Do you want to learn about a new topic, to brush up on your skills, or to meet more people in your field? Summer schools are an ideal opportunity for you! Many reputable universities run intensive but stimulating summer courses that give students the chance to increase their academic standing in the most vibrant and culturally-enriched cities in the world. Here we're listing our top recommendations of summer schools for Economics students taking place this year.
Vrije University Amsterdam in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Located in one of the most dynamic and fastgrowing business districts in the Netherlands, it offers interactive small-scale courses (max. 25 students) in more than 20 topics. Current students, PhD staff and professionals are welcome to apply. The program includes excursions related to the content of the course and full support you during your stay in the Netherlands.
Application deadline: 30 April 2018
University of St. Gallen in St. Gallen, Switzerland
Enabling a data-driven business is a key success factor - but requires new skillsets. Need insights on Big Data, Machine Learning or Data Mining? This and more is offered in more than 31, compact 5-day intensive courses at GSERM St.Gallen. The GSERM Global School in Empirical Research Methods at the University of St. Gallen is a high-calibre programme teaching research methodology. They welcome members of academia, PhD and master students as well as professionals of all fields. You will enhance your skills in block seminars taught by world-class faculty amongst an international crowd of participants, also providing you with a unique opportunity for exchanging experiences.
Application deadline: 15 May 2018
University of Warwick in London, UK
The University of Warwick Summer School 2018 will be hosted in the iconic capital city of London. The three-week course provides a unique combination of learning and debating with renowned academics and high-profile guest speakers, living alongside your peers in a beautiful area of London and enjoying a fun and engaging social and cultural programme to give you a real taste of London.
Application deadline: 31 May 2018
EcoMod Modeling School - Europe (Modeling with GAMS, DSGE, CGE Modeling, EViews, Stata and OLG Models)
EcoMod in Prague, Czech Republic
All EcoMod courses are fully practical and provide hands-on experience through intensive use of exercises on the computer. Participants actually build the models step-by-step with individualized guidance from instructors: from small to large scale and from simple to complex structure. A discount of $500 is offered on the regular fee, and $400 on the university fee for registrations and payments completed by May 15, 2018.
Application deadline: 15 June 2018
Paris School of Economics in Paris, France
This summer school offers research-oriented teaching by leading experts in their fields. During 2 weeks, from June 18th to June 29th, the 2018 edition will propose ten programs in Paris. It is aimed at professionals, researchers, as well as graduate students in Economics and Finance (Masters and PhD). Undergraduate students in Economics will be considered if their profile is exceptionally strong. You can follow only one programme per week, but can apply to two consecutive ones.