Other Partner Summer School Programs

NOTE: Summer 2024 program applications have closed. Check back in the winter for updates for 2025 programs. Email internationalprograms@kpu.ca or book an appointment to best plan ahead and have your questions answered

 


UMAP Opportunities:

1. Discovery Camp: Airlangga Adventure - Closed

  • What: Universitas Airlangga is reopening opportunities for international students (non-Indonesian Citizens) to take part in AIRVENTURE 2024. This program will focus on preserving marine habitats with the theme "Protecting Marine Biodiversity". Through AIRVENTURE, participants are expected to be able to observe and explore the protection, preservation, management and restoration of biodiversity as natural resources that should be taking care for. This program raises an SDG theme, namely “Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss”
    • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is June 13
    • When: August 25th 2024 - September 4th 2024
    • Where: Universitas Airlangga, Indonesia
    • Who: For all KPU students
    • Cost: 
      • Tuition: Free

2. Summer course: Climate change, impacts and adaptation in the Tropical Andes, Colombia. - Closed

  • What: This course is designed to present a comprehensive approach on climate change in the Tropical Andes of Colombia, through lectures on the geography of the Andes, its physical conditions (climate, atmospheric dynamics, glaciers, ecohydrology) and biotic aspects (ecosystems and vegetation), how these respond to climate change, and some of the adaptation strategies to be considered. It will be complemented with guided visits to representative places in Medellin and its surroundings, and a final field trip to a representative mountain area near the city of Manizales (National Park Los Nevados), to apply the theory from lectures and recognize scientific research conducted in the zone.
    • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is June 13
    • When: August 12th 2024 - August 25th 2024
    • Where: Universidad EIA, Envigado, Colombia
    • Who: For all KPU students
    • Cost: 
      • Tuition: $2,111.43 CAD

3. FPT Summer Camp, Vietnam - Closed

  • What: FPT Summer Camp Program opens up a Summer paradise for students to enjoy unique cultural experiences as well as develop interpersonal skills. Program components are expertly curated to create a well-rounded journey for all international participants. to learn more here.
    • July Session: Entrepreneurship 
    • August Session: Global Citizenship or English Communication
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is June 15
  • When: 
    • July Session: July 14 - July 23 2024
    • August Session: August 11 - August 20 2024
  • Where: FPT University,  Hà Nội, Vietnam
  • Who: For all KPU students
  • Cost: 
    • Tuition: $600 USD

4. Study Abroad Program, Thailand - Closed

  • What: The program has specially been designed for non-Thai participants to join; Projected based practical English usage, Activity based Thai language and culture studies, Cross cultural adventure, Thai Cultural Exploration and Corporate Visit, Volunteer project & Community Service, with Orientation & Certificate Awarding.
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is June 15th
  • When: August 17 - August 31, 2024
  • Where: Sripatum University, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Who: For all KPU students
  • Cost: 
    • Tuition: $1200 USD
    • Housing: $240 per month average
    • Cost of Living $180 per month average

5. ADARM Summer Program, Thailand - Closed

  • What: ADARM Summer Program exposes students to the international and multicultural learning and knowledge exchange system at AIT, and also to the culture and practices in Thailand with experiential learning on sustainable aquaculture production and aquatic resources management including innovation and advancements of the sector in South and Southeast Asian Countries.
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is June 15th
  • When: July 8th - July 19th 2024
  • Where: Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
  • Who: For all KPU students
  • Cost: 
    • Tuition Fee: $1500
    • Average Housing Cost: $250/month
    • Cost of Living: $450/month

Closed:

1. VIA University College, Denmark - Closed

  • What: In-person International Summer School. More details can be found on their website here.
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is February 27th
  • When: Depending upon the course between 29th July - 31st August, 2024. Check here.
  • Where: In-person through the VIA University College in Denmark in their Viborg and Aarhus C campuses.
  • Who: This is for students in Sustainability, Entrepreneurship, Health, Animation, Construction, and Crowd sourcing  For in-depth details, see here.
  • Cost: Depending upon the course. Check here.

2. Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany - Closed

  • What: In-person International Summer School for Engineering students. More details can be found here. The program is intended for advanced undergraduate students in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Industrial Engineering
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is February 27th 2024. Successful applicants will then be nominated to apply to the University by their deadline of March 23rd, 2024
  • When: July 8th - August 9th, 2024.
  • Where: In person through the Munich University of Applied Sciences in Munich, Germany with excursions to Bavarian lake, Olympic memorials and beer garden. 
  • Who: This is for students in Engineering programs wanting an international experience in Germany.  
  • Cost: The program fee of €1,890 covers: tuition for the German Language and Culture class, two subject courses, the official cultural and social program, free internet access at the university and a welcome package. For students from partner universities, the fee is reduced to €1,750. Accommodation charges are €1,200 per person for 34 nights in a triple or quad bedroom. Please find details about the housing and options on their website.

