International Relations Summer School

Study International Relations from expert tutors in inspirational locations

The Immerse Education International Relations Summer School offers students the opportunity to explore this exciting interdisciplinary subject at university level. During the two week programme, you will uncover key IR theory and learn how to apply this to real world case studies. Expert tutors from world-leading universities teach you how to ask the important questions about international organisations and foreign policy, and talk you through the variety of career options open to a graduate in International Relations. Find out more below!


About the Immerse International Relations Summer School

International Relations is a broad, multidisciplinary discipline that combines history, politics, economics, law, philosophy and many more subject besides. Supported by a university tutor, you will explore the most prevalent theories in International Relations and apply these to current and past examples from around the world. You’ll develop critical analysis skills and engage with high-level academia.

For two weeks you will reside in a university college exploring the field of International Relations with expert tutors. Outside of your academic studies, you’ll have the opportunity to explore your surroundings through our carefully designed programme of events and activities. As you get to know the city, you’ll also make friends with like-minded peers who have travelled from all over the world.

Do you want to know more about what it’s like to study International Relations? Explore your interest in depth on our summer programmes!


Cambridge International Relations Summer School for 16-18 year olds

The Immerse Education International Relations summer programme in Cambridge provides you with in-depth insight into the study of IR at university level. The topics explored reflect key International Relations theory and case studies offer insight into current areas of international conflict.

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Cambridge International Relations Summer School for 13-15 year olds

The Immerse Education International Relations summer programme in Cambridge provides you with an exciting first look into the interdisciplinary nature of IR and introduces you to key concepts and skills that can be transferred to a vast array of future opportunities. You’ll be covering university-level content designed and delivered by expert tutors.

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Locations We Offer

Cambridge is one of the best locations in the world for students interested in studying social sciences. International Relations combines a variety of disciplines and skills which lend themselves both to vocational routes and to further study in academia.

Study International Relations with Immerse and you’ll explore the role of regional and international organisations, the project of the United Nations, the impact of rising powers and all through the lens of key IR theories. On top of this, you’ll develop analytical and practical skills that translate to a range of career paths.

Our International Relations programmes take place in colleges of Cambridge University. Cambridge is a world-renowned centre of academic prestige and intellectual heritage which provides an inspiring background for students on our programme.

Our International Relations Tutors

Our established tutors are experts in their fields of study. Gain the skills and experience you need to excel with a unique, unparalleled learning experience.

Each week, you’ll be able to collaborate with leading academics mirroring the teaching method of the iconic, world-renowned and most respected educational establishments in the UK.

As current and past alumni of top universities, they’re highly specialised, recognised and knowledgeable in their chosen fields and can transfer their academic wisdom to you through interactive learning, independent study, seminars, and tutorials, depending on your age group.


Babak Mohammadzadeh

Babak Mohammadzadeh is a PhD Candidate and tutorial supervisor of Politics and International Relations at Cambridge University. Prior to joining Cambridge University, Babak Mohammadzadeh worked as a policy advisor for the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the United Nations and the Dutch Association of Universities in The Hague. His current work focuses on the politics of energy dependence and military development in Iran and Saudi Arabia. More broadly, Babak Mohammadzadeh is interested in the study of authoritarian regimes and their foreign policies. His work has appeared in academic outlets such as The International Spectator and The Conversation.

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

Our academic summer schools are designed for students aged13-15 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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