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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The objective of this course is to introduce marketing as an important function of the organization. Its focus is to demonstrate marketing’s role and importance to the modern organization and the community. At the end of this course students will achieve the following objectives:
To become fam... read more
As our world becomes busier and more interconnected, people's lives take different trajectories towards new futures. This socio-cultural shift also affects our well being. But has our way of understanding individual health and wellness also shifted to adapt to the changes we see in ourselves and oth... read more
This summer the Grotius Centre will host the fourth edition of the International Humanitarian Law Summer School. The course is designed by the Grotius Centre Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum on International Humanitarian Law and is organised in close cooperation with the Netherlands Red Cross. This unique pr... read more
Get empowered to chase a future career in Sport Events and/or Music Festivals. This summer course will bring you up to speed with trends and developments. Your team of dedicated lecturers will equip you with knowledge, insights and skills and introduce you to experts from their network. Visits and a... read more
Seen from outside, the Netherlands seems like a country that has its things in order: neat streets guide you through our cities, straight canals transport our water and orderly politicians take care of our affairs. There is, however, more to this country than meets the eye. Dutch society and it... read more
Over the past years, many low-income countries have undergone extensive financial reforms. Despite these reforms, many households and enterprises, especially in Africa, are still unable to participate in the financial sector. While it is well known that financial institutions and markets can help in... read more
This summer school will focus on building capabilities and business strategies for Smart Cities.
In 2050 the largest cities in the world are expected to be in Africa. Luanda, the capital of Angola, is estimated to have 6 Million people today and will continue to grow. Today’s infrastructure is no... read more
The significance of Japan today is based upon a fascinating past which informs the present in a multitude of ways. Japan is at the forefront of issues challenging human society in the 21st century, from demographics to sustainable development, and the impact of new technologies and advances in... read more
Innovation is one of the most important issues in business research today, as it is fundamental for sustainable business success. Innovation leads to improved consumer lives, through better quality products and services and lower prices, and to improved business performance, through transforming old... read more
Have you played video games like The Talos Principle, Bioshock, Zombi, or the Prince of Persia? Do you know the difference between ludology (the critical study of gaming) and narratology (the critical study of narrative structure) and how they affect our perception? This fun, innovative course makes... read more
Learn firsthand how religion contributes equally to peace and war. In this one-week summer intensive you will learn to distinguish between several levels of non-violence, receive training in ‘value focused interviewing’, and conduct live interviews with international key-figures who promote non-viol... read more
How to keep supply chains running smoothly in a ‘bumpy’ global environment?
If you live in Northern Europe and have eaten an avocado recently, you have benefited from a supply chain! Supply chains play a crucial role in connecting markets and economies on a global scale; that is of course a great v... read more
Can entrepreneurs save the world? In this 1-week summer intensive you will discover hands-on how the entrepreneurial mindset - backed up by entrepreneurial knowledge and skills - can deliver novel and radical solutions to society’s biggest challenges. &... read more
Pensions are hot. All developed countries have pension systems. Nevertheless, many pensioners faced dramatic pension drops in recent years. And young people doubt whether they will ever receive a substantial pension. Do solid pension systems exist somewhere in the world?
This 1-week summer course... read more
Ga je op stage, of wil je een carrière in Nederland opbouwen? Voel je je comfortabel in je informele gebruik van de Nederlandse taal - maar wil je je vaardigheden op een hoger en professioneler niveau brengen, ter voorbereiding op je carrière of academische loopbaan?
Het doel van deze cursus... read more
Learning, inside and outside schools, happens in interaction between children and their teachers, parents, and peers. It takes human interaction to learn to talk, to do math, to collaborate and to learn autonomously. Research on educational interactions has grown tremendously in the past decade. It... read more
Why and how are organizations increasingly using collaboration as a strategic tool to develop their innovation activities? Which types of teams are better prepared to collaborate with external parties? How are collaborative networks built and how can they be managed effectively? What role can collab... read more
Are you fascinated by neurology and translational neurosciences? Are you interested in research as well as the clinical side? Do you want to learn a lot in 10 days, together with students from all over the world? Do you want to see what the UMCG, the university of Groningen and the city of Groningen... read more
The goal of this second edition of our summer school in Bone, Joint & Tendon Care (BJTC) is to teach a yearly, English taught, a 7-day programme using a multidisciplinary approach to the subject of healthy aging and movement disorders. It consists of both an educational programme and a social pr... read more
Understanding how corporate boards are formed and how they act has become an important topic. Corporate failures and scandals such as Enron and Parmalat in the early 2000s and, more recently Volkswagen and Toshiba, have heated up debates in policy circles and media, as well as in academia, with resp... read more
The Cardiovascular Regenerative Medicine Summer school is a one-week interactive school for master, postdoctoral researchers, PhD students and healthcare practitioners who want to learn about the complexities of regenerative medicine in cardiovascular biomedical research.
