Summer and winter schools

HsKA-Studierende haben die Möglichkeit, für einen Kurzaufenthalt ins Ausland zu gehen. Viele Partner bietet summer schools an - im Folgenden sind die aktuellen Angebote eingestellt, einfach mal stöbern. Bei Interesse bitte die Organisation mit Herrn Schwarz besprechen.

Belgien - Antwerp Summer University

Due to the covid-19 pandemic the Antwerp Summer University programme for 2020 has been adjusted: some summer schools taking place in June and July are postponed to 2021 while others will be offered fully online. Summer schools scheduled in August and September will go ahead as planned until further notice. A few of these programmes will go digital as well if necessary.

Interested in an (online) adventure along with likeminded people from all over the world? Find out more 

Dänemark - University of Southern Denmark

On campus – or online: If the situation with the pandemic and/or closed borders should prevent us from hosting your students on our campuses, the majority of courses will be offered online instead; please see the individual course descriptions for more information. We expect to make the final decision about the summer school – on campus or on-line – in mid-May. We will inform all applicants as soon as possible and we kindly ask you not to make travel arrangements until you have heard from us.

SDU INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL: This year with a largely increased number of courses from four faculties.

  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Business and Social Sciences
  • Humanities

Two weeks intensive courses; dates: 3 – 14 August 2020 (except one course that runs from10 – 19 August)

No tuition fees for students nominated through exchange agreements.

Application and nomination deadlines: 15 May 2020

For questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact the International Coordinators at Summerschoolspam or for general inquiries at intspam

Finnland, Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences - ICT

Auch dieses Jahr wird die englischsprachige ICT Summer School im Bereich Information and Communications Technology angeboten. Die Details gibts auf der Website

NOTE regarding possible changes due to COVID-19 pendamic! Currently we are planning to organise the ICT Summer School normally and enrolment for the courses is in May. However, this works only if the COVID-19 situation is fully under control in August and it is not anymore a threat to our health and wellbeing. We are constantly monitoring the situation and we will make the decision on how to organize the ICT Summer School 2020 on June 12, 2020 at latest. In case of cancellation of the face-to-face courses, some courses will be offered on-line.

Quick Facts:

Time: 3 - 28 August, 2020
Application period: 4 - 31 May, 2020
Target group: Students who want to study in an international atmosphere and are interested in information and communication technologies.
Fee: No tuition fees for students of Metropolia’s partner universities, although participating students need to pay for their travel, accommodation and subsistence expenses. Please contact AAA for confirmation that you study at HsKA and that your home university approves their participation in the ICT Summer School.
Location: This year, ICT Summer School courses are held in Metropolia Karamalmi campus (Karaportti 2, 02610 Espoo).

Students from partner universities register with the online form :

  • choose Academic year 2020-2021 and Autumn seemster
  • choose "Technology" as field of study at Metropolia
  • choose "ICT Summer School" as purpose of the short-term mobility period
  • choose "Information and Communications Technology, 0610" as degree programme at Metropolia

Please note! Most popular courses can fill up quickly so it is good register as early as possible.

Frankreich: Die Brücke - deutsch-französische Summer School der TriRhenaTech

Die Brücke: Deutsch-französische Summer School der TriRhenaTech

Möchtest du in diesem Sommer?

  • aktiv Französisch lernen durch Sprachtandems, intensiven Austausch und vieles mehr?
  • in einem trinationalen Team an einem unternehmensbezogenen Projekt arbeiten?
  • in einer entspannten Atmosphäre, eine interkulturelle Erfahrung machen?

Alsace Tech und seine Partner TriRhenaTech und NovaTris organisieren für eine Gruppe von 15 deutsch- und 15 französischsprachigen Studierenden eine trinationale Summerschool vom 24. bis zum 31. August 2019 auf dem Campus Illberg in Mulhouse.

  • Eine andere Sprachpädagogik durch Tandemkurse entdecken: die Tandems aus einem französisch- und einem deutschsprachigen Studierenden werden von einem Sprachtutor begleitet
  • Interkulturelles Lernen und Projektarbeit in gemischten Teams im Bereich Industrie 4.0 oder Entrepreneurship
  • Kulturelle Ausflüge (Solarsiedlung "Quartier Vauban" in Freiburg, Brauerei Feierling) und Betriebsbesichtigung (Bürkert, usw.)
  • Informelle Momente (von Studierenden vorbereitete kulinarische Abende, Sportturniere, usw.)

