International Relations Summer Schools in Cambridge

What’s special about studying the International Relations in the Cambridge

International Relations and its related subjects has a rich history in Cambridge and graduates in this discipline are highly prized for their independence of thought and high calibre of academic research. For a prospective IR student, Cambridge provides unrivalled inspiration as the backdrop to the Immerse summer programme which challenges you to explore challenging theory and develop practical, transferable skills for the future. Surrounded by centuries of history, tradition and academic excellence, Cambridge is the perfect setting in which to develop your passion for International Relations.



The International Relations Summer School in Cambridge for 13-15 Year Olds

Summary of the International Relations summer school in the Cambridge for the first age group

The International Relations Summer School for 13-15 year olds introduces students to the key principles that underlie this interdisciplinary study. You will draw upon your existing understanding of history, politics and geography as you explore a number of conflicts around the world and seek to understand how and why they occur. You will also be introduced to International Relations theory and how academics conduct research to contribute to this field.


The International Relations Summer School in Cambridge for 16-18 Year Olds

Summary of the International Relations summer school in the Cambridge for the second age group

For 16-18 year olds interested in studying social sciences, the Immerse Education International Relations summer programme offers an exciting opportunity to get to grips with an advanced content in advance of university study. Surrounded by centuries of academic prestige, Cambridge is a thriving centre of intellectual exploration and innovation for those interests in the Human, Social and Political Sciences. You will study theory and case studies central to International Relations and discuss content typically encountered during an undergraduate degree.


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.


Babak Mohammadzadeh, International Relations tutor

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 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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