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Attend intensive lectures on International Economics, International Law, Natural Science, English Literature and Academic Writing, Business & Legal English and Politics, Philosophy and Economics(PPE). Expand your network with lecturers from world-leading faculties and representatives from the businesses we visit on the following 2017 session dates:

Oxford Summer Institute 2017 Sessions

  • Spring:            2 April – 15 April 2017
  • Session I:           2 July – 15 July 2017
  • Session II:          16 July – 29 July 2017
  • Session III:         30 July – 12 August 2017
  • Session IV:          13 August – 26 August 2017
  • Session V:         27 August – 9 September 2017

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Course Listings

Economics Courses

  1. Global Macroeconomics
  2. Financial Crisis and Policy Responses
  3. International Taxation
  4. Selected Issues in Corporate and Tax Law
  5. Development Economics
  6. Behavioral Economics

International & UK Law Courses

  1. European Business Law
  2. International Business Law
  3. United Kingdom Corporate & Contract Law
  4. International Environmental Law
  5. International Trade and Maritime Law
  6. UK Tort Law
  7. Comparative Constitution Law (UK vs. US) including Human Rights
  8. International and UK Banking Law and EU Financial Regulations Reform
  9. International Criminal Law

PPE & Philosophy Courses

  1. Historic Political and Economic Philosophy
  2. Contemporary Political and Economic Philosophy
  3. Ethics and Global Issues

Computer Science, Physics and Mathematics Courses

  1. Cosmology and Large-Scale Structures
  2. Theoretical Physics:  Symmetries and Field Theories
  3. Numerical Analysis
  4. Image Processing & Surface Computing
  5. Knowledge Representation and Ontologies

Academic Writing Courses (English Literature & History Oriented)

  1. English Literature
  2. Academic Writing & Critical Thinking
  3. British Culture & History
  4. Intercultural Communication

Business and Legal English Course 

  1. Business and Legal English

Program Features

The following features are offered complimentary in every session for all delegates.

Visit to London: The program includes a trip to the City of London where students will have the chance to visit British and international institutions, city law firms, Inns of Court, banks, corporations, and law courts. Previously visited institutions include:

  • BBC
  • Houses of Parliament
  • City University London
  • The Royal Courts of Justice
  • Bank of England
  • London Court of International Arbitration
  • Fountain Court Chambers
  • United Nations International Maritime Organisation
  • Lincoln’s Inn
  • Middle Temple Inn
  • International Maritime Organisation
  • International Sugar Association
  • Incorporated Council of Law Reporting
  • Lloyds of London
  • Marsh
  • Whitehouse Consultancy Group
  • Amnesty International

Visits and Workshops: Delegates of the Computer Science, Physics, and Mathematics courses will also have the chance to go to London, various institutions or labs in Oxford or Cambridge. Visits may include:

  • Sharp Laboratories of Europe
  • Culham Centre for Fusion Energy
  • Thames Barrier
  • Royal Observatory Museum


Cultural Activities in Oxford: Delegates will have the opportunity to get to know the city of Oxford through a variety of activities

    • Oxford Walking Tour
    • Ashmolean Museum
    • Pitt Rivers Museum
    • College Tours
    • BMW Mini Plant Tour
    • Film Nights
    • Quiz night
    • Academic and Cultural Evening Talk

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Certificate and Academic Transcript

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Oxford Summer Institute Certification

A certificate will be jointly issued by Oriel College and CBL International to the participants. Oxford Summer Institute is a certificate program that may be accountable for optional credits depending on the requirements of the home institution/school/university. Combining lecture time, preparation, study time, and tests, each week is designed to be the equivalent to 2 – 3 ECTS credits or 1 – 1.5 US credits. Each week delegates are invited to participate in one examination


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