A few of PSU's partner universities offer summer opportunities - you may study sustainable energy in Germany, wildlife biology in Finland, or take general education courses in Korea!
The application form can be acquired from the Study Abroad Coordinator in International Programs & Services. For more information contact the Study Abroad Coordinator.
Program information is updated each February for the upcoming academic year.
University Mayor - Intensive Spanish
Location: Santiago, Chile Dates: June 23 to July 18, 2014 Tuition: $1571 includes housing and meals
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University of Jyväskylä: Jyväskylä Summer School in Human Sciences 2013
Location: Jyväskylä, Finland Dates: May 20 to June 14, 2013 in 4 one-week sessionsApplication deadline: February 15, 2013Tuition waived for PSU students Click here for Website
Brief description: The Jyväskylä Summer School in Human Sciences is composed of 14 interdisciplinary courses for advanced undergraduate and/or graduate students interested in e.g. art and culture studies, education, communication, psychology and management. Courses are taught in English. For more information visit the web site and view the brochures linked below. Courses for 2012:
19 - 23 May 2014Finnish Language and Culture (Language and Culture Studies)Caring Leadership (Education)Educational Cultures (Intercultural Education)Introduction to Dance Movement Therapy and Other Arts (Psychology)
26 - 30 May 2014Education in Finland (Education)Diversity Management (Education)Working Models in Domestic Violence Counseling (Psychology)Physical activity, Sport, Health and Health Promotion - International perspectives (Health Sciences)
2 - 6 June 2014Sport Psychology for Performance Enhancement (Sport and Exercise Psychology)Knowledge Management, Learning Organizations and Learning Communities (Education)International Marketing (Business studies)Studies in Cultural Anthropology (Anthropology)
9 - 13 June 2014Introduction to Intercultural Communication (Communication)Sport Marketing (Sport Sciences) PLEASE NOTE: the study module will last until Saturday 14 JuneBasics of Argumentation and Rhetorics (Philosophy)
University of Oulu: Northern Nature and Environment Field Studies Courses
Location: Oulu and National Parks in Northern FinlandDates: June - August, (may attend one session or all)Application Deadline - March 1
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La Rochelle Business School
Location: La Rochelle, FranceDates: Session 1: June 3-28, 2013; Session 2: July 1-26, 2013; Session 3:August 5-23, 2013Application Deadline: March 1 to PSU to be eligible for stipend
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Brief Description:Programs are designed to help students deepen their knowledge of Business, Tourism, and Management in the European context. All courses are taught in English. Cost for PSU students, 1250 Euros per session for tuition and accommodation.
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TU Bergakademie Freiberg: International Summer School on Sustainable Energy
Location: Freiberg, Germany Dates: May 21 to June 21, 2013Application deadline: February 10, 2013
Click Here for WebsiteBrief description:For the eleventh time Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg in cooperation with "Verein Freunde und Förderer der TU Bergakademie Freiberg e.V." offers a five-week interdisciplinary summer course in sustainable energy technology. Students shall be acquainted with the most recent technological developments related to the use of sustainable energies as well as current widely-used technological solutions. Excursions to relevant companies and research institutions are an important part of the course. The course will be taught in English. In addition to the engineering course, German language classes are part of the programme. Those classes are supplemented by lectures on German history and culture which are given in English. The academic course will be accompanied by an extensive cultural program featuring weekend trips to Berlin and Prague, day trips to Dresden and the Freiberg mountain region as well as concerts, sports events and a day in a German family.
Europa University Viadrina in Frankfurt (Oder): Global Studies 2014
Location: Frankfurt OderDates: May 26 - July 4, 2014Application deadline: February 23, 2014
Brief Description:The program includes two academic courses: 1. Introduction to Global Studies and 2. Post-Communist Transformation in Eastern Central Europe and the Eastern Enlargement of the European Union. Program also includes excursions to Berlin and Potsdam, crash course in German, optional excursion to Poland.
Hanyang University International Summer School
Location: Seoul, South Korea Dates: June 28 - July 25, 2014Application deadline: March 1, 2014 - late applications can be accepted but students will not be eligible for stipends.
Link to Website Link to CoursesBrief description:The Hanyang International Summer School (HISS) is designed to provide participants with a better understanding of Korea and Northeast Asia in general. The HISS programs are structured to promote a better understanding for students through a variety of lectures and exciting activities. Lectures are offered in the areas of Korean studies, Korean language, Humanities/Language studies, International Business and Economics, International Relations, Science, Engineering, Journalism, Design/Fine Arts, Music, and Sports. For more information about the program visit the program link below.
Kyung Hee University: Kyung Hee Collaborative 2014 Summer Program
Location: Seoul, Korea Dates: tbaApplication deadline: March 1, 2014 - late applications can be accepted but students will not be eligible for stipends.
Link to WebsiteBrief description: The Global Collaborative Summer Program is based on institutional agreements between Kyung Hee University and University of Pennsylvania and East Asia’s finest universities; Peking University in China, Ritsumeikan University in Japan, Moscow State University in Russia as well as the United Nations and Conference of NGOs(CONGO). Through high-quality research, education and diverse modules on Global Governance and East Asian Civilization, this program will present an opportunity for students around the world to come together for a better understanding of each other. Each year, students from more than 30 different countries join the program to experience the diverse cultures represented among the students and have opportunity to exchange opinions with global opinion leaders. Courses will be taught in English. Two tracks are available: 1. UN and NGO's, 2. Global Governance and East Asian Civilization. For more information visit the program link below. The Kyung Hee Program strives to promote better understanding of the East Asian region and the world, in conjunction with current quests for "multiculturalism" and "global trust." It integrates education, research and practice. The program offers 4 weeks of intensive sessions in which students can take a maximum of 2 courses. Click here for more information on the 2012 program.
University of Malta
Location: Msida and Valleta, MaltaDates: June, 2014Application deadline: March 1, 2014, late applications can be accepted but students will not be eligible for stipends.
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Subjects offered in 2014 include: Near Eastern Studies; Military Architecture of the Baroque Age; Underwater Archaeology, Caravaggio: Art and Knighthood, Military Architecture in Baroque Malta, and Mediterranean Coast: Threats and Opportunities (environmental issues)
Southern Taiwan University (STUT)
Location: Suburb of Tainan City, TaiwanDates: TBAApplication deadline: March 1, 2014, late applications can be accepted but students will not be eligible for stipends.
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Brief Description:Two-week Chinese language camp. This program is designed to introduce Chinese language and Taiwanese culture to students who are interested in the beauties of Asia with the hope to enhance the cultural exchange and intercommunication between Southern Taiwan University and international students. Chinese courses are offered in the morning and in the afternoon there are many interesting cultural visits. There is also a two day and one night trip to the a famous tourist spot in the area.
*Program deadlines may come after the March 1st deadline for PSU. You will need to have begun your application with the study abroad advisor in International Programs & Services on or before March 1st in order to be eligible for a stipend, and approved by the PSU Study Abroad Committee to participate in the exchange program.
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