Winter Schools

Indo-German Centre for Sustainability

There are interesting offers from universities worldwide who offer winter schools.

Participation in such stays abroad result from varying goals.

  • Aquiring language skills and knowledge of another country
  • Acquiring technical skills in one's discipline
  • Networking

These offers aim at raising students' interest in completing a research or academic stay.

Country University Name Winter School Name Date Application Deadline Contact
Canada University of Alberta University of Alberta Research Experience (UARE) Winter Program January to April August 13, 2017

Daniel Holder

UARE Website



Indo-German Centre for Sustainability

at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in Chennai
Smart Grids – Sustainable Integration of Renewables for Tomorrow’s Power Grids February 24 to March 7, 2018 December 15, 2017
Indian Institute of Technology – IIT Madras

International Winter School on Social Entrepreneurship


December 3 to 14, 2018

Early Bird:
May 11, 2018

Regular Deadline: June 1, 2018

Bettina Dinter
Italy Politecnico di Torino PEP-UP Project:
Fit for Industry
February 2 to 10, 2017 June 23, 2016


RWTH-Info Flyer

Japan Keio University

Keio Short-Term Japanese Studies Program


February 6 to 21, 2017 November 11, 2016 Bettina Dinter or an email to
Korea Yonsei University Winter Abroad at Yonsei (WAY)

1st period:
December 27, 2016, to January 16, 2017

2nd Period: January 19 to February 10, 2017

Fact Sheet
Russia Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic university Polytechnic Winter School January 22 to February 2, 2018

Benjamin Pietsch

Fact Sheet


Taiwan National Taiwan University NTU Spring+ Three periods between Febraury and May

December 31, 2015, or February 10, 2016, depends on the program


Depending on the program, a reduced fee is possible.

Bettina Dinter
National Tsing Hua University 2018 NTHU Winter Culture School January 14 to 29, 2018

December 7, 2017

The first RWTH applicant pays 100 US dollars less than any other applicants.

Take a look at our Summer School page as well.