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MIX Summer Programs

 

Click the countries below to explore summer options for Outbound UHM Students! NOTE: Inbound Students who wish to attend UHM in the summer, please see Outreach College.

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Chinese University of Hong Kong International Summer School

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Six-week program in Hong Kong (July 2 - August 5, 2013).
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 6 or 9 transfer credits. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: In addition to Chinese language, courses in business, engineering, environmental studies, humanities, and social sciences are offered. Many courses focus on the Asian of Chinese perspective. The program is truly international, with about 650 students from over 36 different countries!
  • HOUSING: On-campus housing is available; student dormitories are double- or triple-occcupancy with shared kitchen and living spaces. Students can dine in on-campus canteens.

CUHK Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP)

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Ten-week session in Hong Kong (June 9 - August 14, 2014).
  • CREDITS: Students may earn three credits for the successful completion of their research project. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: This program is open to undergraduate students. Academic areas include: Arts, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Science, and Social Science.
  • HOUSING: CUHK will endeavor to place students in university-sponsored housing, or will assist students in finding off-campus housing.

Fudan University International Summer Session

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Five-week session in Shanghai, China.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn up to six transfer credits.
  • ACADEMICS: Courses are offered in Chinese Society and Politics, Chinese History and Culture, Chinese Economy and Management, and Chinese Language (Elementary, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate, Advanced).
  • HOUSING: Accommodations are available in the Fudan Foreign Students Dormitory (single or double rooms).

Reims Management School - Beijing Summer School

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Four-week session in Beijing, China (June 24 - July 19, 2013). Program includes company visits and guest lectures.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn up to 8 transfer credits (courses are 2-credits each). Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: This program is open only to graduate students in Business. The academic focus is on Business strategy and Management in China. Prospective applicants should see Rikki Mitsunaga (BusAd B-101) for more information on this program.
  • HOUSING: On-campus accommodations (single or double rooms) are available for participants.

Zhejiang University Short-Term Summer Program

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Four weeks (early June - early August) in Huangzhou, China
  • CREDITS: Transfer credits to be determined.
  • ACADEMICS: The academic focus is on Chinese Language acquisition. Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced levels are offered.
  • HOUSING: Accommodations are available in the International Student Dormitory.
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Anglo-American University Summer Sessions

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Session 1 is 2.5 weeks (May 29 - June 13, 2014); Session 2 is 6 weeks (June2-25, 2014). Students may participate in one or both sessions.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 3-12 transfer credits. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Business, Communication, Humanities, Society & Culture, Politics & International Relations, European Studies (all taught in English)
  • HOUSING: AAU will help students to find housing in a comfortable off-campus apartment (expect a 15-25 minute commute to campus).
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International Summer University (ISUP) at Copenhagen Business School

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Six-week program for students from all over the world in Denmark (June 21 - August 1, 2014).
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 6 transfer credits. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: This program is open to Business majors only. Students can choose from a wide range of classic business courses, as well as more diverse courses that draw on other academic disciplines. See Rikki Mitsunaga (BusAd B-101) for more information on this program.
  • HOUSING: Students may apply for housing in CBS Student Residences.
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Reims Management School Summer Programme

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Two-week session in Reims, France. There are four 2-week sessions offered in summer 2013: June 2-14, June 16-28, June 30-July 12, and July 14-26.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 6 transfer credits per session (two 3-credit courses). Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: This program is open to graduate students in Business only. See Rikki Mitsunaga (BusAd B-101) for more information on this program.
  • HOUSING: Housing assistance is provided; students may live on campus or in the city center.
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University of Tübingen Sommerkurse

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Four-week program in Tübingen, Germany. Program runs during August.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 3 transfer credits (5 ECTS). Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: This program is open to undergraduate and graduate students in all majors. The academic focus of the program is on intensive German language and German culture. Students should have at least basic knowledge of German language before participating.
  • HOUSING: Students can reserve single rooms with shared living & kitchen facilities in the halls of residence.
  • MORE INFO: Several excursions to locations outside of Tübingen are offered as part of the Sommerkurse.

