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Certificate in International Tourism Management "French art de vivre in the Rhône Valley"

Université Grenoble Alpes

A one-semester program, after which you will be able to manage general skills (Tourism finance management, web marketing, processing of statistical surveys, French as a foreign language), but also specialised skills, such as oenology, (wine tasting and marketing), gastronomy, event planning. What... read more

Three Cities Program

Lorenzo de' Medici School

The Three Cities program immerses students in the special characteristics of three different Italian cities during a single semester. Tuscania, Rome and Venice each have a distinctive urban character, historical and artistic heritage, and role in today’s Italy. After living and studying in this chan... read more

Data-Driven Prevention Policy in Public Health

University of Groningen

Ready for the public health challenges of the future? Do you want to learn the value of observational data for public health policy during hands on research sessions? Interested to learn this from public health experts from three different countries? Then do not hesitate and apply for this unique in... read more

Innovation in Medicine

University of Groningen

After a highly successful run in 2018, the Graduate School of Medical Sciences of the University Medical Center Groningen is delighted to be organising the fourth Industry Perspectives on Innovative Medicine (IPIM) Summer School in August 2019. The IPIM Summer School takes place in Groningen, the... read more

Public Philosophy and Social Ontology

University of Groningen

How do people live together? And how should they live together? Answering these questions requires a conception of society, and of the role that social practices, institutions and organizations play in it. But what are these social structures? What are their functions? And how can they contribute to... read more

Advanced Soil Physics

Aarhus University

The course is designed to give the student an in-depth understanding of the soil as a three-phase system (solid, liquid, gas). A basic knowledge of soil science and physics as a discipline is assumed. On this basis, the aim is to provide a quantitative description of soil architecture and the physic... read more

Exploring Entrepreneurship

University of Groningen

Entrepreneurship can contribute to solving the big challenges of our time. Important challenges such as affordable and clean energy, sustainable cities and communities, and responsible consumption and production may benefit from entrepreneurs starting initiatives that tackle these issues. In this... read more

The intensive 2-week Shanghai Summer School

Donghua University & Shanghai Summer School

Shanghai Summer School’s intensive program is designed for those who don’t take compromises. Even if it means they have to push themselves further and harder. This intensive programme is meant for those who want to have a summer they will never forget, but only have two-weeks to spare. The intens... read more

Beyond Horizons

University of Groningen

This summer school will examine the function and meaning of cultural transfer of new narratives written by minorities and migrants. We will also study their works as important tools in building sustainable societies. The concept of cultural transfer as well as the various definitions of ‘minoriti... read more

Application of Synchrotron Radiation in Nanoscience

Aarhus University

The central paradigm in materials science is that a materials property is determined by the structure of the material. In other words, we have to understand the structure to understand the properties. X-ray scattering is one of the most powerful tools to study the atomic structure of matter at the n... read more

CISG

Aarhus University

During the course, the student will be introduced to, and gain confidence with, the structure, principles and rules of the CISG and at the end of the course must be able to apply the CISG to concrete cases.  The whole convention and its rules will be examined and the interplay between the ge... read more

Civil Law in the Digital Single Market

Aarhus University

Digital technologies are changing our societies with a lot of benefits for our quality of life and economic growth. But all that glitters is not gold: New technologies present new challenges. The European Commission is working on their digital Single Market Strategy to foster the use and distributio... read more

Genetic Engineering using CRISPR/Cas

Aarhus University

Genetic engineering is becoming a cornerstone method in molecular and cellular biology, biotechnology, biomedicine, and soon in the Hospital setting to treat genetic diseases and to genetically manipulate cells, e.g. immune cells, to endow them with better properties. This summer course will introdu... read more

Hands-on advanced methods and techniques in plant science and biotechnology

Aarhus University

The Danish and global plant production is facing major challenges. The rapid population growth, the increased consumption of animal products and the use of crops for energy purposes demand an increased production. In addition, climate change is expected to have pronounced effects on plant production... read more

Immunotherapy

Aarhus University

Immunotherapy has gained clinical importance in recent years, primarily as a result of advancement in cancer treatment and modulation of inflammatory diseases. This course will bring you up-to-date with immunotherapy from basic principles to modern treatments including personalized medicine. We will... read more

Risk Assessment in Xenobiotics

Aarhus University

They are all over the place! Here, there and everywhere you will find chemicals. Outside your doorstep, in the deepest oceans, in isolated arctic seabirds you can find manmade chemicals. No wonder, as the annual global sales value of chemicals now exceeds 3,500,000,000,000 €. Add to that, pharmaceut... read more

Wind Power Summer School - In Cooperation with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy A/S & Vestas Wind Systems A/S

Aarhus University

Are you interested in getting an insight into the latest developments in wind power along with other international and Danish students during your summer vacation? In close cooperation with representatives from the wind turbine industry in Denmark, Aarhus University School of Engineering offers a... read more

Clinical Global Infectious Disease

Aarhus University

Infectious diseases are easily spread between countries and continents, and infections like Ebola, MERS and Zika show that surveillance and control of epidemics is of international importance. The summer course in Clinical Global Infectious Diseases will give an introduction to major infectious dise... read more

Advanced Water Cycle Management

Aarhus University

The Advanced Water Cycle Management Course is an international course designed to upgrade your water management skills and provide you with an overview on and substantial knowledge of water resource management, water distribution and wastewater handling including resource recover... read more

Business Short Term English Program

University of Washington

Come practice your English and learn about American business! In the Business Short Term English Program (STEP) at the University of Washington, you'll study important business skills and have opportunities to interact with local businesses as well as do research on your own areas of interest. En... read more

EntrepreneurialU

University of Twente

This course would be ideal if you want to find out whether a career as an entrepreneur is for you. Or if you want to discover whether your business idea is viable. Or if you want to learn to think and act like an entrepreneur. With the help of workshops, coaches and experts, you can either build a c... read more

English for Academic Purposes

University of Twente

The use of English is becoming increasingly widespread in the academic world, so it is essential to understand academic English well. This course will help you achieve exactly that goal! Our English for Academic Purposes course will enable you to become a more fluent and accurate user of English.... read more

Evaluating Future Health Technologies

University of Twente

Health technologies are intended to improve the quality of healthcare delivered through earlier diagnosis, less invasive treatment options, reduction in hospital stays and rehabilitation duration. New medical technologies keep emerging, but healthcare costs are rising. Even though a new technol... read more

Robot Interaction Design Experience

University of Twente

During this summer school you will have a hands-on experience of a number of practical design methods applied in the domain of human robot interaction. The focus lies on methods from Design Research (or maker research) such as co-design (participatory design), UxD and UcD applied in an interactive c... read more

Health and Happiness

University of Twente

Researchers have long known that health and happiness go together. Studies show how individuals can actively influence their own health and well-being. Numerous interventions and techniques, often with the help of technology, have been developed to help promoting a healthy lifestyle. In this summ... read more

