Summer and Winter Schools

Whether on-site, digitally or in a blended learning format: the summer and winter schools of our EDUC Alliance partner universities in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Italy, Norway, Spain and France promote international exchange between students with a duration of one to six weeks. You can attend language courses or expand your knowledge on a wide range of specialist topics in a very individual way. Finally yet importantly, you will gain unique insights into other lifestyles and cultures.

Here we present the summer and winter schools of our partner universities and the joint offers of the EDUC Alliance. As a student of the University of Potsdam, you can apply for all of these offers. Please note the different application modalities.


Summer Schools of our EDUC-Partner Universities:

University of Pécs

University of South-Eastern Norway

Masaryk University

 

Blended Intensive Programs:

Université de Rennes

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions


Summer Schools of our EDUC-Partner Universities

Scholarships available as long as the courses are announced here!

University of Pécs (Hungary)

Currently, only places on the waiting list are available for scholarships for the Summer School in Pécs!

European Studies Summer School

July 9-22, 2023

Application deadline: March 6, 2023

During the summer school, you will study the political, economic, cultural and social achievements and challenges of the European Union, as well as expand your knowledge on topics such as the art history, gastronomy and folk traditions of Europe. You can learn together with students from many different countries for two weeks and broaden your perspectives about the contributing factors that led to contemporary Europe, including migration, cultural diversity, gender issues. The classes will be taught by internationally renowned professors. 

You can find all the detailed information about the course here.

The language of instruction is English, thus language skills of at least level B2 are required.

For the summer school at the University of Pécs we will award up to five scholarships. The scholarships are awarded on a "first come, first serve" basis. There is no entitlement to a scholarship.

The scholarship of 1,100 € is intended to pay for the course fee, travel and accommodation expenses. Please note that the scholarship may not cover the entire costs and therefore plan your own contribution in time.

Application procedure:

Students of higher BA semesters, MA students and PhD students of all disciplines are eligible to apply.

Apply for the scholarship via our MoveOn form (select "EDUC Outgoing grant"), uploading the following documents:

  • curriculum vitae
  • transcript of records from PULS

Application deadline: March 6, 2023

If you have any questions, please contact the International Summer Campus Office team: iscouni-potsdamde.


University of South-Eastern Norway

International Summer School Ringerike - International Management and International Marketing

June 1-29, 2023

Application deadline: March 1, 2023

Each year about 60 students gather together at Campus Ringerike for an intensive, five-week program to study international management and international marketing. Students work closely with professors in USN's friendly and stimulating campus environment.

All further information about the course can be found here.

The language of instruction is English, thus language skills of at least level B2 are required.

The scholarship of €1,100 is intended to pay for the course fee as well as travel and accommodation expenses. Please note that the scholarship does not cover the entire costs and therefore plan your own contribution in time.

Application procedure:

1.register for the course directly on the respective website.

2. apply for the grant through our MoveOn form (select "EDUC Outgoing grant"), uploading the following documents:

  • confirmation of enrollment in the course from the partner university
  • curriculum vitae
  • transcript of records from PULS

Grants are awarded on a "first come, first serve" basis. There is no entitlement to a scholarship.

Application deadline: March 1, 2023

If you have any questions, please contact the International Summer Campus Office team: iscouni-potsdamde.


Masaryk University (Brno, Czech Republic)

Masaryk University Brno offers a broad range of summer schools for which we can provide scholarships.

Check out the Masaryk University website to find your summer school and apply for a scholarship at the University of Potsdam following the procedure below.

The language of instruction is English, thus language skills of at least level B2 are required.

The scholarship of 1,100 € is intended to pay for the course fee as well as travel and accommodation expenses. Please note that the scholarship may not cover the entire costs and therefore plan your own contribution in time.

Application procedure:

1.register for the course directly on the respective website.

2. apply for the grant through our MoveOn form (select "EDUC Outgoing grant"), uploading the following documents:

  • confirmation of enrollment in the course from the partner university
  • curriculum vitae
  • transcript of records from PULS

Grants are awarded on a "first come, first serve" basis. There is no entitlement to a scholarship.

Application deadline: varies; the application deadline of the respective summer school applies;

If you have any questions, please contact the International Summer Campus Office team: iscouni-potsdamde.


Blended Intensive Programs (BIP)

Université de Rennes

Blended Intensive Program “Connecting your IoT devices”

Virtual Classes: June 12-16, 2023, from 4-6 p.m. each day.

Classroom weeks: June 20 - July 3, 2023

Application deadline: April 16, 2023

The "Connecting your IoT devices" Summer School is organized in the fields of digital electronics, embedded software and networking for IoT. Both hardware and software aspects of IoT will be presented and discussed during the school, and hands-on practical courses will allow attendees to familiarize with IoT standards. The project will enable you to solve a societal issue with the support of a local company called Eco-Counter which provides solutions to analyse the flow of pedestrians and bikes around the world.

The language of instruction is English, so language skills of at least level B2 are required.

All further information about the course can be found here.

The University of Potsdam awards five places to students of the disciplines mentioned below. 500€ will be charged by the University of Rennes as a lump sum for food and lodging. Per day 70€ can be subsidized, for 14 days this amounts to 980€.

Application procedure:

Students of higher BA semesters and MA students of IT Systems Engineering, Data Engineering, Software Systems Engineering and Computational Sciences are eligible to apply.

Apply for ERASMUS funding via our MoveOn form (select "EDUC Outgoing grant") and upload the following documents:

  • motivation letter (one page maximum)
  • curriculum vitae
  • transcript of records from PULS

Application deadline: April 16, 2023

If you have any questions, please contact the International Summer Campus Office team: iscouni-potsdamde.


Frequently Asked Questions

Can I have the courses recognized at the University of Potsdam?

Are grades awarded during the summers schools?

Who can apply?

Of course, we also inform you about current offers on our social media channels. Follow @EDUCUniverCity on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter!

The Summer Schools are funded by:

Co-Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research
With the kind support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
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