The World of Engineering – Summer 2021

Coming soon and online for 2021: the Carl Benz School of Engineering Summer Program. Join part of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Carl Benz School online this summer to learn more about the fascinating world of engineering.

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Students aged 16 and up with an interest in science and engineering can join the summer program to get hands-on experience in a variety of interesting scientific topics: like railway system technologies, Automotive Engineering, robotics, Energy Engineering and Virtual Engineering.


Carl Benz School Summer Program Dates:

Students ages 16+ can join us for one of the following virtual programs:

  • Week I: July 19th – 23rd, 2021
  • Week II: July 26th – 30th, 2021

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What to expect:

Back by popular demand, we once again offer our CBS Summer Schools virtually this year with new programs including:

  • Fascinating lectures
  • Hands-on activities
  • Chat with CBS Students to learn from their experience
  • Active sports breaks

Apply today:

It takes only a few steps to save your spot. Click here for the online registration page. To register, please fill out the short form.

Click here to register from now on until

May 31st, 2021.


Apply to EEI or BMEI at the Johns Hopkins Engineering Innovation for Summer 2021

Designed for intellectually curious high-school students, the Johns Hopkins Engineering Innovation’s online summer courses allow curiosity to flourish through imaginative, hands-on STEM-based activities.


Registration is now open for summer 2021.

Offered virtually this summer, Explore Engineering Innovation is designed by trusted scientists and engineers from Johns Hopkins University, so you can be sure the academic rigor and ingenuity runs deep throughout the course. Participants build a spaghetti bridge, program a microcontroller, pitch an imaginary product or service, and more. Students also have the opportunity to earn college credit.

In Biomedical Engineering Innovation students model biological systems and design experiments to test their models. They use engineering principles to solve problems that are biological, physiological, and/or medical. Ever wonder how to improve your body’s strength, efficiency, or reaction time? Test your own theory during the independent research project. Students who earn an A or B will receive three college credits from Johns Hopkins.


Watch a short video that highlights how the innovation are reimagining engineering—one future at a time.

Apply to EEI or BMEI soon, as spaces fill fast.


Summer Programs 2021

On behalf of Institute for Peace & Dialogue, Pathways would like to inform students about the next Summer Programs in Basel, Switzerland.

Applicants can choose between the 13th Summer Academy and the 3-Month Research Program which may be combined with the 13th Summer Academy participation depending on the applicants` desire and filled application.


Participants will have access to expert knowledge and hands-on experience as all facilitators are specialists with years of experience academically and professionally in their respective fields. This is truly a great opportunity not to be missed to get or refresh the knowledge, skills and create new worldwide friendship and networks.

The call is also available online at: https://www.ipdinstitute.ch/Trainings-Events/Summer-Programs-2021-Training-3-Month-Research-Program/

Early Bird Application & Payment Deadline: 5 May, 2021

Late Application & Payment Deadline: 1 July, 2021


13 Days Summer Academy Class Topics

Ms. Hoenig, Gundhild Class Days: 4 & 5 August, 2021

Day 1 Topic (Whole class day): Effective conflict intervention through Conflict-Coaching and Mediation across Cultures

Day 2 Topic (Whole class day): Diversity and Inclusion – intention and approach across cultures and faiths

Doc. Dr. Alexander Weisner Class Days: 6 & 7 August, 2021

Day 1 Topic (Whole Class Day): Conflict Analysis Tools and Techniques

Day 2 Topic (Half Class Day): Planning of Intervention in Conflicts

Mr. Joe Gerada Class Days: 9 & 10 August, 2021

Day 1 Topic (Whole class day): Mediation concepts and processes

Day 2 Topic (Whole class day): Leadership in Mediation

Prof. Alicia Cabezudo Class Days: 11 & 12 August, 2021

Day 1 Topic (Whole class day): Culture of peace and conflict transformation building by peaceful means

Day 2 Topic (Half class day): Interpersonal dialogue and cross-cultural negotiations

Mr. Marc Finaud Class Days: 13 & 14 August, 2021

Day 1 Topic (Whole class day): Conflict mapping and security policy prioritization (with exercise)

Day 2 Topic (Whole class day): Communication and chairing skills (with exercise)

Scholarship & Discount

– 10% discount for Alumni of IPD programs

– 10% discount for paying together with group of participants (More than 2 person)

– 10% discount for Annual ProPeace Members

For Registration 2021-2022 – www.ipdinstitute.ch

Participation Options in Summer Programs 2021 (Please state in your email which following type of participation you wish)

– As Full Participant

– As Guest Participant

– As Researcher

– As Presenter

– As Sponsor: Benefits for Sponsors & Call for Sponsors for 2021- 2022



In case of any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at fhuseynli@ipdinstitute.ch


Summer Discover – Summer Institute for Gifted

SIG: The Summer Institute for the Gifted, the esteemed three-week program for gifted and talented students ages 5-17, will now be operated by Summer Discovery.

What does this mean for students? SIG adds more than 75 exciting and challenging STEAM, humanities, and fitness courses to the Summer Discovery portfolio of program offerings, hosted at prestigious college campuses nationwide, and a dedicated team of professionals to assist students and families.

