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oxfoRD’S oRIgInS are legendary and its creative legacy profound. The University is the oldest in the English-speaking world. Teaching began here around 1096 and the University became the center of great religious and political debate. John Wycliffe fought for a Bible in the vernacular in the

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14th century. During the Reformation, Anglican churchmen a prOgram Of The

inspiration around every corner: along the cobblestone streets, between the pages of a dusty but well-loved book, even in the bells that chime the hours. This is Oxford, and you just cannot find this type of inspiration anywhere else. The challenges are many, the academics are rigorous, the style of education is unique, and culture provocative. You will have the opportunity to study in the Bodleian library, participate in the tutorial system, pursue your academic interests under the guidance of world-renowned scholars, and worship in places like Christ Church Cathedral.

Cranmer, Latimer and Ridley were tried for heresy and burned at the stake for their part in the Reformation. Charles I held his counter-parliament in the Convocation House of the Bodleian Library, also used for scenes in Harry

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Potter. Alice discovered Wonderland by falling through a well one mile outside of town, Thomas Huxley and Bishop Wilberforce prepared for their great debate and John Ruskin founded a school of fine art. Tolkien created Middle Earth and C.S. Lewis imagined a magical wardrobe, while Dorothy Sayers found a place in Oxford for Lord Peter Wimsey. Here, Iris Murdoch crafted her stories and 24 people prepared to become the future Prime Minister. All inspired by this very special place.

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oxfoRD’S oRIgInS are legendary and its creative legacy profound. The University is the oldest in the English-speaking world. Teaching began here around 1096 and the University became the center of great religious and political debate. John Wycliffe fought for a Bible in the vernacular in the

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3 2 1 8 tH s t r e e t n e

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still want to know more?

14th century. During the Reformation, Anglican churchmen a prOgram Of The

inspiration around every corner: along the cobblestone streets, between the pages of a dusty but well-loved book, even in the bells that chime the hours. This is Oxford, and you just cannot find this type of inspiration anywhere else. The challenges are many, the academics are rigorous, the style of education is unique, and culture provocative. You will have the opportunity to study in the Bodleian library, participate in the tutorial system, pursue your academic interests under the guidance of world-renowned scholars, and worship in places like Christ Church Cathedral.

Cranmer, Latimer and Ridley were tried for heresy and burned at the stake for their part in the Reformation. Charles I held his counter-parliament in the Convocation House of the Bodleian Library, also used for scenes in Harry

osp OxfOrd SummEr PrOgrammE

Potter. Alice discovered Wonderland by falling through a well one mile outside of town, Thomas Huxley and Bishop Wilberforce prepared for their great debate and John Ruskin founded a school of fine art. Tolkien created Middle Earth and C.S. Lewis imagined a magical wardrobe, while Dorothy Sayers found a place in Oxford for Lord Peter Wimsey. Here, Iris Murdoch crafted her stories and 24 people prepared to become the future Prime Minister. All inspired by this very special place.

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Michelangelo at the Ashmolean. Read and relax in the Wycliffe Hall gardens,

allows students, as affiliate members of Wycliffe Hall,

or spend a warm summer afternoon punting along the Isis and Cherwell.

University of Oxford, to do intensive scholarship while exploring the relationship between Christianity and the development of the British Isles. Students hone their research and writing skills and delve into the areas that interest them most. Seminars and tutorials are given on specialized topics under expert Oxford academics in the areas of English language and literature, history, history of science, philosophy, theology and religion. The program is structured for rising college sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate and seminary students, non-traditional students, teachers and those enrolled in continuing education programs. The five-week-long Oxford Summer Programme, taken for 6 credits, is appropriate for a variety of academic levels and allows students to participate in seminars and tutorials as part of the curriculum. Each student will have two tutorial

recommended & required Credits

Participate in optional weekend field trips to places like Blenheim Palace,

recommended credits seminar a seminar b

total credits

3 creDits 3 creDits

6 credits

the program recommends that students be granted the equivalent of 6 hours of credits by their home institution.

all students participate in the lecture series, the christian tradition in the british isles. this course includes lectures and three field trips to sites of major interest, providing the historical context for work undertaken in the seminars.

completed doctoral-level

one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Inspiration, indeed.

study in the humanities

www. Be sTs e m e sTe r .CO m /Os p/ li v e

as completing law and

and social sciences as well medical degrees. alumni have secured places at top-tier institutions and

all students participate in two different seminars which meet throughout the program. students are evaluated by the seminar leaders on the basis of written work. students submit two essays for each seminar. seminars can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit.

Oxford, Duke, harvard,

all students participate in two individual tutorials during the second part of the program. tutorials are given on materials related to the students’ seminar and essay topics.

leading the seminar. For more specific course information download the prospectus: www.bestsemester.com/scioprospectus

with Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford.

in the Bodleian Library and in Oxford’s many museums, all set in the midst of

alumni Of Osp have

seminaries including

of each seminar. Tutorials are given on materials related to the

Directed by SCIO ... Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford, the UK subsidiary of BestSemester in cooperation

opportunities are endless! Take full advantage of the vast collections housed

seminars

tutorials

www.Be sTs e m esTer.COm/Osp/lea r n

birthplace of Winston Churchill. And with London only an hour away, your

lecture series

meetings, the quintessential form of Oxford pedagogy, as part students’ seminars and essay topics and are offered by the tutor

THeATRe PRoDuCTIonS

university College london and fuller.


