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Oxford International Relations Summer School

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Experience Oxford University Life

Immerse yourself in the vibrant academic atmosphere of Oxford, one of the world's most prestigious university cities.

Meet Oxbridge Tutors

Our faculty members are dedicated to providing you with an exceptional educational experience that combines theoretical knowledge with practical insights.

Study Academic Oxford Tutorials

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the complex dynamics shaping our world.

Gain Practical International Relations Skills

Engage in stimulating discussions, interactive workshops, and hands-on activities that encourage critical thinking and foster a deeper understanding of the subject matter.

Course Programme

International Relations Summer School Oxford

Fundamentals of International Relations
Our carefully designed curriculum covers a wide range of topics, including international security, diplomacy, global governance, conflict resolution, and more.
Global Network
Connect with like-minded individuals from around the world who share your passion for International Relations. Build lasting friendships and expand your professional network, opening doors to future collaborations and opportunities.
Cultural Excursions
Enhance your learning experience with curated cultural excursions, including visits to international organizations, diplomatic institutions, and relevant sites of historical significance. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of Oxford and its surroundings.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of the program, receive a certificate that recognizes your dedication and achievement. This valuable addition to your resume will set you apart in your future academic and professional endeavors.
Explore City of Oxford and Oxford University
With the intensive nature of the programme, we've built in some time to get to know and network with your fellow peers while exploring the city of Oxford. This includes a trip to the University of Oxford to meet current Oxford students, where you will be able to ask all those burning questions about what it's like to study International Relations at Oxford.
Visit Central London and see Historic Landmarks
As part of the programme, you'll also visit London and take in some of the historical sights that this beautiful city has to offer. The day will enable you to relax and spend time with your peers, as well as reflect on your Oxford Summer School experience.

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Our students love our Oxford International Relations Summer School

On average, 98% of our International Relations Summer School students would recommend our course to their friend - This is well above the industry average

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Live like an Oxford Student on the Oxford Summer School

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Work like an Oxford StudentOxford University is renowned for its collegiate system, which offers a sense of community and belonging. As a summer school student, you will have the chance to experience this system firsthand. You will be assigned to one of the university's colleges, where you will live and study alongside other students, creating lasting friendships and connections.
Reside like an Oxford StudentAll students will be allocated a college based on their date and subject. You can stay with a friend/sibling if you let us know in advance. All accommodation is single sex and wi-fi is available in all rooms.
Dine like an Oxford StudentYou will have a traditional meal known as Formal Hall - You can dress up, dine by candlelight in the wonderful surroundings of Oxford's dining hall.
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Transferable Skills In addition to academic knowledge, the summer school focuses on teaching transferable skills that can benefit you beyond the classroom These skills can include critical thinking, analytical reasoning, effective communication, and leadership abilities.

Experience Life on Campus

Oxford University boasts a stunning campus with beautiful architecture and rich history. During your time at the summer school, you will have the opportunity to explore the various colleges, libraries, and gardens that make up the university. Take a stroll through the Radcliffe Camera, visit the Bodleian Library, or relax in the picturesque college courtyards – immersing yourself in the atmosphere of one of the world's oldest and most prestigious institutions.

Gain important practical skills

Dive into practical, hands-on projects that will challenge your problem-solving abilities and allow you to apply the concepts you learn in real-world scenarios.

What our programme includes

What you can expect from your Oxford International Relations Summer School programme:
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Certificates Provided
Designed by Oxford academics
Open to ages 13-15, 16-17, 18-24
International and UK students
One-to-one personalised tutoring.


13 nights accommodation
Single-sex rooms
Breakfast & dinner provided
Individual bedrooms
Watch the recorded tutorials online.


40+ hours of academic teaching
Access to support materials post-course
Post-course evaluation from tutors
Designed on Oxford syllabus
One-to-one personalised tutoring.


Trip to London
Activities e.g. Punting, Croquet
Formal Dinners
Explore Oxford

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    Andy Offers from Oxford

    A bit about you

    Ever since I was a child, I have been fascinated by the intricate dynamics of global affairs. Growing up in a multicultural environment, I witnessed firsthand the power of diplomacy and cooperation in shaping our world. This ignited a burning desire within me to understand the complexities of international relations and contribute to creating a more peaceful and prosperous global community.

    What was your favourite part about the international relations summer school?

