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Oxford Royale 2024 Summer Courses at Yale

Live and study on campus at Yale University

Join Oxford Royale’s awarding winning summer school on campus at Yale University. This unique educational experience offers ambitious young learners the chance to sample university style teaching from world class faculty, try new career focused subjects, and enjoy exclusive events and excursions. Whether you are looking to gain an edge in your university application, develop a passion for a new subject such as Medicine or Law, or simply want an unforgettable summer experience with international students from all over the world, our Summer School is a great choice.

Our Summer School in Yale offers a variety of different career focused subjects to choose from, you will be able to immerse yourself in the Ivy League culture and explore Yale’s rich and innovative history. Imagine walking in the footsteps of world leaders such as former US Presidents George H Bush, George W Bush, and Bill Clinton, who have all studied at this iconic university. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to have the summer of a lifetime on campus at one of the top universities in the USA. 

Location Yale University
For Ages 13-18
Duration 2 weeks
Start Dates 30 Jun, 14 Jul
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What can I study?


2 weeks

Designing Tomorrow: Engineering & Technology

Starting Dates 30 June & 14 July
Ages 16-18


2 weeks

Explore Business, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Starting Dates 30 June & 14 July
Ages 13-15


2 weeks

Law & Trial Advocacy Academy

Starting Dates 30 June & 14 July
Ages 16-18


2 weeks

Explore Medicine

Starting Dates 30 June & 14 July
Ages 13-15

Yale University

2 weeks

Racing Extinction: Climate, Politics & Global Leadership

Starting Dates 30 June, 14 July
Ages 16-18


2 weeks

Inventing the Future: Business, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Starting Dates 30 June & 14 July
Ages 16-18


2 weeks

Curing the Future: Medicine & Disease

Starting Dates 30 June & 14 July
Ages 16-18


2 weeks

Architecture & Design

Starting Dates 30 June & 14 July
Ages 16-18


2 weeks

Explore Engineering & Technology

Starting Dates 30 June & 14 July
Ages 13-15


2 weeks

Philosophy, Literature and Modern History

Starting Dates 30 June, 14 July
Ages 16-18

Where will I stay?

You will live and study on campus at one of America’s oldest universities. An Ivy League University, ranked both the third Best National University in the United States and the third oldest higher education institution, Yale University is the perfect location for an Oxford Royale Summer School.

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Study on campus at Yale

Nestled in the heart of Connecticut, Yale University has produced an extensive list of world leading alumni, including American presidents, business founders and actors. Modern, cutting-edge facilities, coupled with Collegiate Gothic architecture, brings the third-oldest American university into the 21st century whilst preserving its prestigious heritage.

Oxford Royale is operated independently of Yale University and is not sponsored or endorsed by the University. The views expressed in connection with the program are not the official positions, statements of advice nor opinions of Yale University and should not be viewed as an endorsement by Yale of any such views or statements.

Experience life at an Ivy League University

This Oxford Royale summer school takes place at a residential college on the campus of Yale University, an institution dedicated to sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and training the next generation of world leaders. Experience a taste authentic undergraduate life as you sleep in student bedrooms, socialise in a college garden, and explore Yale’s astounding campus.

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Schedule a call with our admissions experts who can answer any questions you may have and guide you through the booking process, including details on our summer school campuses, how to select the right programme, and what to expect when you arrive.

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Experience student life on campus at Yale

Join Oxford Royale this summer on campus at Yale University, an institution dedicated to sharing knowledge, inspiring innovation, and training the next generation of world leaders. Immerse yourself in life at a world-renowned Ivy League campus, the alma mater of five former American Presidents, and steeped in 300 years of history.

Experience a taste of authentic undergraduate life as you sleep in student bedrooms, socialise in a college buttery, and explore the astounding Yale campus. Learn in the lecture theatres and classrooms where 20 Nobel laureates and 32 Pulitzer Prize-winners developed the key academic and life skills crucial for future success.

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Exciting Activities and Trips

Visit New York

Visit New York and experience the excitement of this world-famous city. From landmarks like the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty, to cultural venues like the Museum of Modern Art, and unmissable tourist destinations from Central Park all the way to Broadway!

Watch our video A trip to New York

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Walking Tour of New Haven

A guided tour of New Haven will help you feel like a local in this historic university city: as the first planned city in the whole of the US it is easy to navigate, and your guide gives you a chance to see the magnificent Gothic architecture and vibrant local scenery.

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Manuscript Library

Experience history at the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, the literary archive of Yale University. One of the largest buildings dedicated to rare books, the library contains more than a million books– a book-lover’s dream!

Yale summer school, experience life at Yale University, join exciting activities and trips, visit interesting museums and galleries.

Museums & Galleries

Yale is a centre of culture with many fascinating museums and galleries to explore. The Knights of Columbus Museum, the New Haven Museum, and the New Haven Art Museum for a taste of Yale’s history.


This is the opportunity of a lifetime to explore New Haven, a historic university town, and New York, one of the most exciting cities on the planet! Join Oxford Royale for a chance to experience everything that this prestigious location has to offer.

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Celebrate the end of your course in style at your Oxford Royale graduation. Have the chance to dress in your best clothes and receive a certificate that showcases all your hard work during the course, joined with the new friends you’ve made.

