Join us for a summer of opportunities in Edinburgh.
It has been said that Edinburgh is a city that is the size of a town, which feels like a village. But don't let our compact size fool you! Very few places are as exciting as Edinburgh during the summer months.
Studying at the University of Edinburgh Summer School is the perfect way to enjoy one of the world's most unique cities. Our varied social programme lets you experience the best of the city, while our class schedules give plenty of free time to explore. You could even opt for an extra few days here to truly immerse yourself in the culture, history, and vibrant atmosphere that Edinburgh has to offer.
In the summer, you'll enjoy the city at the height of its festival calendar, absorb new influences, and meet like-minded people from around the world as you embrace our exciting and enchanting city. When you join us for the Summer School you will have the opportunity to get involved with and enjoy some of the city’s finest festivals alongside your studies. If you join us in August, you will have the amazing opportunity to see the Edinburgh Fringe - the world's largest arts festival - in action.
The Summer School social programme lets you experience the best of Edinburgh. With our handpicked social and cultural activities, you can explore the history, traditions, and beauty of Scotland, while meeting new friends from across the world.
From unmissable sightseeing tours of Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse - the Queen's official Scottish residence - to art workshops and a ghost tour, the social programme includes something for everyone.
With a beautiful backdrop of city, countryside and ocean, you can enjoy an enriching social and cultural adventure to complement your academic course.
At the weekend, we also offer trips to some of Scotland's most iconic locations with our trusted partner. Find out more about our optional travel.
A number of fee packages are available for the Summer School.
All fee packages include tuition costs, the social programme, and your chosen accommodation option.
Costs are listed per week. To calculate your total cost, select your package type, then multiply this cost by the number of weeks in your course.
e.g. A student selecting a Silver package for a 4-week course in June, with no discount, would calculate:
£757 x 4 weeks = £3028 total cost
To secure your place at the Summer School, you will be required to pay a deposit of £250 (for credit courses) or £125 (for non-credit courses). This deposit can be reclaimed towards your fee package.
The deposit includes a £50 non-refundable application fee.
- A limited early bird offer is available to students who submit their application and deposit before 31 January 2017. If you submit your application to the Summer School before January 31, and your application is subsequently accepted, a 10% discount on tuition fees will be applied to your booking. An increased discount is available to early bird applicants from valued partner insitutions of the University of Edinburgh.
** Special rates are available for students from valued partner insitutions of the University of Edinburgh.
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