Summer Courses in Göteborg 2013

Do you want to study Swedish as a foreign language? At Folkuniversitetet courses are offered to both groups and individuals in Swedish as a foreign language at all levels from beginner to advanced.

Course participants can choose how much they want to study and when. There are daytime and evening courses. Course participants can study intensively every day or at a slower pace if they would like to combine study with work. Folkuniversitetet also offers companies and public administration offices tailor-made solutions that can be adjusted to their individual needs.

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Helsinki Summer School: 6. – 22. August 2013

Helsinki Summer School is a three-week academic event organised every August by University of Helsinki, Aalto University and Hanken School of Economics. Each year we give advanced degree students from over 60 countries an unforgettable experience that combines academic studies with a wide range of cultural and social activities.

This summer Helsinki Summer School is organized in August 6 to 22 and our course offering includes all together 17 fully credited courses covering a wide range of academic fields. All our courses are designed to challenge and inspire you in any field that holds your interest. In Helsinki, a city known for design, technology and a vibrant cultural life, you’ll discover the perfect environment for studying, making new friends and having fun!

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DGfS Sommerschule “Sprachentwicklung: Evolution, Wandel, Erwerb”

12. - 30. August 2013

Die Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin lädt fortgeschrittene Studenten (M.A. oder Doktoranden) der Linguistik und verwandter Fächer ein, an einer 3-wöchigen Sommerschule im August 2013 teilzunehmen. Die Veranstaltung wird gemeinsam von der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS), dem Max-Planck-Institut für Psycholinguistik und dem Exzellenzcluster 264 - TOPOI organisiert.

Die Sommerschule bietet Kurse aus sprachwissenschaftlicher, genetischer, anthropologischer und archäologischer Perspektive an, die verschiedenste Aspekte der Gebiete Sprachevolution, Sprachwandel und Spracherwerb betrachten.

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Intensive Summer Course in Finnish Language and Culture: June 24 – July 12 2013

The joy of learning in the most beautiful part of Finland!
Come and enjoy the international atmosphere, study Finnish language and get to know the Finnish way of life in the intensive course of the Summer University of Jyväskylä.
There are three highly professional and dedicated teachers. Also there are two leisure time coordinators with whom the students:

  • Take trips to Finnish nature, visit open-air dances and concerts
  • Sit around a campfire and have a sauna
  • And have fun time together

Every year approximately 40 people from 20 different countries participate in the course. The youngest students have been 17 years old and the oldest over 70 years old.


The course consists of five contact teaching lessons during week-days (5 x 45 minutes), total of 80 lessons, 6 ECTS. The lessons will be given mainly in Finnish, but English will be used if necessary. The size of the group is about 15 students.

There will also be a possibility of additional teaching lessons for extra fee. These classes are taught by the teachers of the intensive course.


The course is aimed at everyone over the age of 17 and who is interested in Finnish language and culture. No other qualifications are required. We offer instruction in Finnish for both beginners and advanced students, as well as experienced students (A1-C2).


We also organize versatile recreational activities and experiences evenings and weekends. Part of the programme is free of charge. Students get to know Finnish nature, culture and customs in an authentic environment.

There will also be an urban arts festival in Jyväskylä in June. Please see the website:


The course will take place in Jyväskylä, at Salmia Training and De-velopment Centre on the shore of lake Päijänne. Salmia also offers a choice of accommodation for extra charge. Further information

Deadline for room reservation is May 14.


The course fee is 595 € (course materials included)


Please sign up for the course by 14th of May. You can register by phone, email or filling a registration form at

Applicants are accepted for the course in the order of registration.

Summer University of Jyväskylä

P.O.Box 35

FIN-40014 University of Jyväskylä, FINLAND

Email: Phone: +358 44 760 3720

Tallinn Summer School

The eighth Tallinn Summer School of Tallinn University takes place from July 15th to August 2nd. In 2013, Tallinn Summer School is organized together with four other universities in Tallinn. The programme includes more than 30 courses in various fields (languages, humanities and social sciences, creative workshops). This year the programme is mainly focused on creativity, offering courses from interpreting film language to designing serious games, from poetry writing to creative psychotherapy, from photography to creative entrepreneurship.

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Lithuanian Language Summer Course (EILC)

Dear student,
If you still have no plans for the summer, this might be a wonderful plan!
We would like to inform you about the annual Lithuanian Language and Culture Summer Course (EILC) at Vytautas Magnus University in Kaunas, Lithuania.

Time: July 22 – August 17, 2013
Duration: 4 weeks

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Summer Universities in Finnland: Finnish Language and Culture Courses

The Association of Summer Universities in Finland has listed summer universities FINNISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE courses 2013.

The Summer Universities in Finland have over 30 years of experience in organising Finnish language and culture courses. Annually more than 1,000 non-Finnish speakers from all parts of the world participate in the courses. The course levels vary from level 0 up to level B2-C1. It is also possible to take part in courses on special themes, such as oral or written communication. More and more courses are provided online, which makes it possible to participate from other countries as well.

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Informationen des Finnland-Instituts

Das Finnland-Institut in Deutschland wirkt seit 1994 als Forum zwischen Finnland und dem deutschsprachigen Europa in den Bereichen Kultur, Wissenschaft und Wirtschaft. Als Informations- und Kontaktzentrum bieten es neben einem umfassenden Veranstaltungsprogramm und der Institutsbibliothek auch Hilfe bei allen finnlandbezogenen Themen in den genannten Gebieten an.

Eine der zentralen Aufgaben besteht darin, Studierende an deutschen Hochschulen über die Studien- und Praktikumsmöglichkeiten in Finnland zu informieren und die Zusammenarbeit der deutschen Hochschulen mit den finnischen Hochschulen zu fördern.

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Intensivkurs Baltikum

Die Deutschbaltische Studienstiftung veranstaltet vom 22. – 29.09.2013 den Intensivkurs Baltikum zu dem Thema „Ich, wir und die anderen“ - Vorurteile, Stereotypen und Abgrenzung.

Der Intensivkurs richtet sich an eingeschrieben Studenten europäischer Hochschulen aller Fachrichtungen. Er setzt bei den Teilnehmern die Bereitschaft zu intensiver Mitarbeit und konzentrierter Auseinandersetzung voraus. Unterrichtssprache ist Deutsch, in Ausnahmefällen Englisch.

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Lithuanian State Scholarships For The Academic Year 2013-2014

Education Exchanges Support Foundation takes pleasure in offering Lithuanian state scholarships for students, lecturers or researchers during the academic year 2013-2014 for candidates from: Belgium (Flanders), Denmark, Iceland, Italy, Japan, China, Mexico, France, Switzerland, Turkey, Hungary and Germany.

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