Explore the most remarkable periods throughout history in two remarkable historic cities

Open your mind to the fascinating stories and relics throughout time by studying History with Oxford Summer Courses.

From Medieval Times to Ancient Greece, the Cold War to the Industrial Revolution, we’ll take you back boosting your knowledge along the way with easy-to-absorb teaching that mirrors the tutorial style.

Actively engage in the history surrounding the city, explore the museum’s best kept relics or absorb the wisdom of expert tutors as you extend your career path on this diverse, captivating course.

Challenge yourself culturally, socially and historically with two-to-one tutorials and close-knit seminars of small groups that enable you to experience an enriched, authentic experience.

Match your passion to your academic pursuit. Find a course that makes you never want to stop learning.

Bringing the past to life with contemporary teaching in a modern, cosmopolitan city

Don’t just learn history, immerse yourself in it. Wander the same cobbled streets as John Buchan and Norman Davies as you absorb the knowledge of prestigious tutors and craft the desirable debating skills needed to be a first class historian. 

Study History with Oxford Summer Courses and you’ll explore politics, culture and economics of past people and societies plus develop a range of analytical skills that translate to a range of career paths.

Our past history students have studied a range of periods throughout time including Ancient, Medieval and Modern topics from the fall of the Roman Empire, to the Tudors and the World Wars. 

photo (c) John Cairns

Our established tutors are experts in their fields of study. Gain the skills and experience you need to excel with a unique, unparalleled learning experience.


Each week, you’ll be able to collaborate with leading academics mirroring the teaching method of the iconic, world-renowned and most respected educational establishments in the UK.

As current and past alumni of top universities, they’re highly specialised, recognised and knowledgeable in their chosen fields and can transfer their academic wisdom to you through interactive learning, independent study, seminars, and tutorials, depending on your age group.

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