To apply for the OISAP summer or winter school, you must

       • Be at least 16 years old

       • have completed at least one year of college or be a first-year student

GPA requirement

You will normally be able to demonstrate an average grade, or equivalent academic experience, at the time of applying for the OISAP Summer School, of:
         2.5/4.0 GPA (US scale), or 2:2 (UK scale), or equivalent

Please note that for some of our courses, there are additional pre-requisites. Please visit here  to see individual course pages for details.

English language requirement

Proof of English proficiency is not required for applicants whose first language is English, those whose first language is not English but have been involved in a full-time degree-level academic programme at a university where English is the language of instruction; or those who have extensive experience working in a professional English-speaking environment. Otherwise, you will need to demonstrate proficiency by providing a recognised qualification.


The majority of modules normally require a level of minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent. Please find more details below:
         IELTS: minimum 5.5 for an overall average score
         TOEFL: minimum 80 for the overall score
         Or equivalent

Please NOTE that your home universities or departments may also have specific requirements and restrictions regarding your application.