WHU European Bachelor Summer Institute

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Two-week program in Vallendar, Germany. Program runs June 1-15, 2014.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 4 transfer credits. English is the language of instruction. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: This program is for undergraduate Business majors only. See Rikki Mitsunaga (BusAd B-101) for more information on this program. Students are in class Monday through Friday. English is the language of instruction
  • HOUSING: Students live in on-campus single rooms; the housing cost for two weeks is approx. $400. There are restaurants and supermarkets close to the dormitories, and dorms have shared kitchen facilities.
  • MORE INFO: Students pay a WHU registration fee (approx. $500), which covers course materials, chartered airport shuttle on first & last day of program, welcome reception, lunches, and farewell dinner, excursions and company visits, local bus ticket. Participants must pay their own international airfare and breakfasts/dinners, and should allocate for personal spending/travel money for the weekends.

WHU MBA Summer Institute

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Participants choose one two-week session: Session I (May6-20, 2014) OR Session II (May 18-30, 2014).
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 3 transfer credits per session. English is the language of instruction. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: This program is for graduate MBA students only. The focus is on The Changing Environment for International Business in Europe.
  • HOUSING: Students live in on-campus single rooms; the housing cost for two weeks is approx. $400. There are restaurants and supermarkets close to the dormitories, and dorms have shared kitchen facilities.
  • MORE INFO: Participants pay a WHU registration fee (approx. $500), which covers course materials, chartered airport shuttle on first & last day of program, welcome reception, lunches, and farewell dinner, excursions and company visits, local bus ticket. Participants must pay their own international airfare and breakfasts/dinners, and should allocate for personal spending/travel money for the weekends.
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Akita International University Summer Program

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Six-week program in Akita, Japan (June 9-July 26, 2014). This is an excellent program for students who have little to no prior Japanese language experience.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 6 transfer credits. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: This is an intensive Japanese language program. Three different levels of elementary Japanese language are offered on the program (students take a placement test upon arrival).
  • HOUSING: Participants live in furnished on-campus dorms, double rooms, with a Japanese or international roommate. Students purchase a meal plan to take three meals per day in the on-campus Cafeteria.

Hiroshima & Peace Summer Program, Hiroshima City University

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Two-week program at Hiroshima City University in Japan (late July-early August).
  • CREDITS: Participants register for PACE-489 and earn three UHM credits (not transfer credit).
  • ACADEMICS: Students learn about many aspects of war and peace. This program is open to students in all majors, and may be of particular interest to students in Peace Studies and social sciences. Watch Hiroshima & Peace videos on YouTube.
  • HOUSING: Home-stay accommodations are arranged. Families prepare breakfast and dinner.
  • OTHER: UHM students who participate in this program are eligible for an 80,000 Yen scholardhip from HCU.

Kanazawa Institute of Technology IJST (Intensive Japanese for Science and Technology) program

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Six-week program in Kanazawa, Japan (late May-mid July).
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 12 transfer credit. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: The program is comprised of a Cultural Course (4 credits) and Japanese Language (8 credits). Students will learn special terms that can be used in the field of science and technology, as well as conversational Japanese. Students also learn how to operate a computer in an Japanese language environment.
  • HOUSING: Students are housed in on-campus apartments.

Ritsumeikan APU Summer Gateway Program

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Eight-week program in Beppu, Japan (June 3 - Aug 1, 2013).
  • CREDITS: Students may earn up to 12 transfer credits. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Japanese language courses from beginner to intermediate level. Expand your knowledge of Japanese language and increase your intercultural understanding. Students from over 80 countries participate in this international and multi-cultural program!
  • HOUSING: Students are housed in the AP House on-campus dormitory.

Sophia University Summer Session in Japanese Languages

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Intensive six-week program (June 10 - July 19, 2013) in Tokyo.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 5 transfer credits. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: This program is for students who want to improve their Japanese language abilities. Beginner and intermediate levels available. Aside from Japanese language courses, students will attend a lecture series on Japanese Studies which provides insights on culture, society, economy, and history.
  • HOUSING: Students may apply for housing in Sophia University dormitories or apartments.

