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Discover a world of possibilities with our immersive summer school programme at Oxford Summer Courses. With a diverse selection of 29 subjects to choose from, tailored for learners aged 13-24, you have the opportunity to delve into your academic passions and explore new fields of knowledge. Immerse yourself in the rich history and captivating charm of the historic city of Oxford as you embark on an exciting 2-week summer adventure. Our experienced tutors and engaging learning environment ensure that you will gain valuable insights, expand your horizons, and make lifelong memories. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity - apply now and prepare for an unforgettable summer experience at our Oxford summer school. Join Oxford Summer Courses today and make the most of this extraordinary Oxford summer school experience

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British Museum

The British Museum, located in the heart of London, is one of the world's most renowned museums, housing a vast and diverse collection of over 8 million historical artefacts from all corners of the globe. Founded in 1753, the museum covers over 2 million years of human history, from ancient civilisations to modern times.

Warwick Castle

Visiting Warwick Castle is an opportunity to explore the rich history of this magnificent medieval fortress. It dates back to the 11th century and has played a significant role in English history. Students can explore the castle's impressive collection of buildings and exhibitions, as well as witness jousting tournaments, falconry displays, and other live shows.

Tower of London

The Tower of London is a historic castle and fortress that has served as a royal palace, prison, and even a zoo over the centuries. Visitors can explore its impressive collection of buildings and exhibitions, including the iconic White Tower, the Crown Jewels, and the medieval palace. They can also learn about the infamous prisoners who were held in the tower over the centuries, including Anne Boleyn and Guy Fawkes.

Westminster, London

Visiting Westminster in London is a must-see for anyone interested in the city's rich history and iconic landmarks. This historic district is located in the heart of London and boasts several of the city's most famous attractions, including the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace.


Visiting Bath is a must-see attraction, as it is home to some of the best-preserved Roman architecture in the world and the ancient Roman Baths. Visitors can also explore Georgian architecture, such as the Royal Crescent and the Jane Austen Centre, which celebrates the life of the famous author.

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is an impressive example of baroque architecture in Britain, home to Sir Winston Churchill. Visitors can explore the state rooms, stroll through the gardens, and try their hand at the challenging maze. It also houses a butterfly house, model village, and miniature train, providing entertainment for all ages.

Ashmolean Museum

The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, is one of the world's oldest and most prestigious museums, founded in 1683. Its collection of over 1 million objects spans from ancient Egypt to contemporary art, including archaeological treasures, fine art, and rare manuscripts, making it a must-see destination for art, history, and culture enthusiasts.


Oxford is a world-renowned university city with stunning architecture, idyllic cobblestone streets, and rich history. It is home to some of the most iconic university buildings in the world, such as the Bodleian Library and Christ Church College, which inspired the Hogwarts dining hall in the Harry Potter movies. Visiting Oxford is like taking a step back in time and discovering the quintessential beauty of England.


Visiting Portsmouth offers an opportunity to explore the rich maritime history of the UK. The city has played a significant role in the country's naval history, and students can learn about this at the historic dockyard, which is home to several iconic ships. They can also explore the Mary Rose Museum, which houses the remains of Henry VIII's flagship, and the National Museum of the Royal Navy.


Discover the wonders of Bristol, one of the UK's coolest cities, as you explore its many attractions. Step aboard Brunel's engineering marvel, the SS Great Britain, and delve into its fascinating history. Get hands-on with science at We The Curious, gaze in wonder at the Planetarium, and uncover even more of Bristol's secrets as you explore this vibrant and eclectic city.

The Oxford Summer Courses experience

Enhance your summer experience by becoming part of the vibrant and diverse community of international students at Oxford Summer Courses. Immerse yourself in our renowned summer school programme, where you'll engage in practical lessons, embark on exciting field trips, and participate in a bustling academic and social calendar. Discover the charm of the city of Oxford as you explore its picturesque parks, captivating museums, and historic landmarks. Indulge in tranquil afternoons punting on the River Cherwell, immersing yourself in the beauty and cultural richness of this historic city. With a wide range of summer courses available, choose your academic pursuit today and embark on an unforgettable adventure in the city of Oxford.


Stay in the City of Oxford

Embark on an unforgettable adventure as you stay in the vibrant city of Oxford during your time as a student at Oxford Summer Courses. Immerse yourself in the rich history and captivating culture of this renowned destination. Explore the city's captivating architecture, uncover its hidden gems, and savour a diverse range of cuisines. Connect with fellow adventurers from around the world and marvel at the iconic spires that grace the skyline. Wander the charming streets of Jericho and experience the excitement that awaits at every turn. Get ready to embark on an exhilarating journey in one of the world's most captivating cities, where every day is filled with new discoveries and thrilling experiences.

When you apply to study at our Oxford Summer School with Oxford Summer Courses, you can choose to stay in either a standard room (with a shared bathroom) or an en-suite room (with a private bathroom), subject to availability. Please note that Oxford Summer Courses is an organization that contracts with the colleges of the University of Oxford for the use of facilities, but it has no formal connection with the University of Oxford. Our team will allocate you to a specific Oxford college for your stay where our Oxford Summer Schools are hosted. All accommodations are conveniently located within easy reach of the city of Oxford's historic landmarks, tourist attractions, and shopping facilities.

