Summer und Winter Schools, die von anderen Universitäten (tw. in Kooperation mit der BOKU) angeboten werden

Die BOKU hat leider keine eigenen Datenbank, auf der man Summer Schools finden kann! Aber wir versuchen Ihnen, die von unseren Partnerunivesitäten gesendeten Angebote auf dieser Seite zur Verfügung zu stellen.

BOKU does not offer any database on which you can find summer schools. But we try to keep you informed by putting all of the information we get from our partner universities on this page.

Summer Schools of the Euroleague for Life Sciences

ELLS Intensive Programmes and Summer Schools - Spend a different summer - study ELLSwhere!

Earn academic credits in breathtaking natural environments!
    Combine theoretical input with practical field work!
    Get to know other students in your field from all over the world!
    Enjoy social activities in an open, diverse and new environment!

Further information

Call + Application Form 2023


BOKU supports the BOKU participants with a travel grant

In 2023 the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) offers again several summer schools. BOKU supports the BOKU participants with a travel grant!

 

CASEE Online winter school / Food Environment and Health Risk Assessment in the Danube Region (DanubeFEHRA) / from 25 January to 5 February, application deadline: 15 January

CASEE and the Danube AgriFood Master Programme invite you to participate in first online winter school organized by the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences with focus on “Food Environment and Health Risk Assessment in the Danube Region (DanubeFEHRA)”.

When:  January 25th - February 5th 2021
Where: Nitra, Slovak Republic
Who can participate: students from all CASEE universities

Application deadline: 15 January 2021

Further information

Antwerp Summer University / 16 programmes for students and researchers – scholarships available / open for registration!

Antwerp Summer University
SH: 16 programmes for students and researchers – scholarships available
Teaser: open for registration!

Antwerp Summer University programmes are already open for registration. Make sure to keep an eye on the website as 10 more programmes will be added to this list in February. If Covid-19 won’t allow to physically organise the summer schools on campus, several programmes will be offered online.

  • All programmes offer high quality education (lectures, visits, workshops)
  • Participants can acquire ECTS credits upon successful completion
  • Target groups are different for each programme (students, researchers and/or professionals)
  • Scholarships and reduced fees are available for various summer schools
  • Fun & interesting social activities are organised on evenings and in weekends
  • 98% of last year's participants would recommend Antwerp Summer University to others

Further information

 

CASEE Online Winter School 2021 / Food Environment and Health Risk Assessment in Danube Region (DanubeFEHRA) / 25 January – 5 February; Application deadline: 15 January

The Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra/Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences invites BOKU students to participate in the international the “CASEE Online Winter School 2021 – Food Environment and Health Risk Assessment in Danube Region (DanubeFEHRA)” from January 25th to February 5th 2021. The winter school will be rewarded by 4 ECTS credits.

  • Improve your knowledge about foods, environment and health risk assessment
  • Familiarize yourself with Slovakian society and culture, its modern challenges and intriguing past
  • Meet people from all over the world and build an international network
  • Improve your English and develop your intercultural communication skills

Further information & registration

Ceepus Summer Schools in Europe

EPICUR Summer Schools / May – August 2023 / Registration Deadline: 2. April 2023

EPICUR offers 16 exciting summer programmes this summer at 5 of the 9 EPICUR universities, located in Denmark, the Netherlands, Greece, Germany and France. Courses are offered either in-person, online or in blended format. Course delivery happens between May 2023 and August 2023, depending on the format and the university offering the course.

Thematic Areas of the offered courses are: 

  • Natural and Societal Sustainability
  • Language and Culture
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

For more detailed information check out the EPICUR Course Catalogue 

18th DRC Summer School, Romania / Transformation of post-war Europe: Challenging Universities and Research in the Danube Region / 16-22 July 2023 in Cluj-Napoca | Application deadline: 31 May 2023

The Danube Rectors' Conference (DRC) is thrilled to inform you about the Call for Applications for the 18th DRC Summer School on Regional Cooperation titled "Transformation of post-war Europe: Challenging Universities and Research in the Danube Region". This year's Summer School takes place in the city of Cluj-Napoca, Romania, on 16-22 July 2023. Interactive lectures and workshops with experts will be organized, as well as social activities in the heart of Transylvania.

This year's focus topics are:

  • Democratic recovery in wartime Europe
  • Inclusion and diversity in times of war
  • Digital is taking over - threat or opportunity?
  • Towards European strategic autonomy

The deadline for the call is 31 May 2023.

Further information

DRC Summer School / Transformation of post-war Europe: Challenging Universities and Research in the Danube Region / 16 – 22 July 2023 at Cluj-Napoca, Romania| Application deadline: 31 May 2023

An intensive one-week programme for students and researchers. The organizers are looking for BA, MA and PhD level scientists, who are interested in the developments of the countries of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, have a scientific record and intend to have deeper knowledge about the Danube Region. The participants will have the chance to share their specific scientific results related to the topics of the Danube Region and European integration. After the end of the Summer School, the contributions will be included as an article in the scientific journal “Der Donauraum” (“Danube Region”) published regularly by the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM).
 

  • Date: 16–22 July 2023
  • Application deadline: 31 May 2023
  • Target group: BA, MA, and PhD level students and scientists
  • Registration fee: none
  • Accommodation: provided and covered by the organisers
  • Board: provided and covered by the organisers
  • Travel: covered by the organisers up to 200 €
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Course location: Cluj-Napoca
  • Organisers: Danube Rectors’ Conference (DRC), Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM), Babeș-Bolyai University, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

Topics explored during the summer school:

  • Democratic Recovery in Wartime Europe
  • Inclusion and Diversity in Times of War
  • Digital is taking over – Threat or Opportunity?
  • Towards European Strategic Autonomy

Further information

EPICUR: Entrepreneurship Summer School /Funding available! / 19-23 June 2023 in Strasbourg | Application deadline: 30 May 2023

This summer program is designed for students of all levels who are passionate about solving global societal challenges through entrepreneurship. Participants will develop collectively an entrepreneurial project from start to finish. Experienced instructors will guide the participants through the ideation process and introduce them to the latest lean and agile methods. The aim of this program is to generate through a strong intercultural experience impactful entrepreneurial ideas addressing global societal issues.

