London, England

Summer - UK Today

Study Abroad

At a Glance


Residence Hall


6 per Summer

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Visa Required:


About the Program

Our UK Today Program provides you with the opportunity to explore the vibrant culture and rich heritage of contemporary London through a wide range of courses—all of which apply to British history and culture. 

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Selection of Summer Classes

Learn about the cultural heritage of the UK at the IES Center in London.

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Course-Related Trips

Get hands-on experience with the subjects you learn about in class.

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Unique Academic Experience

Treat all of London like your classroom as you explore the city.

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Look to IES Staff for Support

IES Advisors and on-site staff are there to help.

Program Advisor

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Macey Schondel

Once you’ve applied for a program, I’ll be your direct point of contact. From housing to course registration and everything in between, I’m here to help you prepare to study abroad. Once you’re accepted to your program, you’ll find even more detailed information about what you need to know before you depart in your Predeparture Guide. Let’s get started!

📱 800.995.2300 ✉️

About the Destination

Why London?

Summer may just be the best time to live and learn in London. Who wouldn’t want to spend a summer here, with time to visit all the free museums, watch movies under the stars, and explore the 400+ green spaces in the city?

Learn More About London

Get to Know Your New City

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Iconic Landmarks

Stroll along the river Thames to snap pictures of the Tower of London.

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Warner Bros. Studio: The Making of Harry Potter

Travel to Leavesden to discover the magic of all things Harry Potter.

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Beautiful Parks and Gardens

Relax and recharge in one of the city’s many parks.

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City Tours

Visit some of London's 48 culturally-vibrant and distinct neighborhoods.

The Student Experience

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  • Apartment Style Residence Hall

Apartment Style Residence Hall

You will share a flat with four to five other IES Abroad students in a residence hall. Your room is single occupancy with a bed, storage, and private bathroom. There is a shared kitchen available to you and your flat mates. Washing machines and dryers are available. No meals are provided for this housing option.