University of Novi Sad. International Summer School
Three week intensive Serbian language program at the Faculty of Philosophy at Novi Sad University. All levels of Serbian. Housing is in student dormitories.
University of Zagreb. University School of Croatian Language and Culture
The "Little summer school of Croatian language" Given at the Faculty of Philosophy, University of Zagreb.
International Center for Bulgarian Studies (ICBS), University of Veliko Turnovo
International Summer Seminar for Bulgarian Studies (ISSBS). 2 or 3 week program for Bulgarian language at all levels. Housing in a local hotel.
Charles University Institute of Slavonic Studies
Summer School of Slavonic Studies (the LŠSS). A 4 week Czech language program for beginners through advanced levels. Housing is in student residence halls.
Harvard Summer Program in the Czech Republic
5-week course in intensive Czech language and Bohemian culture; 6 wks- mid-Jun to late July.
American Councils ACTR/ACCELS Eurasian Regional Language Programs
Programs in Buryat in Ulan Ude; Georgian and Chechen in Tbilisi ; Kazakh in Almaty; Kyrgyz in Bishkek; Tajik, Persian, and Uzbek in Dushanbe; Ukrainian in Kyiv. Programs are also available for the study of Armenian, Belarusian, Dari, Pashtu, Romanian, Russian, Tatar, Turkmen, Tuvan, and Yakut. Please note that some languages are offered in more than one country.
Columbia's program in Paris for students with at least 1 year of French. Offers French language and area studies classes.
Bryn Mawr College
Advanced French language and culture program based in Avignon, France. Students may live in home stays or in pensions.This program is for students with 3+ years of French.
University of MN at Montpellier
French language program based at the University Paul Valery. Offers French language classes from the beginning to the intermediate levels. 4 or 8 week programs.
Boston University Language and Liberal Arts Program in Grenoble
Intermediate and advanced French language program for students with 3-4 semesters of prior study. Additional classes in French regional studies. A 7 week program from early June to late July.
Human Rights and Conflict Resolution in Strasbourg (Syracuse University)
French language study with a focus on human rights. Program offers lectures by human rights activists and field trips to relevant sites around Strasbourg. A 5 week program from the end of May - early July. Housing in local home stays.
Institute for American Universities
With programs in Aix-en-Provence and Avignon, these program offer French language studies for students from the beginning to advanced levels.
Aix: Beginning-advanced French language courses, content courses in French and English.
Avignon: Site geared more towards those with prior French study.Both programs run 6 weeks from mid June to late July, housing is in home stays.
Intensive Intermediate & Advanced French language program. Additional course work in French history and media.
Freie Universitaet Berlin: FUBiS
German language classes at all levels based at the FUBerlin. See Richard Korb of the German Department for details & for scholarship opportunities
University of Wisconsin- Madison at Bonn University
German language program for students with at least 1 semester of German. Program is usually for the month of August.
A language institute with 16 locations in Germany. 4 and 8 week programs open to students at all language levels.
Greece & Classics
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, School of Modern Languages
One month intensive course in Modern Greek at the beginner, intermediate and advanced levels.
American College of Thessaloniki
One month in Northern Greece. Up to two NEASC accredited courses. Cultural and academic studies.
Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, School of Modern Greek Language
Greek language program for students with at least one semester of prior study. IASTE participant.
Cornell University Summer Session
Cultural immersion program in Crete, Greece. Program offers field trips. Usually runs from May-June.
Institute for Balkan Studies (IMXA)
The International Summer School is a four-week program located in Peraia, a seaside resort near Thessaloniki. This program offers intensive Modern Greek language at all levels, plus courses in Greek History, Culture and Literature.
Summer Modern Greek Language Program (College Year In Athens)
Sessions in the beginning, intermediate and advanced levels of Modern Greek. Sessions are held in Athens, Paros & Karystos.
Lexia International (Budapest)
Summer program in Budapest based at the Eötvös Collegium. Hungarian at 3 levels and regional studies elective (in English.). Housing is in local student dorms.
Renewable Energy, Technology, and Resource Economics(SIT)
In Reykjavik, Akureyri and the western fjords, students explore how Iceland's renewable energy policy and resources fit into the larger national agenda. Students visit significant geological and energy sites in northern Iceland. Program offers an intro course in Icelandic language.
Columbia in Venice
Italian Language program including cultural studies and art history in Venice at Ca'Foscari.
Vassar College: Summer in Siena
Italian language program for Italian language students of all levels & Italian studies courses based at the University of Siena.
Harvard Summer School Program in Abruzzo (Chieti and Vasto), Italy
Programs focuses on history and sociology of Italian gastronomy and language. For students with at least one year of Italian. 5 week program.
Boston University Language and Liberal Arts Program in Padova
Program offers beginning to advanced Italian language courses and two content courses in English. Offers a literature course for advanced students. Students will live in home stays, and program runs for 6 weeks.
Program offers Italian language courses at the beginning and intermediate levels, and Art history & history courses in English.
University of Oslo International Summer School
Norwegian language, culture and society, courses taught in English; varied courses available; dorm housing provided, 6 wks- late June to early August.
Jagiellonian University (UJ)
Summer School of Polish Language and Culture (Krakow).Three-, four- and six-week programs in Polish language with optional regional electives in English & Polish. Housing is in local student dorms.
American Councils (ACTR/ACCELS)
Advanced Russian Language and Area Studies Program (RLASP)
All levels of Russian taught at three sites: Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Vladimir. Students stay in residence halls or home stays; Program runs from the second week of June to the first week of August
American Councils Business Russian Language and Internship (BRLI) Program
Program focuses on the language of Russian business with an internship averaging ten to fifteen hours per week at a multinational company, business, or non-governmental organization agency in Russia. Moscow International University and the Russian State Pedagogical (Gertsen) University in St. Petersburg host this program. Advanced speakers only.
Bard College. Institute for International Liberal Education/Smolny College (St. Petersburg)
The Bard-Smolny Summer Language Intensive (SLI) is designed for those who want to have an immersion experience after having completed between two and six semesters of college-level Russian language. Both four- and eight-week programs are offered.
CIEE Summer Russian Program in St. Petersburg
For students with 4 semesters of Russian. Advanced language classes with regional studies in English. Home stay with a Russian family.
University of Ljubljana. Centre for Slovene as a Second/Foreign Language
2 or 4 week course in Slovene language in July. Beginners through advanced levels. Housing in local student residence.
International Studies, Organizations, and Social Justice(SIT)
Based in Geneva, the program examines the history and development of international organizations, the role of international organizations in the new millennium, and NGOs, as well as a critique of organizational strategies, mandates, and resources Culminates in a student research project. Great for students studying Human Rights.
There is a two-part application process for this program: an internal Columbia approval process called 'clearance' and an external admission application submitted directly to this program. Click "Start an Application" above for instructions and to begin.