Winter Schools

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There are interesting offers from universities worldwide who offer winter schools.

Participation in such stays abroad result from varying goals.

  • Aquiring language skills and knowledge of another country
  • Acquiring technical skills in one's discipline
  • Networking

These offers aim at raising students' interest in completing a research or academic stay.

Country University Name Winter School Name Date Application Deadline Contact
Canada University of Alberta University of Alberta Research Experience (UARE) Winter Program January to April August 13, 2017

Daniel Holder

UARE Website



Indo-German Centre for Sustainability

at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in Chennai
Smart Grids – Sustainable Integration of Renewables for Tomorrow’s Power Grids In February/March every year Website
Indian Institute of Technology – IIT Madras

International Winter School on Social Entrepreneurship


In December every year


Bettina Dinter
Italy Politecnico di Torino PEP-UP Project:
Fit for Industry
In February every year


RWTH-Info Flyer

Japan Keio University

Keio Short-Term Japanese Studies Program


In February every year Website Bettina Dinter or an email to
Korea Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology Research Internship for Undergraduate Students Five weeks between January and February

Scholarships for all admitted students


Bettina Dinter
Yonsei University Winter Abroad at Yonsei (WAY)

1st period: in December/January every year

2nd period: in January/February every year

Website Bettina Dinter
Russia Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic university Polytechnic Winter School January 22 to February 2, 2018

Benjamin Pietsch

Fact Sheet


Taiwan National Taiwan University NTU Winter+ Programs

(+ Chinese Language and Culture program) (+ Research & Culture program)

Four weeks in January


Please also consider other time slots for the NTU Plus Academy in the fall, spring, or summer

Bettina Dinter
AEARU Innovation & Entrepreneurship Winter Program @ NTU X NCTU First week of December/January

October 30


National Tsing Hua University International Winter Program Two weeks in January every year Website
AEARU Innovation & Entrepreneurship Winter Program @ NTU X NCTU First week of December/January

October 30


Please take a look at our Summer School page as well.