Scottish Universities’ International Summer School

Learn more about our courses by downloading our 2015 brochure or view last summer’s SUISS 2014 Programme.   APPLY NOW!

  • Modernism: 6th – 18th July 2015
  • Scottish Literature: 20th July – 1st August 2015
  • Contemporary Literature: 3rd – 15th August 2015
  • Creative Writing: 6th July- 1st August 2015

  • Lecture Theatre
  • Calton Hill
  • Castle Fountain
  • Victoria Street
  • SUISS Circle

Scottish Universities’ International Summer School (SUISS) offers an intense, challenging and diverse programme of study that takes place in July and August each year in Edinburgh, the world’s first UNESCO City of Literature.

SUISS is affiliated with seven prestigious universities: The University of Aberdeen, The University of Dundee, The University of Edinburgh, The University of Glasgow, The Open University in Scotland, The University of St Andrews and The University of Strathclyde.

Throughout its 66 years, SUISS has achieved a high academic standing and has welcomed many distinguished literary scholars, critics and writers. Lecturers on the Text & Context course have included Robert Crawford, Randall Stevenson and Patricia Waugh to name a few. We have also welcomed many writers to contribute to our Creative Writing course, names such as Neil Gaiman, AL Kennedy and Ian Rankin.

SUISS is located at the University of Edinburgh, offering our students the opportunity to enjoy the beautiful environment of the capital city, and to explore the cultural and historical sites across Scotland.