Biography of a City: London


Submitted by Sally Carmichael. The New Globe Theater

Spend your Spring Break in the global capital, London, studying Western Civilization or History.


Depart from U.S.        March 14, 2014

Arrival in London     March 15, 2014

Return to U.S.             March 23, 2014


Students will delve into the rich history that London offers via literature, maps, visits to historical sites, and tours of the city. As part of the program, students will have the opportunity to visit some of London’s most important historical sites including: the Museum of London, Westminster Abbey, The Globe Theatre, and many others.


Students choose on the following 3 hour courses to complete:

KU Student, Sally Carmichael, met Harry Potter err... Daniel Radcliffe during her time in London

KU Student, Sally Carmichael, met Harry Potter err… Daniel Radcliffe during her time in London

  • HWC 600: Biography of a City: London
  • HIST 660: Biography of a City: London
  • ARCH 600: Special Topics in Architecture: Biography of a City: London

In addition to the course work abroad, students will meet every Tuesday and Thursday during the spring semester from 1:00 PM-2:15 PM for either a lecture or a discussion.


Students will stay at the Royal National Hotel in the Bloomsbury neighborhood. The rooms are double or triple occupancy and breakfast is provided each morning.


Open to all KU students. Minimum 2.5 GPA required (petitions will be considered for lower GPAs).

When to Apply

Applications are due November 1st and you will be notified if you are accepted on November 15th