2018 programme

The Summer Courses Foundation of the University of the Basque Country is celebrating its 37th edition in 2018, particularly noteworthy thanks to the wide range of areas covered. Once again, the Courses are providing a space for debate and critical thinking in terms of an ever-changing society.

During all yera an Online Course Programm is offered and the enrollment is now opened. 

The new classroom activitie's program has been opened on April 12th. The fee-s will be reduced till 31sr May.

On the Course Searcher you will find the passed courses programs and the courses that have the registration opened.

The activities are classified by various criteria

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Programme for weeks

By activity type


The programme is composed of courses, workshops, professional seminars-schools and conferences, included in different cycles. These are listed below.

  • Courses

Courses have traditionally represented the core programme, constituting training aimed at deepening and /or broadening knowledge.

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  • Workshops

The purpose of the workshops is the acquisition of practical skills and tacit knowledge. Particular attention is paid to learning of issues related to creativity, improvement and technical instruments.

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  • Schools

The Summer Schools represent a line of specialised training activities with a medium-term focus on permanence, dealing with certain aspects of the subject chosen each year. They are organised with the collaboration of a Social Agent (Company, Foundation, Association, etc), a scientific-academic agent with the purpose of achieving benchmark training programmes, characterised by their quality and with the aim of fostering loyalty of attendees in successive years.

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  • Professional seminars

The Professional seminars are designed to examine specific subjects related to the professional sectors. They are organised in collaboration with Professional Associations, Companies, Professional Bodies and other institutions.

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  • Congresses

Our congresses, forums and specialised meetings aim to develop and present research, theories, experiences and "Know-how". They are organised in collaboration with Professional or Scientific Associations.

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  • Open Activities

Our summer courses are complemented with a series of activities open to the general public, linked to certain classroom-based activities. They are free of charge.

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  • Online courses

The online course schedule is be made up of on-site summer courses from previous years, adapted to the online methodology, and by courses designed on an adhoc basis to be implemented online.

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Per Cycle


The scheduled activities are grouped into cycles:

Subject cycles:

Transversal cycles

1. "Courses for all":

These are designed for the general public, dealing with a broad range of subjects. There is a reduced enrollment fee 50% until 31/5 a. upon submission of the culture card (DK) or library membership or culture house card, as appropriate for the courses.

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2. CAPV Education Professionals:

Certain courses that may be of interest for training and upskilling for teaching professionals have been selected from the programme.

This cycle is designed in collaboration with the Department of Education of the Basque Country. All the courses have been certified in order to ensure that teachers participating in the same obtain the proper certification.

The Summer Courses offer primary, secondary and baccalaureate teachers of the CAPV a reduced enrollment fee (50% until 31/5 and 35% from 1 June) for courses making up the programme.

Some of the courses are also part of the Prest_Gara Plan. 

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3. Public health professionals:

Certain courses  will be selected from this year's programme to create the offer for the public health professionals.

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