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Join a global community of students at one of the world’s leading institutions of research and learning. Our Summer Session students take on challenging academics for college credit while balancing educational and social activities. Discover a passion to become a scholar or find your way to change the world. Whatever path you choose, you’ll have a learning experience that makes a true and lasting impact.

Learn at Stanford.

Current Stanford undergraduate and graduate students and visiting students from around the world are invited to experience the University’s fourth academic quarter.

Current Stanford Students

Continue learning throughout the summer. Registration is easy: visit Axess on April 10, 2016 to view courses and sign up. No separate application is required.

Visiting Domestic Students (U.S.)

Undergraduate and graduate students from around the world are invited to apply. Enjoy challenging academics, explore the Bay Area, and engage with top academics and industry leaders.

Visiting International Students

Students from six continents make our summer program truly international. We encourage all interested international students to apply.

International Honors Program (IHP) Students

Students from select universities around the world come to the Stanford campus to experience a transformative and global academic adventure.

Summer Online Students

Introducing Stanford Summer Online – experience a Stanford education anywhere in the world.

High School Students

Stanford High School Summer College (HSSC) is where exceptional students take Stanford undergraduate courses and earn college credit during the summer quarter.

Summer Courses

Over 175 courses are offered in 35 departments within the schools of Humanities and Sciences, Earth Sciences, and Engineering.