In the field o... read more
Money laundering. Terrorist finance. Drug trafficking. Arms smuggling. Illicit trafficking of wildlife, human body parts, and ancient historical artifacts. Tax havens. Proliferation of WMDs. Oil bunkering. Human smuggling and the modern day slave trade. Conflict minerals and blood diamonds. These ar... read more
The 14th Summer School on Global Health will be organized this summer in collaboration with IFMSA-Groningen!
The program consists of 8 full days with educational activities, workshops and interactive lectures by experts on six different Global Health topics:
Access and right to health... read more
Most deaths that currently occur globally are the result of chronic or ‘non-communicable’ diseases, in particular cardiovascular diseases, most cancers, chronic respiratory diseases and diabetes. Although medical science plays an important role in reducing these diseases, law and policy are also cru... read more
Ageing is related to problems both at societal as well as at individual level. Healthy ageing is part of the solution, and various disciplines are engaging in healthy ageing research, including social sciences, demography, biomedical sciences, and public health. The main goal of the Healthy Ageing S... read more
Cognitive neuroscience is an emerging interdisciplinary field of study related to the neural substrate of mental processes. It is at the intersection of cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and neuroscience, combining theories of cognitive psychology with modern neuroscience methodologies. The cou... read more
The pursuit of new markets and new opportunities has caught the attention of business students throughout the world. While the desire to create wealth has often been cited as a main driver of entrepreneurial activity, new entrepreneurs also consider adding a social value creation element to their ne... read more
The course will introduce you to common plant diseases in crop plants. It is based on short introductory sessions followed by practical exercises, in which you diagnose plant diseases under field conditions as well as in the laboratory. The exercises include diagnosis based on macroscopic symptoms a... read more
The world has become more and more connected since the appearance of the modern Internet in the early 1990s. The Internet allows buyers and sellers to match to each other directly or with the help of intermediaries. In a more connected world, buyers (sellers) can reach more sellers (buyers) and inte... read more
Learn something new this summer. Spend two weeks learning Chinese language (Mandarin) while experiencing one of the world’s most important economies. The levels we teach include absolute beginner, elementary, low intermediate, high intermediate and advanced.
Classes will take place Monday to Frid... read more
Data Analytics, process of transforming input data into useful information through proper analytic tools, is relevant to all business professionals. This process enhances the decision makers’ ability to use data effectively, in order to better understand the cases that they are dealing with, and to... read more
Today artificial intelligence and machine learning can be applied to support businesses in a range of areas, such as advanced email filtering, speech and image recognition and recommendation systems to provide personalized guidance. By analyzing data using machine learning techniques, ... read more
Design thinking is an increasingly popular approach in all fields to identify transformative opportunities and solve complex challenges. Developed by leaders in engineering, entrepreneurship, and creativity, design thinking is a human-centered process that has played a critical role in creatin... read more
The FEN Summer School is designed to enable participants to thoroughly explore the business opportunities, dynamics and challenges in Chile and Latin America. It is aimed at:
Students from around the world who want to develop their understanding of the economic, business, cultural and environm... read more
The course focuses on critical success factors across every stage of the process, such as acquisition reasoning, selection and evaluation of the partner, synergies recognition, post-merger integration, and social issues. Hence, it gives to the students the skills and knowledge for understanding dome... read more
This is a course in the economics of central banking and financial institutions involving analytical economic reasoning and elements of macroeconomic and financial modelling.
The aims of the course are:
to provide an understanding of how interest rates, money supply and central bank actions... read more
How can machine learning help you to find interesting patterns in large datasets, generate scientific knowledge, automate complex tasks, and assist organizations in making better decisions?
