer living and learning in the heart of Washington, D.C., at Georgetown University. Georgetown Summer Sessions offers a wide range of undergraduate and grad
Spend your summer living and learning in the heart of Washington, D.C., at Georgetown University. Georgetown Summer Sessions offers a wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses on campus and online. Explore more than 250 courses taught by world-renowned faculty and experience the dynamic energy of summer in the nation’s capital.
Programs & Courses
Undergraduate Courses: Whether you’re trying to catch up on credits, graduate early, or free up time to intern or study abroad, our summer courses offer an accelerated way to earn credit and get ahead. You’ll have the opportunity to learn in small, interactive classes and enjoy more time to focus on a single subject area.
Graduate Courses: Offered in a broad range of subjects, our graduate courses cover an entire semester’s worth of material at an accelerated pace. Take an in-depth look at a subject area in small, focused classes while learning from distinguished Georgetown faculty.
Online Courses*: Take classes from the comfort of home while earning academic credit through our flexible online courses. Offered during the Cross Session, these eight-week courses feature the same academic content and learning objectives as the on-campus courses, but in an entirely virtual format.
Special Programs & Courses: Our Summer Honors Institutes and Language Institutes offer unique learning opportunities for students from across the country and around the world.
Our International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate engineering programs by providing focused training in academic speaking and research writing. During
Our International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate engineering programs by providing focused training in academic speaking and research writing. During the six-week program, you will build skills to thrive in graduate school and the workplace. You’ll also earn credit hours in a special course taught by faculty from Tufts School of Engineering.
To apply for this program you must have:
A completed undergraduate degree
An intention to pursue STEM-related studies at a university or college
A minimum TOEFL score of 71 (internet), 197 (computer), or 530 (paper)
Note that priority will be given to incoming Tufts M.S. students.
In this two-week interdisciplinary program, we will approach the issues of energy production, ecological design and sustainable food from multiple—and sometimes conflicti
July 21—August 3, 2019
Join a small community of students interested in moving beyond “green” toward understanding what will be necessary to achieve a truly sustainable future. Learning and living together with a group of equally concerned and engaged people, you will explore how Smith College and our neighboring communities are practicing the ideals and principles of sustainability. We’ll talk about what is working, and what still needs to be done.
Thinking and Acting Beyond “Green”
In this two-week interdisciplinary program, we will approach the issues of energy production, ecological design and sustainable food from multiple—and sometimes conflicting—points of view to expose and understand the complexities and potential impacts of tackling (or ignoring) the issues. Our exploration of these issues will be informed and guided by important work in the natural sciences and the humanities.
George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs
In this program, you can build your own schedule of classes according to your interests. You will have the ability to select your courses from more than 650 undergraduate
Session I: May 21 - June 28, 2018 | Session II: July 1 - August 10, 2018
In this program, you can build your own schedule of classes according to your interests. You will have the ability to select your courses from more than 650 undergraduate and graduate options. Once you are admitted, our full-time advisor will work with you to select courses that are appropriate for your major and academic background.
Choosing a Course
When selecting a course, keep in mind:
Certain courses may not be available to visiting students, such as courses in the Milken School of Public Health or GW’s Law School. Other courses may be restricted by major so please read the notes below each course to find out more.
For questions regarding your course choices, please contact our office to speak with an advisor.
Spend your summer experiencing college life first-hand. Wellesley College invites rising high school junior and senior girls to join us this summer for a unique, immersiv
Wellesley's immersive summer program, designed for intellectually curious high school girls.
Spend your summer experiencing college life first-hand. Wellesley College invites rising high school junior and senior girls to join us this summer for a unique, immersive college experience—The Wellesley Pre-College Immersive Program. For four weeks, students will have the opportunity to become members of the Wellesley community, taking college level courses, earning full college credit and exploring the great city of Boston. Students will also enjoy academic, social, and intellectual opportunities that cannot be found in a high school program.
