Academics

Stanford University offers IHP students an academic experience that is unlike any other. From unique lectures and innovative labs to premier research facilities and world-class faculty, Stanford Summer will transform your educational experience. Discover more by clicking “Academics” above or follow the links below.

Courses: Choose from over 170 courses available in 40 departments within the schools of Humanities and Sciences, Earth Sciences, and Engineering. See what Stanford has to offer this summer! Please note that IHP students are required to take at least 8 units. If students are considering to enroll in more than 8 units, please notify summerhonors@stanford.edu prior to course enrollment.

Intensive Studies Certificate: Intensify your summer at Stanford! Intensive Studies courses are designed to provide a sophisticated and focused program of study. Students who complete required course work will receive a Stanford Summer Intensive Studies Certificate. The Intensive Studies Certificate program is especially recommended for students from partner schools that do not accept transfer credits.

Credit and Evaluation: IHP students are required to maintain a B average. All courses taught during Summer Quarter carry Stanford academic credit; however, accepting transfer credits is at the discretion of the student’s home institution. Learn more about enrollment requirements, grading, and credit transfer.

Other Summer Opportunities: Find out what other educational opportunities are available during Summer Quarter, both on-campus and around the world.