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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, 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, Bern

Nutritional aspects in rehabilitation exercise

This summer school «Nutritional aspects in rehabilitation exercise» at Bern University of Applied Sciences – Health Division is organized in close cooperation with the Vrije Univer...

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, 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, 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...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 ECTS
fee CHF 990
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, 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, 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...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Switzerland, Geneva

Global Africa

Global Africa: New Perspectives on the Changing Role of African States and Societies in a Global World Africa’s role in the international system is becoming increasingly complex...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
fee CHF 900
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...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
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...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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, 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...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
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, 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...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
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, 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 bas...

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, Zurich - Winterthur

Creating a Strong Logo: The Synergy of Brand Management and Design

What does it take to create a strong logo or a catchy slogan? Gain valuable insight into branding and logo design in this interdisciplinary workshop. Learn about the relationship b...

language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 ECTS
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, Zurich - Winterthur

Luxury Goods Management

Explore the Enchanting World of Luxury! Do you want to know what luxury goods management is all about? Why certain brands stand out, and why they convey that certain something th...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

Understanding Global Governance

The summer school offers a unique opportunity to learn and discuss about structures, actors and substance of global governance in dialogue with academic experts and practitioners f...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Switzerland, Zurich - Winterthur

Secrets of Swiss Business Success

Explore “The Swiss Way” of Doing Business – Benefit from Switzerland’s strengths and find out how this remarkable success has been achieved. Switzerland is home to many well-known...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 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 busi...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 ECTS
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...

language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Geneva

Business and Sustainability

University of Geneva Summer School jointly with the UNCTAD-UNIGE Sustainability Research Centre The Business and Sustainability summer course provides insights on how the busine...

language English
duration 2 weeks
Switzerland, Geneva

Global Environment, Energy and Risk

> This course is an intense program on environmental governance, sustainability and energy dynamics across the globe. > During this program participants will study new sets of ris...

language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS

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, 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...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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, Zurich-Winterthur

Wealth Management & Alternative Investments

Benefit from Switzerland's Expertise in Private Banking & Wealth Management! Swiss banks manage private wealth from all over the world, mainly as a result of favorable environment...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
Switzerland, Zurich - Winterthur

Foreign Affairs & Applied Diplomacy

Learn directly from Swiss Diplomats! This interdisciplinary program is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and practical skills needed to operate successfully in tod...

duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
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
Switzerland, Zurich/Interlaken

YES Switzerland

In order to make the transformation towards a sustainable society happen, it is crucial for future decision makers to learn about key sustainability issues in an integrated and sys...

duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee CHF 950

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...