Junior Summer Courses

  • Cultural capital of the South-West
  • Live on a typical English university campus
  • Great campus facilities including an outdoor swimming-pool

You want to know how the English student life feels? You think about studying in the UK? In this case, Exeter is the place to be for you!
The University of Exeter has a beautiful campus and was announced to be the University of the Year 2012/2013. You can decide if you want to join the exciting programme put together by your international supervisors or enjoy the great shopping facilities in the city centre. The city of Exeter is the capital of beautiful Devon and offers the ideal location for an exciting and unforgettable stay. It is close to the rugged beauty of Dartmoor National Park and the sandy beaches of South Devon. The town itself offers plenty of shops, cafés, bars and fast-food restaurants in and around the historic town centre, which is dominated by Exeter's magnificent 13th century cathedral.
Enjoy the fascinating combination of modern life with a sense of the past!
You will make friends from many other countries during your English summer course - in the summer 2015 there were 250 students per week from over 15 countries.

The Campus

Situated in the North of the city, just a 20-minute walk from the town centre, the Streatham Campus of Exeter University is an attractive university campus overlooking the historic city of Exeter. The beautiful campus grounds contain 350 acres of woodland, lakes and parks. The residential houses, the refectory and the classrooms for your English summer course are all situated on the campus. The IP Ocean Lounge, where you will be able to meet friends from all over the world and where most of our activities take place, is also located at the heart of the campus. The IP Fruit 'n' Fit - Corner offers you water, tea and fruit all day long. Once a week we offer the outdoor swimming pool organising pool parties.

Our language school is part of the Europa School of English which is accredited by the British Council and is a member of English UK. Instruction takes place in bright and spacious classrooms on campus.

General English Course

15 lessons (x 45 mins or 11.25 hours) per week
Lessons normally take place from Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 11:45. Each of the three morning lessons focuses on a specific area of language learning: grammar and language work, reading and listening, or communicative activities and speaking practice. Our aim is to provide you with the vocabulary and grammar required for effective communication and particular attention is paid to improving speaking and listening skills.
The following levels are catered for: elementary (A1), lower intermediate (A2), intermediate (B1), upper intermediate (B2), advanced (C1).

Intensive English Course

20 lessons (x 45 mins or 15 hours) per week
The Intensive Course consists of the General English Course plus an additional lesson per day (11:45 -12:30) which is a project-based lesson emphasizing your writing skills.
The following levels are catered for: elementary (A1), lower intermediate (A2), intermediate (B1), upper intermediate (B2), advanced (C1).

Super-Intensive English Course

25 lessons (x 45 mins or 18.75 hours) per week
This courses consists of the Intensive English Course plus two afternoons (Wednesday and Friday) with 2.5 lessons each per week. You'll be working with culture-based materials towards a final presentation.
Language Levels: lower intermediate (A2), intermediate (B1), upper intermediate (B2), advanced (C1)

Mini Group

20 lessons (x 45 mins or 15 hours) per week
This is a highly individualised course. The lessons are based on the same concept as the intensive course for groups of up to 4 students. Working in very small groups allows you to focus on your own language needs and problems. Together with the teacher you can decide what you want to work on and which aspects of language you want to improve.
The following levels are catered for: lower intermediate (A2), intermediate (B1), upper intermediate (B2), advanced (C1).

Trinity Exam preparation Course + Exam

20 lessons (x 45 mins or 11.25 hours) per week

You will follow the General English Course and get an extra lesson per day, in which we will prepare you for the Trinity Examination. Trinity Graded Exaninations in Spoken English for speakers of other languages provide an internationally recognised scheme of assessment through which you can measure your language development for educational or vocational purposes. The awarded grades range from 1 (absolute beginner) to 12 (very advanced).
Exams take place on the 10th July, 15th July, 22nd July, 29th July, 12th August 2016.
The following levels are catered for: elementary (A1), lower intermediate (A2), intermediate (B1), upper intermediate (B2), advanced (C1).

Residence auf dem Streatham Campus der University of Exeter
Residence Streatham Campus at the University of Exeter


Live and socialise with your fellow students from many different countries on campus! We use several residential houses at Birks Grange on the Streatham campus. You can either stay in standard single rooms with shared toilet and shower facilities as well as in en-suite single rooms. A safe is not available in the residence, but you will get a key to lock your room. Also our supervisors life in the Residence and they are there for you if you have any problems or questions.
You'll get full-board accommodation that includes breakfast, warm lunch and dinner. If you prefer vegetarian food please let us know. Please ask for gluten-free, lactose-free or halal food. All meals are taken in the self-service school refectory. All meals are taken in the campus self-service refectory.
On campus public payphones and a launderette with coin-operated washing and drying machines help to ensure that your stay is comfortable.

