Experience the exciting city of London while learning about the art, culture, and built environment of Victorian London in the context for 19th century British literature!
During this 5 week summer program literature discussions, museum and gallery visits, walking tours of parks, streets and squares will help the Victorian world of Charles Dickens come alive. Students will revel in one of the worlds great cities, enjoying its rich cultural and architectural past and experiencing first-hand the vibrant and diverse London of today.
Immersed in the London environment, students will focus on the works of Dickens, making his iconic charaters come alive in the city where they were created. Students will study the architecture, arts and history of the period while having access to some of the best museums in the world.
Students will be housed in central London, attend performances at London's best theaters and have day trips to Greenwich and the ancient university city of Cambrige.
May 23 - June 27, 2015 (tentative)
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until January 30, 2015. Spaces fill up fast so early application is recommended.
Eligibility and selection process
This program is open to all OHIO undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing.
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.
This program accepts applications from non-Ohio University students.
Courses and credits
Students choose 1 course from each group for a total of 2 course (6 credits):
Group 1: ENG 2010, ENG 3140, ENG 4640
Group 2: ENG 307 J, ENG 308 J, & ENG 385
2014 Program Fee: $3,625
2015 Program Fee: TBD
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 may need a visa or other special documents to enter the country 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.
Information for NON-US citizens can be found here.
For more information on this program contact:
Yamada International House, 56 E. Union Street, Athens OH 45701 (740) 593-1840