    My favorite part of the International Relations summer school was undoubtedly the stimulating and thought-provoking discussions that took place during the seminar sessions. The opportunity to engage with fellow students from diverse backgrounds and share our perspectives on global issues was truly enlightening.
    Each day, we delved deep into various topics such as international security, global governance, and diplomatic negotiations. The passionate and knowledgeable instructors guided us through complex theories and real-world case studies, encouraging us to critically analyze and debate the intricacies of international relations. It was inspiring to witness the different viewpoints and approaches that emerged from our discussions, fostering a vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment.

    How did it help with your Oxbridge International Relations application?

    After I finished the summer school, I couldn’t wait to write about it in my personal statement! It was very difficult to keep it short but I was able to also talk about it in my interview. It definitely helped me to get an offer from Oxford!

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    Mavis offers from Oxford

    A bit about you

    I am writing to express my deep interest in studying International Relations at the prestigious University of Oxford. My passion for global affairs and my desire to make a significant impact on the world have fueled my aspiration to pursue higher education in this field.

    What was your favourite part about the International Relations summer school?

    The summer school provided a unique platform for us to exchange ideas, challenge each other’s viewpoints, and explore complex global issues together. It was inspiring to witness the passion and intellectual curiosity that each participant brought to the table.
    One of the highlights of the program was the simulation exercises, where we simulated diplomatic negotiations and crisis scenarios. These exercises allowed us to apply the theoretical knowledge we gained in a practical setting, honing our negotiation and diplomacy skills. It was a thrilling experience to step into the shoes of diplomats and engage in intense debates to find diplomatic solutions to various global challenges.

    How did it help with your Oxbridge International Relations application?

    Being able to speak to the International Relations students gave me confidence when writing my school application. I had so many experiences to talk about in my personal statement and interview and I felt really prepared when talking to the admissions tutors.

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    2024 Summer School

    • 2 Week International Relations Summer School
    • 13 Nights Accommodation
    • Certificates Provided
    • 1-1 Tutorials
    • Academic Workshops

    Frequently Asked Questions

    You might have some questions before booking your first lesson. If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for in the FAQs, feel free to contact us!

    → What are the dates for the International Relations Summer School in Oxford?
    We have various available dates through the summer holidays and are taking bookings for 2024 now. The Oxford International Relations Summer School will commence on Monday and finish on Friday, with students being able to take advantage of 6 nights of accommodation nearby from the Sunday evening. Contact us to find out more!
    → Who is eligible to enrol in the summer school International Relations programme?
    We offer a summer school for different age ranges. Want a year 12 International Relations summer school? Check out our 16-18 Oxford Summer School, tailored for students who are about to apply in the current year or will be applying the year after. If you are looking for a summer school for 14-16 year olds, please contact our advisors and we'll be happy to help.
    → How do I apply for the International Relations Summer School?
    You can book directly through our website and pay online. Alternatively, you can speak directly to one of our advisors who will give you more information and you can book with them to secure your place!
    → Will I receive a certificate or academic credit upon completion of the programme?
    Upon completion of the International Relations summer school, all students will receive a certificate of attendance that they can use as part of their school application.
    → How does the International Relations Summer School in Oxford differ from other summer programmes?
    We don't like to compare ourselves to other companies. However, we believe that our International Relations summer school offers excellent value for money and a well-rounded mix of hands-on practical experiences, opportunities for networking with professionals and International Relations students, as well as visiting Oxford University and its surroundings.
    → Is there an opportunity to interact with current International Relations students or professionals during the programme?
    Absolutely! We've planned the summer programme in international relations to provide you the chance to speak with a variety of experts and ask them whatever questions you like! Additionally, you will spend some time at Oxford University with current international relations students to get a feel for what it's like to attend Oxford.
    How will this programme benefit my future International Relations studies or career?
    Every phase of your application process will benefit from our Oxford summer school for international relations, you'll discover. Your personal statement should express how your experiences have strengthened your desire to study international relations. During your interview, you will think back on your experience, and you'll put the information you learn to use as soon as you start studying international relations!
    → Are international students eligible to apply? If so, are there any additional requirements?
    Absolutely! We can arrange airport transfers and accommodation if you are joining us from abroad. You will need to double-check with your government body as to whether you will require a visa to travel. If you are unsure or would like support in organising this, please contact our advisors and we would be happy to help!
    → What is the policy for refunds or cancellations if I can't attend after registering?
    When you register for our International Relations summer school, you will be asked to pay a £500 non-refundable deposit to secure your place. We do understand that circumstances may arise which could mean you are unable to attend your chosen date. If this is the case, please contact our advisors who will be able to advise you as to whether you are able to amend your date. Please note however, due to the high demand in places, this may not be possible.

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