Start-End date/time:
May 31 (1 online session*) + June 19-23 (physical mobility)
* An additional session for late-admitted students may be held in mid-June.
In case of questions please contact epicur(at)boku.ac.at   

 Required admission documents:

  • 60 ECTS
  • motivation statement
  • English B2

Please send your applications to epicur-mobilite(at)unistra.fr

Sommerschule Bovec / Cross-border concepts and practices / 9.-23. Juli 2023 | Bewerbungsfrist: 31. Juli 2023

Das Sommerkolleg Bovec findet in diesem Jahr vom 9. bis 23. Juli 2023 in Bovec/Slowenien im Soča Tal statt und Bewerbungen sind ab sofort möglich. Das Sommerkolleg steht heuer unter dem Thema „CROSS-BORDER CONCEPTS AND PRACTICES: Concepts and Practices of (Un)doing Borders in Humanities & Society“. Das gesamte Programm ist auf Mehrsprachigkeit ausgerichtet, mit im Fokus steht das Erleben der sprachlichen und kulturellen Vielfalt des Alpen-Adria-Raums.

Für die erfolgreiche Teilnahme gibt es 3 ECTS-AP. Das Programm der Sommerschule Bovec umfasst je nach Auswahl einen Sprachkurs (Slowenisch, Italienisch, Kroatisch, Friulanisch oder Deutsch), wissenschaftliche Workshops, Exkursionen, Sprachcafés sowie Film-, Musik-, Spiele- & literarische Abende. Da u.a. Tandem-Prinzip als Sprachlernmethode zur Anwendung kommt, müssen Teilnehmer*innen über sehr gute Kenntnisse (z. B. C1/C2-Niveau) in einer der Sommerschulsprachen Deutsch, Slowenisch, Italienisch, Kroatisch oder/und Friaulisch verfügen.

Die Bewerbungsfrist endet am 31. Mai 2023.

Weitere Infos

Summer School University of Havana/ Culture, Science & Innovation / 3-21 July 2023

From 3 to 21 July 2023 University of Havana, Cuba, invites you to participate in the Summer School, a special proposal within the framework of the 295th anniversary of our University of Havana. An International Open Day session with the possibility of visiting different faculties and research centers is included in the programme.

Dedicated to Culture, Science and Innovation this Summer School will include 3 weeks of scientific, academic and cultural activities with fairs, conferences and workshops focused on topics of national and international interest.

Further information

Prishtina International Summer University / Open call / 3-14 July 2023 at University of Prishtina, Kosovo

The University of Prishtina is glad to announce the open call for students interested in taking part in the PISU 2023, 22nd edition. Open to both international and Kosovo's students, the PISU serves as a catalyst for academic and cultural encounters, attracting international academics and students across four continents. Apart from studying a course that matches the participants’ interests, students will enjoy excursions, cultural programs and extracurricular activities to explore the beauty of Kosovo.

Course dates:  3 July to 14 July 2023

Register by applying at https://unvp.uni-pr.edu
Explore the course catalog here
 
Program fees: the program is currently free for students from the Balkan region, while a fee of EUR 100, which includes full board, is applicable to foreign students. (Please note that travel expenses are not included).

For any further queries, please contact the following e-mail address: uvp(at)uni-pr.edu

International Science and Technology Week / for foreign science and technology students & exchange coordinators / 3 – 7 July 2023, University of Zaragoza | Application deadline: 20 May 2023

The Faculty of Science and the School of Engineering and Architecture of the University of Zaragoza are organizing the V International Science and Technology Week (ISTWZ). It is a free program of activities aimed at inviting foreign science and technology students and exchange coordinators to get acquainted with the Faculty of Science and the School of Engineering and Architecture, as well as the university and the city of Zaragoza.

The V ISTWZ will be held at the University of Zaragoza, from 3 to 7 July 2023. Events include technical presentations, visits to labs and research institutes, meetings with researchers, other science and technology related activities, cultural activities, tours of the city and an excursion to the Pyrenees. Registration and participation is free, and it includes accommodation for students, lunch and all activities related to the event.

Student participants must be between 18 and 25 years old and should be enrolled in a BSc or MSc related to Natural Sciences (including Geology, Physics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Optics), Mathematics, Engineering or Architecture, at any university having an exchange agreement with the University of Zaragoza in any field.

The number of participants is limited; in order to apply, students must fill a Registration form by 20 May 2023.

Further information and registration

If you would like to participate as BOKU staff member and interested in applying for Erasmus+ staff mobility support (training), please check the website and contact Nicolas Ben Fries, M.A.

Summer Spanish Language, Literature and Culture Programs / for undergraduate and graduate students / 26 June to 21 July at the University of La Rioja, Spain

The Summer Spanish Language, Literature and Culture Programs 2023 at the University of La Rioja campus (Spain) aims at undergraduate and graduate students. University of La Rioja is looking forward to welcoming students from all over the world to La Rioja this summer. By the end of the course, participants will receive a certificate with 8 ECTS.

