LONDON: CAPA

London, England

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Dates

  • Fall Semester - Late August - Early December
  • Spring Semester - Early January - Early April
  • Summer 1 Semester - Mid May - Early July
  • Summer 2 Semester - Early July - Late August

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester - March 1, 2014
  • Spring Semester - October 1, 2013
  • Summer 1 Semester - March 1, 2014
  • Summer 2 Semester - March 1, 2014

Description

Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)

Regardless of your major, our academic courses keep you on track while you soak up regional history and culture. Study abroad options include courses with local visits, service-learning, and special lectures related to your study abroad experience, all designed to engage you in critical thinking and challenge you to pursue subjects through academic and field research.

Contact a Study Abroad Ambassador or alum of this program for more information!
- Yingkun Zhu, CAPA London Summer 1, 2012; zhu.ying@husky.neu.edu

Courses

  • Semester: Students enroll in 4 academic courses during their time in London and will receive 16 NU credits..
  • Summer: Students enroll in 2 academic courses from the selection on the CAPA website for a total of 8. 

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If you are interested in enrolling in a course not in our database, please send this course for evaluation.

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Host University

The campus is located in the Kensington district of West London, and has fully equipped classrooms, a faculty office, a computer lab and resource room, the CAPAccino student lounge, wireless Internet access, and local library access. The facilities are housed within two adjoining Victorian townhouses which were refurbished at the start of 2009. The campus is well served by public transportation, including three Underground lines and several bus routes, providing easy access to all parts of the city. Students live within commuting distance of the center, either in homestays, in shared apartments, or in dormitories. CAPA hosts a number of activities each term to introduce students to the local culture. Through the My Education program, students are encouraged to go on walking tours of different parts of London, attend guest lectures on current events, visit a variety of museums, and join other students at theater nights and group dinners. CAPA also offers a workshop at the start of the term introducing them to the culture and history of London.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2 completed terms at NU, one of which may be a summer term
  • GPA of at least 2.8
  • Transfer students and spring admits, please contact OISP for eligibility

Application Procedure

    • Online OISP Application
    • CAPA Applications

      Please submit the following directly to OISP:

    • Official transcript
    • Photocopy of Passport ID Page

    If you are applying for an internship please also submit the following:

    • The OISP Internship Credit Form (submit directly to OISP)
    • Up to date resume (upload to CAPA application)
    • Cover letter (upload to CAPA application)
    • 2 letters of recommendation (upload to CAPA application)
    • Police background check from your local police station or campus police (upload to CAPA application)

    Please note, if you are requesting an internship in a field such as writing, or any type of design work, you will be requested to submit a portfolio.

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Cost

Fall 2014 or Spring 2015: $21,367

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($21,267), and 24/7 worldwide emergency assistance ($100). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.

UK, London: CAPA Study Abroad Program Budget (Semester)

Summer 1 2014: $10,295

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 8 NU credits ($10,195), and 24/7 worldwide emergency assistance ($100). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.

Summer 2 2014: $10,295

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 8 NU credits ($10,195), and 24/7 worldwide emergency assistance ($100). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.

UK, London: CAPA Study Abroad Program Budget (Summer)

Accommodations

Students live within commuting distance of the CAPA London Center in homestays or shared apartments.  Home  stays include breakfast and dinner with the family.

Destination

Live like a Londoner and be inspired by a program that immerses you in local culture, academically and socially, through a classroom like no other. A city of international business, fine arts, design, theatre, technology, politics, and finance awaits you.