Business & Legal Communication


The dynamic Business & Legal Communication course focuses on the reading, writing, and listening skills of the English language in a business and legal context. Our intensive course has been tailored to promote fluency in these areas of communication. Using language to the best of our abilities is a primary factor in furthering careers, in both the quality of work produced and contributing to building relationships among colleagues and clients.

Additionally, participants attend a large selection of seminars focusing on various relevant topics in the areas of management, economics, international relations, and law.

About This Programme

LengthYou can attend for 2, 4, 6, or 8 weeks. Each week, you can select a different course (see below).
Available DatesSummer Session 1: 01 July – 14 July 2018
Summer Session 2: 15 July – 28 July 2018
Summer Session 3: 29 July – 11 August 2018
Summer Session 4: 12 August – 28 August 2018
Lectures /
15-20 hours of seminar style lectures covering your course are given per week by highly experienced and qualified tutors, lecturers, doctors, and professors from the University of Cambridge (UK) and/or the University of Oxford (UK). We require all students to attend at least 1 exam to receive an Academic Transcript issued by CBL International. A certificate of participation signed jointly by Magdalene College (University of Cambridge) and CBL International is presented to delegates with a 90% or above attendance rate. There are weekly exams scheduled for every course.
AccommodationSingle dormitory room with shared bathroom in a college of the University of Cambridge (UK), includes daily breakfast – 980GBP.

If you would like lunch and dinner provided for you, there is an additional charge of 300 GBP.

FeesPlease see our Fees & Tuition.
PrerequisitesThis is an open enrolment course, we recommend applicants to have prior knowledge or strong interest in the subject/course they are enrolling in.
Additional InformationIn addition to lectures given, this course also includes various extra-curricular activities such as social events & leisure activities, visits to businesses and institutions in London, and excursions to famous places and historical landmarks. Learn more about Programme Information.


Course Details

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You will cover one topic of choice each week containing 15-20 hours of seminar style lectures from University of Cambridge and University of Oxford professors, lecturers, doctors or tutors in that field of study. Aside from the academic aspect, this exciting programme includes leisure activities, excursions, company visits, and much more.

For a typical week at CSI, please click here. 

Draft schedule for CBL International Cambridge Summer Institute (click to enlarge)

*Disclaimer* Changes to the course description, topics, programme structure, and schedules may occur due to the availability of faculty members at the actual time of the programme.


Business & Legal English

This course will focus on the reading, writing, and listening skills of the English language in a business context. By being able to understand and use the business language, participants have the possibility to further their careers in both their quality of work and build relationships among colleagues and clients.

Delegates will develop the ability to communicate on an international level using precise and correct legal language. Upon completion of the course, participants will improve their confidence in explaining points of law, enhance their drafting and editing skills, and ultimately represent their organisation in a more effective manner.

ioannis_asimakopoulos_profileIoannis Asimakopoulos

I completed the Master in Corporate Law (MCL) at Christ’s College (2016), Cambridge, focusing mainly on transactional risks and legal remedies. Prior to coming to Cambridge I studied law at the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece (2010-2014), and International Economics & Finance at the Athens University of Economics & Business, Greece (2014-2016). I am a qualified lawyer in Greece (Athens Bar Association) and I have worked in Athens, Greece as a lawyer (2014-2015). In September 2016, I am moving to Geneva to join the WTO’s EU mission.

My research interests include contract law, corporate finance, law and economics, investment law, and international arbitration.


Apply For This Programme

Applying for Cambridge Summer Institute is easy, simply fill out an application form.

If you have additional questions, contact our Academic Advisors at or call them at +44 (0) 1865 616 726. They will gladly guide you through your various options and assist with your booking.

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