Sophia University Summer Session in Asian Studies

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Four-week program (July 25 - Aug 14, 2013) in Tokyo.
  • for students to reflect on Japan and its role in the world.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 6 transfer credits (3 per course). Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Asian Studies courses are supplemented by cultural field trips. Students may choose from a variety of Asian Studies courses offered.
  • HOUSING: Students may apply for housing in Sophia University dormitories or apartments.

Tohoku University Science Summer Program

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: One week program (July 4-12, 2013).
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 1 transfer credit (3 ECTS); this program is mainly for experience.
  • ACADEMICS: This program is designed for undergraduates majoring in science and engineering. In-class lectures are combined with academic activities such as group work sessions, presentations, and field trips to laboratory facilities.
  • HOUSING: Students are placed in on-campus housing.
  • MORE INFO: UHM students are offered free tuition and field trip.
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Chung-Ang University International Summer School

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange OR Independent
  • DURATION: Three-week program in Seoul, Korea (Session 1: June 28-July 23, Session 2: Aug 5-26).
  • CREDITS: Participants may earn three transfer credits per session. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Session 1 has an emphasis on Korean Society and Culture; Session 2 has a focus on learning Korean Language.
  • HOUSING: Students may apply to stay in an on-campus residence hall. UHM students receive very affordable subsidized housing.

Chungnam National University International Summer School

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Three week program in Daejeon, Korea (July 30 - August 17, 2014).
  • CREDITS: To be determined. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Students take Korean language classes in the morning, and participate in cultural activities and field trips in the afternoon.
  • HOUSING: Students stay in a Dormitory; accommodation costs include two meals per day.

Ewha Womans University International Co-Ed Summer College

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Session 1: June 26-July 24, 2013 (four weeks). Session 2: Aug 7-21, 2013 (two weeks).
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 6 transfer credits in Session 1, or 3 transfer credits in Session 2. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Courses in Korean Language, plus Korean and Asian Studies courses taught in English are offered. Students with advanced Korean language skills may take regular academic classes taught in Korean.
  • HOUSING: Students may apply for on-campus housing in the International House or Graduate Student Dormitory.

Inha University Summer School

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange OR Independent
  • DURATION: Three-week program in Incheon, Korea (August 5-23, 2013). Incheon is on the west coast of Korea, about 30 km from Seoul.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn five transfer credits: Korean Culture Workshop (1 credit) and two Electives (2 credits each). Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Korean Language courses are offered. Classes include some local field trips. The program consists of about 500 students from all over the world.
  • HOUSING: Dormitory housing and on-campus dining (3 meals per day) are available.

Korea University International Summer Campus

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange OR Independent
  • DURATION: Six-week program in Seoul, Korea (July 1 - Aug 8, 2013).
  • CREDITS: Students earn 6-9 credits (students may take 2-3 courses, worth 3 credits each). Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Academic areas include Korean Language, Business and Economics, Humanities, Sociology and Cultural Studies, Fine Art and Design, Science, Politics and International Relations, Korean and East Asian Studies, and Law.
  • HOUSING: Students may live in the CJ International House on-campus residences.

Kyungpook National University English Summer Session

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Four-week program (late June-July) in Daegu, Korea.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 6 transfer credits. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: This international program offers courses taught in English about various aspects of Korean culture.
  • HOUSING: Students stay in on-campus dormitories; breakfast is included in housing fee.

Seoul National University International Summer Institute

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Six-week program in Seoul, Korea (June 25 - July 30, 2013).
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 6-9 transfer credits. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Courses taught in English are offered in a variety of different academic areas. Additionally, students may take Korean language courses (four levels are offered).
  • HOUSING: Students may choose SNU Student Dormitories or off-campus studio apartments.

Sogang Korean Studies Summer Program

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Five-week program in Seoul, Korea (June 24 - July 26, 2013).
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 6-9 transfer credits for Korean Studies and Korean Language. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Courses on Korean language and Korean Studies Seminars. Program includes weekly cultural field trips.
  • HOUSING: Students stay in on-campus dormitories; on-campus dining is available.

Sookmyung International Summer School (SISS)

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Session 1: July 1-22, 2013. Session 2: Aug 1-22, 2013.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn six transfer credits. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Courses in basic Korean language & culture are offered. SISS provides a thriving environment where Sookmyung and other international students can have the culturally dynamic and global experience in the nation's capital city Seoul, Korea.
  • HOUSING: Students stay in the International Guest House.