Further information and registration

Forum Asia Pacific: International Summer School 2023 / long four-week program & short two-week program / Registration deadline: 1 May 2023


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The Forum Asia Pacific (FOR APAC) International Summer School 2023 offers two versions for the first time: A long four week program will take place in Venice (Italy), Salzburg (Austria), Vienna (Austria), Prague (Czech Republic), Heidelberg (Germany), Leuven (Belgium), Reims (France) and last but not least in Paris (France) from July 13th to August 10th, 2023, and a short two week program which will take place in Salzburg (Austria) and Vienna (Austria) from July 14th to July 28th, 2023.

The Summer School will deal with various topics according to the four leitmotifs of the PLUS. These leitmotifs are Art in Context, Digital Life, Development & Sustainability and Health & Mind.
During this Summer School, participants will gain knowledge for a more profound understanding of Europe in various fields, the European Union, European culture and ways of thinking from different perspectives and different worldviews, including philosophy, psychology, music, arts, history etc., but also explore specific outcomes of current research and very topical issues, as well as provide analysis and reflections on those features and the current global situation.

Further information
Long Program Table
Short Program Table

/Green Building Solutions / Summer University in Vienna / 15 July – 6 August | Application deadline: 30 June 2023

Are you looking for an outstanding learning experience? Do you want to take part in a unique tertiary master-level summer-program? First hand ecological knowledge and engineering expertise from fifteen Austrian universities and research institutes together with six international institutions bundled in a three-week program in the capital of energy efficient building: Vienna. Think sustainable, take care of your future - now.

The UNESCO-awarded international program is geared towards students primarily at the graduate level who study architecture and engineering sciences, however, anyone with a background in a built environment-related field is welcome. There are also students and professionals from facility management, urban planning, landscape architecture and policy development. 175 real hours on

  • Sustainability in Building & Urban Planning
  • Principles of Passive house planning
  • Renewable Energies & Business Concepts
  • Project Work

Further information

International Summer School of the Warsaw University of Technology / Project – “Process modeling” /3-14 July 2023 at the Faculty of Management | Application deadline: 14 May 2023

The summer school consists of remote lectures and exercises, and a week of exercises, workshops and stationary laboratories.

Who can apply?

  • foreign students enrolled for the first-cycle degree studies (undergraduate studies) or a long-cycle Master’s programme, who have completed at least 4 semesters of studies or enrolled for second-cycle studies (postgraduate studies),
  • PhD students as far as their background fits the school holding a certificate from the home university which confirms the student status both at the time of entering into the Project and its termination.

English level: at least B2

The summer school - Process Modeling is dedicated to people who are interested in business, logistics, and production processes in the enterprise, as well as logistics and the assessment of enterprise effectiveness.
The programme gives students the opportunity to participate in lectures and workshops conducted by renowned professors and researchers from the Warsaw University of Technology.

Additional benefits:

  1. outcomes of ECTS points,
  2. attractive trips promoting Polish culture,
  3. scholarship.

Further information

Application deadline: 14 May 2023

Application form

CEEPUS Summer School, Slovenia / Environmental History and Historical Ecology of the Dinaric Karst / Application deadline: 31 March 2023 | duration: 25-30 September 2023

Within the CEEPUS network “EcoManAqua” a summer school will be organised from 25-30 September. BOKU students are welcome to apply.

  • Topic of the summer school: Environmental History and Historical Ecology of the Dinaric Karst
  • Where? Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • When? 25-30 September 2023
  • Applications by 31 March 2023

Further information on the programme and application procedure can be found here

 

Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Programme, Portugal / Climate changes & pollution: challenges for the immune system, RNA metabolism & stress responses / Application deadline: 7 April | dates: 8-12 May 2023 at University of Porto

The School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Porto is organizing the Blended Intensive Programme Climate changes and pollution: challenges for the immune system, RNA metabolism and stress responses, in collaboration with the Lund University (Sweden), the University of Vigo (Spain), the Interdisciplinary Centre of Marine and Environmental Research(CIIMAR) of the U.Porto, Portugal, and the Instituto de Investigação e Inovação em Saúde (i3S) of the U.Porto, Portugal. The course offers the possibility of advanced training to Ph.D. students on the effects of global climate changes, pollution and healthas addressed under the ‘One Health’ concept.

  • Target group: PhD students
  • Application deadline: 7 April 2023

Further information

Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Programme, Portugal / Circular Bioeconomy at the Mountain Research Centre, Bragança / Application deadline: 20 April 2023 | physical component: 5-9 June 2023

Seminars in Circular Bioeconomy: Circular economics, Degrowth economics, Bioeconomy, Biotechnology in bioeconomy, Sustainability of food businesses through quality, innovation and data analytics, Bioenergy, Life Cycle Analysis. Biomass in the synthesis of porous polymer materials.

Research activities at the Mountain Research Centre (CIMO, Bragança, Portugal). Project development on sustainable development goals.

The deadline for application is 20 April 2023. Register here 

The virtual component will start on 27 April 2023, ending on 29 June 2023. The physical component is planned for 5 June 2023 and ends on 9 June 2023.

Further information

Within the Erasmus+ programme BOKU students can apply for Erasmus+ funding for their participation at E+ BIPs – find further information here

BOKU staff members can apply for Erasmus+ funding for their participation at E+ BIPS – find further information here

 

Turko Åbo Summer School, Finland / Topics: Social sustainability, Urban planning and many more / Application deadline: 15 April 2023 |courses in August 2023

Turku Åbo Summer School offers 16 topical, wide-ranging and fully accredited courses from the key areas of five higher education institutions in the Turku region. Get the latest insights on topics ranging from game design and social sustainability to financing and urban planning and much more.
Most of the courses are taught on-site and require presence in Turku 7-18 August 2023. In addition, there are five online courses that you can take part in anywhere in self-paced. The course fees vary between 45-75€.

