International

Global summer programmes

Learn about our global summer programmes funded by the Global Greenwich Scholarship.

The University of Greenwich offered undergraduate students the opportunity to apply for a range of summer schools in 2022. These summer schools were for 4 weeks during the summer break and were generously funded by Santander Universities, the Turing Scheme and the University of Greenwich.


How to Apply

The list of summer school programmes can be found below.

To be eligible, you must be a current undergraduate student at the University of Greenwich.

Apply for the programme by 28 February 2022 via the application form. After the application deadline, applicants may be invited to attend a short interview.

To apply for the Intercultural Communication programme at University of New York in Prague, apply via the Santander Universities application platform.

If you have any questions, please email us at goabroad@gre.ac.uk or speak to the Global Mobility team at the Dreadnought Building on Wednesdays (11am to 2pm) at the Global Greenwich stand.

We will also be running a series of information sessions; register your interest to receive more information.


Management and Leadership at Audencia Business School (Nantes, France) – Open to students in the Business School only.

Students in the Business School can apply to spend 4-weeks in Nantes, France studying at our partner Audencia Business School. You will develop global management skills while experiencing a French lifestyle with students from all around the world.

Dates: 5 June to 2 July 2022

Academic content:

  • Cross-cultural management
  • Managing diversity in organisations
  • Self-confidence, self-esteem, and identity
  • Intercultural leadership
  • Optional French lessons

Costs and funding:

There will be no tuition fees, however students will be responsible for purchasing flights and accommodation.

Successful applicants will receive:

  • Grant: £120 per week
  • Grant for disadvantaged students*: £147.50 per week, plus £165 travel grant

Available spaces: 10


International Business, Relations and French at IDRAC Business School (Lyon, France)

Spend 4-weeks studying in Lyon at our partner university IDRAC to learn about French culture and language while enhancing your communication and management skills.

This opportunity is open to all undergraduate students.

Dates: 13 June to 10 July 2022

Includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Metro/bus monthly pass
  • Certificate of attendance

Academic content:

  • French Art and Gastronomy
  • Geopolitics
  • International Business Strategy
  • Digitally enabled sustainability: the case of the French food & wine sector
  • UX Design & Marketing
  • News Analysis
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Intercultural Communication
  • French classes

Costs and funding:

The programme will cost €500 with a flat for two people, or €700 with a private studio. Travel is not included.

Successful applicants will receive:

  • Grant: £120 per week
  • Grant for disadvantaged students*: £147.50 per week, plus £165 travel grant

Intercultural Communication at University of New York in Prague (Prague, Czech Republic)

This is a 5-week programme in Prague, Czech Republic in which you will study Intercultural Communication and develop your ability to communicate across cultural and language barriers. This is a hugely important skill for anyone interested in a career working in an international environment or with people from a diverse range of backgrounds; this programme will look great on your CV.

This opportunity is open to all undergraduate students.

Dates: 25 May 2022 to 2 July 2022

Included:

  • Accommodation
  • Prague transport pass

Academic content:

Intercultural Communication course

  • Learn how culture shapes our perception and communication behaviours
  • Learn strategies for effective cross cultural and intercultural communication

Costs and funding:

There will be no tuition or accommodation fees, however students will be responsible for purchasing flights.

Successful applicants will receive:

  • Grant for disadvantaged students*: £250 travel grant

Available places: 18


Experience India (Punjab, India)

This is a 4-week programme open to all undergraduate students in which students will develop their knowledge of Indian culture, society, and language, and will have the opportunity to complete field trips to places such as the Himalayas.

This opportunity is open to all undergraduate students.

Dates: 13 June 2022 to 10 July 2022

Included:

  • Accommodation
  • Meals - vegetarian

Academic content:

  • Hindi classes
  • Indian society, politics and history
  • Indian business environment
  • Cultural Activities such as yoga and cooking classes

Field Trips

  • Himalayas
  • Amritsar
  • Village trip

Costs and funding:

There will be no tuition or accommodation fees, however students will be responsible for purchasing flights.

Successful applicants will receive:

  • Grant for disadvantaged students*: £745 travel grant

Think Pacific – Remote Internship

Tackle international development issues and achieve real outcomes for Think Pacific’s partners in Fiji, whist developing your skills, experience and boosting your employability. You will learn from NGO and business leaders, government advisors and Fijian academics who will provide insightful mentoring, coaching and support throughout your programme.

This opportunity is open to all undergraduate students.

The programme is highly flexible as you can choose to work in the following structures:

  • 4 weeks: 22-25 hours per week
  • 8 weeks: 10-12 hours per week
  • 12 weeks: 6-8 hours per week

Dates: flexible start dates

Programmes offered:

  • Business & Enterprise
  • Global Health
  • Global Psychology
  • Global Education
  • International Development
  • Environment & Conservation
  • Engineering
  • Marketing
  • Sport Development
  • NGO Management

Costs and funding:

This programme will be fully-funded for successful applicants.


Aarhus Summer University (Aarhus, Denmark)

Undergraduate students can apply to study at our partner Aarhus University over the summer in a variety of disciplines, from the humanities and social sciences, to entrepreneurship, marketing and media production.

Dates: Various dates throughout July and August

Academic Content: Visit the Aarhus Summer University website for information regarding courses.

Costs and funding: There will be no tuition fees, however students will be responsible for purchasing flights and accommodation.

Successful applicants will receive:

Students with a household income of £35000 and below: £1000


Engineering Summer School (Cairo, Egypt) - Open to second year students in the School of Engineering only

Second year students from the School of Engineering are invited to apply for a four week summer school in Cairo, Egypt. You will be able to study either Electronic Circuits Analysis or Green Manufacturing Systems, as well as participating in guided tours and cultural activities.

Dates: 3 June – 2 July

Academic content:

Choose one of the below modules:

  1. Electronic Circuits Analysis

    This module is designed to provide students with introductory topics in semiconductor physics. It includes theory of operation and analysis of the P-N junction diode, Bipolar Junction Transistor (BJT`s) and Field Effect Transistors (FET`s) and their applications. Also, it enables students to understand concepts in the electronic amplifier theory, differential amplifiers, power amplifiers, tuned voltage amplifiers, feedback amplifiers, sinusoidal oscillators, and operational amplifiers. It provides considerable understanding and confidence in Engineering Electronics and develops the intellectual and practical skills necessary for Electronics Engineering area.

  2. Green Manufacturing Systems

This module is designed to provide students with a systems view of the manufacturing process that aims to efficiently use energy, water and raw materials in order to minimize air and water pollution and generate solid waste per unit of manufactured product. Ways to decrease energy consumption, industrial safety and loss prevention. Design to promote by-product use and product recycling, establish optimization strategy, devise treatment strategies for manufacturing wastes, maximize yield and minimize waste effluents, environmental strategy and policy making, environmental engineering systems.

Cost and funding:

There will be no tuition fees, and accommodation and travel costs will be provided.


Funding for disadvantaged students

To qualify for the additional funding available for disadvantaged students, you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Student with an annual household income below £25000
  • Black and Minority Ethnic Student
  • Care leaver or care-experienced student
  • Disabled student
  • Student parent/carer
  • Refugees and asylum seekers

About the Global Greenwich Scholarship

The Global Greenwich Scholarship, funded by the University of Greenwich and Santander Universities, supports undergraduate students at the University of Greenwich to take part in flexible study or work abroad programmes lasting from one to eight weeks over the summer break, in-country or virtually.