Liberal Arts in London

Language Requirement: None
Academic Standing by Program Start: Sophomore or above
Location: Europe, United Kingdom, England
GPA: 2.5
Program Overview

Building on a quarter-century of academic excellence, the London Centre offers multi-disciplinary courses in the liberal arts and humanities. Each course places an important emphasis on experiential learning, transforming the entire city of London into your classroom by incorporating several local outings and excursions. 

 

Dates and Deadlines
Term Year Deadline Arrival Date Departure Date
Fall Semester 2024 5/1/2024 9/1/2024 12/07/2024
Academic Year 2024-25 5/1/2024 9/1/2024 5/3/2025
Spring Semester 2025 11/15/2024 1/26/2025 5/3/2025

Discount for Pell Recipients

To expand access to study abroad, GEO is offering a $400 discount for this program (Summer 2024 and beyond) to UO students who currently have the Pell Grant as part of their federal financial aid (FAFSA).

Academic Details

Students typically enroll in three to five courses. All courses offered in London are recognized and approved for academic credit by various GEO partner institutions. 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.

There will be two day excursions to other cities around the UK (students have previously been to Manchester, Oxford and Bristol) as well as one overnight trip to Edinburgh

Courses are taught by British faculty who have experience teaching US students as well as considerable practical experience in the related field they are teaching—including professional actors, artists and the founder of the European Policy Information Centre. Courses make use of a variety of materials and texts, all of which are included in the program fee. 

Please click here to see a sample weekly schedule for the program - please note most students take 3-4 of the listed courses and all courses/times are subject to change.

Course Equivalencies

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

Non-UO students: 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.

Housing Description

Students will be living in shared housing in Central London. Students will be housed in twin rooms in either apartments or studios with shared living spaces. The housing will be conveniently located in either Zone 2 or Zone 3 in London. Students will be within walking distance of the Tube network, local supermarkets, restaurants and cafes.

The housing will be fully furnished and the cooking spaces will be fully equipped with utensils, plates, glasses and cookware. All apartments have Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, linens and 24/7 emergency support.

Your program application will have a housing questionnaire to gather information and assist with roommate assignments. Please note that students may share an apartment with students of a different gender.