Further information

DRC Summer School 2023 / 16-22 July 2023 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania / Application deadline: 31 May 2023

BA, MA and PhD level scientists, who are interested in the developments of the countries of Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe, have scientific record and intend to have deeper knowledge about the Danube Region. The participants will have the chance to share their specific scientific results related to the topics of the Danube Region and European integration. After the end of the Summer School the contributions will be included as an article in the scientific journal “Der Donauraum” (“Danube Region”) published regularly by the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM).

  • Date: 16–22 July 2023 
  • Application deadline: 31 May 2023 
  • Target group: BA, MA, PhD level students and scientists 
  • Registration fee: none 
  • Accommodation: provided and covered by the organizers 
  • Board: provided and covered by the organizers 
  • Travel: covered by the organizers up to 200 € 
  • Language of instruction: English 
  • Course location: Cluj-Napoca 
  • Organizers: Danube Rectors’ Conference (DRC), Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM), Babeș-Bolyai University, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca

Further information can be found on the DRC website soon!

Summer School Grenoble, France / International Smart Engineering / Extended application deadline: 31 March | starts in July 2023

The "GINSEN Pack":

  • 3 weeks of scientific lectures, French and Interculturality classes, lab sessions and visits to high-tech R&D facilities
  • June 19th to July 7th, 2023
  • 3 ECTS credits

And adding the "Project Pack":

  • for an even more hands-on experience, 1 extra (optional) week of a group project of their choice related to their program
  • July 8th to July 13th, 2023

Scientific partnerships and collaborations Grenoble INP - Phelma, UGA // Grenoble INP - Ense3, UGA // Grenoble INP - Ensimag, UGA // CEA - French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission // Minatec - Micro and Nanotechnology innovation campus // European Synchrotron Radiation Facility // CUEF - University Centre for French Studies
 
Application

Contact: summerschool(at)grenoble-inp.fr
Further information

UCPH: International Summer Programme 2023 / More than 30 international summer schools at University of Copenhagen / Application deadline: 1 April 2023

The University of Copenhagen offers more than 30 international summer courses this summer. The courses are at bachelor's and master's level, taught in English, and are open to domestic and international students. All courses take place in July or August.

Students can explore a variety of challenging summer courses within the academic areas of health & medical sciences, humanities, law, science or social sciences and:

  • experience research-based education on a high academic level
  • give their academic profile an international dimension
  • have a short-term study experience abroad
  • earn credits during the summer
  • experience the student environment at the University of Copenhagen
  • gain new friends as well as new knowledge     

Deadline for applications is 1 April 2023. Courses with remaining seats will be open for applications until 1 June 2023.

Further information

Summer Schools Bicocca 2023 / different topics / in June and July 2023 in Italy, Romania & Kazakhstan

Sustainability disclosure in corporate reporting
Date: 11-21 July 2023
Location: Milan/Online, Italy

Young Researcher Forum on sustainable biomass and climate change
Date: 3-4 July 2023
Location: Venice, Italy

Gem-Silkway: Towards Energy Transition
Date: 23-30 July 2023
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Organising Climate Action
Date: 6-9 September 2023
Como, Italy

Gem Silkway Central Asia
Date: 26 - 30 June 2023
Location: Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Further information

FOR APAC International Summer School / Forum Asia Pacific / 13 July – 10 August 2023 (long programme) or 14-28 July (short programme)

The University of Salzburg will host FOR APAC International Summer School 2023 from 13 July to 10 August 2023 (long program) or 14 July to 28 July 2023 (short program).

The application deadline is 1 April 2023.

Further information

CEEPUS Summer School, Croatia / Smart Agriculture and Environment / 3-7 July, Osijek, Croatia | Application deadline: 1 April 2023

The Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek and the Faculty of Agrobiotechnical Sciences Osijek, are preparing the 4th International CEEPUS Summer School. The deadline for application is 15 March 2023 (the last possible day of application is 1 April 2023). You apply regularly through any network mobility that is available to you or your university.

Further information

International Summer School (BIP) / Sustainable Food Systems / 26 June – 7 July 2023, in Pieve Tesino | Registration deadline: 20 April 2023

A unique educational experience that combines lectures from international teachers, group works, visits to local companies and recreational activities, to deepen the concept of sustainability of food systems and give students the right tools to apply it in their job. The summer school, organised by University of Tuscia (Viterbo, Italy) foresees a virtual component and a physical mobility at the premises of the Alpine Study Centre of Pieve Tesino (TN) , scheduled from 26 June to 7 July 2023.

The summer school is open to university students of all nationalities, with 25 places available. Priority is given to students enrolled in bachelor and master courses of the five promoting universities including University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Wien, Austria), for whom the summer school is free of charge; a mobility contribution on Erasmus+ funds can be requested by students at BOKU-International Relations, see further details.

The deadline to submit the application is 20 April 2023.
Information and details

Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Programme, Italy / Natural toxins & anthropic contaminants: instrumental-analytical, biosensors, ecotoxicological and cell-based approaches / 22-26 May 2023 at the Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples

The Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II is pleased to announce its Erasmus+ BIP Blended Intensive programme 2023 with the title “Understanding and fate of natural toxins and anthropic contaminants involved in foodborne illness and environmental suffering: instrumental-analytical, biosensors, ecotoxicological and cell-based approaches” which will take place from 22 to 26 May 2023 in Naples.

Target group: undergraduate students, PhD students, postdoc, lab technicians, researchers, professors.

BIP program offers 6 ECTS credits for undergraduate students and aims to provide participants with suitable expertise on analytical chemistry, mass spectrometry, environmental chemistry, ecology and ecotoxicology which is useful for constructing an academic and professional career.

The aim of the course will be to carry out practical laboratory activities with students in order to apply the most recent analytical and instrumental techniques for the determination of toxins and pollutants, not only to ensure food and environmental monitoring but also to assess their toxicity and follow their degradation in the environment. This means that our participants will get the best out of what we have learned from student engagement and teaching formats over the last few years combined with exciting and highly interactive in-person sessions and a comprehensive social program.

