Oxford Summer Schools for Academics and Professionals

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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. 

Courses

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.

The following courses require participants to have an academic or professional background in the subject.

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. 

Certification

All summer school participants who satisfactorily complete a programme will be awarded an attendance certificate.

Accommodation

Location

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. 

Fees

Information on fees and payment details can be found on each individual course page.

Application

The application process varies for each programme. Details of how to apply are outlined on each course page.


Upcoming courses

Oxford University Choral Singing Summer School 2019

  • Short courses
  • Sun 30 Jun 2019 to 07 Jul 2019

Oxford University Composing for Choirs Summer School 2019

  • Short courses
  • Sun 30 Jun 2019 to 07 Jul 2019

English Literature Summer School 2019

  • Short courses
  • Sun 07 Jul 2019 to 27 Jul 2019

History, Politics & Society Summer School 2019

  • Short courses
  • Sun 07 Jul 2019 to 27 Jul 2019

Oxford English Language Teachers' Academy Masterclass

  • Short courses, Professional development
  • Sun 21 Jul 2019 to 27 Jul 2019