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aletto Kudamm Hotel in Berlin

 

aletto Kudamm Hotel in Berlin – the perfect address for students

"aletto“ is the hot spot for a comfortable, exceptional stay for reasonable prices in the heart of Berlin, located between the famous "Ku´damm" and "Bahnhof Zoo”.  

The perfect location of “aletto Kudamm” allows guests to get easily and quickly to all significant districts of Berlin and to the most popular sightseeing-spots. “aletto” is a perfect hotel for students, who like comfort combined with international flair and an easy going atmosphere in the heart of the City-West of Berlin. During the warmer months of the year, the wonderful, newly furnished roof terrace with an outstanding overview, bar and lounge offers an ideal spot to relax and meet people from all over the world.

aletto Kudamm also offers a separate, modern area for backpackers and world travellers.

www.aletto.de
Tel 0049 30 233214100

 

 

College for International Citizenship

 

College for International Citizenship

What is CIC?
The College for International Citizenship (CIC) is a unique collaboration between the College of International Citizenship, Birmingham City Council, the University of Birmingham and Joseph Chamberlain Sixth Form College bringing together a course of study in Global Citizenship for local, national and international students. CIC enables students from variety of ethnicities and background to work together to learn, discussed and promote greater understanding of current global issues in the heart of England, close to the birthplace of Shakespeare.

What / how is it taught?
The CIC Summer programme runs June to August and students are able to select 2 or 3 weekly modules or enroll on the whole course. The course covers the following unique modules:

Citizenship,
Leadership Skills,
Political Systems,
Peace, Violence & Conflict,
International Rights & Responsibilities,
Environmental Changes and Sustainability,
International Trade & Economic Systems,
Education & National Development,
Local Influence to Global Citizenship / Media.

The curriculum was written by a team of writers at Birmingham University and delivered by our experienced internationally renowned staff, based on interactive discussion and group activities, with students fundamentally involved in the academic process.

What do students gain at CIC?
CIC gives students a sound academic background and knowledge based on current research about issues related to international citizenship, social justice and international trade. Students leave CIC having gained a clearer understanding of the international affairs that affect global society as well as an international network of contacts and friends that last for beyond the course.

Further information including our brochure and testimonials can be found at: www.cfic.org.uk
Email: info@cfic.org.uk

 

 

Cornell University Summer College

 

Cornell University Summer College Programs for High School Students

One of the longest running and most highly regarded precollege academic programs in the United States, Cornell University's Summer College gives academically talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors the chance to experience the excitement of college life at a world-class Ivy League university.

Every summer, more than 1,000 students from around the world come to Cornell’s beautiful campus in the heart of the Finger Lakes to get a head start on their college education in one of our acclaimed three- and six-week programs in subjects such as:

Enrolled in courses taught by world-renowned faculty, students earn college credit while exploring academic majors and making new friends. Within a challenging but supportive environment, students explore life at Cornell and gain confidence that they can succeed at college. And with the help of a college fair, admission workshops, and one-on-one consultations, participants get a better idea of what they want in a college, where to apply, and how to create the best application.

Support
With personal advising, 24/7 access to health services, and a dedicated residential and academic staff, students have the support you need to excel in and out of the classroom.

Contact us to learn more
Cornell University Summer College, B20 Day Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-2801 USA
WEB: summercollege.cornell.edu
E-MAIL: summer_college@cornell.edu

 

 

EU Business School

 

EU Business School

Established in 1973, EU Business School (EU) is an international, professionally accredited, high-ranking business school with campuses in Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux and Munich. We provide small, dynamic classes in English, with the best of both North American and European academic curricula. Our pragmatic approach to business education prepares students for a career in today’s rapidly evolving and globalized business world. EU offers foundation, bachelor’s, master’s, MBA and doctoral programs, both on campus and online with business administration, communication, tourism management, international relations, sports management, digital media management, international business, marketing, finance, enterprise and human resources management, among others.

Through our global network of academic partners, students can earn state-recognized degrees on EU campuses with the University of Roehampton in London, the University of Derby in the U.K. and the Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM) in Spain. Partnerships with Pace University in New York, the University of California in Riverside, Fisher College in Boston and Shinawatra University in Bangkok offer students the chance to earn a second qualification while studying in diverse and enriching environments.

Locations
EU campuses are located on the Mediterranean coastline, among the Swiss Alps, and in the economic capital of Germany, offering students the opportunity to live in four distinct and enriching environments. Students can transfer between campuses and explore the diversity of Barcelona, Geneva, Montreux and Munich. This provides a great excuse to learn a language and meet a variety of people while experiencing new business-oriented opportunities.

