• 2017
  • 2016
International Summer Session
Course List

2017

(2017A) The BFSU International Summer Session is an international course programme which mainly featured in multi-language studies and area studies

Our Courses

Interdisciplinary courses – Provide courses ranging from economics, politics, linguistics, art, philosophy, literature, to area study, international relations, Chinese study and so on.

Various teaching languages – Cater for those with specific language interests, as most courses are taught in English while others in German, Spanish, French, Russian and so on.

Diversified teaching approaches – Deliver themed plenary lectures, workshops, forums and free talks, to exchange and to extend your knowledge of your chosen subjects.

International learning atmosphere – You will be part of an international community of students encouraged to discuss, debate and develop your own understanding.

Our Teaching Staff

Experienced professors and associate professors who are leading figures in their field studies, from internationally renowned universities

From all over the world such as the USA, the UK, Germany, Australia, Spain, Czech, Slovakia, Latvia, Serbia, Slovenia, Hungary, Columbia, Arab, ect.

Studying at BFSU ISS

Intensive study – Since the duration of summer session is very short, courses will be taught intensively. All the courses are academically rigorous and require you to prepare for your studies in advance

Wonderful experience – Cultural interchange is intense and bidirectional. Culture exchanges and friendship could be realized through pair-works, debates and communications between Chinese and international students.

Course Code Course Title Teaching Language Teachers Name Credits Credit Hours Class Time
SUM17315 Perspectives on Leadership Development English 2 32

Week 3, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Fri(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Fri(sections 5- 8)

SUM17502 Hispanics in the United States Spanish 2 32

Week (1-4), Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 5- 8)

SUM17312 A Guide to Game Theory English 2 32

Week 3, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Fri(sections 1- 4)

SUM17324 European integration: history and future English 2 32

Week 1, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Fri(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Fri(sections 5- 8)

SUM17323 Introduction to German Law German Wolfgang Däubler 2 32

Week 1, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Fri(sections 1- 4)

SUM17322 Politics of International Law English William Phelan 2 32

Week (1-4), Tue(sections 7- 8)
Week (1-4), Wed(sections 7- 8)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 7- 8)
Week (1-4), Fri(sections 7- 8)

SUM17321 Economic Development in East Asia English 2 32

Week 3, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Fri(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Fri(sections 5- 8)

SUM17320 The European Union: An Introduction English Richard Anthony Sanders 2 32

Week 1, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Fri(sections 1- 4)

SUM17319 International Organisations: How they work and what they achieve English 2 32

Week 3, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Fri(sections 1- 4)

SUM17318 Contemporary tendencies in Latin America in the era of globalization Spanish 2 32

Week (1-4), Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 1- 4)

SUM17317 Humanity, Science, and Nature in the West English 2 32

Week (1-4), Tue(sections 3- 4)
Week (1-4), Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 3- 4)
Week (1-4), Fri(sections 3- 4)

SUM17316 Politics and Space German 2 32

Week (1-4), Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 5- 8)

SUM17314 International Law for Sustainable Societies English 2 32

Week 3, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Fri(sections 1- 4)

SUM17403 Introduction to Sound English 2 32

Week 1, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Mon(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Mon(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Fri(sections 1- 4)

SUM17313 Introduction to Mass Media English Lidia Peralta García 2 32

Week 3, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Fri(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Fri(sections 5- 8)

SUM17311 An Introduction to Social Science Research: Rationale, Planning, and Implementation English 2 32

Week 3, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Fri(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Fri(sections 5- 8)

SUM17310 Europe and the world since 1900: from global leadership to periphery? English 2 32

Week 3, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Fri(sections 1- 4)

SUM17308 Public Finance English 2 32

Week 3, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Fri(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 4, Fri(sections 5- 8)

SUM17309 Introduction to Financial Accounting English 2 32

Week 1, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Fri(sections 1- 4)

SUM17501 Gender and Language English 2 32

Week 1, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Fri(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Mon(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Fri(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Mon(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Fri(sections 5- 8)

SUM17307 Anthropological Approaches to the Study of Religion, Culture and Society English Hiroko Kawanami 2 32

