Winter Sessions (J-term)
In winter, many institutions in the southern hemisphere offer a long break between the two semesters, often several weeks during the the months December and February. Together with the currently rising amount of mobile students worldwide, there can also be seen a rising demand as also offer of short-term study programs worldwide during this period.
This section therefore shall enhance knowledge and information about suitable short-term study opportunities during that time of the year. Interested students and persons can find available programs below, and can refine the search results by using filter.
For information and offers on social engagement programs and language courses, which also can be offered during just a short period of time early each year, please consult our filter or the relevant menus.
Besides the programs listed here on StudyAdvisor, a wide range of international short-term programs is available at www.summer-programs.org. The platform 'Summer Programs' offers information and study offers on global short-term and summer programs in different academics areas. Major areas are the program listings with advertised programs from universities and institutions around the world, presented also on a global program map. Information is also available on social engagement programs, teen activity and pre-university programs, summer camps, Winter Sessions, and language courses in many different countries.
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3 months ago by Martin Scheer from Germany
Complete Filmmaking Summer course Website: https://aub.ac.uk/courses/summer-courses/film-making-summer/ 24 July -10 August 2018 The course is comprehensive and covers a great deal of information. Working in small groups you will develop a screenplay, shooting script and storyboard for a short fiction film, taking part in pre-production tasks such as casting, and developing a narrative, before beginning the live film shoot and post-production sessions. Have a look at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YR0k7W2Zt_g to see a a short film of the Summer 2017 course. It will give you a good idea of what to expect.read more
3 months ago by Martin Scheer from Germany
Creative Photography Portfolio Website: https://aub.ac.uk/courses/summer-courses/photography-summer/ 24 July -10 August 2018 It’s a great way to improve your technical skills and understanding of visual imagery whilst developing a portfolio of work in a variety of photographic styles. The course incorporates studio shoots including still life, portraiture and commercial and a series of location shoots to capture some of the most impressive coastlines and landscapes in the area, as well as exploring urban photography. Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qbTPljQtFE for a short video of the 2017 Summer course to give you an idea what to expect in 2018.read more
4 months ago by Martin Scheer from Germany
Dates for 2018: - Arrival date: Sun 17 June 2018 (Classes start Mon 18 June at 09h00) - Departure date: Sat 30 June 2018 (Classes finish Fri 29 June at 17h00) Location: Brussels School of International Studies, 2a Boulevard Louis Schmidtlaan, Etterbeek, 1040, Brussels Credit Transfer Option: Equivalent to 10 Credits (ECTS 5) for transfer purposes. Wide range of lectures covering topics about "Europe and the World": - The EU as a peacemaker - an introduction to mediation and negotiation - Climate Change: EU and International Policy Responses - Brexit and the future EU-UK foreign and security policy interrelationship - European Memory Wars - Common Security and Defence Policy - Europe and Emerging Powers - The European Union and Neighbouring Countries - Fieldtrip: Visit to the World War One Battlefields - The Future of the Eurozone - International and European Migration - Introduction to EU Politics - Life in the European Parliament - Workshop: Finding Your Dream Job Please note the further Summer Schools by the University of Kent, offered in Canterbury, UK, and Paris, France. Information about all Kent Summer Schools can be found at https://www.kent.ac.uk/summerschools/.read more