International Summer Schools 2014

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About the International Summer Schools

Our 2014 programme has a tremendous line-up of academics to deliver 190 courses and over 140 plenary lectures. Choose from a variety of interdisciplinary and specialist programmes and stay in one of Cambridge’s historic Colleges.

Director's welcome

Sarah Ormrod 90pxAfter the success of our 90th anniversary year, we are looking forward to our 91st! Our 2014 brochure, which features new programmes and courses, is now available.

Sarah J Ormrod, Director of International Programmes

Read Sarah's blog, 'Summer Schools in the making'


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Download the 2014 International Summer Schools brochure as a PDF (5.31MB)

If you are not on our mailing list, you can also request a free paper copy


2013 photo competition winners

It soon became apparent, on looking at all the photographs sent in, that summer in Cambridge impressed itself in quite different ways on our students. As a consequence, we received a great diversity of entries – all with individual merit. This made judging the competition even more difficult, so we put it out to the vote with the team and the results are:

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Eun Jung Kim, Republic of Korea

Valissa Hicks, United States of America
Laurence Ghier, France

Prizes will be on their way to the winner and runners-up in the New Year.

90th Anniversary: 1923-2013

90th Brochure cover 2013 v1Download our 90th Anniversary commemorative booklet and read memories from past students, Course Directors and Plenary Lecturers.

Read a further selection of recollections from past Summer School students.

The Summer School experience has given me memories and friends I shall cherish for the rest of my life. It has opened my mind to new avenues in the academic world of education. I will be back.

Nelson Mcmillan, United Kingdom

This has been one of the best summers of my life.

Abdurrahman El-Ghorab, United Kingdom


It was an honour to learn along with such a great blend of brilliant minds from all corners of the globe.

Kristy Herman, United States of America

Contact us

University of Cambridge
International Programmes
Institute of Continuing Education
Madingley Hall, Madingley
Cambridge, CB23 8AQ, UK

Telephone: +44 (0) 1223 760850
Fax: +44 (0) 1223 760848

We are currently receiving a high volume of enquiries and are making every effort to respond to your emails and telephone calls as quickly as possible.