Mix & Match

University of Twente

If you choose to register for the "Mix and Match"course you are mixing the courses mentioned in our website you will get a certificate but not the 2 ECTS. Mix & match participants can decide every day which course sessions they want to visit. The majority of all course sessions... read more

Smart Cities

University of Twente

Smart Cities is a rapidly growing concept in both research and policy practice. It is viewed as a solution for cities to better cope with key societal challenges like energy transition, mobility and social innovation through extensive and effective use of big data and IT. This, in turn, calls for... read more

Heavy Metal Mu­sic in Con­tem­por­ary His­tory and Society

University of Helsinki

This course explores the development of the popular music style of Heavy Metal. The primary focus will be on the musical elements of the genre, its historical features and its relation to contemporary Western society. The final part of the course will focus on Finland, where HM is particularly succe... read more

Russian Space and Russian State

Higher School of Economics

The subject matter of the course is Russian space. The course deals with its structure, topology, history, modes of appropriation and governance. It problematizes the idea of space as a key to understanding politics and governance of Russia, as well as national economy, society and culture. The c... read more

Blockchain Tech

University of Twente

Blockchain and distributed ledger technology have the potential to disruptively change and further automate the way we do (financial) transactions, supply-chain flows, and even governance. However, the topic of blockchain and cryptocurrencies is surrounded with a lot of hype. In this course we wi... read more

Environmental Justice

University of Copenhagen

Across the Globe, people rise up and protest against social inequities and environmental threats. They protest when confronted with environmental ‘bads’ such as polluted or degraded local environments. They protest when barred from accessing environmental ‘goods’ such as clean water, land for agricu... read more

What About the Family? - Ethical Issues in Health Care

University of Groningen

How can familial relationships inform people’s approach to living with illness or disability? What are the choices people make around treatment options? What is the influence of broader social and cultural values on their responsibilities? Health care is not only of great importance to indiv... read more

Big Data Management and Analysis in Linux

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The growing availability of extremely large datasets requires scientists and analysts to use powerful supercomputers or computer clusters to store, manage, and analyze these data. These clusters typically run on Linux, which requires some programming skills and insights into suitable software packag... read more

Essential Academic English (B2)

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

English is the language of higher education, in the Netherlands and elsewhere. If you want to bring your English to the required level for academic studies, Essential Academic English (B2) is just the thing for you. This course will give your English a tremendous boost in a short period of time. You... read more

Foundations of Strategy: How to Succeed as a Strategist

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

In the world of strategic management, inspiration can come in many forms: classical literature and cutting-edge research, role models, movies, unconventional excursions, even a martial arts workshop. In this course, these elements combine to give you a keen understanding of strategic issues and how... read more

Governing Climate Change: Theory and Practice

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Climate change may well be the most pressing environmental challenge facing humankind. Yet despite scientific consensus on its main cause – us – politicians and governments still lack the will and ambition to tackle the crisis effectively. Instead we see cities, companies and NGOs responding. They h... read more

New Venture Creation and Entrepreneurship

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The creation of new ventures is one of the most important economic issues of our time, throughout the world. This course follows a sustainable entrepreneurship approach, dealing with all the economic, social and ecological aspects of new ventures. WHO SHOULD JOIN? Students of any discipline – n... read more

Operations Research: A Mathematical Way to Optimize Your World

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Nowadays, everyone is talking about the tremendous opportunities offered by “big data” and all kinds of analytics. To really make the difference, though, you need to be able to turn data and analytical insights into better managerial decisions – and that requires rigorous quantitative tools. WHO... read more

Minding Music, Making Sound

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Incorporating artistic arguments into otherwise rational thinking is an essential prerequisite for understanding ‘how art works’, and this is why this course is highly interesting not only for music (and other art) students, but also for academic/university students interested in (re)thinking how mu... read more

Transnational Policing, Security and Justice

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Policing and security have become key priorities in regional, national and international politics and policy-making. At the same time, they are issues at the centre of polarizing political and public debate on the protection of justice, citizenship and human rights. WHO SHOULD JOIN? Advanced Ba... read more

Providing Support to University Teachers in Internationalized Programmes

University of Groningen

This summer school provides comprehensive support for the educational professionals who coach or train university teachers and lecturers in internationalized programmes. Internationalization of the curriculum has become common in higher education, and as a result many universities are experiencin... read more

Identity and Privacy

Aarhus University

Where digital service providers, a few years ago, handled users by username/password and a local user database, we have seen significant changes over a few years. It is now possible to use various services for user handling, and delegation of access to data between services is now possible and used... read more

Kick-start Your Career in the Netherlands

Utrecht Summer School

As an international student (master or PhD), finding a job that fits your ambitions and interests in the Netherlands can be challenging. Can you find your way in the Dutch job market? What are the opportunities and trends in the Dutch job market in your field of expertise? Which regulatory issues do... read more

Project Management

McGill University

1. Introduction to Project Management (30 HOURS) This course addresses the fundamental principles of project management, and the tools and techniques at our disposal to help achieve project goals. These principles, largely developed and tested on engineering projects, are being successfully... read more

(Bio)Medical Research Lab

Utrecht University

This interdisciplinary lab course gives you a realistic insight into the life of a (bio)medical researcher. We provide advanced bachelor students (with backgrounds in medicine and/or life sciences) the opportunity to conduct authentic and real-world (bio)medical research in small interdisciplinary g... read more

Feed Ration Planning in Dairy Cattle Herds

Aarhus University

The course will handle feed supply, including crop rotation, crop production, effects on self-supply, and optimization of feed allocation within and among animal categories/groups, including forage/concentrate ratio. Further feed production is described, including the effect of conservation and proc... read more

Children and Young People's Text and Media

Aarhus University

The course evolves around the digital and analogue media children and young people use. The course focuses on the interaction between different media and texts: Their form and content, their affordances, and the role they play in the everyday lives and institutional contexts of children and you... read more

GIS & Earth Observation: The Essential Perspective for Projects

University of Twente

The course will cover the fundamental aspects of land spatial modelling and combine aspects of Geographic information systems and remote observation simultaneously, with the support of an integral and intuitive software-free package. TOPICS ON GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS (GIS) Gentle int... read more

Designing recirculating aquaculture systems

University of Jyväskylä

Overview of recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS) engineering; Water quality objectives, monitoring and measurement; Fish growth and system staging; Engineering design of individual unit processes; System management; Fish health management; Economic and risk evaluation The course will equip you... read more

Reading Narratives of Slavery, Memory and Human Rights

Aarhus University

This course covers various aspects of legacies of (anti-)slavery at different moments in time in Africa, America and Europe. The focus is on multiple ‘uses of the past’ in discourses on and works about slavery, abolition and human rights.  Through comparative analysis o... read more

