Programme Overview

The Cambridge Summer Institute offers programmes for university and college students as well as graduates will spend an unforgettable summer studying abroad in Cambridge, UK. This course has an age limit of 28 and delegates must be students at a university. You’ll have the opportunity to live in university dorms, study within a lecture room, and enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cambridge Summer Institute offers a wide variety of topics and courses to choose from where all lectures are given by qualified lecturers, tutors, doctors, and university professors at Magdalene College, a constituent college of the University of Cambridge (UK).

Summer SessionsDates
Summer Session 1:7 July – 20 July 2019 (session full)
Summer Session 2:21 July – 3 August 2019 (session full)
Summer Session 3:4 August – 17 August 2019 (session full)
Summer Session 4:18 August – 31 August 2019

Each summer sessions is two weeks where students will partake in intensive lectures based on the course topic chosen. In addition to lectures, we’ve balanced our programmes with many social events and activities, such as excursions to famous places and historical landmarks. Cambridge Summer Institute is a fun, eventful programme where we hope participants will not only learn, but also meet life-long friends from around the world while getting a clear understanding of the British culture.

Course Selection

We offer the following courses:

Excursions & Activities

In addition to the already packed timetables, we’ve included many leisure activities for you to participate in. You’ll also have the opportunity to travel to various famous attractions and historical landmarks from the United Kingdom via guided coach tours. The actual location will depend on the summer session you attend as well as the amount of time you spend with Cambridge Summer Institute. Learn more about:

Receive College Credits

Not only will you receive one of the most memorable experiences in your life, the workload every week at the Cambridge Summer Institute is equivalent to 3 ECTS or 1.5 US credits. For example for attending a 4-week session, you might be able to receive 12 ECTS or 6 US from your home college or university. Regulations and policies are different for every university, please check with your study abroad or international studies department for credit availability and procedures.

Hundreds of universities have already granted credits for students participating in CBL International programmes worldwide – get in touch with us to find out how to make that happen.

Full Board Accommodation

Our university courses include single room accommodation with shared bathrooms within a college of the University of Cambridge (UK). You have the option to upgrade to a single ensuite room for an additional GBP 250. All the rooms are within walking distance of the teaching rooms and dining halls.

Breakfast is included with all course programmes. Lunch and dinner is also included from Monday to Friday.

Learn more about Full Board Accommodation.

Application Process

Applying for Cambridge Summer Institute is simple.

You can either fill out our online application form or download and complete the PDF application form.

If you have additional questions, contact our Academic Advisors at or call them at +44 (0) 1865 236 580. They will gladly guide you through your various options and assist with your booking.