Recommended THe oxfoRD SuMMeR PRogRAMMe allows students, as affiliate members of Wycliffe Hall,

Credits

development of the British Isles. Students hone their research and writing skills and delve into the areas that interest them most. Seminars and tutorials are given on specialized topics under expert Oxford academics in the areas of English language and literature, history, history of science, philosophy, theology and religion. The program is structured for rising college sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate and seminary students, non-traditional students, teachers and those enrolled in continuing education programs. The five-week-long Oxford Summer Programme, taken for 6 credits, is appropriate for a variety of academic levels and allows students to participate in seminars and tutorials as part of the curriculum. Each student will have two tutorial

recommended & required Credits

total credits

3 creDits 3 creDits

6 credits

the program recommends that students be granted the equivalent of 6 hours of credits by their home institution.

all students participate in the lecture series, the christian tradition in the british isles. this course includes lectures and three field trips to sites of major interest, providing the historical context for work undertaken in the seminars.

in the Bodleian Library and in Oxford’s many museums, all set in the midst of

alumni Of Osp have completed doctoral-level

one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Inspiration, indeed.

study in the humanities

www. Be sTs e m e sTe r .CO m /Os p/ li v e

as completing law and

and social sciences as well medical degrees. alumni have secured places at top-tier institutions and

all students participate in two different seminars which meet throughout the program. students are evaluated by the seminar leaders on the basis of written work. students submit two essays for each seminar. seminars can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit.

Oxford, Duke, harvard,

all students participate in two individual tutorials during the second part of the program. tutorials are given on materials related to the students’ seminar and essay topics.

leading the seminar. For more specific course information download the prospectus: www.bestsemester.com/scioprospectus

with Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford.

opportunities are endless! Take full advantage of the vast collections housed

seminaries including

of each seminar. Tutorials are given on materials related to the

Directed by SCIO ... Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford, the UK subsidiary of BestSemester in cooperation

birthplace of Winston Churchill. And with London only an hour away, your

seminars

tutorials

www.Be sTs e m esTer.COm/Osp/lea r n

Michelangelo at the Ashmolean. Read and relax in the Wycliffe Hall gardens,

lecture series

meetings, the quintessential form of Oxford pedagogy, as part students’ seminars and essay topics and are offered by the tutor

AnD See oRIgInAL WoRkS of ART by da Vinci and

Participate in optional weekend field trips to places like Blenheim Palace,

recommended credits seminar a seminar b

THeATRe PRoDuCTIonS

or spend a warm summer afternoon punting along the Isis and Cherwell.

University of Oxford, to do intensive scholarship while exploring the relationship between Christianity and the

ATTenD ConCeRTS,

university College london and fuller.


Recommended

ATTenD ConCeRTS,

THe oxfoRD SuMMeR PRogRAMMe

AnD See oRIgInAL WoRkS of ART by da Vinci and

Michelangelo at the Ashmolean. Read and relax in the Wycliffe Hall gardens,

allows students, as affiliate members of Wycliffe Hall,

or spend a warm summer afternoon punting along the Isis and Cherwell.

University of Oxford, to do intensive scholarship while exploring the relationship between Christianity and the development of the British Isles. Students hone their research and writing skills and delve into the areas that interest them most. Seminars and tutorials are given on specialized topics under expert Oxford academics in the areas of English language and literature, history, history of science, philosophy, theology and religion. The program is structured for rising college sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate and seminary students, non-traditional students, teachers and those enrolled in continuing education programs. The five-week-long Oxford Summer Programme, taken for 6 credits, is appropriate for a variety of academic levels and allows students to participate in seminars and tutorials as part of the curriculum. Each student will have two tutorial

recommended & required Credits

Participate in optional weekend field trips to places like Blenheim Palace,

recommended credits seminar a seminar b

total credits

3 creDits 3 creDits

6 credits

the program recommends that students be granted the equivalent of 6 hours of credits by their home institution.

all students participate in the lecture series, the christian tradition in the british isles. this course includes lectures and three field trips to sites of major interest, providing the historical context for work undertaken in the seminars.

completed doctoral-level

one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Inspiration, indeed.

study in the humanities

www. Be sTs e m e sTe r .CO m /Os p/ li v e

as completing law and

and social sciences as well medical degrees. alumni have secured places at top-tier institutions and

all students participate in two different seminars which meet throughout the program. students are evaluated by the seminar leaders on the basis of written work. students submit two essays for each seminar. seminars can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit.