3. University for the Creative Arts, UK  Closed

  • What: In-person International Summer School. More details can be found here
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is February 27th. Successful applicants will then be nominated to apply to the University by their deadline. 
  • When: July 7th - July 20th or July 28th - August 10th
  • Where: In person through the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham, England with free Heathrow airport pick-up and excursions near London. 
  • Who: For anyone interested in art, design, multimedia film production, graphic design, fashion textiles, architecture, interior design, and creative studies. 
  • Cost: £2,400 (Early bird: £2,250) The costs include accommodation (catered), the academic program, materials, and weekly excursions. There will be optional extra excursions available for students that will be explained upon arrival.  

4. University of Guanajuato, Mexico - Closed

  • What: In-person International Summer School. Click here for more information in English and here for more information in Spanish
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is February 27th
  • When: Depending upon the course between 20th June - 1st August, 2024. Check here.
  • Where: In-person through the Guanajuato University in Guanajuato, Mexico.
  • Who: This is for students in Art, Sciences, Law, Engineering, Economics.
  • Cost: No tuition when nominated from KPU. You just need to pay for travel, accommodation, and personal expenses.

5.  Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Brazil - CLOSED

  • What: Program taught in English for science students revolving around Water Management, Sustainability and Pollution.
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is January 29th 2024. Successful applicants will then be nominated to apply to the University
  • When: May 2nd - June 21st 
  • Where: In Person at the University of Mackenzie in São Paulo
  • Who: This is for students interested in understanding the environmental, social and technical impacts of pollution and treatment.
  • Cost: No tuition when nominated from KPU. You just need to pay for travel, accommodation, and personal expenses. 

6. Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences, Germany - CLOSED

  • What: In-person International Summer School for Engineering students. The program is intended for advanced undergraduate students in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Industrial Engineering. More details are on the website here and in the  pamphlet here .
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is January 29th 2024. Successful applicants will then be nominated to apply to the University by their deadline of January 31st, 2024
  • When: July 25th - August 18th, 2024.
  • Where: In person through the Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences in Giessen
  • Who: This is for students in Engineering programs wanting an international experience in Germany.  
  • Cost:  No tuition when nominated from KPU. You just need to pay a small participation fee, for transportation, accommodation, and personal expenses. 

7. Toulouse Business School (TBS), France & Spain or Slovenia - Closed

  • What: In-person International Summer School. More details can be found on their website here and their brochure here.
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is April 9, 2024. Successful applicants will then be nominated to apply to the University by their deadline of April 15, 2024.
  • When: For 6 weeks or opt out and just stay for 3 weeks.
  • Where: Toulouse, France from June 12 - June 30th, 2024 then travel through the French Pyrenees to Spain to continue the program in Barcelona from July 3 - July 21, 2024
  • Who: ALL PROGRAMS. Courses are mainly in business with some related to Design. 
  • Cost: Students from university partners will receive a discount of 250. For more detailed information see the brochure here.
    • Single-campus option | 1800 program (Optional 850 hospitality package)
    • International Summer School Program, a 6-week program | 3600
    • Optional hospitality package, 6-week package | 1700

8. Ryukoku University in Kyoto, Japan  - Closed

  • What: Unique opportunity to learn Japanese language, history and culture with lectures in Japanese Language, Society and culture, and Buddhism. Participants will explore the country's past and present through excursions to locations in Kyoto and the Kansai Region. More details are in their flyer here and wesbite here
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is April 9, 2024. Successful applicants will then be nominated to apply to the University by their deadline of April 14, 2024.
  • When: July 1 - 13, 2024.
  • Where: Kyoto and the Kansai "quintessential" region of Japan.
  • Who: ALL PROGRAMS
  • Cost: 200,000 JPY (conversion rates to Canadian may change and this would be around $1,800.00 CA). Accommodation and field trips are included. Personal expenses, transportation to Japan and back, and other fees are not included. See program information for details. \

9. HUFS Summer School, South Korea - Closed

  • What: In-person International Summer School in South Korea. More details can be found here. The following courses have been assessed: Korean Cinema: An International Success (3 credits) for KPU's LANC 1xxx (3 credits) and Korean Popular Culture and Media (3 credits) for KPU's LANC 1xxx (3 credits). For more course info, click here.
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is April 26, 2024. HUFS deadline is April 30th.
  • When: July 11 - August 9, 2024. 
  • Where: In-person summer school through HUFS, South Korea.
  • Who: This is for all students interested in Korean and Asian studies or Business in Asia. 
  • Cost: Total tuition fees is approx. 1500 USD. There is a 25% discount for nominated students in the cost. For more information click here.

