Information for term January in London
Application deadline, and cost information.
Extended DeadlineNovember 15, 2019
Program Deadlines and Pricing Info
- Deadline: November 15, 2019
- Dates: Dec 30, 2019 – Jan 20, 2020
- Credit: 3 semester hours / 4.5 quarter hours
- Eligibility: 2.5 Overall GPA
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Study abroad this January in London, a global hub for arts, music, fashion, and literature. Gain an in-depth understanding of the city’s active community-policing policy or explore Contemporary British Theatre. Classes 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.
Take a weekend excursion
to Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland.
Gain access to experts
in either the theater or security 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
- Research the challenges facing the modern police force and debate whether London is safer than other world cities.
- Take daytrips out of London to Hampton Court Palace or Oxford.
- Visit Tate Modern, Borough Market, and The British Museum.
- Enjoy a rock concert at the Wembley Arena or the symphony at Royal Albert Hall.
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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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What you need to knowThe program details
During the January in London program, students spend three weeks taking coursework focused either on: Terrorism, Security, and Policing in the Metropolitan City, 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.
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Students need to have a GPA of at least 2.5.
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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January 2020 CIEE CoursesClick to Open
Visual and Performing Arts
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Scholarships & Grants
CIEE offers more than $8 million in scholarships and grants annually to help students like you make your study abroad dream a reality.
Students who apply to this program are eligible for the following scholarships and grants:
- Global Access Initiative (GAIN) Grants
To be considered, submit the CIEE Scholarships & Grants application within your CIEE program application. Learn more at the Scholarships & Grants section of our website.See more scholarship info
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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
No Hidden Fees
Fees & Housing
|January 2020||Nov 15, 2019||Dec 30, 2019||Jan 20, 2020||
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CIEE offers the most student support of any provider in its program fee, including an airport greeting, full-time leadership and support, orientation, cultural activities, local excursions, pre-departure advising, and CIEE iNext travel insurance with benefits.
Participation Confirmation = $300 *
Educational Costs = $2,053 **
Housing = $950
Insurance = $47Total Fees = $3,350
Students are responsible and manage costs related to travel, meals, books, and personal expenses. Below are estimates for consideration.
Meals not included in program fee = $450
International Airfare = $1,100 †
Local Transportation = $150
Books & Supplies = $100
Visa Fees = $130 ††
Personal expenses = $625Total Estimated Costs = $2,555
CIEE offers the most grants and scholarships of any study abroad organization, including $8 million/year in travel grants, merit-based scholarships, institutional and MSI grants, and Gilman Go Global Grants.
This breakdown has been prepared from the program budget for the purpose of calculating eligibility for financial aid. During the course of program operations, actual figures may vary. It should not, therefore, be used as a basis for calculation of refunds. CIEE reserves the right to adjust fees at any time.
Students required to study on CIEE programs through a School of Record will be charged a $500 administrative fee in addition to the Program Fees listed.
** direct cost of education charged uniformly to all students
† round-trip based on U.S. East Coast departure
†† Visa National only
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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