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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Spring Break
  • Budget Sheets: Spring Break
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: CatholicU, Faculty-Led Areas of Study: European Studies, History
Language of Instruction: English Housing Options: Hotel/Hostel
Program Advisor: Grace Schneider On-Site Language Course Required: No
Credits: 1 Language Prerequisite: 000 - No language prerequisite
Academic Level: 1. Freshman, 2. Sophomore, 3. Junior, 4. Senior, 5. Graduate
Program Description:

London Westminster River

Spring Break in London


Come experience London, one of Europe's most popular and multicultural cities:
  • Marvel at the exhibits on display at the British Museum, National Portrait Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, and more.
  • Attend Mass at the Brompton Oratory.
  • Visit the Hampton Court royal palace.
  • Sail on the River Thames.
  • Pay your respects at the tombs of Karl Marx, Douglas Adams, and other prominent figures in Highgate Cemetery.
  • Enjoy world-class performances in music and theater.
  • Tour British Parliament, where a number of Catholic University students are interning.
  • Learn about modern England's place in Europe and the world.


Students participating in the program earn enroll in HSLS 120 for one credit. The course is led and taught by Laura Mayhall, Associate Professor of History. Professor Mayhall is a specialist in modern Britain history and cinema. 

Tentative Program Itinerary


This program is open to all Catholic University students. Priority acceptance is given to students currently enrolled in HSLS 351 A History of London, to members of the University Honors Program, and to undergraduates, but all students are encouraged to apply.


Students stay at a hotel located within central London and with easy access to public transportation. Rooms are generally doubles.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Break 2019 12/01/2018
12/07/2018 03/09/2019 03/17/2019

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This program is currently not accepting applications.