Economics Summer Schools in Cambridge

What’s special about studying the Economics in the Cambridge

Cambridge has been home to many leading Economists. Sir James Mirrlees was awarded the Nobel Prize for his work on the theory of incentives, and Amartya Sen was awarded the Nobel Prize for his work on welfare economics. You’ll be following in the footsteps of many eminent Economists, and it’s not to see why they’ve been so successful here? The historic buildings and the motivated students who congregate here from all over the world inspire a culture of research and debate. If you’re interested in improving your understanding of Economics, you’ve come to the right place.



The Economics Summer School in Cambridge for 13-15 Year Olds

Summary of the Economics summer school in the Cambridge for the first age group

The Economics Summer School for 13-15 year olds in Cambridge is an ideal introduction into the world of Economics. If you have an interest in Economics but have not had a chance to study this at school yet, this summer school will provide an excellent introduction into the key theories of supply and demand, and how these underpin more advanced Economic models, and influence current affairs. You will emerge from the course more knowledgeable about Economics and with an understanding of what the study of Economics looks like at a more advanced level. What’s more, you’ll live and study in colleges of Cambridge University!


The Economics Summer School in Cambridge for 16-18 Year Olds

Summary of the Economics summer school in the Cambridge for the second age group

The Economics summer school programme is designed for budding economists aged 16 to 18 years old, providing you with a comprehensive look at the challenging worlds of micro and macroeconomics explored in a typical undergraduate Economics degree. Through a carefully planned curriculum developed by expert tutors from world leading universities, you will spend two weeks learning the essentials of modern economic theory, before diving into more advanced topics like trade, fiscal policy, and developmental economics. You will be challenged to explore new ways of thinking, understand complex concepts, and apply their new knowledge as they solve challenging problems. What’s more, you’ll live and study in colleges of Cambridge University, and receive personalised guidance from expert tutors.


Why choose Immerse Education?

1. Exceptional learning experiences

At Immerse Education, our academic programmes are more than just a lesson in a classroom. We’re dedicated to providing our participants with exceptional learning experiences.

Participants will explore novel concepts and share ideas in small groups of like minded peers, guided by expert tutors who have honed their expertise through teaching at world-class universities, including the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and Harvard. The ‘Immerse’ model of learning is now offered in over 30 different programmes.

2. Developing global perspectives

Students from over 100 countries have participated in our academic programmes. Developing global citizens, building tolerance, broadening perspectives, and encouraging diversity and equality are all important priorities for Immerse Education. Our academic programmes facilitate healthy discussion, whilst enriching the perspectives of each of our participants.

3. A personalised approach

We offer a personalised approach that appreciates and caters to the needs of each of our participants. This starts at the point of contact, and continues throughout the programme, and beyond. Not only do we support our participants throughout their Immerse experience, but we’re also invested in their success after they’ve completed their programme. We provide exciting initiatives beyond our academic programmes to support our valued alumni.


Su-Min Lee

Su-Min Lee is currently a Teaching Fellow and PhD student in Economics at the University of Cambridge, having been awarded a MPhil and BA from Cambridge in Economics. He teaches microeconomics and primarily its applications in the real world, as well as political economics (how politics and economics interact). His research focuses on political economics and seeks to ask the general question about how political manoeuvres, particularly winning elections, influences economic policy, for better and for worse.

Academic programmes for students aged 13-15 years old and 16-18 years old.

Our academic summer schools are designed for students aged
13-15 years old, and for students aged 16-18 years old. Whatever
age you are, you will be taking part in an academically demanding
(but enjoyable!) programme, living in Cambridge University
colleges, and meeting other motivated students from all over the
world. Read on to find out more about some of the colleges that
you could be staying in.

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