Visual Anthropology Today: Infrastructures for Seeing, Thinking and Knowing

Aarhus University

The course gives students a thorough introduction to visual anthropology from film and photography to digital video and social media. The course participants will presented for classic and recent literature on film and photographic means, history and applications that allow them to produce, discuss... read more

Arbitrating IP and Competition Policy Disputes in the age of Digitalisation

Aarhus University

The course is an advanced master-level course designed for students with an interest in ADR’s in general and arbitration in particular, and who are seeking to practice in the domain of dispute resolution in the field of IPRs and competition law-related disputes in the age of digitalisation. &nb... read more

Bank Stress Testing

Aarhus University

The financial crisis demonstrates how rapidly market conditions can subject banks to significant strain or even their collapse, hence the need for identifying, testing, and reducing vulnerabilities at banks and other financial institutions. For this reason, stress testing is occupying a prominent pl... read more

Bioactive Molecules in Agroecology

Aarhus University

Thousands of molecules influence the biological interactions in ecological systems. The overall objective of the course is that the students achieve understanding of the importance of bioactive molecules in agroecological interactions.   The course covers the bioactive compounds that pl... read more

Brand Management and Product Innovation by Design

Aarhus University

The purpose of the course is to: Provide an overview of brand management and new product development theories and principles Introduce students to design thinking—the concept and process—and its use in action Demonstrate how multiple aspects of marketing (e.g. branding, product development... read more

Consulting Frameworks, International PMOs and Project Management

Aarhus University

The participants will gain the knowledge of how to become an effective consultant, PMO, project, program or portfolio manager with a demonstrably sound understanding of different perspectives, approaches, frameworks and techniques that are the foundations of these professions.The purpose of the cour... read more

Data Science for Business Intelligence (DSBI)

Aarhus University

Business intelligence refers to technologies, applications and practices for the collection, integration, analysis, and presentation of business data in order to support business decision making. Essentially, it is a collection of data-driven decision support models. Data science studies the computa... read more

Digital Business Innovation and Social Media

Aarhus University

The course explores two key areas of knowledge related to digital economies. Firstly, from a broad perspective, it focuses on understanding how business professionals use digital technologies, platforms and infrastructures for fostering innovation in business models, products and services. Students... read more

Emerging Innovation in Finance

Aarhus University

This course covers a variety of topics that are not only innovative, but also have wide ranging applications. The course covers three main topics: Blockchain Technology, Cryptocurrencies in general and Bitcoin in particular, and Crowdfunding. Different aspects of emerging innovations in finance w... read more

Entrepreneurial Finance

Aarhus University

The objective of this course is to provide a better understanding of corporate finance issues confronting entrepreneurial firms. The issues will be explored by considering the differences between firms for which the standard corporate finance model is appropriate and firms for which the investment a... read more

Game.Play.Design

Aarhus University

Game.Play.Design is for everyone interested in the potentials and uses of games, both classic computer games as well as emerging new formats such as VR, game jams, esports, games for change, art games, serious games, gamification and so on. The course explores the potentials of games through ‘applie... read more

Statistics with R and RStudio

University College London

We are exposed to statistical data on a daily basis in the form of opinion polls, economic forecasts, reports on the effect of diet and lifestyle on life expectancy and disease risk, debates over the evidence for climate change, among others. This module introduces statistics and the free software R... read more

Healthy Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Aarhus University

The objective of this course is to enable students to create opportunities based on their academic and professional skills and knowledge. Employing methods from entrepreneurship and innovation, students learn how to initiate value creating projects and products. The course inspires students to an en... read more

How Behavioral Economics Can Explain Soccer

Aarhus University

Behavioural economics have been gaining relevance in recent years; it has a powerful set of tools that complement standard economic theory. This course in particular uses soccer as an illustration of theories and empirical evidence related with consumers’ behaviour and its incentives. Soccer is prob... read more

Inequality and the Welfare State

Aarhus University

This course introduces how political and other social scientists study the welfare state (part I) and then specifically zooms in on the politics of inequality, particularly focusing on the question whether, to what extent and how the welfare state affects income inequality in advanced democracies (p... read more

Leadership, Management Strategy and Business Ethics

Aarhus University

Over the last decade, both before and after the financial crises, it became clear to many of those working in the business sector that we have several problems to solve in our economic system.  The main goal of this course is to understand different ethical explanation models and to present, di... read more

Leading and Designing Organisations

Aarhus University

The technological and demographic changes, globalization and economic crisis have impacted the organizational environment and their strategies. Business organization today requires leadership, vision, adaptability, and coordination on a scale never before imagined.  The course has been designed... read more

Legal Aspects of Corporate Governance

Aarhus University

Corporate governance is the system by which companies are directed and controlled. How a company is governed influences rights and relationships among management, shareholders and stakeholders and how an organization is managed will impact on her success or failure.  Throughout the course, w... read more

Management Information Systems

Aarhus University

The purpose of any Information System is to help an Organisation manage its business better. For instance, an Inventory Management System would assist the organisation in keeping track of stocks and optimising stock levels. An HR Information system would help in managing the key Human Resources of t... read more

Mother Child Health

Aarhus University

The parents’ health and other factors during pregnancy can influence fetus growth and development, neonatal and child cognitive development and health, preschool and school health and performance, and puberty development. Focus in this course will be on how lifestyle, diet and environmental expos... read more

New Venture Creation

Aarhus University

The course aims at qualifying for the strategic challenges related to new venture creation, to growth processes in young firms and to realising an exit (or continuing) with a venture. The course follows the typical life cycle of entrepreneurial ventures and the related (gestation) activities and qua... read more

Post-Creative Practices in Computational Art and Culture

Aarhus University

The proliferation of (new) digital media fundamentally transforms the ways in which we have traditionally produced and consumed stuff, from cultural artefacts in the narrow sense of the word (literature, visual art, music, cinema, etc.) to the broad variety of mundane products and commodities. This... read more

Retail Management

Aarhus University

In today’s tough job environment more people are choosing to become entrepreneurs. One of the more popular ways to do this is to start up a retail store – either physical or on-line. The main objective of this course is to enable students to develop a full retail plan that they can use to begin a ne... read more

Service Management and Marketing

Aarhus University

The aim of this course is to provide an in-depth understanding of how services are conceptualized, designed and managed. Marketing issues will be within a broader general service management context. This course provides a strong managerial orientation and strategic focus but with necessary links to... read more

Six Sigma Design and Innovation

Aarhus University

Six Sigma integrates strategies and techniques from Statistics, Quality Management, Business Management, and Engineering and has added billions of dollars/Euros to enterprise bottom lines across financial, healthcare, military, manufacturing, and other economic sectors. Its focus divides into two si... read more

