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  • Locations: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Spring Break
  • Restrictions: GSU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
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There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
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Sponsoring College: College of Arts & Sciences
Program Description:
Dates of Program:  03/09/10-03/16/18 
Credit Hours: 03  
Sponsor(s) of Program: English/Study Abroad/COAS  
Application Deadline: 10/31/17
The Program
We will visit Edinburgh and Glasgow and take a tour of Loch Ness and some of the Highlands from Glasgow, considering as we do Scottish and British history and character as famous Scottish writers and the incorrigible Dr. Johnson wrote them.  As we consider the majesty of Edinburgh, the grittiness of Glasgow, and the stark beauty of the Scottish countryside, all encompassing centuries of brutal history, we will examine elements that built the United Kingdom before and after the union of 1707.  The major texts of this course are the accounts of Samuel Johnson and James Boswell of their tour together from Edinburgh through “the Hebrides” in 1773.  We will also look at ideas of Scottishness and Englishness as they are embodied in the 19th-century work by Robert Louis Stevenson, “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” as well as in the contemporary author, Alexander McCall Smith’s The Sunday Philosophy Club.  Both of these are very much products of Edinburgh.  Discussions of texts and experiences will take place in cafes and hotel conference rooms in the evenings.
Hotels in central Edinburgh and Glasgow
Disability Accommodation
Students with documented disabilities who may need accommodations during their study abroad experience should discuss these needs with the Program Director and the Office of Disability Services at the time of application.
Program size is limited and participation is contingent upon acceptance by the Program Director.
Credits & Courses
ENG 8460
Program cost may vary at any time according to currency fluctuations and changing travel arrangements. The program cost is tentatively set at $ 800  PLUS regular Georgia State University tuition and fees. Non-resident/out-of-state students will pay in-state tuition plus a $250 fee in addition to the program cost.
Program Cost Does Not Include
• Georgia State tuition and fees
* Airfare
• Public transportation in and between Edinburgh and Glasgow
• Passport
* Food
• Personal expenses and excess baggage charges
Payment Schedule
October 31, 2017:  deposit due $400
Remaining balance $400
December 4, 2017: Program cost charged to student account
Funding & Scholarships
Georgia State University students are eligible to apply for the IEF Study Abroad Scholarship/Georgia State University Foundation Scholarship and may be eligible to apply for the Global Experience Scholarship. Visit and select the Scholarships & Financial Aid tab or call the Study Abroad Programs office at (404) 413-2529 for more information.
Students interested in applying should click the "Apply Now" button to login with their Campus ID and password and complete all application components. Because the program size is limited, early application is strongly advised. Individual interviews will be scheduled with students upon receipt of the application.
Transient Students: please see the Transient Students tab on the How to Apply page of our website. 
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.
Program Director: Tanya Caldwell
Office address: 2415 Suntrust, 25 Park Place
Telephone: 404-413-5837

This program is currently not accepting applications.