This course provides an overview of key ideas and m in supervised learning from a statistical perspective.... read more
Organizations today face an unprecedented array of risks, ranging from cyber-attacks to natural disasters to financial crises. Understanding the threat posed by these kinds of risks and working out strategies to manage them is thus of vital importance to organizations in today’s business environment... read more
This course uses leading edge systems thinking mapping and simulation modelling tools to enhance your ability to design and test growth strategies. You will develop simple simulation models of start-up enterprises and established firms and then run a variety of what-if computer simulations testing d... read more
For over twenty years UNISCA has organised Model United Nation’s, hosting students from all over the world. We offer students a unique opportunity to take part in intense, yet intimate debate and to listen to a diverse group of speakers that have expertise over a wide range of relevant top... read more
A guided tour through Groningen, one of the Netherlands’ oldest cities and saturated with architectural gems designed by international star designers, kick starts a Summer School that introduces its participants to the ins and outs of today’s healthy cities concept.
Improving public health by arc... read more
We make decisions every day and every hour: which summer school to choose, which pullover to buy, where to go on vacation. The course presents the core concepts of rational and efficient individual and social decisions, including political decisions.
Topics to be covered include:
- Decision maki... read more
Addiction is among the leading causes of disability with an enormous societal impact. Radboud University offers a unique, interdisciplinary and innovative environment to learn about the mechanisms of addiction and acquire skills to ally with addicted individuals.
Addiction is among the most preva... read more
This course examines the history of the 20th century Russia in the context of multiple transformations, ranging from global political events to internal cultural changes. We will go through key stages of Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian history from 1917 to 2000 by looking at the interplay between glo... read more
The Leiden Oxford Transplantation Summer School, LOTS, is a collaboration between the university of Leiden and Oxford. The school is organised primarily for biomedical and medical students that are in the beginning of their studies and are interested in transplantation and (clinical) research. The s... read more
The BAI Summer School on Data Science
The Business Analytics Institute, together with the ZHAW Datalab of Zurich University of Applied Sciences, will once again be offering a 10-day summer school in Bayonne, France on the practice of data science designed for working professionals, as well as upp... read more
In this course,we will track major developments and changes in South African art and media during the Apartheid era (1948-1994) and after (1994-present). The point of this broad historical perspective is not so much to provide a condensed history of South African art and media, as it is to explore t... read more
Energy is vital to every society and we see in the world significant changes in the use of energy. The Energy Academy Europe brings together relevant activities, partners and networks to work on the energy transition, therefore we will focus on the energy transition in this summer school as well. Th... read more
This summer school, taking place at the Faculty of Philosophy in Groningen, aims to bring together advanced students and established scholars working broadly on Spinoza’s thought, sources and reception. The goal of the summer school is to create an international forum to stimulate scholarly exchange... read more
Businesses know that productivity depends on a work force that is socially and emotionally competent. If you want to become successful in a diverse world, a large part of that success will depend on your ability to communicate and negotiate among diverse cultures.
Intercultural competence is cons... read more
Europe’s demography in terms of ethno-cultural composition is rapidly diversifying in an unprecedented way. The majority group in urban areas is morphing into a minority amidst other minorities. This topic has become a priority issue for policymakers at the national and EU-level. There is a gre... read more
For Advanced Law Students and Professionals | The International Arbitration Training Course, offered by Leiden Law School in cooperation with the Permanent Court of Arbitration, focuses on the theory and practice of international arbitration as a distinct field of the law and field of legal practice... read more
In this summer school, we will study how these concepts impact our relationships within society, and the different theoretical perspectives that have been developed to study their role in social and familial relationships. Students will be equipped with analytical tools to study these themes cr... read more
The aim of the course is to give you insight into the roles of research, consultancy and legislation in the integrated nutrient management in Denmark and how they contributed to reduce the impact of agriculture on the water environment. The basic idea of the course is to give you the opportunity to... read more
This program was formerly known as Of Mountains and Men in a Changing World.
