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
2020 courses will take place on 6 July - 18 July and 20 Jul - 31 Jul
Young people from around the world come to study during summer courses in Stanford. Now it’s your turn. Stanford University is one of the world's leading universities with an international reputation for excellence in teaching, innovation and research. Stanford has been educating inspirational world figures since 1885. So where better to enjoy the real American college experience, immerse yourself in a challenging subject, and meet like-minded people?Start the adventure
Stanford University is a globally renowned centre for innovation and research, and every class on your Stanford summer course is taught by experts in their field. So whatever subject you’re studying you’ll be learning from the best. It’s nothing like school either. Instead you’ll take part in a mixture of subject sessions and workshops taught as college-style seminars led by world-class Stanford tutors. Just like a real American college student. So whether you chose to study Robotics, AI, Neuroscience, Design Thinking, Creative Writing, Genetics or any of the other fascinating topics Stanford excels in, you and your classmates will enjoy the finest academic experience.EXPLORE ACADEMIC WORKSHOPS
What’s life like at a top American college? Find out for yourself at this globally renowned university when you take part in the Stanford summer programme. You’ll stay in dorms on the Stanford University college campus. So you’ll be right in the heart of this vibrant educational institution. And close to some of the world’s most exciting companies. Together with your fellow students, you’ll have the chance to explore Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay area, including day trips to locations such as the Golden Gate Bridge, California Science Museum, Pier 39 or a Giants baseball game. Prepare for an all-American adventure.Student life
You’ll spend a lot of time working closely with like-minded students in class – and have lots of fun with them when you’re not studying. So you could find yourself making friends with people from over 80 countries around the world. And if you need any help or support our highly experienced counsellors and mentors are here for you to talk to anytime. We’re Stanford's only partners in Europe for this programme, and invite only the best and brightest students from every European country. Who knows who you could meet?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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