Spring/Summer Programs

The Alberta School of Business offers summer programs to select institutions around the globe. Internal application must be made to the Alberta School of Business for summer programs before March 1, unless otherwise noted. However, specific application procedures, deadlines and program content may vary according to the destination. Please note that some programs listed below operate outside the regular exchange framework and tuition and fees must be paid directly to the host institution. See the exchange coordinator for more information.

This page will be updated to reflect the available summer programs and current details as the information is received from our partners.

+See MBA-level Spring/Summer Programs Only


Austria
International Summer University WU Online and In-person Options

Host Institution:

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna University of Economics & Business)

Location(s):

Vienna, Austria

Dates:

July Session: July 5- 23, 2021

August Session: July 26 - Aug 13, 2021

Online Session: tow & three week programs in July 2021 (TBD)

Credits:

8 ECTS (equivalent to 4 UofA credits)/session for undergraduates

9 ECTS (equivalent to 4.5 UofA credits)/session for graduate students

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1

 

Marketing Spring Program at WU

Host Institution:

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna University of Economics & Business)

Location(s):

Vienna, Austria

Dates:

May 17 - 28, 2021

Credits:

6 ECTS (equivalent to 3 UofA credits)

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by Jan 20

 

Belgium
ICHEC Summer School in Regenerative Innovation NEW!

Host Institution:

ICHEC Brussels Management School

Location(s):

Brussels, Belgium

Dates:

June 29 - July 10, 2020

Credits:

5 ETCS (equivalent to 2.5 UofA credits-not sufficient for transfer credit)

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1
*NOTE: Participants on this program pay all fees directly to the host institution and do not pay tuition at the University of Alberta.

 

Canada
HEC Montréal Business French Summer School Online

Language and Culture Course

Host Institution:

HEC Montréal, Business Language Training Centre

Location(s):

Montréal, Québec

Dates:

July 12 - August 6, 2021

Credits:

3 (pending approval for French language course at UofA)

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1
*NOTE: Participants on this program pay all fees directly to the host institution and do not pay tuition at the University of Alberta.

 

Chile
Doing Business in Chile and Latin America

Host Institution:

Universidad de Chile School of Economics and Business (FEN)

Location(s):

Santiago, Chile

Dates:

July 20 - July 31, 2020

Credits:

3 UofA credits

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1
*NOTE: Participants on this program pay all fees directly to the host institution and do not pay tuition at the University of Alberta.

 

China

FDSM International Summer School - "Beyond · 逾越"

"Innovative China & Digital Entrepreneurship"

Host Institution:

School of Management, Fudan University

Location(s):

Shanghai, China

Dates:

July 6 - 17, 2020

Credits:

3 credits

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1

  

Antai Global Summer Program

"Understanding China, Communicating with the World"

Host Institution:

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Antai College of Economics & Management

Location(s):

Shanghai, China

Dates:

Session 1: May 17 - June 5, 2020

Session 2: July 5 - 24, 2020

Credits:

3 UofA credits (pending approval)

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by Feb 15

  

Tsinghua PBCSF Summer Program

"Financial Leaders of Tomorrow"

Host Institution:

Tsinghua University PBC School of Finance

Location(s):

Beijing, China

Dates:

June 28 - July 10 (to be confirmed), 2021

Credits:

TBD

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1

 

Denmark
International Summer University Program (ISUP) ONLINE ONLY

Host Institution:

Copenhagen Business School

Location(s):

Copenhagen, Denmark

Dates:

Regular ISUP Program:

June 22 - July 23, 2021

Intensive Short Courses*:

June 22 - July 9, 2021

Entrepreneurship & Innovation (undergraduate level)

Sustainability in the Nordics (graduate level)

Blockchain and Sustainable Digital Infrastructures (graduate level)

*Short Courses may not be taken together or with the 5-week Regular ISUP Program

Credits:

15 ECTS (equivalent to 7.5 UofA credits) for the 5-week Regular Program; 7.5 ECTS (equivalent to 3.75 UofA credits) for a Short Course

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by Feb 15

 

France
Grenoble Undergraduate Summer School

Host Institution:

Grenoble Ecole de Management

Location(s):

Grenoble & Paris, France

Dates:

May 18 - May 27, 2021: Small & Family Business module (Grenoble)

May 31 - June 10, 2021: International Marketing module (Grenoble/Paris)

Credits:

10 ECTS (equivalent to 5 UofA credits) for the full 4-week program (both modules)

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1
*NOTE: Participants on this program pay all fees directly to the host institution and do not pay tuition at the University of Alberta.

 

EDHEC Summer Courses CANCELLED FOR 2021

Host Institution:

EDHEC Business School

Location(s):

Nice, France

Dates:

June 15 - July 3, 2020

Participants may choose one of the following two programmes:

Globalising Europe-insight into European business, Institutions & Economic Challenges

Leisure & Lifestyle-Leisure Economy & Companies in the Region of Cannes, Nice & Monaco

Credits:

6 ECTS (equivalent to 3 UofA credits)

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1

 

Kedge International Summer Schools Online and In-person Options

Host Institution:

KEDGE Business School

Location(s):

Marseille/Bordeaux/Paris, France

Dates:

