For IEP students looking to enhance their language proficiency sooner rather than later, or for those ambitious IEPers who know trilingualism is really the way to go, the following quality summer programs offer inexpensive ways to boost your language level. Some are taught right here in Kingston, while others are held at our partner universities abroad.
Where: University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI) & Zhejiang University (Hangzhou, China)
When: May 19 - July 14, 2013
Earn 8 credits in 8 weeks in the 5th Annual URI Chinese Summer School! Invest in your future. Immerse yourself in Mandarin Chinese. This intensive Chinese immersion program will be conducted for four weeks at URI and four weeks at Zhejiang University in China. No Chinese experience is necessary. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced intensive courses will be offered. One need not be a URI student to participate, so let your friends and family know about this great opportunity.
More information: Contact Chinese Flagship Coordinator Erin Papa (email@example.com).
Where: Université de Technologie de Compiègne (Compiègne, France)
When: August 2013
The Université de Technologie de Compiègne offers a French language immersion program during August. The program is tuition free for anyone affiliated with the International Engineering Program. The four-week session begins in early August. Participants are placed into one of the four language levels and classes run from 9 am to 4 pm five days a week. UTC also organizes some weekend trips during the class.
More information: Contact French IEP Director Lars Erickson (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit http://www.utc.fr/formation_training/exchange-student.php.
Where: University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI)
When: June 23 - August 2, 2013
Join the German Summer School (Deutsche Sommerschule am Atlantik) at URI this year. Live, eat, and speak German 24 hours/day. Earn 8 URI credits and advance by one year. It is rewarding, it is fun, and it is great preparation for Germany! Scholarships are available.
More information: Visit http://www.uri.edu/artsci/ml/german/sommerschule.html.
Where: Tecnólogico de Monterrey (Querétaro, Mexico)
When: May 27 - July 19, 2013
Tec de Monterrey's Summer Social Internship Program is an eight-week social program in Mexico for undergraduate and graduate students.
More information: Contact Spanish IEP Director Megan Echevarría (email@example.com)
Where: Universidad de Zaragoza (Zaragoza, Spain)
When: June 3 - June 21, 2013; July 1 - July 19, 2013
More information: Contact Spanish IEP Director Megan Echevarría (firstname.lastname@example.org), or visit http://wzar.unizar.es/uz/difusion/zaragoza/intensivos_e.html.
Where: Universidad de Zaragoza (Jaca, Spain)
When: July 29 - August 9, 2013; August 12 - August 23, 2013; or July 29 - August 23, 2013
More information: Contact Spanish IEP Director Megan Echevarría (email@example.com), or visit http://wzar.unizar.es/uz/difusion/jaca/lengua_e.html.
Where: Universidad de Cantabria (Santander, Spain)
When: August 26 - September 11, 2013
More information: Contact Spanish IEP Director Megan Echevarría (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Join The 2012 International Engineering Education Colloquium. Click HERE.