Overseas Summer Programmes for Taught Postgraduate Students

Enriching Students’ Global Perspective

To live up to our motto of Nurturing Ethical Leaders with Global Vision, the HKBU School of Business has been encouraging our students to experience the world via a prolonged summer programme. Not only does this align with our mission, employers in Hong Kong reflect to us on various occasions that they see enhanced competitiveness in graduates with overseas experience. To offer more chances and exposure, the School consolidated the following summer programmes for our Taught Postgraduate students of the 2021/2022 cohort.

Application Deadline: 28 February 2022 (Monday)

Summer Programmes 2022 for HKBU Business Postgraduate Students

Top Universities in the USA

Boston University, the USA

Boston Summer Term 2022

Date

More than 700 courses in 70 subjects are available in the following periods:

  • Session 1: 24 May – 1 July 2022
  • Session 2: 5 July – 12 August 2022

Location

Boston, the USA

Mode of Study

Both on-campus “face-to-face” and online courses are available

Fees

  • Approx. HK$6,000 – HK$15,000 per credit (for courses at master’s level)
  • Courses vary from 1 credit to 4 credits.
  • Additional flight ticket, local transportation and medical insurance costs, and personal expenses required

Housing and Optional Dining Plan

  • Housing
    - Additional approx. HK$13,000 – HK$20,000 for 6-week
    - Additional approx. HK$25,000 – HK$45,000 for 12-week
  • Optional dining plan:
    - Additional approx. HK$8,000 – HK$13,000 for 6-week
    - Additional approx. HK$15,000 – HK$25,000 for 12-week

Courses Available

  • More than 700 courses in 70 subjects, such as Accounting, Actuarial Science, Economics, Finance, International Relations, Management, Marketing, Project Management, Questrom School of Business (Graduate Students) – MBA and other courses for graduate students, Statistics…. are available.
  • Courses are taught in English at both bachelor's and master's levels.

Remarks

  • Click here for the full course list
  • Top University (#112 in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and #62 in THE World University Rankings 2022)

Boston University

Boston University

Boston University

Boston University

Boston University

Boston University

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University of California, Berkeley, the USA

Berkeley Summer Sessions

Date

Various sessions are available:

  • Session A (6-week): 23 May – 1 July 2022
  • Session B (10-week): 6 June – 12 August 2022
  • Session C (8-week): 21 June – 12 August 2022
  • Session D (6-week): 5 July – 12 August 2022
  • Session E (3-week): 25 July – 12 August 2022
  • Session F (3-week): 5 – 22 July 2022
  • Session 12W (12-week): 23 May – 12 August 2022

Location

Berkeley, California, the USA

Mode of Study

Both on-campus “face-to-face” and online courses are available

Fees

  • Per credit unit: Approx. HK$4,500
  • Per course of 4 credit units (most of the courses are 4 credits): Approx. HK$18,000
  • Additional approx. HK$7,500 for application, registration, international service and document management fees
  • Additional flight ticket, local transportation and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

  • Accommodation cost: Additional approx. HK$8,000 – HK$16,000 for 6-week (for on-campus “face-to-face” mode)
  • Click here for more information on accommodation

Courses Available

  • More than 600 courses offered by 90 academic departments are available.
  • Some of the business courses at master’s level:

    (1) Mathematical Tools for Economics (Session E, 25 July – 12 August 2022, 3-week, on-campus “face-to-face”)
    - This course provides a rigorous abstract treatment of the elements of real analysis and linear algebra central to current research in economics.

    (2) MBA: Practical Training (Session C, 21 June – 12 August 2022, 8-week, on-campus “face-to-face”)
    - Participants will be provided with opportunities to make connections between the theory and practice of academic study and the practical application of that study in a professional work environment.
    - Internships are completed under the guidance of an on-site supervisor and a faculty sponsor, who assist participants to learn and reflect.

Remarks

  • Click here for the full course list
  • Click here to view the International Visitor Catalog 2022
  • Top university (Top American University by the Forbes magazine, #32 in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and #8 in the THE World University Rankings 2022)

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

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Yale University, the USA

Yale Summer Session

Date

Various courses are available in the following periods:

  • Session A: 30 May – 1 July 2022
  • Session B: 4 July – 5 August 2022

Location

New Haven, Connecticut, the USA

Mode of Study

Both on-campus “face-to-face” and online courses are available

Fees

  • For the course “Postgraduate Seminar Online” (online mode): Approx. HK$12,000
  • For the course “Business Seminar” (on-campus “face-to-face” mode): Approx. HK$45,000 including tuition, application, visa processing and medical insurance fees
  • Additional flight ticket and local transportation costs, and personal expenses required

Housing

  • For 5-week accommodation (either Session A or B): Additional approx. HK$32,000
  • For 10-week accommodation (both Session A and B): Additional approx. HK$56,000

Courses Available

(1) Postgraduate Seminar Online (Session B, 4 July – 5 August 2022, online mode)
  • A 5-week intensive English programme for mature or professional participants to study English in a serious academic setting
  • Participants will:
    - Practice academic research skills
    - Learn the conventions of academic writing (citing sources, intellectual property rights, making use of the internet, scholarly publications)
    - Discuss assigned readings that model processes and strategies used in academic writing
    - Develop active listening skills using conversation, interviews, media broadcasts, lectures, and films
    - Learn the conventions of presentations, roundtable or panel discussions and small-group conversation
    - Increase academic, professional and everyday vocabulary
(2) Business Seminar (Session B, 4 July – 5 August 2022, on-campus “face-to-face” mode)
  • A 5-week programme takes participants’ business English to the next level
  • Participants will:
    - Study concepts and terminology found in strategic planning, organisation, investment analysis, and developing a business plan
    - Participate in lectures, discussions, case studies, readings, and small group work with presentations
    - Practice in the case method to explore business strategies and concepts
    - Engage in team building and international networking with peers
    - Build leadership skills with a ziplining field trip

Remarks

  • Click here to view the course “Postgraduate Seminar Online”
  • Click here to view the course “Business Seminar”
  • Click here for the full course list
  • Top university (#14 in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and #9 in the THE World University Rankings 2022)

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

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Top Universities in the UK

Imperial College London, the UK

Business School Summer School

Date

Two sessions are available. Participants can study one course from either session or up to two courses (one from each session):

  • Session 1: 4 – 22 July 2022
  • Session 2: 25 July – 12 August 2022

Location

London, the UK

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face” but online is also available

Fees

  • For 1 course:
    -Approx. HK$23,000 for early bird (on or before 21 April 2022)
    -Approx. HK$25,000 on or after 22 April 2022
  • For 2 courses:
    -Approx. HK$40,000 for early bird (on or before 21 April 2022)
    -Approx. HK$45,000 on or after 22 April 2022
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, and personal expenses required

Housing

  • Accommodation cost: Additional approx. HK$800 per night
  • The organiser is committed to offering accommodation that is safe, high quality and great value.

