Summer Schools 2020

Student Testimonials

If you want to learn more about other students' experience, read the testimonials to get an insight into their time spent abroad.

Available Programs, Application Process and Credit Transfer

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Here you will find a range of offers for summer schools at various universities. Follow the links for more information. This list is not exhaustive. We also accept no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the linked sites. 

Unless otherwise indicated, students interested in a summer school are generally required to apply for the program at the respective university directly and to organize their participation (costs, accommodations, etc.) themselves.

Responsibility for the transfer of credits earned abroad lies with the Faculties. For questions regarding credit transfer, please contact the staff responsible in the Departments and Faculties. The International Relations Office cannot supply any information in this respect.

 

Country

University

Subject Areas / Topics

Summer School Title

Dates                                                   

Scholarships

Spontaneous possibility          
Indonesia Universitas Gadjah Mada Advocacy Skills in Mental Health System Development Online Summer Lecture Series between  20 - 30 July 2020 online
           

Australia

University of Sydney

Architecture, Arts and

Social Science, 

Economics, Science

Short Term - Study Abroad

2 June - 15 July,

23 June - 24 July 2020          

 - 

Australia

University of Queensland                      

Business, Marketing, Management

Queensland in July

-

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

Australia University of Western Australia

Summer Down Under: Research Internship

UWA Internship 06 July - 28 August 2020 -

Austria

University of Graz

Stability, Security and Happiness: State - Society - Religion

Graz International Summer School Seggau

5 - 18 July 2020

Please check https://grants.at to see if there are scholarships available from the Austrian government.

Austria University of Vienna

law, politics, economics, history, cultural studies and German

univie: European Studies, Austrian Arbitration Academy & German Language Courses

18 July - 15 August 2020

Please check https://grants.at to see if there are scholarships available from the Austrian government.

Austria WU Vienna and IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems tourism marketing Marketing Spring Program 18 - 29 May 2020

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

Bali Warmadewa University

Business, Entrepreneurship, Tourism,

Indonesian Language and Culture

Bali Summer School 13 - 24 July, 27 July - 07 August 2020

-

Belgium University of Antwerp various subjects Antwerp Summer University depending on program Programs in June and July going digital due to COVID-19. 
Some programs have been postponed to next summer (2021). 

Brazil

Pontifical Catholic University

Rio de Janeiro

Brazilian History, Culture and Economy, Portuguese

Brazilian Seminars

09 - 24 July 2020

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

China Shanghain Jiao Tong University Summer School, SJTU Summer Research Internship summerprogram depending on program CANCELLED due to COVID-19
China Fudan University, School of Economics various International Summer Session 2020

04 July - 01 August 2020

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

China Peking University China in the Global Economy, Belt and Road Initiatives,  Media and Society in China, Econometrics PKU Online Summer School 29 June - 10 July, 13 - 24 July 2020

UZH Short Program Scholarships available.

Due to COVID-19, this summer school will be held online.

Czech Republic CEBEX Prague Behavioral Science CEBEX Summer School of Behavioral Sciences 23 July - 01 August 2020

Contact us for a 10% discount.

Due to COVID-19, this summer school will be held online.

Czech Republic

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

Europe in a changing climate

essprague 25 July - 01 August 2020 -

Czech Republic

Masaryk University

Global Perspectives: Media, Communication, Culture /
International Law and Human Rights /
International Relations and Threats to Global Security /
World in Transition and Central European  Transformation

Online summer 2020 depending on program

They offer a €100 discount for any student who applies and commits before June 1.

Due to COVID-19, this summer school will be held online.

Denmark University of Southern Denmark

Engineering, Science, Business and Humanities

SDU International Summer School 03 - 14 August 2020 Due to COVID-19, summer schools will either take place on campus or be held online.
Estonia University of Tartu various Summer University depending on program

Estonian Scholarship Programme

Finland

University of Helsinki

various programs

Helsinki Summer School 2020

04 - 20 August 2020

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

Finland University of Tampere various programs Tampere Summer Schools 03 - 14 August 2020

Due to COVID-19, this summer school will be held online.

Finland University of Turku Circular Economy
Service Design Processes and Methods
The Sea - Solving wicked problems of the future ocean
Game Development
Turku Summer School 7 - 21 August 2020 CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Finland University of Jyväskylä 22 interdisciplinary courses in e.g. language and culture studies, communication, education, music, psychology, sport and health sciences, business and marketing and social sciences.
Learn more on the courses here
Jyväskylä Summer School in Human Sciences - CANCELLED due to COVID-19.
France

EDHEC Business School

Globalising Europe, Leisure & Lifestyle EDHEC 5 June - 3 July 2020 CANCELLED due to COVID-19
France NEOMA Business School, Management School Sports Federations and Major Events Management Sports Federations and Major Events Management 22 June - 10 July 2020  - 
France Science Po Social Sciences, Economics, French 2020 university program -

Programs will be held ONLINE due to COVID-19.