Ort: Campus Illberg in Mulhouse, Stadtzentrum und zahlreiche kulturelle Freizeitmöglichkeiten in der Nähe (Freibad, Cité de l’automobile, Eisenbahnmuseum, Zoo) mit guter Anbindung durch öffentliche Verkehrsmittel

Für alle Studierenden mit guten Basiskenntnissen in Französisch (Niveau A2 oder B1)

Eine Woche Halbpension Unterkunft in Einzimmerwohnungen, Frühstück und Mittagessen in der Mensa). 50€ pro StudentIn als Anmeldebestätigung der Anmeldung (Sie dienen der Kostendeckung für die Sprachtutoren).
Unterkunft und andere Kosten (geplante Besichtigungen) werden von den Mit-Organisatoren übernommen. Ein kleines Budget sollte für Abendessen und die Aktivitäten außerhalb der Summerschool „Die Brücke“ vorgesehen werden (die Abende sind frei gestaltbar)

Anmeldungen : Im Rahmen der verfügbaren Plätze, via Online Formular

Für Rückfragen können Sie sich gerne an Frau Rüppell-Wee, AAA der HsKA wenden.

Kontakt : Jean Pacevicius, TriRhenaTech
Tel. : 0033 369 322003
Mail: jean.pacevicius[at]

Info Videofilm ansehen

Frankreich - UPPA, Sprachkurs

We are pleased to inform you that IEFE and UPPA organize a summer course of French as a Foreign Language in Anglet, at Montaury Campus in Anglet). This course will take place from 15 June to 10 July, 2020. It is open to students from A2 to C1.

If some of your students are interested in an intensive French course during their holidays in France, they can learn more at our website.

It is possible to book rooms or studios in university residence at lower cost, within the limits of available places.

Frankreich - UPPA, Business Analytics summer school

The IAE Pau-Bayonne and The Business Analytics Institute will again be offering a 10-day Summer School from July 3 to 12 2020 on our seaside campus on the French Basque coast for upper-and postgraduate students on the foundations of data science and heurisics. This unique summer session provides to the participants with a solid understanding of the practice of analytics – how to:

  • evaluate the data at hand,
  • apply the appropriate methodologies to specific types of professional challenges,
  • transform data into collective action.

This year’s session will highlight the applications of analytics in the fields of health and well-being.

Our professors and experts will help participants focus on best practices of work in the digital age, managerial decision-making, machine learning, community management and visual communications. Upon successful completion of this session, students will earn 4 ECTS from our University.

Video descriptions of the school, courses, social activities, and testimonials can be found on YouTube.
Complementary resources can be found on our dedicated portal


Dr. Lee Schlenker, The Business Analytics Foundation
Tel : +33 (0)7 71 11 22 55
E -mail : leespam


GB - Edinburgh College English Language Summer School

Due to the rapidly evolving Covid-19 (Coronavirus) situation, Edinburgh College has made the sad decision to cancel our Summer School for 2020.

Edinburgh College has been running adult summer school courses at Sighthill campus for more than 30 years, welcoming students aged 16 and over from all over the world to study English in July and August.

The Summer School offers students:

  • Qualified, experienced and enthusiastic teachers
  • Excellent facilities and services
  • Small class sizes (10 - 15 students per class)
  • Library and computer room access
  • All English levels from elementary to advanced
  • Edinburgh cultural festivals every summer.

Our summer courses during July and August offer varied, interesting and challenging English programmes in a friendly environment. You can choose between two core programmes.

1. General English (20 hours per week)
2. General English + IELTS Preparation (24 hours per week)

For more information please see the English language summer school website.

GB - Wrexham Glyndwr University: Computing, Business & Media / Engineering Top-up

Summer school programmes will be delivered online for 2020. Please see the website for details.

GB - Glasgow Caledonian University International Summer School

Summer School Postponed: Glasgow Caledonian University takes the safety and wellbeing of our staff, students and visitors seriously. The unprecedented public health challenge around Covid-19 makes it impossible for us to continue with our plans towards running various events on-campus. Therefore it is with regret that we have made the decision to cancel the Summer School for July 2020. We are currently looking into plans for future opportunities for you to come to the university for an experience similar to that of Summer School. Should you wish to be kept updated on those opportunities then please complete the form

We would appreciate your valuable feedback on how we can improve our Summer School and offer a memorable experience to your students. To this end, we would like you to complete our survey and provide us with your insights.

Glasgow Caledonian University is pleased to announce our International Summer School 2020: As exchange partner, we are pleased to offer the following incentives for any HsKA students: A discount rate of £1200 GBP for 2 weeks and £1800 GBP for 3 weeks.