Courses Available

The Summer School courses spread over 2 sessions. Participants can study one course from either session or up to 2 courses (1 course from each session):

(1) Session 1: 3 courses are available
  • Business Analytics
  • Principles of Finance
  • Machine Learning and Applied Statistics
(2) Session 2: 2 courses are available:
  • Business Strategy and Consulting
  • Digital Marketing

Remarks

  • Triple-accredited business school
  • Top university (#7 in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and #12 in the THE World University Rankings 2022)

Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Imperial College London

Imperial College London

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University of Liverpool, the UK

International Summer School

Date

  • Full Programme (Weeks 1 – 6): 12 June – 22 July 2022
  • Weeks 1 – 3 Programme: 12 June – 1 July 2022
  • Weeks 4 – 6 Programme: 30 June – 22 July 2022

Location

Liverpool, the UK

Mode of Study

  • Both on-campus “face-to-face” and online courses are available
  • Business-related courses are only available on-campus “face-to-face”.
  • Online courses are from non-business fields.

Fee

  • For 3-week programme:
    - For on-campus “face-to-face” mode: Approx. HK$25,000 including accommodation
    - For online mode: Approx. HK$19,000
  • For Full programme (6-week):
    - For on-campus “face-to-face” mode: Approx. HK$48,000 including accommodation
    - For online mode: Approx. HK$38,000
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, and personal expenses required

Housing

Accommodation cost is included in the above-mentioned fees.

Courses Available

For on-campus “face-to-face” mode:

  • Student can choose 1 module with 15-credit or 3 modules with 5-credit each.

(1) Week 1 – 3 (15-credit modules): 2 courses are available

  • Cemented by Blood: Liverpool and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • Intercultural Leadership and Business

(2) Week 1 – 3 (5-credit modules): 8 courses are available

  • Vikings in Britain
  • Liverpool, City of Transformations
  • Art and Public Sculpture
  • International Relations
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Challenges in Global Health
  • Critical Thinking in an Age of Fake News and False Information
  • English Communication Skills [non-credit bearing]

(3) Week 4 – 6 (15-credit modules): 2 courses are available

  • Shakespeare, His World, Our World
  • Liverpool, Memory and the Media

(4) Week 4 – 6 (5-credit modules): 11 courses are available

  • Sustainable Development: Case Studies in Liverpool City
  • Developing a Global Green University Campus
  • Liverpool, City of Music
  • Football City: Sport and Culture in Liverpool
  • 60s Culture – Beatles, Merseypoets and the Visual Arts in Liverpool
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Leadership in Contemporary Business
  • Topical Conversations in Psychology
  • An Introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language
  • English Communication Skills [non-credit bearing]

For online mode:

  • Student can choose 1 module with 15-credit.

(5) Week 1 – 3 (15-credit module): 1 course is available

  • Sustainable Development Goals, Global Challenge, Local Action, Achieved Outcomes

(6) Week 4 – 6 (15-credit module): 1 course is available

  • Fake News, Fake Science and Critical Thinking. What Should I Believe?

Remarks

  • Click here to view the 2022 International Summer School Module Guide
  • Top university (#189 in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and #178 in the THE World University Rankings 2022)

University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

University of Liverpool

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University of Oxford, the UK

Oxford Summer Courses (for 18-24 Years Old)

Date

More than 40 subjects are available (for participants from 18-24 years old):

  • 1-week courses commencing from late June to mid August 2022
  • 2-week courses commencing from late June to mid August 2022
  • Exact course dates and periods vary

Locations

Oxford or Cambridge, the UK

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”

Fees

  • For 1-week course: Approx. HK$25,000
  • For 2-week course: Approx. HK$57,000
  • Tuition fee, accommodation and meal costs are included in the above-mentioned fees.
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

Accommodation cost is included in the above-mentioned fees.

Courses Available

  • More than 40 subjects for participants from 18-24 years old to choose from
  • Some of business-related courses:
    (1) Business and Entrepreneurship (2-week course)
    - Oxford Campus: Commencing on 26 June, 3 July, 10 July, 17 July, 24 July, 31 July, 7 August and 14 August 2022
    - Cambridge Campus: Commencing on 3 July, 10 July, 17 July and 24 July 2022

    (2) Economics (2-week course)
    - Oxford Campus: Commencing on 26 June, 3 July, 10 July, 17 July, 24 July, 31 July, 7 August and 14 August 2022
    - Cambridge Campus: Commencing on 3 July, 10 July, 17 July and 24 July 2022

    (3) Future MBA (1-week course)
    - Oxford Campus: Exact commencing date to be confirmed

    (4) Innovation and Technology (2-week course)
    - Cambridge Campus: Commencing on 3 July, 10 July, 17 July and 24 July 2022

    (5) International Development (2-week course)
    - Oxford Campus: Commencing on 26 June, 3 July, 10 July, 17 July, 24 July, 31 July, 7 August and 14 August 2022

    (6) International Relations (2-week course)
    - Oxford Campus: Commencing on 26 June, 3 July, 10 July, 17 July, 24 July, 31 July, 7 August and 14 August 2022
    - Cambridge Campus: Commencing on 3 July, 10 July, 17 July and 24 July 2022

    (7) Leadership (2-week course)
    - Oxford Campus: Commencing on 26 June, 3 July, 10 July, 17 July, 24 July, 31 July, 7 August and 14 August 2022

    (8) Marketing and Media (1-week course)
    - Oxford Campus: Exact commencing date to be confirmed
     

Remarks

  • Click here to review the webinar about the Oxford summer courses
  • Click here to review several previous participants’ testimonials
  • Click here for the full course list (for participants from 18-24 years old)
  • Top university (#2 in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and #1 in the THE World University Rankings 2022)

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

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Top Universities in Singapore and South Korea

Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore

GEM Trailblazer Summer

Date

4 different options are available:

  • 6-week programme: 15 June – 30 July 2022
  • 4-week programme: 29 June – 30 July 2022
  • 2-week programme (option 1): 29 June – 16 July 2022
  • 2-week programme (option 2): 13 – 30 July 2022

Location

Singapore

Mode of Study

Both on-campus “face-to-face” and online courses are available

Fees

  • For 1 course: Approx. HK$16,000
  • For 2 courses: Approx. HK$26,000
  • Additional flight ticket, local transportation, meal and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

  • Accommodation cost (for 2-week): Additional approx. HK$3,000
  • Accommodation cost (for 4-week): Additional approx. HK$5,500
  • Accommodation cost (for 6-week): Additional approx. HK$8,000

Courses Available

More than 30 courses across 5 tracks are available. Participants can choose up to 2 courses:

  1. Track 1: Language and Cultural Studies (2 courses are available)
    • Malay Language
    • Chinese Language and Cultural Studies
  2. Track 2: Entrepreneurship and Innovation (2 courses are available)
    • Venturing Into Entrepreneurship
    • New Venture Financing
  3. Track 3: Creative Design and Media (7 courses are available)
    • Painting with Watercolors
    • Digital Media and Visual Arts: Still Imaging
    • Drawing
    • Interactive Art
    • Voice Studies and Production (new)
    • Communication Design
    • Film Studies
  4. Track 4: Success in the Globalised Marketplace (14 courses are available)
    • Accounting: A User's Perspective (6-week course)
    • Business Finance (6-week course)
    • Organisational Behaviour and Design
    • Social Marketing: Making this World a Better Place
    • Cultural Intelligence: How to be an Explorer of the World
    • Leadership in the 21st Century
    • Foundation of Information Analytics
    • Analytics I: Visual and Predictive Techniques (4-week course)
    • Digital Marketing – Connecting with Customers in Today's World (4-week course)
    • Communication Management Strategies (4-week course)
    • Strategic Management (4-week course)
    • Cultural Psychology (new)
    • Artificial Intelligence and New Technology Law (new)
    • Environmental Sustainability (new)
  5. Track 5: New Technologies, New World (5 courses are available)
    • Human Computer Interaction
    • Artificial Intelligence and Data Mining
    • Cyber Security
    • Bioprinting: Principles and Applications
    • 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing

