This College of Fine Arts sponsored program is a unique opportunity to spend four fascinating and challenging weeks in the heart of London and Edinburgh.
For full details on this program log on to the Art, Art History and Film in London & Edinburgh program website.
May 18 - June 13, 2014
Eligibility and selection process
This program is open to students of all majors with a minimum gpa of 2.5. No previous art history background is required for any of the art history courses or Art 300J. This program also accepts non-OU 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.
Participation is limited to the first 24 accepted students. Enrollment is on a rolling basis, meaning that the first 24 students who apply and are accepted will attend. We recommend you apply as soon as possible as all spaces may have been filled before we reach the official deadline application date.
You will live in shared self-catering apartments (flats) in central London just off Russell Square and almost next door to the British Museum. Each fully furnished flat has wi-fi, a fully equipped kitchen, a TV, dishwasher and large refrigerator. A laundry room with washers and driers are available for free in your building.
Courses and credits
Undergraduates must take a minimum of 12 credit hours (the maximum allowed is 20 credit hours). graduate students must enroll for a minimum of 9 hours (18 credit maximum). For guidance only, course offerings in summer 2014 included:
AH 327: Art of 19th Century
AH 411: Representations of Gender in Art
AH 497: Independent Study Project
AH 511: Representations of Gender in Art
AH 527: Art of 19th Century
AH 792: Independent Study Project
T3 460A: Visual Culture Studies (this fulfills your Tier 3 requirement)
ART 311: Drawing Media
ART 318: Figure Drawing 1i
ART 319: Intermediate Drawing
ART 418A: Advanced Drawing
ART 275A: Basic Painting 1
ART 375A: Intermediate Painting 1
ART 475A: Advanced Painting 1
ART 497: Independent Study Project
ART 792: Independent Study Project
ART 300J: Criticism The Visual Arts (Junior Comp class)
The program includes a half day guided tour of London, and two all day trips to Stonehenge and Avebury, and Bath. In early July you will travel to Edinburgh by train for a long weekend, staying at the stately George Hotel in the heart of the Scottish capital.
Additional Information on the United Kingdom
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: http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/list.aspx. 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: http://www.travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1765.html.
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 or other special documents to enter the UK for the length of this program. 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:
Office: 740 593-1811
Yamada International House, 56 E. Union Street, Athens OH 45701 (740) 593-1840