Online Campus
In 2012, EU Business School opened our online campus to keep up with today’s busy schedules and upward corporate mobility trends. Our online campus offers qualifications at both undergraduate and graduate level.

EU’s online programs adapt their onsite counterparts, offering an easy-to-use web platform, acclaimed and experienced lecturers, and on-campus weeks. For a truly integrated student experience, our flexible technology enables participation in live lectures from anywhere in the world. This means that students are able to study at a world-leading business school, regardless of their location.

Contact us for more information
Tel: +34 932 018 171
Email: info.bcn@euruni.edu
Web: www.euruni.edu

 

 

Hotelschool The Hague

 

Hotelschool The Hague

Are you professional, ambitious and do you want to work in an international business environment? Then join us at Hotelschool The Hague for our Bachelor Business Administration in Hotel Management (BBA.HM), ranked top 5 worldwide! Hotelschool The Hague has been, ‘At the heart of Hospitality’ since 1929, and you join a warm, welcoming and international community in either The Hague or Amsterdam, with students from over 50 nationalities. Our graduates can be found all over the world, working as Hospitality Leaders, Hospitality Entrepreneurs, Consultants and Management Specialists in a variety of industries.

You explore the world of hospitality, participating in two international internships at leading hospitality chains and businesses around the world. During the Bachelor Programme you develop your social skills, business skills and practical skills. You will form lifelong friendships during your first year on campus accommodation. After four years, you graduate with a Hotelschool The Hague Bachelor’s Degree and excellent career opportunities in hospitality, but also in other industries where hospitality makes a difference such as Retail, Financial Services and Event Management. It’s your Passport to the World!

10 Reasons for studying at Hotelschool The Hague:

  1. Business study set in context of hospitality with a focus on personal development,leadership and management
  2. Best value of all the International Hotel Schools
  3. International university, 100% in English
  4. Excellent world-wide reputation in a wide range of industries
  5. Two international internships
  6. Small community and classes, warm atmosphere and personal guidance
  7. Over 50 nationalities on our campuses in Amsterdam and The Hague
  8. International, industry experienced lecturers with strong academic credentials
  9. Respected network of alumni working in senior management positions
  10. Strong heritage, established in 1929

For more information, please visit www.hotelschool.nl.
Or contact us via email: servicedesk@hotelschool.nl or telephone: +31 88 028 1800

 

 

King's College London

 

King's College London

King's College London is one of the top 20 universities in the world (2015/16 QS World University Rankings) and among the oldest in England. King's has more than 26,500 students (of whom nearly 10,400 are graduate students) from some 150 countries worldwide, and nearly 6,900 staff. King's has an outstanding reputation for world-class teaching and cutting-edge research. King's has a particularly distinguished reputation in the humanities, law, the sciences (including a wide range of health areas such as psychiatry, medicine, nursing and dentistry) and social sciences including international affairs. It has played a major role in many of the advances that have shaped modern life, such as the discovery of the structure of DNA and research that led to the development of radio, television, mobile phones and radar.

Every summer, here at King’s, we welcome students from over 30 countries worldwide, to study in the heart of London. The Pre-University Summer School is a high quality and intensive academic programme for students still at school who want to experience university life and try out undergraduate study. Open to high school students in their final two years of study (typically aged 16 and 17), the programme includes daily lectures, seminars, course excursions and guest speakers, enabling students to learn about their chosen subject from a whole new perspective. Students will also receive expert advice to help them decide on their future career options, whilst also preparing them for university applications.

This programme is a fantastic opportunity for students to get ahead this summer, whilst also meeting new people and enjoying the cultural, culinary and entertainment highlights that our central London campus has to offer. Courses available for 2016 are:

For more information, please visit kcl.ac.uk/summer or email us at summer@kcl.ac.uk

 

 

London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF)

 

London International Youth Science Forum

Founded in 1959, the annual London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) is a two-week residential course hosted by renowned public research university Imperial College London. Its aim is to unite outstanding talent from all nations and provide a deeper insight into science and its applications for the benefit of all mankind.

The event attracts around 500 of the globe’s leading young scientists, aged from 17-21 and visiting from over 65 countries. Along with an active social calendar and a focus on cultural education and forming lasting friendships, the program includes lectures, demonstrations from leading scientists and visits to industrial sites, research centres, scientific institutions, world-class laboratories and universities. LIYSF 2017 runs from 26 July to 9 August, and applications are open until the end of May.

