International summer schools

What are you doing this summer? 

If you are looking for an affordable way to get some international experience, summer study abroad programs have the potential to be life altering if you're willing to embark on the adventure. 

Spending a summer studying abroad in another country may increase your awareness and understanding of the world around you, while enjoying academic, career, intercultural, and personal growth. Find out about the short-term study aboard opportunities available to current Plymouth University students.

Graduate profile - Ella Graham Goodman

The University is fantastic, there are so many opportunities within and outside academia. I found the lecturers inspiring, and they made learning interesting and fun. You meet so many amazing people from all over the world, it really is the place to be.

Read more about Ella's experiences at Plymouth University

Opportunities 2017

At this time of year, please check application deadlines. Past summer schools will remain on this site as examples of the wide range of opportunities available. 2018 summer schools will be added as details become available, so watch this space.



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University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria 11–26 July 2017 International Summer Academy for Women in Engineering
INNES Institute Vienna Various Please see link below for details
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Fudan University 7 July–4 August 2017 Language, study and culture experience
Beijing Language and Culture University Various dates Chinese language programmes for international students
Jiaxing University 1 July–16 July 2017 Summer School of Business and Enterprise
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Czech Republic

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Charles University - Faculty of Social Sciences 27 August-10 September 2017 Prague Summer School of Journalism - Cross-Platform Foreign Correspondence
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Aarhus University Various Please see link below for details
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Riga Technical University 14–25 August 2017 Woodcraft and Art Summer School
20–31 August 2017 Nonlinear Life
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Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences 3 July 2017 Please see the link below for details
Radboud University - Nijmegen School of Management   7–11 August 2017 Planning for Sustainable Accessibility and Smart Mobility
7–18 August 2017 Decision Analysis: Theory & Practice
14–18 August 2017 Conducting Fieldwork in (Post-)Conflict Environments
14–18 August 2017 Designing and Developing Responsible Organisations
14–18 August 2017 Dynamic Business Models
14–18 August 2017 Inter-Organizational Networks: Managing Success in an Interconnected World
14–18 August 2017 Qualitative Methods

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Jagiellonian University, Kraków 11–16 September 2017 Kraków Intellectual Property Law Summer School 2017
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ESIC Business and Marketing School Sevilla 29 May–30 June 2017 International Business
ESIC Business and Marketing School Sevilla 28 June–28 July 2017 International Marketing and Cross Cultural Communication with Spanish Language
University of the Basque Country 3 July–14 July 2017 Basque Culture - International Summer School
University of Almeria 1 July–31 July 2017 Spanish Language and Culture
University of Castilla-La Mancha 26 June–21 July 2017 Intensive Summer Spanish Language and Culture Course
University of Barcelona - School of Economics 3 July–7 July 2017 The Economics of Education: Analysing the Effects of Programmes and Policies
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University of Zürich 11–22 June 2017 Chemistry - The Zürich School of Crystallography
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