Remark

Top University (#1 in the QS Top 50 Under 50 2021, #1 in the THE Young University Rankings 2021, #12 in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and #46 in the THE World University Rankings 2022)

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

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Sungkyunkwan University, Korea

SKKU International Summer Semester (ISS)

Date

24 June – 22 July 2022

Location

Seoul, South Korea

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”

Fee

  • For 1 course: Approx. HK$9,000 (including extra-curricular activity fees)
  • For 2 courses: Approx. HK$16,000 (including extra-curricular activity fees)
  • Additional approx. HK$700 for the application fee
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

Accommodation cost: Additional approx. HK$4,500 (shared room)

Courses Available

  • Courses from the fields of Business and Economics (16 courses are available), Social Science and Humanities, Computer and Data Science (8 courses are available), Engineering and Korean Studies and Korean Language are available.
  • Participants can choose up to 3 courses.
  • 16 courses are available under “Business and Economics”:
    (1) Morning Session (09:00 – 11:45)
    - An In-depth Look at the Role of Culture in Global Marketing
    - Advertising and Popular Culture
    - Digital Marketing
    - Behavioral Economics and the Economics of Altruism
    - Principles of Finance
    - Strategic Management
    - Understanding International Finance, the Global Economy, and Exchange Rates
    - Forecasting and Time Series Analysis Utilising Big Data

    (2) Afternoon Session (13:00 – 15:45)
    - Business Analytics
    - Consumer Behavior
    - Macroeconomics: policy and business after the financial crisis
    - Investment theory
    - Psychology of Fintech
    - The Present and Future of International Trade
    - International Business and Management
    - Corporate Finance
  • 8 courses are available under “Computer and Data Science”:
    (1) Morning Session (09:00 – 11:45)
    - Statistics in Python
    - Data Visualisation
    - Introduction to Computer Architecture
    - Algorithm and Problem Solving
    - Introduction to Machine Learning

    (2) Afternoon (13:00 – 15:45)
    - Artificial Intelligence
    - Human Computer Interaction
    - Cyber Security

Remarks

  • Click here for the full course list
  • Top University (#1 private university in Korea by the THE and US News, #97 in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and #122 in THE World University Rankings 2022)

Sungkyunkwan University

Sungkyunkwan University

Sungkyunkwan University

Sungkyunkwan University

Sungkyunkwan University

Sungkyunkwan University

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Yonsei University, South Korea

Yonsei International Summer School

Date

Various courses from different fields are available in the following periods:

  • 4-week programme: 28 June – 21 July 2022
  • 6-week programme: 28 June – 4 August 2022

Location

Seoul, South Korea

Mode of Study

Both on-campus “face-to-face” and online courses are available

Fees

  • For 1 course: Approx. HK$12,000
  • For 2 courses: Approx. HK$21,000
  • For 3 courses: Approx. HK$25,000
  • Additional HK$1,500 for the field trip
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

  • 4-week accommodation cost: Additional approx. HK$4,000 – HK$7,000
  • 6-week accommodation cost: Additional approx. HK$5,000 – HK$8,000

Course Available

  • Courses from the fields of Arts and Humanities, Korean Studies, Business and Economics (more than 20 courses in the 6-week programme and 2 courses in the 4-week programme), Social Sciences, Korean Language, East Asian Studies, Science and Technology and Internship (1 option in the 6-week programme) are available.
  • Participants can choose up to 3 courses.
  • Courses from the field of Business and Economics:
    (1) More than 20 courses are in the 6-week programme:
    - Calculus
    - Corporate Finance
    - Econometrics (1)
    - Economic Sociology
    - Financial Accounting
    - Global Marketing Management
    - Global Supply Chain Management
    - International Human Resource Management
    - International Management
    - Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Venture Capital
    - Introduction to Accounting Information Systems and Data Analytics
    - Introduction to Corporate Finance
    - Introduction to Investment Management
    - Introduction to Statistics
    - Law and Economics
    - Macroeconomics
    - Marketing
    - Microeconomic Policy
    - Microeconomics
    - Operations Management
    - Principles of Macroeconomics
    - Principles of Managerial Accounting
    - Principles of Microeconomics
    - Strategic Management

    (2) 2 courses are in the 4-week programme:
    - Entrepreneurship and Management
    - Korean Economy
  • 6-week course from the field of Internship:
    - Yonsei Summer Internship Programme (Korea Summer Internship)

Remarks

  • Click here for the full course list
  • Top University (#79 in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and #151 in THE World University Rankings 2022)

Georgia State University

Georgia State University

Georgia State University

Georgia State University

Georgia State University

Georgia State University

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Top Universities in Israel and the Netherlands

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

Rothberg International School Summer Courses

Date

4 courses from the field of “Business and Legal Studies” are available:

  • Course 1 “Start-Ups and Innovation: The Israeli Model”: 27 June – 21 July 2022
  • Course 2 “Breakthrough Technologies: Shaping the Future”: 27 June – 21 July 2022
  • Course 3 “Transdisciplinary Innovation Programme (TIP)”: 4 July – 10 August 2022
  • Course 4 “International Summer Programme in Economics Education (ISEE)”: 27 June – 21 July 2022

Location

Jerusalem, Israel

Mode of Study

Both on-campus “face-to-face” and online courses are available

Fees

  • Course 1 and 2:
    - Approx. HK$23,000 for on-campus “face-to-face” course including accommodation cost
    - Approx. HK$12,000 for online course
  • Course 3:
    -Approx. HK$29,000 for on-campus “face-to-face” course including accommodation cost
    -Approx. HK$20,000 for online course
  • Course 4:
    - Approx. HK$46,000 for on-campus “face-to-face” course including accommodation cost
    - Approx. HK$39,000 for online course
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

Accommodation cost is included in the above-mentioned fees.