France Normandy Business School Global Business and Management Normandy in Summer 2 or 4 weeks between 25 June - 25 July 2020 POSTPONED to 2021 due to COVID-19
France University of Bordeaux various Bordeaux 2020 between May - September 2020 -
France Paris School of Economics Economics PSE Summer School 15 - 26 June 2020 CANCELLED due to COVID-19
France Rennes School of Business AI, Marketing, Management, Strategy Summer Programs 2020 depending on program -

Germany

Europa-Universität Frankfurt (Oder)

Law, Europe and Beyond

The European System of Human Rights Protection

Europe and Beyond

06 - 17 July 2020

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

Germany Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin German Language, History, Religion Online Summer 15 June 2020 - 10 July 2020

Due to COVID-19, this summer school will be held online.

UZH Short Program Scholarships available

The University of Zurich offers its students a scholarship of CHF 300.- as long as funds are available. To apply, please follow the link and send us all required information.

Germany Universität Tübingen

"Divided in Diversity" - The European Union in Crisis?

Online Summer School 13 July - 07 August 2020

Participation is free of charge.

Due to COVID-19, this summer school will be held online.

Hong Kong University of Hong Kong

Asia Cities: Business, Culture & Society / Humanities & Global Industries / Global Issues / Scientific & Technological Literacy

HKU 22 June - 07 August 2020

UZH Short Program Scholarships available

HKU offers a discount of 20% on some programmes.

Due to COVID-19, courses will be offered online.

Hungary Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) Business, Accounting. Management ELTE Summer University 13 - 18 July 2020  -
Israel The Hebrew University of Jerusalem various Rothberg International School of Jerusalem depending on program Due to COVID-19, 6 courses will be offered online. No summer schools on-campus!
Italy University of Bocconi Business and Law Summer’s Cool in Milan 29 June -17 July 2020 Due to COVID-19, the Bocconi Summer School will be provided ONLINE.
Italy University of Milano-Bicocca various Bicocca Summer School depending on program Some programs are CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

Japan

Kansai University

Japanese

Kansai University Summer School

depending on program

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

Japan Waseda University literature and art, business, culture, economics, history, politics and sociology Waseda Summer 22 June - 16 July 2020 CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Japan Kyoto University

science
and biotechnology

summer undergraduate research program

09 June - 08 August 2020

CANCELLED due to COVID-19

Malaysia The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus various modules
(Creative Writing; Business English;
Doing Business in Asia; Politics,
Culture and the Media in Southeast Asia and more)
International Summer School Nottingham Malaysia -

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

Mexico

EGADE, Tecnológico de Monterrey

Strategic Innovation (Master students only) Strategic Innovation (EGADE Summer School 2020) 2 weeks in July 2020

UZH Short Program Scholarship
POSTPONED due to COVID-19 (rescheduled date will be announced as soon as it is confirmed).

Mexico Tecnológico de Monterrey various programs iSummer MX -

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

Namibia Namibia
University of Science and Technology

Doing Business in Africa,

Economics,
Goverment and Politics
Summer University Namibia 2020 25 July - 22 August 2020  - 

Netherlands

Radboud University

various programs

Radboud Summer School

-

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

Netherlands         

University of Amsterdam

Data analysis, AI, management, energy

UvA Summer School

depending on program

Due to COVID-19, programs will be provided ONLINE.
Netherlands Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam various Online Summer School depending on program Due to COVID-19, the summer school will be held online.
Netherlands University of Maastricht various maastricht summer school depending on program On-campus courses CANCELLED due to COVID-19. Some courses will be provided ONLINE.
Norway BI Norwegian Business School

Management, Digital Methods and Transformation

 International Summer Programme -

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

Russia Dostoevsky Omsk State University Siberian Culture, Russian language OMSU Summer Schools 13 July - 14 August 2020 or 30 July - 14 August 2020 -
Singapore Singapore Management University Asia SMU Global Summer Programme 29 June - 24 July 2020 CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Singapore Nanyang Technological University various programs NTU GEM Trailblazer - CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

Singapore

National University of Singapore Science, Entrepreneurship, Arts and Social Science

FASStrack Asia

Enterprise

Science

-

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

Slovenia

University of Ljubljana

Business, Management, Data Analysis

Online courses

06 - 20 July 2020

Due to COVID-19, the summer school will be held online.

Slovenia

University of Ljubljana Business, Management, Data Analysis Doctoral Summer School

13 - 17 July, 20 - 24 July 2020

Courses are intended for PhD students, post-docs, academics and professionals from different areas.

Due to COVID-19, the summer school will be held online.

