Summer programs in Taiwan: Chinese learning programs, summer language schools in Taipei, Mandarin immersion for university & college students, high school study abroad 2016. Chinese culture courses for international students, graduates & professionals.
Conveniently situated in Taipei, Taiwan, Mandarin Daily News Language Center provides year-round and summer Mandarin programs for adults, and a summer Mandarin language program for children and teenagers (ages 6-15) from around the world.
Kids who take part in our summer Mandarin course can choose between a full-day program or a half-day program. Cultural classes and field trips are also included in these summer programs. Mandarin classes are based on the student’s age and level of Chinese.
Cultural classes for kids include Chinese martial arts, Chinese calligraphy, and clay making, By giving students more opportunities to practice Chinese to use the language skills they have learned in class, it help them to improve quickly. Students will take part in at least one field trip per term to experience local Taiwan culture.
Devoted to teaching Chinese and disseminating Chinese Culture, the Mandarin Daily News Language Center is located within 5 minutes walking distance from the Kuting MRT Station (exit 7) and easily accessible from all parts of the city.
Marbella Design Academy is an international design school in Monda, (just 15km from Marbella) in Andalusia in the South of Spain, offering summer study programmes for students from around the world.
All classes are held in English and in small groups. Our academy is state-recognised by the Ministry of Education in Spain.
Our intensive summer courses offer a great opportunity to blend holiday and study. Non-European students do not need a student visa to enter Spain for our summer courses.
You can enter on a normal tourist visa valid for 3 months. These intensive summer courses last between 2-5 weeks, depending on the subject.
Students come from around the world to study at our Academy, with more than 33 different nationalities represented. Special needs students (individuals with a physical disability) are also welcome to apply.
We provide 3-year validated programmes which lead to Bachelor of Arts (BA) Honours degrees awarded by Middlesex University London, as well as our summer courses & other short courses. State recognition is awarded by the Spanish Ministry of Education - Junta de Andalucia.
We are in a stunning purpose-built facility approved by The Ministry of Education in Spain as complying with all the demands for a modern design academy.
Testimonial: "This school is very supportive of international students, the scenery is a great inspiration and Marbella Design Academy has really opened my eyes about being on your own and working hard to achieve your goals."
- Kate, USA
Would you like to study at a prestigious culinary arts school in France this summer? Situated in Argenteuil near Paris. Alain Ducasse Education was founded by Alain Ducasse - the legendary award-winning chef & restauranteur, whose restaurants had a total of 21 Michelin stars in 2014.
Alain Ducasse Education offers discovery programs in English or French in summer and year-round for serious amateurs, career-changers or future entrepreneurs aiming to open a restaurant or other food-related service.
The Culinary Essentials, Pastry Essentials and Wine Essentials are intensive training programs which allow you to discover basic professional techniques and knowledge needed to enter in the professional world of culinary, pastry or wine.
French culinary students and professional chefs alike have benefited from the highest level of personal training offered through the programs of Alain Ducasse for the past 12 years.
This is the same expertise that has created the long list of Michelin-starred restaurants that includes the Louis XV in Monaco, the Plaza Athenée in Paris and the Dorchester in London, among 25 other restaurants in 8 countries across the world.
Miracle Mandarin's one to four week summer day camps in Beijing and Shanghai provide an ideal experience for children & teens (10-17 years) seeking an opportunity to learn or improve their Mandarin Chinese language skills.
At Miracle Mandarin, students receive a world-class Chinese language education, and are immersed in Chinese culture including Chinese games, crafts, calligraphy, and excursions.
Inside the classroom and out, Miracle Mandarin summer camp will ignite students' imaginations and launch them on a lifetime voyage of discovery.
Your child will make new friends, learn a new language - Chinese, discover China and grow! At Miracle Mandarin, students gain the confidence, motivation and learning skills, to make them unstoppable.
Student Testimonial: "Teachers are all nice and atmosphere is pleasant. Everyone is always helpful. I enjoyed my classes at Miracle Mandarin. I believe I'll be back for next year's summer camp!" - Phillipe, France
Alchimia Contemporary Jewellery School in Florence
Courses / Programs
Alchimia is a private contemporary jewellery school located in Florence, Italy. We provide a wide range of academic, short-term intensive jewellery courses - including our innovative summer workshops and one-on-one courses in contemporary jewellery.
In Summer 2015, we offer two summer workshops. Our 5-day Japanese Traditional Copper Alloys and Coloring workshop is presented by Kimiaki Kageyama, one of the most important Japanese Master Goldsmiths.
Our 8-day MA: Contemporary Jewellery and the Poetics of Space workshop offers a unique collaboration between the world of contemporary jewellery and the notion of MA, a Japanese expression which translates roughly as "pause", "gap" or "space" between structural parts.
Our intensive jewellery courses are an excellent solution for those who have limited time to study and experiment in the area of contemporary jewellery. Available in summer and year-round (except for the month of August), these courses are taught on a one-to-one basis.
Each student is guided individually to ensure that lessons meet their specific need. Two different types of programmes are offered: technical and conceptual.
Our short-term courses are aimed at beginners, jewellers wishing to learn specific techniques, teachers, professionals and students who want to have new stimulating experiences in a new environment.
In addition to our short-term courses, we also provide Bachelor's (BFA) degree and Masters (MFA) degree courses in Jewellery Design.
Songwriting with Dean Friedman at French House Party, Carcassonne
Courses / Programs
Recommended in the book “The 100 Best Worldwide Vacations to Enrich Your Life”, French House Party, based at a chic house on the outskirts of Carcassonne, South-West France offers all-inclusive residential tutored breaks.
Every summer, we offer a four-day residential summer songwriting course with masterclasses led by one of contemporary music's most original musical lyricists – the legendary New York singer-songwriter Dean Friedman.
Frequently compared to Paul Simon and Billy Joel, Dean Friedman was described as "entirely unique and utterly brilliant" by Three Weeks reviewer Tom Bell. This is an opinion shared by the groups of singer-songwriters who participate in Dean's unique songwriting course in France.
French House Party offers the ultimate in customer care and personal attention during our residential courses which are led by superior and award-winning instructors. All classes are conducted in English.
Situated in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, Carcassonne is only 50 miles from Toulouse International Airport. Ryanair also fly directly to Carcassonne from the UK, Ireland, Belgium, and Paris Beauvais international airport.
Testimonial: "The whole weekend was heavenly.”
- Sally McDonald