Sustainable Entrepreneuship

Aarhus University

Sustainability is a key concept for the future: The 17 Sustainable Development Goals of UN have helped systematizing the gigantic challenges we are facing. However the problems come in many different shades in local and regional contexts. This is why it is essential to learn how to frame and explore... read more

Visual Media Production

Aarhus University

This is a hands-on, learning-by-doing production course, in which participants will make two short fiction films with guidance and feedback at every stage of the creative process. The main focus is on storytelling though production values will of course also count. Students will work in teams, wi... read more

Russian Language and Culture

Ural Federal University

The program is designed for anyone interested in Russia, the Russian language, history, culture and mentality. Take part can, as those who already know the Russian language, as well as those who have never studied it. The program bases on the fact that any language is not just a set of rules and exc... read more

Engineering Summer Education Program

University of Tokyo

The summer program at the University of Tokyo’s School of Engineering, called ESEP (Engineering Summer Education Program), is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to participate in scientific research projects at world-leading laboratories. Students from partner universities are el... read more

Field School Pozzeveri in Archaeology and Bioarchaeology

University of Pisa

The Field School in Medieval Archaeology and Bioarchaeology at Badia Pozzeveri (Lucca, Italy) is an academic program aimed at training students in archaeological and bioarchaeological field and laboratory methods. Excavations will take place at the church of “San Pietro a Pozzeveri” in the municipal... read more

The classic 4-week Shanghai Summer School

Donghua University & Shanghai Summer School

Shanghai Summer School’s one-month program introduces participants to Shanghai in all its might and glory. The classic experience delivers a month-long language course accompanied by a rich bundle of activities, diving deep into the heart of Shanghai. The program is set in a way that it represent... read more

Brexit: The Legal Process and its Implications for the UK and the EU

Radboud University

The decision of the UK electorate, by a narrow majority, to vote to leave the EU has had great and as yet unresolved political consequences. It may well also have major economic consequences for the UK and the EU. This intensive course gives you the possibility to see behind the politics and explore... read more

East Asian Art History

Yonsei University

This course, East Asian Art History, is a thematic introduction to the major artistic and cultural trends of East Asia, with a focus on the history of Chinese, Korean, and Japanese art. We will study major developments and issues in the art of each culture, discussing mutual influences and cross-cul... read more

Entrepreneurship, Marketing & Innovation

University of Arizona

This series of seminars is tailored for undergraduate students to develop professional skills in the Eller College of Management with focus in entrepreneurship, marketing and innovation. Students will attend lectures, seminars and workshops on designated projects. Students will also participate in o... read more

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in International Law: Human Rights and Beyond

Leiden University

For advanced students and professionals | This summer school focuses on the emergence of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) and intersex issues in different areas of international law, such as human rights law, refugee law and international criminal law. Special attention will be given to... read more

TUJ High School Summer Program 2019

Temple University

TUJ invites high school students to a summer of language and cultural experiences in Tokyo. The 8-night program includes a unique mix of Japanese language classes and one of four exciting electives. With adventures in Tokyo, an overnight excursion to Nikko, and a trip to DisneySea, this will be your... read more

Culture Resources of Cities in China

Fudan University

City culture is a unique attraction for the visitors to gain a special experience and education. This course examines the culture resources of the cities in China and develops a theoretical framework to understand the development of city culture for city destinations. Through 2 days' field trip to t... read more

Buddhism and Psychology

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Since the late nineteenth century, various forms of Buddhism have emerged from modernizing Asia and, with apparent ease, have penetrated new cognitive, spiritual and cultural domains—many far removed from their origins, geographically as well as epistemically. But how has this happened? What do... read more

Big Ideas in Computer Science

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

“Computer science is no more about computers than astronomy is about telescopes” – Edsger W. Dijkstra.  Interaction with computers has become a big part of our daily life, but they do much more than help us with practicalities. They are tools for understanding the fundamentals of informatio... read more

Data Analysis in R

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

With the increasing use of alternative software packages like R in data analysis, now is the time to learn their ins and outs. The large number of active programmers creating R packages makes this an up-to-date programme providing a huge range of statistical analyses. Researchers also use R to write... read more

Discover the Dutch

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Learn to speak and understand the Dutch language and society at a basic level. At the end of this course you will be able to join a basic conversation, using general expressions and basic sentences. For example, you will be able to meet and greet in Dutch, order a meal or a drink in the campus pub,... read more

Feeding the Billions: Challenges and Innovation in Food and Water Security

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

There are 7 billion people to feed today, and this number is expected to increase to 9 billion by 2050. This implies that more food is needed; more food means that more water is required for crop and livestock production. But how secure are our supplies of food and water?  More specifically,... read more

Hands-on Anthropology and Ethnographic Storytelling

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Everyone has a story to tell. For anthropologists, such accounts can reveal as much about the people and societies we study as more conventional research. But the process of collecting stories in the field and retelling them in the academic arena is littered with pitfalls. How do we ensure that our... read more

Human Movement Analysis

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

From elite sport to clinical rehabilitation, we are constantly trying to enhance the physical capabilities of the human body. Today, the main tool in this process is movement analysis.  WHO SHOULD JOIN? Students and professionals from a wide range of science-oriented disciplines, such as B... read more

New Venture Creation and Entrepreneurship

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The creation of new ventures is one of the most important economic issues of our time, throughout the world. This course follows a sustainable entrepreneurship approach, dealing with all the economic, social and ecological aspects of new ventures. WHO SHOULD JOIN? Students of any discipline – n... read more

Organizational Behaviour Management

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

To change behaviour within an organization, we first need to understand it. Only then can we effectively improve leadership, motivation and culture, creating a more productive workplace with happy staff and managers. That may seem obvious, but organizational behaviour remains a much-misunderstood to... read more

Programming in Python

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Programming is a true twenty-first century skill, allowing you to really explore the wonderful – and crucial – world of data and computers. Aimed at beginners and near-beginners, this course teaches you basic principles of programming through hands-on exercises using real-world examples. It backs up... read more

Single-Cell Technologies in Life Sciences

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Life Sciences research at the level of individual cells is a rapidly developing research area. Traditional single-cell technologies such as cytometry and microscopy are being used in combination with the  emerging field of single-cell genomics.  WHO SHOULD JOIN? Final year Bachelor's... read more

The Beautiful Mind: Global Perceptions of Mental Health

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

How young is too young to diagnose a child with bipolar disorder? What is the solution to alcohol addiction in South Korea? What is normal – and does “normal” even exist? To explore such questions, this course invites you “down the rabbit hole” of mental health as a global issue. Offering the b... read more

The Heart of Capitalism: Amsterdam 1600-Present

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Capitalism does have a heart, at least in an economic and geographical sense. From 1600 onwards, for a long time that heart was Amsterdam. Today, Amsterdam still is a major player in the capitalist world.  This course explores your host city’s role in the rise of capitalism and the relationship... read more

