Summer Schools

Every year, our partners offer summer school programmes to our students !

Summer Schools are short term courses organised by our partner institutions during the months of June, July and August. They are open to students from Bachelor to Master level and the majority of the courses are taught in English. Taking part in a Summer School is an excellent way to further your knowledge in a particular subject area or to develop an interest in a new topic. It is an opportunity to benefit from specialist teaching from internationally reknowned professors and to be part of a a mixed, dynamic and international class of students.
Summer Schools represent a unique opportunity to be part of an international classroom whilst studying in a new country and at the heart of a new culture. On top of your studies, you can take part in a wide range of social activities, cultural and company visits, day trips or weekends away to discover your country, strengthen your knowledge and deepen your new found friendships. 

How to take part in a Summer School ? 

Come and find out more at the International Relations office AF03, or contact



"Fashion Management"

Dates tbc
Language requirements: Course taught in English (No test required)
Cost: tbc
Accomodation: Accepted students will be provided with a list of housing options at the University. Prices range from 20€ - 90€ per night depending on your choice.

Master the in's and out's of fashion management in two global fashion capitals: Antwerp and Paris! Attend this unique program that aims at growing managerial talents for the fashion industry, covering topics from fashion marketing and PR, to finance, supply chain management and leadership in fashion.
For more information, please see the website below:
University of Antwerp

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"Europe Inside Out"

Dates tbc
Entry requirements: tbc
Language requirements: Course taught in English
Cost: 500€ early bird price (until 1st of February) for students from partner universities. 
Accomodation: You be will hosted in Irish College, price tbc.

During this 14-day residential course jointly offered by the Faculties of Arts, Economics & Business and Social Sciences you combine two majors, chosen from a list of four: Doing Business with Europe(ans); Policies & Politics in the EU; Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Europe; and Social & Demographic Issues. The course includes visits to Brussels, Antwerp, Bruges and Luxemburg. Why KU Leueven? With more than 42,000 students, KU Leuven is Belgium’s largest higher education institution and is considered to be one of the most prestigious research universities in Europe. It is in 12th place in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for Europe and number 40 in the world ?

For more information, please see website below:

KU Leuven University

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"European Challenges" 

Dates tbc
Entry requirements: Aimed at bachelor students (L1, L2 and L3)
Language requirements: Courses taught in English
Cost: 875€ for students coming from partner universities (includes: accomodation, courses and course materials, cultural activities, breakfast, lunch and dinner.)

The options aims to provide a tailored analysis of “Entrepreneurship and Technology”,  “Economics and Finance”, “International Business( Advanced)” or "Business Law" with half the course being given on the specific topics. It develops students’ grasp of business, economics and policy issues and especially their interactions. The program features classes, trips and activities designed to give students opportunities to learn about the business challenges across the European Union. The broad topic is called the European Challenges.  During our summer school you will be attending lectures given by internationally recognized professors and researchers from different backgrounds, while getting a taste of what the Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management is about. This summer institute offers you the best opportunity to visit the capital of Europe and learn a bit more about the Belgian culture. You will be guided by the local students who will show you the must-see places of Brussels.

For more information, please see website below :

Solvay Brussels School Economics and Management

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"Courses in business, innovation, entrepreneurship, marketing and finance"

Dates tbc
Language Requirements: A good command of English
Cost: and accomodation: please see the CBS website for approximate costs and accomodation details: click here

Copenhagen Business School (CBS) is internationally accredited and a leading European business school. The International Summer University Programme is one of the world's longest running and largest summer schools. In 2017 ISUP will offer approx. 45 courses taught in English at the undergraduate and graduate levels. They will cover a wide range of classic business courses as well as more diverse, innovative and entrepreneurial courses, which draw on other academic disciplines.
For more information, please see website below: 

Copenhagen Business School


"A broad variety of courses in the fields of business, economics, communication and media, science and technology"

Dates: July and August 2018 (see website for specific course dates)
Language requirements: A good command of English
Cost: Fees are waived for students from partner universities.
Accomodation: AU offers two types of accomodation: students residences or shared houses. Rent includes heating, electricity, internet and bed linen. You will have access to a kicthen but meals are not included. Prices for 1 month vary between 452€- 804€ depending on the month and the type of accomodation you choose. You can also find your own accomodation.

