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Tuition fees

Programme Three-week option One week only
English Law and Legal Methods £2,250 N/A
  Two-week option  
Interdisciplinary Term I £1,250 N/A
Interdisciplinary Term II £1,250 N/A
Interdisciplinary Term III £1,250 N/A
Ancient and Classical Worlds £1,250 £750
Science Term I £1,305 £785
Science Term II £1,305 £785
Literature Term I £1,250 £750
Literature Term II £1,250 £750
History £1,250 £750
Shakespeare £1,250 £750
Medieval Studies £1,250 £750
Creative Writing £1,685 £1,055
  Cost per essay  
Evaluation £50  

Decide if you wish to write essays for evaluation. You may be able to earn credit from your home institution by writing one or more essays. If you are applying as part of a group, your home institution may require this, in order to award you credit. You may complete one essay per course. You can also sign up for evaluation on arrival in Cambridge, if you prefer.

Accommodation options and fees

Include bed, breakfast and evening meals.

English Law and Legal Methods Room type Three-week option One week only Extra night*
Selwyn College - Ann's Court En suite £1,695 N/A N/A
Selwyn College - Old Court Standard £1,455 N/A N/A
All other programmes Room type Two-week option One week only Extra night*
Clare College En suite £1,335 £620 £103
Clare College Standard £1,145 £535 £89
Gonville and Caius College Standard £865 £405 £67
Newnham College En suite £1,130 N/A £87
Newnham College Standard £995 £465 £77
Selwyn College - Ann's Court En suite £1,100 N/A £85
Selwyn College - Cripps Court En suite £1,100 £510 £85
Selwyn College - Old Court En suite £1,100 N/A £85
Selwyn College - Old Court Standard £935 £445 £74
Sidney Sussex College En suite £1,210 N/A N/A
Wolfson Court, Girton College Standard £865 N/A N/A

En suite includes a private shower or bathroom and toilet. Standard includes shared facilities.

If your first choice is full, we will allocate you your next choice.

*Extra nights (Saturdays) are only available if you are attending two, or more, consecutive programmes/terms.

You are welcome to attend as a non-resident.

There is an extremely limited number of twin en suite rooms in Clare College and Selwyn College. Please contact us for further information before applying.

Registration fee

A registration fee of £200 for each term or part of a term, ie one-/two-/three-weeks, must accompany your application. This registration fee is part of the full programme fee. Applications cannot be processed until the registration fee is received. The remainder of the fee must be paid by the balance of payment date (see below).
Applications sent after the balance of payment date must be accompanied by the full programme fee. If the full fee is not paid by this date the University reserves the right to cancel the application and allocate places to others on waiting lists. If you make any payment by bank transfer you must inform us and send a scanned copy of your bank transfer transaction confirmation.

Balance of payment dates

ISP Term I, Ancient and Classical Worlds, Science Term I, Literature Term I, English Law and Legal Methods Monday 15 May
ISP Term II, Science Term II, Literature Term II, History Monday 29 May
ISP Term III, Shakespeare, Medieval Studies, Creative Writing Monday 12 June
Creative Writing Retreat Monday 26 June



The University's International Summer Programmes are an embodiment of our mission 'to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning and research at the highest international levels of excellence'.

Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-Chancellor, University of Cambridge

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