June 7 - 18, 2021

Supply Chain Design & Management program (2 courses) - Online

Sports Marketing & Management program (2 courses) - Online

June 14 - June 25, 2021

Entrepreneurship program (2 courses) - Online

Arts in France program (2 courses) - Paris campus

June 21 - July 2, 2021

Design Thinking & Managing Creativity program (2 courses) - Marseille campus

Value Creation & Innovation in Marketing program (2 courses) - Bordeaux campus

The French Wine Industry (single course) - Bordeaux campus

Social Business, Innovations and Sustainable Entrepreneurship program (2 courses) - Online

June 28 - July 9, 2021

Global Finance & International Business program (2 courses) - Marseille campus

July 5 - July 16, 2021

Oenotourism-Wine Tourism in France (single course) - Bordeaux campus

July 12 - July 23, 2021

Disruptive Technologies & Modern Management program (2 courses) - Online

Ethics in Business & Society and Sustainable Change program (2 courses) - Marseille campus

*participants may follow the above program packages or mix & match courses from various programs

Credits:

5 ECTS (equivalent to 2.5 UofA credits) per course; maximum total of 6 courses (30 ECTS/15 UofA credits) possible June 7 - July 23

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1

 

Germany
WHU European MBA Summer Program Online and In-person Options

"The Changing Environment for International Business in Europe"

Host Institution:

WHU Otto-Beisheim School of Management

Location(s):

Koblenz, Germany

Dates:

Session I: May 11 - May 25, 2021

Session II: May 16 - May 28, 2021

Online Session: May 10 - May 22, 2021

*students may participate in one session only

Credits:

3 UofA credits

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by February 15

 

WHU European Bachelor Summer Institute

"The Business, Political & Cultural Environment in Europe"

Host Institution:

WHU Otto-Beisheim School of Management

Location(s):

Koblenz, Germany

Dates:

May 30 - June 18, 2021

Credits:

3 UofA credits (potentially 6 credits pending approval of for-credit cultural program)

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1

 

Hong Kong
HKUST International Summer Program CANCELLED FOR 2021

Host Institution:

The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Location(s):

Hong Kong, China

Dates:

June 21 - August 14, 2021

Credits:

up to 9 UofA credits

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by February 1

 

PolyU International Summer School ONLINE ONLY FOR 2021

Host Institution:

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Location(s):

Hong Kong, China

Dates:

Classes: July 15 - Aug 20, 2021

Credits:

up to 6 UofA credits (business & non-business courses usually offered)

Notes:

Accommodation fee waived for exchange students

 

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1

 

Korea
Hanyang International Summer School (HISS)

Host Institution:

Hanyang University

Location(s):

Seoul, South Korea

Dates:

July 5 - 30, 2021

Credits:

up to 9 UofA credits

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1
*NOTE: Participants on this program pay fees directly to the host institution and do not pay tuition at the University of Alberta.

 

Mexico
iSummerMX Programs

Host Institution:

Tecnológico de Monterrey

Location(s):

Various locations (Mexico City, Querétaro, Leon & Monterrey), Mexico

Dates:

July 5 - 30, 2021

Credits:

3 - 6 UofA credits pending BCom Office approval

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1

 

Norway
NHH Summer School ONLINE ONLY

Host Institution:

NHH - Norwegian School of Economics

Location(s):

Bergen, Norway (the 2021 program will be virtual)

Dates:

June 14 - 25, 2021

Participants may choose one of the following summer courses:

Social Entrepreneurship

Credits:

6 ECTS (equivalent to 3 UofA credits)

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1

 

Singapore
SMU Global Summer Programme (GSP) PARTIALLY ONLINE
"Asian Insights"

Host Institution:

Singapore Management University (SMU)

Location(s):

Singapore

Dates:

June 28 - July 23, 2021 (Online classes, dialogues and activities)

July 12 - July 23, 2021 (Optional In-Singapore Programme)*

* Applicants will be informed by April 2021 if the in-person programme will go ahead pending the current global COVID-19 situation

Credits:

1-2 SMU credits/3-6 UofA credits (pending BCom Office approval)

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1
*NOTE: Participants on this program pay fees directly to the host institution and do not pay tuition at the University of Alberta.

 

Scotland
University of Edinburgh Summer School

Host Institution:

The University of Edinburgh

Location(s):

Edinburgh, Scotland

Dates:

Depends on course(s); between July 5 - August 27, 2021

Credits:

Varies by course; some courses are non-credit bearing

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1
*NOTE: Participants on this program pay fees directly to the host institution and do not pay tuition at the University of Alberta.

 

Spain
Universidad Pontificia Comillas Summer Programs 2021 NEW!

Host Institution:

Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid

Location(s):

Madrid, Spain

Dates:

May 17 - June 11, 2021

Spanish Language and Culture Course

May 24 - June 18, 2021

Digital Marketing and Digital Business

Innovation of the 4IR in a Globalized World

*The above courses are taught in English. Other Specialized Summer Courses in the areas of Business Administration and Management, Law, Engineering, Marketing, Human and Social Sciences and International Relations taught in Spanish are also offered May 24-June 18 or June 28-July 23, 2021

Credits:

equivalent to 3 UofA credits (pending BCom Office approval)

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1
*NOTE: Participants on this program pay fees directly to the host institution and do not pay tuition at the University of Alberta.

 

Thailand
TBS Summer School

Host Institution:

Thammasat Business School, Thammasat University

Location(s):

Bangkok, Thailand

Dates:

July 10 - 24, 2020

*courses taught by visiting lecturers from WHU, Germany

Credits:

Up to 7.5 ECTS (3 UofA credits)

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by March 1