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Cornell University School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions

Winter Session 2020 will run from December 26, 2019 to January 18, 2020, with three-week on-campus classes beginning on January 2, 2020. We will update the Winter Session site in September. If you would like to receive an email when this happens, please join our email list. In the meantime, you may want to browse through the site to get an idea of what we offer.

Government-related courses

Cornell's Adult University

Adult and youth programs--travel around the world or have an education vacation on the beautiful Cornell campus--led by some of our most distinguished faculty!

"Free Enterprise": The Use and Abuse of a Key American ConceptIthaca
Austria and Hungary: After the Habsburgs--Authoritarianism and DemocracyEurope
Behind Bars: Mass Incarceration and the Carceral StateIthaca
Cuba: Havana and Washington - Renewed RelationsLatin America
Freedom and Justice in the Western TraditionIthaca
From Democracy to Authoritarianism: The Death of the Roman Republic
From the Puritans to the Panthers: The American Political Tradition
Israel and the Palestinian Territory: The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Up CloseMiddle East
New Paltz, New York The 2016 Presidential Election: A Weekend SeminarU.S. (east)
Putin's Russia: The Soviet Past, the Democratic Experiment, and the Return of DictatorshipIthaca
The U.S. and the Israeli-Palestinian ConflictIthaca

Professional Studies

Intensive learning experiences for students, professionals, and executives year-round, all drawing on Cornells renowned resources and faculty.

Policy Development ProgramIthaca

Summer College for High School Students

Offers talented high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors the opportunity to experience the excitement of college life, take university courses, work with renowned faculty, earn college credit, explore majors and careers, and make friends from around the world.

ECON 1110 Introductory Microeconomicsonline
Foundations in American LawIthaca
Freedom and JusticeIthaca
International Relations

Summer Session

Study with renowned faculty, earn credits, gain valuable skills, and complete requirements--on campus, online, or around the world.

AEM 3070 Risk Management in Emerging Marketsonline
AMST 1115: Introduction to American Government and Politics
ASIAN 2225: Literature, Politics, and Genocide in Cambodiaonline
Cornell in Washington Summer ProgramWashington D.C.
GOVT 1111: Introduction to American Government and Politics
GOVT 1615: Introduction to Modern Political Theory
GOVT 1817: Introduction to International Relations
GOVT 2623: History and Politics of the Modern and Contemporary Middle East
GOVT 3052 Intro to the Structure & System of American Law
GOVT 3071: Introduction to Public Policy
GOVT 3150: The American Legal System
GOVT 3294: Post-Truth Politics
GOVT 3323: Modern European Politics
GOVT 3887: International Human Rights in Theory and Practice
ILRLE 2400 Economics of Wages and EmploymentIthaca
LAW 3887: International Human Rights in Theory and Practice
NBA 5911: Risk Management in Emerging Markets
NES 2619: History and Politics of the Modern and Contemporary Middle East
NES 2694 The United States and Middle Eastern WarsIthaca
PADM 1734: Disasters
PAM 2110 Views on the News: Perspectives on Public Policy in AmericaIthaca
PHIL 1920: Introduction to Modern Political Theory
Summer Program in TurinEurope

Winter Session

Earn up to four credits in just three weeks--either on campus or online, reduce your course load, benefit from small classes, and immerse yourself in a subject. You can also work closely with your professor and receive more individualized attention.

HIST 2007 Global Capitalism in One Community

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