Getting the best out of your summer school and short-term programmes

Join expert trainers and your international education community on 14 and 16 October for a hands-on course on how to get the best out of your summer school and short-term programmes. Registration for this course will open later in the year. 

This interactive course led by trainers Alexander Heinz and Gyöngyi Pozsgai will show you how to maximise the value of your summer school and short-term programmes whilst putting students first in planning and implementation. The course will also help you to present your work to internal stakeholders with confidence.

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This training course will equip you to deal with the market challenges of international summer schools and short-term programmes. You will learn to navigate shifting or unclear institutional goals and think more strategically about programme development, longer-term planning and operations. The course structure allows participants some time to discuss their individual experiences and questions. In addition, you will benefit from the worldwide networking of our trainers, who will introduce you to best practices from a variety of institutions.  

What you'll learn

Compiled by the Summer School EAIE Expert Community, this course will develop your professional expertise in summer schools and short-term education programming and offer networking opportunities with a vibrant community of peers in this increasingly dynamic area. Get the best out of your summer school and short-term programmes by defining institutional objectives and evaluating your existing programmes whilst considering future programme evolution.   

The online course will help you: 

  • Learn to think more strategically about programme development, longer-term planning and operations
  • Develop approaches to overcome institutional and other hurdles
  • Increase your understanding of current key academic issues
  • Consider new innovative ways to implement summer schools and other short-term programming to support your institution's strategy  

How to get the most out of this course

This workshop is designed for professionals who are looking for new perspectives. It doesn’t matter whether you have limited experience or some years of experience in summer and short-term programme management. 

If you have any questions about this course, please check the Frequently Asked Questions page. 

Important dates

  • 14
    Day one

    Training, 14:00–17:30 CET

  • 15

    Self-guided study

  • 16
    Day two

    Training, 14:00–17:00 CET