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Short-term Study Abroad

In addition to the Summer Exchange Programme, a number of other short-term study-abroad (fee-paying) options are offered by non-CUHK units:

Summer Programmes at Partner Institutions

CUHK students looking for short-term overseas experiential learning opportunities can apply to summer programmes offered by CUHK’s partner institutions directly. Most of these programmes offer cultural and language courses or research projects, as well as field trips and social programmes. They’re a chance to immerse yourself in another culture while meeting students from around the globe. Fees should be paid directly to the host institution. If you have any questions about a programme, please contact the institution offering it. For further assistance, please contact OAL at iasp@cuhk.edu.hk.

Destinations Institution Programme Duration
Australia The University of Sydney Short Term – Study Abroad Session A: 26 May to 7 July 2018
Session B: 8 July to 11 August 2018
The University of Queensland Queensland in July 2 – 21 July 2018
Austria University of Vienna univie: summer school – Scientific World Conceptions 2-13 July 2018 (2 weeks)
univie: summer school International and European Studies 14 July – 11 August 2018 (4 weeks)
University of Graz Graz International Summer School Seggau 2018 1 – 14 July 2018
University of Salzburg Chinese-Austrian EU Summer School 2017 17 July – 12 August 2017
University of Vienna Summer School on International and European Studies 15 July – 12 August 2017
Brazil Federal University of Minas Gerais UFMG Summer School on Brazilian Studies 2018 15 – 29 July 2018
Canada McGill University International Summer Program (ISP) 15 July – 13 August 2017
University of Alberta International Summer Program 17 July – 4 August 2017
University of British Columbia UBC 2018 Vancouver Summer Program (VSP) Cohort 1: 3 June – 3 July 2018
Cohort 2: 14 July – 14 August 2018
University of Ottawa Summer Programme 2017 30 June – 20 July 2017
China Fudan University FDSM Summer School 9 – 20 July 2018
Peking University LSE – Peking University Summer School 7 – 18 August 2017
Czech Republic University of Economics, Prague CAS International Summer School 2018 18 – 29 June 2018
Summer School 2018 1 – 13 July 2018
Denmark University of Copenhagen UCPH international summer programme 2016 July – August 2017
Finland The University of Tampere (UTA) Tampere Summer School 2018 7 – 18 August 2017
France EDHEC Business School EDHEC Summer Courses 19 June – 7 July 2017
HEC Paris 2018 Summer School Intake 1: 11-22 June 2018
Intake 2: 25 June-6 July 2018
Intake 3: 9-20 July 2018
IESEG School of Management French Culture Spring Session
1 – 30 June 2018
International Summer Academy
Scholarship available, please refer to the details here.
1 – 27 July 2018
International Fashion Business Summer Program 1 – 15 July 2018
Science Po Summer School 2018 June session: 4-28 June, 2018
July session: 3-27 July, 2018
The Université Catholique de Lille European Summer Program (ESP) ESP1: 24 May – 22 June 2018
ESP2: 25 June – 21 July 2018
Germany Freie Universität Berlin FUBiS Summer 2018 Term II 2018: 2 June – 14 July 2018
Term III 2018: 21 July – 18 August 2018
Humboldt University of Berlin HUWISU Summer Courses 2017 Vary by courses: late June to mid-August 2017
LMU Munich European Studies Program
*Interested applicants should send their CV, statement of motivation and two module preferences to the Program Manager – Mr. Kai Wede at contact@lmu-misu.de.  Application will close on 1 April 2018 and is based on a first come first serve basis. There are a total of 5 quotas for CUHK students.
2 – 26 August 2018
LMU Postgraduate Summer School

Five tuition waivers in the amount of € 750 are available for CUHK students. If there are more than five applicants, the best five students will be selected after the course and reimbursement of tuition fee will be arranged.

