United Kingdom, Cambridge

University of Cambridge Medieval Studies Summer Programme

when 31 July 2016 - 13 August 2016
duration 2 weeks

Since 1996, the University of Cambridge Medieval Studies programme has offered an unparalleled opportunity for students to work with the finest British medievalists. Course Directors encourage you to develop your own arguments about big historical issues while helping you to understand the complexities of the chosen field.

The academic programme
• Four special subject courses (two for each week)
• Plenary Lecture series
• Evening talks

Special subject courses
At the core of your programme of study are your four chosen specialist-taught courses, concentrating on particular aspects of medieval art, architecture, history, literature or politics. These special subject classes are led by recognised experts from the University of Cambridge and other British universities.

Plenary lectures
All participants attend the series of plenary lectures offering a unique opportunity to learn with recognised experts from this University and beyond.

Evening talks
Additional evening talks of general interest are shared with participants on concurrent programmes.

Course leader

Dr Rowena E Archer

Target group

We welcome applications from all adult learners including university students, professionals and those with other experience who have an interest in the subject, regardless of educational background.

Course aim


Credits info

The University of Cambridge does not use a credit system for the awarding of its internal degrees, and cannot award credit directly for its International Summer Programmes. Students wishing to obtain credit as a result of our evaluation should consult their own institutions in advance about the acceptability of the Summer Programme evaluation for credit purposes.

Fee info

GBP 0: See website: http://www.ice.cam.ac.uk/intsummer