History Summer Schools in Cambridge

What’s special about studying the History in the Cambridge

In its 800 year existence, Cambridge has welcomed some of the greatest names in the world. Oliver Cromwell, Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, John Milton, Francis Bacon, Stephen Hawking, Rosalind Franklin, Florence Nightingale to name but a few, all studied at Cambridge and contributed to the academic prestige of this famous centre of academic learning. Between the alumni and the stunning architecture it truly is the most inspiring location for study for a historian.



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

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

For 16-18 year olds interested in studying History, the Immerse Education History summer programme offers the perfect opportunity to explore your subject in depth and gain insight into how History is studied at university level. Surrounded by centuries of academic prestige and inspiring Cambridge graduates, you will discover how a thematic approach to History can create a rich understanding of a time period and draw out the interdisciplinary nature of History.


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.


Richard Morris, History tutor

Dr Richard Morris is an experienced supervisor in History at the University of Cambridge, and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He completed both his undergraduate and postgraduate studies as a member of Trinity College, Cambridge, where he was appointed as a Senior Scholar in 2011. Dr Morris has a range of academic publications in the field of early modern history. He has a particular interest in the study of identity and his current research specialises in European court festivals of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.

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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