Delve into the challenges of today’s leaders
Leaders from around the world have gone through Oxford’s renowned undergraduate degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics—the inspiration for this dynamic program. Grapple with questions such as: What drives human behavior? What does it mean to think about something like an economist vs. a politician or lawyer? How do you measure the common good?
Leading and innovating at the intersection of business, law + politics
Business, Law + Politics
Dr. Çağlar Ezikoğlu
Dr. Ezikoglu is an expert in Middle East politics, human rights, and the European Union. Widely published, he’s presented at numerous conferences around the world and is a rising star in the study of international politics. After earning his master’s in European politics from the University of Sussex, he earned his doctorate in international politics at Aberystwyth University. He currently teaches at the University of Birmingham and has taught at the university level in Turkey. He is the recipient of the competitive UK Global Talent Visa.
Having taught courses in political science, international relations, economics, and sociology, Dr. Ezikoglu is uniquely suited to lead the Business, Law + Politics exploration.
What you'll do
Let the national strategy + negotiations begin
After training in strategy and negotiation, you will join a nation-state team participating in an international summit to determine your nation’s most important interests and apply your theory for how to defend or advance them.
Debate—But make it Oxford Union style
Dive into parliamentary debate with a member of the Oxford Union and learn why debate plays such an important role in British politics.
Walk the halls of Parliament
Tap the knowledge of experts and dig deep into modern British politics and government. You’ll visit Parliament and soak up the history, power, and intrigue as you walk the halls of Westminster.
Learn how leaders win hearts with the art of storytelling
Work with Dr. Delia Boylan, who has trained leaders at University of Oxford, the London School of Economics, and the BBC.
The most successful leaders understand human behavior
Unlock insights into developing policies, services, and products by using the powerful tools of behavioral science.
Based on the University of Oxford’s renowned undergraduate degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE), this program introduces complex issues like climate change, increasing global and regional tensions, and regulating AI within the context of business, politics, and law.
Sharpen your critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills through table-top role plays, case studies, site visits, strategy games, and negotiation.
Preview college life at two world-class universities
At EXPLO, we combine academic inquiry with trips, guest speakers, and city adventures that build meaningful insights, relationships, and memories. In Explorations at Oxford and London, you’ll call two influential cities home.
The University of Oxford’s beautiful Worcester College is set in the heart of Oxford, home to some of the most influential thinkers in the U.K. From medieval cottages to advanced research facilities, the campus reflects its storied history. While you’re here, go punting on the River Cherwell or step into scenes from the Harry Potter movies.
Your home base for week two is the University College London, awarded University of the Year 2024 for the U.K. Whether you’re taking in Westminster Hall, enjoying the splendor of Buckingham Palace, or shopping in the famously eclectic Camden Market, you'll have the resources of this international city at your fingertips.