The programme at AU Summer University consist of a broad variety of courses, taught in English at Bachelor’s and Master’s level, within the fields of: Arts, Business and Economics, Business Communication, Political Science and Law, Health, Science and Technology. AU Summer University welcomes Danish and international full-time students, exchange students and free movers. Along with the academic programme, we offer accommodation service, visa service, and a social programme for both lecturers and students. We look forward to seeing you in 2018!
For more information, please see website below:

Aarhus University

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"Budapest Business School SUCCESS program"

Dates: tbc  (2 weeks of lectures + 1 week at Sziget festival optional)
Deadline to apply: tbc
Language requirements: Courses taught in English
Cost: 600€ (includes company visits, transport, accomodation for 3 weeks, breakfast)
Accomodation: 3 weeks accomodation included in the price

Practice new business thinking by tackling the issues facing some of Central Europe's most up to date topics. You will be taught by professionals with real-world business experience who will be focusing on the special issues of Central European economy. Students will have the opportunity to gain a uniquely global perspective by expertise both local and international businesses' operation in Central European area as well as learning in a global environment, while experiencing the imperial architecture and lively cultural life that Budapest has to offer.

Budapest Business School

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"Meiji University Japanese Language Program"

Dates: tbc
Deadline to apply: tbc
Language requirements: Must complete basic japanese language course before beginning this course
Cost: 63,000 JPY (program fee only)
Accomodation: Option B: 143,000 JPY (includes homestay and program fee) Option A: 173,000 JPY (includes hotel and program fee)

Meiji University Japanese Language Education Center will offer a short-term Japanese Language program in summer 2017. This program cultivates not only Japanese language, but also Japanese culture and society, from various aspects. Meiji University provides excellent up-to-date environments which can satisfy the desire of highly motivated participants. Why not come to Meiji University in central Tokyo to learn "living" Japanese and Japanese culture? Exciting and new experiences are waiting for you!

Meiji University

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Norway NHH 

"Natural Resource Management and policy: the norwegian model" - For Masters students only

Dates to be confirmed (In June normally) **Please be aware this summer school is for Master level students only**
Language Requirements: B2 English level required
Cost: As a public institution there are no costs for tutition fees for international students. Approximate cost for living expenses including all planned activities but excluding meals: 556€ 
Accomodation: Housing is provided at a reasonsable cost to all students accepted to the graduate school. 

Learn how to manage natural resources from experts in the field. Natural Resource Management and policy: The Norwegian Model is a summer course open for MBA or MSC students from NHH partner schools.
The programme has been developed and organised by NHH faculty in partnership with a range of companies active in the industries examined on the course. Company visits and case studies form a major part of the course schedule.
For more details see website below: 

NHH- Norwegian School of Economics- Bergen

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"Leadership and Management in a Global World" 

Dates to be confirmed *please also consult our website for the wide variety of other courses in business, management and marketing.*
Language requirements: Strong English language skills
Cost: tbc
Accomodation:  Housing provided by the University approximate cost: 330€-430€ for 3 weeks. 

The course is about leadership, strategy and change in a global business context. It confronts students with strategic business issues of today with the aim to develop business knowledge and to imrpove leaderships skills to deal with these issues in a more effective and creative way. In the global context companies are confronted with business issues such as increasing speed of innovation, cultural diversity, need for differentiation, increasing competition, rising energy costs and stricter regulations on CO2 emissions, etc. These issues are not isolated. They are connected to a world of rapidly changing technological, political, economic, and environmental developments. To deal with these issues more effectively it is important to understand the logic of the business industry or sector.

 "Marketing Skills for the 21st Century" 

"We're in a 21st century, transparent and connected world"- Guler Sabanci. The now nearly global availability of the internet and heightened connectivity in general are fundamentally changing the way we do, grow and promote business. This cours aims to give an overview of the trends and challenges in (international) marketing, to equip students with both the skills and knowledge to market products in the scattered and complex 21st century marketing landscape. In this course, students will learn about topics such as crowd funding and crowd-sourcing; different social media strategies; visual story telling; viral and guerrilla marketing and the use of big data for marketing purposes in relation to small entrepreneurship. All these new marketing tools and techniques are positioned against the background of 21st century trends and megatrends and focus on a different approach to business, such as "giving back to society", sustainability, anti- consumerism, local communities, glocalization, and increased transparency and total connectivity