Courses Available

4 courses from the field of “Business and Legal Studies” are available:

(1) Start-Ups and Innovation: The Israeli Model (27 June – 21 July 2022)

  • The course provides practical concepts and real-world insights on:
    - Understanding new trends and markets
    - Ideation and problem-solving
    - Selling the idea and networking
    - Business model generation
    - Product development
    - Fundraising
    - Marketing and customer development
    - Culture and company building
    - Managing uncertainty and opportunities

(2) Breakthrough Technologies: Shaping the Future (27 June – 21 July 2022)

  • Participants will meet with groundbreaking researchers, leading executives, and industry experts to investigate the latest developments in:
    - Technology (including internet and artificial intelligence)
    - Agriculture and food
    - Water and energy
    - Materials and production
    - Transportation
    - Medicine and healthcare
    - Security

(3) Transdisciplinary Innovation Programme (TIP) (4 July – 10 August 2022)

  • Participants will learn alongside entrepreneurs, business leaders, scientists, and engineers from around the world, in which course components include:
    - Hands-on training workshops
    - Interactive group discussions
    - In-person or virtual tours at Israeli hi-techs in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv
    - Presenting venture to potential customers, partners, and investors

(4) International Summer Programme in Economics Education (ISEE) (27 June – 21 July 2022)

  • The course is made up of modules from 7 areas of economics, in which participants may choose a minimum of 5 modules or a maximum of all 7 modules:
    - Microeconomic Theory 1
    - Microeconomic Theory 2
    - Econometrics
    - Finance
    - Public Finance
    - Behavioral Economics
    - Incentives in Organisations

Remark

Top university (#198 in the QS World University Rankings 2022)

Aarhus University

Aarhus University

Aarhus University

Aarhus University

Aarhus University

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University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

UvA Summer School

Date

15 courses at master’s level from different fields are available:

  • Course 1 “Building Brands and Influencing Behaviour”: 1 – 22 July 2022
  • Course 2 “Multilateralism, Globalisation and Corporate Diplomacy”: 1 – 22 July 2022
  • Other courses: From late June to July 2022, 2-week to 4-week (exact course periods vary)

Location

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Mode of Study

Both courses at master’s level from the field of “Economics and Business” are on-campus “face-to-face” (but other online courses are also available)

Fees

  • For online mode: Approx. HK$7,500 – HK$19,000 per course
  • For on-campus “face-to-face” mode: Approx. HK$15,000 per course
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

Accommodation cost: Additional approx. HK$4,500 – HK$6,000

Courses Available

2 courses at master’s level from the fields of Economics and Business are available:

(1) Building Brands and Influencing Bahaviour (on-campus “face-to-face”) (1 – 22 July 2022)

  • Course descriptions:
    - To examine what factors create a winning brand
    - To analyse the strategies behind it
    - To learn how to build a winning brand strategy yourself.
  • The course is set up for participants to learn both the theory and practice of branding. All concepts are accompanied by real-life examples and supported by various exercises. Participants will also join a variety of expert guest speakers’ lessons.

(2) Multilateralism, Globalisation and Corporate Diplomacy (on-campus “face-to-face”) (1 – 22 July 2022)

  • Participants will explore the pillars on which the global system is built, from the basics of the United Nations and Bretton Woods, to the G7 and G20, and the emerging multilateral institutions within BRICs.
  • Course contents include:
    - Economic diplomacy
    - Multi-stakeholder institutions
    - The role of civil society
    - The power of an individual to drive change

Remarks

  • Triple-accredited business school
  • Top university (#55 in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and #65 in the THE World University Rankings 2022)

University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam

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University of Groningen, the Netherlands

University of Groningen Summer Schools

Date

Various courses from different fields are available:

  • Business course “Corporate Governance and the Effectiveness of Boards”: 4 – 8 July 2022

Location

Groningen, the Netherlands

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”

Fees

  • Approx. HK$6,000 for the above-mentioned business course
  • Additional flight ticket, local transportation and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

Additional accommodation cost required, and participants need to find the accommodation by themselves.

Courses Available

For the “Corporate Governance and the Effectiveness of Boards” course, topics include:

  • Introduction to corporate governance and agency theory
  • Executive compensation
  • Board composition and dynamics
  • Board leadership
  • Ownership structure and the role of shareholders
  • Data and methods in corporate governance research: Dealing with endogeneity
  • Comparative corporate governance
  • Business elites and top management teams
  • Corporate governance research: Using survey data
  • Recent trends in corporate governance research
  • Presentations of research proposals and papers

Remarks

  • Click here for the full course list
  • Top university (#88 in the U.S. News Best Global Universities Ranking, #128 in the QS World University Rankings 2022, and #80 in the THE World University Rankings 2022)

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

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Low-cost / Affordable Choices

ESSCA School of Management, Hungary

Budapest Summer Programme

Date

20 June – 15 July 2022

Location

Budapest, Hungary

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus "face-to-face"

Fees

  • No need to pay tuition fees (free tuition)
  • Additional approx. HK$8,000 per month for the organisational costs covering accommodation, company visits, course materials, visa application fee and other costs
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, and personal expenses required

Housing

Accommodation cost is included in the above-mentioned organisational costs.

Courses Available

Two options with two modules in each option:

(1) Option 1

  • Human Centered Management and Leadership
  • Economic and Business Opportunities between Europe and Asia

(2) Option 2

  • International Marketing and Logistics
  • Self Leadership and Self Branding

Remarks

  • Click here to view the brochure
  • Triple-accredited business school

ESSCA School of Management

ESSCA School of Management

ESSCA School of Management

ESSCA School of Management

ESSCA School of Management

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LUISS Business School, Italy

Graduate Exchange Programme "MBA Summer Term"

Date

MBA Summer Term: 7 June – 23 July 2022

Location

Rome, Italy

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”

Fees

  • No need to pay tuition fees (free tuition)
  • Places are limited: LUISS Business School can only host 2 students from HKBU.
  • If there are more than 2 interested students, HKBU will need to liaise with LUISS Business School about increasing the student quota. Therefore, there might be a chance that some interested students won’t be nominated to this summer programme.

Housing

  • Accommodation cost (per month): Additional approx. HK$5,000 (single room) or approx. HK$3,500 (shared room)
  • A security deposit of approx. HK$5,000 is usually required.

Courses Available

MBA summer term lasts for two months. It offers one Industry Focus (16 contact hours) and one Track (30 contact hours):

  • Track: Each track comprises 3 courses (10 contact hours each). Participants must pass all 3 courses to be able to receive a grade for the Track. Most popular tracks: Financial Management, International Business, Marketing.
  • Industry Focus: Courses are totally taught by managers, professionals and company partners. Each course composes of 4 or 5 lessons. Most popular industries: Energy, Health and Pharmaceutical, Luxury and Fashion.
  • Normal workload for a participant is one Track (with 3 courses) and one Industry Focus. Track and Industry Focus won’t overlap.

Remark

Triple-accredited business school

LUISS Business School

LUISS Business School

LUISS Business School

LUISS Business School

LUISS Business School

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Radboud University, The Netherlands

Radboud Summer School

Date

More than 80 courses from different fields are available:

  • Course 1 “European Banking: Strategic and Regulatory Issues”: 15 – 19 August 2022
  • Course 2 “Experiments in Behavioural Economics: Methodology and Applications”: 8 – 12 August 2022
  • Course 3 “International Grail: Communities-with-a-Heart”: 4 – 8 July 2022
  • Course 4 “Introduction to Design Thinking and Service Design”: 8 – 12 August 2022
  • Course 5 “Serious Games for Analysing and Supporting Complex Decision-Making”: 11 – 15 July 2022

Location

Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus "face-to-face"

Fees

  • Fee vary for different courses
  • For the 5 courses from "Business & Economics" at master’s level: Approx. HK$4,500 - HK$5,500 per course

Housing

  • In July: Additional approx. HK$3,500 – HK$5,500 (single room in a hotel) for 6 nights
  • In August: Participants can book the student rooms close to campus (additional cost required), price to be advised

Courses Available

  • A broad variety of courses, over 80 courses at bachelor’s and master’s levels, from the fields of Brain and Behaviour, Business and Economics, Contemporary Discussions, Education, Health Care, History, Philosophy and Culture, Language and Communication, Law and Politics, Science, Skills Training, Social Research Methods, and Social Sciences are available.
  • 5 courses are from the field of “Business and Economics” at master’s level:
    (1) European Banking: Strategic and Regulatory Issues (15 – 19 August 2022)
    (2) Experiments in Behavioural Economics: Methodology and Applications (8 – 12 August 2022)
    (3) International Grail: Communities-with-a-Heart (4 – 8 July 2022)
    (4) Introduction to Design Thinking and Service Design (8 – 12 August 2022)
    (5) Serious Games for Analysing and Supporting Complex Decision-Making (11 – 15 July 2022)

Remark

Click here for the full course list

Radboud University

Radboud University

Radboud University

Radboud University

Radboud University

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University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana Summer School

Date

4 - 22 July 2022

Location

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Mode of Study

  • Both on-campus “face-to-face” and online courses are available.
  • Courses at master’s level are only available on-campus “face-to-face”.
  • Online course is at bachelor’s level.

