Program Overview

Art History in London will immerse students in the vibrant contemporary art and design scenes of London – a truly global cultural center. Site visits and hands-on projects take full advantage of London as a creative laboratory. Students explore contemporary art and design in world-class art museums, popular and underground galleries, innovative design centers, and cutting edge art and design studios. Guest lectures and tours allow students to learn from London-based art and design historians, contemporary artists and designers, and museum and gallery professionals. In the cosmopolitan metropolis of London, students have the unique opportunity to participate in local events, including contemporary art exhibitions and design festivals. Course readings, discussions, daily field trips, and interactive projects allow students to explore London’s most exciting art and design developments through art historical contextualization, current critical debates, and curatorial considerations.

Scholarship Opportunity. Several program scholarships will be awarded to students accepted into the Art History in London program. Most scholarships will be in the range of $500-$3,000. Scholarship awards will be based on financial need as well as overall quality of applicants’ study abroad applications. The scholarship application is within the program application; speak with your GEO advisor for more information.

Academic Details

Students will receive 6-credits in total upon successful completion of the program. Students may opt to receive 4-credits for either ARH314: History of World Architecture I or ARH205: Contemporary Art, 1945-Present, and will receive 2 additional ARH credits for the specialized course, ARH399: Art and Architecture of London

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.

Faculty and Staff

Maile Hutterer is an Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of the History of Art and Architecture at the University of Oregon. Professor Hutterer’s research focuses on the architecture and decoration of buildings in medieval France. She enjoys bringing her findings into her teaching, which ranges from architectural history to medieval art. She counts Study Abroad among her professional passions and has previously lead programs in Paris for Yale University and Rutgers University. When she isn’t thinking or writing about medieval art she enjoys olympic lifting and baking cakes.

Housing Description

Experience life in Central London, living in shared apartments with 1-2 other students on the program. You’ll be within walking distance of the London Tube, local grocers, restaurants, and cafés. Each apartment is fully furnished with beds, a desk, and chairs. You and another student on the program will share a studio apartment with a small kitchenette. The kitchens are equipped with refrigerator, microwave, utensils, plates, and glasses. All apartments have wireless internet access, bed linens, and 24/7 emergency support.

Dates and Deadlines

TermYearPriority DeadlineDeadlineArrival DateDeparture Date
Term
Summer
Year
2020
Priority Deadline
02/15/2020
Deadline
03/15/2020
Arrival Date
08/30/2020
Departure Date
09/19/2020

Travel Advisories

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