Included in the fees:

  • Accommodation on campus. Private rooms.
  • Accommodation welcome food pack
  • Airport pick up/drop off (Glasgow Airport)
  • Tuition fee, transcripts
  • Social Activities (on campus activities, and organised excursions, 2 trips for the 2-week course and 3 trips for the 3 weeks course)
  • Lunch voucher on campus (Monday – Friday)

Full details of the programmes we are offering, and the application process can be found by visiting our Summer School Webpage. Please also check the video. If you require any further information then please contact the Summer School Team at summerschoolspam

Go East Sommerschulen

Zu verschiedenen thematischen Gebieten finden 2 bis 3wöchige Projektwochen in unterschiedlichen ost- und mitteleuropäischen Staaten statt, die mit einer DAAD-Förderung verknüpft werden können. Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf der DAAD-Website bei den Ausschreibungen.

Lettland, Riga Technical University

Riga Technical University invites you to the inaugural Baltic School of High-Energy Physics and Accelerator Technologies organised by the CERN Baltic Group – an international collaboration of eight institutions from the three Baltic states. This school will be an intensive learning course covering topics of high-energy particle physics, from the basic theoretical frameworks to the cutting edge research at the Large Hadron Collider, as well as the principles, technologies and applications of particle accelerators.

The event will take place at the camping «Ronīši» on the coast of the Baltic sea from 10–14 August 2020. In addition to being located a few hundred metres from a white, sandy beach for the week, the participants will benefit from attending lectures by renowned and prominent lecturers:

  • Prof. Dr. Jonathan Ellis (King’s College London);
  • Prof. Dr. Yuri Dokshitzer (Sorbonne Université);
  • Prof. Dr. Matteo Cacciari (Univeristé de Paris);
  • Dr. Maurizio Vretenar (CERN).

Learn more about the school, and apply here:

or see the leaflet.

Russland, SPbPU St Petersburg: Summer School/Winter School

in den Bereichen electrical engineering, nuclear engineering oder turbomachinery, mit 5 ECTS. Wird angeboten als summer school  oder winter school.

As you know, the situation in the world is changing fast because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Polytechnic Summer Schools have made a difficult decision to move entirely online this summer. We believe this is the best course of action to support the health and safety of our students, our tutors, our staff, and our community, and we look forward to navigating these changes together with your students this summer. 

Energy School’s Summer Course will be transformed into online format with lectures, practical exercises and even a cultural programme. In order to do that with convenience for everyone and stability in scheduling and teaching, our team had made some adjustments to the Course.

⠀ENERGY SUMMER-2020: 20 - 31 of July

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Nuclear Engineering
  • Oil & Gas in Energy Industry
  • Turbomachinery
  • Digitalization in Energy Industry

The Tuition fee is 20 000 rubles (approx. 245 EURO). Moreover, students who apply for Summer School 2020 will have a 50% discount for On Campus Energy School Courses in 2021!  The REGISTRATION is opened: ; Instagram: ; Telegram:



St. Petersburg is the cultural capital of Russia, beautiful and charming. City of white nights, the writer Dostoevsky and reading youth in the subway. Even the spirit of city motivates our participants to learn and discover. We just gather together many talented, ambitious and perspective students and professors all around the world and organize joint space for sharing, studying and professional growth.

We prepared 4 modules: Electrical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Turbomachinery, Oil & Gas in energy industry and invited leading Russian energy companies to join us and organize special tours for groups of our students. Besides all 4 groups will be involved in wide cultural program: Russian language and culture class, Photo-cross around the city, visit to the Hermitage museum, trip to Pushkin with Amber room and many other additional activities with Adapter's Team. New: From summer semester 2020, the module Digitalization in Energy Industry is available.

Early bird fee available for registration! See flyer for summer school or winter school for details.

FACEBOOK group: or
Instagram: @Polytech.Energy.School

Taiwan, National Central University - Chinese Language & Culture Immersion

Thank you for your support and involvement. Since the COVID-19 has not been ebbing yet and we are well aware of the importance of your healths, for this reason, we have decided to postpone the 2020 Summer Program. This Program will be available again in 2021. We look forward to seeing you in 2021 summer.

3 bis 5wöchiges Auslandsstudienprogramm. Sie finden die Informationen unter diesem Link.


Hannes Schwarz
Beratung zu Studienaufenthalten im Ausland

Gebäude R, Zi. 007
Moltkestr. 30, 76133 Karlsruhe
Tel. 0721 925-1085
Fax. 0721 925-1089
E-Mail hannes.schwarzspam