10. Nottingham Trent University (NTU), UK - Closed

  • What: In-person Summer School with 19 courses. More details can be found on their website here and in this brochure here
    • Below is a list of confirmed transfer credit courses. If you are interested in other courses let us know. 
      1. GLB_001 Financial Markets and Investments (10 credits) for KPU’s ACCT 3380 (3 credits) 
      2. GLB_001 Photography and Heritage (10 credits) for KPU’s FINA 1xxx (3 Credits)
      3. GLB_001 - Cybercrime and Cyber-Security (10) for KPU’s CRIM 3xxx (3 credits)
      4. GLB_001 - Crime Investigations (10) for KPU’s CRIM 3xxx (3 credits)
      5. GLB_001 - Serious and Organized Crime (10) for KPU’s CRIM 3120 (3 credits)
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is May 28th
  • When: 15 - 26 July
  • Where: In-person through Nottingham Trent University in the UK. 
  • Who: This is open to all students wanting an international experience in the UK. List of courses are here.
  • Cost: £1,200 (English Garden Design and Smart Agriculture and Future Crops - £1,510). You would also need to pay for travel, accommodation, and personal expenses. 

11. Beijing University of Chinese Medicine Summer Program 2024 - Closed

  • What: This 14 day non-credit summer program in Beijing, China will allow KPU students with or without TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) background to join a KPU-only customized TCM summer program through Beijing University of Chinese Medicine’s Centre for International Chinese Language and TCM Education. The Chinese Medicine Experience Centre provides an opportunity for visitors to learn about the TCM culture. For more details see their brochure here.
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is June 11, 2024, please email mailto:internationalprograms@kpu.ca if interested.
  • When: August 24th to September 7th, 2024 
  • Where: In-person in Beijing, China
  • Who: For KPU Faculty of Health Students with a TCM background or interested in TCM.
  • Cost: This program is partially funded including: on-campus accommodation, food on campus and excursions. You are in charge of the following costs:
    • Airfare
    • Pocket money
    • Travel medical and trip cancellation insurance
    • Visa/passport fees

12. Toyo University, Japan - Closed

  • What: The program includes intensive Japanese language for absolute beginners and culture classes. Participants will have the chance to learn with Toyo University Japanese students in interactive classes. Plus, we've got a field trip to Mt. Fuji with Toyo students lined up for students to understand its environmental issues and SDGs better. Learn more about this program on their YouTube page here.
  • Application: extended to June 13th 2024.
  • When: August 19th to 31st, 2024 
  • Where: In-person at Toyo University in Japan
  • Who: This is for students who are absolute beginners in Japanese and want to learn more about the language and culture. For more course info, click here.
  • Cost: Participation fee after discount is 203,00 yen (approx. $1820 CAD).

13. ICT Summer School at Metropolia, Finland - Closed

  • What: the list of courses and more can be found on the website. All the courses are taught in English and are mostly in person.
  • Application: The deadline to apply through KPU is June 13, 2024. 
  • When: August 5-23, 2024
  • Where: It is held at Metropolia Myyrmaki campus in the city of Vantaa, Finland close to the capital of Helsinki where the airport is located. 
  • Who: This is for students wanting an international experience in Finland and are interested in information and communication technologies. 
  • Cost: No tuition when nominated from KPU. You just need to pay for travel, accommodation, and personal expenses. 

14. CommTECH Camp  2024, Wonderful Indonesia - ITS Surabaya, Indonesia - Closed

  • What: CommTECH Camp: Wonderful Indonesia will address the topic of Smart Ocean: Blue Energy for Blue Economy. This program offers a captivating exploration into Indonesia's vast oceanic potential, aims to educate and empower young individuals interested in maritime industries and ocean conservation. Through a series of workshops, seminars, and hands-on activities, participants learn about the latest technologies, sustainable practices, and emerging trends in the maritime sector. The program also focuses on fostering leadership skills. encouraging innovation. and promoting a deeper understanding
    of the importance of ocean health and sustainability for future generations.
  • Application:  June 13th 2024. Applicants must submit registration form below.
  • When: July 18th, 2024 to July 26th, 2024 
  • Where: The program consists of an optional online pre-onsite program and also onsite program in ITS Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Who: This is for students who are passionate about maritime studies and ocean conservation
  • Cost: Tuition is $1,600 USD (approx. $2189.36 CAD)

15. CommTECH Camp  2024, Innovation in engineering - ITS Surabaya, Indonesia - OPEN

  • What: CommTECH Camp: Innovation in Engineering offers a captivating exploration into ITS's vast innovation in the engineering field, aims to educate and empower young individuals interested in IOT and the productions of cars. Through a series of workshops, seminars, and hands-on activities, participants learn about the latest technologies, sustainable practices, and emerging trends in the maritime sector. The program also focuses on fostering leadership skills. encouraging innovation. and promoting a deeper understanding of the importance of autonomous and efficient cars for future generations.
  • Application:  June 13th 2024. Applicants must submit registration form below.
  • When: August 26th, 2024 to September 6th, 2024 
  • Where: In-person at  ITS Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Who: This is for students who are passionate about engineering, interested in IOT and car production.
  • Cost: Tuition is $1,600 USD (approx. $2189.36 CAD)

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