UCL Summer School


UCL Summer School

Every year, UCL welcomes students from universities around the world to study for 3 or 6 weeks in June, July and August.

Applications for the 2024 UCL Summer School will open in 1 December 2023. Applications are made through our online application portal. 

Register your interest

Why choose the UCL Summer School?


Wide range of modules: With a wide range of undergraduate credit-bearing modules on offer, from many of our renowned academic departments, you can choose the subject best suited to your academic or personal interests. 

World-leading university: UCL is consistently ranked among the world's top universities (ranked #9 in the world overall, QS 2024) and many of the module tutors on the UCL Summer School are leading academics in their fields.  The UCL Summer School offers you a unique opportunity to experience life as a UCL student.  

Taught by UCL academics: You’ll be taught face-to-face by UCL academics in interactive, participatory classes.   

Accommodation: As a Summer School student you will be able to apply to stay in UCL accommodation in the heart of London at a discounted rate. 

Social and cultural events: To help you make the most of your time in the capital, and make friends with other Summer School students, we offer a diverse programme of optional social and cultural events in the evenings and at the weekends.  

Central London: London is a place like no other, ranked by QS as the world’s “Best Student City” 2022-2024. Modules are taught on the UCL Bloomsbury campus in central London, and many make use of London as a learning environment with excursions in and around the city. 

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Entry requirements

Check the academic and English language requirements you will need to meet for the Summer School. 

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Your study

Learn more about our modules and the structure of the programme. 

Your application

Find out how to apply and the documents you need.  

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Social and cultural opportunities in London

Meet fellow students and make the most of your time outside of the classroom with our Social and Cultural Programme. 

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As a Summer School student you will be able to apply to stay in UCL accommodation in the heart of London at a discounted rate. 

Meet our previous students

Hear from previous Summer School students about their experiences. 

In the summer of 2023, we welcomed students from over 225 universities in more than 50 countries, making the UCL Summer School a truly international experience in the heart of one of the world's most dynamic cities.  

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