This innovative program brings an interdisciplinary approach to the complex question of how climate change in mountainous regions affects both humans and nature. Combining methods and knowledge from the sciences, the hum... read more
The course will start with an overview of current NGS technologies and directions in which these are currently progressing. Methods for assembling genomes from NGS data using either a reference genome or de novo assembly will be presented together with some emphasis on assessing NGS data quality (Qu... read more
"Society, Environment, Transportation and Space: The Dutch Experience" (SETS) is a summer course offered each year in June by the Faculty of Spatial Sciences of the University of Groningen (The Netherlands). The course is open for students from partner universities of the University... read more
Critical thinking is gaining more and more interest as an educational goal. It is seen by policy makers and educationalists as a crucial condition of learning (part of meta-cognition) and lifelong learning, which is an important competence of democratic and responsible citizens. According to mainstr... read more
The aim of the course is to provide knowledge and understanding of the global situation related to health and welfare. The course includes elements such as:
UN Sustainable Development Goals in relation to health and welfare
Cultural aspects related to health and welfare
Impact of common di... read more
The Centre for Religion and Heritage at the University of Groningen invites advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students to explore a new domain of inquiry in the study of religion, namely religious heritage. This summer school of Groningen’s Centre for Religion and Heritage will intro... read more
The unexplained nature of dark matter and energy and the relative abundance of matter and antimatter are just two out of many reasons to expect physics beyond the Standard Model. In an attempt to resolve these issues, a variety of theoretical extensions to the Standard Model were developed. These ex... read more
Fundamentals of Biobanking and Cohort Research
Please join us for the sixth UMCG summer school exploring the fundamentals of biobanking and cohort research.
Biobank research involves the use of systematic collections of human biomaterials and related data, in population-based or clinical inves... read more
Focusing on the key turning points in the history of western medicine e.g. the advent of hospitals, the role of public health, the rise of biomedical research, this course offers insights into medicine’s past, asks what has shaped contemporary medicine and how do people study it. By exploring five k... read more
This fifth edition of the highly successful summer school Things That Matter addresses the tension between the materiality of sources and their digitization. The recent advances of digital technology have created new modes of reproduction and forms of consumption that have substantially reshaped the... read more
The world becomes increasingly urban. In 2050 two thirds of the world’s population lives in cities, particularly in Africa and Asia. Developing sustainable and resilient urban food systems is essential to ensure urban food and nutrition security. Learn the latest concepts, international experiences... read more
The Summer school of paediatric respiratory medicine is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of each of the major fields of paediatric respiratory medicine based on the HERMES syllabus. This course is aimed at all paediatric respiratory professionals wishing to update their knowledge, partic... read more
This is an introductory photojournalism class located in Barcelona, a city renowned for its natural beauty and rich heritage. We will learn the basics of a DSLR camera and learn how to shoot in manual mode. We will also learn the basics of videography while shooting with mobile phones and will work... read more
By consequence of the success of the first two Editions in Pisa (2016 and 2017), with the participation of about 120 students coming from all around the world, as well as of the 2018 Edition hold in Lithuania, with the involvement of the School's founders as teachers, the Department of Political Sci... read more
Come to XJTLU to learn the most widely-spoken language in the world at a leading Sino-British University. Experience quality teaching in culturally rich, historic Suzhou.
We offer practical Chinese language courses for beginner, elementary, intermediate, and advanced... read more
Linux is a pervasive computer operating system, used on over 490 of the top 500 supercomputers, web servers, internet servers, routers, smartphones and desktop operating systems and this is not the limit of its uses. From network engineers to software developers, there is a need for Linux technical... read more
Rating systems and credit risk management have entered a new stage. By having participants in direct contact with top faculty and other professionals who bring diverse experiences to the classroom, the three-day program allows participants to focus on the critical areas of model building, managing t... read more
The principal objectives of this programme are to review the basic principles of PET imaging and to convey an understanding of the modern application of PET technology. Imaging techniques such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), X-ray computed tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET)... read more
How can the financial sector contribute, or even speed up, businesses’ transition to long-term value creation within a sustainable economy? If it means combining financial, social and environmental values, what pathways and challenges are there for sustainable investing and lending?
