Applications for the below summer programmes are made directly to the institution. Students will be liable for all costs, including tuition fees.
Students who apply for these summer schools may be eligible to apply for funding from either the Travel Bursary Awards or Santander International Connections Awards. For more details, see Independent Travel Awards.
|Destination||Institution||Subject of study||Length of study|
|Austria||University of Vienna Summer Programme||European Studies, Austrian Arbitration Academy and German Language Courses||4 weeks|
|Austria||Graz International Summer School Seggau||
The Graz International Summer School Seggau is an interdisciplinary and international program.
Topic: Radical (Dis)Engagement: State-Society-Religion
|Belgium||Antwerp Summer University||
28 summer schools ranging from health sciences to design sciences to social sciences
|Czech Republic||Charles University in Prague Spring Programme||
European Identity between Unity and Diversity
|Denmark||Aarhus Summer University||
70+ courses in culture and society, media, language and linguistics, business and economics and business communication, law, health, science and technology
Some fee-waived places may be available on this summer school. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in this opportunity.
|Finland||Helsinki Summer School||20+ courses multidisciplinary courses, covering a range of academic fields and topics.||2-3 weeks|
|Finland||Turku Summer School||8 different courses ranging from Circular Economy to Game Development||2 weeks|
|France||University of Bordeaux||For Summer 2020 the University of Bordeaux is offering an Online programme: COVID-19 in Africa: health, economic and political challenges. 22nd - 26th June||1 week|
|France||Université Grenoble Alpes||Interdisciplinary summer programme: Mountains on the Move||2 weeks|
|France||Universite Paris - Pantheon Sorbonne||International Economics and Sustainable Global Development||4 weeks|
|France||Universite Paris-Sorbonne||Courses including philosophy, history, history of art, literature, geography, physics, biology||4 weeks|
|France||Sciences Po Summer School||Social sciences and French language||4 weeks|
|France||Summer School Paris Diderot||Engineering, French language and culture||3 weeks|
|Germany||RWTH Aachen University||
Summer schools in Engineering
|2,3 or 4 weeks|
|Germany||University of Bayreuth||
Courses in Economics and Management, African Studies, Public Health and Environment, Public Health and Life Sciences, Energy and Climate, Polymer Science and Biofabrication, Polymer Science and Engineering and International Law
|Germany||Leibniz Universität Hannover||
Summer Academy - German language classes
In 2018, two stipends are available to cover the costs of the language course and activity programme in Hannover (though not accommodation costs). The application deadline is 31 May 2018. For more details, interested students should contact:
|Westfäliche-Wilhelms Universität Münster||Intercultural perspectives||1 week|
|Ionian University||Corfu Summer School: Greek Language, History and Culture||2 weeks|
|Italy||Sapienza University of Rome||Italian literature, arts, cinema, language||2 weeks|
|Italy||University of Trento Summer School||
Summer schools in Psychological Humanities and Cognitive Science, Sustainability, North Africa-Middle East Politics and EU Security, Neutron Detectors and Related Applications and Digital Cities as Infrastructures for Smart Mobility.
Winter schools in Gender Equality in Times of Populism and Sovereignism.
|Netherlands||Maastricht Summer School||35+ courses in economics, finance, law, politics, leadership and management, psychology, communication||1-2 weeks|
|Netherlands||Summer School Utrecht||200+ courses including European integration, cultural diversity within the European continent and European history, development of Dutch identity, present-day Dutch society and the role of the Netherlands on the international stage||1-6 weeks|
|Netherlands||Radboud University Nijmegen||60+ courses in arts & languages, brains & behaviour, business & economics, science, social sciences and health care||1 week|
|Portugal||Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto||Católica Porto Business School Summer School||2 weeks|
|Spain||Universidad Autónoma de Madrid||Summer School of Economics and Business||3 weeks|
|Spain||Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona||UAB summer school has moved online for 2020 offering a range of courses available across different disciplines.||2-3 weeks|
|Switzerland||University of Geneva||Courses include humanitarian action, environment, law, human rights, global health||1-3 weeks|
|Switzerland||Université de Lausanne||Summer and Winter Schools (postgraduate students)||1-3 weeks|
|Destination||Institution||Subject of study||Length of study|
|Australia||University of Western Australia||UWA intensive research training program has moved online for summer 2020. For international students considering a UWA postgraduate research degree. Allowing them to get an “insider look” at UWA’s research specialties, meet and work with a potential future supervisor, and experience the richness of Australian culture. Deadline for applications 21 June 2020.||8 weeks|
|Canada||University of British Columbia Vancouver||A 4-week academic program where students will be studying 2 academic courses taught by members of the UBC faculty. They will have the opportunity to participate in guided laboratory exercises, socio-cultural activities on campus, and explore the city of Vancouver.||4 weeks|
|China||University of Manchester||
The Study China Programme is managed by The University of Manchester and generously funded by Government Department of Education. All tuition and accommodation fees are funded; students finance their own travel costs.
|China||The Chinese University of Hong Kong||Summer Undergraduate Research Programme||8-10 weeks|
|China||The Chinese University of Hong Kong||ACU (The Association of Commonwealth Universities) Commonwealth Summer School will be hosted at CUHK from 1-9 July 2018||1 week|
|China||Universityof Hong Kong||HKU Summer Institute is offering online programmes for Summer 2020.||4 weeks|
|China||University of Hong Kong||CIEC (Creativity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship in China) is a 3-week programme. Aside from classroom learning (formal lectures and interactive in-class discussions) on economic development, finance innovation and entrepreneurship, there will also be guest speeches, site and company visits, group projects, city explorations and cultural exposure activities. Hong Kong CIEC Summer Programme (PDF , 1,913kb)||3 weeks|
The program combines internship, city exploration, business contests, and social events for the youth from the entire globe. With a purpose of helping foreign students to obtain a unique, passionate and fun experience of working and living in China, the program is aiming on an unfiltered perspective into the overall situation in China and Nanjing through all the participants.
