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Switzerland, Geneva

Economics of Climate Change

This multi-disciplinary five-day course provides an in-depth overview of the economics of climate change, and the risks and opportunities they present. After having covered the...

Switzerland, Monte Verità, Ascona

High-resolution climate: observations, models and projections

The 16th International Swiss Climate Summer School focuses on ‘High-resolution climate: observations, models and projections’. With the advent of satellites and high-performance co...

Switzerland, Geneva

Human Rights, Gender and Alterity

In 2017 the first edition of the Summer School “Human rights, gender and alterity” will take place in Geneva. This unique transdisciplinary course is aimed at students and practiti...

Switzerland, Les Diablerets

Forensic Science and Criminology

The ESC doctoral program brings together PhD students of the School of Criminal Justice (École des Sciences Criminelles – ESC, University of Lausanne) as well as any PhD student fr...

language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 600
Switzerland, Eurotel Victoria, Vilars-sur-Ollon

Trends in Organic Synthesis

Frontier research in the field of innovative synthetic methodology and state of the art natural product total synthesis.

language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 450
Switzerland, Bern

Nutritional Aspects in Rehabilitation Exercise

This second edition of the summer school on «Nutritional Aspects in Rehabilitation Exercise» at Bern University of Applied Sciences – Health Division is organised in close cooperat...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee CHF 249
Switzerland, Geneva

The United Nations and Global Challenges

A two-week study programme in International Affairs, at the heart of the Capital of Peace, with a focus on 2 areas: - Understanding the UN system and its actors: a clear mapping...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Governance challenges in the digital economy

The course explores the changes that the Internet is triggering in the global economy and resulting governance challenges. It depicts the evolution and key institutions of Internet...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Governance challenges in the digital economy

The course explores the changes that the Internet is triggering in the global economy and resulting governance challenges. It depicts the evolution and key institutions of Internet...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Frontiers in intellectual property governance

This course examines the international framework for IP protection, from the Paris Convention to the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS A...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Frontiers in intellectual property governance

This course examines the international framework for IP protection, from the Paris Convention to the WTO Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS A...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Sustainable development in trade and investment agreements

This course addresses the key regulatory challenges posed by the proliferation of policy initiatives targeting environmental transitions, with a central focus on clean energy gover...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Sustainable development in trade and investment agreements

This course addresses the key regulatory challenges posed by the proliferation of policy initiatives targeting environmental transitions, with a central focus on clean energy gover...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Globalisation on trial: anti-globalisation, trade, income inequality and human rights

This four day course (1 August is the Swiss National Holiday) will address the causes of the anti-globalisation movement and its most notable consequences, such as the exit of trad...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Globalisation on trial: anti-globalisation, trade, income inequality and human rights

This four day course (1 August is the Swiss National Holiday) will address the causes of the anti-globalisation movement and its most notable consequences, such as the exit of trad...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Making markets contestable – exploring the trade and competition interface

This interdisciplinary course delves into the relationships between international trade, competition policy and government procurement from both a legal and economic point of view....

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Making markets contestable – exploring the trade and competition interface

This interdisciplinary course delves into the relationships between international trade, competition policy and government procurement from both a legal and economic point of view....

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Basel

Global Competitiveness and Innovation

Academic programme Our International Business Summer School offers a varied and intensive programme of specialised studies in International Management and Economics in a Swiss e...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Middle Eastern Biology of Parasitism

MeBoP is a 2 week intensive course that will host a small select group of top candidates (12-16 grad-students, postdocs and young professionals) from Middle Eastern as well as Nort...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Switzerland, Claro, Tessin

White White Water Management – Learning Management in a New Way!

This summer school teaches relevant management principles in an action-orientated outdoor & white water environment of Claro, Tessin in Switzerland. The course language is English....

language English
duration 1 week
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Sion

Wine, Terroir, Tourism

The summer school “Wine, Terroir, Tourism” introduces participants to the culture of wine and winemaking and explores the different synergies that exist with the field of tourism....

language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 690
Switzerland, Bern

Frontiers of investment rule-making (in partnership with the University of Ottawa and the World Bank)

This advanced two-week course analyses the latest trends in the negotiation and implementation of international investment agreements, dispute prevention and investment litigation,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Basel

Sustainability and Risks – How to deal with risk issues in sustainability research?

