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Benefits of International Relations Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses

Do you possess the curiosity to unravel the truth behind the complex web of global interactions? Are you intrigued by the dynamics of nations, alliances, conflicts, and diplomacy? If delving into the intricate world of international relations is your passion, then the International Relations Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses is your gateway to an eye-opening and intellectually stimulating journey. Whether you're aged 16 or 24, get ready to embark on an exhilarating learning adventure that will ignite your understanding of the world's most pressing issues. Let's explore the remarkable offerings of our International Relations Summer School set in the esteemed settings of Oxford and Cambridge.

Where are Oxford Summer Courses Hosted?

For ages 9-12, our junior summer courses are hosted at renowned boarding schools including Harrow School, Eton College, and St. John's Beaumont. For ages 13-24, our summer courses are hosted in Cambridge and Oxford University colleges. Apply now to secure your spot in one of our prestigious summer courses.

Unveil the World of International Relations

Prepare to immerse yourself in the captivating realm of international relations, where the truth behind global interactions is unravelled. Our International Relations Summer School is meticulously designed to explore a comprehensive array of topics, ranging from the origins of nationalism to the complexities of state behaviour for the common good. With an emphasis on theoretical approaches to international relations, you'll delve into the intricacies of global politics and diplomacy.

Global Insights and In-Depth Analysis

Step into the world of nations and alliances as you navigate through our carefully curated curriculum. We will delve into significant global issues, from distinguishing between preventing and pre-empting war to conducting thorough analyses of specific conflicts. This insightful exploration will provide you with a panoramic view of our world, its triumphs, challenges, and looming threats. By the end of the course, you'll possess a profound understanding of the intricate dynamics shaping our global landscape.

Interactive Learning in Small Groups

Embrace the power of interactive learning in small groups as you engage in intellectually stimulating seminars. For ages 16-24, our International Relations Summer School ensures an enriching experience with no more than 8 students in a group. Your expert tutor will cultivate self-directed learning and critical thinking, fostering an environment conducive to dynamic discussions and diverse perspectives. During the course, you'll complete two pieces of independent work, such as essays or problem sheets. These will be evaluated by your tutor in personalised 1:1 or 2:1 tutorials, where you'll receive invaluable feedback and engage in insightful conversations. This exchange of ideas will not only broaden your horizons but also facilitate a deeper grasp of the subject matter.

Experience Oxford and Cambridge:

As you cultivate your creative talents at the International Relations Summer School, you'll also have the chance to immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of Oxford and Cambridge. These historic cities have long been associated with academic excellence, inspiring generations of writers and thinkers. While strolling through their charming streets, discovering local treasures, and absorbing the intellectual ambiance, you'll become a part of the rich legacy of these renowned locales.


Are you prepared to uncover the truth behind the intricacies of global interactions? Join our International Relations Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses and embark on a transformative journey of learning, discovery, and self-enrichment. With immersive seminars, interactive discussions, and expert guidance, you'll gain a comprehensive understanding of international relations and the world we live in. Apply now and be a part of a community of aspiring minds ready to explore the captivating landscape of global politics and diplomacy.

Ready to Join Oxford Summer Courses?

After submitting your application, we'll be in touch very soon to inform you of the outcome. Apply now to begin your journey with Oxford Summer Courses!

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Explore global dynamics at Oxford Summer Courses International Relations Summer School. Delve into diplomacy, state behaviour, and complex world issues.

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