The program will cover all the costs EXCEPT the international flight and visa for the students from the University of York. For more details see the Nanjang 2020 brochure (PDF , 1,332kb) and the Application form Nanjing summer program (MS Word , 43kb)
|Brazil||Federal University of Minas Gerais||
UFGM Summer School on Brazilian Studies. Lectures on various Brazilian related topis, Portugese classes and cultural activities.
A scholarship of $1000 USD and $500 USD is available to nominated York students. For more information email email@example.com (deadline 12 February)
|Ghana||AUC and Univeristy of Ghana||
The Association of Commonwealth Universities summer school 2020 - The Migration Generation? Climate, Youth and Refugees. Students from the University of York can access the discount rate. Applications are open until Sunday 12 January 2020.
|Japan||Keio Summer Programme||Keio University welcomes students froma round the world to its new quarter long Summer Program for academic and cultural learning opportunities in Japan.||2 months|
|Japan||Tohoku University||For undergraduates only, the course offers Japanese language classes and topical seminars in Japanese culture and society and new for 2020 a STEM programme exploring the frontier of Science and Technology.||4 weeks|
|Japan||Waseda University, Tokyo||Courses in business, culture, history, and politics in the context of Japan and Asia, with optional Japanse language classes http://waseda-summer.com/||4 weeks|
|Korea||Chung-Ang University||A hybrid program providing students with a window into Korea, where courses are coupled with cultural experiences that foster an understanding of Korea’s Culture and Society.||4 weeks|
|Mexico||Tec de Monterrey||A variety of summer programmes offered in different disciplines.||4 weeks|
|Mexico||UDLAP||Online Spanish Programmes for this summer, designed for students who want to learn Spanish in a short period of time firstname.lastname@example.org||4 weeks|
|Russia||HSE St Petersburg||
For summer 2020 HSE St Petersburg Summer School is offering online courses in a wide selection of fields such as Russian Studies, Business Analytics, Cultural and Creative Industries, Social and Political Sciences, Data Analysis, Economics and Business, Computer Science.
For summer 2020 HSE Moscow Summer School is offering online courses. Offering a broad interdisciplinary selection of courses, the Summer University is open to all students and will be of particular interest to those who study International Relations, History, Political Science and other social sciences and humanities. Application deadline is 1 July 2020
ITMO University St Petersburg is offering summer schools ranging from Physics, to art and science and Russian language.
|Singapore||Nanyang Technological University||Courses in Chinese language and cultural studies, entrepreneurship, creative design and media, and the globalised marketplace||4 weeks|
|Singapore||National University of Singapore||National University of Singapore (NUS), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) is launching their signature FASStrack Summer Programme for 2019. Learn about economics, culture, social issues of South East Asia, South Asia and North Asia from NUS academics.||5 weeks|
|Singapore||Singapore Management University||
Singapore Management University (SMU) offers the Global Summer Programme - Asian Insights www.smu.edu.sg/SummerProgramme
|South Africa||University of Cape Town||
Global Academy courses: Afropolitianisam; Social Justice and Entrepreneurship
|South Africa||University of Cape Town||
Sustainable Water Management in Africa. SWMA 2019 (PDF , 1,051kb)
|Sydney||The University of Sydney||
Study Abroad Program 2020: Session A: Tues 2nd June-Wed 15th July 2020 (3 or 6 week options), Session B: Tues 23rd June-Fri 24th July 2020 (3 or 5 weeks options)
|USA||University of Rochester||
Select one course to be taken with University of Rochester students from a range of course selections including physics, biology, mathematics, English and more.
|USA||Rutgers University||An inside look at the way the UN carries out its missions, the course is split between Rutgers University New Brunswick campus and New York||3 weeks|
|Destination||Organisation||Area of study/work|
|Various worldwide||BUNAC||BUNAC work abroad, internships and volunteering|
|Various worldwide||Academic Internship Council||Internships in California, Los Angeles, Singapore, Vancouver and New York for 2020|
|Various worldwide||The Intern Group||The Intern Group has internship opportunites in 15 cities across the world|
|Austria||OEAD||Alternative Economic and Monetary Systems Summer School in Vienna between 25 July to 10 August 2018|
|Brazil||UFMG||2020 UFMG Summer School on Brazilian Studies (further information tbc)|
|China||British Council||Generation UK - China Work experience|
|China||CRCC Asia||CRCC Asia offers internships in China, South Korea, Japan, Vietnam and the UK|
|China||Department for Business, Innovation and Skills||Study China Programme|
|China||Peking University||Peking University Summer School International|
|China||Chinese University of Hong Kong||Summer Undergraduate Research Programme|
|China||Zhejiang University -School Of Management||ZJU Entrepreneurship in China &OBOR International Summer School|
|China/India||Minds Abroad||Minds Abroad study, internships and volunteering|
|Fiji||Think Pacific||Intern, Placement and Volunteer Expeditions in the Fiji Islands|
|France||French Embassy||Entente Cordiale Scholarships|
|France||Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3||Heritage development and valorisation, cultural economy and public action. An all-inclusive pre-doctoral summer school combining theoretical and methodological training with case studies.|
|Germany||DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)|
|India||British Council||Generation UK-India: Study, work and create in India|
|USA||Camp America||Camp America
Accommodation and tuition costs are covered by Santander.
|Various||Go International||Mobility opportunities and funding around the world|