Summer Schools an Partnerhochschulen

Summer School Programs University of Bern

The highly complex topic of climate change is the subject of our interdisciplinary bachelor summer school, “Confronting Climate Change – from Science to Policy”, which takes place in August 2018.

The course comprises of keynote lectures by high-profile scientists; workshops to train and sharpen students’ disciplinary competence; and a simulation exercise of a multilateral climate conference. A field trip to the high-altitude research station on Jungfraujoch (3500m a.s.l.) will provide insights into the latest measurement technologies, as well as the impact of climate change. We would be happy to welcome your students to Bern, next summer.

The courses cover a variety of disciplines and are aimed at students of bachelor and master levels, as well as PhD students and professionals. The complete program for 2018 is now available on the following web page:

For more detailed information please see below:

Building a Global Network for Sustainable Responsibility – the Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context

“Know how, act now” – Applications are now open for the 1st session of the "Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context” held on June 4-8, 2018 at the Institute of Social Ethics ISE at the Faculty of Theology of the University of Lucerne. The "Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context” is organized under the patronage of UNESCO.

Students (BA, MA, PhD, postdoc) from around the world and from a variety of disciplines can apply to take part in building a global network for sustainable responsibility by participating in the “Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context”. They do this by demonstrating their interest in present and future ethical issues in a global context and by having specific plans on how they can achieve a positive effect by implementing the skills learned at the Summer University in their individual situation and academic work, not to mention what they would bring to the global and interdisciplinary network of people involved in the fields of science and research.

The participants will achieve an internationally recognized certificate and 3 ECTS credits will be rewarded for

  • preparation work (20 hours),
  • active participation to the courses (30 hours) and
  • the final paper (25 hours) on the action-based clarification of an ethical issue that is relevant for one’s own context and implementing the results accordingly – accompanied by two other participants as mentors.

 Applicants should send us the following documents (written in English):

·         signed application form

·         curriculum vitae (one page/500 words) including recommendation letters from two professors

·         letter of motivation (one page/500 words) that illustrates why you wish to participate in the “Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context”, what you hope to gain from your participation for your academic career, and how you will implement your new knowledge locally (e.g. on campus, in your community, …)

Please send the documents via email to:

Applicants who wish to participate in the “Lucerne Summer University: Ethics in a Global Context” must apply by February 15, 2018. The selected participants will be notified within two weeks after the registration deadline.

Good command of English is required. The Summer University is conducted in English in its entirety and students are required to actively participate, both orally and in writing.

For more information please see below:

ACU July School

Key July School information:

·         Locations and dates       Brisbane: June 25 –July 6, 2018

North Sydney: July 9 –July 20, 2018

·         Taught intensively over two weeks

·         25-36 hours face-to-face teaching (includes class and fieldwork)

·         Each unit is 10 ACU credit points equivalent to 3-4 US credit hours or 7.5 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS)

·         Students receive an official ACU transcript

·         There is no tuition fee for approved Exchange students

·         Special tuition rates for non-exchange students from partner universities (students pay just AUD$1985 instead of the standard tuition fee of AUD$2481)

·  For your students who are already coming to us for a full semester, they have the option to add a July School class at no extra tuition cost if their total study load (including the July School) doesn’t exceed 40 ACU credit points

For more information please see below:

VIA Summer School - Education and Social Science

VIA University College will be offering a joint Summer School program across the institution. We will as a part of this offer a selection of courses from VIA Education and Social Science.

Quick facts

-       The courses run for 4-6 weeks from 2 July 2018

-       The courses are equivalent to 5-10 ECTS (The award of the credits is subject to agreement with your home institution)

-       All students 18+ can apply

-       Deadline for application is 1 May 2018

-       Tuition fees vary from course to course. Tuition fee waivers or discounts are available for partner students on some courses. Please refer to the individual course pages for more information. Food and accommodation are not included.

Find more information on the website:, where you can also find all courses offered by VIA Summer School in 2018.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail: summerschool(atnospam)

We look forward to welcoming your students to VIA Summer School.

All the best

VIA Summer School team

Summer School - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Recent developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives   

Thessaloniki, 4-12 July 2018 

The Research Institute for Transparency, Corruption and Financial Crime, Faculty of Law - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (, hosts an intensive 8-day summer school on recent developments in the fields of financial crime, corruption and money laundering at a national, European and international level, for participants who wish to advance their knowledge in this field.
The summer school will focus on ongoing developments of key issues in combating international fraud, corruption and money laundering, international and European anti-fraud mechanisms and procedures, etc. Recent developments to be discussed will include, inter alia, the new directive on fraud against the EU financial interests, the new Regulation on the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, the 4th anti-money laundering directive, which recently came into force, as well as the proposal to amend it, etc.
For more details and applications you could follow the link:
We look forward to meeting you!

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