Exploring Art in London provides participants with the opportunity to explore London's rich and diverse art world and culture.
Students learn to look at and talk about art while visiting some of the world's finest and most interesting museums, galleries and historic homes.
Evening activities include a ride of the London Eye, two world class West End plays and a proper British cream tea at the famous Fortnum and Mason Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon.
The program stays in a three-star hotel in the very center of London, just two minutes’ walk from Russell Square tube station. From there you are within easy distance of literally hundreds of exciting activities.
For more information see the School of Art program website.
Late December 2013 - early January 2014.
This program is open to all OHIO undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing. No prior knowledge of the fine arts is necessary to participate. This program also accepts non-Ohio University students.
Students who have a judicial record and will be on probation for a judicial offense at any point during the program may petition to study abroad. Click here to read the entire judicial policy.
Courses and credits
For guidance only. These were the courses offered the last time the program ran. Updated course offerings coming soon.
Successful completion of this program will earn 4 OHIO credits. Choose one from the following:
Art 110: Seeing and Knowing the Visual Arts. (Counts as a TIER 2 course).
AH 327 or 527: 19th Century Art
T3 464C: Cultural Traditions & the Arts. (Counts as a TIER 3 course).
Additional Information on the UK
To learn more about this study abroad destination, please visit the CIA World Factbook.
Health and safety
Ohio University Office of Education Abroad suggests you follow the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for healthy travel to your destination. Please familiarize yourself with these recommendations and requirements prior to applying to a program.
Refer to the State Department site for information related to safety and security at this destination.
Requesting accommodation for disabilities
If you plan to participate in an Ohio University-sponsored study abroad program and wish to request accommodation, you should contact the Office of Disability Services (ODS) to schedule an appointment to complete an Education Abroad Disability Accommodation Request Form. We recommend you do this as early as possible to allow sufficient time to determine what accommodations may be made for this program.
Entry and exit requirements
U.S. citizens are required to have a valid U.S. passport when traveling outside of the United States. If you plan to study or travel abroad in the next year, apply for your passport now: http://travel.state.gov/passport/passport_1738.html.
Some countries also require a visa to legally enter and reside in the country. Entry and exit requirements for this country can be found at http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/travel_1744.html.
US citizens won’t need a visa to enter the country for the length of this program. The Office of Education Abroad will provide a letter for you to carry when you travel that will explain your reason for entry into the country. You may need to show sufficient funds to support yourself while in-country. Please also note that visa requirements may vary if you plan to stay in the country longer than the program dates or travel to other countries during or after the program. Please familiarize yourself with these recommendations and requirements prior to applying to a program.
For more specific visa related information please visit OEA's Visa Information Page.
Information for Non-US citizens can be found here.
For more information:
Yamada International House, 56 E. Union Street, Athens OH 45701 (740) 593-1840