Spark your intellectual curiosity and expand your skills in an intensive summer course. Whether you are an undergraduate student or a working professional, you can take advantage of Harvard’s exceptional faculty and campus resources.
Find a Course
With more than 400 open-enrollment courses in over 60 subjects, Harvard Summer School can help you discover your passion and achieve your academic and professional goals.
Registration for summer 2021 is closed.
The professors offered valuable tips and encouragement throughout my courses. I was not used to having professors who knew every student’s name and backgrounds, but the professors I had at Harvard truly made an effort to get to know all of us.Meet Hanne Twedt Berli
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Arts, Writing, and the Humanities
Computer Science, Math, and Engineering
Foreign Languages and Literatures
Study of Societies, Past and Present
What can you expect at Harvard Summer School?
- Rigorous courses taught by Harvard faculty and industry experts.
- Build your network among a global community of learners.
- Access Harvard’s renowned libraries, museums, and computer labs.
Harvard Extension School Students
If you’re looking for summer courses that apply toward a degree or certificate, the Extension School course catalog includes options to search for Summer School courses.
Harvard College Students
Many summer courses count toward your degree if taken for credit after matriculating at Harvard College.
Learn more about requirements for obtaining a student visa to attend Harvard Summer School.