Undergraduate Summer School

The Undergraduate Summer School is a unique opportunity for undergraduate students from all corners of the globe to spend 8 weeks here at our internationally renowned research centre, partnering with fellow co-located institutes; The Sainsbury Laboratory and The Earlham Institute.

You will experience amazing plant and microbial science, interacting with some of the most esteemed scientists in the world, gaining an unrivalled research experience, to take into your future careers.

Alongside the invaluable career development skills you will pick up, the Summer School is a social event, where you will meet like-minded people from around the world, developing lifelong friendships. The 8 weeks include frequent organised social activities, from an introductory make-your-own pizza night, meals out, BBQs and finally a 2-day hotel stay on the beautiful North Norfolk coast.

Our International Undergraduate Summer School includes;

  • £200 pw spending money
  • Free accommodation in a private en-suite room, with shared kitchen
  • An organised programme of training, research, seminars, workshops and social events
  • The chance to be part of a world-renowned scientist's laboratory and to directly contribute to their cutting-edge research
  • An opportunity to experience life in a truly world-leading scientific institute across a variety of biological and chemical sciences; including microbiology, cell biology, biochemistry, chemistry, genetics, molecular biology and computational and mathematical biology


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