Programmes Overview

The CBL International Summer Institute at Oriel College Oxford offer programmes for college students as well as graduates to spend an unforgettable summer studying abroad in Oxford, 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, relax in the picturesque quads, and enjoy meals offered in the spectacular dining halls. The Summer Institute offers a wide variety of topics and courses to choose from where all lectures are given by qualified lecturers, tutors, or university professors at Oriel College, University of Oxford (UK).

2019 Sessions Dates
Summer Session 1: 7 July – 20 July 2019
Summer Session 2: 21 July – 3 August 2019
Summer Session 3: 4 August – 17 August 2019
Summer Session 4: 18 August – 31 August 2019
Summer Session 5: 1 September – 14 September 2019

Each summer session lasts for two weeks, during which time 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. You can attend excursions to famous places and historical landmarks. The 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 university 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 of 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 the Summer Institute. Learn more about:

Receive College Credits

Not only will you receive one of the most memorable experiences in your life, every week of the Summer Institute is equivalent to 3 ECTS or 1.5 US credits. For example, for attending a 4-week session, you could receive 12 ECTS or 6 US credits from your 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.

Full Board Accommodation

Our university courses include single room accommodation with shared bathrooms within the University of Oxford (UK) or University of Cambridge (UK) dormitories. All the rooms are within walking distance of the teaching rooms and dining halls. You have the opportunity to upgrade to a single ensuite room for an additional GDP 250 each session.

Accommodation also includes daily Breakfast, lunch and dinner from Monday to Friday.

Learn more about Accommodation.

Application Process

Applying for a Summer Institute Programme 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.

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