A global financial and cultural center, London is an exciting city in which to live and study. On the UK Today co-sponsored summer program, students take center-based courses related to contemporary Britain alongside other students from U.S. universities. Participants have the opportunity to participate on excursions to other parts of the UK.
UK Today Summer
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Summer 2019: 6/10 - 7/27
- Program Organization
- This is an IU Co-Sponsored Summer Program with IES Abroad
- Center in Bloomsbury district near the British Museum
- Instruction by British professors
- Theater visits, city tours, field trips
- Typical enrollment: 50-60 students from U.S. colleges and universities
- Academic Program
- 6 IU credits for any two courses:
- Britain in the 1940s: Film and Literature (MSCH-OS 100 or COLL-OS 103#)
- British Youth Culture From 1950 to the Present (MSCH-V 334; or SOC-S 346- CASE SH; or MSCH-OS 300*)
- Censored! What the British Could Not See (MSCH-F 445)
- International Marketing Management: Europe (BUS-OS 100* or SPEA-V 450^)
- Living and Dying in 17th & 18th Century London (HIST-B 200- CASE SH)
- Media & UK Politics (POLS-Y 407-CASE SH; or MSCH-OS 300*; or MSCH-F 445)
- Modern British Novel (ENG-L 346- CASE AH)
- The Architecture of London: 1600-Present Day (ARTH-A 396)
- Theater in London: An Introduction (THTR-OS 100* or COLL-OS 103#)
*-OS 100 (-OS 300) is the default designation to identify overseas study recorded as 100-level (300-level) undistributed credit that can count in total hours toward graduation and may be able to satisfy major, minor or distributional requirements with the approval of participant's school or the department.
#Gen Ed A&H credit
^ SPEA topics courses must obtain advisor approval whether course will apply to specific SPEA major. Students can earn up to two SPEA courses on an OVST study abroad program.
Business students will only be awarded elective Business credit for this course. No exceptions are possible.
*Note: IU selectively co-sponsors IES Abroad program offerings, including the one described on this page, but not all IES Abroad tracks/offerings. Please contact Overseas Study for clarification.
- 6 IU credits for any two courses:
- Additional Information
- Shared rooms in student residence hall in central London
- Program Eligibility
You may apply if you:
- are an undergraduate student at any Indiana University campus who is making normal academic progress
- are in at least your third full-time semester of college
- are academically prepared for courses available on this program (primarily 300-level social sciences and humanities courses)
- have approximately a 2.75 cumulative GPA
Complete eligibility criteria and selection criteria are outlined within the Academic Policies and Procedures of the Office of Overseas Study. Selection is based on maturity, seriousness of purpose, and appropriateness of match between program and applicant. Students on disciplinary probation during program period are ineligible.
- Costs and Financial Aid
- IU portion of fee: $228.00
- IES Abroad portion of fee* paid to IU bursar: $7,340 (academic fees, housing, health insurance)
- Meals: $1,260
- International airfare: $650 - $1,350
- See IU Fee Sheet for additional cost and payment details.
*Based on published IES materials. Indiana University cannot guarantee the prices charged by IES and is not responsible for any price increase or change.
Personal expenses and vacation travel additional. Initial prepayment of $500 due February 19, 2019.
Financial Aid and Scholarships:
- IU scholarships, grants and loans applicable to program costs with some exceptions. Please carefully check these exceptions before you commit to a program.
- IES Abroad Merit-based, Diversity Scholarships, Legacy Scholarships and Disability Grants available.
Please see our financial aid page for general information and links to additional scholarship opportunities.
- Program Contacts
Study Abroad Advisor
Provides detailed guidance and answers questions about specific programs or coursework available.
Student Services Coordinator
Helps students navigate the application process and coordinates with cosponsoring organizations.