OPPORTUNITIES FOR EEBL STUDENTS
Students are encouraged to consider using the summer months to study abroad, explore Europe, and learn about a continent of great diversity of place, culture and identity. Europe's divergent people carry their own cultures, religions, traditions and languages, and by taking a summer course in Europe, students can lay a foundation for their future career. In a world that has grown ever smaller in the wake of globalisation, international experiences are needed more than ever. By studying abroad students develop their communication skills and team spirit, they expand their horizons and experience multiple academic and cultural benefits that will prepare them to meet the challenges of today's world.
VENICE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY
The Venice International University hosts talented, motivated students from the 16 member universities in a multicultural and international environment. The interdisciplinary courses at BA and MSc level are English-taught by professors from the member universities and the programme provides a significant educational opportunity in which students develop their capacity for critical thinking and creative problem solving, thus preparing students for postgraduate study and professional careers in new and emerging fields. Summer School programmes offer a key opportunity for students to become more familiar with VIU academic programme standards and academic network. Consult the summer prorgramme illustrating the many courses available this year.
The SOAS Univeristy of London offers numerous summer courses to choose from which are taught in the summer months. They are all unique and vary in length, structure and price. Students hoping to broaden their horizons at summer school and enjoy a new learning experience in a foreign country should consult the programmes available. The 2019 summer programme illustrates the many courses available this year.
SHANGHAI JIAO TONG UNIVERSITY IN CHINA
The Global Summer School programme at Shanghai Jiao Tong University runs two summer sessions and provides international students with a unique experience to learn more about the Chinese culture and history through a combination of lectures, workshops and field trips. The 2018 Global Summer School provides excellent opportunities for students to learn about China through academic and cultural immersion during the summer. A wide range of courses in various disciplines are provided, including Public Policy and City Governance, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Culture, Future Green City, and Discovering Chinese Creativity, each of which will be accompanied by Chinese language courses for both beginners and intermediate learners. In addition to academic lectures, local excursions, cultural activities and field trips are also available for International participants. From these extracurricular activities, students will learn more about Chinese culture, history, politics and the latest developments. It is a great opportunity to experience Chinese culture firsthand and to make friends from China and all around the world. Consult the summer programme illustrated online.
The University of Rome Tor Vergata
Registration is now open to participate in three new Summer School programmes which will be held entirely in English. All of the information regarding course content, application deadlines and prices can be found at the following website: www.summerschool.uniroma2.it. The University of Rome Tor Vergata offers a €500 discount to enrolled Tor Vergata students interested in participating in the summer programmes.
University of Kent Summer School
A dynamic and exciting range of Summer Schools at the University of Kent are available for students or professionals looking to enhance their knowledge on a subject they are passionate about. Participants can study for interest, credit, professional training or as preparation for further learning. Interested students should consult the information online, especially regarding the Brussels programme, which is complementary to EEBL. The website is regularly updated and includes further part-time and short courses running throughout the year.
LSE offers reputable summer school programmes that are taught by the same professors who teach full-time degrees at the university, covering the same academic content. The level of commitment required from participating students is high, as students will complete something like a semester’s worth of work in three weeks. Hence, this opportunity is excellent to genuinely strengthen knowledge around a topic. Students must complete a final exam at the end of each three-week session. programme. For more details regarding courses, costs and the application process, students may consult the details indicated online.
Since 2004, every summer this prestigious, non-profit institute organises an international graduate Summer School featuring several Nobel Laureates in Economics. The summer course always takes place in June in Iseo, near Milan, in Northern Italy. Partial scholarships are provided for particularly talented students who wish to participate in the course. Further details can be found online at the Institute's website.
European University Institute
Migration Summer School application open in March each year and close in early April. Migration is a critical issue for governments at all levels, and both sending and receiving societies. Participants of the Migration Summer School will study the challenges that migration poses for countries of origin and destination.The interdisciplinary nature of the Summer School addresses a wide range of topics, including the legal and gendered aspects of migration policy; the challenges of cultural diversity in Europe; the emerging field of social remittances; and the impact of migration on demography and labour markets. Participants are exposed to both quantitative and qualitative methodologies as well as theoretical frameworks for studying migration. Lectures are accompanied by research work, interactive debates and roundtables, and time for independent study. The insights from sociological, demographic, legal and economic approaches to the study of migration will enable participants to return home with a deeper understanding of one of the most complex and multifaceted phenomena affecting governments and society across the globe. Find more information here: http://www.migrationpolicycentre.eu/events/migration-summer-school/.