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

Host Institution:

Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Vienna University of Economics & Business)

Location(s):

Vienna, Austria

Dates:

July Session: July 3- 21, 2023

August Session: July 24 - Aug 11, 2023

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

 

Belgium
ICHEC Summer School in Regenerative Innovation (not available for 2022)

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

Language and Culture Course

Host Institution:

HEC Montréal, Business Language Training Centre

Location(s):

Montréal, Québec

Dates:

July 10 - August 4, 2023

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 (not offered for 2022)

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" (not offered for 2022)

"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 (not offered for 2022)

"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 (cancelled for 2022)

"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)

Host Institution:

Copenhagen Business School

Location(s):

Copenhagen, Denmark

Dates:

Regular ISUP Program:

June 26 - Aug 4, 2023

Intensive Short Courses*:

June 27 - July 14, 2023

 

*Short Courses may not be taken together or with the 6-week Regular ISUP Program

Credits:

15 ECTS (equivalent to 7.5 UofA credits) for the 6-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 22 - May 31, 2023: Small & Family Business module (Grenoble)

June 1 - June 09, 2023: 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 (Not available for 2022; Returning 2023)

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 2023 Online and In-person Options

Host Institution:

KEDGE Business School

Location(s):

Marseille/Bordeaux/Paris, France

Dates:

Marseille 

June 5 - 16: Sports Marketing, Communication & Strategic Management program (2 courses)

June 12 - 23: Design Thinking & Managing the Creative Process (2 courses)

June 26 - July 7: Global Finance & International Business: A Mediterranean Perspective program (2 courses)

July 11 - 22: Ethics, Business, Society and Changes Toward Sustainability program (2 courses)

Bordeaux

June 5 -16: Supply Chain Management & Design program (2 courses)

June 19 - 30: Entrepreneurship program (2 courses)

June 26 - July 21: Wine & Tourism in France program (2 courses)

July 4 - July 15: Value Creation & Innovation in Marketing program (2 courses)

Paris

TBD: Sustainable and Digital Marketing program (2 courses)

July 17 - 28: Disruptive Technologies & Modern Management program (2 courses)

Online - Digital Summer School

June 20 - July 1: Social Business and Sustainable Entrepreneurship program (2 courses)

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

Credits:

4 ECTS (equivalent to 2 UofA credits) per course/8 ECTS (equivalent to 4 UofA credits) per package

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 09 - May 23, 2023

Session II: May 14 - May 26, 2023

Online Session: May 7 - May 20, 2023

*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 28 - June 16, 2023

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 (ISP)

Host Institution:

The Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Location(s):

Hong Kong, China

Dates:

June 19 - August 12, 2023

Credits:

up to 9 UofA credits

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

Apply through the Alberta School of Business International Office by February 10

 

PolyU International Summer School

Host Institution:

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Location(s):

Hong Kong, China

Dates:

Leadership Academy: June 13 - July 15, 2022

3 courses offered from the Service-Learning and Leadership Office for those interested in civic responsibility issues and leadership in a cross-cultural setting

Main Session: July 18 - Aug 16, 2022

9 morning and afternoon courses offered on subjects ranging from Chinese Language, Culture and Society; Design, Innovation and Technology; to Business, Entrepreneurship and Global Leadership

*students may choose 1-2 courses from either session or a mixture from both

Credits:

up to 6 UofA credits (business & non-business options)

Notes:

Accommodation fee waived for exchange students

 

BCom:

MBA:

UofA Tuition:

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

 

Korea
Hanyang International Summer School (HISS)

Host Institution:

Hanyang University

Location(s):

Seoul, South Korea

Dates:

July 3 - July 28, 2023

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

Dates:

July 4 - 29, 2022

Participants may choose one of the following summer courses:

Global Business (Mexico City, Querétaro, Leon & Monterrey)

Marketing Insights (Mexico City, Puebla, Querétaro & Guadalajara)

Aeronautics Industry (Querétaro, Chihuahua, & Mexico City)

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 (Not available for 2022; Returning 2023)

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)
"Asian Insights"

Host Institution:

Singapore Management University (SMU)

Location(s):

Singapore

Dates:

June 26 - July 21, 2023 

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); 2022 details will be available in February

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

Host Institution:

Universidad Pontificia Comillas de Madrid

Location(s):

Madrid, Spain

Dates:

May 16 - June 10, 2022

Spanish Language and Culture Course

June 6 - July 1, 2022

June 27 - July 22, 2022

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, Marketing, Human and Social Sciences and International Relations taught in Spanish are also offered June 6-July 1 or June 27-July 22, 2022

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