University Programmes Overview - Cambridge Summer Institute

Program Overview


Ivy League Summer Institute offers tailored programs for undergraduates, graduates, and working professionals looking to gain academic enrichment abroad in the U.S.A. You’ll have the opportunity to attend cutting-edge lectures, and experience university life at some of the most prestigious institutions in the world. The summer study abroad program takes place at Wasserstein Hall on the Harvard Law School Campus with additional time spent at corporations and institutions in Boston.
Participants will attend lectures in:

Business Innovation

International Politics & Law


As a delegate of the program, you will experience lectures by local and international professors from various U.S. Ivy League universities. You will gain new knowledge from the best, as well as transferable skills through group workshops and presentations.


College Credits

Combining lecture time, preparation, study time and assessments, a two-week session of Ivy League Summer Institute is designed to be equivalent to 3 U.S. Credits or 6 ECTS. We invite delegates to participate in an examination, the results of which will be recorded on the academic transcript. Delegates will also have the possibility to take part in cultural activities and fully immerse themselves in the American way of life.


Course Outline

At Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School Campus, you’ll be taking academic classes and have an authentic U.S. college experience by staying in campus dormitory rooms.

The academic aspect of the program provides full immersion with lectures, presentations, and evening talks focusing on prominent and relevant issues. You will also have the opportunity to explore the local area and the city of Boston.

The academic aspect of the program is balanced with our cultural and social schedule. You will learn more about American history and culture, making your study abroad experience in the U.S. unforgettable. ILSI is a bespoke program with interdisciplinary approaches. We welcome students from the following, but not limited to, departments and schools:

➢ School/Department of Politics
➢ School/Department of Business, Management, and Economics
➢ School/Department of Law
➢ School/Department of Public Administration and Governance
➢ School/Department of International Relations

Please click below to view our sample schedules for 2018:

Tentative Schedule 2018 (PDF)


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