planning ahead for next summer?
Check back in January, when we'll post the general course listings for 2018. If you join our email list, we'll contact you when the information is live.
Summer classes for college students, international students, and professionals
At Harvard Summer School you’ll find more than 300 open-enrollment courses, in over 60 subjects. Browse our courses by subject in the list below or customize your search with our course catalog.
Courses by Subject
- Seven-week session: June 17–August 5
- Three-week session I: June 17–July 7
- Three-week session II: July 9–28
Harvard University students
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. Visit our Harvard Extension Students page
Harvard College students: For information about how summer courses count toward degrees, see Harvard College Student Guidelines
High school students
Changes to information
Harvard Summer School may make changes at any time to the information printed in materials or on the website. Harvard summer courses may be added, canceled, or moved to a different day or time. You are responsible for textbooks, course packs, travel, or other incurred expenses. If a course is canceled, your tuition will be refunded in full.