Fees

  • For 1 course: Approx. HK$7,000
  • For 2 courses: Approx. HK$10,000
  • Additional flight ticket, local transportation and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

Accommodation and meal package cost: Additional approx. HK$3,500

Courses Available

  • Students can register for 1 course or 2 courses in different time slots.
  • 10 business courses at master’s level (on-campus “face-to-face” mode only) are available:
    (1) Applied Regression Analysis for Economics, Finance and Business in Stata and R
    (2) Behavioural and Experimental Economics
    (3) Business Analytics: Management and Technologies
    (4) Data Analytics: Tools for Big Data
    (5) Digital and Social Media Marketing
    (6) Human to Human Marketing
    (7) Introduction to Neuro-Marketing
    (8) Rise, Evolution and Industrial Organisation of the Fintech Sector
    (9) Strategic Brand Management: meaning, value and culture
    (10)“We Are Not Them!" Identity Clashes in Europe

Remarks

  • Click here for the full course list
  • Triple-accredited business school

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands

VU Amsterdam Summer School

Date

Various 1-week or 2-week courses are available in the following periods:

  • Session 1: 4 – 15 July 2022
  • Session 2: 18 – 29 July 2022

Location

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”

Fees

  • For 1-week course: Approx. HK$4,500
  • For 2-week course: Approx. HK$8,000
  • Additional flight ticket, optional social programme, local transportation and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

  • Additional accommodation cost required
  • VU Amsterdam offers different accommodation options in different parts of Amsterdam. Click here for more information

Courses Available

  • Multi-disciplinary interactive small-scale courses, at bachelor’s and master’s levels, from the fields of “Earth and Sustainability”, “Economics and Entrepreneurship”, “Behaviour and Society”, “History and Heritage”, “Health Sciences and Health Care”, “Theology, Religion and Philosophy”, “Natural Sciences”, “Education”, “Law and Governance”, “Language and Communication”, “Engineering” and “Mathematics and Information Sciences” are available.
  • 5 courses from the fields of “Economics and Entrepreneurship” and “Law and Governance”, at master’s level are available:
    (1) Creativity and Innovation (4 – 15 July 2022, 2-week, on-campus “face-to-face”)
    (2) Econometrics of Networks (18 – 22 July 2022, 1-week, on-campus “face-to-face”)
    (3) International Criminal Justice (4 – 15 July 2022, 2-week, on-campus “face-to-face”)
    (4) Introduction to Business and International Management (4 – 15 July 2022, 2-week, on-campus “face-to-face”)
    (5) The Political Economy of Terrorism (18 – 29 July 2022, 2-week, on-campus “face-to-face”)

Remarks

  • Students can join either 1 session or combine courses to create a 4-week study.
  • Click here to the full course list
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Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Triple Accredited Business Schools in France and Singapore

ESSCA School of Management, France / Hungary

Summer Programmes: Angers and Budapest

ESSCA School of Management offers 2 options of 4 weeks summer programmes:

  • Angers Summer Programme
  • Budapest Summer Programme
Option 1 - Angers Summer Programme

Date

8 June – 8 July 2022 (4-week)

Locations

  • Angers and Paris, France; and
  • Brussels, Belgium

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus "face-to-face"

Fees

  • No need to pay tuition fees (free tuition)
  • Additional approx. HK$23,000 for the organisational costs covering the costs for accommodation, most of the breakfasts and lunches, all field visits, transportations across and within cities
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, and personal expenses required

Housing

  • Accommodation cost is included in the organisational costs.
  • Individual studio or shared accommodation (double-room basis), with an option of paying extra cost to upgrade accommodation

Courses Available

  1. European Union Studies
    • European Politics
    • European Economics
    • Brussels Field Seminar (field visits)
  2. Culture and Communication
    • Intercultural Communication
    • French Culture

Remark

Triple-accredited business school

Option 2 - Budapest Summer Programme

Date

20 June – 15 July 2022

Location

Budapest, Hungary

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus "face-to-face"

Fees

  • No need to pay tuition fees (free tuition)
  • Additional approx. HK$8,000 per month for the organisational costs covering accommodation, company visits, course materials, visa application fee and other costs
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, and personal expenses required

Housing

Accommodation cost is included in the above-mentioned organisational costs.

Courses Available

Two options with two modules in each option:

  1. Option 1
    • Human Centered Management and Leadership
    • Economic and Business Opportunities between Europe and Asia
  2. Option 2
    • International Marketing and Logistics
    • Self Leadership and Self Branding

Remark

Triple-accredited business school

ESSCA School of Management

ESSCA School of Management

ESSCA School of Management

ESSCA School of Management

ESSCA School of Management

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IESEG School of Management, France

Summer Programmes 2022

Date

6 different summer programmes are available:

  • Wine Business: 4 – 15 July 2022
  • Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability: 4 – 15 July 2022
  • Digital Marketing: 4 – 15 July 2022
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation: 4 – 15 July 2022
  • Fashion Business: 4 – 15 July 2022
  • International Summer Academy – Business and Management courses with cultural activities: 4 – 29 July 2022

Location

Paris, France

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”

Fees

  • Wine Business (2-week): Approx. HK$25,000
  • Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability (2-week): Approx. HK$22,000
  • Digital Marketing (2-week): Approx. HK$22,000
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (2-week): Approx. HK$22,000
  • Fashion Business (2-week): Approx. HK$22,000
  • International Summer Academy (4-week): Approx. HK$28,500
  • Tuition fees, accommodation in single room and extracurricular activity costs are being included in the above-mentioned fees.
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, and personal expenses required

Housing

Accommodation cost (in single room) is included in the above-mentioned fees.

Courses Available

  1. Wine Business (4 – 15 July 2022)
    • French Wine and Champagne: A Focus on the Product
    • French Wine and Champagne: A focus on the Ecosystem
    • Corporate Sessions
  2. Artificial Intelligence and Sustainability (4 – 15 July 2022)
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Sustainability
    • Corporate Sessions
  3. Digital Marketing (4 – 15 July 2022)
    • Brand Management
    • Digital Marketing Strategy
    • Corporate Sessions
  4. Entrepreneurship and Innovation (4 – 15 July 2022)
    • Business Modeling
    • Managing Innovation
    • Corporate Sessions
  5. Fashion Business (4 – 15 July 2022)
    • Fashion and Luxury Goods Marketing
    • Fashion: A Powerful Business Universe
    • Corporate Sessions
  6. International Summer Academy (4 – 29 July 2022)
    • Courses focus on Global Business and Management.
    • Students can choose 4 courses from the 15 intensive courses offered.

