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Summer schools > The Oxford Experience

Tom Tower

The Oxford Experience is a residential summer programme of one-week courses in a variety of subjects aimed at non-specialists. It offers a choice of ten or so seminars each week over a period of six weeks.

You choose from over 60 different courses in the following broad areas:

  • Archaeology & Early History
  • Art, Music, Houses & Gardens
  • Literature, Folklore & Creative Writing
  • Modern History & Politics
  • Natural & Social Sciences

The Oxford Experience gives you a unique opportunity to sample life in Christ Church, one of the University’s most impressive and beautiful colleges.

Programme Features

  • Week-long residential summer courses
  • At Christ Church, Oxford
  • Accessible courses in the humanities
  • Small study groups taught by friendly tutors
  • Designed for an international audience of all ages

Fees and Supplements

  • Programme Fee: £1,230
  • Single Ensuite Supplement optional: £180
  • Twin Ensuite Supplement optional: £90
  • Excursion Fee where applicable: £50-100

All fees are charged on a per week, per person basis.

Click here to download an application form

Click here to download the Joining Notes

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