19 July - 8 August 2020 / Twickenham, London / University of Warwick

University of Warwick Summer School in London in collaboration with St Mary’s
Sunday 19 July – Saturday 8 August 2020

Applications to our 2020 Warwick Summer School are now open following our immensely successful and fun 2019 Summer School, which saw students experience:

• University of Warwick’s outstanding teaching;
• the chance to engage with high profile academics and speakers;
• integrating with students from across 46 different nationalities and
• the excitement of London life for a few weeks

We have an even wider range of courses on offer this year aimed at UG and PG students including:

• Strategic Management
• Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
• Data Science: Foundations of Data Analytics
• International Business and Finance
• English Language for Business
• Behavioural Economics
• Game Theory and Competitive Strategy
• International Development
• Money and Banking
• Politics and Globalisation
• Computational Modelling for All
• Leadership, Communication and Innovation
• International Economic Law
• Communications and Marketing
• Introduction to Psychology
• Introduction to Economics

All courses are taught by staff who are experts in their field.

We will be running our Summer School from the beautiful self-contained campus of St Mary’s, Twickenham enabling you to benefit from exceptional teaching, academic expertise and social programme with our amazing capital city, London, on your doorstep.

Special Discounts for Partners

Applications to the Warwick Summer School in collaboration with St Marys can be made online:

Warwick partners, alumni and offer holder students are able to benefit from a 20% tuition fee discount, which includes three weeks of tuition, a fantastic social programme (see below) and inspiring guest lecture series. Scholarships are available for groups of 10+ including faculty tuition fee waivers. Please get in touch if you would like more information on group bookings.

Inspirational Guest Lecture Programme
In previous years Nobel Prize winner, George Akerlof, Gold medal winning Alpine Skier, Kelly Gallager MBE and Entrepreneur, Priya Lakhani OBE have shared their insights and experiences with our students. 2020 evening guest speakers will be announced over the coming months. Find out more:

Fantastic Social Programme
In the tuition fee we also include a fantastic social programme including a meet and greet BBQ, three course welcome dinner at Twickenham Rugby Stadium, a curry, karaoke and disco night, film night, day trip to University of Warwick and farewell British Afternoon Tea reception as well as sports activities to take a break from studying.

In addition students can book for additional trips to London, Brighton and the dreaming spires of Oxford, The Making of Harry Potter and a West End Theatre trip to see The Lion King. Find out more:

Live on Campus
Accommodation packages are all either room only, bed and breakfast, half board or full board - there is an option to suit a variety of budgets and tastes. We also have accommodation options off campus if you wish to live nearby in the beautiful riverside town of Kingston Upon Thames and self-cater.


3 - 14 August 2020 / University of Oxford, UK / University of Oxford

Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, we are committed to running the Summer School. This includes provisions for live-streaming of all the content and interactions if necessary. 


The Tools for Macroeconomists Summer School offers two courses: The Essentials and Advanced Tools. These intensive graduate-level courses are aimed at students, researchers and professionals and provide a combination of lectures and hands-on computer sessions. Participants will leave with a deep understanding of numerical methods and a portfolio of Matlab codes implementing them.

The summer school is hosted by the University of Oxford between August 3 and 14, 2020.

 More information here:

The Essentials

August 3-7, 2020

Wouter den Haan and Petr Sedlacek

This course covers basic building blocks of numerical analysis, their use in solving modern macroeconomic models and an introduction into model estimation. Students will use Matlab code to solve and analyse macroeconomic models.

Topics include:

  • function approximation, numerical integration
  • perturbation, projection methods
  • Kalman filter, Bayesian estimation, MCMC methods

Advanced Tools

August 10-14, 2020

Wouter den Haan and Pontus Rendahl

This course teaches state-of-the-art methods for solving and analyzing advanced macro-economic models. Participants will not only write their own code, but also learn how to resolve problems that researchers may run into when using these advanced methods.

Topics include:

  • models with heterogeneous agents
  • continuous time models
  • models with occasionally binding constraints

7 - 12 September 2020 / Guildford, Surrey, UK / University of Surrey

Following highly successful Easter and Summer Schools in previous years, the Centre for International Macroeconomic Studies (CIMS) in the School of Economics, University of Surrey will hold a summer school and conference from 7-12 September 2020. The deadline for application is 10 August 2020 although places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis. The School will consist of two parallel four-day courses, six parallel one-day stand-alone courses on day five (Friday), and a one-day conference on day six (Saturday). Participants can register for all six days, or for only one of the stand-alone one-day courses.


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