European Innovation Academy in Portugal

European Innovation Academy

The European Innovation Academy (EIA) is a unique and intensive entrepreneurship study abroad program that provides you with the resources, connections, and mentors necessary to build a successful startup. This program fosters an environment that will provoke the way you think and provide you wit... read more

Estonian Language

Tallinn University

Across the globe there are millions of people who can speak English, but only one million speak Estonian. The language is part of the Finno-Ugric group, related to Finnish and Hungarian. Tallinn University’s summer course in Estonian Language and Culture offers an opportunity to study an unusual and... read more

Corporate Governance

Aarhus University

Corporate governance deals with how the suppliers of capital ensure that corporate managers make efficient use of that capital and provide investors with a return commensurate with the risk of the investment. Better governance lowers the cost of capital and leads to greater financial development and... read more

Data Analytics for Accounting: Case-based Approach

Aarhus University

This course is essential in equipping students with the ability to understand the fundamental of data analytics and to visualize the data. The content includes descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive analytics. Students will comprehend how to create appropriate chart elements, using gra... read more

Data Science in Insurance

Aarhus University

Insurance companies bring security to society by offering protection against financial losses. Through the pooling of similar risks, insurers allow to trade uncertainty for certainty by transferring the risk from individuals facing the loss to the insurer, in exchange for a premium. Non-life (e.g. m... read more

Developing Managerial Communication Compentencies: A Cross Cultural Perspective

Aarhus University

With the advent of new technologies, the world is no longer constrained by borders. With increased diversity, globalization, and fierce competition in and across organizations, professionals today face the challenge of communicating effectively and efficiently in a cross-cultural business environmen... read more

Economic and Financial Aspects of Sports

Aarhus University

The sport industry generates trillions of kroner per year in economic activity. Sport organizations have a growing need to employ individuals with sound financial management skills, and business managers across industries benefit from understanding the financial workings of this increasingly influen... read more

Entrepreneurial Venturing: An Introduction to Concepts and Tools for Success

Aarhus University

Entrepreneurial venturing encompasses goals, strategies, and actions that entrepreneurs and managers envision, conceptualize, and implement to create a business and to ensure its survival, prosperity, and growth. Therefore, entrepreneurs and managers alike need entrepreneurial thinking to discover a... read more

Experimental Telemetry and Cardiovascular Phenotyping

Aarhus University

Integrative regulation of circulation and its pathological changes are only possible to study in awake animals, where telemetry technique is one of the essential modern approaches. Applications include recordings of blood pressure and flow, biopotentials, intracranial pressure, locomotion, temperatu... read more

Financial Analytics in R

Aarhus University

The course will focus on developing statistical models and using simulations to better understand financial data using R, one of the most popular free computer software environments. Upon a successful completion of the course, students will be aware of major financial models related to investments a... read more

Food and Ingredients

Aarhus University

Are you interested in gaining an insight into the latest challenges and solutions related to food? Do you want to strengthen your international network? Would you like to get an insight into why Denmark is leading in innovation in food - then why not come to Aarhus in your summer vacation and experi... read more

Introduction to Fashion Design

University of the Arts London

Our Study Abroad 'Introduction to Fashion Design: Summer School' programme you will benefit from our central London location, right at the heart of the British fashion industry and will benefit from our expertise, which makes us one of the foremost centres of fashion education. We offer a unique and... read more

International Construction Law

Aarhus University

International construction law is an area of law which is gaining increasing popularity. Competition is more international than ever and knowledge in this specialized field of law is required throughout all stages of the construction supply chain. The course will review the nature of construction ag... read more

International Risk Sharing and Financial Integration

Aarhus University

The course aims to provide an advanced knowledge on international and intercountry risk sharing. Precisely, it deals with choices under uncertainty and insurance mechanisms in international financial markets. Modern economics has raised a new and deeper attention to the issue of risk management, pre... read more

Issues in Energy and Environmental Management

Aarhus University

This course focuses on policies to manage energy resources in a world constrained by finite natural resources and global climate change. It equips students with basic knowledge of energy and environmental topics and calculation methods, so that students can combine this knowledge with their skills i... read more

Management Information Systems in Global Business Environment

Aarhus University

This course studies the varieties of management practices across regions, and how business management can be conducted internationally. This teaching approach is, within dynamic global, regional and national contexts, to emphasize the interrelationship between international strategy, digitization an... read more

Managing the Family Business

Aarhus University

Family business management is an important topic, as family businesses constitute a significant segment of the global economy. Worldwide around 80% of all businesses are classified as “family businesses.” This course is directed at students who are members of a family with established business in... read more

Organisational MisBehaviour

Aarhus University

The course sheds light on particular preconceptions of organisational behaviour that framed if and how misbehaviour was researched, recognized and explained. Indeed, it is suggested that due to the dominant preconceptions much early research in this area missed out on nuanced understandings of organ... read more

Social Marketing

Aarhus University

This course investigates the practices and challenges of government or government-related organizations as well as non-profit organizations in the communication of social causes and the marketing of social innovations. The course discusses the characteristics of social marketing, the design and impl... read more

Strategic Sales

Aarhus University

Participants are introduced to theories of personal selling and are oriented to the world of professional business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) sales and account management. Participants receive hands-on professional sales training on key selling and account management skills, in... read more

Harvard Summer Program in Dakar, Senegal

Harvard University

Learn about modern Francophone Africa while exploring the diversity of Senegal.  Modern Senegambian culture is the product of centuries of cultural, economic, and political interactions between Arabs, Europeans, and Black-Africans. In this program, you have the opportunity to... read more

Understanding Mutual Funds and Exchange Traded Funds

Aarhus University

The course provides the student an ability to describe various types of mutual funds and ETFs. After successfully completing the course, the student should also be able to explain the key issues in the design and management of different types of mutual funds and ETFs. The course also provi... read more

Vision, Decision and Leadership

Aarhus University

Vision is the most essential ingredient of leadership. This course illustrates how visions arise out of collective decision-making, naturally leading to socially accepted leadership. Visions are based on business narratives that provide a coherent interpretation of the past pointing towards a dir... read more

European Innovation Academy in Hong Kong

European Innovation Academy

This summer, EIA will launch a program in Hong Kong. The accelerated mode of learning turns ideas into a start-up only in 10 days from July 18 to 31, 2019. There will be up to 120 participants, students and young professionals, from Hong Kong and all around the globe. 35+ mentors, spe... read more

Food Biotechnology

Ural Federal University

This intensive Summer course is developed in one of the most relevant areas of study. It will give students an insight into such important issues as the quality control of biotechnological products and the processes and methods in food biotechnology. Module 1: Quality control of biotechnolog... read more

ELTE Business Economics Summer University

Eötvös Loránd University

The program offers six courses taught in part by the staff of the Institute of Business Economics of Eötvös Loránd University, in part by professors from other European universities: 15-22 July Managerial Accounting Workshop Reading and Understanding Academic Papers in Global Marketing Business... read more

