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Summer in the USA at the University of Georgia (fully funded), United States of America



City Information

Athens is an artsy and laid-back college town, roughly 1 hour drive from Atlanta. It enjoys long hot summers and short cool winters. Athens has a popular football team (the University of Georgia Bulldogs), a world-famous music scene (which has launched artists including the B-52s, REM and Widespread Panic) and a burgeoning restaurant culture. It is a pleasant and walkable town and the University of Georgia drives its culture.


University Information

Spend a week at our partner university, University of Georgia Athens (UGA), taking part in cultural seminars and social actives. Session will be led by academic at UGA covering zeitgeist topics including Race and Diversity in the USA, Civic Engagement, and Leadership. There will also be many opportunities to immerse in local culture including, meetings with local communities, visiting university departments, audiences with various political figures in Athens. Students will also be able to explore the local area and take part in social activities. There will be a day trip to Atlanta which will include a visit to the British Consulate, Civil and Human Rights Museum as well as Coca-Cola World.

The programme dates are from June 8th – June 16th, the trip is fully funded and includes flights (return to Manchester), accommodation and food.

Additional Information

Applications are open until 31 December 2023 at 11:59pm. Only Students who meet one of the universities WP Flag Criteria (FAQs FAQs- Global Opportunities - University of Liverpool) are eligible. Please note priority is given to those students who are Care Experienced.

Apply using the following link Online application for outgoing students (service4mobility.com) (please select USA as host country and Summer in USA as the receiving institution)

Summary Table

Competitiveness Very competitive
Minimum Academic Average needed for Year Abroad 60%
Number of places open for semester abroad 0
Number of places open for year abroad 0
Number of places open for summer abroad 20
Semester Abroad only: Do UK Students Need a Visa? No
Total estimated cost per semester in local currency
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City type Small city (>100k)
Campus Type(s) Urban
Where do exchange students normally live? University halls of residence
Are exchange students guaranteed a place in University halls of residence? Yes
Which UoL semester would a student normally spend at this partner? Summer School
Term Dates

Summer: June to June

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