… a unique opportunity to explore all the arts

using London and its environs as the "classroom!"

Eastern Connecticut State University’s

International Summer School in London

Hosted by the London Metropolitan University



London1 Two courses - Great Scripts (THE 374) and Appreciation of the Arts (equiv. to FAH 230) - will be offered for a total of 6 credits. Independent study opportunities are also available. The courses will be taught by 1 faculty member from ECSU (Ellen Faith Brodie, Director of Theatre) and by faculty members from London Metropolitan University along with numerous guest professional artists/ teachers from the London environs. ECSU's Summer School in London will offer experiential in-class instruction as well as extensive out-of-classroom field trips. Please note that these courses are open to pre-college students (minimum age of 16 years), freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students, and adults.

Curriculum and cost

The program curriculum (and cost!) includes attendance at shows and concerts with backstage tours; museum /gallery and individual artist studio tours; visits/talks on-campus and off with working professional artists in all fields; and tours of historical/artistic sites in London and its surrounding areas (i.e. trips to Stratford-Upon-Avon, Bath, Stonehenge, Oxford, St. Albans, and the like). Costs - $4,500.00 for the entire five weeks including: tuition for six credits; round-trip airfare and airport transfer to/from LMU; room (suite accommodations in the hall of residence); board (daily full restaurant breakfast, weekdays); theater/concert tickets; museum admissions; underground (subway) passes; and required week day and weekend field trip transportation to sites outside of London.



Schedule - Monday through Thursday morning classes (10-12 noon) onsite at University or at art venues, with afternoons, Fridays and weekends for additional arts events and field trips. Specific details t.b.a. allowing for ample free time for students to explore London and environs on their own as well as through this 6 credit program. Dates Pending: (2010) 5-week session beginning June 26th - July 31st, 2010(Anticipated travel dates, June 25 and July 31; specific dates pending travel arrangements). Apply by Dec. 1, 2009.

Living Arrangements

Living Arrangements Students will live in University dorms (suite accommodations with single bedrooms, 4-6 per suite, kitchen, private toilets and showers within suites). Dorms are within walking distance to University and the Piccadilly underground train line (only a few stops to central London).