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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:

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What You Need to Know

Create your own program by choosing from an array of courses, including English and Textual Studies, Sociology, and Psychology. Visit London's museums, and attend the theater and concerts and enjoy the life of a Londoner for the summer. As part of your program experience, you’ll go on a weekend-long trip to another part of the UK, led by the Syracuse London staff.

Eligibility and Requirements

Undergraduate and graduate students in good academic standing at any accredited college or university are eligible to apply to this program.  Please note however that not all courses are offered at the graduate level.

Travel and Living

Students will arrange and pay for their own round-trip transportation to London.

Advantage Travel will arrange a group flight for students on this program. We encourage students to travel on the group flight, which includes ground transportation upon arrival. Group flight information can found found here: Updated London Flight Info 2018

IMPORTANT NOTE: Do not purchase your airline ticket before receiving written notification from us that you can book your flight. You will have to present this notification if we cancel the program at a later date, and you want to be reimbursed for the cost of the ticket.

Students are housed in shared rooms in furnished flats arranged by Syracuse University for the duration of the program. Internet is available.  Pre-arranged housing is required for participation in this program.

*Travel and living arrangements are subject to change.  Syracuse Abroad will provide detailed information prior to the program start date.

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Students may register for a minimum of 3 or a maximum of 6 credits – either 1 class or 2.

*It is the student's responsibility to confirm with their home school/college that the course(s) taken as part of this program will satisfy their degree requirements.
*Please note that Syracuse University reserves the right to cancel any class due to low enrollment. Students should consider back up classes for their summer abroad.?

Students can ADD a course during their first days in London, but are not allowed to DROP a class in London. Any decision to DROP a course must be made prior to departure from the US.

DRA/ETS 400 Inside the London Theater
(3 credits) undergraduate
Experience the range and breadth of London theater, from well-known titles to lesser known discoveries, from the tried and true to the comparatively untested, from musical theater to Shakespeare. You’ll learn how to see theater and to read and write about it.

ETS 310/ENG 600/HST 400/600 Jack the Ripper and his Legacy
(3 credits) undergraduate or graduate
In this interdisciplinary course, you will walk in the footsteps of Jack the Ripper, the notorious serial killer who terrorized the residents of London’s Whitechapel district in 1888. Through readings, numerous site visits, and tours, you will explore the geography of the murders themselves and the social, cultural, and economic contexts in which they occurred.


WRT 301/500 Civic Writing 
(3 credits) undergraduate
Join an international team of scholars and community writers to explore the power and impact of writing as a tool for social justice. You will work to establish an activist writing archive, work with London-based writing groups and produce your own publication for circulation in the United States and United Kingdom.

PSY 300 Health Psychology: Mind, Body, Culture
(3 credits) undergraduate
Learn how culture influences human behavior and the conceptualization of psychopathology, and explore how your own culture may influence your views of health.

CRS 430 Intercultural Communication
(3 credits) undergraduate
Study approaches and issues pertinent to effective communication across cultures and in multicultural societies, including verbal and nonverbal patterns and culture shock.

FIL 300/QSX/WGS 400 British Masculinity on Screen: James Bond & Sherlock Holmes
(3 credits) undergraduate
Investigate what on-screen adaptations of Sherlock Holmes and James Bond have to say about the construction of British masculinity.

SOC 412 Multicultural London
(3 credits) undergraduate
London is home to communities of people from over 90 countries and its residents speak over 300 languages. You will concentrate on how issues of identity, ethnicity and religion in London are explored, contested, negotiated and shaped in relation to other markers of identity such as class, language, nationality and gender.

COM 346 Race, Gender & the Media
(3 credits) undergraduate
Race, Gender & the Media explores sections of British society and their representation via the British print and broadcast media. Explore how the United Kingdom’s domestic print and broadcast organizations were established and function today and the influence social and political history has had (and continues to have) on their operation and output. 


Online Registration

You will register online for your London Center courses in early March. Instructions will be emailed to you about one week before online registration starts. Be sure to regularly check your email.


Review and Give To Your Parent/Guardian:
Students who register for any of the courses listing a course fee, will be charged a fee to cover special activities, such as study tours or site visits, which are an integral part of the course. Study tour fees reflect the cost of transportation, accommodations, and some group meals. This is not a bill. Fees are billed from Syracuse following online registration, appearing on a Bursar statement mailed to the student's billing address. These fees are not included in either the tuition or program fee charges, which are billed prior to departure. Any new course-related fees or fee increases approved after this date will be announced prior to registration. All students who register for a course with a course-related fee are required to pay the fee. 
Financial Deadline to Withdraw from the Program:
Please refer to the SU Tuition, Fees, and Related Policies Bulletin for information on refund of course-related fees for students who withdraw from the program voluntarily, involuntarily, or due to suspension or expulsion.

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The faculty selected to teach in the SU London program are carefully chosen for their scholarship and professional accomplishments as well as for their reputations for excellence in teaching.  More information regarding our London faculty can be found here


 Arrive in London:   May 17th, 2018
 Housing begins:   May 17, 2018
 Orientation (required):   May 17, 2018
 Program ends:  June 16, 2018
 Housing ends:   June 16, 2018 (a.m.) 
 Depart London:    June 16, 2018
 Application deadline:   February 10*
* Applications received after February 10 will be considered if there is still space in the program.


 Tuition:  $3,603 (2017 rate) 
 Program Fee:   $2,300 (estimated)
 Total: $5,903(estimated)
 Tuition:  $7,206 (2017 rate)
 Program Fee:  $2,300 (estimated)
 Total:  $9,506 (estimated)
 Tuition:  $4,500 (2017 rate)
 Program Fee:  $2,300 (estimated)
 Total:  $6,800 (estimated)
 Tuition:  $  9,000 (2017 rate)
 Program Fee:  $  2,300 (estimated)
 Total:  $11,300 (estimated)
Please note: All costs are estimated and subject to change.

Many courses include course fees which are billed to students following the end of the formal summer registration period.

Additional Financial Information: 
We estimate that students should budget accordingly for the following expenses:

Air travel: $1,200
Books & Supplies: $100
Personal: $800
Meals: $1,000

These figures are for expenses not covered in the tuition or program fee and are paid out-of-pocket.


For questions on the application, please contact:
Kelsey Hanbach, Admissions Counselor for Summer Programs (

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Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.