17th July – 6th August 2016
Warwick Economics Summer School is a unique combination of learning and debating economic issues alongside a fun and engaging social programme.
Over the course of three weeks, you will get to learn and debate economic issues with renowned academics and guest speakers, and take part in a range of evening and social activities.
Why apply to WESS?
There are many excellent reasons to apply for the Warwick Economics Summer School including the fact we are rated in the top three of all the major specialist subject league tables for Economics in the UK.
Summer School students can apply to study one course from a variety that are on offer. Choose between our challenging specialist courses, intermediate core courses and our course for non-economists- the Principles of Economics.
The WESS experience
Find out about our previous Summer Schools by hearing from the students, viewing our guest lectures, and browsing our photo gallerys to get a taste of what you can expect at the Warwick Economics Summer School.
2016 confirmed guest speakers
We will be announcing the WESS 2016 guest speakers over the coming months; find out more about our confirmed speakers so far.
Professor George Akerlof - American Economist and Nobel Prize winner
The Right Honourable Hazel Blears - A Member of Parliament for 18 years.
Sir George Cox - University of Warwick's Pro-Chancellor and chair of the University Council
Dr Tali Sharot - Leading expert on human decision-making, optimism and emotion.
Marie-Claire Villeval - Director of GATE/Lyon St Etienne.
Professor Andrew Oswald - Pioneered the empirical study of human happiness.