Current Program Offerings

Participants will have the opportunity to gain first-hand experience about academic life and culture at a top American university.

All classes will be taught in English and will culminate with a final exam or presentation. Students who successfully complete the program will receive a Certificate of Recognition.

Eligibility

Current undergraduate or graduate students are welcome to submit applications. Students applying must have excellent grades in their university courses.

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Programs

This program will offer students an in-depth study of complex accounting and finance topics. Students will select one course track (Track 1: Accounting Theory and Financial Management, Track 2: Entrepreneurial Finance and Financial Management). Each student will take one of these two course track options. Maximum enrollment 30 students for both sections of accounting theory and entrepreneurial finance. All students will take the Financial Management course. Maximum enrollment: 60 students. Each course is taught by expert faculty from the Gies College of Business.

Dates

  • July 12 – 31, 2020

Additional Information

This program, facilitated by faculty and staff members by the College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences (ACES) will encourage and lead students through course discussions of the World Food Economy, Food Processing and Safety, Global Agribusiness Management, Issues Impacting Sustainable Agriculture.

Dates

  • TBD

Additional Information

This summer school program is a joint initiative of the Zhejiang University (ZJU) School of Earth Sciences, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Global Education and Training. This program is open only to students in Earth Sciences at Zhejiang University. Students will use remote data to predict natural hazards and their effects, master operations for visualization, use Python for 2D and 3D analysis, and learn about geospatial Python libraries and visualization. Course topics include: Natural Hazards and Climate Risk and Geospatial Analytics for Natural Hazards at Scale Based on CyberGIS-Jupyter. Courses are taught by faculty members in the departments of Geology, Atmospheric Sciences, and CyberInfrastructure and Geospatial Information Laboratory.

Dates

  • July 20 – 31, 2020

Additional Information

Econometrics is increasingly used to rigorously assess the impacts of public policy on business, the economy, and society. Thorough analysis and understanding of the impacts of policy help decisionmakers in business and all areas of government improve the design of policy and programs, eliminate inefficient practices, and improve responses during times of emergency. Students will learn applied econometric methods relevant in many areas of contemporary academic research, preparing them for graduate education and research.

Dates

  • July 20 – 31, 2020

Additional Information

This program will encourage and lead students through discussions of complex engineering and information science topics, with emphasis on Dynamic Systems Control and Machine Learning Creativity. Each course is taught by expert faculty from the Department of Computer Science and the College of Engineering.

Dates

  • July 12 – 31, 2020

Additional Information

This program will encourage and lead students through discussions of complex engineering topics, with emphasis on current status and research areas in Optics and Photonics, Optical communications, Optical fiber technologies, Imaging (bio and/or others), and Optical sensors. Each course is taught by expert faculty from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Dates

  • July 20 – 31, 2020

Additional Information

This program will help students understand mathematical concepts and algorithms deployed in wireless applications. Illinois’ leading faculty will engage students in lecture discussions on core mathematical principals, systems design, and real-world applications. Students will learn the components of an end to end wireless communication system. Courses are self-contained with fundamental algorithms to leading research in digital communications. These courses will prepare students for the next phase in their education, and career. Coursework will focus on Wireless and Mobile IoT: From Algorithms to Applications and Wireless Communications: 5G/Wifi 6 and Low Power IoT Communication, taught by faculty from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Dates

  • July 13 – 26, 2020

Additional Information

Have a Question?

If you have questions about any of the programs above, please contact globaled-training@illinois.edu.