Our summer schools for academics and professionals typically comprise of study in small interactive seminar groups with specialist tutors and lecture programmes given by leading scholars and distinguished speakers.
Participants include graduate and senior undergraduate students, teachers in schools and colleges, and professionals working in the field.
Applicants for the courses listed below are usually required to have completed a minimum of two years' full-time study at university in a relevant academic discipline.
- Creative Writing Summer School 28 Jul - 17 Aug 2019
- English Literature Summer School 07 - 27 Jul 2019
- History, Politics & Society Summer School 07 - 27 Jul 2019
- International Human Rights Law Summer School 08 Jul - 04 Aug 2019
- International Politics Summer School 04 - 17 Aug 2019
The following courses require participants to have an academic or professional background in the subject.
- Choral Singing Summer School 30 Jun - 07 Jul 2019
- Composing for Choirs 30 Jun - 07 Jul 2019
- English Language Teachers' Summer Seminar 28 Jul - 10 Aug 2019
- Oxford English Language Teachers' Academy Masterclass 21 - 27 Jul 2019
- Theology Summer School 04 - 17 Aug 2019
We also offer two linked events, a two-day summer school and a one-day conference, for philosophers, scientists, psychiatrists, other mental health professionals, and service users.
- Oxford Summer School in Philosophy and Psychiatry 18 - 19 July 2019
- International Conference in Philosophy and Psychiatry 20 July 2019
All summer school participants who satisfactorily complete a programme will be awarded an attendance certificate.
The academic and professional summer schools are based at some of Oxford's historic colleges including Christ Church, Exeter College, New College, St Antony's College and Worcester College. Details of accommodation can be found on each individual course page.
The music summer schools take place at St Stephen's House, a Hall of the University of Oxford.
The programmes are residential; however, some do offer non-residential options.
Information on fees and payment details can be found on each individual course page.
The application process varies for each programme. Details of how to apply are outlined on each course page.