This year's Summer School examines the interlinkages between sustainability and risk issues throughout all disciplines. In an inspiring interdisciplinary setting we will discuss an...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Frontiers of investment rule-making (in partnership with the University of Ottawa and the World Bank)

This advanced two-week course analyses the latest trends in the negotiation and implementation of international investment agreements, dispute prevention and investment litigation,...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

The WTO, International Trade and Development

The Graduate Institute has been a long-time neighbour of the GATT secretariat, and later WTO, in Geneva. In addition, it has also developed cutting-edge expertise on the issues and...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

International Trade Law Practice under the World Trade Organisation

Participants will have the opportunity to travel from Brussels through Luxembourg and Strasbourg to Geneva, getting acquainted with the functioning of European and International or...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 750
Switzerland, Geneva

Evaluating Policy Interventions

Does welfare spending reduce poverty? Does the minimum wage destroy jobs? Does trade liberalisation increase inequality? Does development aid really help poor countries? Do longer...

Switzerland, Geneva

Understanding Global Law

Global Law is not to this day an established sub-discipline in the legal field. It is an emerging school of legal scholarship, whose actors try to grasp existing normative phenomen...

Switzerland, Geneva

International Trade Law Practice under the World Trade Organisation

Participants will have the opportunity to travel from Brussels through Luxembourg and Strasbourg to Geneva, getting acquainted with the functioning of European and International or...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 750
Switzerland, Geneva

Crowdsourcing Sustainable Development

In September 2015, world leaders committed to 17 Global Goals (Sustainable Development Goals or SDGs) that over the next 15 years should help end extreme poverty, fight inequality...

Switzerland, Lausanne

Summer Undergraduate Research (SUR) Programme in Biology and Medicine

During eight weeks in July and August, the SUR (Summer Undergraduate Research Programme) hosts about 15 Bachelor students with both biological and medical studies background from a...

language English
duration 8 weeks
Switzerland, Lausanne

Intensive French courses

During the summer holidays, the Cours de vacances offers intensive French courses for non-French speakers (3 sessions of 3 weeks and 2 sessions of 6 weeks for the complete beginner...

language French
duration 9 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee CHF 700
Switzerland, Bern

Settling trade disputes: recent developments in WTO jurisprudence

This course offers the WTI’s yearly update on jurisprudential developments in trade law, including a critical reading of the latest case law before the WTO's Dispute Settlement Sys...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Bern

Settling trade disputes: recent developments in WTO jurisprudence

This course offers the WTI’s yearly update on jurisprudential developments in trade law, including a critical reading of the latest case law before the WTO's Dispute Settlement Sys...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

International Affairs and Multilateral Governance

The Programme on International Affairs and Multilateral Governance takes you to the heart of international policy-making: it provides participants with a unique combination of acad...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 9 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

International Law & International Humanitarian Law

Geneva has long been one of the world’s capitals of international law. The presence of the United Nations, the World Trade Organization and many other international organizations a...

Switzerland, Geneva

Understanding Global Governance

In a globalized world, Global governance is the key concept to allows understanding the mechanisms that perform policy-making and monitoring functions at the global level. In the a...

Switzerland, Geneva

Global Health & Human Rights

Global Health and Human Rights will define the theoretical foundations of human rights and their links to global health; introduce students to the existing human rights protection...

Switzerland, Geneva

Global Environment, Energy and Risk

Description This course is an intense program on environmental governance, sustainability and energy dynamics across the globe. During this program participants will st...

Switzerland, Geneva

WIPO - University of Geneva Summer School on Intellectual Property

The University of Geneva, together with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), will organize a two-weeks WIPO-University of Geneva Summer School on Intellectual Prope...

Switzerland, Geneva

Understanding Islamist Movements: Historical Roots and Current Realities

This course asks how we should understand the various political movements that claim to act in the name of Islam. What do the Islamic State and the various affiliates of al-Qaeda i...

Switzerland, Geneva

Higher Education in Emergencies

Today the average conflict lasts 10 years, and families remain in internally displaced person (IDP) camps for an average of 17 years. While humanitarian programming often focuses o...

Switzerland, Geneva

Internet Law

Study Internet Law in Geneva, where the World Wide Web was born! Topics that will be covered include cybersecurity, consumer protection, legal issues of social media, Internet a...

Switzerland, Geneva

Understanding Humanitarian Action

This summer school provides participants with an understanding of the main stakes and questions in humanitarian action and contributes to building critical thinking. The first w...

Switzerland, Geneva

Global and Regional Migration Governance

The summer school offers a unique opportunity to learn and discuss about structures, actors, processes and challenges of global and regional migration governance in dialogue with i...

