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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 4.2
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I believe that I not only became a much better reader and writer while at CMRS, but was also given the opportunity to mature intellectually in a way distinct from the rest of my experiences in college. The encouragement given by both staff and fellow students to engage with topics which I found interesting helped me to 'come out... - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Worthwhile. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
February 03, 2020 Educative And Amazing
More about English literature than I could have hoped - Middlebury College View Entire Review
January 21, 2020 Oxford Is Neat!
This program was a great intellectual experience. I learned a lot, and improved my written and oral argument skills significantly. The tutorial system as a really neat way to learn. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
January 18, 2020 Challenging, Cozy
philosophy experience + midd friends. yes. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
January 15, 2020 Wonderful
The personalized and one-on-one education experience allowed me to become a better writer and speaker. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I learned how to live independently in a new country while navigating an entirely different scholastic curriculum. This program is worthwhile; perhaps even life-changing. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
November 19, 2019 Challenging
Time management skills, budgeting, and I learned to cook! Totally worth it - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Very worthwhile! I split my time abroad between two locations and felt I could gain cultural exchange from one semester, and academic advancement through CMRS. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
September 29, 2019 The Best Year Of My Life.
I learned a lot about being independent and managing my own schedule whilst being worthwhile. I also learned that I love the UK because of my experience. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I gained an understanding of the differences in British and American universities, got a taste for British culture, really developed my research, writing, and discussion skills, and had a lot of fun. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Studying highly intellectual topics on my own, writing and reading regularly, managing my own time and expectations maturely. Totally worthwhile - although the values may only be revealed after some failures and frustrations. - University of Oxford View Entire Review
It was an excellent educational experience, both in a traditional academic sense as well as with cultural understanding. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I learned how to manage my time and workload while balancing it with a social life - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I learned how to write research papers and how to manage a schedule of frequent reading and writing - Middlebury College View Entire Review
January 24, 2020 Quite Nice
Absolutely worthwhile, great academic experience. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I loved being in England. Also the academics really, really pushed me to a higher level. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
It was so worth all the challenging aspects of the program. I grew so much as a learner and as a writer and my skills improved tenfold. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
January 14, 2020 Solid
I gained writing proficiency thanks to the nature of courses at Oxford. - Amherst College View Entire Review
I learned how to be more independent and become confident in my academic and study skills. It was worthwhile but I wish we had more time to do the research papers. For the first we had 3 weeks for the second we had 3 days - University of San Francisco View Entire Review
I became a much better writer and researcher during my time abroad, learned about English history, literature and culture and gained valuable culture understandings of the U.K. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
September 30, 2019 Challenging Yet Rewarding.
I've become a better writer! - Middlebury College View Entire Review
Yes! I can now write a 7-page paper in no time! - Middlebury College View Entire Review
September 09, 2019 An Incredible Opportunity
Improved ability to sustain lots of unstructured work - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I learned a ton about time management and being able to digest a large volume of material in a short time span. This was very worthwhile as it is an important skill for life beyond Oxford. - 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):
  • Medieval and Renaissance Studies
  • British Literature
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
  • European Studies
  • History
  • Music
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies
Minimum GPA:
3.5
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