Summer/Winter Schools

IBN TIBBON Translation Studies Doctoral and Teacher Training Summer School

26 June-7 July 2017, University of Granada (Spain)

Ibn Tibbon Translation Studies Doctoral and Teacher Training Summer School is a joint initiative by 5 different universities (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Boğaziçi University, Turkey; University of Turku and University of Tampere, Finland; University of Granada, Spain) and focuses, in particular, on contemporary research into literary and non-literary works from a historical perspective, and on providing training for teachers at MA level.

Participation will be limited to a maximum of 20 individuals; particularly welcome are doctoral students in the early stages of their projects, teachers of translation at MA level or its equivalent and other academics, as well as professionals who are involved in research in translation and interpreting studies or in other doctoral fields where translation, interpreting or intercultural mediation is a focus of interest.

Application Deadline: 17 March 2017 

For the application procedure and more details of the school please visit the website at: or write to

Call for participants



Bergen Summer Research School GLOBAL CHALLENGES

12-22 June 2017, University of Bergen (Norway)

This summer, Bergen Summer Research School presents six PhD courses dealing with some of the most pressing global challenges, ranging from migration, higher education, global health, water management, poverty, and the use of language.

The annual Bergen Summer Research School (BSRS) is an interdisciplinary venue for exploring some of the greatest challenges of our time. Around one hundred PhD candidates, researchers and policy makers from around the world will gather in Bergen from 12-22 June, 2017.

Application deadline is 1 March 2017.

The courses will be tied together by common sessions on research tools, writing and presentation skills, joint keynotes by high-profile researchers, plenary discussions, and an excursion into the Norwegian waterscape.

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BSRS seeks to create a unique environment for the participants to present, engage, discuss, progress their thinking, and improve on their work.

This is the tenth summer Bergen organizes this cross-disciplinary PhD-level summer research school on global challenges.

Bergen Summer Research School is a joint effort by the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Chr. Michelsen Institute, NHH Norwegian School of Economics, Uni Research, and the University of Bergen.

 Application guidelines:  

BSRS poster

 For more information about BSRS, please visit


 AU Summer University

4-21July  &  24 July-11 August 2017, Aarhus University (Denmark)

AU Summer University has shown tremendous growth over the last years, since the inception of the extended summer programme. In 2016 more than 1700 Danish and International students joined the programme.

AU Summer University looks forward to welcoming students during the following terms 2017:

Term I July 4th – July 21st 2017
Term II July 24th – August 11th 2017

AU Summer University offers 85 courses in English at Bachelor’s and Master’s level within the following academic areas:


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Deadline: 15 March 2017


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