Other opportunities

Interested in Short Term Summer Oppertunities?

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There are other programmes that you can also consider, which enable you to study/work abroad for up to a year.

China Internships

Generation UK  is a new three year campaign that aims for over 15,000 UK students to participate in study abroad or internship programmes in China. The campaign seeks to actively promote UK outward mobility to China, including the benefits of studying and working abroad.

The objective is to help create as wide a range of opportunities as possible, to help young people in the UK develop global mindsets and boost their employability.

Washington Ireland Programme

For over 19 years, WIP has supported the peace and reconciliation efforts in Northern Ireland and Ireland.
Identifying young people with a commitment to service and a track record of leadership, we build their skills through work experience, educational opportunity and hands-on citizenship both at home and in the US.
Through these efforts, WIP is building the next generation of leaders that will achieve a peaceful, stable and prosperous future for Northern Ireland and Ireland.


The Washington Ireland Program (WIP) is a prestigious and competitive program that provides the opportunity for students from the island of Ireland to engage in leadership development through a summer internship experience in Washington DC. For more information about the program and how to apply please see the following presentations.
Further information can be found in the FAQs.

Study China

Are you still undecided on your plans after graduation? Spend eight weeks in China on our Generation UK - China programme, learning the Chinese language and gaining meaningful work experience that will look fantastic on your CV – all this while exploring some of China’s most fascinating cities.

Study China provides a three-week study experience in Chinese language, culture and business. Interaction with Chinese students, academic staff, local families and businesses is structured into a programme of accredited language courses, academic modules, workshops, trips and excursions.

Applications are currently closed – keep an eye on this –upcoming link

https://www.britishcouncil.org/study-work-abroad/china-autumn-programme

Fulbrite Summer Institute Programmes

The Summer Institutes are designed to give British students with little foreign travel experience the opportunity to live and study (for up to five weeks) at a top US higher education institution alongside students from other European countries.

The institutes are open to students in all courses of study.

  • Summer Institute on Social Entrepreneurship
  • Summer Institute on Environmental Stewardship

The Fulbright US Summer Institute on Social Entrepreneurship will offer participants the opportunity to learn and gain practical experience with basic business skills and social entrepreneurship while receiving an introduction to American business and culture.

The Summer Institutes cover all participant costs including:

  • Round-trip airfare from the UK to the US
  • Tuition and fees at the host university
  • Accommodation and meals; a small daily allowance
  • Health and accident insurance
  • A small book allowance
  • Visa processing

http://www.fulbright.org.uk/going-to-the-usa/short-term/study-of-the-us-institutes


For further information contact the US-UK Fulbright Commission or visit the Fulbright Commission website

Study Work Create

"Open your eyes to a world of international opportunity with Study Work Create. This is the British Council's go-to site for the chance to travel and work abroad or in the UK, develop your creativity and increase your chances of finding a job."

IAESTE Placements

Are you currently in further or higher education and doing a science, engineering, technology or applied arts related course? If so, you may be interested in spending 6-52 weeks working abroad under the International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience programme.


Please remember that application deadlines are dealt with at country level. The official British Council IAESTE website is full of useful information.

Study USA

From Washington to Wisconsin, Nebraska to New Jersey. Opportunities are spread through many states - giving students the chance to experience the huge cultural and geographical diversity of the US.

Applications are now closed for 2018-2019

https://www.britishcouncil.org/study-work-abroad/northern-ireland-students-business-usa

Ukraine English Teaching Programme

GoCamp is looking for English/German/French-speaking volunteers who would come to Ukraine and interact with the children in English, German or French, have a great time, new friends and unforgettable experience in schools!

All volunteers will get a special training and an opportunity to share their experience with young Ukrainian students while developing socially valuable projects, dealing with interesting tasks and challenges together.

Applications now open –

https://www.britishcouncil.org/study-work-abroad/volunteer-ukraine

Apply by 15 May 2018 to attend on:

  • 2 - 20 June 2018 (training for volunteers on 2-5 June)
  • 9-27 June 2018 (training for volunteers on 9-12 June)

Apply by 15 July 2018 to attend on:

  • 2-17 August 2018 (training for volunteers on 2-5 August)
  • 9-23 August 2018 (training for volunteers on 9-12 August)

Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence

The Summer Seminar on Nationalism, Religion and Violence 2018 which is organized by Charles University, Prague and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and supported by the University of Birmingham, the Humboldt University of Berlin, the French Research Center in Humanities and Social Sciences (CEFRES) and the UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) is ready to launch its sixth year.

Keynote speaker: Prof. Stathis Kalyvas ( Gladstone Professor of Government, University of Oxford)

Guest of Honour: Paul Shapiro ( USHMM Director for International Affairs)

FINAL DEADLINE EXTENSION: 20 MAY 2018

A key goal of the Summer Seminar, taking place in Prague between June 18-29, 2018, is to contribute in a substantial way to the study of violence and to catalyze the growth of the study of violence as a field. It is led by international researchers from universities and institutions with an excellent reputation such as the Humboldt University of Berlin, Central European University (Budapest), the University of Birmingham, the University of Manchester, the University of Pennsylvania, Eötvös Loránd University (Budapest) and the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

The seminar targets highly motivated students, particularly graduate students of Political Science, History, Anthropology, International Relations, International Law, Journalism and other related disciplines, as well as post-docs and professional activists.

For more details, please see the attachment and visit the website of the Nationalism, Religion and Violence Summer Seminar: http://nrvsschool.fsv.cuni.cz/.

In case of inquiries, please feel free to contact us at any time at nrvsschool@fsv.cuni.cz.