The Immersive Experience
Rigorous coursework in an intimate setting, with highly motivated peers and Wellesley's renowned faculty
Life-changing opportunity to cultivate close connections with similar-minded women from all around the world
Exposure to undergraduate residential life at a world-class liberal arts and sciences institution
Wellesley campus' 500 acres of rolling hills and woodland, award-winning architecture, and the renowned beauty of Lake Waban in the summertime
Classes, residential life, and planned outings to Boston and Cambridge that encourage a holistic summer experience for personal growth
We are living in a unique moment in time with unprecedented disruption. Today innovation is everyone's business. If you want to future-proof your career and make an impac
Education that's practical!
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We deliver 21st-century education for the next generation of CEO's & Entrepreneurs.
Why Silicon Valley Academy?
We are living in a unique moment in time with unprecedented disruption. Today innovation is everyone's business. If you want to future-proof your career and make an impact, our summer program Silicon Valley Business Academy can be your source of inspiration and instruction. Experience the best technology hub in one of the most innovative places on earth, expand your business connections at numerous networking events, and deepen your individual skills with practical hands-on workshops. Embrace an entrepreneurial mindset, experience the excitement of championing bold new ideas, and learn how to forge your own path! We are collaborating with many of the players that make up the Valley’s remarkable innovation ecosystem. The Business Academy was created to open this amazing world to anyone who wants to learn from those who create it every day....
Young Entrepreneurs at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia introduces students aged 14-17 to key business concepts. At this prestigious Ivy League university,
Young Entrepreneurs at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia introduces students aged 14-17 to key business concepts. At this prestigious Ivy League university, ranked 10th in the world (Times World University Rankings, 2018), students will delve into analytics, management, marketing and finance. They will put their new learnt skills into action, compete in team challenges, and discover who has the most entrepreneurial flair.
Included in Bucksmore Young Entrepreneurs
Personalised report card & certificate.
Entrances to attractions on excursions.
Full activity programme.
The American Language Program at California State University, East Bay (ALP) offers a wide range of high-quality, English language and other programs for students from al
The American Language Program at California State University, East Bay (ALP) offers a wide range of high-quality, English language and other programs for students from all over the world. Whether you are interested in improving your English, preparing for university studies in the United States, getting a post-bachelor's certificate, or experiencing life at an American university, we have a program for you!
This part-time program is designed for professionals and business-oriented students who want to focus on English for the business environment. The program includes 15 hours of study per week.
build on their vocabulary and writing skills
improve their presentation skills
practice facilitating meetings and negotiating
visit companies in Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area
ISSOS - International Summer Schools For 13-18 Year Olds
Beginner’s benefit from individual attention and constant encouragement, as well as learning to develop their basic tennis strokes. Intermediate players refine their stro
The exclusive summer program of ISSOS, offers high school students (aged 13-18) the unique opportunity to combine learning, creative enrichment and action-packed adventure in the world renowned and stunning university towns of St Andrews or Cambridge in the UK or New Haven, Connecticut in the United States. Students who gain a place at ISSOS will be able to create a personalised three-week program to suit both their academic needs and wider interests, by choosing one academic and one elective program.
Mornings at ISSOS are dedicated to academic study and our high-quality academic programs. Classes meet daily for three hours and, unlike other summer schools, we limit numbers in order to guarantee that all our students will benefit from small class sizes and individual attention. Academic Program Options:...
Open to the creative individual, inspired professionals, current college students, and college graduates, as well as those newly admitted to SCI-Arc’s M.Arch 1 prog
Open to the creative individual, inspired professionals, current college students and college graduates, as well as those newly admitted to SCI-Arc’s M.Arch 1 program, Making+Meaning is a four-week summer studio program that introduces students to architectural experimentation and transformative design techniques in a unique and lively studio setting. Making+Meaning students learn basic skills in drawing and model making as they craft a short series of designs focusing on composition, color, pattern, form, shape, and function. The designs increase in complexity and scale as students engage in an intensive introduction to the latest in computer modeling and digital representation. The results are innovative, fresh, and beautiful—a great addition to a portfolio, a way to enliven a professional career, or a new beginning to a regular in-semester architectural education. Making+Meaning is a growth program. Skills are expanded, but more than that, students push themselves to make and create what they could not have previously imagined. Students enrolled in Making+Meaning represent a broad spectrum of interests, and a diverse range of plans and goals. No previous architectural experience is required. Those who wish to jump-start a career in architecture receive a number of the benefits of a SCI-Arc education:...
