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EC Edinburgh, Scotland

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Edinburgh, Scotland Session I: May 12 – May 25, 2018 (Summer Term A)
Edinburgh, Scotland Session II: May 26 – June 8, 2018 (Summer Term A)

Join faculty and students from across the University System of Georgia for a 2-week adventure in Edinburgh, Scotland!  Students will spend Term A living, studying, and exploring a country rich in tradition, history, and natural beauty.  Stay at the Smart City Hostel in historic Edinburgh, explore historic Scotland as your daily surrounds, and travel outward to the Scottish countryside to experience the towns of Glasgow, Stirling, and St. Andrews.

Students will spend two days per week in the classroom, attend class field trips two days per week, and have several free and planned 3-day weekends.  All students will be registered for classes through Georgia Southern and receive Georgia Southern credits.  It is mandatory to register for at least 3 credit hours while on this program.

Program Cost
The 2-week program cost is $2,995.00 and includes the following:

  • Roundtrip airfare between Atlanta and Edinburgh
  • Accommodations at the Edinburgh Smart City Hostel
  • Breakfast daily
  • Day trips to Glasgow, Stirling, and St. Andrews
  • Trips to the Scottish highlands
  • A primary health insurance policy providing coverage for medical expenses

The program cost does not include: Georgia Southern tuition and fees for course enrollment, personal shopping or travel expenses, or food/meals beyond the allotment provided.  HOPE and other forms of financial aid are available for students participating on summer study abroad.  Contact the Office of Financial Aid at 912.478.5413 to learn more.

Course Equivalencies
What will you earn credit for at Georgia Southern?  Use this guide to help you select the courses you need.  Course offerings are the same on both sessions. Georgia Southern course numbers are listed in italics.

Session I:

Rebels, Kings, and Witches: U.S. & Scotland Before 1865 – HIST 3030s: Development & Enlightenment in Scotland
From Witch-burning to Body-snatching: The Transformation of Scotland – HIST 3030s – Transformation of Modern Scotland
British Literature I: The Fantasy Worlds of Scottish Fiction – ENGL 5090s: Fantasy and Folklore in Scottish Fiction
The Devil Went Down to Scotland: Witchcraft and Wizardry in Scottish Writing – ENGL 5090s: Psychology of Evil in Scottish Literature

Session II:
Rebels, Kings, and Witches: U.S. & Scotland Before 1865 – HIST 3030s: Development & Enlightenment in Scotland
From Witch-burning to Body-snatching: The Transformation of Scotland – HIST 3030s – Transformation of Modern Scotland
Intro to Psychology – PSYC 1101s: Intro to Psychology
Psychology of Scottish Ghosts and Second Sight – PSYC 3090s: Psychology of Anomalous Experiences

Contact
To learn more about the program, payment schedules and deadlines, read course descriptions, and apply, visit the program website.

For questions, contact:
Dr. David Nelson – Program Director, david.nelson@bainbridge.edu
Ms. Emilee Carr – Study Abroad Advisor, Office of International Programs & Services, ecarr@georgiasouthern.edu

Last updated: 9/27/2017