Remark

Triple-accredited business school

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

IESEG School of Management

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KEDGE Business School, France

KEDGE International Summer Schools

Date

Different packages are available in different campuses:

  1. Summer Schools in Bordeaux
    • Package 1 “Supply Chain Management and Design”: 6 – 17 June 2022 (with 2 courses)
    • Package 2 “Entrepreneurship”: 20 June – 1 July (with 2 courses)
    • Package 3 “Value Creation and Innovation in Marketing”: 4 – 15 July (with 2 courses)
    • Package 4 “Wine and Tourism in France”: 27 June – 22 July (with 2 courses)
  2. Summer Schools in Marseille
    • Package 1 “Sports Marketing, Communication and Strategic Management”: 6 – 17 June 2022 (with 2 courses)
    • Package 2 “Design Thinking and Managing the Creative Process”: 21 June – 2 July (with 2 courses)
    • Package 3 “Social Business and Social Entrepreneurship Online”: 20 June – 1 July (with 2 courses)
    • Package 4 “Global Finance and International Business: A Mediterranean Perspective”: 6 June – 8 July (with 2 courses)
    • Package 5 “Ethics, Business, Society and Changes Toward Sustainability”: 11 – 22 July (with 2 courses)
  3. Summer Schools in Paris
    • Package 1 “Disruptive Technologies and Modern Management”: 11 – 22 July 2022 (with 2 courses)

Flexible on course arrangement: participants can take one course or mix and match courses from the same or different packages, either in one campus or across campuses.

Locations

Bordeaux, Marseille or Paris, France

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”

Fees

  • For 1 course: Approx. HK$9,000
  • For a 2-week*/ 2 courses package: Approx. HK$16,000
  • Additional flight ticket, local travelling, meal and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

*A 10% reduction will be applied for those participants following both courses in a package.

Housing

  1. Summer Schools in Bordeaux
    • Adagio Rodesse (hotel): Additional approx. HK$900 per night (single room)
    • Adagio Gambetta (hotel): Additional approx. HK$700 per night (single room) or approx. HK$400 per person per night (twin room)
    • Student Residence Halls: Additional approx. HK$300 – HK$350 per night (single room)
  2. Summer Schools in Marseille
    • One of the pre-booked “Apart-Hotels”: Additional approx. HK$300 per person per night (shared-room) or approx. HK$500 per night (single room)
  3. Summer Schools in Paris
    • A few options recommended by the organiser, fees vary depending on booking period and accommodation type. Click here for more details.

Courses Available

  1. Summer Schools in Bordeaux
    1. Package 1: Supply Chain Management and Design

      · Course 1: Design of the Supply Chain (6 – 10 June 2022)

      · Course 2: Management of the Supply Chain (13 – 17 June 2022)

    2. Package 2: Entrepreneurship

      · Course 1: Entrepreneurial Business Model Design (20 – 24 June 2022)

      · Course 2: Leadership and Communication Skills for Entrepreneurs (27 June – 1 July 2022)

    3. Package 3: Social Value Creation and Innovation in Marketing

      · Course 1: Value Creation and Brand Management (4 – 8 July 2022)

      · Course 2: Digital Marketing for Entrepreneurs (11 – 15 July 2022)

    4. Package 4: Wine and Tourism in France

      · Course 1: French Wine Business (27 June – 8 July 2022)

      · Course 2: Oenotourism – Wine and Spirits Tourism in France (11 – 22 July 2022)

  2. Summer Schools in Marseille
    1. Package 1: Sports Marketing, Communication and Strategic Management

      · Course 1: Strategic Management and Advanced Marketing for Sports Organisations (6 – 17 June 2022)

      · Course 2: Sports Marketing and Communication (6 – 17 June 2022)

    2. Package 2: Design Thinking and Managing the Creative Process

      · Course 1: Managing the Creative Process (13 – 17 June 2022)

      · Course 2: Design Thinking (20 – 24 June 2022)

    3. Package 3: Social Business and Social Entrepreneurship Online

      · Course 1: Social Business, Innovations and Territories (20 – 24 June 2022)

      · Course 2: Social and Sustainable Entrepreneurship (27 June – 1 July 2022)

    4. Package 4: Global Finance and International Business: A Mediterranean Perspective

      · Course 1 (Option A): Global Financial Regulations (27 June - 8 July 2022)

      · Course 1 (Option B): Managerial Cost Accounting (27 June - 8 July 2022)

      · Course 2: International Business: A Mediterranean Perspective (27 June – 8 July 2022)

    5. Package 5: Ethics, Business, Society and Changes Toward Sustainability

      · Course 1: Ethics in Business and Society (11 – 22 July 2022)

      · Course 2: Changes Towards Sustainability (11 – 22 July 2022)

  3. Summer Schools in Paris
    1. Package 1: Disruptive Technologies and Modern Management

      · Course 1: Business Analytics and Intelligence (11 – 15 July 2022)

      · Course 2: Creating Customer Value with Disruptive Technologies (18 – 22 July 2022)

Remarks

  • Flexible on course arrangement that participants can take just one course or as many as the total courses or mix and match courses from KEDGE different Summer School packages, either in one campus or across different KEDGE campuses.
  • Triple-accredited business school

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

KEDGE Business School

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Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore

SMU Global Summer Programme 2022

Date

27 June – 22 July 2022

Location

Singapore

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”

Fees

  • For 1 course: Approx. HK$21,000
  • For 2 courses: Approx. HK$33,000
  • Additional flight ticket, local transportation, meal, course material and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

Accommodation cost: Additional approx. HK$5,500 – HK$9,000

Courses Available

Participants can select a maximum of 2 courses, and with 1 course from each cluster:

  1. Cluster 1: 0830 – 1145 hr
    • Asia Pacific Business
    • Capital Markets in China
    • Managing Customer Relations with Analytics: Asian Insights
    • Screening Asia: History, Society, and Politics in Films
  2. Cluster 2: 1300 – 1615 hr
    • Contemporary Asia: Power, Diversity and Change
    • Economic Globalisation and Asia
    • Global Mega Trends: Opportunities and Challenges in Asia
    • Innovations for Asia’s Smart Cities

Remark

Triple-accredited business school

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

Singapore Management University

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More Choices (including Some Triple Accredited Business Schools) in Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and Spain

Aarhus University, Denmark

AU Summer University

Date

  • Term 1: 4 – 22 July 2022
  • Term 2: 25 July – 12 August 2022
  • Exact course dates and periods vary. Many different courses from 1-week to 3-week are available.

Location

Aarhus, Denmark

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”

Fees

  • Approx. HK$7,500 – HK$22,000 per course (vary depending on different courses)
  • The exact tuition fee of each course appears on the course page, all fees are stated in Euro.
  • Additional approx. HK$4,500 for other costs, including social activities, meals, local transport, book and other expenses
  • Additional flight ticket, local transportation and medical insurance costs, and personal expenses required

Housing

  • Accommodation cost: Additional approx. HK$4,500 for one month
  • AU housing service will do their best to provide affordable and convenient housing for all participants in which they have succeeded all previous years.