3 – 7 August 2018
University of Freiburg Summer University (German) 3 – 27 July 2017
University of Bonn Summer School on Intellectual Policy 30 July – 10 August 2018
Summer School on Development Policy 30 July – 10 August 2018
International Summer Course for German Lanaguage and Cultual Studies 7 – 31 August 2018
University of Mannheim Summer School 24 June – 17 July 2018 (3 modules)
WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management WHU European Bachelor Summer Institute 2018 27 May – 8 June, 2018
Hungary Koç University and the Central European University Summer Study Abroad in Budapest: Cultural Heritage Studies Program 20 – 31 August 2018
Ireland University College Dublin 2018 International Summer School 11 – 29 June 2018
Israel Hebrew University of Jerusalem Coexistence in the Middle East 3 – 27 July 2017 and/or 3 – 17 August 2017
InnovNation: Israel. Go Beyond Your Imagination 3 – 27 July 2017
Italy Università Bocconi Bocconi Summer School 3 – 21 July 2017
Japan Akita International University Akita International University Summer Program 2018 11 June – 20 July 2018 (6 weeks)
Hokkaido University Hokkaido Summer Institute

Note: CUHK students joining this programme will be on a fee-paying basis (non-exchange students).

4 June – 12 September 2018 (depends on the courses)
International Christian University Summer Course in Japanese 4 July – 10 August 2018
Kansai University Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Course (IJLC) Session 1: 5 – 26 June 2017
Session 2: 3 – 25 July 2017
Summer School 2018 Group 1: 4 – 18 July 2018
Group 2: 19 July – 2 August 2018
Group 3: 4 July – 2 August 2018
Kansai Gaidai University Asian Studies Summer Program 2018 13 June – 24 July 2018
Keio University Keio Short-Term Japanese Studies Program (KJSP) 6 – 21 February 2018
Keio Summer Program June – July 2018
Kwansei Gakuin University Intensive Japanese Language and Culture Study Program 19 July – 5 August 2017
Kyoto University

2018 Kyoto University Amgen Scholars Program

12 June – 6 August 2018
Kyoto Summer Program 2018

Please submit an online application form by 4 June 2018 (Mon) 12:00 noon if you are interested. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview.

Please refer to the website of Kyoto Summer Program 2017 for reference: https://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/education-campus/events_news/department/kokusai/news/2017/170812_1.html

29 July – 11 August 2018
Kyoto Sangyo University

Programme Calendar | Brochure

To apply, please refer to the attachment and send the relevant information to Ms. Cora CHAN at corachan@cuhk.edu.hk on or before 19 March 2018.

4 – 22 June 2018
Kyushu University

Summer in Japan (SIJ)

25 June – 20 July 2018
Meiji University Japanese Language Program Summer 2018 17 July – 2 August 2018
Science and Technology in Japan 2018

Interested students please submit application to OAL: 1. Application form (downloadable from the programme website); 2. Unofficial Transcript. Deadline of submission: 9 March 2018. For enquiry, please contact Ms. Cora Chan at corachan@cuhk.edu.hk.

3-12 July 2018
Nagoya University Nagoya University Summer Intensive Program (NUSIP) 13 June – 19 July 2018
Nanzan University Nanzan Summer Japanese Program 2018 5 June – 2 August 2018
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University 2018 Summer Gateway Program 31 May – 27 July 2018
Sophia University Summer Session for Japanese Language 5 June – 14 July 2017
Summer Session in Asian Studies 20 July – 11 August 2017
Summer Session in East Asian Studies and Japanese Language 2018 Session 1: 4 – 29 June 2018
Session 2: 2 – 17 July 2018 (4 weeks)
The Consortium of Universities in Kyoto Kyoto Study Program (Winter) 14 – 27 Jane 2018
Tohoku University The APRU Multi-Hazards (MH) Summer School 24 – 27 July 2018
Toyo University Toyo Summer Program 2018 Session I: 18 June – 30 June 2018
Session II: 20 August – 1 September 2018
Waseda University Waseda Summer Session 2018 25 June – 19 July 2018
Malaysia National University of Malaysia (UKM) UKM-Global Student Mobility Partnerships 27 July – 17 August 2017
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia UTM Summer School – Malaysia Tropical Educational Experience (UTM MyTREE) 17 – 29 July 2017
University of Malaya Summer Programme for International Students Flexible
Summer Enrichment Programme Flexible
Student Internship Programme : UM Tropical Camp Flexible
Tropical Eco-Camp Flexible
Mexico Tecnologico de Monterrey Summer Research Groups late May – mid-July 2017
Netherlands Maastricht University Maastricht Summer School July – August 2018 (depends on courses)
The University of Groningen Summer Schools 2018 Depends on courses
Tilburg University Summer School 2018 2 July – 10 August 2018
Poland SGH Warsaw School of Economics Summer University Warsaw (SUW) 2 – 13 July 2018
Russia Far East Federal University (FEFU) International Summer School “Russia – Far East”