Home stay

You may also stay in twin or triple (on request only) rooms with one of our friendly home stay hosts, most of whom have been welcoming students for many years. Some live close to the campus while others are a bus-ride (on average 30, max. 60 minutes, costs for public transport not included) away. Therefore home stay is a good opportunity for self-dependent students who like to learn something about the everyday life of a British family. You will get full-board accommodation (breakfast, packed lunch and dinner).
Please note that home stay accommodation is not available for students younger than 13

One of our Highlights in 2014: IP Dance flashmob in the town centre of Exeter

We offer an exciting and supervised activity programme during afternoons and evenings – seven days a week. Our international staff members come from diverse backgrounds, allowing them to bring a wide diversity of skills that will enrich your stay. The team organises a varied activity programme - full of sports, creativity, culture and lifestyle that will motivate you to join in. In the afternoons you have the choice of various activities on offer and in the evenings there is always at least one planned activity for you to participate in.
For our students (12-15 yrs) we offer our programme as a compulsory age-appropriate full programme throughout the week. For students over the age of 16, participation in the activity programme is usually voluntary. After informing our staff members and signing out, you are free to explore the town with your friends.
Your safety and welfare is our top priority: there is one supervisor responsible for 10 students aged 12 years or one supervisor for 15 students between 13 and 17 years. The members of our team have been carefully selected for their responsible and caring attitude and for being fun-loving and outgoing. They are the people you can turn to at any time for assistance.
This could be your programme…

Included in the Programme

  • Welcome- and Farewell Meeting
  • Town Walk, Town Quiz
  • Orientation meeting "How to study in the UK?"
  • Fashion & Beauty Workshops (Pimp your clothes, Nails, Make-Up, Hair styles, Henna, Relaxation)
  • Sports (Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball)
  • Use of the outdoor pool on campus (once per week)
  • Workshops (Arts & Crafts, Health & Beauty)
  • A half-day trip per week (e.g. Dartmoor, Lyme Regis, Torquay, Totnes or Exmouth Beach)
  • A full-day trip if you stay for two weeks or longer (e.g Plymouth, Bath, Cornwall, Glastonbury or London)
  • Welcome Party, Games Nights, Movie Nights, Open Stage, Surprise Nights and International Parties

Outdoor & Adventure Special 3 x 2,5 hours (Supplement)

Get active with our Outdoor Special! On three afternoons you will get the chance to do some canoeing or kayaking, raft building and you get to try yourself on the climbing wall. Each activity will run for approx. 2.5 hours including instructions.
Equipment will be provided, but please make sure you have good footwear and waterproof clothes with you! This special is not included in the programme but can be chosen at the time of booking as an upgrade.
This Special is available each week from 04th July - 12th August 2016.

London Overnight Trip (Supplement)

As one day is not enough for a city like London, our overnight trip gives you more time to take in the sights.
On Saturday morning you will get an early breakfast and a packed lunch for the day. You will arrive in London around lunch time (your coach might stop in London Heathrow on the way). Our supervisors will organize several sightseeing and shopping walks for you and you can explore the city during your free time in groups of at least 3 people. On certain weekends (16.07., 23.07., 30.07., 06.08 and 13.08.2016) we organize a round trip through London by Night in a Party-Bus – relax and party with friends from all our IP centres.In the evening you will have a warm meal together with overnighters from our other destinations. You will spend the night in a youth hostel in shared rooms. The modern hostel has multi-bedded rooms with en-suite toilet and shower facilities. Breakfast on Sunday morning and a packed lunch are provided. You have several more hours to explore London before leaving the city on Sunday afternoon. Once you have returned to your centre, you will get a light evening meal.
This special is not included in the programme but can be chosen at the time of booking as an upgrade. Please be aware that booking this special prevents you from attending the scheduled full-day trip.

Outdoor & Adventure Special: Floß bauen
Outdoor & Adventure: building rafts
Outdoor & Adventure Special: Flößen
Outdoor & Adventure: river rafting
Football training

Tennis Course 5 x 3 lessons (Supplement)

You will get five afternoons with three hours of professional tennis training per week. Our international tennis coaches will show you how to play tennis. Besides tournaments and practise this special also includes warming up, stretching etc. This special is not included in the programme but can be chosen at the time of booking as an upgrade. Please note that you won't be able to go on half day trips if you book this special. Equipment will not be provided.

Football Course 5 x 3 lessons (Supplement)

You will get five afternoons with three hours of professional soccer training per week. Our international football coaches will show you how to play football. Besides tournaments and practise this special also includes warming up, stretching etc. This special is not included in the programme but can be chosen at the time of booking as an upgrade. Please note that you won't be able to go on half day trips if you book this special. Equipment will not be provided.

