Winter Sessions (J-term)

In winter, many institutions in the southern hemisphere offer a long break between the two semesters, often several weeks during the the months December and February. Together with the currently rising amount of mobile students worldwide, there can also be seen a rising demand as also offer of short-term study programs worldwide during this period.

This section therefore shall enhance knowledge and information about suitable short-term study opportunities during that time of the year. Interested students and persons can find available programs below, and can refine the search results by using filter.

For information and offers on social engagement programs and language courses, which also can be offered during just a short period of time early each year, please consult our filter or the relevant menus.

Popular Winter Sessions (J-term)


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Besides the programs listed here on StudyAdvisor, a wide range of international short-term programs is available at The platform 'Summer Programs' offers information and study offers on global short-term and summer programs in different academics areas. Major areas are the program listings with advertised programs from universities and institutions around the world, presented also on a global program map. Information is also available on social engagement programs, teen activity and pre-university programs, summer camps, Winter Sessions, and language courses in many different countries.

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Further international study programs & institutions


by University of Pécs from Hungary


for „Semester-long Study Abroad Program“ by „University of Pécs

"The city is very beautiful. The weather is very nice and the nature is peaceful. The agriculture of buildings are gorgeous. Pécs is a great place to experience and learn about new cultures from around the world."

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by Camille Pelletier from France


for „Bachelor Marketing & Business“ by „Burgundy School of Business (BSB)

after secondary studies I chose the bachelor programme at BSB as it was the best programme content to me, with the possibility of studying 100% in French or in English

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by Summer School UBT from null


for „Bayreuth International Summer School“ by „University of Bayreuth

Find a video about the Economics & Management course at

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by Martin Scheer from Germany


for „Summer University Namibia“ by „Namibia University of Science and Technology

The dates for 2019 are July 28 and August 24, 2019. The academic program offers you an interesting mix of theoretical knowledge and insights in the Namibian economy and society. You will get the unique chance to better understand developments in Africa. Have a look at for the courses offered during the program.

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