BIP Program in brief:

  • Online part (March-April-May 2023 to be scheduled), (34h): Theoretical Lectures
  • In presence at Naples Department of Pharmacy Federico II (22-26 May 2023), (40h): Hands-on lab activities

Further information

Contact:
luciana.tartaglione(at)unina.it (Pharmacy Department)
ademarco(at)unina.it (Pharmacy Department)

Spinaker Summer Schools 2nd Edition 2023, Poland / Geomatics and Aeronautical Engineering Summer Schools / 19-30 June 2023 at the Warsaw University of Technology

The target group: 80 foreign students from all over the world. Students from 1st, 2nd cycle and PhD students are welcome to participate.

Who can apply? Students who have completed at least 4 semesters (120 ECTS) of first-cycle studies (undergraduate studies) or 4 semesters (120 ECTS) of long-cycle studies or are pursuing second-cycle studies (postgraduate studies). PhD students are accepted as well as far as their background fits the school.

English level: at least B2

Scholarships: 4170,50 PLN - only for participants who will take part in a blended-learning summer school to reimburse travel, accommodation, and food costs.

Two different summer School Programs (blended learning – lecture/laboratories):

  1. Aeronautical Engineering – International Summer School of the Faculty of Power and Aeronautical Engineering
  2. Geomatics - International Summer School of the Faculty of Geodesy and Cartography

Further information

Antwerp Summer University 2023 / 25 summer schools from June to September 2023 / at University of Antwerp, Belgium

Join the Antwerp Summer University 2023 and take part in one of the 25 summer schools that are scheduled between June and September. Here an overview of the disciplines that will be covered with different topics:

  • Arts & Humanities
  • Medicine & Health Sciences
  • Business & Economics
  • Law
  • Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Urban Studies & Design Sciences
  • Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences

Further information on the programmes and application deadlines

Aalto University Summer School, Finland / Application period for summer 2023 is open / Application period until 31 May 2023

Aalto University Summer School offers multidisciplinary academic courses and programs for the summer teaching period. 

Further information on the programme  

Ljubljana Summer School 2023 / for Bachelor, Master students & recent graduates / 3-21 July 2023 at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

The programme of the Ljubljana Summer School 2023 includes many new outstanding topics and is aimed at Bachelor and Master students, as well as recent graduates and young professionals who wish to acquire new knowledge in specific areas. The summer school partners with 28 course leaders from 13 countries who will offer 21 courses on Bachelor and Master level.

Further information

International Summer University, Germany / In Transition to a Pure Green Energy Economy / 9 June – 1 July 2023 | Info sessions: on 23 February & 4 March

The program takes place from 9 June (arrival day) until 1 July 2023 (departure day), with three additional virtual sessions on 20 May, 26 May, 2 June. As you may know from past programs, the ISU consists of an academic module (6 ECTS), a German language course (3 ECTS) and several cultural activities (day trips to Heidelberg and the Rhine River Valley, riding a solar draisine, hiking, trivia night, intercultural training, and many more). As an ISU 2023 highlight, there will be offered a 4-day academic excursion to Berlin, including discussions with a member of parliament, touring the EUREF-Campus and visiting the GreenTechFestival.

Info sessions to talk about the program

  • Thursday, 23 February at 10am CET
  • Saturday, 4 March at 6pm CET

 
The regular program fee is 2.100€. However, tuition waivers to students from partner universities are offered, so students only have to pay 1.000 Euro for the entire program (included in the program fee: accommodation, seminar materials and company visits, all planned excursion and cultural activities, public transportation within the city of Darmstadt, insurances). 
 
Up to 3 students from BOKU can be nominated. 
Application deadline: 10 April 2023
The application sheet 

More information on the summer school 

Blended Intensive Programme IPB, Portugal / Application deadline: February & March 2023 / Topics: Challenge-Based Innovation | Circular Bioeconomy | Nature Conversation and Artificial Intelligence | Smart Grids

BIP (Blended Intensive Programmes) coordinated by the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB, Portugal): the short-term physical mobility will be carried out at Bragança, Portugal, excepting BIP in Smart Grids. The individual support to students and teaching staff for the physical mobility should be provided by the sending organisation (=BOKU). 

Further information on the participation at BIPs for BOKU students

Further information on the participation at BIPs for BOKU staff  

Further information on the BIPs at IBP and application deadlines 

Summer University Green Building Solutions / von 25. Juli bis 6. August 2023 / Bewerbungsfrist: 3. April 2023

The “Green.Building.Solutions.” Summer University (GBS, 7 ECTS) is an academic training, specializing on first-hand ecological knowledge and engineering expertise. Participants from all over the world and various backgrounds deepen their knowledge in passive house planning, sustainable urban development, new energy technologies, innovative architecture and ecological design approaches together with experts in workshops, excursions and lectures.

Date: 15 July – 6 August 2023.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the origin of resources and the respective use as well as the integration in buildings
     
  • Learn about the relationships between buildings and their context
     
  • Create an understanding for the necessity of interdisciplinary cooperation to realize green building strategies

Content:

The GBS program follows a holistic and modular approach. Based on its curriculum, it comprises 7 ECTS in the form of three main topics:

  • Sustainability in Building and Urban Planning
     
  • Principles of Passive House planning
     
  • Renewable Energies and Business Concepts

Further information on GBS 

Blended Intensive Programme, Italy / Environmental law and policy. Origins and domestic, comparative and European principles / 5-14 July 2023 at the University of Naples Federico II

The University of Naples Federico II is pleased to announce its Erasmus BIP Blended Intensive  programme 2023 which will take place 5-14 July 2023. With the support of the Erasmus + Programme of the European Union, the  Department of Law of the University of Naples Federico II is pleased to invite highly motivated students to the Erasmus BIP: Environmental law and policy. Origins and domestic, comparative and European principles.

