Go Abroad


Summer Schools at our Partner Universities


Attending a summer school overseas is a great way to experience another culture, gain a global perspective, enhance your studies and make friends from around the world.


With over 50 institutions across 20 different countries to choose from, why not get a taste of the Go Abroad experience by taking part in one of our partners' summer schools?

Summer Schools Abroad 2018:

  • Learn something new

  • Meet new friends

  • Have an adventure

Opportunities await

Do something different this summer!

Click on the View Summer Schools tab above to browse through the exciting range of available summer schools hosted by Kent's partner universities in Summer 2018. Each summer school may have its own early bird discount scheme or scholarship so dont delay getting more information.

Please note that the University of Kent is not responsible for these Summer Schools and has no involvement in them. If you are interested in attending one of these programmes, it is your responsibility to research the programmes and fees fully and to apply directly to the university in question.


Summer School Fund

Did you know you could apply for a funding to attend summer schools in certain countries?

Eligibility: Countries that have an asterisk (*) next to them are eligible for funding.

Deadline to apply is 31st March 2018.

If you have any questions, please email goabroad@kent.ac.uk.

Kent student testimonials on summer schools

Student: Gabor Petri
Degree: PhD at the Tizard Centre, SSPSSR
Summer School: National University of Ireland Galway

“The lectures were running in a very interactive manner which allowed for many questions and interventions from the audience – the sharing of ideas and perspectives added even more colour to an already colourful programme. The summer school was also highly useful to me personally to make contacts with other academics and activists.”

Student: Ashwini Lakshminarayanan
Degree: UG Classical & Archeological studies 3rd Year
Summer School: Achill Field Training School –NUI Galway

“I am having a wonderful time at the Summer School in Ireland. I am simply delighted to be able to visit Ireland and learn from this new and exciting experience ”

Student: Joao Martins-Pereira
UG Hispanic Studies 2nd year
Summer School:
University of Zaragoza, Spain

“My experience of the University of Zaragoza’s summer programme was truly amazing and unforgettable. I met some amazing people and learnt so much from my time in Jaca. Everything I learnt will be massively beneficial to my studies at Kent. I am ever so grateful for this fantastic opportunity that the University of Kent offered me.”


Student: Martina Saiu
Degree: UG International Business 1st year
Summer School: Intensive German Language Summer School, Vienna

I am really glad I was offered the possibility of attending the summer school. It was a wonderful experience, which helped me to improve my skills, widen my horizons and open my mind to new cultures and lifestyles.”

Additional opportunities:

India Immersion Programme

Fancy spending two weeks in India this summer? International Partnerships and the Dean for Internationalisation are offering the opportunity to help fund 3 students to participate in the India Immersion Program offered by Amnity University.

Summer Schools at Kent

Visit Kent's Summer Schools page to find out about Summer School opportunities at our Canterbury campus or at our European centres in Paris or Brussels. For more information about summer opportunities abroad (including internships) please see our Careers Website.


International Development Office

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

Last Updated: 22/03/2018