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The Middlebury College-CMRS Oxford humanities Program offers a semester of yearlong study abroad experience in Oxford, England. Its affiliation with Keble College and central location in the historic city provides multiple opportunities for studen... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.3
Based on 69 Reviews
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November 08, 2022 I Love Uk
I learned a lot about time management - Middlebury College View Entire Review
October 04, 2022 Very Educational
I became a more proficient writer, and I saw improvements in my research and library skills - Middlebury College View Entire Review
It was life altering. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I truly loved my experience at Oxford! - Middlebury College View Entire Review
July 19, 2022 Rigorous Academics
It improved my writing. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
July 07, 2022 Dreaming Spires!
I learned how to talk about and research my field of study on a deeper, more independent level. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I think my writing definitely improved a lot! I also learned to plan my life with more agency. It was definitely worthwhile. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Really got to experience life at Oxford—felt integrated into the student community - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Beyond academics, I learned about English history and culture, about shopping and cooking for oneself, about independent travel, etc. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
August 29, 2020 Underwhelming
Learned about OU system - Middlebury College View Entire Review
May 15, 2020 An Excellent Term
I gained much insight into library research, as well as insight into independence. I also made many, many friends! It was certainly worthwhile. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
My time in Oxford helped me develop intellectually both within my academic work but also in the personal, interpersonal, and religious parts of my life. I absolutely loved the city and everyone I met in it. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I have had the opportunity to improve my reading and writing skills. The variety of courses I took is also very new and refreshing - those are the courses I have never had the chance to take at Middlebury. It was a very worthwhile experience. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
October 17, 2022 Good
It was a fun program and worthwhile experience. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
September 29, 2022 Valuable Experience
The UK education system and college culture. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Absolutely worthwhile. I learned a lot about British literature and new writing techniques. - Wellesley College View Entire Review
It was a very self-directed experience. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I learned how to be independent and it was for sure worthwhile. But, I also learned I never want to live in a hostel. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
This experience was extremely worthwhile. While I learned a lot academically, I also grew personally and had the chance to essentially live on my own in a new country. I didn't have a language barrier to overcome, but I learned a lot about British culture and customs, and had the chance to travel within the UK and meet people fr... - Middlebury College View Entire Review
February 17, 2022 Exceptional
I learned that I really like visiting new places, and I met a lot of awesome people. It was worthwhile. - Carleton College View Entire Review
It was worthwhile - Middlebury College View Entire Review
November 30, 2020 A Great Experience!
- I learned to be spontaneous, I made many last-minute trips within the UK and to other European countries - I also managed my time much better since I had more freedom - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Academically I learned time management, and my research and writing improved tremendously. I also played a sport which was a great way to meet people. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Time management ability, historical insight, research ability. Although the program is quite short, I believe all of us encountered friendships that will be long lasting and meaningful. Yes, it is definitely worthwhile. - Wesleyan University View Entire Review
I made great friends and had a better understanding of what I want academically moving forward. - Middlebury College View Entire Review

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The Middlebury College-CMRS Oxford humanities Program offers a semester of yearlong study abroad experience in Oxford, England. Its affiliation with Keble College and central location in the historic city provides multiple opportunities for students to engage in Oxford's academic and cultural life. 

The semester program curriculum is rooted in the liberal arts tradition: qualified students from all disciplines are welcome to apply.  The overall aim is to provide each student with a rigorous training in particular disciplines within the context of a broad and well-balanced academic, cultural, and social life. Certain qualities are necessary if a student is to obtain maximum benefit from an education here: an inquiring mind, a critical approach to facts and, above all, a capacity for creative as well as analytical thought.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • European Studies
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
  • British Literature
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies
  • Music
  • History
Minimum GPA:
3.5
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