International Summer School Opportunities

2018 Summer Program - Rennes, France

May 31—June 8, and June 12—22

Deadline: March 15, 2018 
Our partner school, ESC Rennes School of Business is offering two Summer Programs taking place in June 2018.

  • International Strategic Management: May 31—June 8 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility : June 12—June 22 

These Programs offer 10 days intensive academic and professional courses taught in English by a team of multicultural professors from Rennes School of Business. They are a unique opportunity for both final year undergraduate and postgraduate students from around the world to improve their knowledge and expertise in International Strategic Management and/or Corporate Social Responsibility. They also offer a chance to make new friends and contacts around the world. Tuition and fees are paid to UPEI. Students are responsible for their cost of living and travel!

More information can be found on the ESC Rennes School of Business website.  


Four-Week Intensive Japanese Language Program 2018 

June 25—July 26, 2018

Deadline: March 1, 2018
Our partner school, Seinan Gakuin University in Fukuoka, Japan is offering this four week language and cultural program. This program offers four different levels (I-IV) of classes with about 15 or fewer students and is made up of intensive language instructions, exams, workshops, language lab activities, and on- and off-campus field work. It also includes field trips to local shrines, temples and other local attractions, as well as a two-day field trip in/near Kyushu area to visit local sights of historical interest. The course work consists of 90 mins x 2 classes x 15 days and exams. Students are tested upon arrival and placed in the appropriate level.

Refer to the detailed brochure on costs. All additional information on the program can be found on their website.  


The University of Jyväskylä 2018 Summer Program

May 21 - June 15, 2018

Deadline to apply - March 1st, 2018
The University of Jyvaskyla is pleased to welcome students to their 15th international Summer School in Human Sciences offered on May 21 - June 15, 2018. The Summer School comprises of 21 interdisciplinary courses for students interested in e.g. cultural and communication studies, education, business and economics, sport and health sciences and social sciences. For more information check out their brochure, and the detailed list of courses, accommodation, and costs


Spanish Summer School in Mexico City

May 8 to June 20, 2018

In partnership with St. Mary's University (SMU) and the Centre for Foreign Students (CEPE) at the National Autonomous University from Mexico (UNAM), the Spanish program at SMU has developed a Spanish Summer School in Mexico City where students will be immersed in a 7 week program. During the seven week program students will live with a Mexican family, attend Spanish classes at CEPE UNAM (in accordance with their level of proficiency after a placement test), attend a Latin American Travel Literature class (with visits to national museums, libraries, national archives and historical sites).

SPAN 3320 "Latin American Travel Literature", to be offered in Mexico, summer session I, 2018; prerequisites: 6.0 credit hours in Spanish. By taking this course in Mexico, students will have the opportunity to have unique experiential learning opportunities as they will visit the National Museum of History, the National Archives, the Museum of Anthropology and major historical sites as the City of Teotihuacán and the city of Puebla. This course aims to introduce students to Latin American travel literature and raises questions about nature, identity and culture. The course focuses on 16th century Spanish missionaries, the accounts of 19th Century European explorers, and contemporary Latin American authors whose narratives focus on Travel.

In order to be eligible for this program students need the approval from their advisor at UPEI and the program coordinator at SMU (for UPEI, this is Dr. Pamela Bastante in Dept of Modern Language pbastante@upei.ca). Cost of the program is approximately $2,000 plus airfare, insurance and transportation within Mexico.

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Dankook University Summer Program 2018 

Three opportunities for immersing yourself in South Korea this summer!

  1. Teach conversational English or French to small groups of Korean students for three weeks (this must be done with the Academic Program) - DEADLINE to apply is March 2, 2018
  2. Take academic courses for four weeks and transfer your credits back to UPEI (this can be taken as as stand alone) - DEADLINE to apply is March 2, 2018
  3. Immerse yourself in Korean culture for four weeks and transfer credits back to UPEI (this can be taken as a stand alone) - DEADLINE to apply is March 2, 2018

All the information you require can be found here.

Apply on the Dankook website.

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