Go Abroad for Summer

Go Abroad for Summer

Summer schools and bespoke short-term programmes are available to full time undergraduate students from all subject backgrounds registered at the University of Glasgow. This is a unique opportunity to:

  • Explore other cultures
  • Make new friends around the world
  • Learn or improve your foreign language skills

These opportunities may be of particular interest to those wanting to spend time abroad but who are unable to commit to a semester or full-year away.

How to Apply

How to Apply 

  • Applications for Go Abroad Scholarships and free places open on Monday 26 January. The deadline is Friday 13 March 2020
  • Identify a Summer School at one of our partner institutions.
  • Ensure you understand the partner’s application process and the terms and conditions (deadlines, costs, dates, etc). You may need to apply directly to them for admission before the 13 March deadline and before the outcome of your scholarship is announced.
  • Submit an application for a Go Abroad Scholarship or free place, following the links below. 
  • The outcome of your application will be announced at the end of March. 

 

Go Abroad Scholarships

Submit an application for a Go Abroad Scholarship worth £500 here

 

Free Places at Aarhus, Radboud, and Stockholm

Submit an application for a free place at Summer Schools offered by Aarhus, Radboud, or Stockholm here
Note that this is for a tuition fee waiver: you are still responsible for covering the cost your travel, accommodation, and any other expenses incurred. 

 

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) Scholarship

Submit an application for one of two scholarships offered for the UFMG Summer School on Brazilian Studies here
Note that there is an earlier deadline of 12 February 2020 for this opportunity. 

 

Criteria

  • Go Abroad Scholarships and free places are open to all University of Glasgow students except those in their final year
  • Only one scholarship or free place awarded per student, per term. Priority will be given to students applying for the first time
  • Students who have secured a place on the main Go Abroad exchange programme may apply, but priority will be given to students who have not secured an exchange place or who are applying to go abroad for the first time
  • Priority will be given to students applying for Summer Schools run by our partner institutions

2020 Partner Summer Schools

Below is a selection of Summer Schools offered by our partner institutions. This is not an exhaustive list: more will be added as they become available.

Please note the application deadline for your chosen course. You may need to apply directly to the partner ahead of our 13 March deadline. Similarly, some institutions may require our office to nominate you ahead of you submitting your application to them. If this is the case, please contact us well ahead of the listed date.

 

Australia

University of Queensland

  • Queensland in July
  • Dates: 29 June - 18 July 2020
  • Deadline: Early bird 1 March 2020 (AUD 200 discount) / Final 30 April 2020
  • Funding: Additional discount of 10% for students of partner institutions

University of Sydney

  • Short Term Study Abroad
  • Dates: Session A: 2 June - 15 July 2020 / Session B: 23 June - 24 July 2020
  • Deadline: 31 March 2020

Austria

University of Vienna

Vienna University of Economics and Business

  • WU International Summer School
  • Dates: July Program: 6 - 24 July 2020 / August Program: 27 July - 14 August 2020
  • Deadline: Nomination 15 March 2020 / Application 31 March 2020

Belgium

KU Leuven 

  • Europe Inside Out
  • Dates: 29 June - 10 July 2020
  • Deadlines: Early Bird 1 February 2020 (€100 discount) / Final 1 May 2020
  • Funding: Reduced fee for students from partner institutions

University of Antwerp 

University of Ghent

Brazil

Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)  

  • 2020 UFMG Summer School on Brazilian Studies
  • Dates: TBC - July 2020
  • Deadline: Nomination 14 February 2020 / Application 28 February 2020
  • Funding: Two scholarships worth USD 1000 and 500 respectively towards fees. Please contact the Go Abroad team for information on how to apply for these

Canada

University of British Columbia -  Vancouver Campus

  • UBC Vancouver Summer Program
  • Dates: 6 June - 6 July 2020 (deadline for applications 2 March 2020) / 11 July - 11 August 2020 (deadline for applications 30 March 2020)

University of Alberta

University of Calgary

China

University of Nottingham Ningbo

Czech Republic

Charles University in Prague (Univerzita Karlova v Praze)

Czech Technical University in Prague

University of Ostrava

Denmark

Aarhus University - free places available, for details visit the main page

  • AU Summer University
  • Dates: Term I: 6 - 24 July 2020 / Term II: 27 July - 14 August 2020
  • Deadline: 1 April 2020