Please join UCLA, Summer Discovery on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 for an in depth look at the SIG programs as well as the application and enrollment processes.


To register for the virtual training, please click on one of the links below:

• Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 8:30am (EDT)
• Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 1:00pm (EDT)
• Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 8:30pm (EDT)

If you register for one of the webinars and then find you cannot join, UCLA will send you a recording and PDF of the presentation for reference. Please join UCLA in welcoming SIG to the Summer Discovery family. In the meantime, if students have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Summer Discovery team:

Susan Kornick, Relationship Manager – Educational Consultants and Advisors at susank@summerdiscovery.com or +1-516-414-5556

Halley Campbell, Relationship Manager – Schools and Associations at halley@summerdiscovery.com or +1-516-414-5524


Shibaura Institute of Technology 2020 Summer Internship

Greetings from SIT. It is my great pleasure to introduce you all to 8th Research Summer Internship Program for international high school students under the Top Global University Project of Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Govt. of Japan. The event’s major purpose was to inspire international high school students to not only embrace science and engineering as a career choice but also to actuate them to step further to scientific studies and build up an academic career at Japanese universities. This program is also a great opportunity to get in touch with the diversity of foreign cultures, to meet and work with students of various nationalities, including Japanese ones. Last year, 63 students from worldwide international schools had participated.

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Oxford Study Centre Programmes 2020


We are still welcoming applications for our 2020 summer programmes. Many of the programmes for older students are taught in the University, an inspiring and beautiful environment. Younger students are  taught at the OISC teaching centre. Students (and their teachers!) of all ages are welcome and we offer  a wide range of options, including:


  1. Language, Culture and Communication.  Students are  taught in international groups , unless closed group teaching has been requested , and are grouped according to age and level. The option of examination preparation (IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge) is offered  .


  1. Academic preparation for a wide range of international examinations, including  IB at HL and SL, (including TofK and Extended essay support if required) , Advanced Placement, Abitur, A level, A/S, (I)GCSE, with all syllabuses and subjects offered. The course includes Study Skills .


  1. Oxford and Cambridge University interview and test preparation. The seminars are  led by experienced Oxford and Cambridge tutors, including people from admissions in colleges of the University. We prepare students for the written tests at and before the interview  such as ELAT, TSA, etc  and include advice on the Personal Statement and UCAS.


  1. Boarding School entrance tests including ISEB,UKISET, and other entrance and scholarship examinations, including 13+ and 16+.


  1. Programmes for Teachers. We welcome teachers and educational managers from all over the world. Many come to us through the Erasmus Plus programme. There are a range of options, including Refresher Courses, Early Years , and CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning).


  1. Create your own Oxford Adventure! This pathway offers students the opportunity to flexibly design their own programme and to discover the joys of Oxford, whilst continuing their education and broadening their horizons.


Some students take these programmes to enhance their existing studies, and possibly gain accreditation from their own high school or college. Others see the Oxford programme as an exciting way to widen their cultural and educational experience as part of a gap year.  Over 30 subjects are offered, ranging from the Sciences, Mathematics, Liberal Arts, Languages , Business and Economics and many others.  The choice of subjects (two for each stay of two weeks) is agreed with OISC in advance, and our staff are always happy to offer advice.


Accommodation options

  1. Host families, which have been inspected and approved
  2. The University (age 16+)  with ensuite rooms
  3. The Residence (age 14+) which offers en suite rooms,


Cultural and Leisure programme

During July and August we arrange cultural, sports and leisure activities each weekday afternoon. These include punting on the river, visits to galleries and museums, the Colleges of the University with their beautiful architecture dating from medieval times, and (for younger students) the Harry Potter tour. At weekends we arrange full day excursions to destinations such as Stratford and Warwick, London , and the South Coast.


Fees and other charges


English Language only: 20 lessons: £300  per week

          ( £275 per week for courses of more than 4 weeks  ) 

English Language only: 30 lessons : £400 per week

          ( £375 per week for courses of more than 4 weeks  )

 Teachers’ programmes: 30 lessons : £450 per week 

All other programmes: £550 per week


(IB, ALevel, (I)GCSE etc

These  include: A choice of one or two subjects (20 lessons per week in small groups, or individual tuition of equivalent value if group tuition is not available in a subject).

Individual programme (any subjects) £950 per week

This includes 20 private lessons


Extra individual tuition: £50 per lesson

We include without charge advice on British Universities, Boarding schools and other aspects of education for any students who would like to discuss their future plans during the course.


Host family :£250 per week  

                         £250 per week (under 16); £270 per week (under 12)

Residence : £480 per week 

University : £650 per week


Accommodation is in single rooms (unless friends wish to share) with half board and weekend lunches. The University and the Residence provide private bathrooms.

Students arrive Sundays and leave on Saturdays. Since school holidays differ internationally there are no set dates, and students may stay for any number of weeks .

Cultural activities and weekend excursions

Weekday afternoon activities : £70 per week

Full day weekend excursions : each  £70

These fees include transport, guide and admission fees .