Week 1, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Fri(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Fri(sections 5- 8)

SUM17201 Introduction to German Philosophy German 2 32

Week 3, Tue(sections 3- 6)
Week 3, Wed(sections 3- 6)
Week 3, Thu(sections 3- 6)
Week 3, Fri(sections 3- 6)
Week 4, Tue(sections 3- 6)
Week 4, Wed(sections 3- 6)
Week 4, Thu(sections 3- 6)
Week 4, Fri(sections 3- 6)

SUM17402 Appreciating Chinese Music, Understanding Chinese Culture and Society English 2 32

Week (1-4), Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 1- 4)

SUM17306 Inroduction to Economics English 2 32

Week 3, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Fri(sections 1- 4)

SUM17305 The Basics of Leadership and Management Communication English 2 32

Week 1, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Fri(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Fri(sections 5- 8)

SUM17304 Socioeconomic Relationship Between Latin America & the Caribbean with China English 2 32

Week (1-4), Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 5- 8)

SUM17303 Principles of Microeconomics English 2 32

Week (1-4), Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Wed(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Fri(sections 1- 2)

SUM17401 Introduction to Theatre English 2 32

Week (1-4), Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 5- 8)

SUM17302 International Financial Management English 2 32

Week 1, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Fri(sections 1- 4)

SUM17301 Political Economy and Development English 2 32

Week 3, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Fri(sections 1- 4)

SUM17101 Technology and Power English 2 32

Week 1, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 1, Fri(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Thu(sections 5- 8)
Week 2, Fri(sections 5- 8)

International Summer Session
Course List

2016

(2016A) The BFSU International Summer Session is an international course programme which mainly featured in multi-language studies and area studies

Our Courses

Interdisciplinary courses – Provide courses ranging from economics, politics, linguistics, art, philosophy, literature, to area study, international relations, Chinese study and so on.

Various teaching languages – Cater for those with specific language interests, as most courses are taught in English while others in German, Spanish, French, Russian and so on.

Diversified teaching approaches – Deliver themed plenary lectures, workshops, forums and free talks, to exchange and to extend your knowledge of your chosen subjects.

International learning atmosphere – You will be part of an international community of students encouraged to discuss, debate and develop your own understanding.

Our Teaching Staff

Studying at BFSU ISS

Intensive study – Since the duration of summer session is very short, courses will be taught intensively. All the courses are academically rigorous and require you to prepare for your studies in advance

Wonderful experience – Cultural interchange is intense and bidirectional. Culture exchanges and friendship could be realized through pair-works, debates and communications between Chinese and international students.

Course Code Course Title Teaching Language Teachers Name Credits Credit Hours Class Time
SUM03017 East Asian Business in the 20th Century 1 16

Week 1, Mon(sections 3- 4)
Week 1, Tue(sections 3- 4)
Week 1, Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week 1, Thu(sections 3- 4)
Week 2, Mon(sections 3- 4)
Week 2, Tue(sections 3- 4)
Week 2, Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week 2, Thu(sections 3- 4)

SUM03008 The Political Economy of Contemporary China 1 16

Week 3, Mon(sections 3- 4)
Week 3, Tue(sections 3- 4)
Week 3, Wed(sections 1- 2)
Week 3, Thu(sections 1- 2)
Week 4, Mon(sections 3- 4)
Week 4, Tue(sections 3- 4)
Week 4, Wed(sections 1- 2)
Week 4, Thu(sections 1- 2)

SUM04006 Mehrsprachigkeit: Neue Perspektiven in Forschung und Lehre 1 16

Week 3, Mon(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Tue(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Wed(sections 5- 8)
Week 3, Thu(sections 5- 8)

SUM04005 Einführung in die Medienlinguistik: Gegenstände, Theorien und Methoden 1 16

Week 1, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Thu(sections 1- 4)

SUM03014 Foreign and Security Policy in Europe 1 16

Week 1, Mon(sections 3- 4)
Week 1, Tue(sections 3- 4)
Week 1, Wed(sections 1- 2)
Week 1, Thu(sections 1- 2)
Week 2, Mon(sections 3- 4)
Week 2, Tue(sections 3- 4)
Week 2, Wed(sections 1- 2)
Week 2, Thu(sections 1- 2)