In this three-week professional and academic training program, you’ll learn the core ideas and practices of conflict transformation.
In this three-week professional and academic training program, you’ll learn the core ideas and practices of conflict transformation. The program takes place on SIT Graduate Institute’s campus in Brattleboro, Vermont, and is led by a diverse group of internationally recognized faculty with years of applied, classroom, and research experience. This group includes SIT faculty, professional peacebuilders, and faculty from the international NGO Musicians without Borders, who are working in partnership with SIT.
The program’s philosophy is that conflict transformation training is most effective when it combines skills-based academic instruction with personal interaction between peacebuilders across ethnic, national, religious, and cultural divides. You and your fellow CONTACT participants will learn from one another and your instructors in an intensive format following an experiential learning model. Typically, peacebuilders from at least 15 countries participate in the program....
Planning to improve your English Language skills abroad while preparing for the IELTS in the summer? We surely can help you achieve those objectives while learning more a
About Summer EduFun
The Summer EduFun program is a full-fledged study-abroad program that has been carefully designed to instill not only the English skills and IELTS strategies during summer time, but to also empower the youth to objective social and cultural experiences toward accelerated personal growth and innovation.
The EduFun program primarily aims at escalating the learning of the best strategies to score higher in the IELTS test. Throughout the program, the students will also be exposed to numerous extra-curricular activities through which they can reinforce their communication and interpersonal skills. There are also other activities, including visits to landmarks, picnics, mall shopping, movie nights, and other activities that educational and entertaining. During the EduFun program, students will also enjoy well-supervised and objective social activities during distinctive excursions every Saturday. This can call deep attention to the conduct of real-life dialogues so that students can improve their verbal and social skills and maximize their learning outcomes. This year, the Summer EduFun will be focusing on IELTS Preparation & other skill enriching activities & workshops....
Physics students will be trained in the research groups working on the new Fermilab initiatives, the mu2e, muon (g-2), Nova experiments, as well as future neutrino physic
Physics students will be trained in the research groups working on the new Fermilab initiatives, the mu2e, muon (g-2), Nova experiments, as well as future neutrino physics experiments, or in the Fermilab group which collaborates with the cms experiment at CERN, or in the theory group. for some students, the internship may take place in other us laboratories or universities. engineering students will be trained in the Fermilab accelerator division, technical division or computing division or in groups working on applied research in other us laboratories or universities. each intern will be supervised by one mentor, an employee of the US laboratory. the mentor is responsible for the entire training program of the intern for the 9 weeks of permanence on the us soil. each intern will present a written report which will be the object of evaluation by a university of pisa committee....
University of Southern California USC Gould School of Law
USC Gould's Summer Law and English (SLE) four-week program builds a foundation in legal knowledge and strengthens your English speaking and writing skills.
Summer Law and English (SLE)
USC Gould's Summer Law and English (SLE) is a four-week program that strengthens your English speaking and writing proficiency while helping you build a foundation for future legal studies in the United States.
This summer's program will run from July 15 - August 9, 2019.
SLE is designed for international:
corporate legal counsel
law students, particularly those who have earned or will soon earn their first law degree (LLB or equivalent) and are interested in pursuing legal studies in the U.S.
anyone interested in the U.S. legal system who has earned a non-law undergraduate degree outside the United States
An IES internship in Chicago develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your c
Intern in this beautiful city on the shore of Lake Michigan, home to major global corporations and companies, with fantastic architecture, green parks, sandy beaches, great food, and exciting nightlife. Walk, bike, or take the "L" (the elevated and subway system) to work in this dynamic city of bold skyscrapers and major cultural events. For lunch, you can sample staples like deep-dish pizza and Chicago-style hot dogs. Grab a bag of caramel corn on the way back to the office for dessert! An IES internship in Chicago develops your professional skills, your ability to communicate across cultures, and provides substantive work experience to jump-start your career in today’s competitive job market....