Dutch Intensive Summer Course

Tilburg University

Are you entering a Dutch university for your BA or MA program or an exchange? Or are you an expat who has little or no knowledge of the Dutch language? DISC, Tilburg University’s innovative Dutch Intensive Summer Course, is a 3-week intensive that will get you from ‘no Dutch at all’ to ‘daily Dutch... read more

English for Academic Purposes Summer Course

Tilburg University

Are you entering an English-language Bachelor's or Master's program and want to quickly take your academic English skills up to an appropriate starting level? This three-week intensive course gives you the fast-paced, intensive boost you need to write and present in English in an academic context.... read more

South African History, Culture and Language

Nelson Mandela University

Exploring South African history, since the Eastern Cape frontier’s earliest inhabitation by the Khoi and the San to the present. Gain insight into the Eastern Cape frontier as a meeting place of South African cultures and languages. The programme will consist of exposing the student to South Africa’... read more

Riding the Knowledge Wave

Nelson Mandela University

Riding the Knowledge Wave will incorporate aspects of our environmental programme, focusing on marine ecology and coupling it with surfing lessons in the beautiful Nelson Mandela Bay in South Africa. Students will gain first-hand knowledge of the unique coastal environment of the Eastern Cape P... read more

The Interdisciplinary Summer School on Neuroimaging (ISSN)

Aarhus University

Embracing the interdisciplinary nature of the field, our program is targeted at graduate university students from psychological, medical and biological sciences as well as the natural sciences (such as chemistry, medicinal chemistry, physics, math, statistics and computer science). The Interdiscipli... read more

Discover China

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

This course provides you with an overview of key social, cultural, political, and economic areas for understanding the changes and challenges of contemporary China, and it will be taught from a multi-disciplinary perspective. We will arrange visits to the Shanghai Urban Forest Research Station to de... read more

China’s Public Policy and City Governance

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

This course focuses on current important issues regarding Chinese political developments and government reforms, with an interdisciplinary approach to examining China. Through seminars, field trips, and other activities, students have the opportunity to experience traditional Chinese culture and con... read more

Chinese Language and Cultural Studies ​

Nanyang Technological University

Delivered by NTU's Confucius Institute, this track is designed to equip students with basic Chinese Language skills as well as to expose them to the 5000-year-old Chinese history. It consists of 2 parts: Chinese Language and Chinese Cultural studies. It will be conducted over 4 weeks in July 2018, M... read more

Columbia Summer Program in American Law

University of Amsterdam & Columbia University

For more than fifty years Columbia Law School has offered this Summer Program in American Law in collaboration with the law faculties of Amsterdam and Leiden Universities. The Program is held every summer, for the whole month of July, and alternates each year between Amsterdam and Leiden. This year... read more

Food from Field to Fork: an archaeobotanical approach

University of Groningen

Recent discussions about health, food safety and an awareness of vanishing traditions have resulted in an increasing interest in traditional foods and food heritage. The summer school Food fromField to Fork: an archaeobotanical approachis organised by the Groningen Institute of Archaeology, an... read more

Introduction to Game Theory

Seoul National University

This course is an introduction to game theory. Game theory is a way of thinking about strategic situations, which is when the outcome of one’s choice depends not only on given parameters of the environment (prices, production function, demand curve), but also on choices of other agents. In this cour... read more

Sports Economics

Higher School of Economics

The course covers the main features of sports economics. The contents comprise the understanding of sports as an economy, characteristics of sport product, the behaviour of leagues and clubs, the main differences between North-American and European sport systems, sport league designs, players’ labou... read more

Current Topics in PR & Marketing

Stockholm University

The course familiarizes students with the contemporary perspectives and the progress in the field of advertising and public relation, serving as a valuable complement to the basic advertising and public relation course(s). More specifically, even if the course will endorse a business administration... read more

Urban Studies: Sense, Space and Strategy

University of Amsterdam

If urban sensescapes are subject to change (in whatever form), this influences the way in which people experience their urban environment and might influence their sense of belonging. This can therefore be a strong motivation for contesting urban space, for forming groups with similar interests and... read more

Kick-start Your Career in the Netherlands - Life Sciences and Health

Utrecht Summer School

As an international student (master or PhD), finding a job that fits your ambitions and interests in the Netherlands can be challenging. Can you find your way in the Dutch job market in the field of life sciences and health? What are the job opportunities and trends in the Dutch job market in this f... read more

Humor and Satire in Contemporary Europe

University of Groningen

What is the role of humor and satire in contemporary democracies? Is the ‘right not to be offended’ more important than the ‘right to offend’? Questions such as these have become more and more prominent in recent years, within and outside Europe – suffice it to mention the disputes over Charlie... read more

Education in Ireland

National University of Ireland Galway

This Continuing Professional Development programme is designed to offer teachers the opportunity to study particular aspects of the Irish education system and, concurrently, to study the history, literature and culture of Ireland. It is suitable for elementary and secondary teachers, adult learning... read more

Architecture and Systems Engineering: Models and Methods to Manage Complex Systems

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Our world runs on increasingly complex systems. Engineers face a critical challenge in designing, managing, and optimizing these systems for the rapidly changing products of tomorrow. Employing industry case studies and the latest in systems thinking from MIT, this four-course certificate program... read more

Law, Literature, and Human Rights

University of Groningen

Contemporary constant circulation and reshaping of human rights in the social imagination make it more and more difficult to grasp all their manifestations and all the echoes they leave in both law and literature. This summer school aims to engage with law and literature not only to consider how... read more

Big Data in Society

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

More and more data is being collected about us and our activities. Our social media interactions, online search and shopping behaviour, but also offline location tracking and sensor and surveillance networks are all generating large, often real-time data sets. Potentially, these could help answer im... read more

Creativity and Innovation

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & Cardiff University

Innovation and creativity are the key drivers of success in many industries today. They fuel the uptake of new technologies, the development of products and services and the formulation of strategies to secure competitive advantage. Truly innovative ideas can create new markets and boost a firm’s va... read more

Data Analysis in R

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

With the increasing use of alternative software packages like R in data analysis, now is the time to learn their ins and outs. The large number of active programmers creating R packages makes this an up-to-date programme providing a huge range of statistical analyses. Researchers also use R to write... read more

Decolonizing Europe: History, Memory, Redress

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam & Brown University

Take a fresh approach to current debates surrounding notions of citizenship and belonging within postcolonial, post-Cold War Europe. In this course, Amsterdam is approached as an open air laboratory, with students studying historical and contemporary dynamics of representation and memory. WHO SHO... read more

Discover the Dutch

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Learn to speak and understand the Dutch language and society at a basic level. At the end of this course you will be able to join a basic conversation, using general expressions and basic sentences. For example, you will be able to meet and greet in Dutch, order a meal or a drink in the campus pub,... read more

