Other Opportunities

Please find below opportunities offered by our partner institutions and other organisations which are not part of our exchange programme offering, but which might interest you.

These opportunities are not coordinated by the University of Reading. You need to do your own research to work out if they are suitable for you. Any tuition/participation costs charged will need to be met by the participant, not by the University of Reading.

Please let the Erasmus & Study Abroad Office know if you decide to apply for any of the programmes listed.

Summer School in Classical Languages | University of Bologna

Applications are now open for the University of Bologna’s Summer School in Classical Languages!

The Summer School offers intensive classes in Greek and Latin (50 hours each) and a complementary Classical Literature class (4 hours). The following courses are available: 

  • Beginners Latin (20 June – 5 July 2022)
  • Intermediate Latin (20 June – 5 July 2022)
  • Beginners Greek (7 – 23 July 2022)

Location: Onsite at the University of Bologna, Italy

Program Fee: Past Erasmus students to Bologna may get a discount! (Check the website for details.)

  • Single course (Greek or Latin): € 900 (Approx. £770)
  • Double course (Greek and Latin): €1450 (Approx. £1,245)

Website: Summer e winter school — Filologia Classica e Italianistica – Ficlit (unibo.it)

Application: Submit the application form and complete the placement test (both available on the programme website above).

Deadline: 10 June 2022

Summer Programmes: Learn French! | University of Rennes 2

CIREFE (Rennes International Center for French Studies for Foreign Students) at Rennes 2 University is accepting applications to their three French summer programmes.

Learn more by following the links below:

Application: Please refer to the website for your programme of interest for application instructions.

Deadline: Summer Courses (30 May 2022) | Summer University (30 June 2022)

Deusto Summer School | University of Deusto

The University of Deusto will once again be holding their annual summer school. Their diverse course offering is designed to develop your career and learn about a variety of relevant topics that will provide you with the knowledge and skills to become a change agent in this context of social transformation.

Courses are offered in English and Spanish, and include ‘How to Model Human Behaviour Using Artificial Intelligence’, ‘Gender Equality in High Education’, ‘Social Justice: Poverty and Criminal Law’ and much more!

Learn more by requesting a brochure via Deusto’s summer school website.

Dates: 20 June – 15 July 2022

Location: Online

Program Fee: Varies by course. Please visit Deusto’s website for course-specific deadlines.

Website: Summer School | Estudios | Deusto

Application: Deusto Summer School | Sign Up

Deadline: Varies by course. Please visit Deusto’s website for course-specific deadlines.

Toulouse & Ljubljana Joint Summer School | TBS Education & University of Ljubljana

The internationally recognized triple-crown business schools, TBS and the University of Ljubljana’s Faculty of Economics, are inviting applications for their Joint Summer School programme. Participants will experience both the French Riviera and Northern Italy, as well as the Innovation Valley of Europe in Toulouse and the perfect blend of east-meets-west in Ljubljana.

The Summer School offers a wide range of business courses for both bachelor and master students. This joint summer school allows students to create their personalized multi-country experience.

Dates: 23 June – 04 July 2022

Location: Toulouse, France | Nice, France | Monaco | Verona, Italy | Ljubljana, Slovenia

Program Fee: €2,500 (Approx. £2,150). Optional hospitality package for the full 6-weeks for an additional €1300 (approx. £1,115).

Website: Joint Summer School – TBS Education | University of Ljubljana | TBS Education

Ljubljana Summer School | University of Ljubljana

The Ljubljana Summer School is a 3-week internationally recognised programme run by the School of Economics and Business at the University of Ljubljana. In 2019 alone, it hosted more than 400 participants from all over the world.

This year, students can choose among 29 courses in-person or online courses delivered in English, ranging from Corporate Finance and Economics to Marketing, Business Strategy and Psychology.

The Summer School is open to both Bachelor/Master students and recent graduates.

Dates: 04 – 22 July 2022

Format: Onsite at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. A selection of courses may also be offered online.

Programme Fee: 500 – 800 EUR (1 course) / 600 – 1050 EUR (2 courses)

Language Requirement: Minimum B2 level in English

Application: Ljubljana Summer School | Application

Website: Ljubljana Summer School | About

Deadline: Early Bird: 16 May 2022 / Standard: 09 June 2022

Intensive Italian Summer Course | University of Bergamo

The Intensive Summer Course, running since 1978 at the University of Bergamo, offers foreign learned an opportunity to immerse themselves in Italian language classes and cultural activities (including cooking, opera singing, literature and tours).

Dates: 11 – 22 July 2022

Format: Online

Programme Fee: €220 – €450

Levels: There are two levels available: beginner (A1) and intermediate (B1). Your level will be decided based on an entry test.

Minimum Age Required: 18

Application: Scheda di iscrizione/Application form (google.com)

Website: Intensive summer course (July) | University of Bergamo (unibg.it)

Deadline: 10 June 2022 (beyond this date, subject to availability)

HKU Summer Institute | Hong Kong University

Hong Kong University are inviting applications for their annual summer programme. As the University of Reading is partnered with HKU, University of Reading students are eligible to receive a 10% discount on HKU’s summer programmes!

HKU are offering a variety of courses including ‘Business Leader for a Changing World’ and ‘Creative Industries: From Start-Up to Success’.

Dates: Dates vary by course with most running between July and August.

Format: Online

Programme Fee: Varies by course

Website: https://summerinstitute.hku.hk

Deadline: 24 June 2022