9 – 29 August 2018

St. Petersburg State University International Summer School in Russian Business

25 June – 11 July 2018

Serbia University of Novi Sad Interdisciplinary Summer School for Chinese Students

Programme Brochure

Arrival: 19 May 2017

Programme: 20 – 30 May 2017

Singapore Nanyang Technological University

NTU Summer Programme 2018

Programme brochure

11 – 20 July 2018
National University of Singapore FASStrack Asia: The Summer School 2018 25 June – 27 July 2018
Global Science Summer Programme (GSSP) 16 July to 27 July 2018
Singapore Management University

Global Summer Programme

3 – 28 July 2017

SMU Global Summer Programme 2018

2 – 27 July 2018
South Africa The University of Cape Town Sustainable Water Management in Africa 17 – 28 July 2018
UCT Global Academy 18 June – 13 July 2018
South Korea Ewha Womans University Ewha International Summer College 2018 Summer Special Programme: 7 -21 August 2018; ISC: 26 June – 24 July 2018 (4/2 weeks)
Hanyang University 2018 Hanyang International Summer School (2018 HISS) 2 – 27 July 2018
Pusan National University Summer School 2018 Session A: 27 June – 25 July 2018

Session B: 26 July – 14 August 2018

Seoul National University International Summer Institute 2018 25 June – 28 July 2018
Yonsei University Yonsei International Summer School (YISS) 3 July – 9 August 2018
Spain ESADE Business School International Summer Programme Period 1: 5 – 30 June 2017; Period 2: 3 – 28 July 2017
Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona International Summer School (BISS) 25 June – 27 July 2018 (depend on courses)
Switzerland University of Bern Summer School 2018 11 June – 6 September 2018 (depends on courses);
*the programme period of some courses coincides with
CUHK’s 2017-18 Term 1
University of Geneva French Summer Course C3 : 6 June – 14 July/ 17 July – 4 August/ 7 August – 25 August;
C6 + CPU: 17 July – 25 August
University of Lausanne Summer School Program 12 June – 31 August 2017 (depends on courses)
University of Zurich UZH International Summer School 9 – 20 July 2018
Taiwan National Central University 台灣中央大學暑期營2018 Session 1: 1 – 14 July 2018
Session 2: 15 July – 3 August 2018
National Chengchi University NCCU International Summer School (ISS) 5 July – 5 August 2018
National Taiwan University 2018 NTU Plus Academy Summer+ Programs July to early September 2018
(Depends on different courses)
Thailand Chulalongkorn University (CU)
King Mongkut Institute of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)
Bangkok University (BU)
UMAP Summer Program 2018 22 July – 4 August 2018
United Kingdom University of Cambridge Pembroke-King’s Programme (PKP) 7 July – 19 August 2018
University College London UCL Summer School 2018 Session One: 2-20 July 2018;
Session Two: 23 July – 10 August 2018 (3-6 weeks)
University of Glasgow International Summer School 2018 June – August; 3 weeks to 2 months(depends on courses)
University of Leeds Leeds International Summer School (LISS) October 2017 – 1 May 2018
University of Southampton International Summer School 16 July – 10 August 2018
The University of Liverpool International Summer School 21 June- 4 August 2018 (depends on programme)
The University of Sheffield Cultural and Language Immersion (CALI) Summer School 17 June – 14 July 2018
The University of Warwick Warwick Summer School (WSS) 15 July – 4 August 2018
English for Global Communication 23 July – 10 August 2018
13 August – 31 August 2018
The University of Westminster London International Summer School Session 1: 16 June – 7 July 2018
Session 2: 7 – 28 July 2018
Oxford University Enterprise and the Environment Summer School  1 – 13 July 2018
Aston University Aston Summer Programme 2017  3 – 21 July 2017
Exeter College, University of Oxford The Exeter Summer Programme  2nd July – 12th August 2017
The University of York Environmental and Sustainability Summer School 2​ ​-​ 13​ ​July​ ​2018
King’s College London King’s Summer Study Visit to Berlin 3 – 7 July 2017
SOAS University of London SOAS Summer School 18 June – 10 August 2018 (depend on courses)
University of Cambridge Pembroke-King’s Programme (PKP) Sunday 2 July – Saturday 26 August 2017
USA Washington University in St. Louis International Summer Study 13 July – 17 August 2018
Stony Brook University Global Summer Institute (GSI) 10 July – 17 August (depends on programmes)


