Programme Dates & Fees

Key Dates for Summer 2017



Payment Deadline for All Programme Fees

→ Monday 1st May 2017

Confirmation of Course Syllabus and Pre-Reading Materials

→ Saturday 1st July 2017

Programme 1

→ Sunday 6th August - Saturday 19th August 2017

Programme 2

→ Sunday 20th August - Saturday 2nd September 2017

2017 All-Inclusive Programme Fee: £4200 (inc. VAT)

Bursaries may be available on a case-by-case basis for students from a lower economic background. Should you wish to apply, please outline your circumstances in the 'other information' section of our application form. 

What's included?

  • 13 nights private ensuite student accommodation in a Cambridge University College
  • 13 days continental breakfast and cafeteria style dinner in a traditional hall setting
  • Daily lectures and academic supervisions, provided by leading Cambridge and Oxford academics
  • All academic material and university support material required for the duration of the programme 
  • A minimum of 12 hours hands-on practical lab or computer-based research experience, led by leading Cambridge and Oxford academics
  • A comprehensive social programme including daily activities, academic enrichment opportunities, cultural experiences and sports-based activities
  • Weekend group excursion to London including transport by coach, all activity costs and entrance fees
  • Weekend group excursion to Oxford including transport by coach, all activity costs and entrance fees
  • Traditional formal hall dinner at a Cambridge and Oxford College
  • Graduation ceremony, certificate and celebration dinner
  • Cambridge SciSearch welcome pack and stationery




Payment Schedule

All applications are reviewed by a member of the Cambridge SciSearch team within 5 working days. Applicants will be accepted onto their chosen course provided that they meet the basic student requirements which are outlined at the bottom of each course information page.

Following acceptance onto a summer school course, a £500 booking deposit is required to reserve one of the limited course spaces.

All remaining course fees (£4200 minus the booking deposit) are payable in full by Monday 1st May 2017.

Please note that the cancellation deadline for a 50% refund on all Programme Fees is March 31st 2017.