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The University of Warwick is delighted to be delivering our Summer School 2021 at our main University of Warwick campus in the heart of England.

The University of Warwick is a world leading Russell Group University widely recognised as a world leader in research and education. Recently ranked 9th in the UK (The Guardian 2020 League Table), the University of Warwick has 17 subjects in the top ten including Computer Science, Business and Management Studies and Accounting and Finance (The Complete University Guide 2020) with Economics ranked Number 1 (The Good University Guide 2020). Our exciting Summer School enables students to benefit from excellent teaching and academic expertise.



 

Renowned academics

Students are able to debate and discuss issues with renowned academics such as Professors Marcus Miller and Franklyn Lisk. We also attract top guest speakers and offer interactive sessions with eminent public figures. Nobel Prize winner George Akerlof, the former Cabinet Secretary and Head of the UK Civil Service Lord Gus O Donnell and eminent economist Lord Robert Skidelsky have all spoken in previous years.

Guest Lectures

Courses suitable for all levels

The range of courses on offer at the Summer School means that whether you are looking to boost your core knowledge or aiming to broaden your academic skill set and study something a bit more specialised, we have a course that is right for you. Our range of courses attract undergraduate and postgraduate students and working professionals, which facilitates stimulating class discussion and insightful learning.

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Trip to London included

With a history stretching back over thousands of years, England's capital London is full of world-class tourist attractions, cultural and historic landmarks, top restaurants, beautiful open spaces and brilliant shopping as well as being one of the most diverse and exciting cities in the world. Our Summer Schools includes a two day visit and overnight stay in London as well as tickets for the London Eye and other attractions as part of the fee.

Social and Cultural Programme
Warwick Economics is in top 3 in all major league tables in the UK

Top ten

The University of Warwick is ranked 9th in the UK (The Guardian 2020 League Table) and has 17 subjects in the top ten including Computer Science, Business and Management Studies and Accounting and Finance (The Complete University Guide 2020) with Economics ranked Number 1 (The Good University Guide 2020).

The 2020 QS ranking places the University of Warwick 10th in the UK, 17th in Europe, and 62nd in the world, the same global position as last year’s QS ranking.

Summer School trips

Engaging and memorable

Our social and cultural programme includes many engaging events to ensure that your experience is memorable and fun. Every year at the Warwick Summer School, an international network of like-minded people generates many new lifelong friendships. You will also debate, learn and share insights with eminent economists and public figures during our guest lecture series which is included in the programme.

The WSS Experience
Group of students

International focus

Warwick attract students from all over the world ensuring our Summer School has a wide international focus. In 2019, over 360 students attended the Warwick Summer School from over 46 different countries.

It has been 7 days since I left and it feels like the Summer School was a dream with marvellous people and activities
Yang Xuan (China)e
Students outside lecture

Satisfaction

Over 98% of previous Warwick Summer School students would recommend our programme.

I had an unforgettable and wonderful experience. I love the UK and University of Warwick, and I want to go back to Warwick in the future as a graduate student.
Zhengyu Yin (China)
london

Exciting social and evening programme

Reflecting Warwick’s enterprising approach, our Summer School also offers a unique programme of social, cultural and evening events. Much of the programme offered is included in the tuition fee, showcases the local area and allows students to socialise and take a break from studying.

Cottage in England

Heart of England location

The campus is based close to Coventry and England's 2nd city, Birmingham as well as being just an hours train journey to London. We are also lucky to be in the heart of Warwickshire, close to Shakespeare's birthplace Stratford Upon Avon, Warwick Castle, the Cotswolds and Leamington Spa.

Heart of England

Students in lecture theatre

Academically rigorous

Our Summer School will be academically rigorous. The Times/Sunday Times’ Good University Guide 2020 has ranked Warwick Economics number 1 in the UK. Warwick is also one of the UK's top graduate employers (High Fliers Research 2019).

Vicky Pryce guest lectures at Warwick Summer School

Value for money

Our Summer School offers excellent value for money with a range of social activities, events and guest lectures included in the tuition fee as well as an overnight stay in London and 1920s theme night. We also offer additional day trips at extra cost.

The lecturers were really friendly and helped you out if you needed anything and the course covered a wide range of topics.
Aly Elgaby (Egypt)
Oculus Building on campus

Extraordinary campus

You will live at Warwick's extraordinary self contained and world-class campus with access to all its amazing facilities including teaching and learning spaces, a 24-hour library, Arts centre and cinema, brand new sports and wellness hub including a pool, restaurants and cafes and many green spaces including lakes, woodland and open fields.

Accommodation