Empirical Research Methods for Legal Studies

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Empirical legal questions are increasingly pressing for society and academics alike. Covering the law in action, victims, governmental accountability, police investigation, reporting and so on, the study of these questions is at the core of a blossoming field of academic endeavour in the US. But unt... read more

Global Health

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

In a globalizing world, health challenges are also transcending national boundaries and becoming more complex. To face up to them, there needs to be a two-way flow of resources, expertise and know-how between developed and developing countries, involving stakeholders from different scientific discip... read more

Hands-on Anthropology: Role of the Ethnographer

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Everyone has a story to tell. For anthropologists, such accounts can reveal as much about the people and societies we study as more conventional research. But the process of collecting stories in the field and retelling them in the academic arena is littered with pitfalls. How do we ensure that our... read more

Fintech and Emerging Financing Models in a Dynamic World

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Many of the jobs we will be doing in five years do not exist today. The world is changing rapidly and the world of finance has to change with it. New innovations will take place both within and beyond existing structures: fintechs providimg services such as crowdfunding, P2P lending, family lending,... read more

Foundation of International Business

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

We live in an increasingly global and interconnected world. Over the past couple of decades, rapid technological advancement and disappearing trade barriers have completely transformed the business community. The world has gone digital and in order to be successful, companies have no choice but to g... read more

International Criminal Justice

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

War crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide harm people, disrupt societies and endanger global peace and security. In recent decades the international community has expressed its clear desire to end such atrocities and to prosecute those responsible. But designing effective “real-world” respons... read more

Nature and Nurture

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Do twins hold the key to understanding complex human traits and diseases? Can they resolve the age-old debate between nature and nurture? What is determined by our DNA, what comes from our environment? Thanks to recent technological advances, we are closer than ever to explaining where our individua... read more

Neurodegenerative Diseases: From Lab to Patient and Back

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

From molecules to brain, cells to behaviour, this interactive course provides you with a comprehensive insight into various aspects of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Vanishing White Matter. It addresses both clinical aspects and methodologies for the study of brain dise... read more

Snakes and Ladders: Finding Your Way Through the Qualitative Labyrinth

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

When you think of healthcare research,  randomized controlled trials, numbers, calculations, and p-values might spring to mind. But did you know there is a different way to do research? In qualitative health (education) research, the experiences, opinions, behaviours, and feelings of patients,... read more

The Economics of Urbanization

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

More than half the world's population now live in cities. In just a few decades from now, the population of urban areas will exceed the entire global population today. Ongoing urbanization presents opportunities and challenges that are of great interest to policy-makers and researchers. WHO SHOUL... read more

The Global Energy Transition in a Fossil World

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

The need for a global transition to a low-carbon energy sector is contested by few, but opinions on what this means in practice and on how to get there vary widely. This course will focus on the societal side of energy transition and the dilemmas that still need to be solved for effective change.&nb... read more

Ancient and Classical Worlds

University of Cambridge

Whether you are drawn by history or architecture, archaeology or literature, this programme allows you an unrivalled chance to immerse yourself in the latest thinking on antiquity. With subjects such as drama or poetry, Greek philosophers, the Egyptian Old Kingdom, Aegean empires, Visigoths and anci... read more

Cultural Diversity: theory and practice

Tilburg University

What can cross-cultural psychology tell you about your own cultural assumptions? Are you able to understand the unique challenges and benefits of living in a multicultural society? Are your professional or academic goals aimed at working successfully in international businesses, or in multicultural... read more

Justice for Victims of Conflict-related Sexual Violence and Human Trafficking?

Tilburg University

Thousands of men, women and children are forced into sexual slavery or raped during conflict-situations, and/or, when fleeing conflict, are forced by human traffickers into exploitative practices en route and in the country of destination. What is done to address these crimes and are these approache... read more

Understanding Data with R: a hands-on workshop towards becoming a data-analyst

Tilburg University

Which companies are committing fraud? Which scientific hypothesis is correct? Do movie critics differ from regular consumers in their ratings? Whether it’s a fun or serious question, each of these questions require data to answer them. In this course, you will learn the two vital skills for using da... read more

Spanish for Beginners Summer Course

Tilburg University

Are you planning on studying, doing an exchange program, or working in a Spanish-speaking country? Kickstart your Spanish skills in two short weeks in this small-scale Spanish intensive summer course! No prior knowledge of Spanish is required. By the end of the course, participants are assumed t... read more

Spanish Intermediate Summer Course

Tilburg University

Are you planning on studying, doing an exchange program, or working in a Spanish-speaking country? Do you have your A2 Level certification (Common European Framework) in Spanish? Lift your Spanish skills to B1 Level in two short weeks in this small-scale Spanish intensive summer course! By the e... read more

Animal Law

Aarhus University

What rights do societies afford to animals within their respective legal systems? This will be the main question dealt with during the summer course in Animal Law. Animal Law is an emerging field of law that explores the legal protection of the social and biological needs of animals. Legislation... read more

Behavioral Corporate Finance

Aarhus University

Traditional corporate finance assumes that managers and investors are rational and that capital markets are efficient. This is, however, often not the case. The behavioral approach to corporate finance relies on evidence from psychology and sociology of cognitive biases, heuristics, emotions, moods,... read more

Business Intelligence from Web Data Analytics and Data Mining

Aarhus University

The purpose of this course is to introduce the business student to the rapidly evolving area of business intelligence. The course is designed to develop knowledge in business intelligence for organizations. The course is an overview of the business intelligence process from data collection, to data... read more

Data Visualization and Storytelling for Business

Aarhus University

The sheer amount, speed and variety of data available to business today can either overwhelm or drive breakthrough decisions crucial to business success and growth. Data visualization is a multidisciplinary discipline that provides the knowledge and skills necessary to transform data (big and small)... read more

Financial Capitalism: The Big Picture

Aarhus University

This course seeks to provide a holistic understanding of modern financial capitalism. It covers explanations to developments and cross-country differences in national financial systems across the globe. The focus is on how these systems are preserved or changed, through economic developments, power... read more

Financial Decision Making

Aarhus University

The course aims at providing the student with an understanding of how corporate finance concepts are applied in real life and what can be implications of one decision on different aspects of company performance.  This course builds on the concepts taught in Corporate Finance and focuses primari... read more

Global Entrepreneurship

Aarhus University

Countries characterized by economic, social and political environments that are conducive to entrepreneurship provide more opportunities for businesses to grow and develop faster. Since business ventures are becoming increasingly global, an understanding of entrepreneurial environments of economies... read more

Global Fandom in the Digital Age

Aarhus University

The development of the internet and new technology has increased the visibility of fandom. It broke down the geographic barriers and made it easier for people to access free flow of information, connect and communicate at anytime anywhere. The internet allowed fans of TV, films, music, video games a... read more