Long-term val... read more
The course provides a detailed introduction to macroeconomics and encompasses the fundamentals of macroeconomics. On completion of the course you will have the ability to critically assess real-world macroeconomic developments at first-year undergraduate level. Moreover, students will be able to bet... read more
Here at NTU we proudly provide a unique and truly international experience. Our educational programs encourage intellectual exploration of the highest academic quality -- all while obtaining school credits. These programs provide you with the fantastic opportunity to increase your intercultural comp... read more
At the RCA, we teach design thinking, training designers who go on to lead global brands worldwide as creative directors and CEOs. In contrast to standard, linear approaches that build on tested models, design thinking is creatively structured, analytic and responsive. It draws in diverse discipline... read more
Meeting the needs of hundreds of enthusiastic learners from around the world each year, our Language and Culture Open Programs form the cornerstone of all the programming offered by the International Training Centre. Consequently, we’ve been able to broaden our program options to include 4 hands-on... read more
Unravelling the complexities of wound care. This program is designed for community nurses, aged care nurses, acute care nurses, outreach nurses, practice nurses, and others attending wound care-podiatrists, OTs, physios, pharmacists and medical students. The program will challenge some current pract... read more
Following up on it 2018 Summer program, the Meiji University Japanese Language Education Center will offer a short term Japanese Language Program in Winter 2019. The program cultivates study of Japanese language, culture and society from various aspects. Highly motivated participants can expect Meij... read more
An introduction to the global principles that structure tourism, the nature and operation of the tourist industry and the impact, development and management issues that arise from tourism. Topics include: tourism, globalisation and mobility; international and New Zealand trends; motivations and desi... read more
Increasingly, forensic investigations have come to rest on the techniques of forensic biology to provide vital evidence in homicides, violent crimes, disaster identification and even minor crimes. This course is designed as an introduction for the student who is interested in analysing biological ev... read more
The Keio Short-Term Japanese Studies Program (KJSP) is a two-week intensive program for students who wish to study in Japan. The program offers a variety of courses related to Japanese politics, economy, business, arts, and traditional and modern culture in addition to on-site activities where stude... read more
The 6-week course "Social Realities in Mexico" is an academic program meant to sharpen the students' awareness of the main development concerns and social challenges in Latin America. At the same time, the participants acquire factual, technical and theoretical knowledge to undertake those challenge... read more
The univie: winter school for cultural-historical studies offers six courses with 4 ECTS credits per course (corresponding to 32 contact hours). Each contact hour consists of 45 minutes classroom teaching. In the course of the two week program students can attend two courses and obtain up to 8 ECTS... read more
The Pain Management Multidisciplinary Workshop is arguably the world's most comprehensive workshop in pain management in 2019. This two week (Monday - Thursday) workshop is a comprehensive overview of all major aspects of pain management, integrating basic science with its clinical application. The... read more
This course examines development of the Korean economy, which has so far shown a most successful catch up performance as a latecomer in the post-war period. Beginning with the explanation of how the economic ‘miracle’ began, it will proceed to the working of the ‘miracle’ economy. It will then proce... read more
Entrepreneurship Is about creating value. How that’s defined Is up to You. Being an entrepreneur is about taking initiative and starting something new, regardless of its structure or profit orientation. The Wharton difference lies in our ability to help people scale their ideas. We take a data-drive... read more
This course analyzes Kim Jong Un’s summit diplomacy with South Korea and the United States as an approach to simultaneously pursue security and economic development. The Kim Jong-un regime in North Korea triggered worldwide concerns not only for South Korea but also surrounding countries of the Kore... read more
Winter International Engineering School is a unique opportunity to dive into the engineering world for 6 weeks, get acquainted with international specialists, know about foreign experience, start developing your own project/research in the team of the Ural Federal University. The first 2 weeks are c... read more
The Ritsumeikan Summer Japanese Program (RSJP) and Ritsumeikan Winter Japanese Program (RWJP) are designed for undergraduate or graduate students with minimal knowledge of the Japanese language, providing a comprehensive introduction to Japanese language and culture.
