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CofC in Great Britain and Scotland 2018: History and Political Science

Term To Study: Summer 2018
Application Deadline: Mar 28, 2018
Program Starts: May 16, 2018
Program Ends: Jun 15, 2018
Major 1: History
Subject 1:
Major 2: Political Science & Government
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Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $5,950
Program Locations: Edinburgh, London
Contact Phone: (843) 953-7661
Contact Name: Center For International Education
Contact Email:
What is Included: - Lodging
- Entrances into sites and gratuities
- Ground transportation
- Medical insurance
- International Student ID card
- $50 non-refundable application fee (will only be reimbursed if a student is not accepted into the program)

* Program fee subject to change
What is not Included: - Round-trip airfare to/from Europe (students book on their own)
- Tuition and associated fees
- Meals (students will have provided kitchens)
- Passport fees
- Personal expenses
Estimated Costs: In addition to the program fee, students will be charged tuition for their courses.

The out of state tuition for classes associated with travel are discounted from the Fall and Spring rates.

Scholarships up to $1,500 are available to support CofC degree seeking students. Eligibility is based on demonstrated financial need, academic merit, 2 faculty recommendations and a personal statement. The application can be found on the CIE website, under Study Abroad > Scholarships
Program Description


Students take the following two courses:

HIST 241: Europe and Great Britain in the 20th Century (3 credits)
POLI 350: Remapping a Europe in Crisis (3 credits)


A New Map for Europe: the EU, Great Britain, and Scotland

This is a new study abroad program which will be taught fully on site in the United Kingdom in London at the Foundation for International Education. Both courses will focus on the historical and contemporary relationship between Europe, the European Union, and Great Britain. Students will explore "Brexit" as a centerpiece of the program. Students will also explore major topics such as immigration, London as a global finance capital, environmental policy and sustainability, and the British experience during the two great world wars. The program will also include travel to Edinburgh, Scotland to explore Scottish perspectives on Brexit and the European Union.

*This program will include a good deal of walking.


-Students must have an overall GPA of 2.5
-Students must already possess a valid passport, or be able to obtain a valid passport


Dr. Bill Olejniczak
Department of History

Dr. Olejniczak is a historian of modern Europe and Director of the European Studies Program. He has directed more than 15 study abroad programs in the past two decades, and has lived and studied in France and Great Britain. He teaches courses in Modern French History, the History of Paris, the Second World War, and European Studies.

Dr. Mark Long
Department of Political Science

Dr. Long's training is in European Studies with a B.A and M.A. from the National University of Ireland. He has studied and lived in several European countries and taught courses on the European Union and European Politics since 2002. From 2011-2013 he directed the College's Fall Study Abroad Program in Trujillo, Spain.

Note: For questions regarding on-site program details and course content, please contact Dr. Olejniczak or Dr. Long. Any inquires regarding application processing, billing, or scholarship opportunities can be directed to the Center for International Education (contact information listed above).

*A minimum number of participants is required for all study abroad programs to run

Quick Facts

Population: 63047162
Capital: London
Per-capita GDP: $ 36600
Size: 243610 km2
Time Zone: (GMT) Dublin

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