SUM02002 Chinese Music, Aesthetics, and Globalization 2 32

Week (1-4), Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 1- 4)

SUM03013 Principles of Macroeconomics 2 32

Week (1-4), Mon(sections 3- 4)
Week (1-4), Tue(sections 3- 4)
Week (1-4), Wed(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 1- 2)

SUM03012 Contemporary European Society 2 32

Week (1-4), Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 1- 4)

SUM04004 Introduction to Mass Media Lidia Peralta García 2 32

Week (1-4), Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 3- 4)

SUM01004 Contemporary History of Europe 2 32

Week (1-4), Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 3- 4)

SUM03010 Introduction to International Relations Theory 2 32

Week (1-4), Mon(sections 3- 4)
Week (1-4), Tue(sections 3- 4)
Week (1-4), Wed(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 1- 2)

SUM03009 International Financial Management 2 32

Week (1-4), Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 3- 4)

SUM01003 Soviet Economic History 2 32

Week (1-4), Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week (1-4), Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week (1-4), Thu(sections 3- 4)

SUM03006 Cases Analysis in international business 2 32

Week 1, Mon(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Mon(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Mon(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Wed(sections 1- 4)

SUM03005 Enterprise Architecture Design 1 16

Week 3, Mon(sections 6- 8)
Week 3, Tue(sections 6- 8)
Week 3, Wed(sections 6- 8)
Week 3, Thu(sections 6- 8)
Week 3, Fri(sections 6- 7)
Week 4, Mon(sections 6- 7)

SUM03004 Business Informatics 1 16

Week 3, Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week 3, Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week 3, Wed(sections 3- 5)
Week 3, Thu(sections 3- 5)
Week 3, Fri(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Mon(sections 1- 2)

SUM03003 Introduction to Marketing Research 1 16

Week 3, Mon(sections 3- 4)
Week 3, Tue(sections 3- 4)
Week 4, Tue(sections 2- 4)
Week 4, Wed(sections 2- 4)
Week 4, Thu(sections 2- 4)
Week 4, Fri(sections 2- 4)

SUM06001 Development of Leadership Theories 1 16

Week 3, Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week 3, Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week 3, Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week 3, Thu(sections 3- 4)
Week 4, Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week 4, Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week 4, Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week 4, Thu(sections 3- 4)

SUM04003 Introduction to Language Typology 1 16

Week 3, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 3, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 4, Thu(sections 1- 4)

SUM03002 Introduction to public relations 1 16

Week 3, Mon(sections 3- 4)
Week 3, Tue(sections 3- 4)
Week 3, Wed(sections 1- 2)
Week 3, Thu(sections 1- 2)
Week 4, Mon(sections 3- 4)
Week 4, Tue(sections 3- 4)
Week 4, Wed(sections 1- 2)
Week 4, Thu(sections 1- 2)

SUM01002 World History Made Graphic 1 16

Week 3, Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week 3, Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week 3, Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week 3, Thu(sections 3- 4)
Week 4, Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week 4, Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week 4, Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week 4, Thu(sections 3- 4)

SUM04002 Language, identity, politics: The case of Bosnian, Croatian, Montenegrin, and Serbian 1 16

Week 1, Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week 1, Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week 1, Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week 1, Thu(sections 3- 4)
Week 2, Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week 2, Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week 2, Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week 2, Thu(sections 3- 4)

SUM03001 Europe and the Developing World 1 16

Week 1, Mon(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Wed(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Mon(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Wed(sections 1- 4)

SUM04001 Meaning in Language* 1 16

Week 1, Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week 1, Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week 1, Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week 1, Thu(sections 3- 4)
Week 2, Mon(sections 1- 2)
Week 2, Tue(sections 1- 2)
Week 2, Wed(sections 3- 4)
Week 2, Thu(sections 3- 4)

SUM02001 Understanding Culture: An Introduction to Cultural Theory* 1 16

Week 1, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 1, Thu(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Tue(sections 1- 4)
Week 2, Thu(sections 1- 4)