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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom; Wittenburg, Germany
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: CONCORDIA applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Spring
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English, German Minimum GPA: 2.5
Areas of Study: Business, Creative Writing, Culture, German, History Class Status: 1) Freshman, 2) Sophomore, 3) Junior, 4) Senior
Housing Options: Apartment, Dorm Program Type: Study Abroad
Program Description:
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Join Concordia students from around the country for an unforgettable multi-country semester in Europe! Take courses from local professors and Concordia faculty. Visit breathtaking cultural sites and participate in excursions around Europe. Choose from 7 amazing courses and complete 12-15 credits from January to April. Spring break trip included! 

Apply by May 1, 2017 for a $500 discount!
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Choose up to five courses to take abroad:

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  • English 366 Shakespeare (3 credits)
Study of representative plays in several genres and key sonnets. Visit to new Globe Theatre and Shakespeare—related area of London, as well as visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, Shakespeare’s hometown and burial site; attendance at a play by the world-famous Royal Shakespeare Company. Prof. Thurber (England)
  • English 345 English Literature II (3 credits)
Study of representative English novelists and poets prominently associated with London and other English locations. Writers include Charles Dickens, Virginia Woolf, Sylvia Path, Jane Austen, and Geoffrey Chaucer, among others. Visit to London homes and landmarks associated with these writers, as well as trip to Bath, which has a major association with Jane Austen. Prof. Thurber (England)
  • German 101 (4 credits)
This course introduces basic vocabulary. Cultural notes and short readings are included along with basic grammar, Immediate use of the language is encouraged. This course continues vocabulary building through short readings and dialogues in simulated real-life situations. The course will offer insight into German-speaking culture. Taught by local, native speaker. Local Faculty (Germany)
  • COM 460: Cross-Cultural Communication (3 credits)
This course is an introduction to approaching communication across cultural differences, with specific focus on the role of cultural communication differences within the urban context. Prof Mayrhofer (Germany)
  • MAN 450: International Business Management (3 credits)
Students will gain an understanding of how organizations remain competitive in a global context. You will apply business and social principles to real world opportunities using competitive analysis, managing distribution, ethics and decision-making, forecasting, performance evaluation and maintaining control. Prof. Mayrhofer (Germany)
Students may select one of the following January-term courses taught by local faculty in London
  • HIST 5425: Historical London (3 credits)
This course surveys the history of London from its Roman origins to the modern cosmopolitan metropolis that it is today. Through a variety of themes, students will explore social, political and architectural developments of this urban center throughout the ages. Students will both read about and visit significant sites within London which illustrate aspects of the history of this great metropolis. Local Faculty (England)
  • LIT 5405: British Fantasy Writing: Magical Memory
This course explores the long-standing, unique and vibrant tradition of fantasy literature in Britain. It will focus on the major literary fantasies from the past 120 years and their filmed adaptations, including works by Bram Stoker, J.R.R. Tolkien and J.K. Rowling. It will look at how these texts and their filmic counterparts revisit older ideas for novel purposes. Where possible, field trips to sites such as Strawberry Hill (first gothic home) or Harry Potter London tours will be arranged to supplement this course. Local Faculty (England)


December 31, 2017-February 23, 2018- London, England

February 23-March 3, 2018- Spring Break (Location TBD)

March 3-April 22, 2018- Wittenberg, Germany


Meet your Professors

RenataRenata Mayrhofer, MSBA

Professor of Business Management
Concordia University St. Paul

Lived and worked in Germany for 20 plus years, and speaks German fluently! 


DanielDr. Daniel Thurber

Professor of English
Concordia University Nebraska

Led study tours to Europe & Asia, and has studied and traveled in Kenya, Tanzania, and Nigeria!



  • This program is open to all undergraduate students! 
  • Must be in good academic and conduct standing with the institution. 
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA 
  • Must comply with all deadlines for applications, document submissions, deposits and other payments.


This is perhaps the most affordable semester-long study abroad program we offer. For less than $1,000 more than just tuition at CU, you get a full semester of lodging, local transportation, and group travel activities!
  • Program Fees: $14,750
  • Study Abroad Fee: $50

    Apply by May 1, 2017 for a $500 scholarship!


Included in the Program Fees are:
  • Tuition for up to 5 courses
  • Lodging (Self-catered apartments in London and dormatory in Wittenberg)
  • Local public transportation passes
  • Transportation from London to Wittenberg, and included excursions and Spring Break trip
  • Cultural activities
  • Overnight excursion to the Berlin and more!
  • Week-long spring break service program (site TBA but previous sites have included Vienna and Gyor, Hungary)
Not Included:
  • Airfare to London and return from Berlin
  • Fees associated with obtaining a valid passport or visa*
  • Meals
  • Books
  • Personal expenses

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 10/01/2017 ** Rolling Admission 12/31/2017 04/22/2018
Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.