Offering outstanding residential experiences for exceptional high school students from around the world

We provide you with the opportunity to explore academic and artistic pursuits with accomplished Brandeis University faculty who share your commitment to improving the world. We offer you an environment rich with challenge and inspiration, where self-expression is encouraged and welcomed.

You will also benefit from the opportunity to meet young people from different backgrounds, cultures and practices, and to learn about — and from — one another.

Our programs are created and led by faculty, professionals and caring staff who actively collaborate with you to shape what and how you learn.

Learn more by attending one of our program-specific webinars

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App Design

Learn to design, code and launch a mobile app in just two weeks. For students entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade.

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BIMA: Jewish Arts

The world's premier Jewish arts intensive for high school students. For students entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade.

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Genesis: Jewish Leadership

College level coursework and community building through a uniquely Jewish lens. For students entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade.

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Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine

The Global Youth Summit is an intensive weeklong program for students interested in a future career in medicine. Delegates to the summit have the opportunity to explore elite medical institutions in the Boston area, undertake groundbreaking research on an original project and network with leaders in medicine and biotechnology. For students entering 11th or 12th grade.

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Service Corps

A hands-on volunteer experience to give you a deeper understanding of the social challenges facing Greater Boston and the world. For students entering 10th, 11th or 12th grade.

Queer Academics and Activism

Queer Academics and Activism: A Seminar on LGBTQIA+ Histories and Futures

In this spirit, Precollege Programs at Brandeis University is launching a first-in-the-nation academic summer program: Queer Academics and Activism: A Seminar on LGBTQIA+ Histories and Futures. The seminar adopts the template of precollege offerings that empower participants to apply lessons learned in the classroom to issues they care deeply about.