Self-arranged travel
Travel dates
standard single room
en-suite single room
Home Stay
(double room)
02.07.16 - 09.07.16 £594 £665 £509 Book now
09.07.16 - 16.07.16 £594 £665 £509 Book now
16.07.16 - 23.07.16 £594 £665 £509 Book now
23.07.16 - 30.07.16 £594 £665 £509 Book now
30.07.16 - 06.08.16 £594 £665 £509 Book now
06.08.16 - 13.08.16 £594 £665 £509 Book now
13.08.16 - 20.08.16 £594 £665 £509 Book now

* Prices for 7 nights, full-board, general course English, IP trip program
Additional week with 7 nights: Residence standard + 594 £, Residence en-suite + 665 £, Home Stay + 509 £.

Low Budget transfer from / to London Heathrow £88 (per way)
* Transfer from /to Exeter airport £40 (per way)
*Transfer from /to Bristol airport £140 (per way)
*Transfer from / to London Heathrow £225 (per way)
*Transfer from /to London Gatwick airport £240 (per way)
*Transfer from /to London City airport £300 (per way)
* Transfer from /to Stansted airport £300 (per way)
* Transfer from /to Southamptom airport £220 (per way)
*Transfer from /to Bournemouth airport £220 (per way)
* Transfer from /to St. Pancras station £310 (per way)

* One car for 1-3 persons in case they all book together

Intensive course (20 lessons) / week £15
Super-Intensive course (25 lessons) / week £30
Mini Group course (20 lessons) / week £190
Trinity Exam course 2 weeks (20 lessons/ week ) £50
Trinity Exam fee £99
London Overnight
on 04.07, 11.07., 20.08., 27.08.
London Overnight
on 16.07., 23.07., 30.7., 06.08. & 13.08.2016 incl. VIP-Party Bus
Tennis Course (5x3 hrs) / week £90
Soccer Course (3x2,5 hrs )/ week £65
Soccer Course (3x2,5 hrs) / week £109
Unaccompanied-Minor-Service £35 (per way)

What's included in the price?

Accomodation and Meal Plan
  • Full-board residential accommodation in either single en-suite rooms or in single standard rooms with shared shower and toilet facilities on campus OR Full-board home stay accommodation in twin or triple (on request only) rooms with one of our local home stay hosts with packed lunches
  • Fruit 'n' Fit - Corner (water, tea and fruit)
  • Residence: Vegeterian food, gluten-free, lactose-free or halal food on demand
English Language Course
  • English language tuition (15, 20 or 25 lessons of 45 minutes or 11.25 / 15 / 18.75 hours per week) in mixed nationality classes where possible
  • Maximum 15 students per class, 4 in the Mini Group Course
  • Course material
  • Placement test on arrival
  • Certificate at the end of the course
Supervision and Activity Programme
  • IP Ocean Lounge
  • 2 half-day trips and one full-day trip per fortnight
  • one half-day trip and one full-day trip for every additional week
  • Supervised activity programme every afternoon and evening: in the afternoon you can choose between several activities on offer
  • Town Walk & Town Quiz
  • use of campus facilities
  • supervision by our International Team
  • High level of supervision: One supervisor for 10 students for the 12 years or less / one supervisor for 15 students between 13 and 17 years
  • Farewell Meeting
  • Assembly from Monday to Friday and daily TTT (time to talk) with the supervisors

Transfers are not included in the price, but transfers can be provided as an additional service from/to London Airports, Bristol, Bournemouth, Southampton and Exeter Airports as well as from St. Pancras train station. On the day of arrival our Meet & Greet Service will be waiting for you at the exit area of customs and will take you directly to your course centre. We are operating with well-known and friendly taxi and transfer companies. On the day of departure, you will leave Exeter as required in order to make sure you arrive at the airport in time. For your own safety, we will assist you with the check-in for your flight. If you book an Unaccompanied-Minors-Service with your airline, please be sure to request our Unaccompanied-Minors-Service as well.

Low-Budget Transfer

We also offer a Low-Budget transfer from/to London Heathrow. Fly into Heathrow airport between 10:00 and 17:00. On the day of arrival our Meet&Greet Service will be waiting for you at the terminal and accompany you to your transfer service. Our coach shuttle will depart from Heathrow or a nearby pick up station at approximately 18:00. On the day of departure you will be dropped-off at Heathrow about 12:00 - so please book your flight after 14:00. A staff member will help you to your terminal and check you in. If you book an Unaccompanied-Minors-Service with your airline, please be sure to request our Unaccompanied-Minors-Service.

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