Students will have the opportunity to discuss with professors or experts working in this field, becoming aware of environmental law and policies complex economic and social issues. Students are encouraged to apply at their International Relations office for Erasmus+ funding. The funding amount for stays between 5 and 14 days is 70 Euros per day.

BIP Program:

Title: Environmental law and policy. Origins and domestic, comparative and European principles.

  • Language: English
  • BIP Working plan: from 5 to 14 of July 2023.
  • 5 , 6 and 7 July: 17 hours online which including:
  • 1 hour : Introduction
  • 10 hours Environmental EU principles.

Among these topics will be studied in particular:

  • The polluter pays principle
  • Environmental policies in the European Union
  • European Green Deal
  • What is the Fit for 55 package?
  • EU climate legislation and climate change litigation at EU and national level
  • The Commission's legislative proposal on the release for free circulation in the European Union of products from third countries resulting from deforestation
  • Protection of the environment and the internal market: analysis of concrete cases
  • The concept of Environmental State Aid
  • State Aid in the competition framework
  • The rationale of State Aid analysis in the environmental sector and its recent reform
  • State Aid in the energy sector
  • Energy transition and climate vulnerability
  • Green certificates
  • Environmental taxes and tax power in environmental matters
  • Environmental taxes and EU principles of free movement and non-discrimination in the case-law of the European Court of Justice
  • The future challenges of environmental policies
  • Environmental taxation and global cooperation
  • The European policy implemented towards developing countries in the field of energy cooperation
  • Energy taxation: the European framework and strategy
  • The revision of the energy taxation directive
  • Energy taxation an policies as examples of corporate social responsibility

For further information please contact:

AU Summer University, Denmark / 100 courses in different academic areas / Nomination deadline: 8 March 2023 | application deadline: 15 March 2023

AU Summer University is offering more than 100 courses (5 or 10 ECTS credits) in total within most academic areas in 2023. As all teaching is research-based, courses have a strong academic foundation. All courses are planned to take place on campus.

Students must be nominated by you before they can apply as exchange students. The nomination deadline is 8 March 2023 and application deadline is 15 March at 12 noon CET. The nominated students will be treated as regular semester exchange students and they will therefore count in the general exchange balance between Aarhus University and your institution.

Further information on the AU Summer University

FLOW: Undergraduate Engineering Summer School, France / Grand Industrial Challenges in France / 22 May – 16 June 2023 | Application deadline: 15 February 2023

The 4-week course is dedicated to the study of Grand Industrial Challenges in France in three major scientific area : Food, Wine and Water (Track FEAT), Sustainable Energy & Material (TrackSEM) or Data & Information Processing (Track DIP)

Details at a glance:

  • Face to face
  • Taught in English
  • Program Dates: 22 May – 16 June 2023
  • Deadline: 15 February 2023
  • Who: Rising sophomores, undergraduate
  • Course Size: 10-15 students
  • Credit: 6 ECTS (European credits)

Regular fees: 3600€ / Students from partner universities (=BOKU): 1800€
Fees including: Accommodation and meals (family home) / Transfers and local transportation pass / Scientific lectures and activities (64h, 4 ECTS) / Cross-disciplinary project on sustainability (12h, 1 ECTS) / French courses and sociocultural activities (24h, 1 ECTS)

The program offers about 64 hours of scientific lectures and projects related to some engineering challenges in the fields of Food, Wine & Water Sciences, of Sustainable Energy & Materials or of Data and Information Processing. In small working groups students will learn the basic of French vocabulary  gastronomy and culture. During the 4 weeks students will also work on a cross-disciplinary project on sustainability. The objective of this project is to work in small teams from different culture and scientific disciplines on one of the 17 sustainable development goals established by the United Nations in an international context.

Further information on the FLOW summer school

Grenoble International Smart Engineering Summer School / in Micro & Nanotechnology and in Smart Energy / Application deadline: 20 March 2023

In 2023, Grenoble INP-UGA is holding its summer program in Grenoble, in Micro & Nanotechnology and in Smart Energy. Both courses are taught by highly-qualified teaching staff in Grenoble INP-UGA’s fields of expertise.
 
Students can once again design their summer program by getting:
The "GINSEN Pack"

  • 3 weeks of scientific lectures, French and Interculturality classes, lab sessions and visits to high-tech R&D facilities
  • 19 June to 7 July 2023
  • 3 ECTS credits

And adding the "Project Pack"

  • for an even more hands-on experience, 1 extra (optional) week of a group project of their choice related to their program
  • 8 July to 13 July 2023

Target audience:
The nanotechnology program specializes in nano functional materials and microsystems and is tailored for students in Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Applied Physics, Telecommunication, Material Science, Electrical Engineering (preferably at 3rd year of bachelor's or 1st year master’s level). Students will get to have 2 full days of training in a research-grade clean room, where they will microfabricate their own solar cells.

The smart energy program capitalizes on Grenoble's expertise on energy and sustainable development and is tailored at students from IT or Energy (preferably at 2nd or 3rd year of bachelor's or 1st year master’s level). Students will learn about societal challenges by taking courses in energy, machine learning, urban modelling, smart-grids as well as attending various lab sessions.

