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Summer Break Study Abroad

A few of PSU's partner universities offer summer opportunities - you may study sustainable energy in Germany, wildlife biology in Finland, or take general education courses in Korea!

The application form can be acquired from the Study Abroad Coordinator in International Programs & Services. For more information contact the Study Abroad Coordinator. 

Program information is updated each February for the upcoming academic year.

Summer Exchange Options 


University Mayor - Intensive Spanish (Flyer)

Location: Santiago, Chile 
Dates: June 20 to July 15, 2016
Tuition: ~$1500 includes housing and meals

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Location: Dublin, Ireland- Non-Exchange
Dates: July 11-July 29, 2016

Architecture, Art, and Design Summer School

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University of Jyväskylä: Jyväskylä Summer School in Human Sciences 

Location: Jyväskylä, Finland 
Dates: May-June in 4 one-week sessions
Application deadline: February 1
Tuition waived for PSU students 

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Brief description: 
The Jyväskylä Summer School in Human Sciences is composed of 14 interdisciplinary courses for advanced undergraduate and/or graduate students interested in e.g. art and culture studies, education, communication, psychology and management. Courses are taught in English. For more information visit the web site and view the brochures.



Troyes, France

       May 23-June 3, 2016

       600 euros including classes, accomodation, activities

       Classes in French, intercultural management, French civilization, management, IT

Come to Whitesitt 118 for more information. Apply before March 1st.

La Rochelle Business School

Location: La Rochelle, France
Dates: program running between June 27-July 15
Application Deadline: March 1 to PSU to be eligible for stipend

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Brief Description:

-           Leadership & International Business

-          Tourism & Hospitality Management

-          Luxury & Brand Management

-          In these Summer Schools, students will have 9 hours of French classes.



Hanyang University International Summer School

Location: Seoul, South Korea 
Dates: June-July
Application deadline: March 1 - late applications can be accepted but students will not be eligible for stipends. 

Link to Website                 Link to Courses

Brief description:
The Hanyang International Summer School (HISS) is designed to provide participants with a better understanding of Korea and Northeast Asia in general. The HISS programs are structured to promote a better understanding for students through a variety of lectures and exciting activities. Lectures are offered in the areas of Korean studies, Korean language, Humanities/Language studies, International Business and Economics, International Relations, Science, Engineering, Journalism, Design/Fine Arts, Music, and Sports. For more information about the program visit the program link below.

Kyung Hee University: Kyung Hee Collaborative Summer Program 

Location: Seoul, Korea 
Dates: tba
Application deadline: March 1 - late applications can be accepted but students will not be eligible for stipends. 

Link to Website

Brief description: 
The Global Collaborative Summer Program is based on institutional agreements between Kyung Hee University and University of Pennsylvania and East Asia’s finest universities; Peking University in China, Ritsumeikan University in Japan, Moscow State University in Russia as well as the United Nations and Conference of NGOs(CONGO). Through high-quality research, education and diverse modules on Global Governance and East Asian Civilization, this program will present an opportunity for students around the world to come together for a better understanding of each other. Each year, students from more than 30 different countries join the program to experience the diverse cultures represented among the students and have opportunity to exchange opinions with global opinion leaders. Courses will be taught in English. Two tracks are available: 1. UN and NGO's, 2. Global Governance and East Asian Civilization. For more information visit the program link below. The Kyung Hee Program strives to promote better understanding of the East Asian region and the world, in conjunction with current quests for "multiculturalism" and "global trust." It integrates education, research and practice. The program offers 4 weeks of intensive sessions in which students can take a maximum of 2 courses.

Come to Whitesitt 118 for more information



Southern Taiwan University (STUT)

Location: Suburb of Tainan City, Taiwan
Dates: TBA
Application deadline: March 1 - late applications can be accepted but students will not be eligible for stipends.

Link to Website

Brief Description:
Two-week Chinese language camp. This program is designed to introduce Chinese language and Taiwanese culture to students who are interested in the beauties of Asia with the hope to enhance the cultural exchange and intercommunication between Southern Taiwan University and international students. Chinese courses are offered in the morning and in the afternoon there are many interesting cultural visits. There is also a two day and one night trip to the a famous tourist spot in the area.

*Program deadlines may come after the March 1st deadline for PSU. You will need to have begun your application with the study abroad advisor in International Programs & Services on or before March 1st in order to be eligible for a stipend, and approved by the PSU Study Abroad Committee to participate in the exchange program.


National Formosa University

Location: Huwei Township, Yulin County
Dates: late June-early July

Brief Description:

Non credit-bearing experience. Help out at a week-long English camp.

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Stop by Whitesitt 118 for an application!

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