Copenhagen Business School

Estonia

University of Tartu

Finland

University of Helsinki

University of Turku

  • Turku Summer School
  • Dates: 7 - 21 August 2020
  • Deadline: 15 April 2020 
  • Funding: 20% discount for students from partner institutions

France

CPE Lyon

Jean Moulin Lyon 3 University (Universite Jean Moulin)

Sciences Po (Sciences-Po - Institut D'Etudes Politiques des Paris)  

  • Sciences Po Summer School
  • Dates: June Session: 2 - 24 June 2020 / July Session: 29 June - 24 July 2020
  • Deadline: June Session: 1 April 2020 / July Session: 1 May 2020
  • Funding: Early bird discount of €200 if taking two courses. Apply by 15 March

University of Aix Marseille

Audencia Business School

  • Summer in France
  • Dates: Flexible between 18 May - 10 July 2020
  • Deadline: 10 April 2020
  • Funding: No tuition fee for students from partner institutions

University of Grenoble Alpes

University of Caen Normandy

ISAE (Institut supérieur de l'aéronautique et de l'espace)

  • Summer Space Programme
  • Dates: 2 - 27 June 2020
  • Deadline: 15 January 2020
  • Funding: Lower fee for students from partner institutions

IÉSEG School of Management

  • IÉSEG Summer Programs
  • Dates: 6 - 31 July 2020
  • Deadline: 30 April 2020
  • Funding: 10% discount for students from partner institutions. Merit-based scholarships attracting a 25-50% discount offered - deadline 1 May 2020

ISIT Paris (Institut de Management et de Communication Interculturels)

Germany

Frankfurt School of Finance and Management

  • The Finance & Management Bootcamps
  • Dates: 6 - 6 July 2020
  • Deadline: 30 April 2020
  • Funding: 25% discount for students from partner institutions. Scholarships towards travel and accomodation offered

Goethe University Frankfurt

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Technische Universität Berlin 

  • Summer University
  • Dates: Term 1: 8 June - 3 July 2020 / Term 2: 6 July - 17 July 2020 / Term 3: 20 July - 14 August 2020 / Term 4: 17 - 28 August 2020
  • Deadline: Early bird 1 March 2020 (€50 discount per course) / Final TBC

University of Heidelberg 

Humboldt University 

  • Summer University
  • Dates: Session I: 15 June - 10 July 2020 / Session II: 20 July - 14 August 2020
  • Deadline: 15 June 2020
  • Funding: €50 discount for students from partner institutions. Additional €50 discount if more than one course taken. Other scholarships may be available from external sources

LMU Munich (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

  • MISU Summer Academies
  • Dates: Varies according to course
  • Deadline: Varies according to course
  • Funding: Some courses are grant funded, information on individual course pages

University of Bremen

University of Cologne

University of Tübingen

University of Freiburg

  • Summer University
  • Dates: Varies according to course, July - September 2020
  • Deadline: Varies according to course, mid-June to late-July 2020

University of Kiel (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)

University of Mannheim

Hochschule Esslingen (Esslingen University of Applied Sciences)

  • Selected Topics in Automotive Engineering
  • Dates: 27 June - 25 July 2020
  • Deadline: 27 March 2020 (please contact the Go Abroad team for more information if you wish to apply)

Iceland

Reykjavik University  

Ireland

NUI Galway

Israel

Tel Aviv University

  • Short Term Programmes
  • Dates: Varies according to course, June - July 2020
  • Deadline: Most 1 May 2020, some courses may be earlier

Italy

LUISS Guido Carli University  

  • LUISS Summer University
  • Dates: Varies according to course, July 2020
  • Deadline: Varies according to course, most 30 April 2020

Japan

Keio University

Kyoto University

Kyushu University

  • Summer in Japan 2020
  • Dates: 23 June - 17 July 2020
  • Deadline: 29 February 2020
  • Funding: Limited scholarships offered to students with strong academic records. No separate application, recipients selected by Kyushu University

Waseda University

Korea

Korea University

  • International Summer Campus
  • Dates: 6-week Program: 30 June – 6 August 2020 / 4-week Program: 30 June – 23 July 2020
  • Deadline: Early bird 29 February 2020 (KRW 200,000 discount) / Final 15 May 2020
  • Funding: Some scholarships may be available