For more information, please see website below:

Maastricht University



"Creativity and Communication in Responsible Business"

Course dates: tbc
Language requirements: Course taught in English (no test required)
Cost: 590€ for students from partner universities. This includes extra-curricular activities and transport from Helsinki to Jyväskylä.
Accomodation: Verso Hotel price for 18 nights is 810€/ person includes: bed linen, breakfast buffet, internet access

JAMK University of Applied Sciences arranges an International Summer School every year in May – June. Our Summer School is a one to three-week educational period offered both to our students and students of our partner institutes. In addition to various lectures, our Summer School offers workshops, get-togethers and interesting site visits. The programme covers multiple disciplines and attracts both lecturers and students from all around the world. For an international student Finland is both an exotic and safe destination. We have one of the most advanced educational systems in the world, we invest in innovation and quality of life. The City of Jyväskylä is located in Central Finland with numerous beautiful lakes and scenic nature. Jyväskylä has appr. 133 000 inhabitants out of which every 4th is a student which makes the city very dynamic. During summer Jyväskylä attracts many international tourists, not least because of the FIA Neste Oil Rally Finland and many designs by the world famous architect Alvar Aalto. What an inspiring environment to experience JAMK Summer School!

For more information, please see website below:




"From Local Knowledge to Global Business"

Dates and costs to be confirmed

Universidad del Pacifico is offering a 2-week program called "From local knowledge to global business".  This is a combination of specialised topics related to trade, entrepreneurship and international cooperation from the perspective of a developing country.  The program combines seminars, fields visits and social labor. 
For the detailed programme and registration visit our website:
Universidad del Pacifico - Summer Program in Cusco

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"Leadership and Organisational Behaviour in Contemporary Organisations"

Dates: tbc
Language Requirements: Strong English language skills
Entry requirements: Must have completed at least 1 year of study worth 60 ECTS.  
Cost: No tuition fees for students from partner universities.  
Accomodation: Housing options available at approximately 515€ for one month (meals not incl.) 

People are the key resources in organisations and good leadership may help to mobilise, guide and inspire their actions. Leadership is about lifting people’s vision to high goals, raising their own performance and their contribution to organisational performance. This course provides students with knowledge on how people behave in organisations and the role of leadership in contemporary organisations. The course offers an interdisciplinary perspective and provides students with insights into international state-of –the-art theories of organisational behaviour and leadership, and practical cases and examples of Swedish and international firms. The students will also be encouraged to reflect on their own behaviours and prerequisites for becoming a leader. The course is organised in lectures, seminars, case studies, readings and student presentations.
For more details, see website below:

Linköping University


Czech Republic

"Consumer Behaviour and Branding" 

Dates to be confirmed: 2 weeks in August 
Language requirements: Good English language skills
Cost: Prices for 2017- "early bird" prices 520€ includes: course fee, accomodation, breakfast and events (Prices for 2018 tbc) 
Accomodation: Included in overall cost

TBU Summer Schools 2018 are intensive short courses accompanied by interesting supporting events organised at Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Czech Republic. Participants from all over the world can choose from a wide range of courses in different fields. Within two challenging and exciting weeks, participants gain valuable knowledge, focusing on current issues and modern trends but also have fun in a multicultural environment. Subjects covered: concepts and principals of branding, consumers decision-making, cross cultural consumer behviour, world brands versus local brands and global marketing opportunities.
For more information, please see website below:

Tomas Bata University in Zlin


United Kingdom

"Contemporary Issues in Business" "Global Leadership" and "Marketing for the Fashion Industry"

Course dates: tbc
Language requirements: Courses taught in English
Cost: tbc
Accomodation: Accomodation, social programme and airport transport are all included in the cost of the programme (tbc).

Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has become one of the UK’s most dynamic and forward-thinking universities, committed to our social mission to work for the common good. GCU is a located in the heart of Glasgow, a ‘top 20 destination of 2016’ in National Geographic, and ‘the world’s friendliest city’ according to Rough Guides. Thousands of students from all over the world join us each year to study and experience the warm welcome and vibrant atmosphere for which our Scottish university is renowned. 
For more information please see website below:

Glasgow Caledonian University