Cambridge, United Kingdom – Cambridge Summer Institute

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The Cambridge Summer Institute at Magdalene College (University of Cambridge) is an exclusive short-term study programme in Magdalene College (University of Cambridge). The academic partner is Magdalene College (University of Cambridge) in partnership with WorldStrides | CBL International. This programme aims to give undergraduates and graduates the opportunity to study in Cambridge in an academic subject of their choosing.

Magdalene College, also known as the College of St Mary Magdalene, is a constituent college of the University of Cambridge (UK), and is located in the centre of Cambridge beside the bridge over the River Cam. The College has its origins in 1428 when King Henry VI approved the establishment of a hostel on the site for Benedictine monks coming from their monasteries in the Fenland to study Canon Law at the University.

Four two-week sessions are held in Cambridge:

SessionI: 5 July 2020 – 18 July 2020

Session II: 19 July 2020 – 1 August 2020

Session III: 2 August 2020 – 15 August 2020

Session IV: 16 August 2020 – 29 August 2020

Upon successful completion on the programme, Magdalene College will issue a certificate and an academic transcript to the participants, which may be accountable for optional credits depending on the requirements of the participant’s home institution/school/university. Each 2 week session on the programme is designed to be equivalent to 6 ECTS credits or 3US credits.



Maximum participation fees

The tuition fee includes all lectures, course materials, academic evening talks, scheduled cultural activities, and excursions.

GBP 2,190 Tuition fee per two-week Session

GBP 1,880 Additional session (summer sessions only)

*ELSA Members benefit from a 20% discount on the above-mentioned price

Maximum extra fees

Staying at Magdalene College is a fantastic way to fully experience student life in Cambridge. Accommodation is offered on a bed and breakfast basis, with a single room and shared bathroom facilities. If you would also like to have lunch and dinner in the unique college dining hall, a full board option is available.

GBP 1,420 - College accommodation per Session (full board, excluding lunch and dinner on the weekends)

GBP 1,480 - Additional Session

Cambridge, United Kingdom
College Dormitories, United Kingdom
Number of participants
Date of arrival
Date of departure
Academic Partner
Magdalene College in Partnership with WorldStrides | CBL International
Academic Programme

Tentative Academic Programme

Week one:


  • Day of Arrival

Monday to Thursday

  • 12 hours of lectures
  • Evening talks, seminars & workshops
  • Study Time to prepare for assessment on Friday
  • … and more


  • Assessment


  • Day of departure

An assignment will be given during each course (one examination per week). Course examination results will be listed in your official academic transcript. Workload of Summer Institute at Oriel College Oxford is designed to be equivalent to:

  • 4-6 ECTS (2-3 US credits) per two-week session
  • 8-12 ECTS (4-6 US credits) per four-week session

Week two:

Monday to Thursday:

  • 12 hours of lectures
  • 2 academic evening talks
  • Study Time to prepare for assessment on Friday
  • … and more


  • Assessment


  • Day of Departure

For more information regarding the different courses please take a look this website.

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