Contact Details:
Website: www.liysf.org.uk
Tel: +44 20 8295 8395
E-mail: info@liysf.org.uk
Director: Richard Myhill - Richard.myhill@liysf.org.uk

 

 

Oxford Summer Courses

 

Oxford Summer Courses

Oxford Summer Courses was established in 2010 by a network of Oxford alumni and we run BAC accredited, academic and English language courses, for students aged 10 to 24. Our locations and range of programs also include courses outside of Oxford:

Cambridge (13-24, 2 and 4 week academic courses
India (10 day residential courses for students in Grades 9-12)
Stanford (14-17, open to students from the UK and Europe)
University Guidance Tours (international students interested to study at a top UK university)
Wroxton College, credit bearing course in partnership with Fairleigh Dickinson University (18-24, 3 week study of the Fundamentals of International Business)

Whether you’re already at university, preparing to apply or still at school, there’s every reason to spend your summer with us: Why Choose Us?

Website: www.oxfordsummercourses.com
Tel: +44 (0) 1865 264 194
E-mail: info@oxfordsummercourses.com

 

 

Raleigh International

 

Raleigh International

Raleigh International is a sustainable development charity. We believe in the passion and energy of young people to create lasting change. We work with local governments and project partners to understand in what areas and communities our help is really needed. By working alongside young people to create positive change, communities develop their knowledge and confidence and become more empowered.

Our projects focus  on providing access to safe water & sanitation, raising awareness of effective hygiene practices, promoting the effective use of natural resources and building the resilience of vulnerable communities.

Raleigh offers two volunteering opportunities; Expedition and ICS (International Citizen Service). Our expedition programme is currently delivered in Costa Rica & Nicaragua, Malaysian Borneo, Tanzania and from June 2016, Nepal.

ICS, a UK government funded development programme, is delivered by Raleigh in Nicaragua,  Tanzania and from February 2016, Nepal.

 

Contact:
www.raleighinternational.org
info@raleighinternational.org
Call +44(0) 20 7183 1270

 

 

Step1

 

Step1

The excitement of life after school is just a few steps ahead.

- Be as certain as possible that you choose the right course.

- Know for sure what you can achieve in life.

- Recognise your potential.

- Make a positive difference to the world.

- Learn what to do to make your dreams come true.

Step One is an international university and vocational guidance social enterprise that specifically helps students explore and decide on their best routes ahead.

We can work with you, though your school to really help ensure you make the best decisions for your future.

 

Contact: guidance@step1.ac

0044 (0) 1962 875 700

www.step1.ac

 

 

THINK Global School

 

What is THINK Global School?

What is THINK Global School?

THINK Global School provides a once-in-a-lifetime high school experience centered around travel and cultural immersion. The school year consists of three terms, each held in a different country, where students get the chance to delve into the history and culture of fantastic locations around the world. Taught in small classes by friendly, experienced, and dedicated teachers, all subjects are inspired by the location and designed to combine learning with a wealth of cultural experiences.

Who are THINK Global School’s Students?

TGS students are competitively selected from all corners of the globe and all walks of life. Together they are a miniature United Nations, representing 21 different countries of citizenship and a diverse range of experiences, talents and interests.

How do THINK Global School students Learn?

THINK Global School students spend as much time on classwork and homework as their counterparts at other top international high schools, but we combine this challenging curriculum with a wealth of educational adventures in our host country and its surroundings. These unique enrichment opportunities bring textbook concepts to life by facilitating meaningful exchanges with teachers, peers, experts, and local guides.

Contact Information:
Lee Carlton
IT Analyst
lcarlton@thinkglobalschool.org
(+1) 626-390-9097

 

 

UCLan

 

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston is one of the UK’s largest universities. In 2016 the Centre for World University Rankings placed UCLan in the top 3.7% of all worldwide universities, highlighting the progress made in providing students with real-world learning experiences and reflecting our broad pool of academic talent.

The School of Language and Global Studies is UCLan’s centre for students who want to develop international ambitions and global perspectives. We currently offer language degrees in over 20 combinations, including studies in Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Russian and Spanish.

Undergraduate courses include:
BA (Hons) Modern Languages
BA (Hons) Modern Languages for International Business
BA (Hons) Asia Pacific Studies
BA (Hons) TESOL and a Modern Language
BA (Hons) Business Management and Chinese
BA (Hons) International Business Communication
BA (Hons) English for International Corporate Communication with a Modern Foreign Language

Postgraduate courses include:
MA Intercultural Business Communication
MA Interpreting and Translating
MA TESOL with Applied Linguistics

Our Worldwise Learning Centre is an excellent resource that provides international experiences and supports global aspirations. It is home to the state-of-the-art Brahler Conference Interpreting Suite, a core facility for professional training.