Courses Available

  • Courses available in the following academic areas: Computer Science, Economics and Finance, Health and Medicine, Humanities, Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Law, Management, Marketing, Natural Science, Social Science, Technical Science and Political Science
  • Courses are taught in English at both bachelor's and master's levels.

Remarks

  • Click here for the full course list
  • Triple-accredited business school

Aarhus University

Aarhus University

Aarhus University

Aarhus University

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Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany

HWR Berlin Summer School

Date

7 courses are available in the following periods:

  • Period 1: 26 June – 23 July 2022 (2 courses are available)
  • Period 2: 26 June – 3 July 2022 (1 course is available)
  • Period 3: 3 – 23 July 2022 (4 courses are available)

Location

Berlin, Germany

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus "face-to-face"

Fees and Accommodation Costs

For the courses in period 1 (both courses are in 4-week):

  • Approx. HK$9,000 per course
  • Additional approx. HK$8,600 for accommodation cost

For the course in period 2 (the course is in 1-week):

  • Approx. HK$7,500 per course
  • Additional approx. HK$2,000 for accommodation cost

For the course in period 3 (All 4 courses are in 3-week):

  • Approx. HK$6,000 – HK$8,500 per course
  • Additional approx. HK$5,500 or HK$6,500 for accommodation cost

Additional flight ticket, local transportation and medical insurance costs, and personal expenses required. Click here for more details about fees and additional accommodation cost

Courses Available

  1. Business
    • The European Union in a Global World (26 June – 23 July 2022)
    • European Business and Economics Programme (26 June – 23 July 2022)
    • Game Thinking for Business – Strategies for Customer Loyalty and Employee Engagement (26 June – 3 July 2022)
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management in Germany (3 – 23 July 2022)
    • Markets and Management in Europe (3 – 23 July 2022)
  2. Business Law
    • How Europe Works: Institutions and Law in the EU (3 – 23 July 2022)
  3. German Language & Culture
    • German Language for Beginners and Advanced Beginners (3 – 23 July 2022)

Berlin School of Economics and Law

Berlin School of Economics and Law

Berlin School of Economics and Law

Berlin School of Economics and Law

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Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Germany

The Finance and Management Boot Camp

Date

Participants will get to cover different topics in the 2-week programme; with 1-week dedicated to finance and 1-week dedicated to management:

  • 10 - 23 July 2022)

Location

Frankfurt, Germany

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”

Fees

  • Approx. HK$25,000 (after receiving the 25% partner discount), covering accommodation and lunch costs, as well as social, cultural and sport activities, site visits and company presentations, campus and city tour, excursion to Heidelberg visiting the famous castle.
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, and personal expenses required

Housing

Accommodation cost is included in the above-mentioned fee.

Courses Available

(1) Finance Week (1-week), topics could include:

  • Blockchain & Finance
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Risk Management

(2) Management Week (1-week), topics could include:

  • Strategy
  • Principles of Operation Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Marketing

Remark

Triple-accredited business school

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

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Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), Spain

Summer School of Economics and Business

Date

27 June - 22 July 2022

Location

Madrid, Spain

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus "face-to-face"

Fees

  • For 1 course: Approx. HK$10,000
  • For 2 courses: Approx. HK$16,000
  • Additional flight ticket, local transportation and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

  • Accommodation and meal plan options: Additional approx. HK$5,000 – HK$10,000 per month
  • Many different accommodation and meal plan options are available. Click here for more details.

Courses Available

This programme is divided into an Economic Track and a Business Track. Each composed of 2 courses (participants can choose 1 course or both courses):

  1. Economics Track 
    • Environmental Economics & Policy Analysis
    • International Finance
  2. Business Track
    • Global Marketing
    • Doing Business in Spain
  3. Mixed Track
    • International Finance + Global Marketing
    • Environmental Economics & Policy Analysis + Doing Business in Spain

Remarks

  • Students can choose either 1 course or both courses in a single track, or to take 1 course from each track.
  • QS Top 50 under 50: #1 in Spain, #3 in Europe, #10 in the World

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

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University of Deusto, Spain

Global Studies and Business Summer Courses

Date

24 June - 28 July 2022

Location

Bilbao, Spain

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”

Fees

  • For programme fee: Approx. HK$33,000
  • Additional approx. HK$1,500 for application fee, book and course materials, and local transportation costs
  • Additional flight ticket cost, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

  • Accommodation cost: Additional approx. HK$7,500 – HK$12,000
  • Different accommodation and meal plan options are available:
    - Family Stay (3 meals included): Approx. HK$230 per day plus approx. HK$900 non-refundable housing fee
    - Dorm Stay (3 meals included): Approx. HK$380 per day plus HK$900 non-refundable housing fee

Courses Available

3 courses from the field of Global Studies and Business are available:

  1. International Business
    • 5 sections are included in this course:
      - Basic Concepts in International Business
      - Environmental Scanning and Strategy Formulation
      - Strategy Implementation and Assessment
      - International Trade and Supply Chain Management
      - Fundamentals of International Financial Management
  2. Intercultural Communication
    • Different topics are included in each week of the course:
      - Week 1: (i) Basic Concepts and Strategies, and (ii) Language and Identity
      - Week 2: (i) Understanding Diversity, and (ii) Living in a Multicultural World
      - Week 3: (i) Verbal and Non-verbal Communication, (ii) Cultural Contexts and Settings, and (iii) Mid-term Exam
      - Week 4: (i) Communicating Interculturally, and (ii) International Media
      - Week 5: (i) Ethical Considerations, (ii) Final Discussions and (iii) Final Exam
  3. Urban Development and Planning
    • Primary thematic elements of the course include:
      - Setting the Stage: (i) Historical Origins of Planning in the U.S. and Spain, and (ii) Governance: Spain’s Autonomous Regions and the Challenges of Region Planning
      - The “Guggenheim Effect”: (i) Overview of the Basque Country and Bilbao, and (ii) Frank Gehry and the Guggenheim Bilbao Museum
      - The “Barcelona Model”: (i) Overview of Catalonia and Barcelona, and (ii) Ildefons Cerdà, Antoni Gaudi, and the Barcelona Olympics
      - Urban Development, Planning and Revitalisation Lessons Learned: (i) International Urban Policy Transfer, and (ii) Can Bilbao and Barcelona’s Success Stories Be Replicated?

Remark

Click here to view the brochure

Kozminski University

Kozminski University

Kozminski University

Kozminski University

Kozminski University

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University of Mannheim, Germany

Mannheim Business School (MBS) – MBS Summer School 2022

Date

MBS Summer School consists of 4 modules. Participants can join either one module or combine modules to create a 4-week study:

  • Module 1: “Entrepreneurship and Innovation”: 27 June – 1 July 2022
  • Module 2: “Artificial Intelligence in Business”: 4 – 8 July 2022
  • Module 3: “Introduction to the World of Big Data and Analytics”: 11 – 15 July 2022
  • Module 4: “Sustainability and Ecological Awareness”: 18 – 22 July 2022

Location

Mannheim, Germany

Mode of Study

  • Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”
  • Final decision on the mode of study will be made by 4 March 2022.

