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United Kingdom: Foundation for International Education (FIE) in London


Todd Heidt

Director, Eleanor Stellyes Center for Global Studies

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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This program is set in one of the world's most culturally diverse and dynamic cities. Students live and study in London, a vibrant metropolis brimming with museums, theaters and green spaces. Famed for its iconic skyline and storied history, London is home to some of earth's most recognizable treasures, including the London Eye, Parliament and the Tate Modern.

With FIE London you can pursue studies for just about any major imaginable. Our can choose from over 30 electives from this smörgåsbord of options:

The London program is located at FIE's Foundation House study center, opposite the Gloucester Road Underground Station in Kensington. Note that both semester and term programs are available! FIE calls their terms "Quarters."  The Fall Term program offers a wide array of electives and an internship component that extends the program into December at a small additional cost. There are also Winter Term, Spring Semester and Spring Term options.

Students in pre-med and pre-health fields may be particularly interested in the Spring Term in London: Comparative Perspectives on Health Policy, Ethics & Genetics (late March - early June) - the faculty advisors to this Comparative Perspectives on Health Policy are Professors Andy Hertel and Judy Thorn.

Period options:

Fall Trimesters ("quarters"), 3 credits, with an optional internship extending the program into December for additional cost

Fall Semester: 4.5 credits

Winter Trimester: 3 credits (courses and/or internship)

Spring Trimester (March - June): 3 credits

Spring Semester: 4.5 credits

Program Advisors: Professors Cyn Fitch and John Spittell

Learn more about the FIE London Programs.

Click here for more information about the application process, program selection, and more!

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