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Location:
London, United Kingdom; Paris, France
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Earn credit by visiting two of the most magnificent cities in the world. The course begins in London with a unique bus tour providing a lesson in history and a sampling of the city's mix of modern, Victorian, Georgian, and Gothic architecture. You will come to understand the impact of the church on the politics of England with guided tours of Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral. Gain an insider's perspective to keeping order in this massive and multicultural city with a lecture at the London School of Economics before hopping a train to the Royal Family's weekend home, Windsor Castle. After four days, you travel into the heart of Paris via the high-speed Euro-Star train. Learn about French politics and culture at a lecture given at the American University of Paris and explore the city heralded as one of the cultural and diplomatic capitals of the world with visits to such historic landmarks as the Eiffel Tour, the Arc de Triomphe, and Notre Dame. Be prepared to budget your time as you view thousands of great works in the countless museums in the City of Light. Throughout the program, Dr. Merrick will be lecturing and highlighting the various elements of each city's politics. This trip is the on-site learning experience associated with political science courses in comparative and urban politics.

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Setting Description:
London is the capital of both England and the United Kingdom, and the largest metropolitan area in the European Union. The city is one of the world's most important business, financial and cultural centers and its influence in politics, education, entertainment, media, fashion and the arts contributes to its status as a major global city. Greater London contains four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; the historic settlement of Greenwich; the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; and the site comprising the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey and St. Margaret's Church. It is the largest metropolitan area in the EU. The public transport network, administered by Transport for London, is one of the most extensive in the world, Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the world by international passenger traffic and the air space is the busiest of any city in the world. London is the home of the Government of the United Kingdom which is located around the Houses of Parliament in Westm
Cost:
$2946.00 *Based upon a minimum of 12 students Program Includes: Pre-departure class sessions and instruction Academic Instruction for the duration of the program on-site Hotel accommodations (shared occupancy), Airport transfers to hotels Breakfast & some additional meals. Museum passes and entrance to events on itinerary Transport Passes in each city Transportation by high speed train from London to Paris USF-provided sickness/accident, emergency medical insurance Study Abroad Alumni T-shirt

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