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University of Leeds

  • About the Program

    About the Program

    The University of Leeds is an international university, with students and staff coming together from over 151 countries. Located in Yorkshire, England, Leeds is approximately 2 hours from London and 3 hours from Edinburgh. Students are welcomed by a friendly campus and a vibrant university culture.

    The Leeds International Summer School (LISS) is academically stimulating and challenging, as well as being a life-enhancing opportunity. LISS offers students the chance to experience the UK education system and immerse themselves in genuine British culture, in one of the best student cities in the UK, alongside fellow international students.

    The Leeds International Summer program includes lots of fantastic excursions (including a weekend in London!), field trips, and socials that will help you make the most of your time in Yorkshire and the UK. All academic modules include a field trip.  

    • Visit historic country mansions and old English towns and cities
    • Be inspired by the dramatic landscapes that influenced the Brontë sisters
    • Get active in the Yorkshire countryside, go climbing and learn new outdoor skills
    • Learn to bridge the gap between different cultures and do Business effectively across the globe
    • Visit the scene of 16th and 17th century witch-hunts and magic
    • Meet local entrepreneurs and develop your own creative and innovative expertise
    • Explore the region’s contribution to Britain’s Industrial Revolution
    • Develop your understanding of renewable energy systems or design and build a robot
    • Challenge your understanding of law and take part in practical legal activities and debates
    • Discover music in film from the ‘Golden Age’ of Hollywood to the innovative sound of ‘New Hollywood’
    • ...and much more!

    Location Leeds, England
    Program Type Partner University Program
    Program Term Summer
    Program Dates July 6 - August 3, 2019
    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.

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  • Program Details

    Course of Study

    The Leeds International Summer School runs for four weeks and comprises two modules, each lasting two weeks.  Each module is worth 3 credits. You must attend the full four weeks.

    *There is a choice of modules in each block - you will select one module from each block for a total of 6 credits.

    **Contact your IAP advisor for Stony Brook SBC equivalency approvals.

    All participants following the Stony Brook Curriculum (SBC) will fulfill GLO and EXP+ in addition to requirement(s) fulfilled by their coursework.

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    Program Details

    Language of Instruction English
    Language Proficiency N/A
    Program Term Summer
    Living Arrangements Dormitory Style Housing: Included in the Program fee

    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.

  • Requirements


    GPA 2.8
    Application Deadline March 1 (deadline extended to April 1)
  • Program Cost

    Program Cost

    Application Fee $60
    Tuition Rate $286 per credit for NY residents

    $1,023 per credit for non-residents
    Program Fee $350 (Non-Refundable)
    Administrative Fee $200 (non-refundable)
    International Health Insurance Included in the program fee
    Other Fees $4,000-$7,000    (approximately; Students pay room, Leeds Program fee, board, books, transportation and other university fees directly to overseas university)

    Travel Costs $1,300-$1,500    (approximately; Students are responsible for their travel arrangements including airfare, visa costs)
    Costs are estimates for planning purposes of the student and are subject to change at any point.
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