Summer School

The University of Edinburgh offers several different Summer School programmes, suited to many different interests. Each Summer School programme has its own application deadlines and criteria. Please ensure you read each programme’s criteria carefully and apply as soon as possible before the deadline to avoid disappointment.

If you have questions about any Summer School programme, please get in touch directly with that Summer School programme’s administrator.

Taking place 8 July – 17 August 2024

Application Deadline: 28 April 2024

SUISS is one of the oldest and most prestigious summer schools in Britain. The summer school brings together students and academics who, irrespective of their national, religious, cultural or gender differences, share a love of literature and the arts.

SUISS is based at The University of Edinburgh, which offers students excellent educational facilities, the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful capital city of Edinburgh, and to explore cultural and historical sites across Scotland.

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Taking place July – August 2024

Application Deadline: depends on your chosen course. Please see course listings on the Edinburgh Summer School website.

The Centre for Open Learning's Edinburgh Summer School offers:

  • Courses for Pre-university students in their penultimate year or final year of high school
  • Credit-bearing courses for undergraduate students

All courses are designed and delivered by experienced and dedicated University of Edinburgh academic staff.

Edinburgh Summer School 2024

A group of Sutton Trust Summer School students

Taking place 15 - 20 July 2024

Application Deadline: Applications will close midday on 7 March 2024.

Experience Edinburgh as a real student: explore subjects you’re interested in, take part in exciting social activities, receive expert support on your journey to higher education, stay in real halls of residence, and make lots of friends along the way. The Sutton Trust Summer School is designed to support high-achieving students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Sutton Trust Summer School

Una Europa One Health Summer School

Una Europa group seated

Taking place 24 - 28 June 2024 at the University of Helsinki's Lammi Biological Research Station.

Application deadline: 24 March 2024

Take part in this interdisciplinary opportunity and connect with students and doctoral researchers across Europe. Funding is provided to cover program costs and support travel!

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Una Europa One Health Summer School