European Summer Institute (ESI)

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Dates of study: June 20 - July 15, 2023

2023 European Summer Institute (ESI) is offered by the master’s Program in Political Science – United Nations and Global Policy Studies at Rutgers University (New Brunswick) as a part of the International Summer University (ISU) Kassel at the University of Kassel (Germany). This program offers home stay accommodations and is open to Rutgers graduate and high achieving undergraduate students.

Study Abroad Location: University of Kassel - International Summer University Kassel

The International Summer University in Kassel is a unique summer short course dedicated to international students. Every year about 100 participants take part in seminars in specially created Summer Schools in Germany. The university program is combined with several optional leisure time activities, such as workshops, excursions and a German language course.

Graduate Courses – 6 graduate credits earned

Rutgers students will have an opportunity to take two courses (6 credits) while in Germany, taught by the faculty at the University of Kassel. No knowledge of German is required as courses are taught in English:

  • The Political Economy of Germany and its Implications for Europe and the World
  • Politics of Migration: European Controversies in Comparative Perspective
  • European Union Polity, Policies and Future Perspectives
  • German language (optional)

Visit ESI 2023 webpage to learn more and apply!