At a glance
The Cambridge Summer Institute is an exclusive study abroad programme, offered by Magdalene College, one of the constituent colleges of the University of Cambridge, in partnership with Foundation for International Education and Worldstrides|CBL International.
A variety of subjects are offered including courses in International Business & Management, International Relations & Politics, History, Engineering and Bio-Chemistry.
Delegates will choose one course per week, and have the opportunity to stay in Cambridge for two, four, six or even eight weeks. Please keep in mind: not all of the subjects are offered during each 2-week long session. The courses are open to undergraduate students. Graduate students no older than 28 are invited to join the programme if they have a keen interest in the subject offered and are aware that the main target audience are undergraduate students.
Our faculty is comprised of an outstanding collection of renowned professors, fellows, researchers, lecturers, supervisors and alumni of the University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford. We also partner with faculty closely affiliated with both world class universities.
At Cambridge Summer Institute, you will have the opportunity to participate in engaging and fun social activities, excursions, academic evening lectures and seminar- style classes with friends from all over the world.Check Faculty list in Cambridge Summer Institute.
A variety of subjects you can choose from:
Available Session Dates
Throughout the months of July to August, there are a total of four, 2 week sessions.
Choose from the following sessions for the Cambridge Summer Institute 2020:
Session 1: 5 July 2020 -18 July 2020
Session 2: 19 July 2020 -1 August 2020
Session 3: 2 August 2020 -15 August 2020
Session 4: 16 August 2020 -29 August 2020
Activities & Excursions
Experience learning beyond the classroom!
When class is not in session, Cambridge Summer Institute arranges for numerous opportunities to participate in cultural activities in and around the city, as well as excursions to iconic attractions and landmarks around England.
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Receive College Credits
Not only will you receive one of the most memorable experiences in your life, you can also receive 1.5 US credit to apply to your home college or university. 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 our programmes worldwide – get in touch with us to find out how to make that happen.
All delegates of Cambridge Summer Institute are accommodated in different buildings of Magdalene
College as well as other colleges of the University of Cambridge throughout the city. Normally, delegates live in single rooms with shared, unisex bathroom facilities.
We try to accommodate single rooms with shared, unisex bathroom facilities for delegates. Please be aware that dormitory rooms vary in size and style and are subject to availability. All accommodation will be within walking distance of the lecture facilities. Lunch and dinner will not be provided during weekends. Only breakfast will be served.
There is the added option to upgrade to a Premium package which includes a single ensuite room.
Find out more information here: College Accommodation
Applying for Cambridge Summer Institute is simple.
You only have to fill out our online application form. If you have additional questions, contact our Academic Advisors at firstname.lastname@example.org or call them at +44 2039 221 998. They will gladly guide you through your various options and assist with your application.