Cyber Security: Fundamental Technologies of Cyber Security

Tel Aviv University

This program track is focused on the technical aspect of Cyber Security. We invite you to join us for this course as we examine the fundamental technologies of cyber security systems, including: Block Chain; Cryptology; Hash Function; Crypto-Techniques; Asymmetric Encryption; and much more. Students... read more

Language and Marketing

Aarhus University

Marketing communication and research heavily rely on language. Advertisers use language to convince consumers to buy a certain product. Market researchers ask consumers what they think about a product or what kind of product consumers think they need. Obviously, the success of such marketing efforts... read more

Lean Management

Aarhus University

The course aims to provide students with overall knowledge about Lean Management. It introduces the philosophy, methods and techniques of Lean Management and it implements interactive sessions to apply the acquired knowledge.  read more

Managing China Cross-Border Development

Aarhus University

China is expanding its economic footprint across its borders by acquiring or investing in offshore companies at an intense pace. Western managers of large and small businesses abruptly engaged with China are adversely surprised when faced with a business partner that operates with a very different w... read more

Managing Language in International Organizations

Aarhus University

The aim of this course is to enable students acquire knowledge of the role of language in various management activities in international organizations. This is achieved in the light of the cognitive link between language and corporate culture, namely the concept of company-speak. In internation... read more

Sex, Death, and Fiction: Evolutionary Literary and Film Study

Aarhus University

This course introduces students to the history and theory of evolutionary thinking in the humanities. The evolutionary human sciences are entering a mature phase, but have until recently operated on an inadequate understanding of "culture," and especially "imaginative culture": religion, ideology, m... read more

Small Group Communication

Aarhus University

This course, Small Group Communication, will help you develop a soft skill that is routinely named by business executives as an essential attribute sought out in new hires: Teamwork. Through critical and creative thinking, you will learn and apply small group communication theories to everything fro... read more

Sports Marketing and Sponsorship

Aarhus University

Sports are appealing to millions of people throughout the world who enjoy participating in them and/or following them passionately as fans; as a result, sports is a strong global industry. Sports Marketing and Sponsorship examines aspects of the marketing of sports (to fans) as well as the... read more

Romanian Language and Civilization

Babeș-Bolyai University

WHAT THE PROGRAMME OFFERS 3 weeks of Romanian language courses (20 hours/week), taught according to the Common European Framework of Reference levels - 4 ECTS credits for participation and final assessment - Certificate of attendance - Leisure and social activities: welcome party, city tour, visit... read more

Strategic Management of Creativity and Innovation

Aarhus University

Innovation is the cornerstone of successful organisations and economies across the globe. Consider the growing pace at which we witness change in our environment as well as in the technological, social and geopolitical landscapes.  Velocity is fuelling the need for innovation, and the pace... read more

Interdisciplinary Aspects of Healthy Aging

University of Copenhagen

Recent years have seen major progress in understanding healthy aging, how to ensure life-course processes that enable older adults to live independently in good health, stay engaged in social relationships within families and communities, and uphold social roles important to well-being. The course w... read more

Understanding European Union Politics

Aarhus University

From the outside, the EU often creates the impression of being a messy political unit. One reason for this public image is that decision-making in the European Union relies on many different actors and institutions. As a consequence, it is often difficult to comprehend who develops policy proposals... read more

Business and Entrepreneurship in the Start-Up Nation

Tel Aviv University

Dubbed one of the most innovative cities in the world, Tel Aviv is an amazing environment in which to study business, innovation and entrepreneurship in depth. Beyond Tel Aviv, the State of Israel has more venture capital per capita and more startups than any other country in the world. Historically... read more

Viking Age Scandinavia

Aarhus University

During the Viking Age (c. 750-1050 AD), peoples from Scandinavia suddenly entered the scene of the world known at the time and were to leave their mark in European history. Beyond the clichés of the pagan warrior, raiding and plundering, the Viking Age stands as a dramatic but also formati... read more

Artistic Rebellion in London and Paris

Queen Mary University of London

This course offers you an introduction to the history of modernist and avant-garde art in Paris, and its impact upon cultural production in London. The course investigates how artists in both places responded to the political, social and technological transformations that took place in European soci... read more

Visual Culture and Computational Thinking

Aarhus University

Today’s visual culture is heavily dominated by digitalization and computation: Not only are the majority of images that we look at digitally created and/or presented, they are also circulated and modified digitally, and this influences how we handle and understand images. The course allows students... read more

Building Britain, 1700-1840: Industrial ‘Revolution’ or ‘Evolution’?

University of Leeds

In the short span between the accession of George III (1760) and the death of his son William IV (1837) the face of England changed dramatically. Roads, railways, rivers and canals sprung up across the land and country hamlets became populous towns. Factories replaced farms and chimney stacks dwarfe... read more

Youth, Drugs and Alcohol - Social Science Approaches

Aarhus University

Among many young Europeans, alcohol and drugs are the preferred means of altering consciousness. These substances are used as part of various social activities either on weekends in bars, nightclubs, or music festivals, or on weekdays. This course examines both alcohol and drug use th... read more

Reproductive & Maternal Health: A Global Perspective

Utrecht University

This summer school will provide a comprehensive overview about women’s reproductive and maternal health around the world. Topics discussed in this course represent critical health challenges and strategies to improve reproductive and maternal health outcomes. How can we reduce maternal and neonat... read more

London & Film

King's College London

This course is intended to introduce students to some significant debates within British film studies through a focus on three key areas underpinning the varied representation of London on film: landmark London as a cinematic city, the divergent spaces of London, and capital’s relationship to film g... read more

Personalized Medicine

University of Cologne

What is Personalized Medicine? Personalized and precision medicine is "an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person." This approach will allow doctors and researchers to predict more a... read more

Social Movements and Social Change

University of Amsterdam

In this three week programme, students will learn about the tactics and strategies of (urban) social movements, researching and articulating a collectivity's interests and claims. In particular, students will learn how to critically apply social movement theory to explain the successes and/or failur... read more

Economics and Game Theory

University of Amsterdam

Students of this three-week course will cover principles of micro- and macro-economics, and receive an introduction to game theory. We will also cover the basics of different types of economic modelling, and their applications for economic policy and social science. The goal? To demystify neoclassic... read more

Migration and Integration: Refugees, Rights & Realities

University of Amsterdam

What are the forces behind this number? How do international organizations and sovereign state respond to the challenge of millions of displaced persons? And what about the refugees themselves? Are they interested to permanently settle in Europe or are they better off in countries ‘in the region’? H... read more

International Business

Korea University

This course is a broad survey of the field of international business and provides the foundations for further specialisation in this field. It will begin with a brief overview of international business, focused on the concept of ‘globalisation’. The course will then examine the environment for inter... read more