A street in Windsor, England, looking towards Windsor Castle

British Studies Summer Programme

Please note that the British Studies has unfortunately had to be cancelled for 2020, but of course we hope to be back for 2021.

The residential British Studies Summer Programme (British Studies)

The residential British Studies Summer Programme (British Studies) attracts academically able and highly deserving high-school students from across America.

Established in 1996 and supported by the ACS International Schools Foundation since 1997, British Studies is committed to the ideal of creative, multi-disciplined education for young people ages 15-18.

While residing in our world-class dormitory on the impressive 128-acre ACS Cobham International School campus near London, England, British Studies summer scholars engage expert teachers while visiting many of England’s most famous historical and cultural sites and other attractions.

In addition to being an excellent supplement for high school classes in European History, English Literature, Art, and Theatre, British Studies is great fun.  The summer study-travel course is constantly evolving and often customised, drawing from the expressed interests of both former and prospective students.  

Click here for a sample itinerary >

For decades British Studies has been co-funded by the ACS International Schools Foundation, British-American Business Council affiliates, and other trusted US-based partners.  We’re proud of this association and the life-changing experiences it’s brought to hundreds of young people from across the United States.



Now in its 20th year, our all-scholarship summer study-travel programme affords academically able and highly deserving high-school students an opportunity to explore the enduring impact of British culture.
View of London with Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament

Video of our British Studies Summer Programme

BSSP Dates 2020 UK contact for more information US contact for more information

The British Summer Studies
Programme will run from

Monday 29 June to Saturday 11 July 2020

Craig Worthington
Director, British Studies Summer Program

Postal Address:
ACS Cobham International School
Portsmouth Road
Cobham, Surrey
KT11 1BL

Telephone: +44 (0)1932 867251

Email: cworthington@acs-schools.com

Andrew J. Kittell

Postal Address:

ACS International Schools
Harborplace Gallery
200 East Pratt Street, Suite 4100
Baltimore, MD 21202-6155, USA

Telephone: +1 (410) 385-5342

Email: akittell@acs-schools.com