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Oxford Summer Courses

Embark on the ultimate summer adventure with Oxford Summer Courses, a Bridgemark company. Offering a diverse range of over 40 subjects tailored for ages 9 to 24, our summer courses are hosted at prestigious university colleges and boarding schools in iconic cities including Oxford, Cambridge, London, and more. Join us at our summer school and apply now for an enriching journey that will create lasting memories.





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City of Oxford Summer School

Choose from 29 subjects in our immersive summer school designed for learners aged 13-24. Apply now for an exciting 2-week summer adventure in the historic city of Oxford.

Why choose Oxford Summer Courses?

Discover why Oxford Summer Courses is the perfect choice for you by watching this video. Our award-winning summer courses, designed by Oxford alumni, are simply unparalleled.Find out more

World-Leading Teaching Methods

  • Inspired by the tutorial teaching methods used at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge
  • Small classes, with an average class size of 6 students
  • University-style subjects to inspire your future
  • Engaging, expert tutors from some of the world's best academic centres
  • Access to our online preparation programme, Oxford Summer Courses Foundations

Authentic Student Experiences

  • Choose from 3 of the best university cities in the UK: Oxford, Cambridge, and London
  • Study in historic Oxford and Cambridge colleges, a prestigious boarding school, or a modern university campus in London
  • Lively social programme, filled with local activities loved by term-time students
  • Formal dinner and graduation ceremony on the last night of your course

Explore Unforgettable Summer Adventures with Oxford Summer Courses

Elevate your learning experience at our summer school.

  • Over 2,380 Students: Experienced Oxford Summer Courses in 2023.
  • 489 Dynamic Class Groups: Formed at our summer school, creating vibrant learning communities.
  • 10,600 Teaching Hours: Devoted to your education, ensuring a comprehensive academic experience.
  • Over 200 Tutors: A dedicated team of experts, providing personalised guidance.
  • Over 200 On-Course Staff: Ensuring a seamless experience for every student.
  • 11 Distinctive Host Sites: Inspirational locations, each with its unique academic environment.
  • 108 Represented Nationalities: A truly global perspective at Oxford Summer Courses.

While Oxford inspires us, we are not part of the university. It shapes what, where, and how we teach.

Meet like-minded learners from around the world.

Choose From Over 40 Subjects for Ages 9-24


Awards and Accreditations


The Queen's Award for Enterprise: International Trade (2020)

We are proud recipients of The Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade. This prestigious accolade recognises our unwavering commitment to sustainable growth, commercial success in international trade, and social responsibility.

Expert Academics Committed to Your Success

Our tutors are the backbone of our summer courses, and it's our commitment to offer extraordinary experiences. Meet some of the team:

Dr Tariq P

DPhil Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford - After completing his medical degree, Tariq was awarded the Jamaica Rhodes Scholarship to attend the University of Oxford. During his master's, he investigated animal and human neural stem cell models. Tariq's DPhil is within the Functional Neurosurgery group, researching surgical techniques to treat chronic pain in collaboration with the Fudan University in Shanghai and Tsinghua University in Beijing. He has had previous experience teaching at the secondary and tertiary levels, most recently in the Oxford Medical Sciences Division Neuroanatomy course.

Ofentse M

DPhil Materials, University of Oxford - Ofentse specialises in Applied Chemistry, Materials Science and Electron Microscopy. His research work focuses on innovative and advanced in-situ gas-phase and ex-situ STEM-EELS and ADF imaging techniques in the characterization of metal catalysts in the Biomass-to-Liquid technology for the production of clean fuels using aberration-corrected electron microscopy.

Lena D

PhD Candidate Neuroscience, University of Cambridge - Lena is a PhD student in Neuroscience at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge. Born in Germany, she has studied, volunteered and worked in many countries, including Honduras, India, Burma, Egypt and England. After completing her undergraduate degree focusing on Machine Learning and Neuroscience, Lena now researches depression development during adolescence using a variety of multivariate methods for the analysis of magnetic resonance imaging scans - using computer science techniques for brain research. She is particularly interested in understanding why during adolescence girls are so much more likely to develop depression than boys.

Dr Kieron W

DPhil English Literature, University of Oxford - Kieron is currently a freelance poet and teacher, specialising in creative writing. His first collection of poetry, The Mortal Man, was published in 2015. He was the first poet in residence at Rydal Mount since Wordsworth, and the first poet in many years to read from his own work at Dove Cottage, Wordsworth's home. He's also been Artist in Residence at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford.

Dr Amanda H

DPhil Chaucer's Poetics, University of Oxford - Amanda specialises in Medieval English literature and the English language. Her first book was on Chaucer's poetics; she edited Tottel's Miscellany, and worked on a book and database on rhyme in medieval and sixteenth century love lyric. She's currently working on a new book about anthologies of ‘English verse’ and the fantasies of England they project. It picks up on her longstanding interests in poetry anthologies and the agendas which drive the critical framing of texts and uses them to explore an area which is particularly topical given the ongoing debates around Brexit and the drive for Scottish independence.

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Alejandro, Spain

"I loved having people from different cultural backgrounds in my Oxford Summer Courses summer school course—they brought experiences to the conversation that I had never encountered before."

Alexandra, Greece

"The course at Oxford Summer Courses gave me an insight into how to make arguments in support of or against certain positions, which is useful in Law. The tutor assisted me in how to structure these arguments during my summer school."

Aarupi, United Kingdom

"I've enjoyed having a roommate during the summer school at Oxford Summer Courses and the opportunity to make so many new friends. It's great to meet new people, and it's a lot of fun."

Anas, Australia

"The favourite thing about my subject at Oxford Summer Courses summer school was that, for the first time, I felt challenged, coming from someone who has studied Computer Science for 3 years in school (at GCSE and A Levels). It was kind of exciting and intimidating at the same time."

Andreina, Spain

"The tutor at Oxford Summer Courses summer school asked us questions that I wouldn't normally ask myself, and I feel like I really grew during the course."

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Applications for 2024 Courses are Now Open

Embark on a one-of-a-kind adventure next summer at Oxford Summer Courses, an award-winning summer school known for its unique learning experiences that extend beyond the classroom. Explore an iconic university city, connect with like-minded peers from across the globe, boost your confidence, and forge lasting connections.

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Sustainability Pledge

  • We are a CarbonNeutral® certified company through our partnership with Climate Impact Partners.
  • We finance low carbon sustainable development projects to offset our emissions.
  • Your carbon footprint will be offset as soon as you arrive on course.
  • You'll be giving back while you learn, an added benefit of studying with us.

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