International Summer and Winter University Kassel

Academic Summer and Winter Courses in the Heart of Europe 

The International Summer and Winter University Kassel offers unique short term education programs specially dedicated to international students, researchers and professionals. The courses combine high quality education with unique cultural experiences and thereby help you advance your intercultural skills while learning about German and European culture.

The certified, high-quality education programs include courses in the following fields:

  • Engineering – Environment and Innovation
  • Culture – International communication and German culture
  • Nano science – Molecules and technology
  • Sport science - Motor learning and Rowing

For more information about the programs, see the the pages of the International Summer & Winter University:



Kassel - A German University City with a Rich Cultural Heritage

All courses will be held in Kassel, which has a lively international student scene and a rich cultural heritage. Among other things, Kassel hosts Europe’s oldest museum, Germany’s oldest theatre and the UNESCO World Heritage Site Wilhelmshöhe.

Due to Kassel's central location in Germany, many other European cities such as Berlin and Amsterdam can be reached within only a few hours.

To get a first impression of the city, watch the video below: