Art History in London

Language Requirement: None
Academic Standing by Program Start: Sophomore
Location: United Kingdom
GPA: 2.5
Program Overview

Art History in London will immerse students in the vibrant cultural center of London – a truly global cultural center. Site visits and hands-on projects take full advantage of London as a creative laboratory. Students will explore some of the histories greatest treasures from Viking hordes full of precious metal objects to Shakespeare's Globe Theatre. Guest lectures and tours allow students to learn from London-based art and design historians, and museum and gallery professionals. 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.


** GEO programs are under continuous review during this period of global uncertainty and limited travel.  All program details outlined on this page, including program cost, are subject to change if global or location-specific conditions require modifications to program structure.

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: History of Western Art II, 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
Term Year Priority Deadline Deadline Arrival Date Departure Date
Summer 2021 02/15/2021 06/04/2021 08/28/21 09/18/21

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