August 20-September 2, 2017
From $5,595 per person plus airfare
Quench your thirst for knowledge by studying at one of the world’s most famous universities while you experience Oxford as a student. Celebrating its 34th anniversary in 2017, this two-week lifelong education program takes you on a rare adventure to Oxford – “city of dreaming spires” – and to the University of Oxford, famous as a great center of learning since the 12th century.
Each participant enrolls in one non-credit course of study taught by an Oxford tutor and each course has its own excursions. The courses of study for 2017 are:
The First War On Terror? The French Revolution and The British Response
With course excursions to Brighton Royal Pavilion and Kew Palace
In Search Of Time: The Art and Science of the Fourth Dimension
With course excursions to Greenwich and the Science Museum in London
Home Sweet Home: The Fabric, Social Structure and Culture of the Victorian and Edwardian Home
With course excursions to Wightwick Manor and Hughenden Manor
Mary, Queen of Scots: Heroine, Villain, Legend
With course excursions to Fotheringhay Castle, Peterborough Cathedral and Mapledurham
In addition to the course-related excursions, two group excursions are planned for all participants: a visit to Bath, and to Harvington Hall. A day-long, optional group excursion to Hever Castle and Gardens is scheduled for your mid-program, weekend enjoyment.
There will be ample time during the two weeks to enjoy breathtaking architecture, art, and gardens of many of the university's 38 colleges, explore the historic town of Oxford, or visit the surrounding countryside.