Lithuania

Vytautas Magnus University

  • Baltic Summer University
  • Dates: Varies according to course, from 13 July 2020
  • Deadline: Early bird 1 May 2020 (€50 discount) / Final 1 June 2020

Malaysia

University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus

  • International Summer School
  • Dates: 1 July - 16 July 2020
  • Deadline: 1 June 2020
  • Funding: 10% discount for payment of fees before 30 April 2020

Mexico

Tecnológico de Monterrey

The Netherlands

Leiden University

  • Summer Schools
  • Dates: Varies according to course
  • Deadline: Varies according to course
  • Funding: Special rate for partner universities. Some early bird discounts available depending on course
  • Columbia Summer Program in American Law
  • Dates: 6 - 31 July 2020
  • Deadline: Early bird (€250 discount) 1 February 2020 / Final 14 May 2020 
  • Funding: A limited number of needs-based grants available

VU Amsterdam

  • VU Amsterdam Summer School
  • Dates: Session 1: 4 - 18 July 2020 / Session 2: 18 July - 1 August 2020
  • Deadline: 1 May 2020
  • Funding: Tuition fee discount of €250 for students from partner institutions. Other scholarships offered, see website for details

Utrecht University

University of Groningen

  • Summer Schools
  • Dates: Varies according to course, most June – August 2020
  • Deadline: Varies according to course
  • Funding: Some courses offer partial waivers, please check website. Other scholarships may be available

Radboud University Nijmegen - free places available, for details visit the main page

  • Radboud Summer School
  • Dates: 6 – 17 July 2020 and 3 – 14 August 2020: varies according to course, please check individual course listings
  • Deadline: Early bird (10% discount) 1 March 2020 / Final 31 May 2020
  • Funding: Limited free places available. 10% discount if you apply before 1 March 2020, 15% discount for students from partner universities (can combine for a 25% discount)

Maastricht University (Universiteit Maastricht)

Tilburg University 

New Zealand

University of Auckland

University of Waikato

Norway

University of Oslo

University of Bergen

Poland

Kozminski University

Portugal

Catolica Lisbon

Romania

Babes Bolyai University

Singapore

Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

National University of Singapore (NUS)

Singapore Management University (SMU)

Spain

IE Business School

  • IE Summer School Program
  • Dates: 6 - 24 July 2020
  • Deadline: 12 June 2020
  • Funding: Two tuition fee discounts of 40% for students from the University of Glasgow. Scholarships of various denominations available based on financial need and academic excellence. Early Bird discount of €500 for full payment before 20 March 2020

Autonomous University of Barcelona

  • UAB Summer School
  • Dates: First Period: 22 June – 10 July 2020 / Second Period: 13 – 31 July 2020
  • Deadline: Early bird 1 April 2020 (10% discount) / Final TBC

Autonomous University of Madrid

  • Summer School of Economics and Business
  • Dates: 29 June – 24 July 2020
  • Deadline: Early bird 28 February 2020 / General 31 May 2020 / Extraordinary deadline (if places available) 19 June 2020
  • Funding: Early bird discount of 25% for students from partner institutions

Sweden

Jonkoping University

Stockholm University - free places available, for details visit the main page

University of Uppsala

  • Uppsala International Summer Session
  • Dates: Session 1: 14 June – 3 July 2020 / Session 2: 5 – 24 July 2020 / Session 3: 26 July - 14 August 2020
  • Deadline: Session 1: 15 April / Session 2: 15 May / Session 3: 1 June 2020 / Scholarship applications 1 March 2020
  • Funding: 5% discount for payment of fees before 15 February 2020. Very limited full or partial scholarships available

Switzerland

University of Zurich

  • UZH International Summer School
  • Dates: 5 - 24 July 2020
  • Deadline: 26 April 2020
  • Funding: 50 tuition fee discounts of 500 - 1000 Swiss Francs to students from partner institutions on a first come, first serve basis

University of Geneva

  • Geneva Summer Schools
  • Dates: Varies according to course
  • Deadline: Varies according to course, most 1 or 15 April 2020
  • Funding: Some partial tuition waivers based on financial need upon application

USA

University of Connecticut

  • Summer Sessions
  • Dates: Session 1: 1 June – 10 July 2020 / Session 2: 13 July – 14 August 2020
  • Deadline: Varies according to course

University of Texas at Austin

State University of New York at Albany (SUNY)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • UNC Summer School
  • Dates: First Session:13 May – 18 June 2020 / Second Session: 22 June – 28 July 2020
  • Deadline: TBC

UCLA

  • UCLA Summer Sessions
  • Dates: Session A: 22 June – 31 July 2020 / Session B: 3 August – 11 September 2020
  • Deadline: Session A: 1 May 2020 / Session C: 1 June 2020

Go Abroad Scholarships

A number of Go Abroad Scholarships worth £500 each are available. 