Key dates for the 2023 edition:

  • Online applications close on Monday, 20 March 2023 (including)
  • The admission period takes place between Monday, 20 March and Friday, 31 March 2023
  • Program dates:
  • 19 June - 7 July 2023                        
  • or 19 June – 13 July 2023

Format

  • Program description: scientific lectures, lab sessions and visits to high-tech R&D facilities, as well as Management, French Language and Interculturality classes.
  • Teaching method: in-person.
  • Attribution of credits: 3 ECTS for 3 first weeks of the program (Ginsen pack).
  • Extracurricular activities: daily excursions, boardgame nights, nights out with the international student’s association, escape games, etc.

Fees:

  • Ginsen Pack: 3.000 €
  • 300 € for extra week

 
Discount:

  • 10% off for early applicants (must have submitted everything before 31 Jan)

Fees include:

  • All lectures and practical sessions
  • Accommodation in Grenoble, 1 private room per student
  • Visits to high-tech scientific facilities
  • Planned extracurricular activities
  • Administrative registration fees
  • Medical insurance (covering medical expenses and bills for the entire duration of the summer program)
  • Civil liability

 
Scientific partnerships and collaborations Grenoble INP - Phelma, UGA // Grenoble INP - Ense3, UGA // Grenoble INP - Ensimag, UGA // CEA - French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission // Minatec - Micro and Nanotechnology innovation campus // European Synchrotron Radiation Facility // CUEF - University Centre for French Studies

Further information on the Grenoble Summer Schools

Summer University Lingen (SUL) at Lingen Campus, 9-21 July 2023

The SUL takes a look at the backbone of Germany’s economy: family-owned medium-sized companies, the so-called German Mittelstand and will especially focus on how these companies implement sustainability measures into their day-to-day operations. The goal of the Summer University is to analyse the key success factors of the Mittelstand companies and to gain insight into their operations and management features. A unique feature of the SUL is the practical and interactive part: we will visit Mittelstand companies in Germany and also in the nearby Netherlands. There, you will meet with their representatives and will engage in group and project work. You will thus gain comprehensive insight into the regional, international, and global procedures of companies in Germany, the city of Lingen and its surrounding area.
 
The two-week program is taught in English and is open for German and international students currently enrolled in a degree program, 5 ECTS awarded.
 
Applications can be submitted until 1 June 2023.

Further information

Spring School Master Lab 2023 / Physics for Food / 9-13 May 2023 at University of Applied Sciences Neubrandenburg, Germany | Application deadline: 28 February 2023

This spring school lab at the University of Applied Sciences Neubrandenburg, Germany is designed to  familiarize master students with theoretical and analytical concepts in sustainable innovation in the agri-food sector and playfully create sustainable business models.

Content:
Foresight, strategy, value chain design and environmental risks in agrarian food systems. New approaches (C2C, integrated plant protection, the future of food and IUCN goals): What are the management challenges? Climate change, plant disease, productive landscape, and global consequences. Citizen participation and evidence-based decision making. Can we bring it all together? We will discuss global case studies in innovation and sustainability related to food production and present the Real Case of the Physics-for-Food-Innovation-Cluster in our lab.

  • When? 9-13 May 2023
  • 5 ECTS
  • Application deadline: 28 February 2023

Further information on the spring school mater lab

Summer School on Agrobiodiversity, Hungary / Application deadline: 29 January 2023 / 27 August to 6 September 2023 at the Hungarian research institute for organic agriculture

 

The  Geography of Food Research Group of the ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences, the research institute Switzerland (FiBL) and the Hungarian research institute for organic agriculture (ÖMKi) offer a Summer School on Agrobiodiversity from 27 August to 6 September 2023 in Hungary.
 
The Summer School is mainly directed at students enrolled in a Master program related to agricultural science, environment, food technologies and processing, rural development, sustainability assessment or associated topics. Bachelor students are also invited to apply but will be given second priority.

Applications are now open until 29 January 2023

Further information

Summer Universities at Hochschule Osnabrück, Germany / International Summer University (ISU) & Summer University Lingen (SUL) / July/August 2023

 

International Summer University (ISU) at Osnabrück Campus, 13 July – 4 August 2023
 
Courses on bachelor level:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability
  • Organisational Culture and Behaviour
  • Clinical Perspectives in Physiotherapy
  • Special Food Technologies
  • The Role of Cash Transfers in times of Crises - Lessons learned from Covid-19 when protecting people's capabilities


Course on graduate level:

  • Global Healthcare Management

 
Students choose one course, which is then combined with classes on German language, Intercultural Competence, Facts about Germany and Osnabrück as well as city trips, company visits and cultural activities.

Students meet participants from a variety of countries and study in an intercultural environment. The subjects are taught by academics from Osnabrück and its international partner universities with plenty of professional experience. Upon successful participation students receive a certificate of attendance and 5 ECTS credit points. The program is taught in English.
 
Registration: until 31 March 2023.
 
Further information

European Studies Summer School, Hungary / Application deadline: 15 April 2023 / 9-22 July 2023 at the University of Pécs

The application period for the summer school is open. During the summer school, students will study the political, economic, cultural and social achievements and challenges of the European Union. They will expand their knowledge on topics such as migration, security, economic transitions, art history, gastronomy and folk traditions in Europe. Engaging social programs will also be organized for participants to provide a unique intercultural experience.

Credits offered: 6 ECTS
Language of instruction: English
Who can apply: undergraduate, graduate and PhD students
Housing: dormitory
Program fee: 1050 EUR
The program fee covers: instruction, meals, accommodation, social and cultural activities
Application deadline: 1 April 2023

The program fee is 1050 EUR for individual applicants, but a reduced fee of 950 EUR per person is offered if the home university nominates the students and transfers the program fee to the University of Pécs. In that case, we ask partner universities to nominate their students by 15 March 2023.