Fees

  • For on-campus “face-to-face” mode (additional accommodation cost needed):
    - For 1 module: Approx. HK$9,000
    - For 2 modules: Approx. HK$17,000
    - For 3 modules: Approx. HK$24,000
    - For 4 modules: Approx. HK$31,000
  • For online mode:
    - For 1 module: Approx. HK$4,500
    - For 2 modules: Approx. HK$8,500
    - For 3 modules: Approx. HK$12,000
    - For 4 modules: Approx. HK$15,000
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, and personal expenses required

Housing

Additional accommodation cost required, and participants need to find the accommodation by themselves.

Courses Available

MBS Summer School consists of 4 modules. Participants can join either one module or combine modules to create a 4-week study:

  1. Entrepreneurship and Innovation (27 June – 1 July 2022)
  2. Artificial Intelligence in Business (4 – 8 July 2022)
  3. Introduction to the World of Big Data and Analytics (11 – 15 July 2022)
  4. Sustainability and Ecological Awareness (18 – 22 July 2022)

Remark

Triple-accredited business school

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

University of Mannheim

Photos from the University of Mannheim's website/social media

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
Rosenheim Technical University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Ramon Llull University, Spain

Summer School "Doing Business across Europe"

Date

This summer school is organised by 3 universities in different locations:

  • “International Business Ethics” in Germany: 20 – 25 June 2022
  • “Towards a Circular Economy” in the Netherlands 27 June – 2 July 2022
  • “Business Model Innovation and Entrepreneurship” in Spain: 4 – 8 July 2022

Locations

  • Rosenheim, Germany
  • Zwolle, The Netherlands
  • Barcelona, Spain

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus “face-to-face”

Fees

  • For 1 course in 1-week: Approx. HK$7,500
  • For the full programme with 3 courses in 3-week: HK$20,000
  • Tuition fee, accommodation, and the social and cultural programme costs are included in the above-mentioned fees.
  • Additional flight ticket, transportations across countries, meal and medical insurance costs, visa application fee and personal expenses required

Housing

Accommodation cost is included in the above-mentioned fees.

Courses Available

Students can join either the 1-week programme in a country or the full 3-week programme across 3 countries:

  1. International Business Ethics (20 – 25 June 2022)
    • This course is offered by the Rosenheim Technical University of Applied Sciences in Germany.
    • Participants will learn more about the ethics of responsible business decisions in a competitive global world, and participants will use major ethical theories to explore specific corporate cases and topics such as rights to privacy, insider trading, whistleblowing, sustainability and more.
  2. Towards a Circular Economy (27 June – 2 July 2022)
    • This course is offered by the Windesheim University of Applied Sciences in the Netherlands.
    • To understand the opportunities and obstacles of adopting circular strategies, participants will play an online simulation game, the Blue Connection, to transit a manufacturing company from a linear to a circular business model.
  3. Business Model Innovation and Entrepreneurship (4 – 8 July 2022)
    • This course is offered by the La Salle Campus Barcelona, Ramon Llull University in Spain.
    • Dive into the entrepreneurial process! Participants will learn to identify, develop and assess different business models and marketing strategies, and acquire the mindset and toolset to become a real entrepreneur.
  4. Bonus Course: Intercultural Readiness Track
    • Available for participants who join the full programme of 3-week
    • An online intercultural readiness check assessment, intercultural training, reflection exercises and coaching sessions are included. Upon completion, participants will be awarded with an additional certificate at no extra cost.

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Windesheim University of Applied Sciences

Photos from the Windesheim University of Applied Sciences' website/social media

More Choices in the USA

Columbia University, the USA

Columbia Summer Session 2022

Date

Various courses in over 50 academic areas are available in the following periods:

  • Session A: 23 May – 1 July 2022
  • Session B: 5 July – 12 August 2022
  • Full term: 23 May – 12 August 2022

Location

New York, the USA

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus "face-to-face"

Fees

Pending updated tuition fees for summer 2022. 2021 reference:

  • Per credit for tuition fee: Approx. HK$17,000
  • Per courses with 3 credits for tuition fee: Approx. HK$52,000
  • Additional approx. HK$10,000 for application fee, student activities fee, technology fee, University services and support fee, document fee, international services charge and health insurance fee etc.
  • Additional flight ticket cost and personal expenses required
  • Click here for more details about the required fees

Housing

  • Additional accommodation cost required
  • Both on-campus and off-campus options are available for participants to choose from.

Courses Available

  • Courses available in over 50 academic areas, such as Business and Management, Economics, English and Comparative Literature, English for Speakers of Other Languages, Finance, International Affairs, Law, Statistics……
  • Click here and check back in early March for the courses available in summer 2022.

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Photos from the Columbia University's website/social media

Georgia State University, USA

2022 Summer Institute

Date

4 July - 4 August 2021

Location

Atlanta, Georgia, the USA

Mode of Study

Aims to be on-campus "face-to-face"

Fees

  • For the 4-week full programme: Approx. HK$40,000
  • Fees include tuition fees, costs for 31 nights’ accommodation, flexible meal plan, transportation and excursions of admissions to Atlanta attractions (which may include World Coca-Cola, Georgia Aquarium, CNN Centre, High Museum of Art, Zoo Atlanta).
  • Additional flight ticket and medical insurance costs, and personal expenses required

Housing

31 nights’ accommodation cost is included in the above-mentioned fee.

Course Available

  • Students are required to take 2 courses during the 4-week programme.
  • This summer institute will offer the following courses (note: not taking all classes):
    1. 3 specialised English courses
    2. Field-specific courses, including:
      - Communication and Cultural Diversity in the Health Care System
      - Global Economics
      - Public Speaking
      - Cultural Institutions and Museum Studies
      - Molecular Biotechniques from Genomics to Proteomics
      - Introduction to U.S. Law
      - Chemical Research
      - Science of Learning

Georgia State University

Georgia State University

Georgia State University

Georgia State University

Georgia State University

Photos from the Georgia State University's website/social media

 
Notes:
  • As the overseas summer schools / programmes are organised by the overseas universities (not HKBU and not HKBU School of Business), your HKBU insurance does not cover any personal accidents, medical expenses and personal travels when you join the overseas summer schools / programmes. You must purchase, prior to your departure, adequate insurance coverage for your duration of studies at the overseas universities (i.e. your additional insurance purchased must cover your whole period of summer schools / programmes). Meanwhile, most of the overseas universities mention clearly in their websites about the insurance requirements. You must follow the insurance requirements made by the overseas universities before departure.
  • Exchange rate are based on EURO1 = HK$8.83, SGD1 = HK$5.77, USD1 = HK$7.8, GBP1 = HK$10.53, and KRW1 = HK$0.0066 (as at January 2022)
 

Eligibility

Students should have attained a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 at the time of application for being nominated to join a summer programme.

For students who are interested in joining the summer programmes, please complete the online application form on or before 28 February 2022 (Mon)

Students can choose up to 3 choices (by indicating the 1st, 2nd and 3rd choices in the online application form) from all the above recommended summer schools / programmes.

Apply Now

For enquiries, please contact Ms. Alison Li of the Internationalisation Section, School of Business, at (+852) 3411 7855 or by e-mail (alisonli@hkbu.edu.hk).

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