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How to apply

The Utrecht Summer School offers exchange places at Summer Schools all over the world, in Hong Kong, Korea, London, Liverpool and Santiago. For all these programmes the course fee will be waived for UU students.  

Are you a Utrecht University student and would you like to join one of these programmes? Send your CV, a recent transcript of records and a motivation letter, all in English, to: summerschool@uu.nl explaining the university and session you would like to apply for and why you would like to join this programme. We will contact you afterwards about the outcome of the selection and the procedure. 

hkust

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) - FULL

* The exchange places at HKUST are unfortunately fully booked for the summer of 2024. The below information will also be valid for 2025, so feel free to take a look and apply from December 2024 onwards. 

The HKUST International Summer Exchange Program (ISP) allows students to study at HKUST during the summer term as exchange students. Last summer, HKUST welcomed over 250 exchange students. Please take a look here to get to know HKUST ISP! 

Students will study at least 3 credits and up to 9 credits of regular undergraduate-level

courses offered by HKUST. Local excursions and cultural activities will be organized

exclusively for ISP students. A series of activities and events are also available for ISP

students to interact with each other to encourage cultural exchange. Are you interested? The earlier you apply, the sooner you know if you can spend your summer at HKUST!

Application deadline: TBA 2025

Course dates: TBA 2025

Full summer programme: https://isp.hkust.edu.hk/program/courses

Costs

Tuition (course fee) is waived for exchange students nominated by the Utrecht Summer School.  Exchange students shall pay the administration and activities fee. 

cuhk

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

The CUHK International Summer School (ISS) is one of the region's most recognised summer programmes attracting an annual cohort of some 600 international and local students. The Summer School provides students with an intensive academic experience and Chinese culture immersion in a multi-cultural virtual environment through two sessions.

Courses will be offered in four academic areas taught by outstanding CUHK and visiting professors from renowned overseas universities, as well as Chinese language courses. All courses, such as the courses in Business, Science, Technology and Psychology, will be taught in English apart from Chinese language courses. ISS academic courses are accompanied with a slew of exciting cultural activities.

Application deadline : 30 April 2024 (session 1), 31 May 2024 (session 2)

  • Session 1: 23 June - 31 July 2024 (CLOSED)
  • Session 2: 4 August - 24 August 2024

Costs

Tuition (course fee) is waived for exchange students nominated by the Utrecht Summer School.  Exchange students pay for accommodation, administration and activities. 

kings

United Kingdom - King's College London

* The exchange places at King's College London are unfortunately fully booked for the summer of 2024. The below information will also be valid for 2025, so feel free to take a look and apply from December 2024 onwards. 

Utrecht University and the Utrecht Summer School have an ongoing exchange programme with King's College London.

King's College London ranks 23st in the QS World University Rankings 2018 among 800 top education institutions. It has more than 26 thousand students from more than 150 countries worldwide. King's offers a range of courses in different subjects such as Business, Politics, Physiology, Diplomacy and Media. If you are selected, you can join a course in session 1 or 2.

As a student at King's College London, you are connected to the world. For more information, please check online at https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/summer/index.aspx

Application deadline: TBA 2025

  • Session 1: TBA 2025                   
  • Session 2: TBA 2025

Costs

The course fee is waived. If you want to stay on campus during one of the sessions you can, but you would need to pay for this yourself. Accommodation can be booked along with the modules and is priced at £820 per two-week session.

leeds

United Kingdom - The Leeds International Summer School - FULL

* The exchange places at Leeds are unfortunately fully booked for the summer of 2024. The below information will also be valid for 2025, so feel free to take a look and apply from December 2024 onwards. 

Spend an unforgettable summer studying at the University of Leeds, exploring the UK and making new friends. LISS combines world-class tuition and academic field trips with exciting excursions and social events. Immerse yourself in British culture and society for two or four weeks in July. Find out more at leeds.ac.uk/summer.  

Choose from a diverse range of over 30 academic modules and earn credit: 

  • Arts and Humanities 
  • Business 
  • Engineering and Science 
  • Social Sciences 

Experience the best of what Leeds has to offer academically, culturally and socially with our all-inclusive programme. The LISS fee includes world-class tuition, university accommodation, breakfast and lunch (weekdays) and premium gym membership. Academic field trips, cultural excursions and social activities are also included. Read more about fees and scholarships. Check your eligibility and apply online today

We invite you to join our upcoming online events to find out more about LISS and the vibrant city of Leeds.

If you have any questions regarding the programme/costs/accommodation, please get in touch with the LISS team by emailing summer@leeds.ac.uk

Application deadline: TBA 2025

  • Programme 1: TBA 2025
  • Programme 2: TBA 2025

The LISS fee: Nominated exchange students just pay the non-tuition costs reducing the 4-week fee to £1,850 (usually £3,550) and the 2-week fee to £1,125 (usually £1,975). Please note that exchange students are not eligible for the LISS merit scholarships but can apply for our LISS Champion scholarships.

queenmary

United Kingdom - Queen Mary University of London - FULL

* The exchange places at Queen Mary Summer School are unfortunately fully booked for the summer of 2024. The below information will also be valid for 2025, so feel free to take a look and apply from December 2024 onwards. 

Utrecht Summer School has an ongoing exchange programme with Queen Mary University.

Queen Mary Summer School puts you in charge of your studies. They wish to give you the broadest academic experience, and have courses in science, politics, business, law and the humanities! You can find an overview of their full program here: Course overview.  

You can apply for one summer school course in either of the blocks. Each course takes 3 weeks. 

Application deadline: 24 May 2024

  • Period Session 1: 30 June - 21 July 2024
  • Period Session 2: 21 July - 11 August 2024

PRICE: No tuition fee for UU exchange students. You would need to pay the accommodation fee yourself. As a Queen Mary Summer School student, you will be offered a place on campus in our comfortable accommodation. You’ll have a single room in one of our self-catering flats, so you can meet other students and make friends while you are there. More information is presented on this page.

liverpool

United Kingdom -University of Liverpool

Deadline for applying has passed. Please come back for 2025.

The International Summer School offers you the opportunity to attend modules in Liverpool.

Join other students from around the world, choosing to take a 3-week programme in June or July. 

Please see the website for lots more information including dates and a list of the credit-bearing modules from across all three faculties: https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/internationalsummerschool/  

Take advantage of the brilliant social programme too. Join the summer school, and have the time of your life with Liverpool University this summer by meeting each other digitally!

Application deadline: TBA 2025

  • Programme 1: TBA 2025
  • Programme 2: TBA 2025

Costs

Tuition fee is waived for online and on location modules. If you wish to stay on campus for the duration of your programme you can, but need to pay for this yourself.

ewha

South Korea - EWHA Womans University

Founded in 1886, EWHA Womans University is Korea’s very first institution of higher learning for women. In the summer, both men and women study at EWHA. It has since grown to become one of Asia’s most prestigious universities and one of the largest women’s universities in the world. Over 3,000 students from more than 70 countries visit EWHA each year through various short- and long-term programmes to experience EWHA’s leading global infrastructure and quality education. This summer EWHA will offer their summer courses in-person and online as a hybrid form.

In the summer courses are offered in two different sessions. The first is the International Summer College which lasts 4 weeks. In the second half of the summer they offer their Summer Special Programme: Korean Language & Cultural Session which lasts 2 weeks.

Have a look at the full programme on the EWHA brochure here.

Application deadline: 17 May 2024 (session 1)

  • Session 1: 28 June - 25 July 2024
  • Session 2: 2 August - 14 August 2024 FULL

Costs

The course fee is waived for exchange students nominated by the Utrecht Summer School.