Switzerland, Seminar-Hotel Rigi in Weggis

Cognitive Control and Consciousness: Behavioural and Neural Mechanisms

The theme of this Summer School is: Cognitive Control and Consciousness: Behavioural and Neural Mechanisms. We have invited four internationally recognized experts in the field of...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee CHF 820
Switzerland, Zurich - Winterthur

Luxury Management

Explore the Enchanting World of Luxury. Luxury has been fascinating humanity for years and it seems it will continue to do so in the future. During the last decades luxury has e...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

International Cultural Heritage Law

The summer school is organized by the Art-Law Centre and the UNESCO Chair in the International Law of the Protection of Cultural Heritage of the University of Geneva, in collaborat...

Switzerland, Zurich - Winterthur

Secrets of Swiss Business Success

Benefit from Switzerland’s strengths and find out how this remarkable success has been achieved. What has brought about Switzerland’s remarkable success? And how does Switzerland...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Zurich - Winterthur

Corporate Responsibility

Get an insight on how Swiss companies combine social responsibility and business success. Why is an increasing number of companies concerned with matters such as responsible busine...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Lausanne

Transitional Justice

The Lausanne Summer School on Transitional Justice brings together young researchers from around the world whose PhD-work tackles the difficult problem of how past injustice and ma...

language English
duration 2 weeks
fee CHF 800
Switzerland, Zurich

Zurich School of Crystallography - Bring Your Own Crystals

The School teaches small-molecule single-crystal X-ray structure determination. The School will consist of lectures, computer exercises and practical work. The School is ideal for...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Lausanne and Zurich

Energy Systems in Transition and Sustainable Mobility

Energy systems are entering a transition period as they progressively integrate intermittent renewable production, storage, electric mobility, demand-side management, etc. Energy s...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Switzerland, Zurich

5th radiz Rare Diseases Summer School

The 5th Rare Diseases Summer School - organized by radiz (Rare Disease Initiative Zurich) - will take place in the “Tagungszentrum Schloss Au”, Wädenswil (on lake Zurich), from Jun...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee CHF 250
Switzerland, Geneva

Children at the Heart of Human Rights

Geneva has long been one of the world’s capitals of international law and the headquarters of international institutions dedicated to human rights. This inspiring context naturally...

Switzerland, Geneva

The United Nations and Global Challenges

A two-week study programme in International Affairs, at the heart of the Capital of Peace, with a focus on 2 areas: - Understanding the UN system and its actors: a clear mapping...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS

Courses 2016

Switzerland, Grosshöchstetten

System Models in Life Cycle Assessment

Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) attempts to model the natural and industrial ecosystems of the world. To accomplish this rather ambitious task, many choices and assumptions have to be...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee CHF 300
Switzerland, Magliaso, Ticino

Good Governance and its Application to Modern Technology Policies

High quality of the public sector is key for the welfare of economies and societies alike. It is essential for a well-functioning State and serves as an effective preventive measur...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee EUR 700
Switzerland, Lugano

Public Mental Health: evaluation of programs and policy

Objectives of the course To provide an introduction to epidemiological and population-based research methods for mental health and psychiatric disorders To provide an overvi...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
Switzerland, Lugano

Tackling the challenge of chronic illness from patient/family and health care organization perspective

The course will make visible what chronic illness management entails at the patient/family and health care organization level. More specifically, the course will address what it me...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 1 ECTS
fee CHF 800
Switzerland, Geneva

Domain Specific Modeling - Theory and Practice

Over the last decades, the complexity of systems we study and design (such as Cyber-Physical Systems) has grown exponentially. To manage this complexity, industry and academia now...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 500
Switzerland, Zurich and St. Gallen

Energy Systems in Transition: Economic, Policy and Social Challenges

Topics of the course will be among others • Introduction to energy economy and energy policy • Renewable energy management • Policy risks in financing renewable energy projects...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
Switzerland, Lugano

Adventures in data visualization

Adventures in data visualization is a summer workshop dedicated to explorations into the field of data visualization by means of computational technologies and design approaches. B...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee CHF 450
Switzerland, Basel

Conceptions of Sustainability – and How They Shape Research

In science we encounter overwhelming diversity of sustainability conceptions. The international PhD Summer School ‘Research on Sustainable Development’ helps to find way through th...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Au (Zurich)