RSJP and RWJP are programs co... read more
The International Summer/Winter Program consists of morning academic lectures combined with afternoon workshops, ending with a final group project to encourage deeper reflection on their experiences. Academic lectures throughout the three weeks will be centered around a different theme each week. Fi... read more
Relevant issues in the field of product development and consumer behaviour will be presented and discussed in the plenary presentations and during the company visits. A Product Development case is part of the course. It provides a step-by-step overview of the product development... read more
The world needs professionals who are capable of conceiving innovative solutions to unfamiliar situations and complex problems. In doing so, they enrich people as individuals and society in general. This International Programme aims to support students to find creative solutions by using communicati... read more
This five-day course (over 5 weeks) will cover the treatment of eating disorders in the child, adolescent and adult age ranges. You'll learn about therapeutic approaches including: individual assessment and therapy family approaches inpatient, outpatient and day patient approaches inpatient refeedin... read more
This four-week intensive program is aimed at learners of Japanese language who are currently enrolled in universities pursuing either an undergraduate or graduate degree. Our courses are designed to be practical ones providing the learners hands-on exposure to everyday Japanese language used in Japa... read more
Winter International School is a unique opportunity to dive into the Russian world for 2 weeks, get acquainted with culture, language and some specific areas like business, winter sport and game studies in the team of the Ural Federal University. The first weeks are common for all students and devot... read more
Kyoto Study Program: from Anime to Zen is a non-degree 2-week program offering students an excellent introduction to Japanese society and culture, especially for those who are thinking to study long term in Japan in the near future. The curriculum is well balanced, and students will investigate dive... read more
Would you like to know how to do business in Russia and enjoy your winter holidays in the cultural capital of Russia - the city of Saint-Petersburg? Join this winter school!
Within this winter course you will gain knowledge about Russian business, culture, identity, national history, government,... read more
This very successful course will be held in 2019 for the 31th time! The course aims to familiarize participants with the integrated, interdisciplinary approach required in modern biotechnology. Microbial physiologists, metabolic engineers and (bio)process engineers from the faculty staff, toget... read more
Molecular and genetic epidemiology are emerging innovative fields of research in which molecular, genetic and biochemical concepts and techniques are incorporated into epidemiologic studies focusing on complex diseases. This is made possible by recent rapid technological advances in high-throughput... read more
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
1. Fundamentals Of Organizational Behaviour (30 HOURS)
The implications for management and the essential concepts of social psychology such as motivation, perception, attitude change and organization. Group and organizational dynamics will be the major emphasis of the course. Classroom discussio... read more
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is about creating algorithms to perform tasks in a way that we believe is intelligent. AI & Robotics is about creating algorithms to make robots perform such tasks. Modern AI & Robotics algorithms play games (e.g. chess), prove theorems (e.g. verification), disco... read more
he University of Trento, the Nanoscience Laboratory, and The University of Rome La Sapienza organize the 10th edition of the classical Optoelectronics and Photonics Winter school. The school aims to bring together a large number of PhD students and young researchers from all parts of the world who d... read more
This ‘Japanese Language Program’ is 2 weeks duration, aimed at students at Hosei’s partner universities overseas. This program cultivates not only studying Japanese language but also experiencing Japanese society and culture. In addition, regular students at Hosei university will support your study... read more
Want to know how Germany is trying to create a new international profile in the world? Let’s take a look at how Germany is changing in its foreign policies, ideas and potential since the reunification while observing present trends in global governance.
This course will try to understand the posi... read more
Over the course of the Cold War, the city of Berlin was frequently at the centre of global tensions and a potential front line should the superpower rivalry descend into actual war. This course utilizes the city of Berlin as a laboratory in which to examine the origins, nature, a... read more
The globalization of business has brought about a demand for leader and managers who are able to accomplish their objectives by working effectively outside the boundaries of nation, function, profession, and organization, and as well as their cultural and ethnic reference groups.
