Program Overview

This two week program will engage you with industry leaders and world class sites that embody sports and sustainability in London. You’ll have the opportunity to study the intersections of sports and sustainability through site visits, case studies, and excursions throughout London.  Spend one week at the facilities of Arsenal Football Club, one of the leading teams of the Premier League. Go behind the scenes to see industry leading practices in action. Week two will be full of excursions where London will be your classroom. Tour repurposed venues, attend sporting events, and visit organizations who put a priority on sustainability.  

Academic Details

This program consists of two courses, MGMT 410 (4 credits) and SBUS 199 (2 credits), and is open to students from all majors. The program combines traditional academic teaching modules, corporate site visits and spectator sport/sport culture experiences. The program will expose you to how sports and sustainability organizations operate around the world, in addition to highlighting the business strategies and priorities for US-based sports businesses operating in international markets. There will be at least one pre-departure lecture on campus during Spring term and advance reading assignments. In-country assignments include reflections and some group work. Final essays are completed upon return.

Faculty and Staff

Joshua Gordon will lead this program. He is the Undergraduate Program Manager of UO's Warsaw Sports Marketing Center, an instructor of Marketing, and an advisor to the Warsaw Sports Business Club.

Housing Description

Accommodations include shared residence in hostels or other group housing accommodations. Daily breakfasts will be provided. The accommodation will be located in central London, close to the GEO Centre, the London Tube, restaurants, and markets.

Dates and Deadlines

TermYearPriority DeadlineDeadlineArrival DateDeparture Date
Summer201802/15/201803/15/2018TBD JuneTBD July

Priority Discounts

If your program has a Priority Deadline, complete all pre-decision application materials by this date to receive a $100 credit toward your program fee. Please note, students participating in multiple summer programs are only eligible to receive the $100 credit once.

Note: this $100 discount does not apply to priority deadlines for SIT programs.

Course Equivalencies

Actual credit awarded is determined by the relevant department at your university in consultation with the study abroad office. Check with your study abroad advisor for more information.

UO students, please refer to the UO Course Equivalency Process and the UO Office of the Registrar Course Equivalency Database.