Airport transfers

Heathrow : £120 each way

Other airports are more expensive and a quotation can be provided on request.


Group reductions

We offer reduced tuition fees to students or teachers joining from the same school at the same time, or as a group of friends, or family members. Further information is available on request .


OISC is a well-established international school situated in a historic building in the centre of  Oxford. For many years we have offered vacation programmes in a wide range of subjects.. OISC is accredited by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (grade one in all categories, which is “outstanding”), a member of COBIS and the European Association for International Education, and a member of ECIS


For further information on the summer programmes please phone +44 1865 201009


Boston University Journalism Institute

For those who are thinking about a career in communications or simply enjoy writing, we have just the thing: the Boston University Summer Journalism Institute.

For the last 11 years, students are taught by award-winning journalists, such as Pulitzer Prize winner Lara Salahi, who show them how to follow facts and get to the heart of stories affecting communities. From protests to town hall meetings to interviewing local and state politicians, our students are covering issues that matter in Boston and around the nation.

This year, you also have the option of selecting a photojournalism track, taught by veteran photojournalist, Stephen Haines. He worked as a staff photographer, assignment, and photo editor for The Boston Globe. In this special session, he will help students sharpen their camera skills and teach them the basics of visual storytelling.

No matter what session you select, you will not only learn practical skills, but they will also get a taste of campus and city life in Boston. You have the chance to:

  • Meet with Boston University representatives to discuss the college admissions process
  • Experience what it’s like living in a residence hall and studying in a university environment
  • Explore Boston museums, historical sites, and neighborhoods during free time

Two-week sessions begin on June 22, July 6, and July 20.

Learn more by visiting https://combeyond.bu.edu/summerjournalism and apply soon, as spots are limited.

If you are accepted to the program and pay the registration fee by April 30, 2020, you will receive a special discount of $500 off the tuition. Just use this discount code online: BUSUMMER20.


Bocconi Summer School



Summer’s Cool for High School Students!

Start making plans to beat the heat, summer’s cool at Bocconi Summer School! Think about it: Italy, Milan and a group of bright and motivated young people like yourself.

Two weeks, from 29 June to 10 July, studying 2 subjects out of the 11 options available (taught in English) to pursue your areas of interest or to try out something new, among: Entrepreneurship, Strategy, Luxury and Fashion, Digital Marketing, Finance, Economics, Game Theory, Number and Cryptography, Computer Coding, EU for Sustainable Globalization, International Politics.

Each course includes a company visit and teamwork on real-life business cases and situations, putting your problem-solving ability, soft skills and creativity to the test. Of course, you and your classmates will also have a great opportunity to build some memories in Milan and Italy in your free time.



Greetings from Les Roches and Glion! We hope you had a lovely holiday season and a great start to the New Year. As you start to make their plans for 2020, looking into possibly study options and locations for the summer, you might want to get a taste of the vibrant hospitality industry!


Our new Summer programs are a great opportunity for students to experience incredible study destinations, while also sampling the world of Hospitality Management. Find out more about our 2020 Summer Programs for Les Roches (Switzerland, Spain, China) and Glion (Switzerland and UK).


You have the unique opportunity to win a place on a 1-week Summer Program at Les Roches Switzerland or Spain. All you have to do is, fill out this registration form and submit a one-minute video explaining what they love about the hospitality industry and why they would like to participate in our Summer Program.

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We are looking forward to welcoming you to one of our Summer Programs!


Boston University Summer Term

It may be cold outside in Boston, but it’s not too early to start planning for summer. Applications are now live for the 2020 Summer Term High School Programs at Boston University, via our website at bu.edu/summer/highschool.

Next year, we are offering five pre-college programs for your students to choose from. All five provide rigorous and collaborative college life experiences that will enable you to gain a strong sense of your personal and academic potential. Here is a brief overview of our programs:

    • High School Honors is a six-week residential, commuter, or online program in which you take Boston University undergraduate courses and earn up to eight transferable college credits. You must be entering your junior or senior year of high school in Fall 2020.


    • RISE Internship/Practicum is a six-week, non-credit residential or commuter program in which you conduct scientific research in a university lab under the guidance of a faculty mentor. You must be a U.S. citizens and entering your senior year of high school in Fall 2020.


    • Academic Immersion (AIM) is a three-week, non-credit residential program for you to focus intensively on a single academic topic while enjoying and experiencing life on a college campus. This summer we are offering three AIM tracks: Introduction to Experimental Psychology, Introduction to Medicine, and Creative Writing. Each track combines classroom work in the subject area with experiential learning activities. You must be entering your junior or senior year of high school in Fall 2020.


    • Summer Challenge is a two-week residential program in which students take two non-credit seminars of their choice and experience life on a college campus. You must be entering your sophomore, junior, or senior year of high school in Fall 2020.


    • Summer Preview is a one-week, non-credit commuter or residential program in which you explore one subject of interest while previewing the college experience. You must be entering your freshman or sophomore year of high school in Fall 2020.

I hope you will take a look at our website for more information. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at summerhs@bu.edu. We look forward to seeing you on campus this summer!