Further information

Summer School 2023, France / in Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems / 15 June to 13 July 2023 at Isara Lyon, France | Application deadline: 15 April 2023

  • Lectures, Case studies, workshops:
    • Agroecology and agroecological practices
    • Cropping and livestock farming systems
    • Urban farming
    • Circular & solidarity economy
    • Traditional, local food systems and quality labels
    • Supervised personal work

       

  • Fieldtrips
    • Traditional fish production
    • Agroecological livestock systems in mountains
    • Conservation biological control in cropping system

       

  • French courses & intercultural seminarCost: 2150 € for participants from partner universities


Application deadline: 15 April 2023

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Linköping University Summer Academy 2023 / 3-28 July in Linköping, Sweden / Application deadline: 25 March 2023

The LiU Summer Academy will be held 3 – 28 July 2023 in Linköping, Sweden.
 
Students get to choose from six high-quality bachelor level courses (7.5 ECTS) taught in English and gain cultural insights together with other students from LiU’s international partner universities all around the globe. The LiU Summer Academy students are not affected by the Swedish Migration Agency’s extended passport control as the students will be studying in Sweden less than 90 days.
 
LiU strives for a good mix of students and partner universities are welcome to nominate a maximum of 5 students per course. For students from LiU’s partner universities, the LiU Summer Academy is tuition free. Along with lectures and course work, our LiU Summer Academy student hosts have organised a fun and social programme students can take part in.
 
Housing will be provided; a completely furnished single room with access to a fully equipped shared kitchen and final exit cleaning together with a regional buss pass at a total cost of 6 000 SEK.

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Antwerp Summer & Winter University / Open for applications now! / Target groups: students, researchers and/or professionals

Antwerp Summer and Winter University offers intensive, short-term academic programmes during the summer and winter months within the areas of excellence of the University of Antwerp and its partners.

Summer and winter school topics cover almost all disciplines offered at the University of Antwerp, ranging from health sciences over design sciences to social sciences. Target groups are different for each programme and include students, researchers and/or professionals. All short-term programmes consist of high-quality education (lectures, visits, workshops) and fun & interesting social programmes. Participants can acquire ECTS credits upon successful completion of the programmes. All certificates of completion are issued as a micro-credential.

Further information 

Aalto University Summer School / new course programme online / Cybersecurity, Radical Creativity, Self-Leadership, Data Analytics, Sustainable Design, Nordic Biomaterials, Digital Business, Virtual Reality, Game Design and much more

Aalto University Summer School is launching no less than 14 new courses for summer 2023. Course topics for the upcoming summer include both undergraduate and graduate courses like Cybersecurity, Radical Creativity, Self-Leadership, Data Analytics, Sustainable Design, Nordic Biomaterials, Digital Business, Virtual Reality, Game Design and much more.

Aalto University offers a -30% reduction on the tuition fee of graduate-level courses for students of Aalto University partner schools. The application period starts on February 1st 2023.

Combining an academic course experience with gaining international networks and getting to know the best of Finland and Helsinki is at the heart of the Summer School’s mission. All courses include extracurricular activities and social programmes.

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Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Programme (BIP): Biotechnologie-Workshop in Granada, Spanien und an der BOKU | Biotechnology-Workshop in Granada, Spain and at BOKU / “Towards opportunities in careers in biotechnology” / 17-21 April 2023, Granada, Spain

BOKU invites students to sign up for the Erasmus+ Blended Intensive Programme (BIP) “Towards opportunities in careers in biotechnology”, which will take place partly at BOKU and in Granada, Spain.

Abstract
In the context of a workshop on a topic in the field of biotechnology, this programme offers a maximum of 8 Master students of the BOKU-University of Natural Relations and Life Sciences, Vienna, a travel allowance of 350€ to a one-week workshop in Granada from 17-21 April 2023

Workshop
After a thematic introduction by the supervising professors R. Kunert and R. Bliem of the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, the students will conduct individual but coordinated research on the topic "Towards opportunities in careers in biotechnology" and prepare a presentation. The scope of the preparatory research is half a SWS. It will be completed during the week of 17-21 April 2023 at the University of Granada. During this one-week stay, in addition to the joint presentation of the workshop results, visits to biotech companies and laboratories, a tour of the city of Granada and a visit to the city of Guadix will take place.

ECTS
The University of Granada awards 3 ECTS for this workshop. The crediting for any courses in the home universities is done by the students themselves.

Schedule
This programme is scheduled for the beginning of the academic year. The workshop will start between mid-November 2022, but no later than the end of February 2023. The completion of the research preparation is planned for the beginning of April. The workshop will conclude in Granada on 21 April 2023.

Contact: 
Univ. Prof. DI Dr. Renate Kunert, Head of the Institute for Animal Cell Technology and Systems Biology, Email: renate.kunert(at)boku.ac.at
Prof. DI Dr. Rudolf Bliem, Univ. lecturer in bioprocess engineering, Email: rudolf.bliem(at)boku.ac.at

Summer Schools of the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) / in Poland, Germany, Israel, Denmark, Austria and Czech Republic

Spend a different summer - study ELLSwhere!
It is time to travel again: Join a Summer School of the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS)!
Earn academic credits in breathtaking natural environments. Combine theoretical input with practical field work. Get to know other students in your field from all over the world! Enjoy social activities in an open, diverse and new environment.

In 2022 the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) again offers several summer schools:
https://www.euroleague-study.org/en/summer-schools

BOKU supports BOKU participants of summer schools with a travel grant.

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Virtual Postgraduate Summer School / by the University of Chile / 20 - 22 January 2022; Application deadline: 19 December 201

The South Campus of the University of Chile is organizing a Postgraduate Summer School in January 2022. It is made up of 5 different courses, which are free and fully taught in English.These courses cover relevant fields related to agri-food systems, agriculture, animal sciences, biotechnology, biochemistry, and nanotechnology through the participation of leading national and international experts. 

Application deadline: 19 December 2021

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