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London Summer
London, United Kingdom
Program Terms: Summer
Program Sponsor: Hollins University 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 02/15/2015 03/01/2015 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
 Minimum cumulative GPA:
3.0
 Minimum in major:
3.0
 Eligible majors:
All majors
 Class eligibility:
junior, senior, sophomore
 Language of instruction:
English
 Language requirements:
None
 Language assessment required:
No
 Other eligibility requirements:
See brochure below for details.
 Housing:
2 bedroom flat, Homestays
 Other available features:
Guided Excursions, Internships, Local and/or University Library Privileges, Memberships in Local Student Unions
 On-site director:
Yes
 On-site orientation:
Yes
 Arrival assistance:
Yes
 Supplemental application required:
Yes
 Internship:
minimum GPA required: 3.0 Payable Amount: $2000
Program Description:

 

Summer Internship

"I chose Hollins London Summer Program because it afforded me the opportunity to study abroad and intern abroad. I would be gaining valuable knowledge in the classroom and also in an internship field of my choice. No other programs I looked into offered me that opportunity."
James Pickle, Washington & Lee University

City of London

Gain academic credit while interning in one of the world's most diverse and fascinating cities!

June 1 - July 19, 2014

**New for 2014, commemorate the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I
with a 3-day weekend trip to historical sites in Europe, including Ypres, Belgium
and Northern France (included in the program fee). **

 

Included in the comprehensive fee:

  • 8 academic credits through the Hollins Abroad course Contemporary Britain*

(other courses may be offered based on interest) and an internship**

  • Seven-week CAPA internship as part of the complete experiential learning program

  • Housing in a student residence hall (single room with en-suite shower/bathroom) with lunch meal allowance OR

  • with London hosts in their London home, including all meals

  • On-site director and support through both Hollins Abroad and CAPA

  • On-site orientation including a tour of London with a certified Blue Badge Guide

  • Comprehensive medical insurance through Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI

  • Transportation pass

  • Welcome and Farewell dinners

  • London Theatre tickets

  • Cell phone with £10 credit

  • International Student Identity Card (ISIC)


Comprehensive fee:

Summer 2014 fees

$7,475 when housed with a host family

$9,475 when housed in a student residence hall (single, en-suite room)*

*Rooms in the student residence hall will be first-come, first-served after acceptance to the program and must be secured with the $2,000 program deposit.

 

Not includedTransatlantic airfare, some meals depending on housing choice, personal expenses
 

* Contemporary Britain Political Science 200L (4 credits)

This course will begin with an examination of the principal institutions and behavior patterns of British politics, including the structure of government and the interaction of voters, parties, and leaders. We will then address several current or controversial issues which have a marked impact on the political world in Britain, including the Monarchy, religion, class, and immigration. Finally, Britain's unique role in the European Union will be analyzed. Field trips will include visits to Parliament and other relevant sites.

** Students must have at least second-semester sophomore standing at the time the program begins for internship placements.