These awards will not cover the full cost of your time away but are intended as a contribution towards your expenses. 

 

Criteria

  • Go Abroad Scholarships and free places are open to all University of Glasgow students except those in their final year
  • Only one scholarship or free place awarded per student, per term. Priority will be given to students applying for the first time
  • Students who have secured a place on the main Go Abroad exchange programme may apply, but priority will be given to students who have not secured an exchange place or who are applying to go abroad for the first time
  • Priority will be given to students applying for Summer Schools run by our partner institutions

U21 Opportunities

‌The University of Glasgow is proud to be a founding member of Universitas 21 (U21), established in 1997, as a global network of 27 leading research-led universities for the 21st century. This allows us to follow education projects larger than any one university could manage alone and offer a framework for international collaboration. For more information about the partnership, see here

Please see here to search for summer opportunities offered by our U21 partner institutions. 


Free Place: AU Summer University (Denmark)

Dates:  6 - 24 July 2020 or 27 July - 14 August 2020 (most courses last 2 weeks)
Places available: 18
Details: AU Summer University website 
Who is it for? This opportunity is open to students from any subjects

What is it about?

AU Summer University is Aarhus University’s summer school which takes place each year in July and August. Choose from a broad variety of courses, taught in English at Bachelor’s or Master’s level, in 

  • Arts,
  • Business and Economics,
  • Media and Communication,
  • Social Science and Law,
  • Health, Science and Technology.  

AU Summer University welcomes Danish and international full-time students, exchange students and free movers. Along with the academic programme, AU Summer University offer an accommodation service, visa service, and a social programme for both lecturers and students. In 2018 more than 1900 students participated in 66 courses running from the beginning of July until mid-August on and off-campus.

Cost
The summer school is free if you are nominated by the University of Glasgow. You are responsible for your flights to Denmark, transfer to and from Aarhus, accommodation and personal expenses during the Summer School.

Accommodation
See AU Summer University website for accommodation details and costs. 


Free Place: Radboud University Summer School (Netherlands)

Dates: 6 - 17 July 2020 and 3 - 14 August 2020 (most courses last 1 week)
Places available: 18
Details: Radboud Summer School
Who is it for? This opportunity is open to students from any subjects. 

What is it about?
Choose from over 50 short courses in Social Sciences, Education, Humanities, Business, Life Sciences, and professional skills.

Radboud Summer School is one of Europe’s leading Summer Schools. It offers 50 different courses in a range of academic fields (Social Sciences, education, Humanities, Business and Life Sciences). All courses will focus on topics that are on the forefront of scientific knowledge.

With around 600 participants each year, the Summer School is also a unique opportunity to meet other international students and researchers with different cultural and academic backgrounds and to get to know Radboud University and the city of Nijmegen.

Cost
The Summer School is free if you are nominated by the University of Glasgow. The registration fee, course material, access to library and IT facilities, tea & coffee, lunch and a number of social activities are included. You are responsible for your flights to the Netherlands, transfer to and from Nijmegen, accommodation and personal expenses during the Summer School.

Accommodation
See Radboud University website for accommodation details and costs. 


Free Place: Stockholm University Summer Programme (Sweden)

Dates: 29 June - 11 July 2020, 13 July - 24 July 2020, or 27 July - 7 August 2020 (courses last 2 weeks)
Places available: 5
More information: Stockholm Summer Programme
Who is it for? Law and / or Business undergraduates

What is it is about? 

You will get the opportunity to study both law courses and current topics in business administration. Subjects can be combined or students can choose to focus on one of them. 

  • Department of Law: all courses are 3.5 ECTS
    Preliminary course list: International Criminal Law, Law & Economics, EU Law in Brief, Copyright in the Digital Market, International Arbitration Law, The Role of Law in International Politics, World Trade Law, Global Health and Law.
  • Business School: all courses are 3 ECTS (detailed schedule over session not yet available)
    Current topics in: Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance and PR & Marketing. 

