The International Summer School of St Andrews
Based in the Royal Burgh of St Andrews, the home of golf and the oldest seat of learning in Scotland, the International Summer School of Scotland in St Andrews provides a unique environment for our students’ international summer experience
History is ingrained in every stone of St Andrews. This fascinating town is the internationally renowned home of golf and every year thousands of golfers and tourists travel to St Andrews to behold the world famous Old Course and Royal and Ancient Golf Club and to experience and admire some of the most famous golf courses in the world.
St Andrews is also home to Scotland’s oldest university, founded in 1412. The elegant, ivy-clad buildings and delightful quadrangles and gardens of St Andrews University have seen a procession of famous graduates, including John Knox and John Napier – and, more recently, Prince William.
The town of St Andrews is packed with history, tradition and culture and the golden beaches of this idyllic coastal location provide not only a unique and breathtaking backdrop but also a stimulating, exciting and, above all, safe environment for students to spend their summer.
St Andrews summer school program
High quality academic summer programs are designed to cater specifically for the needs of international students. Each student combines his or her academic summer program option with one of our unique, in-depth elective summer courses, which are timetabled four afternoons per week.
- English Language
- IB Program(Pre-IB and Extended Essay)
- Youth Leadership
- Creative Writing
Students will be housed in the stunning St Salvators Halls, which provide a comfortable and safe home for the duration of the three-week summer school program.
With its’ oak-panelled common rooms, expansive dinning areas, beautiful libraries and picturesque gardens, these halls of residence have been home to many famous scholars, including John Knox.
The class rooms are a stones throw from the halls of residence and all activities and are held close by. St Salvators Halls is situated in the center of St Andrews and were built in 1930 and are some of St Andrews Universities most prestigious accommodation
Session 1: 30th June – 21st July 2013
Session 2: 24th July – 14th August 2013