4th radiz Rare Diseases Summer School

The 4th radiz Rare Diseases Summer School will focus on a wide variety of subjects in the arena of rare diseases, from disease mechanisms and animal models, to improving diagnoses,...

language English
duration 1 week
fee CHF 250
Switzerland, Vaduz (Liechtenstein) and St. Gallen (Switzerland)

Arts & Crafts Hands on at 1:1 Scale

In the first week students will be designing, experimenting and finally casting their personal metal sculpture based on sketches and models. The process of developing and fabricati...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Switzerland, Sierre, Valais

Questions d'espace

« L'installation est une autre étape dans l'évolution de la notion de la sculpture. Elle met en scène dans une aire donnée des éléments porteurs de divers types d'information. (…)...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, Sierre, Valais

Autoportraits filmés

Cet atelier propose à chacun des participants/es, sur la base d'extraits de films qui abordent le thème du portrait ou de l'autoportrait, de réaliser son propre autoportrait. L'éla...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, Sierre et régions du Valais

Voyage – de l’espace d’exposition à l’atelier d’artiste.

Ce cours d’été propose dans un premier temps de partir à la découverte de la création artistique contemporaine par des conférences et des visites d’expositions. Les différentes not...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, Geneva

International Law

Geneva has long been one of the world’s capitals of international law. The presence of the United Nations, the World Trade Organization and many other international organizations a...

Courses 2015

Switzerland, Zurich

Climate-KIC EIT Master Label

Join our programme, complement the master’s degree programme you are already enrolling for and become part of a community that creates real solutions for climate change mitigation...

Switzerland, Geneva

IYLC Leadership and Business Summer Camp

Our 2 week residential Summer Camp is hosted in the famous city of Geneva, Switzerland. The camp will help you decide what possible choices for your educational and career paths th...

Switzerland, Lugano

Fashion & Luxury Sustainability

The Fashion & Luxury Summer School, Lugano (Switzerland) offers studies in Business Management and Innovative Technologies for the fashion and luxury industry, with a focus on curr...

duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
Switzerland, Neuchatel

Introduction to Qualitative Research

Participants in the MetLab 2015 Summer School will take four intensive qualitative research methods modules, typically comprising three hours of study each morning and two hours of...

Switzerland, Zurich

Business and Human Rights - Focus Topic "Labour Rights" - Interdisciplinary Challenges and Opportunities

BHRICO (Business and Human Rights – Interdisciplinary Challenges and Opportunities) is an interdisciplinary intensive programme at the University of Zurich organised by the Centre...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Sierre and Valais

Autoportraits filmés

Cet atelier propose à chacun des participants/es, sur la base d'extraits de films qui abordent le thème du portrait ou de l'autoportrait, de réaliser son propre autoportrait. L'éla...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 400
Switzerland, Interlaken

Translational Biology

The EPFL-ETHZ joint summer school in translational biology is a five-day program, focused on how our fundamental understanding of biological processes and integration of technologi...

duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
fee CHF 250
Switzerland, Sierre and Valais

Points de vue d'hier et d'aujourd'hui

Cet atelier propose un voyage singulier dans l’espace et dans le temps : partir à la (re)découverte de quelques éléments remarquables du paysage valaisan en revisitant le point de...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, Sierre and Valais

Voyage II – de l’espace d’exposition à l’atelier d’artiste

Ce cours d’été propose dans un premier temps de partir à la découverte de la création artistique contemporaine par des conférences et des visites d’expositions. Les différentes not...

duration 1 week
fee CHF 500
Switzerland, St. Gallen

Empirical Research Methods

In 2015, SSERM offers 23 high-level courses from 8-19 June and 4 optional courses outside the June period. In order to guarantee the best possible preparation and assure a similar...

duration 2 weeks
credits 8 ECTS
Switzerland, Basel

Interdisciplinarity in PhD research – How to achieve relevant results on sound methods

Sustainability essentially considers the interdependences of socio-economic and natural systems. Nevertheless, PhD research projects often do not examine such correlations, but foc...

duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS

Courses 2014

Switzerland, Basel

Implementation of Phosphorus Recovery from Wastewater - Why and How?

Do you want to be at the forefront of developments since you are already working or plan to work in the field of phosphorus recovery? In the frame of the P-Rex project a summer sc...

Switzerland, Geneva

Global Environmental Policy

The Executive Summer School provides, in the context of the unique International Geneva setting, a unique opportunity for participants to enlarge their competencies in order to add...