Booking Spring Courses, Summer School and Study Tours 2018 - The Courtauld Institute of Art

Booking Spring Courses, Summer School and Study Tours 2018

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Spring Courses, Summer School and Study Tours


Art history short courses, lectures and tours

Booking Spring Courses, Summer School and Study Tours 2018

Fees and Booking

Booking is now open.  Please see below for details on how to book. 


Spring Courses, Summer School and Study Tours

Spring Courses

The fee for three-day spring courses is £350, and £465 for four-day courses.  Fees include expert tuition, refreshments in the mornings, and, if the groups are in the Institute, also in the afternoons, and where relevant, all admission charges to temporary exhibitions and permanent collections, and print-room and handling-session charges. 

Summer School

The fee for all courses in the Summer School is £555. 
The Summer School Course fee includes expert tuition, all admission charges to temporary exhibitions and permanent collections, the cost of group travel for half- or full-day excursions outside Greater London, and print-room and handling-session charges where appropriate.  Also included is tea and coffee twice each day, refreshments on Monday and a Gallery party on Friday, a Courtauld Gallery tour and free access to the Gallery all week, a library tour and free use of the library while on a course in April 2018 and during the holidays following the spring term, and it is hoped also in the two weeks of July. Not included is travel to and from The Courtauld and to destinations within Greater London.

Study Tours

Tour fees for 2018 are:  £275 for two-day tours, £410 for three-day tours, £545 for four-day tours and £800 for the five-day tour to New York and Philadelphia.  The fee includes expert tuition, entry to all museum and sites, and transport between destinations in the case of tours that visit more than one town or city.  It does not include travel to and from the city/main destination of the tour, or accommodation: students are free to make their own arrangements. Study Tours are limited to a maximum of 12 students.

Gift vouchers for all Courtauld Short Courses/Tours are available on request should you wish to make a gift to someone; they make an unusual and memorable present.

Any income generated by the Short Courses is used to support the work of The Courtauld Institute of Art in order to advance the study of art history and conservation.

How to Book and Payment of Fees

Full payment is due at the time of booking; we strongly advise booking early as the courses and tours are very popular. 

To book:

Stage 1 – Reservation (from 2pm on Weds 6 Dec):  

Please email first to check availability, reserve your place and obtain a unique reference number, payment methods information sheet and a payment time frame, along with a copy of the relevant booking form.

•  Your email to should state the title of the course or tour in the subject line and give your name and contact telephone number, along with your booking request. 

• Please use separate forms for Spring Courses; Summer Schools (April and July), and Study Tours.

We will then send you an email in reply letting you know whether a place is available on your chosen course.  Please do not make payments before you receive the reservation email from us

Stage 2 – Payment:

Once you have your unique Booking Reference number you can proceed to pay.  Please do not make payment until you have this.

Your place will be reserved for you until the deadline given on the reservation email.

• See “Payment Methods for Short Courses” for details of how to pay – this will be emailed to you with your reference number.  (For security reasons, do not send financial information via e-mail).

• Please ensure that you fill in both parts of the booking form before sending it off, clearly marking the method of payment you will be using.

Please return your form(s) to:  Short Courses, The Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Strand, London, WC2R 0RN,
or by email to

Cancellation Policy – Spring Courses, Summer School and Study Tours

If you need to cancel your place, we will refund the full fee (minus a £40 cancellation charge) provided that you cancel at least 8 weeks before the course/tour commences.  If you have to cancel after that date but more than 4 weeks before the start of the course/tour, we will refund 50% of the course fee.  For cancellations less than 4 weeks prior to the start of the course/tour, no refund will be payable.

We do whatever we can to ensure that the courses/tours take place as advertised but we reserve the right to make changes or cancellations.  In the unlikely event that we cancel any course or tour we will offer you full repayment of your fee.


Unforeseen circumstances may force you to curtail or cancel your course. We strongly recommend that you take out insurance to cover expenses for travel and accommodation as well as for the course fee should you have to cancel less than 8 weeks before the start of the course.

Unless your country of residence has a reciprocal arrangement with the UK that entitles you to free medical care, we urge you also to take out medical insurance to cover you during your visit to London.






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