Join Stanford Pre-Collegiate International Institutes for an introduction to life at an American college at a globally renowned centre for innovation.
Oxford Summer Courses is the only partnering organisation with Stanford in Europe
Innovative workshops, including Design Thinking, Robotics and Cryptology
Field trips in the San Francisco Bay area, from the Golden Gate Bridge to baseball games
Make new friends with students from 80+ countries
Founded in 1885, Stanford University has educated world leaders, innovators, and writers, including John Steinbeck, John F Kennedy, and Elon Musk. Stanford is the perfect place to sink your teeth into a subject you love, debate with international classmates, and form a network to last you a lifetime.START THE ADVENTURE
Students aged 14-17 will take part in an innovative mix of subject sessions and workshops that are not typically available in school. Taught in a college-style seminar setting, subjects vary from Robotics to Design Thinking, from Creative Writing to Genetics - and every session is taught by an expert in that field.EXPLORE ACADEMIC WORKSHOPS
Live on the Stanford University college campus and explore Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area – home to 39 businesses in the Fortune 1000. With field trips in the past including the Golden Gate Bridge, California Science Museum, Pier 39 and a Giants Baseball Game, this is an all-american experience.STUDENT LIFE
With academically talented students from 80+ countries attending, you'll make friends from across the globe. As Stanford's only partner in the Europe for this programme, Oxford Summer Courses invites applications from students aged 14-17 from all European countries.A DAY IN THE LIFE AT STANFORD
You'll stay in Stanford dorm rooms used by students during term time, giving you a true glimpse into the American college experience. Trained residential staff live in residence and will serve as counsellors and mentors, providing a supportive environment while you live abroad.
"Spending two weeks at Stanford this summer was truly an enlightening experience for me. Everyone was extremely kind, open, smart and funny, which made it very easy to become friends and establish connections."
"I spent two weeks at Stanford in the Summer and enjoyed every moment of it. Although I was initially nervous about travelling on my own and meeting so many new people I found it easy to settle in and make friends."
"Oxford Summer Courses at Stanford has changed my future entirely. It covered many topics such as Entrepreneurship, Cryptography, Critical Thinking and Decision Making - it was a magnificent experience."
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