Dates - This Program is not offered on an annual basis.
Program Dates: Scheduled to be offered again Summer 2016
Application Due: TBA
Acceptance Notification Deadline: TBA
Forms/Fees Deadline: TBA - The Program deposit, $600, is due in full on the program's listed forms and fees deadline. Payment of this deposit confirms participation in the program, and it does count towards the total program fees. Students are committed to pay the program fees in full after this date. If you withdraw after this date, you may be unable to recover your deposit and may also remain liable for a pro-rated portion of the program fees.
The Washington-Oxford Program only operates every few years. Due to necessary curricular and housing adjustments, the program will not be offered in 2015. Please check back on this site for upcoming 2016 program details.
The UGA at Oxford Program and the Washington Program are proud to offer students the unique opportunity to live and study in Washington, DC combined with the experience of studying abroad in Oxford, England. The Washington Program is the University's only DC-based program that is open to undergraduate students in all colleges and schools at UGA, and its only comprehensive program, combining coursework and a residential living environment. The UGA at Oxford Program is also open to undergraduate students in all colleges and schools at UGA and offers undergraduates the unique opportunity of taking classes taught by University of Oxford faculty while residing in UGA’s premier study abroad center. Transient students are welcome to apply.
During this program, students will work with staff from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Oxford-Washington students are required to live in program housing in both DC and Oxford during the dates of the program. For the Washington leg of the trip, students will live in student housing very near the capital building. During the Oxford leg of the trip, students will reside in the elegantly renovated UGA at Oxford Center. The Center rooms are spacious and hold two to four students, many with private baths.
Applications are available online at oxford.uga.edu and in the UGA at Oxford office, 326A Park Hall. Please submit applications to this office.
Course Credit & Eligibility
Students will earn six semester hours of credit, taking one course in Washington D.C. and one course in Oxford, UK.
Possible Course Offering - 2016
ENGL 2310 - English Literature Beginnings to 1700
ENGL 4330 - Shakespeare II: Special Topics - Shakespeare and Performance
ENGL 4390 - Topics in Renaissance Literature
ENGL 4890 - Topics in Criticism and Culture
THEA 4700 - Dramaturgy
THEA 4800 - Topics in History
Costs & Travel
Approximately TBA plus six hours in-state UGA tuition and fees. It will cover housing, excursions, and program activities while in DC. The cost of the program will cover housing, food, program activities, and study abroad insurance while in Oxford. Additional expenses include cost of personal items, travel to Washington, DC, meals while in DC, and airfare to Oxford. Students are responsible for making their own flight arrangements. Transient students are subject to an additional admission fee assessed by UGA Undergraduate Admissions.
The Joint UGA at Oxford & Washington Program is open to all majors! Students should provide a completed application form and two passport photos. Students are required to submit applications on or before the application deadline; applications will be accepted after this date if all positions are not filled. Application forms and other information are available in the UGA at Oxford Office, 326A Park Hall or online.