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Summer School at Yale University

Address: New Haven, CT 06520, United States
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Description Summer School at Yale University

  • Established: 1701
  • Location: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
  • Students age: 13 to 18 years old
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of study: residence, full board.

Summer School at Yale is a summer educational program based on Yale University, one of America's most prestigious universities. It was founded in 1701, and today it is among the best American universities that have an excellent reputation and offer first-class education. Among the graduates of the university there are many famous personalities, including former presidents of the country George W. Bush and Bush Sr., Bill Clinton and other no less significant persons from various fields of activity.

The programs offered at the summer school are excellent for preparing students who want to apply for admission to Yale. The courses will also be interesting to those who just want to spend an interesting summer, while feeling like a student at a prestigious university. Qualified teachers, who are professionals in their fields, will work with the guys, therefore, students will also be able to get high-quality theoretical and practical knowledge.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Summer School at Yale University

Program name
28.06.2020 -25.07.2020
from 5 145 £ / 2 weeks

The Ivy League Experience

  • Age: 13-18 years old
  • Dates: June 28-July 11, July 12-25
  • Duration: 2-4 weeks.

An educational course in which students choose to study two subjects to their taste - the main discipline and the "secondary". This is an academic program for 2 weeks, and if students want to extend their studies to 4 weeks, they will already be asked to choose two main subjects and two additional ones.

The first includes classical academic subjects, and the number of additional subjects includes classes where you can get additional skills: leadership, the art of presentation, teamwork and so on. This format of study will help foreign students feel like a university student in the United States - training at an American university takes place in a similar pattern.

Classes in core subjects take place in the morning and include all the traditional educational formats: studying in a class of up to 15 people, interactive lessons, discussions with other students. Thus, young people will be able to get different points of view on the discussion of one issue and learn how to defend their own.

Classes of an additional level are to a greater extent based on obtaining personal skills - work here takes place individually or in small groups. In these classes, students will work on key attributes of training and employment: presentation skills, leadership skills, teamwork, creative thinking and an objective assessment of potential solutions.

The main disciplines:

  • Creative writing
  • Journalism
  • Medical biology
  • Engineering
  • Law and jurisprudence.


  • Business challenge
  • Public speaking and leadership
  • Drama
  • Cinema.
28.06.2020 -25.07.2020
from 5 145 £ / 2 weeks

Introduction to Enterprise + Yale Business and Enterprise

  • Age: 13-18 years old
  • Dates: June 28-July 11, July 12-25
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

Introduction to Enterprise is an educational entrepreneurship program that will allow adolescents and schoolchildren to gain basic skills in this area. Children will get an idea of business and entrepreneurship, learn from the modern economy and the international business environment, and will study branding and marketing.

Topics studied:

  • Business and Economic Theory
  • Skills and qualities necessary for a successful entrepreneur
  • Understanding and importance of risk calculation
  • Market research and marketing plan development
  • The evolution of business finance and investment issues
  • The work of the economy in a national and international context
  • Economic and Market Fluctuations - Impact on Business
  • The main problems in developing a business: from initial investments to financing and other operations.

Yale Business and Enterprise is an educational program with a similar theme, but it is adapted for high school students 16-18 years old. The course participants will get an idea of the basic principles of business management, economics and finance through the study of key subjects: accounting, finance, marketing, business ethics and human resources. In addition to the academic classes, students are waiting for seminars and master classes on the development of skills such as presentation art, leadership and teamwork.

Topics studied and skills acquired in the course:

  • Understanding and compiling basic economic models, business concepts, management methods
  • Identification of business goals and factors affecting income and value
  • Motivation of employees by managers, assessment of failure in business
  • Experience in resolving ethical issues that companies may face
  • Obtaining relevant experience that perfectly complements the resume for entering a university or at work
  • Participation in a competitive project.
28.06.2020 -25.07.2020
from 5 145 £ / 2 weeks

Introduction to Leadership + Yale Global Leadership program

  • Age: 13-18 years old
  • Dates: June 28-July 11, July 12-25
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

The course offers middle and high school students the acquisition of skills that will allow them to become leaders in various fields: business, politics, science, art, medicine and others.

The Introduction to Leadership program is designed for students ages 13 to 15. The course combines the study of key leadership principles with lessons on the development of various useful skills - for example, public speaking, conducting discussions and so on. Work on a joint project will help students consolidate all the acquired skills. All training is based on strategies that are used by modern world leaders.

Topics taught on the course:

  • How leadership is defined
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Leadership and Ethics
  • Public influence and the media
  • Culture and diversity: what it means to be a leader in a globalized world
  • Conflict resolution skills.

The educational course of the Yale Global Leadership programme has the same direction, only for older students - it is a program for children 16-18 years old. Here, high school students are waiting for lectures, discussions and seminars on contemporary problems of leaders. The academic program will focus on the study of political theory, philosophy, sociology, modern international relations, and the economic context of current events. Also, young people will have the opportunity to offer their answers to these problems: the effectiveness of such options will be considered at interactive seminars and discussions.

Topics and questions to be studied:

  • The nature of man, the individual and society
  • Equality, Social Justice and Welfare
  • Power and management skill
  • Political Ideologies and Economic Globalization
  • Attitude to a Changing World Order in the 21st Century
  • Identity, Culture and Challenges to the West
  • Nuclear Weapons, Proliferation and Disarmament Policies
  • Global future and peace in 2035.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students will live in a student residence on campus, where they will be offered comfortable rooms. In the hostel, these are rooms for 1-2 people, some of them have a separate bathroom, additional rooms with amenities are on the floor. For meals, students are offered a canteen on the territory of the university: full three meals a day in full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner).

Events Summer School at Yale University

The program of the Summer School at Yale includes a leisure part: these are afternoon or evening entertainment several times a week, plus an excursion program. The latter includes trips to different cities: the nearby student city of New Haven, the capital of Connecticut - Hartford, and New York, in an area off the Yale coast.

Equipment Summer School at Yale University

Yale University is located in the heart of Connecticut. The famous university combines modern technology and ancient Gothic architecture, which allows it to keep up to date, while preserving its prestigious heritage.

Yale University College, which will host the summer school, is equipped with modern amenities: a dining room, a common room, a library, its own theater, classrooms, sports facilities, and the residential building has a separate kitchen for students.

The Yale Library belongs to the famous buildings of the university - one of the copies of the Gutenberg Bible is stored here. Other campus facilities are no less interesting to visit: the Harkness Tower, the famous Woolsey Hall and the university's law school, which is distinguished by its architecture.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

The duration of one educational session is 2 weeks.

The cost of the course includes:

  • Curriculum from 17.5 hours weekly
  • Accommodation and meals
  • Excursion program
  • Entertainment program (afternoon and evening activities)
  • Certificate of completion.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To participate in the summer school Summer School at Yale, those who wish should be eligible for admission:

  • Age 13-18
  • Sufficient command of English (not lower than B1)
  • Compliance with the academic schedule, food schedule, participation in recreational or cultural events organized by the school.

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- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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