At the end of th... read more
Globalization has changed the way companies participate in international trade, even allowing small businesses to join in the global stage. Let’s take a look at how a need for “International Economic Law” is growing and what companies need to consider when trading! Multinational companies like Googl... read more
Istanbul, one of the oldest cities in the world, the city which located on two continents, the biggest city of Turkey. Also the new center of modern and contemporary art with its historical and cultural roots. In this beautiful city, we would like to show Anatolian Civilizations and Arts, Traditiona... read more
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 winter course in Estonian Language and Culture offers an opportunity to study an unusual and... read more
There are many reasons for the global success of football. The game fulfils our longing for triumph and endorses our knowledge of failure. It produces heroes and losers, demonstrates that we have to fight to reach our aims, but also shows the importance of cooperating and interacting. Thus football... read more
An understanding of international business is essential for students in today's interdependent global world. This course will provide students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to understand the global economic, political, cultural and social environment within which firms operate. It will e... read more
To be successful in the world of globalised business one needs competences. One of these is the ability to communicate effectively in different cultural settings. In addition, cultural differences matters in international negotiatons. Developing cross-cultural competences will enable you to upgrade... read more
What effect did the global financial crisis of 2008 have on government policies, healthcare and social welfare? How is globalization impacting our economic and financing systems? What is a casheless economy and where are we headed with bitcoin? Learn and discuss about how global changes affect socie... read more
Jerusalem is a holy city to the adherents of the three great monotheistic faiths: Judaism, Christianity and Islam. For most of its existence it has also been a national capital or major provincial center for the many states and empires which vied for control of the vital land bridge connecting Afric... read more
The course aims to enable students to achieve a clear understanding of the key issues that have shaped and are characterizing the politics of the region, its role in contemporary international politics, as well as the strategies available and employed by the main international actors towards it. Fin... read more
The course for doctoral students, post docs and young researchers in Hydrology, Forestry, and related disciplines will cover the simulation of the hydrological cycle of catchments of various sizes with the GEOframe system.
The course will enroll at most thirty students an... read more
This course helps students to become familiar with a number of critical issues about contemporary popular culture in Korea. A primary emphasis will be placed on the ways in which the media express and mediate Korean popular culture. Students will learn theoretical concepts and ideas that enable them... read more
Discover the beauty and historical prominence of this North African kingdom and live like a local in some of the most spiritually and culturally inspiring cities of Morocco!
Imagine yourself traveling and studying among the beauty and ruins of one of the Mediterranean world's most distinctive and... read more
Together for Development is a three-week programme held at the Waterford Kamhlaba UWC of Southern Africa in eSwatini (formerly Swaziland). Now in its third edition, this course will bring together 60 participants from around the world to critically engage with the concept of development and deeply u... read more
BigDat 2019 will be a research training event with a global scope aiming at updating participants on the most recent advances in the critical and fast developing area of big data, which covers a large spectrum of current exciting research and industrial innovation with an extraordinary potential for... read more
The course will introduce students to the concepts and theory of sport marketing, event management, and sport sponsorship. Under the expert guidance of international lecturers, the fundamental reasoning of these topics will be discussed and applied to specific practical cases. Learning outcomes On s... read more
The Digital Methods Initiative (DMI) Amsterdam, is holding its annual Winter School on Post-truth Empericism. The format is that of a (social media and web) data sprint, with hands-on work for telling stories with data, together with a programme of keynote speakers and a Mini-conference, w... read more
This course focuses upon the topic of negotiations and conflict resolution in the context of the Arab-Israeli conflict since 1977 to the present. The course is divided into three parts. First, we will present the general theoretical framework for explaining and understanding negotiations in internat... read more
The Department of Chinese Studies of Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) NUS and the NUS (Suzhou) Research Institute (NUSRI) jointly offer CH3297 Chinese Business Enterprises and Management for NUSRI's 2018 Winter Programme from 10 December to 29 December 2018 to all university students.... read more
One of the most disruptive events to the global order in recent history is that U.S. surpassed U.K. as the world's largest economy in the last century. However, China is expected to outrun U.S. as the world's largest economy in the 21st century. For anyone who wants to be globally literate, a basic... read more
The goals of the course are:
to introduce students to current topics of interest in international trade,
to help students develop skills for conducting research, including evaluating existing research, presenting their work, working collaboratively, and defining and organizing a research pro... read more
This course deals with the concepts of Green Management & Sustainability, which are receiving increasing attention from all over the globe – with no exception in Italy. In this course, the Italian trend of establishing and scaling up entrepreneurial initiatives with environmental purposes is pre... read more
Bread is such a symbol of France, so profoundly embedded in the country’s traditions, that to visit a boulangerie and queue with the locals is one of the great cultural experiences of France. Quite recently President Macron recommended to add French bread to the UNESCO list of national cultural trea... read more
This course aims to provide a comprehensive tutorial and survey about the recent advances towards enabling the efficient processing of deep learning. Specifically, it will provide an overview of deep learning, discuss various hardware platforms and architectures that support deep learning, and highl... read more