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“I chose to come to Oxford Royale because I wanted to have a first experience of the subject I wanted to do, and have a first insight into what it’s like to study at university. I love the classes and the teachers are great, and I have met some lifelong friends from all over the world.”

Laura, Italy

“I think Oxford Royale has been an absolutely invaluable experience, and it is perfectly exemplified in the slogan of the programme: travel to learn and learn to travel. Meeting new people and living independently has perfectly prepared me for what I will be doing in the years to come.”

Quinn, United States of America

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I had an absolutely incredible time doing Summer school with Oxford Royale Academy! I learnt new things about myself and the world around me, and would definitely recommend to others!

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I loved the Oxford Royal program, I met many people with bright personalities and unique minds, and I also learned a lot from the teachers, campus staff etc. You will enjoy it!

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Oxford Royals Academy made my summer amazing! I learned many new things and I met people from all over the world that I know I can call true friends. I definitely recommend ORA to anyone who wants to make unforgettable memories!

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The twelve days I spent in Oxford Summer School were very happy, the teachers were very kind and professional, and the curriculum was very reasonable, which expanded my knowledge. All the courses mean a lot to me and I hope I can come back next summer.

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The oxford royale academy was definitely the highlight of my summer. I have not only learnt more about the course I have chosen, but I've also met a lot of new friends, friendly staff and helpful teachers from different cultures all in the same campus and had a lot of unforgettable memories.

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Oxford Royale was a great expreince. It was amazing to get to know people all over the globe and form life long relationships.

Frequently Asked Questions

Once you have decided which programme you would like to attend, and where you would like to study, you can book online using our secure booking system. You will need the details of the student and of the person paying the bill, the name of the programme or programmes you would like to study, and a credit or debit card to pay the enrolment fee.

We are happy to accept enrolment fees via a number of other, non-card payment methods (including domestic and international bank transfer), thanks to our partnership with education payment specialists, Flywire. If you would prefer to pay your enrolment fee by bank transfer or another method, please contact our Admissions team who will be able to assist you.

Once your application has been submitted, your enrolment fee has been received by us and your booking processed by our system or our team, you will be sent an email confirming your place. You will also receive a login to the Oxford Royale Portal, which you will use to provide us with important additional information about you as your time with us approaches.

A Welcome Pack is available to download from the Oxford Royale Portal.

If at any time you would like to discuss your booking with a member of our award-winning Customer Service team, please feel free to contact us.

Please see our Prices and Dates site for details.

All programme fees include the following:

  • Classes and tuition
  • Study files/materials
  • Guest lectures by academic speakers
  • Personalised academic reports and graduation certificate
  • Accommodation at a top university
  • Meals in the dining hall of your college, every day of your programme (Meals provided are typically as follows: breakfast, lunch and dinner for ages 13-15; breakfast and dinner for ages 16-18)
  • Free WiFi (subject to availability)
  • A wide selection of afternoon and evening activities
  • Coach excursions (kindly note that excursions can be to local attractions or to sites further afield)
  • Welcome and graduation events
  • A multitude of extras, including an Oxford Royale notebook and branded clothing

If you wish to change your programme or study options (including dates), please do not hesitate to contact us. However, changes to programmes are always subject to availability. For this reason, it may be more difficult for us to accommodate any changes requested less than 60 days before the programme start date.

Oxford Royale’s terms and conditions for refunds are as follows:

Any cancellation must be received in writing and can only be made on the following terms:

  • No refund of the enrolment fee will be made under any circumstances once the two-week cooling-off period has concluded;
  • For cancellations before your programme start date, the remainder of the programme fees excluding the enrolment fee will be proportionally refunded as per the table below:
Period Before Start Date Total Refunded (excluding enrolment fee)
120+ days 100%
90-119 days 50%
45-89 days 10%
0-44 days 0%

Cancellations made after the commencement date of the programme will not receive any refund.

For full information regarding cancellation and refund terms, please see our full terms and conditions, and please contact us if you have any questions.

Our English language requirements are as follows:

  • B1 for EFL programmes
  • C1 or IELTS level 6.5 or higher for all academic programmes

Students who have studied at an English speaking school for two or more years are exempt from English requirements.

It is certainly possible to take more than one programme and combine a variety of subjects. This can be done by enrolling on two different programmes. For example, you may wish to have two weeks on the Film Academy and then two more weeks on Creative Writing.

Students staying for two consecutive sessions will be provided with accommodation for the Saturday night, and their campus will provide supervised activities between their first session ending and second session starting. Should you have any queries about how to take more than one programme please do not hesitate to contact us.

All our programmes take place in a secure environment. Our students are supervised 24 hours a day by campus staff. All students must check-in regularly during the day: at breakfast roll-call; at their morning classes; in the afternoon for lessons, workshops or activities; at dinner and in the evening before curfew. All campuses have a curfew.

Each campus office has its own safe where students may deposit items of value such as passports, travel documents, bank cards etc.

All campuses have residential staff who can be contacted 24 hours a day.

All visitors are strongly encouraged to be up-to-date with COVID-19 vaccinations as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and / or the World Health Organisation before attending the Yale campus


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