World Scholars Academy offers elite online summer courses for ages 12-18 designed and taught by world-leading professional scholars. Discover your future career path and accelerate your success with personalized academic guidance and high-level instruction from the world's most accomplished educators...(more)
- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Program Delivery: Online
- Provided By: Independent Provider
- Session Start: August
- Session Length: Two Weeks
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, PG, College
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Leadership
- Sub-Categories: College Application, Debate, Journalism, Law, Politics and Diplomacy, Communications, Gifted, Leadership, History, Psychology, International Relief, Humanities, Study Skills
- Selective: Yes
- Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19
- Minimum Cost: $1,500 - $2,999
- Career Clusters: Government and Public Administration
- Credit Awarded: No
- Call: (877) 680-9775
World Scholars Academy offers elite summer international relations courses for ages 15-18 designed and taught by world-leading professional scholars. Discover your future career path and accelerate your success with personalized college guidance and high-level instruction in international relations led by the world's most accomplished educators.
World Scholars Academy courses are taught by world-elite instructors from top universities, hand-selected for their intellectual leadership and ability to transmit high-level insights to their students. On our programs you'll work both one-on-one with your instructor and in a select group of other academically-ambitious peers from around the world. Our summer courses introduce students to what it is like to undertake advanced study in leading disciplines, while providing the correct foundations and learning mindsets to attain the highest levels of academic and professional success.
International Relations Academy is available for ages 15-18. Courses are delivered virtually in (i) ten live and interactive classes, and (ii) two one-on-one personalized academic tutorials.
International Relations Academy
Class 1: Theories of Leadership
Class 2: Political Change and Revolutions
Class 3: Government Theory & Practice
Class 4: Democracy
Class 5: The Economy
Class 6: International Relations
Class 7: International Organizations & the Law
Class 8: War and Crisis
Class 9: Debating and Public Speaking Skills
Class X: Model United Nations Challenge
• Daily assignments
• Collaborative group work
• Individual academic feedback and guidance
• Take-home continuing study exercises and resources
• Letter of recommendation for university applications and work experience from your professor (upon satisfactory participation)
• Lifetime access to video recordings of each class for future review
• Complimentary admission to our Career Exploration Academy course
• Course completion certificate
Classes will last approximately two hours and will be delivered on weekdays. Please visit our website for additional course details.
Meet Your Instructor
Dr. Ivo Gruev holds a doctorate in law from the University of Oxford, and holds two postgraduate law degrees (MSt, MJur) from the same institution. He is currently a research fellow for the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights at the University of Oxford.
He has taught law at the University of Oxford and Stanford University, and has provided legal counsel for the United Nations, the International Criminal Court at the Hague, the European Directorate of the German Parliament, and the Directorate of the Bulgarian Ministry of Justice.
He is currently convenor of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Network and a researcher on the JUDICON-EU project. He was previously chairman of Oxford Pro Bono Publico and president of the Grand Union Scholars Association.
"Through this program, I was able to study something I had always been passionate about but the depth of which Ivo taught and the discussions we had during our tutorials developed that passion to another level."
–Emily B. (16) Walnut Creek, USA
"These past two weeks have given me an unforgettable experience that have helped me settle my thoughts for university."
–Andrea R. (18) Baltimore, USA
"Ivo was the best tutor and it was a lot that I learnt from him. He answered every question and encouraged us till the end."
–Farida N. (15) Cairo, Egypt
"I loved the course, it was super inspiring."
–Marieke J. (16) Amsterdam, Netherlands
"Best tutor ever! Always answers questions with a high degree of understanding!"
–Stefan K. (17) Linz, Austria
"Ivo is a really good teacher that kept me informed and interested all throughout the course."
–Hannah C. (14) Bristol, UK
"The course helped me figure out what I would like to do in the future. I genuinely have a lot of love for politics, democracy, and everything that I had learned over this course."
–Raphael S. (13) Miami, USA
Cost and Session Information
World Scholars Academy selects exceptional and motivated students from around the world. Places on our summer programs are capped and we recommend early application for the best chance of success.
Leadership & International Relations Academy Online:
Session 1: August 8th - August 19th 2022