Arcadia: London - Arcadia in London
Arcadia in London is an affordable and innovative way to study in, and get to know, one of the most cosmopolitan and exciting cities in the world. You can choose to study within a familiar American university system by taking all your courses at ... read more
That I'm good on my own and it was very worthwhile. A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned how to built relationship with international people Cristina View Entire Review
Traveling is easy A student - Arcadia University View Entire Review
Yes it was worthwhile. I learned a lot about myself and what I can handle as well as the way in which others live. A student - University of Minnesota - Twin Cities View Entire Review
I gained a sense of independence in the way that I would navigate the city alone and not be afraid to do so. I learned about an entirely different culture and way of life. It was definitely worthwhile and if I could do it again, I would in a heartbeat. Annie Marie Jablonski - Arcadia University View Entire Review
I became more independent thanks to London transport, and I learned how to be on my own in public places. I gained a sense of adventure and confidence on my travels to other parts of Europe as well. I was so wonderful to live in another world for six months. Nicole DiStasio - King's College London View Entire Review
How much there is to know about the world around us and we don't really know anything here in the states. Samantha K - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
It was a very worthwhile experience. Even though my courses were demanding I would do it all over again. A student - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
How to live abroad and travel well. Yes absolutely, but not much thanks to Arcadia. Josh_1490 - Tufts University View Entire Review
I loved going over there and I loved my experience. I think I enjoyed it as much as I did because I made it a good time even with the horrible program I chose. Ashley D - Austin College View Entire Review
I believe that my study abroad experience was definetely worthwhile and would never regret it. I learned alot about myself and about my own potential to accomplish more than I ever thought I could. The people that I met opened up my eyes and have truly impacted me and my mindset. I hope to work abroad or find a job after graduat... Devanie E - Austin College View Entire Review
This was the best experience of my life. Everyone in my program was amazing, and I got to learn and see so many new things every day. Vinita S - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I gained a lot of independence and I feel like my global and cultural awareness grew. A student - Trinity University View Entire Review
Visiting London for four months was a worthwhile experience as I was able to spend an ample amount of time absorbing the value of the city, its museums, and central location for traveling to Scotland and France on several occasions. A student - Trinity University View Entire Review
I gained tough skin and how to be more independent. Kendall - University of Minnesota - Twin Cities View Entire Review
The traveling gave me a new perspective on life. In addition unlike most I went abroad without my friends so I made lots of new great friends. A very lovely experience. Alex Lipnick - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I got to be a lot more independent A student - Trinity University View Entire Review
I gained a great sense of independence and I matured a lot. A student - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I learned to be more independent, I learned about myself and about many countries and cultures in Europe. I learned about standardized medicine and how different the education system is abroad. A student - Trinity University View Entire Review
new cultures, new people, lots of traveling Efgen E - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Absolutely, I want to live abroad or travel frequently for my future job. I can't wait to go back to London, it holds a special place in my heart <3 Michelle M - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
yes victoria a - Austin College View Entire Review
I felt like I gained so much independence. I learned more about Europe by going on my own rather than going with a best friend or family. I think my greatest accomplishment was teaching myself to navigate the underground in a short amount of time, as well as traveling to France on my own. That was difficult in more than one sens... Madeline R - Trinity University View Entire Review
Arcadia in London is an affordable and innovative way to study in, and get to know, one of the most cosmopolitan and exciting cities in the world. You can choose to study within a familiar American university system by taking all your courses at the Arcadia London Center, in the heart of the city, where we offer a range of courses looking at the history, literature, sociology and culture of this fascinating place. Or, you can mix our courses with electives chosen from one of our London partner institutions - giving you exposure to the British academic system and the opportunity to study alongside students from all over the world.
Arcadia faculty use London itself as the classroom, taking you into the streets to bring your studies to life in the communities and places you are learning about. Visits to galleries, theaters, historical sites, local communities and markets give you insights and experiences that augment your classroom learning, giving you genuine insights into this exciting city, its diverse population and traditions and its incredibly rich culture. If you'd like to add an internship option to your study, check out the London Internship Program.
Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling:
- Harry Potter Studio Tour
- Tower of London
- London Street Art Tour
- Theater trips
- and more...
Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:
Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad
Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!
Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.
Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 12 countries worldwide
Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Area, Ethnic and Group Studies
- Communication and Media Studies
- English Language and Literature
- Art History, Criticism and Conservation
- Astronomy, Astrophysics
- Biological and Physical Sciences
- Computer and Information Sciences
- Ecology, Evolution Biology
- Film, Video, Photographic Arts
- Fine Arts, Studio Arts
- Human Resources Management
- International Relations
- Mathematics, Statistics
- Political Science and Government
- Sociology and Anthropology
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The College of Global Studies at Arcadia has one of the most extensive scholarship programs of any study abroad organization. As a non-profit university, Arcadia aims to help students for whom financial assistance can mean the difference between participation in an Arcadia program and staying home. Eligibility for our scholarships is based on financial need and approximately 70% of study abroad students who apply for aid from Arcadia receive some form of award.