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Semester Abroad in England


  • The University of Nottingham: Nottingham, England
    • The University of Nottingham has a reputation for excellence, recognized as one of the leading universities in the UK.
    • Nottingham is one of the UK's most vibrant and cosmopolitan cities, alive with culture and nightlife and is just a two hour train ride away from London. 
    • With a community of more than 40,000 students from over 150 countries, The University of Nottingham is a truly global university providing excellent opportunities to meet, study and socialise with individuals from all over the world.
    • Nottingham's Student Union hosts over 200 student-run clubs, which provide a great opportunity to engage and immerse yourself in your study abroad experience. 


  • Courses in multiple academic fields are available. Courses are taught in English:  Nottingham Academics
  • After a 1-week orientation at Nottingham, students register for courses from the curriculum offered at the University.


  • Fall (mid September to late January) and Spring ( end of January to mid/end of June) 
  • For Fall semester students, there is a 3-week winter break from mid-December to the first part of January when students are required to move out of their residence halls.  Some storage is available for belongings.  Limited on-campus housing is available for a separate fee paid to the University.  Students often use this time to travel.  Early planning is advised.

Additional Requirements and Recommendations 

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • It is highly recommended that students take TCCA 230 (Intercultural Communication: Global Perspectives). Courses in European history, literature, and politics (such as Europe Since 1500, Comparative Politics, Modern England, the English Literature Survey courses, and Irish Literature) also provide excellent preparation.


  • Linfield students live in University residence halls that include meals in the hall's dining room. 


Other Information


Study Abroad Application - Download and Complete