Information for term January in London
Application deadline, and cost information.
Application DeadlineNovember 1, 2020
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: November 1, 2020
- Dates: Dec 28, 2020 – Jan 18, 2021
- Credit: 3 semester hours / 4.5 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
OverviewClick to Open
Study abroad this January in London, a global hub for arts, music, fashion, and literature. Earn three credits in three weeks exploring either Contemporary British Theatre or Comparative Health Issues. Both courses are taught at CIEE Global Institute – London and complemented with co-curricular activities designed to increase intercultural understanding.
Watch a performance
in the National Theatre, where many famous West End shows are first performed.
LIVE IN ONE OF LONDON’S PRIME AREAS
with easy access to museums, historical treasures, shopping, restaurants, and more.
Gain access to experts
in either the healthcare or theatre industry.
languages spoken in London250
artifacts in the British Museum in Bloomsbury7M
species of butterflies47
Location & CultureClick to Open
Home of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympics Games, London is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city. London is at the cutting edge of the arts scene and provides access to music, fashion, museums (which are all free!), comedy, and theater. There are abundant opportunities for enjoying London – with eight Royal Parks right in the heart of the city and more green space than any comparable city in the world.
EXCURSIONS & ACTIVITIES
- Explore a historic location outside London on a day trip. Previous trips have included, Oxford, Cambridge, Bath, and Canterbury.
- See the famous Tower of London, including the crown jewels.
- Explore central sites in the City of Westminster, home of Buckingham Palace, Whitehall, St James’ Park, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Palace of Westminster.
- Browse the urban markets on Sundays in Shoreditch and Brick Lane; eat fabulous food in Borough Market; shop for souvenirs in Camden.
- Experience Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre on the banks of the River Thames.
Daily LifeClick to Open
You will be living in a hostel in Bloomsbury, which is a 10 minute walk from the CIEE London Global Institute and 5 minute walk to Kings Cross St Pancras station. The hostel is conveniently located near amenities such as grocery stores, book shops, restaurants, cafes and fast food outlets. There is also a pharmacy and post office close by.
It is a modern, hip hostel for student groups. You will be allocated with other CIEE students from your program in single sex, en-suite rooms. There will be between 2-6 students per room and linen and towels are provided. There is a 24/7 reception desk, laundry facilities, and Wi-Fi internet.
In your housing, there are no kitchen facilities for cooking meals but breakfast is provided each morning of the program. A café and restaurant is available in your accommodation building.
Where You'll Study
CIEE GLOBAL INSTITUTE – LONDON
Located within walking distance of the student accommodations in central London, near the King’s Cross St. Pancras Underground stations.
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Program DetailsClick to Open
What you need to knowThe program details
During the January in London program, students spend three weeks taking coursework focused either on: Comparative Health Systems or Contemporary British Theatre. Both courses are complemented with co-curricular activities to immerse students in the culture and facilitate intercultural learning.
CIEE Global Institute – London is located in the heart of Bloomsbury. It sits in one of the most vibrant and student-populated neighborhoods of central London. It features Georgian-style architecture, 10 classrooms, a café, garden terrace, and tech zone.
AcademicsClick to Open
Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5.
CoursesClick to Open
Total credit: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits
CIEE courses: 3 U.S. semester/4.5 quarter credits; 45 contact hours
Language of Instruction
1 CIEE elective course
Note: This course listing is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a contract between CIEE and any applicant, student, institution, or other party. The courses, as described, may be subject to change as a result of ongoing curricular revisions, assignment of lecturers and teaching staff, and program development. Courses may be canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
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Dates & Fees
You get more for every dollar when you study abroad with CIEE, because our high-quality programs include everything from excursions to insurance. There are no hidden charges, and no disappointing surprises when you arrive.
- Meals are not included
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
- Orientation - an introduction to British culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city.
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
- Excursions and/or Study Tours
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
Fees & Housing
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To help you budget, keep in mind that students are responsible for the cost of international airfare, local transportation, books and supplies, visas, and personal expenses. In addition, ask your college or university study abroad advisor if your school charges additional fees for study abroad.
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