Online Summer Schools

Below are some of the virtual summer programmes that took place in Summer 2020. We usually receive details of our partner summer schools from February each year, so it's a good idea to use the links below and Partner Information Library to get an idea of what might be available to you. 

You will apply independently without direct involvement from the Global Opportunities Team and are not limited to programmes run by our partner universities, but we are still here to support you in your research

University of Southern Denmark

Duration: 03-14 August 2020
Cost: €320/€570 (dependent on course - see details here)
Application Deadline: 15 May 2020 - details here
Please note that courses marked 'online/campus' will only run online if coronavirus prevents the course taking place in Denmark.

Course Title Subject Status
Decision, Persuasion and Negotiation Business and Economics Online/Campus
Market Design Business and Economics Online/Campus
Financial Model Implementation and Practice Business and Economics Online/Campus
Understanding and using companies' accounting reports Business and Economics Online/Campus
Chemical Biology Chemistry, Chemical and Environmental Engineering Online/Campus 
Urban Resilliance Civil and Architectural Engineering Online
Manufacturing Technologies and Business Model Innovation in the Age of Sustainability Innovation, Communication and Design Engineering Online
Engineering Imagination Innovation, Communication and Design Engineering Online
New corporate narratives: Sustainable development goals and organizational narratives Innovation, Communication and Design Engineering Online/Campus

Quality education: Human capital for building resilient societies

Political Sciences and Public Administration Online/Campus

Regulating the future - the EU and the Sustainable Development Goals

Political Sciences and Public Administration Online/Campus

Deep Learning

Software Engineering and Computer Science Online

University of Pisa

Experiential Food Tourism
Duration: 31/08/2020-10/09/2020
Cost: €750
Application Deadline: 31/07/2020

Application Deadline: 05 May 2020
Cost: €500


Tilburg University

Understanding Data with R: a hands-on workshop towards becoming a data-analyst
Duration: 06-17 July 2020
Cost: €750
Application Deadline: 31/05/2020

Justice for Victims of Conflict-related Sexual Violence and Human Trafficking?
Duration: 06-17 July 2020
Cost: €750
Application Deadline: 31/05/2020


Utrecht University

Battlefields Uncovered: Introduction to Archaeological and Historical Investigations of Conflict
Duration: 13/05/2020-17/07/2020
Cost: €40.00

Chinese Language and Culture for Beginners (0 -> HSK1 )
Duration: 06-30 July 2020
Cost: €475.00

Chinese Language and Culture HSK1 -> HSK2
Duration: 06-31 July 2020
Cost: €475.00

Chinese Language and Culture HSK2 -> HSK3 (1)
Duration: 06-31 July 2020
Cost: €475.00

Dutch Language Level 1 (A0 → A1-)
Duration: 06-16 July 2020
Cost: €460.00

Early Music
Duration: 17-28 August 2020
Cost: €500

Jazz Improvisation and Social Interaction
Duration: 17-28 August 2020
Cost: €1020.00

Teaching in English
Duration: 17-21 August 2020
Cost: €775.00


Babes-Bolyai University

Transylvania International Summer Courses of Romanian Language and Civilization
Romanian language classes, interactive conferences and demonstrative workshops on Romanian culture and civilization

20 July – 07 August 2020
Cost: €500
Application Deadline: 15 July 2020
Application Link: Click here

Samara University

Additive Manufacturing - 18-29 August 2020
Application Deadline: 07 July 2020
Cost: $250

Space Technologies and Technologies - 10-21 August 2020
Application Deadline: 10 July 2020
Cost: $250

High Technology Management - 02-16 July 2020 | 23 July - 06 August 2020
Application Deadline: 10 June 2020
Cost: $195

International Law - 23 July - 06 August 2020
Application Deadline: 01 July 2020
Cost: $195

Russian Language and Culture - 02-16 July 2020 | 05-19 August 2020
Application Deadline: 10 June 2020
Cost: $195

Universidad Nebrija
Spanish Plus (English combinable with Spanish) and Hispanic Studies (100% Spanish for all levels)
Duration: 01-26 June 2020 (1 course)
               01-28 July 2020 (2 courses)
Cost: €415 (1 course) / €740 (2 courses)
Application Deadline: 10 May 2020

University of California Berkeley

Global Leadership and Innovation Programme 20th-31st July 2020
The UC Berkeley Global Leadership & Innovation Virtual Program is a two-week interactive online training ground for aspiring global leaders and innovators. With many institutions cancelling their summer mobility and exchange programs, the programme offers a unique opportunity for students to develop intercultural leadership skills and practice applying those skills through collaborative group projects and simulations in a remote global cohort. We're also inviting professionals to participate as this experience is valuable for aspiring leaders with all levels of experience.  

The program is a blend of 20 hours of live instruction, 3+ hours of self-paced learning, 5+ hours of collaborative group challenges and simulations. Participants will also:

  • Receive a certificate and digital badge from International House, UC Berkeley
  • Engage with leaders at companies and startups in the San Francisco Bay Area and Silicon Valley
  • Access a global network of aspiring leaders
  • Develop life-long leadership skills, equipping them to lead diverse times and drive innovation in academic and professional contexts
  • Learn from expert UC Berkeley professors and facilitators 

To learn more about this program, visit

Cost: $749 (approx £600)

Application deadline: 26th June 2020