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University College London

  • Details and Cost

    About the Program

    *Stony Brook University Students Only

    SBU's exchange agreement with UCL is limited to specific departments (see Program Details)

    UCL is one of the best universities in the world. It is a highly selective public research institution located in the heart of London.  Founded in 1826, UCL is one of the largest universities in the United Kingdom with over 40,000 students and 18,000 of which come from over 150 countries. "Being a student at UCL is about so much more than just acquiring knowledge. Studying here gives you the opportunity to realize your potential as an individual, and the skills and tools to thrive in whatever you choose to do." Visiting students will have access to UCL's incredible and extensive academic facilities and student resources. In addition, the location in London gives access to an amazing cultural and academic life.

    Location London, England
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Fall, Spring, Academic Year
    Language of Instruction English
    Budget View Budget
    Living Arrangements Independent Arrangement 
    Additional Information A Partner University program is a study abroad experience where students are nominated/accepted by Stony Brook University, and enroll at a partner institution. In most cases SBU faculty or staff are NOT traveling with participants.
    Program Housing Statement: Stony Brook University is required to comply with the housing policies of the host country, partner institution and/or hotel/hostel. These policies may include requirements such as sex-based housing placement.


    GPA 3.5
    Other Requirements

    Stony Brook University Students Only

    Students must be matriculated in an undergraduate degree program, have at least 2 years of study at the university level and have completed 1 semester at SBU at the time of application.

    Look at Program Details for available programs. 

    Application Deadline

    Fall / Academic Year admission: February 1 

    Spring admission: September 1 

    Candidates may be interviewed to determine their qualifications for participating and representing Stony Brook University abroad.
  • Academic Information

    Course Information

    SBU's exchange agreement with UCL is limited to specific departments. Nominated students must select admission in one of the departments listed below. As part of the exchange program students will take at least 50% of their courses within their admitting department, and may choose to take their remaining courses as electives from all other UCL departments. 

    - Archaeology

    - Anthropology

    - History

    - Biological Sciences

    - Liberal Arts and Sciences

    - Social Research Institute *Spring or academic year students only 


    Academic Policies

    • Students must maintain full-time status while abroad
    • This is a partner university program. Applications must be submitted to Stony Brook University first. Information regarding the next steps in the process will be distributed to students who have received formal nominations by their International Programs Coordinator.
    • Grades earned in a Partner University program WILL NOT calculate towards the cumulative GPA for SBU students.
    • All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will receive GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirements fulfilled by their coursework.

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