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Our International Summer Schools are intensive programmes taught at graduate level. Students attend daily lectures, followed by small group seminars. Participants in these programmes usually have a university degree, or a minimum of two years at university. These summer programmes are not accredited, but those seeking credit at their home institution will receive a `Detailed Certificate` which details contact hours (for plenary sessions and workshops), grades achieved and private study hours.

  • Creative Writing Summer School
    Offering specialist seminars including critical reading, fiction, life writing, poetry, teaching creative writing and young adult fiction. This course is ideal for anyone wishing to explore and enhance their ability as a writer.
  • English Language Teachers' Summer Seminar
    Oxford is the home of Oxford University, Oxford University Press and many ELT authors. Using these resources, this two-week course will focus on current developments in the English language and in English language teaching.
  • English Literature Summer School
    Examining literary movements and the work of significant literary figures from Chaucer to the present day. Seminar topics include Chaucer, Shakespeare, the English Romantic poets, Jane Austen, Victorian fiction, and contemporary writing.
  • History, Politics & Society Summer School
    Providing insight into issues and events that have influenced the contemporary world. Seminar topics include British politics and society, the contemporary Middle East; the European Union, globalisation, human rights, international development, post-communist Europe, and warfare in the modern world.
  • IARU GSP: Oxford Seminar in Global Leadership
    A programme designed soley for students currently studying at one of the member universities of the International Alliance of Research Universities (IARU)
  • International Human Rights Law Summer School
    The programme assembles an internationally recognised faculty each year to probe the philosophy, history, doctrine and practice of international human rights law.
  • International Politics Summer School
    Tackling questions and problems that shape politics in the modern world
    Organised by International Programmes in association with St Antony's College, Oxford
  • Oxford Teachers' Academy English Language Teachers Summer Schools
    This is an exciting and dynamic, highly intensive two-week course for experienced ELT (English Language Teaching) professionals from a wide range of teaching backgrounds.
  • Theology Summer School
    A programme for clergy, theologians, teachers of religious education and lay people with an interest in theological study at University level.
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