Oxford, Duke, harvard,

all students participate in two individual tutorials during the second part of the program. tutorials are given on materials related to the students’ seminar and essay topics.

leading the seminar. For more specific course information download the prospectus: www.bestsemester.com/scioprospectus

with Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford.

in the Bodleian Library and in Oxford’s many museums, all set in the midst of

alumni Of Osp have

seminaries including

of each seminar. Tutorials are given on materials related to the

Directed by SCIO ... Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford, the UK subsidiary of BestSemester in cooperation

opportunities are endless! Take full advantage of the vast collections housed

seminars

tutorials

www.Be sTs e m esTer.COm/Osp/lea r n

birthplace of Winston Churchill. And with London only an hour away, your

lecture series

meetings, the quintessential form of Oxford pedagogy, as part students’ seminars and essay topics and are offered by the tutor

THeATRe PRoDuCTIonS

university College london and fuller.


Recommended

ATTenD ConCeRTS,

THe oxfoRD SuMMeR PRogRAMMe

AnD See oRIgInAL WoRkS of ART by da Vinci and

Michelangelo at the Ashmolean. Read and relax in the Wycliffe Hall gardens,

allows students, as affiliate members of Wycliffe Hall,

or spend a warm summer afternoon punting along the Isis and Cherwell.

University of Oxford, to do intensive scholarship while exploring the relationship between Christianity and the development of the British Isles. Students hone their research and writing skills and delve into the areas that interest them most. Seminars and tutorials are given on specialized topics under expert Oxford academics in the areas of English language and literature, history, history of science, philosophy, theology and religion. The program is structured for rising college sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate and seminary students, non-traditional students, teachers and those enrolled in continuing education programs. The five-week-long Oxford Summer Programme, taken for 6 credits, is appropriate for a variety of academic levels and allows students to participate in seminars and tutorials as part of the curriculum. Each student will have two tutorial

recommended & required Credits

Participate in optional weekend field trips to places like Blenheim Palace,

recommended credits seminar a seminar b

total credits

3 creDits 3 creDits

6 credits

the program recommends that students be granted the equivalent of 6 hours of credits by their home institution.

all students participate in the lecture series, the christian tradition in the british isles. this course includes lectures and three field trips to sites of major interest, providing the historical context for work undertaken in the seminars.

completed doctoral-level

one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Inspiration, indeed.

study in the humanities

www. Be sTs e m e sTe r .CO m /Os p/ li v e

as completing law and

and social sciences as well medical degrees. alumni have secured places at top-tier institutions and

all students participate in two different seminars which meet throughout the program. students are evaluated by the seminar leaders on the basis of written work. students submit two essays for each seminar. seminars can be taken for undergraduate or graduate credit.

Oxford, Duke, harvard,

all students participate in two individual tutorials during the second part of the program. tutorials are given on materials related to the students’ seminar and essay topics.

leading the seminar. For more specific course information download the prospectus: www.bestsemester.com/scioprospectus

with Wycliffe Hall, University of Oxford.

in the Bodleian Library and in Oxford’s many museums, all set in the midst of

alumni Of Osp have

seminaries including

of each seminar. Tutorials are given on materials related to the

Directed by SCIO ... Scholarship & Christianity in Oxford, the UK subsidiary of BestSemester in cooperation

opportunities are endless! Take full advantage of the vast collections housed

seminars

tutorials

www.Be sTs e m esTer.COm/Osp/lea r n

birthplace of Winston Churchill. And with London only an hour away, your

lecture series

meetings, the quintessential form of Oxford pedagogy, as part students’ seminars and essay topics and are offered by the tutor

THeATRe PRoDuCTIonS

university College london and fuller.


w w w. b e s t s e m e s t e r . c o m / o s p

fInD

oxfoRD’S oRIgInS are legendary and its creative legacy profound. The University is the oldest in the English-speaking world. Teaching began here around 1096 and the University became the center of great religious and political debate. John Wycliffe fought for a Bible in the vernacular in the

V i s i t w w w. b e s t s e m e s t e r . c o m / o s p

202.548.5201

osp@Bestsemester.com [E]

[PH]

wa s H i n g to n D c 2 0 0 0 2

3 2 1 8 tH s t r e e t n e

Bestsemester

still want to know more?

14th century. During the Reformation, Anglican churchmen a prOgram Of The

inspiration around every corner: along the cobblestone streets, between the pages of a dusty but well-loved book, even in the bells that chime the hours. This is Oxford, and you just cannot find this type of inspiration anywhere else. The challenges are many, the academics are rigorous, the style of education is unique, and culture provocative. You will have the opportunity to study in the Bodleian library, participate in the tutorial system, pursue your academic interests under the guidance of world-renowned scholars, and worship in places like Christ Church Cathedral.

Cranmer, Latimer and Ridley were tried for heresy and burned at the stake for their part in the Reformation. Charles I held his counter-parliament in the Convocation House of the Bodleian Library, also used for scenes in Harry

osp OxfOrd SummEr PrOgrammE

Potter. Alice discovered Wonderland by falling through a well one mile outside of town, Thomas Huxley and Bishop Wilberforce prepared for their great debate and John Ruskin founded a school of fine art. Tolkien created Middle Earth and C.S. Lewis imagined a magical wardrobe, while Dorothy Sayers found a place in Oxford for Lord Peter Wimsey. Here, Iris Murdoch crafted her stories and 24 people prepared to become the future Prime Minister. All inspired by this very special place.

www. Be sTs e m e sTe r .CO m /Os p/ e x p lO r e


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