University of Seoul International Summer School

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Five-week program in Seoul, Korea (June 27 - July 25, 2014).
  • CREDITS: Students may earn six transfer credits. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Learn about Korean language (beginner & intermediate) and Korean culture (Asian Studies, International Studies); culture courses are taught in English.
  • HOUSING: UHM students are reimbursed for the housing fee (program includes free housing for UHM students).
  • MORE INFO: UHM exchange students do not pay registration fee, and are partially reimbursed for the optional field trip.

Yonsei University International Summer School (YISS)

  • TUITION: Regular Exchange
  • DURATION: Six-week program in Seoul, Korea (June 25 - Aug 11, 2013).
  • CREDITS: Students may earn six to nine credits (courses are 3 credits each). Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Arts, Culture, and Humanities; Korean Studies; Korean Language (beginner, intermediate, writing seminars); East Asian Studies; Management & Economics; Global Issues, Conflict, and Cooperation; Science, Technology, and Environment; Social Sciences.
  • HOUSING: Students may apply for on-campus housing in the Yonsei University International House or SK Global House.
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University of Auckland Winter Programme

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Six-week program (June 16 - July 25, 2014)
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 6 credits ('30 Points'). Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Students choose one of three academic tracks: Marine Science, Archaeology, and Film Studies.
  • HOUSING: Students stay in self-catered apartments, 10-15 minutes walk from campus. Single rooms with shared kitchen, living area, and bathroom.
  • OTHER: This program has an early deadline! Students must complete the University of Auckland online application by January 10th.
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National University of Singapore Summer School Programme

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Four week program, June 17-July 20, 2013.
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 4 credits per module. Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Southeast Asian Cultural Studies.
  • HOUSING: On-campus housing is available. Accommodations are provided on all field trips.

NUS Summer Programme (Business)

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Two week program, July 8-19, 3013.
  • CREDITS: This program does not bear any academic credits; participation is for experience only.
  • ACADEMICS: For Business students only. The academic focus of the program is on Entrepreneurship and international commerce. The program includes guest speakers, group discussions, team projects, and company visits.
  • HOUSING: Students stay in an NUS student hostel.
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National Sun Yat-sen University International Summer School

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Two 2-week sessions, Session 1: July 17-30, session 2: July 31-Aug 13, 2013. Students attend NSYSU's seaside campus in Kaohsiung.
  • CREDITS: Students may receive1-3 transfer credits.
  • ACADEMICS: Courses taught in English are offered in Management, Computing Sciences, Engineering, and Chinese Culture
  • HOUSING: Dormitory housing (4 persons per room) is available.
  • OTHER: The NSYSU program fee (approx. $550) is waived for UHM students
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University of East Anglia International Summer School

  • TUITION: Independent
  • DURATION: Four-week program (June 28 - July 25, 2014)
  • CREDITS: Students may earn 5 credits (one module). Students should consult an academic advisor about applying these credits towards their degree requirements.
  • ACADEMICS: Students may choose one module; topics include biology, film & television, theater, creative writing, digital animation, medicine, global media & communications, human resources, psychology, business, and more.
  • HOUSING: On-campus accommodations are available; all residences are within a 10-minute walk to the center of campus.
  • OTHER: Check out the UEA Summer Video. Tuition waivers may be available for UEA International Summer School - ask MIX about it!

 

Tuition Types

Regular Exchange - UHM students get nominated to the partner university by MIX, and then complete the overseas institution's application process. Students register and pay tuition & fees through UHM Summer Sessions rather than to the overseas institution, and are also responsible for paying their own travel & living expenses. Students can apply for summer loans through UHM Financial Aid Services. See Outbound Students to start the application process!

Independent - UHM students apply directly to the overseas summer program (nomination may not be required). Students pay tuition & fees directly to the overseas institution, and are also responsible for paying their own travel & living expenses; students do not register or pay tuition to UHM Summer Session. Students on Independent programs are not eligibile to receive a summer award from UHM Financial Aid Services. See Outbound Students to start the application process!

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