Summer in Japan (SIJ)

Summer in Japan (SIJ) (formerly named Asian in Today’s World (ATW)) is a newly launched five-week summer programme organised by Kyushu University for undergraduate and postgraduate students in any major starting from 2017. It is expected that approximately 20 students from Asia, Europe, North America and South America attend the programme, taking Asian Studies courses and intensive Japanese language courses. Applications for 2017 was closed on 15 March 2017.

 

 

Chinese-Austrian EU Summer School

Since 2002, the Chinese Studies Center of the University of Salzburg and Eurasia-Pacific Uninet have organised the annual Chinese-Austrian EU Summer School for students from Chinese institutions. It’s designed for students who want to deepen their knowledge of Europe in general and Austria in particular. Lectures and workshops cover different aspects of European and Austrian history and culture, as well as the Austrian economy, its law and its politics. The school takes place mainly in Brussels, Vienna and Salzburg, with short trips to other nearby European cities. CUHK students can apply through the OAL, starting from April each year.

 

 

ACU Commonwealth Summer School

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) Commonwealth Summer School, now in its seventh year, is a forum for talented university students to discuss multidisciplinary issues of global importance. Students in the final year of their undergraduate degree who expect to move to postgraduate study, or those already studying for a postgraduate degree are eligible to apply to attend. Qualifying students from ACU member institutions will be eligible to apply for subsidies.

The Summer School is hosted in a different country every year. In 2017, it will be hosted by Bath Spa University, UK on 5-13 August 2017 on the theme of “Environmental Humanities”, featuring a week of interactive workshops, keynote lectures, group project work, and field trips. Participants will work on the creation and depiction of environmental narratives through history, art, music, heritage, literature, and tourism. Applications for 2017 was closed on 15 February 2017. Click here for more information.

The 2018 ACU Commonwealth Summer School will be hosted by CUHK. Stayed tuned for more details!

Resource:

  • Summer school flyer
  • Draft programme

University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) Scholarships for Super Short-Term Programs

University Mobility in Asia and the Pacific (UMAP) is a voluntary association which is comprised of representatives of higher education sector in the Asia-Pacific Region. They offer scholarships for students to apply for the Super Short-Term Programs (SSTP) offered by UMAP’s member institutions. As CUHK is a member of UMAP, you are welcome to apply for the scholarships.

Most of the short-term programmes offer cultural and language courses as well as field trips and social activities. Participants are able to immerse themselves into the local culture and expand their personal network through interaction with students from all around the world. Interested students are welcome to apply to these programmes directly.

To learn about the details of the programmes available in 2017, please go to the UMAP website.