Students can chose to attend for 2 weeks (1 session) to 6 weeks (3 sessions):

  • Session 1: 29 June - 11 July 2020 
  • Session 2: 13 - 24 July 2020
  • Session 3: 27 July - 7 August 2020

This is a great opportunity to discover Stockholm, Scandinavia's business and cultural hub.

Cost
The summer school is free if you are nominated by the University of Glasgow (5 places available). You are responsible for your flights to Sweden, transfer to and from Stockholm, accommodation, the social programme and personal expenses during the summer school.

Accommodation
See Stockholm University for accommodation and social programme details and costs.


Applicants: What Happens Next?

If your application has been successful, the next steps are:

  1. Apply for your chosen Summer School following the partner’s instructions. Don’t miss their deadlines!
  2. Ensure your UK bank details have been entered correctly in MyCampus. Go Abroad Scholarships will be paid via MyCampus before you leave
  3. Submit evidence of your Summer School completion to goabroad@glasgow.ac.uk. We will then add this course to your HEAR. If you do not submit evidence of completion by the end of August 2020, you will be required to repay any scholarship awarded

If your application for a scholarship or free place was unsuccessful but you still want to attend a Summer School:

  • Many of our partners offer discounts to University of Glasgow students. You may want to ask them if this applies to your chosen course
  • Partner institutions and external agencies may offer their own scholarships or financial assistance. Many institutions will advertise these on their websites. It is your own responsibility to research and apply for these opportunties

Mobility Partners

France

Aix-Marseille University (Aix-Marseille Université)

Audencia Business School, France

CPE Lyon, France (Ecole Supérieure de Chimie Physique Electronique de Lyon)

Ecole du Louvre, France

ENSAI, France (École Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Analyse de l'Information)

ENSMA, France (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et D’Aérotechnique)

Grenoble Alpes University, France (Université Grenoble Alpes)

Grenoble Institute of Technology, France (Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble Grenoble)

IESA Arts and Culture School in Paris. France (Institut d'Etudes Superieures des Arts)

ISAE, France (Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace)

ISIT (Institut de Management et de Communication Interculturels)

Jean Moulin University Lyon 3, France (Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3)

Lille Catholic University - FSEG, France (Université Catholique de Lille)

Lumière University Lyon 2, France (Université Lumière Lyon 2)

National Graduate School of Engineering Chemistry of Lille, France (École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Lille [ENSCL])

New Sorbonne University – Paris III, France (Université Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle)

Nice Sophia Antipolis University, France (Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis)

Pantheon-Sorbonne University - Paris 1, France (Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Paris Sorbonne University (Paris IV), France (Université Paris-Sorbonne, Paris IV)

Science Po Lyon, France

SciencesPo, France ( Institut D'Etudes Politiques des Paris)

Sigma Clermont, France

SKEMA Business School, France

Université de Lorraine, France

University of Caen Normandy, France (Université de Caen Normandie)

University of Clermont-Auvergne, France (Université Clermont Auvergne)

University of Franche-Comté, France (Université de Franche-Comté)

University of Poitiers, France (Université de Poitiers)

University of Savoy Mont Blanc, France (Université de Savoie Mont Blanc)

University of Strasbourg, France (Université de Strasbourg)

University Paris-Sud, France (Université Paris-Sud)

University Toulouse Jean Jaures, France (Université Toulouse – Jean Jaurès)

UPPA, France (Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Audour)

Germany

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule Esslingen)

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Germany

Free University of Berlin, Germany (Freie Universitat Berlin)

Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

Furtwangen University (HFU), Germany (Hochschule Furtwangen University)

Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main)

Heidelberg University, Germany (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)

Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz , Germany (Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz)

LMU Munich, Germany (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Ruhr University Bochum, Germany (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)

Technical University of Munich, Germany (Technische Universität München)

TU Berlin, Germany (Technische Universität Berlin)

TU Braunschweig, Germany (Technische Universität Braunschweig)

University of Bonn, Germany (Rheinische Friedrichs-Wilhemls-Universität Bonn)

University of Bremen, Germany (Universität Bremen)

University of Cologne, Germany (Universität zu Köln)

University of Freiburg, Germany (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)

University of Hannover, Germany (Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover)

University of Kiel, Germany (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)

University of Konstanz, Germany (Universität Konstanz)

University of Mannheim, Germany (Universität Mannheim)

University of Tübingen, Germany (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)