During your stay with Oxford Summer Courses, you'll enjoy delicious meals at your designated London College. Alongside this, you'll have the chance to savour the culinary delights of local London restaurants. On Fridays, immerse yourself in a special tradition by dressing up and joining your fellow students for a celebratory three-course formal dinner at your London college, marking your accomplishments during your time with us. This extraordinary dining experience is sure to create cherished memories that will stand out as a highlight of your Oxford Summer Courses journey.



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Katrina, USA

"I would love to do this course again in the future. Oxford Summer Courses is a place where you can make friends that live all over the globe. And a chance to explore Oxford, London, and enjoy all sorts of extracurricular activities."

Emma, Sweden

"You get the chance to ask questions at Oxford Summer Courses to someone that can tell you what it’s like to work in that field and who can answer more difficult questions. You get a more inspiring insight into the subject than you get in your normal school."

Jana, Palestine

"My tutor, Mrs. Hila Levy was really kind and helpful, she made sure that all of the students in her class clearly understand the new concepts that she explained, and she used to give us a full feedback when we finish our work."

Krisha, India

"We were taught about business: what is it? how can we set up our own businesses? How can we successfully one day become leading entrepreneurs? Our classes were very engaging and informative. We did lots of case studies which helped us understand better."

Summer, New Zealand

"I like my course, business and entrepreneurship, because I can learn many things there and the teacher can be more focused in teaching me since there are only six students."

Mitko, Macedonia

"The teaching is done so well here. I really like that my tutor broke down complicated issues into smaller subjects that we then discussed in-depth."

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."

Muhammad, Pakistan

"My tutor, Daniel Kaute, was not only witty and engaging, but also took the time to make sure we are applying our own skills to the work we are doing."

Aryaman, India

"Chemistry has always been my favourite subject, and my tutor at Oxford Summer Courses summer school made me love it even more. Mr. Rami E Kremesti is one of the most experienced people I have ever met. He shared insights about chemistry that one cannot find in any books."

Erin, Canada

"The course at Oxford Summer Courses made me realise that chemistry is all around me and there is much more than just the classroom."

Gabrielle, Australia

"I chose the same subject that I am studying at my own university (Classical Civilisations), but Oxford Summer Courses made me think about and view my subject in a different way that I hadn’t been exposed to before in the summer school."

Loobdhak, Bahrain

"After finishing the course, I feel as if I have not only learnt more on this topic but also understood how important it is in our everyday life. We explored different parts of computer science such as Hardware, Software engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Game designing etc."

Maxim, Russia

"Even though I consider myself an advanced student in this field, I still had something new to learn and feel as if there’s plenty more that I could do."

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."

Christian, Romania

"The classes at Oxford Summer Courses have simply amazed me, and the tutor has guided us every step of the way, focusing on our interests, but also developing our critical thinking by encouraging us to support our views and finding arguments to do so. The summer school experience has been invaluable in expanding my knowledge and skills."

James, USA

"I liked how we were given complex problems to solve. This pushed me to learn more and gave me the motivation to want to learn more."

Patrick, Norway

"I will forever appreciate the time I have spent at Oxford Summer Courses. During my time there I gained new friendships from a range of different cultures and I learned new things that about myself."

Magnus, Norway

"The main reason why I choose Oxford Summer Courses was to make new experiences, both with people and for myself to grow as an individual. Looking back now, the two weeks might be one of the most memorable and I am greatly thankful and satisfied."

Bree, Canada

"The Creative Writing Course helped me properly analyse famous writers’ works in order to fully understand them while letting me create my own short stories and poems."

Irene, Panama

"Oxford Summer Courses has been such a unique and fulfilling experience with the help of the counsellors and mentors."

Jennifer, India

"It has been exhilarating, all in all, to be a part of Oxford Summer Courses and I would definitely recommend it!"

Marina, Finland

"My tutor was very nice and encouraging, she gave me lots of feedback that helped me improve my writing."

Ximena, Mexico

"My tutor was open to suggestions about other material we would like to see and study, like poetry!"

Adnaan, Mauritius

"The best lesson I have had so far was at Oxford Summer Courses when we studied Game Theory during the summer school, and when we did presentations in class about shops or platforms that we had to imagine ourselves."

Dev, United Kingdom

"My mentor at Oxford Summer Courses, Mr. Christian Holm, has been an absolute pleasure. I always look forward to his lessons, not only for my passion for economics but also because I feel Mr. Holm has been great at dissecting complicated and large ideas, making them simpler and easier to digest. The summer school experience with Mr. Holm as my mentor at Oxford Summer Courses has been invaluable in enhancing my understanding of economics."

Joshua, South Africa

"Inside the classroom we have learnt a great deal about a wide variety of topics such as game theory, evaluation, supply and demand, inflation and interest rates, allocation of resources which all fall under macroeconomic as well as microeconomics."

Chloe, China

"The economics course at Oxford Summer Courses I'm taking is really helpful as a range of topics were introduced and explained clearly to us during the summer school."

Perla, Lebanon

"The tutor brought whole new perspective to subjects that I understood differently before. He really made us think outside the box and I feel like I’ve challenged intellectually."

Audrey, Australia

"Choosing to take part in Oxford Summer Courses exciting, fun-filled summer school trip has been one of the best decisions I have ever made."

Chloe, USA

"The material at Oxford Summer Courses was fascinating, and the summer school process taught me how to prioritise work; whereas at school I have about two weeks to write each essay, here at the summer school it’s just two days."

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