The British Council are an accrediting body for several of our courses. Many tutors are active members of the Chartered Institute of Linguists and Registered Practitioners/Fellows of the Higher Education Academy. We are leading the way with innovative courses and started the first and only Institute of Korean Studies outside London. In addition we house one of the UK’s Confucius Institutes, through which we work with a range of Chinese centres of scholarship to promote Chinese culture and language.

 

For further information please contact us:
+44 (0)1772 892400
cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk
www.uclan.ac.uk/languages

 

 

The University of Kent

 

The University of Kent

The University of Kent is a leading UK university with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. We are ranked as one of the UK’s top 20 universities by The Guardian University Guide 2016, and in the most recent National Student Survey we were in the top ten for overall satisfaction, being in a select group to score 90% or above.

Our academic schools produce world-class research and Kent is rated as internationally excellent, leading the way in many areas of study. Because our academics are engaged in high-level research, you study with some of the most influential thinkers in your field. At Kent, we pride ourselves on our strong international focus through which you develop a global perspective. We are a multicultural, multi-faith university with a global community comprised of students from over 145 countries.

We offer exciting international study and work abroad opportunities, European summer schools and have partnerships with some of the world’s most prestigious universities, including Waseda University in Japan, Hong Kong University, University of California (Berkeley), the Sorbonne and the Ēcole Normale Supérieure in Paris.

The UK’s European university, we have campuses in south-east England close to London, and postgraduate centres in Paris, Brussels, Athens and Rome. We use this presence in Europe as a platform to reach the world, with our research, our global reputation and our international alumni network. Our campuses provide stunning and safe locations for your studies and offer first-class academic and social facilities. There is a strong sporting culture at Kent and we have some of the best facilities in the university sector. Whether you’re interested in the arts, sports, volunteering, or making a contribution to student politics, Kent has a wide range of societies to encourage and support you.

 

Contact:

The University of Kent,
The Registry,
Canterbury,
Kent, CT2 7NZ
Tel: +44 (0)1227 764000

Web: www.kent.ac.uk/

 

 

University of Pretoria

 

University of Pretoria

The University of Pretoria (UP) is one of Africa’s leading higher education institutions. The University’s 2025 strategic plan charts a course for the UP to deliver on its vision of becoming a leading research‐intensive university in Africa, recognised internationally for its quality, relevance and impact, and also for developing people, creating knowledge and making a difference locally and globally. More than 61577 students from South Africa and further afield enrol at the UP each year.

The University has nine faculties, including the Veterinary Science Faculty on the Onderstepoort Campus, the only one of its kind in South Africa that is responsible for ground-breaking research and clinical work. The University also has a business school, the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS). The University of Pretoria offers 1781 academic programmes, which lead to 230 different qualifications. Furthermore, the University has established institutes, centres and units to enhance its research output. It also offers academic service learning programmes that benefit students, staff and a number of communities.

The University of Pretoria's International Students Division will ensure that your interaction with the University of Pretoria is a positive experience. With over 4500 international students at the University of Pretoria, you are embarking on an exciting academic journey.

For further information please visit www.up.ac.za

 

 

VU

 

VU

New: Study Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) in Amsterdam!

Dear Student,

Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) is a unique 3-year Bachelor’s degree programme at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and will prepare you for future leadership positions in business, politics, academia, and beyond.

Multidisciplinary study
PPE is an international and multidisciplinary study that combines the strengths of these three fields, and puts special emphasis on integrating the disciplines’ different perspectives. Complex social problems require generalists, researchers, policy makers and professionals who are able to examine an issue from several angles, who can combine different perspectives in a constructive way, and who are aware of the broader social and historical context of problems. PPE provides you with the necessary tools and knowledge to be a leader in the 21st century!

PPE combines a focused curriculum with exchange opportunities at international partner institutions and exciting, exclusive extracurricular initiatives involving representatives of the world of business, policy or politics. Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam is a comprehensive research institution with a renowned reputation. You will benefit from the personal campus atmosphere and easy access to our university, while remaining close to the vibrant heart of Amsterdam.

Future prospects
This PPE degree opens many doors for you. Whether you choose to continue your education, or move directly into a career in the business or political environment, or do something entirely different, PPE will equip you as a leader with the interdisciplinary knowledge and skills needed to address the emerging problems of the future.

For more information about the programme please click here. For questions about application procedures, information on enrolling in our programme, admission requirements, accommodation in Amsterdam and other practical questions, please contact your International Student Advisor at the International Office:

Eva Meijerink

E-mail address: admissionsppe@vu.nl