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  • Locations: Exeter, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/15/2019 03/16/2019 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Adviser: McKelfresh, Ben Housing Options: On Campus
Cumulative GPA: 3 Language of Instruction: English
Host Country Language: English Sponsor: Iowa State
ISU Course: INTED Program Type: Direct
Program Description:


University of Exeter International Summer School

Program Features

EnglandWhy Exeter?

The University of Exeter is a leading UK university located in the most beautiful part of Great Britain, an area which is popular with tourists for its warm, sunny climate, spectacular natural scenery and sandy beaches.  The city of Exeter is an historic and vibrant cathedral city, just over two hours from London by train.

The University of Exeter will again host a three week International Summer School in 2017.  They are offering a number of credit-rated pathways to choose between, giving students the opportunity to learn about global challenges in such diverse areas as Law, Business, Humanities and the Sciences.

Choose one of our eleven accredited courses. The summer school program also includes accommodationorientation in Londonsocial events in Exeter and day trips.

Pathways will include:
• Adapting Cognitive Behavioural Therapies (CBT) to Improve Access to Psychological Therapies
• Britain and the Making of the Modern World
• Global Climate Change: Environment, Technology and Society
• Global Enterprise
• International Relations: Security, Conflict and Peace
• Introduction to Accounting
• Introduction to English Law
• Preventative Medicine: Exercise and the Environment
• Rethinking Shakespeare: Beyond the Bard
• Tolkien on Page and Screen
• Victorian Evolutions and Revolutions:  Literature and Visual Culture

The all inclusive fee means that practicalities are taken care of while you are in the UK.




The city of Exeter combines over 2,000 years of recorded history, including original Roman walls, a medieval cathedral and Elizabethan buildings, with a modern and lively city centre. Exeter has a number of award-winning museums, theatres, galleries and has a wide range of restaurants, pubs, bars, cafés and night clubs – all within walking distance of the campus.

Harry Potter fans may find themselves visiting the Leaky Cauldron and Diagon Alley – Exeter alumnus J.K. Rowling is said to have been inspired by a number of locations in Exeter when writing the Harry Potter series.

Exeter’s surrounding area is popular for its warm sunny climate, spectacular natural scenery and sandy beaches. Exmouth’s beaches are only 15 minutes away by train, and the wild and beautiful landscape of Dartmoor is nearby. Students wishing to go further afield can travel from Exeter airport.  In previous years, students have travelled to Edinburgh, Dublin and Paris, which are all under 2 hours away by plane.



EnglandWhat courses?

Current university student – either undergraduate or postgraduate
Have a current Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or above or equivalent grade

ISU registration for the term is a full-time placeholder registration listed as INTED. 

For ISU study abroad programs at partner institutions abroad, courses offered for credit are automatically transferred to ISU. Transfer courses are usually listed at ISU with a general ending such as 100, 200, 300, or 400. To determine how these transfer courses are applied to specific degree requirements in your major/minor, speak with your academic advisor. Should you need further assistance or approval from your college regarding any transfer credit issue, contact the college advisor listed here: Transfer Credit Contacts


Cost and Scholarships

EnglandHow much?

The ISU Program Fee for Summer 2018 is $3800. The ISU Program Fee includes tuition, fees, housing, most meals, day trips and social events including a welcome barbecue and gala dinner, a three-day orientation in London including a walking tour, a play at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and ISU's CISI insurance. The ISU Program Fee does not include airfare, some food, and all other additional expenses.

The ISU Program Fee is charged to students' ISU bill. The ISU Program Fee is assessed in 2 fees indicated as "qualified" and "other." "Qualified" figures are automatically added to the 1098T tax form that appears on students AccessPlus accounts. "Other" includes all other fees.

Click the "budget sheets" tab above for more details.

Scholarships can be found here.

A number of full and partial merit-based scholarships are available. Awards are made after the March 1 deadline in order to assess all applications fairly. Email for further information.

US students who receive a Federal Pell Grant are eligible to apply for a Benjamin A Gilman scholarship- find out more by visiting their website.

Undergraduate Fulbright Awards are available for some UK summer institutes including the International Summer School at Exeter.  The awards will cover the majority of participant costs.  This includes round-trip airfare from the US to the UK, tuition and fees at the host university/institution, accommodation and meals and in some cases a small daily allowance.  For more information click here.



EnglandWhere will I live?

Where you live is an important part of your time in the UK and accommodation is provided at St German's which is a short walk across campus to lecture rooms, and only a 10 minute walk into Exeter city centre. 

All bedrooms in St German's have the following:
• Bed (including bed linen), wardrobe, bookshelves
• Desk, chair, desk lamp or built-in lighting, noticeboard and waste bin
• High speed wired and wireless internet
• TV access via your computer
• Shower, washbasin and toilet facilities

There is also Wi-Fi throughout, laundry facilities and vending machines.

There is a shared kitchen for every 6 rooms. The kitchen includes a cooker with oven, hob and grill, microwave, fridge/freezer, water boiler/kettle, dining table, chairs and an ironing board. It does not include pots and pans, cutlery and crockery, so please consider this if you are choosing the no meal option. 


Dates and Contacts




How to Apply

TravelWhat else?

2017 International Summer Schoo
The City of Bath
Roman Baths in Bath
About Exeter
Predeparture and Arrival