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  • Locations: Newcastle, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year
  • Restrictions: GSU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Abroad Year Application Deadline Decision Date Program Start Date Program End Date
Academic Year 2017-2018 04/01/2017 ** N/A TBA TBA

** Students will be notified of acceptance by email and through their online application.
Fact Sheet:
Minimum GPA: Good Standing Housing: Dorm
Language of Instruction: English Program Type: GSU
Program Director: Dr. Tanya Caldwell Sponsoring College: College of Arts & Sciences
Sponsoring Department: English Credit Type: GSU Credit
Credit Level: Undergraduate Credit
Program Description:
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"Overall, my experience in Newcastle has benefited me so much more than I ever could have expected and allowed me to view certain circumstances of my upbringing as being paramount to my identity and study of literature as a whole." - Sam, Academic Year 2013-2014

Students interested in speaking with program alumni can browse our Alumni Reference Network. The Alumni Reference Network is password-protected and only accessible to GSU students. Please contact the Study Abroad Office at (404) 413-2529 or globetrekker@gsu.edu for the password.

Please click the link for the Joint Studies in British & American Cultures at University of Northumbria, Newcastle Exchange brochure. 
Please click the link for the Program Description for Medical Evaluations (coming soon!)

The Program: The Joint Studies Program with the University of Northumbria in Newcastle, England offers GSU English and History majors the opportunity to complete their degrees with a concentration in British and American Cultures. Students will spend a year of study in Newcastle interacting with British university students also enrolled in the program, attending classes, sharing perspectives on their own and each other's cultures, living, traveling, and socializing together. Students will also participate in a series of small, focused seminars at GSU. Students spend their junior year in Newcastle, England, and during their senior year, their British counterparts study in Atlanta. http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/ 

Eligibility: Students must be a declared English or History major by the end of their sophomore year.

*International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at 404-413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.

Courses and Credit: Students will earn Georgia State University credit for their courses. 

Accommodations:  In Newcastle, GSU students will live in on-campus housing for a price roughly equivalent to GSU housing rates.

Costs: Regular Georgia State University tuition and fees, please see Tuition Rates plus mandatory international medical insurance. Students are responsible for airfare, lodging, food, and personal expenses.

Contact: Dr. Tanya Caldwell, Department of English, College of Arts & Sciences

Email: tmcaldwell@gsu.edu

Phone: 404-413-5837