South Africa Stellenbosch University various programs Summer School 1 week in the period from 19 June – 17 July 2020 -

South Korea

Yonsei University various programs summer.yonsei -

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

South Korea

Yonsei University AI & Design, Python Yonsei Summer Semester 30 June - 21 July 2020 -
South Korea Korea University various courses incl. Korean language Korea University International Summer Campus 30 June - 6 August 2020 or 30 June - 23 July 2020 (4 or 6 weeks program on offer)

UZH Short Program Scholarships available

South Korea Pusan National University various programs

University website

Program PNU Summer School 2020 (PDF, 2616 KB)

24 June - 21 July, 23 July - 11 August 2020

 - 
South Korea Seoul National University various programs

Seoul Summer University

Application

23 June – 24 July 2020

-

Spain

Universidad Autonoma

de Madrid

Business, Economics

Summer School of Economics and Business

29 June - 24 July 2020

 - 

Spain Ramon Lull University

Social intervention in Spain

BARCELONA SOCIAL SUMMER 2020 06 - 17 July 2020 CANCELLED due to COVID-19
Spain Universidad Internacional de Catalunya Organisational Behaviour, Marketing Summer Business Academy 29 June - 15 July 2020, 15 - 25 July 2020 -
Spain University of Oviedo Spanish Language Courses

Cursos de verano

LA CASA DE LAS LENGUAS (PDF, 17364 KB)

depending on program

Due to COVID-19, the summer school will be held online.

Spain University of Deusto various programs Deusto Summer Schools depending on program

Due to COVID-19, the summer school will be held online.

Spain Universitat Pompeu Fabra various programs Barcelona Summer School Depending on program. Adjustments for the online courses will be published on their website.

Due to COVID-19, the summer school will be held online.

Spain University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Spanish Language Courses 06 - 24 July 2020

ULPGC Online Summer School 2020

No fees will be charged.

Due to COVID-19, the summer school will be held online.

Spain University of Burgos Spanish Language Courses 06 - 24 July 2020 Spanish Summer Course

Due to COVID-19, the summer school will be held online.

Spain Universidad Complutense de Madrid Health Sciences, Experimental Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities 06 - 24 July 2020 Complutense Summer School

Due to COVID-19, the summer school will be held online.

Sweden

Stockholm University

Business and Law

 

Law Summer Programme

depending on program

Due to COVID-19, the summer school will be held online.

Switzerland

University of Geneva

Law, Social Sciences, Programming

2020 Summer Courses

TBC

Generous discounts for UZH students (remaining tuition fee CHF 300-500, depending on program). Contact us for more information.

Due to COVID-19, the summer school will be held online.

Switzerland University and ETH Zurich Biomedical Imaging  EXCITE Summer School 31 August - 11 September 2020 -
Taiwan National Tsing Hua University Engineering Summer Research Program 2020 11 May - 13 July, 19 June - 21 August 2020

GEL scholarship by National Tsing Hua University: up to NTD 15,000 and free accommodation at university residence hall.

Taiwan

National Tsing Hua University various global summer school

17 July - 02 August 2020

 

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.
Taiwan National Taiwan University Chinese Language & Culture Program NTU Spring+ -

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

United Kingdom University of Birmingham

The Biomedical Science Global Challenge
British Cultural Heritage

Film & Media

Global Environmental Issues

English Language: Communicating with Confidence

Mathematical Finance & Financial Tim Series Anaylsis

Contemporary Challenges in World Politics

Birmingham International Summer School 2020 (BISS) 20 July - 7 August 2020 CANCELLED due to COVID-19.
United Kingdom University of Essex Applied Economics
International Commercial Law
Innovation & Strategic Marketing
Hospitality Management
English Language, Culture & History
Python for Data Science
Undergraduate International Summer School 20 - 31 July 2020

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

United Kingdom University of Glasgow Arts, Cultural and Social Sciences

Scotland's Cultural Landscape: National Heritage and the Arts

17 June - 13 July 2020 CANCELLED due to COVID-19.
United Kingdom University of Glasgow various programs 2020 Courses depending on program

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

United Kingdom University of Lancaster various programs Global Summer Schools depending on program On-campus courses are CANCELLED due to COVID-19.
Possibilities of a virtual Summer School are being explored.

United Kingdom

University of Oxford, University of Cambridge

various programs

Cambridge Summer Institute

Oxford Summer Abroad

depending on program

UZH Short Program Scholarships available.

United Kingdom

University College London UCL various programs UCL Summer School

29 June - 17 July, 20 July - 07 August 2020

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

United Kingdom

Queen Mary University of London various programs Queen Mary Summer Schools -

CANCELLED due to COVID-19.

 

International Summer and Winter Schools Platforms

The following websites offer a broad overview of different summer school programs around the world: 

Universitas 21 Database for International Opportunities for Students

Platform Summer Programs

Summer Schools in Europe

Summer Courses in Europe

Short Courses Portal

UNICA Summer and Winter Schools

Please note that all of these websites are not related to the University of Zurich in any way.